Baselworld 2019 is still ongoing and we can definitely say that the event has introduced a lot of novelties from some of the top Swiss watch brands. With several products for all needs and tastes being revealed day by day during the event, we’ve gathered a couple of watches launched so far during Baselworls 2019.
The watch the brand has launched is dedicated to the Iconic MA-1 Flight Jacket. The exquisite Bell & Ross BR92-03 MA-1 pilots watch made from green and orange is definitely one to gain fans from military adepts.
Breitling entered strong at Baselworld 2019 introducing the Aviator Curtiss Warhawk Editions as well as the Navitimer 41 and the Superocean collections. The main highlight of their novelties goes to the Breitling Premier B01 Chronograph 42 Norton Edition entering strong with a beautiful vintage style to it while being powered by Breitling Manufacture Caliber 01.
For Baselworld 2019 Carl F. Bucherer unveiled its addition to Heritage collection: the beautiful Heritage BiCompax Annual which has a timeless and elegant design perfectly combined with modern mechanics. Right now there are only 888 pieces available either in stainless steel or 18 k rose gold.
The new J12 by Chanel, seen during Baselworld 2019 is definitely based off of an immortal classic. This is the perfect example of elegance in black with the reimagining of a classic (around 80%).
Chopard’s entry remains as a perfect example of the quality of this watch brand. The LUC XP model comes entirely in steel, with a lovely natty merino wool tweed strap complete with a deep blue dial.
The calibre DG0101 is Dolce & Gabbana’s take on the event this year. With a dial composed of some beautiful artwork of the sun and the moon, alongside a gold case hand engraved and the vintage 24-hour clock design this is a beautiful watch you have to look out for!
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The new Gucci Grip, launched during Baselworld 2019, is inspired by the skateboard scene of the 1970s, and it’s available in either 35 or 38mm alongside many interchangeable straps. In the dial, you will be able to see the hour, the minute and the date.
Hublot is one of the watch brands that entered pretty strong at Baselworld 2019. With the potential partnership with Ferrari as the main highlight, the brand presented several styles of watches: Classic Fusion Orlinski (made with the aesthetic signature of artist Richard Orlinski), the Classic Fusion Ferrari GT (heavily inspired by Gran Turismo), the Big Bang Scuderia Ferrari 90th Anniversary watch (reflective of the history and heritage of Scuderia Ferrari) and lastly there’s also the Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 42mm (beating to the rhythm of the new HUB6020 tourbillon movement).
The Essence watch is Mondaine’s entry for Baselworld 2019. It features a case made entirely from castor oil, as well as a recycled fabric strap complete with a cork interior.
This year at Baselworld 2019, Nomos Glashütte has unveiled a minimalistic collection of sports watches with a link bracelet. Among them are the new Tangente Sport neomatik and the Club Sport neomatik. One of the announcements of the German brand at the event was the fact that they’re launching the “Duo” range, consisting of a set of new, affordable watches for smaller wrists.
Oris was a brand that definitely focused on environmental matters during Basleworld 2019. As a partnership with Reef Restoration Foundation, they’ve introduced the Great Barrier Reef Limited Edition III. Limited to 2,000 pieces it features a stunning blue dial, recalling the colours of the reef waters. Not to mention the fact that it’s water-resistant to 30 bar (300 metres).
Patek Philippe is another example of a brand that definitely never fails to surprise even in Baselworld 2019. The highlight, in this case, goes to Ref. 5235R, featuring an elegant black and gold colouring as well as a beautiful art deco look. The watch is set to continue the legacy of the ref. 5235G was introduced in 2011.
Rolex gave a swift update to many of its watches form Baselworld 2019, among them to the GMT Master II Black and Blue, Datejust 36, Yacht-Master and Sea-Dweller editions. There’s the Yach-Master 42 (crafted from 18ct white gold, and fitted on an Oysterflex bracelet), the Sea-Dweller (made from 18ct yellow gold) and the GMT-Master II (featuring a stunning Jubilee bracelet and new-generation calibre 3285).
When it comes to some of the main highlights for Seiko for Baselwolrd 2019, the one that is definitely to note is the reissuing the vintage Seiko 6105 dive watch: we’re talking about the Prospex 1970 Diver’s Re-Creation Limited Edition SLA033, featuring some modern materials and movement.
The new Tag Heuer Autavia watch is the highlight of the brand for Baselworld 2019. It features a retro rounded case and some bevelled lugs from the 1960s. While this first one was made with golfers in mind, there’s also the Connected Modular 45 “Golf Edition”, designed specifically for the adepts of this sport.
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After launching the (T3 Award-winning) Black Bay GMT, Tudor entered big at the event with the unveiling of the Black Bay P01, based off of a prototype they’ve developed in the late 1960s for the US Navy. The brand also announced the introduction of an updated slate-grey colourway for the Black Bay Bronze, and Steel and Gold options for the Black Bay Chrono and Black Bay 41, 36, and 32 in the near future.
The I.N.OX. Carbon is Victorinox’s entry for Baselworld 2019, featuring a beautiful carbon case and dial, bright neon paracord strap and some little details in red and yellow. The watch also comes alongside an interchangeable black watch strap made from firefighter boot leather, and a black bumper that protects the case.
Zenith is also deserving of a highlight in Baselworld 2019 thanks to the release of the Defy Inventor, the Defy El Primero 21 in carbon fibre and the 1969 El Primero chronograph.