Historically,Swiss Montblanc was most closely associated with luxury pens, the Meisterstück being its most iconic and successful. The brand’s watchmaking debut didn’t come until 1997, when it opened up its watchmaking division in Le Locle, Switzerland. The name of its first timepiece? The Meisterstück.
With the latest James Bond film "Skyfall" hitting US theaters on November 9th, 2012 Swiss Omega has announced a new limited edition model to tie in with the 23rd installment in the franchise. This is distinct from the Omega 50th anniversary of James Bond 007 movies watch. The announcement of the new Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M "Skyfall" Limited Edition confirms that Daniel Craig will again wear a Seamaster PO as he reprises his role as 007. This is despite online rumors that Bond might have traded his famous diver for an Aqua Terra model.
On 11th March,Swiss TAG Heuer announced during a press conference in Taipei a landmark, long-term partnership agreement with CPBL, with the presence of symbolic infielder and outfielder, Chi-Shen Lin from Chinatrust and Guo-Hui Kao from EDA-Rhinos.
Swiss Alpina has been a reference with its diving watch collection since the 1960s when the Seastrong “10” was already capable of reaching 200m/660 ft. In 2015 and 2016, the brand introduced two sports smartwatches for women and men. This year Alpina presents its brand new diving horological smartwatch, coiceived in partnership with Swiss brand MMT.
Swiss Bell & Ross has updated its classic square shaped aesthetic for its new release watches, the BR 03-92 Horograph and BR 03-92 Horolum, unveiled in the run up to this year’s Baselworld. The pieces are an evolution of the brand’s style, with Bell & Ross claiming inspiration for the Horograph from the artistic works produced at the famed German art school, Bauhaus—simple, modern and functionalist.