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Kristian Haagen loves watches. So much that he can’t stop talking about them. He has been a timegeek since he was ten years old. Never good at playing soccer he turned to the windows of his local watch maker and fell in love with the horological industry. He has written four books on watches, has published thousands of watch related articles in International media and works as watch estimater for auction house Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers.

Piaget Altiplano Chronograph

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With the annual SIHH watch show just around the corner, several watch brands are already releasing news of some of the models that will enjoy wrist time in 2015. And Piaget is one of the 16 SIHH brands that already revealed big news about a slender watch.

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A. Lange & Söhne pre-SIHH news: new Saxonia models

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At SIHH in January 2015, A. Lange & Söhne will present three models of the Saxonia watch family with a new dial design that further enhances their timeless elegance: Saxonia with a diameter of 35 mm, Saxonia Automatic with a diameter of 38.5 mm, and Saxonia Dual Time also with with a diameter of 38.5 mm. The classic Saxonia dial has undergone a discreet update as the applied hour markers of solid gold have been moved toward the periphery of the dial and are executed as double baton appliques at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o’clock.

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Italian celebration of the important Patek Philippe anniversary

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Italian Pisa Orologeria was founded in 1900 and has since been the shop to go to if craftsmanship and fine horology is your thing. The famed family company has several times been awarded high acclaims for their dedication to fine watchmaking. Inside the historical boutique at Via Verri, which is offering timepieces from the best watch brands of the world, Pisa Orologeria hosted an impressive and rather spectacular event to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Patek Philippe on November 27th.

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Some old Rolex stuff…

Vintage Rolex of Kristian Haagen

After a busy Fine Watch & Jewellery Exhibition i Aarhus with Danish retailer Klarlund I picked up my watches that were part of a very impressive vintage Rolex collection at the exhibition. As I keep all my watches in a bank vault I rarely have more than just one or two watches at home and this gave me a rare opportunity to have side-by-side pictures of some of my vintage sports Rolex watches.

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IWC x The Little Prince x Big Pilot

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IWC launches one more watch that honours The Little Prince. The Big Pilot’s Watch Edition «Le Petit Prince» follows in the tradition of the classic cockpit design of IWC’s Pilot’s Watches and comes with a midnight blue dial. The back of the watch shows an alluring engraving of the Little Prince and the limitation of ONE OUT OF 1000.

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