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A personal touch: looking for the perfect watch strap

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The watch around a person’s wrist is an expression of his or her personality. But although the watch listed in the catalogue may be produced in a small edition, that edition is identical. Those who truly want to be different wear something unique. A personally selected, different strap is a good place to start. We are looking for a personal strap.
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Unbreakable Casio G-Shock: shockingly ambitious

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A Casio G-Shock that will fetch 10 grand? It's only a few years away. A mechanical movement in a Casio? Who knows. A visit to Casio is a shocking experience in more ways than one. The Japanese watch giant doesn't exactly hide its pride, dynamic and ambition under a bushel. A report from Japan.
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Behind-the-scenes at the Breitling Chronométrie

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John Travolta is not the only Breitling pilot – CEO Jean-Paul Girardin also feels very much at home in a cockpit, and preferably the cockpit of his own helicopter, which he uses to commute to work. During an exclusive behind-the-scenes visit to Breitling Chronométrie in La Chaux-de-Fonds we found out that Girardin is also an excellent tour guide.
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Nomos’ split personality 

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Berlin stands for trends, Glashütte stands for technology. The German capital and the village in the Ore Mountains are absolute opposites. Nomos, which is based in both towns, is able to bring together these extremes in watches that fascinate us when it comes to movement technology, design and philosophy.
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Visiting Panerai’s new manufacture in Neuchatel

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The Panerai production headquarter is no longer located in the former police station near the lake, but has since 2014 been located up a bit further in the hilly Pierre-á-Bout area. The building is not a former this or that but instead a 10.000 square meters state of the art manufacture build specifically to Panerai offering a fantastic workplace for approximately 250 employees. Our reporter Kristian Haagen flew over for a visit and came back with facts and photos.
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A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Minute Repeater: complicated grooves & sounds

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The Zeitwerk Minute Repeater by A. Lange & Söhne is a watch with ‘soul’. Everything about the watch is idiosyncratic and that results in a unique rhythm and sound. The brain behind this ultra-complicated creation is Tony de Haas. Apart from being the Director of Product Development at Lange the Dutchman is also a passionate drummer. Together with Tony we hit the studio for a unique, rhythmic and rocking report.
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Visiting the Rolex headquarters: report from the Oyster

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It's a lot easier to obtain a visa for North Korea than to book a fully organised trip to the head office and production facilities of Rolex. Even more, you can't actually organise this trip yourself; only when it pleases Rolex will the gates be opened and outsiders admitted. Rolex was recently disposed to invite 0024 for a revealing look at the tightly closed world of the Oyster.
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