The Eterna Heritage Super KonTiki 1973 Limited Edition "The War of Baselworld 2016" watches we had made for ABTW team members are a play on that idea. I'll explain. Most people who are regulars at this more than week-long trade show event agree that it isn't exactly the most comfortable experience. The historic and quaint city of Basel in the German-speaking region of Switzerland is a fairly pleasant and relaxed place to be until thousands of luxury industry buyers, sellers, reporters, and producers swarm into too few hotel rooms and facilities.
The best conversation I had at SIHH 2017 was with American car legend Peter Brock. Noted as the designer of the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, Peter Brock worked with the great (and sadly, late) Carroll Shelby and the Shelby Cobra race car collection.
Snoopy, the iconic cartoon dog from Charles Schulz’s classic Peanuts comic strip, is probably not something you automatically associate with high-end watchmaking. Especially with a brand like Omega, whose distinctions include taking the role of Official Olympic Timing Partner at almost every Games since 1932, and being the creators of the first watch on the Moon. But it’s this latter claim to fame that is the link between Omega and the aforementioned cartoon pooch.
For Baselworld 2017, Tissot has announced the release of a new version of the T-Touch Solar, three years after the original T-Touch Solar was released in 2014. The new watch will be the Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar II, which follows a naming convention Tissot began a while back when the T-Touch II came out as a fix for early T-Touch models that some people complained had water-resistance issues
Reef Tiger Musician watch is adopted traditional hollow artist design, showing watch’s beauty by space and three dimensions. It matches very well for the use of complicated elements like hollow and carving together with the classical decorate artist of traditional watchmaking.