Last night was closing night of the Inside Basel Geneva 2012 tour. The event was held at the Beverly Hills Hotel and included over 40 brand exhibitors and watchmakers. Some photos of this year’s novelties, exhibitors and attendees:

During the cocktail reception, Jeff Kingston shared a wrist shot of his new Breguet perpetual calendar

Audemars Piguet

Antoine Martin
The brand “Antoine Martin” is master watchmaker Martin Braun’s second act. We’ll follow-up with more details from our dinner with Martin, later.

Kari Voutilainen

We’ll follow-up with more details from our dinner with master watchmaker Kari Voutilainen, later.

Piaget presents the world’s thinnest watch and the world’s coolest 3D watch display

I haven’t seen Ed (edgy) this excited over a watch in years. And I’m glad he pulled me over to see the drop-dead gorgeous Ivresse with its elegant curved case, and utterly stunning curved movement!

Maîtres du Temps
We’ll follow-up with more details of these masterpieces, later.

Richard Mille
The new RM 037 with in-house calibre CRMA1 and other novelties, like the RM 029, RM 039, and the new aviators

Vacheron Constantin

Carl Bucherer

The lively Ron Stoll, President of Carl Bucherer NA. We’ll follow-up with more from Carl Bucherer, soon.

A watchmaker flew in from Dallas and was on hand assembling and disassembling some of the Panerai in-house movements.

In-house P.2004 (column-wheel chronograph with three barrels) and P.2002 (horizontal 8-day PR indicator and three barrels)

A mini-Risti GTG with the watchmaker’s PAM 111 and La Jolla PAM 465

A. Lange & Söhne
The new Datograph Auf/Aub and Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar


La Tradition GMT 7067

Heritage Phase de Lune Retrograde 8660

A piece unique baguette Hora Mundi


Glashutte Original

Jaquet Droz

The second part of the event was an opening greeting by Watchtime’s Editor-in-Chief Joe Thompson, followed by an informative and engaging presentation by Jeff Kingston:

Jeff explains that the new Breguet 10Hz will not have the red dial lettering in production

Some of the TZers at our table – Ed, Kevin, Key & Mike

Thanks to Joe Thompson & Jeff Kingston for hosting a lovely evening. See you again, soon!

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