Top 20 Watches from Baselworld 2014 - Part 2

Discover 20 of the most exciting new watches that the CW Sellors Jura team saw at Baselworld this year...
 

 

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The Flightdeck Black Ceramic BK/BR has a black ceramic case with a 50 mm diameter and a scratch proof sapphire crystal. The dial is matt black with high relief brown hands and indices, and the date is displayed at 9 o'clock.

The watch is powered by a top soigné automatic mechanical chronograph movement, personalised to U-Boat specifications, with black screws and rhodium plating. The personalised silver rotor and blue screws can be viewed through a see-through, screwed in case back.



The Mechanical Hi Beat GMT is the first hi-beat GMT watch from Grand Seiko. The calibre 9S86 is based on the existing hi-beat calibre 9S85 - the leading watch in the Grand Seiko collection since 2009 - and maintains all the features of the existing calibre along with the addition of a 24-hour GMT hand with easy hour adjustment.

The watch has a stainless steel case with a diameter of 40 mm, a green dial and a high definition dual-curved sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. It has a see-through case back with a sapphire crystal and comes with a solid stainless steel bracelet. It is limited to 600 pieces.


 

The BT6-46 Gulf is a new take on the flagship model of the B.R.M. Chronographes collection, designed in partnership with Gulf for fans of motorsports. It is a limited edition of 100 pieces.

The watch has a 46 mm titanium case with extra hard black PVD and a double face crystal made of scratch proof sapphire. It has ultra slim lugs, crown and screws and super light hands, and is powered by the 2824-2 automatic movement.



The Bremont Boeing range uses Boeing aeroplane materials never used before in watch manufacture -  a result of extensive access to Boeing's material and manufacturing technology at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Sheffield, and its historical and archival materials.

The Boeing Model 1 is named after the first aircraft built by Boeing and is made from Custom 465 Stainless Steel, a double vacuum-melted, age-hardenable alloy developed for the aerospace industry for superior strength, hardness and corrosion resistance. It features Bremont's unique Trip-Tick case construction with integrated crown guard. The decorated BE-36AE movement is suspend in Boeing blue decorated steel and rubber ant-shock mounts, visible through a crystal case back. The watch comes with a Seattle Hybrid strap (a leather-polymeter composite) and a NATO military Bremont Boeing nylon strap.
 


The original Hamilton Pan Europ, introduced in 1971, contained one of the world's first automatic chronograph movements. Now updated to reflect modern materials and technology, the new Pan Europ features Hamilton's high-performance H-30 movement with 80 hours of typical power reserve.

The watch has a sporty design with a circular dial that flows into angular lugs, framing a turning bezel and aluminium ring. The case is stainless steel with a 42 mm diameter and it has a sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. The striped textile strap complements the grey dial with white reflector to make the hours and minutes stand out. A day and date display is positioned at 3 o'clock.





The Tissot T-Race MotoGP Limited Edition 2014 celebrates the brand's partnership with MotoGP and their shared dynamism.

Featuring black and red, the colours of both MotoGP and Tissot, the watch has a stainless steel case with a black carbon dial and silicon strap. It is powered by a quartz movement and comes in a helmet presentation box.
 


 

The Oris Aquis Red is a limited edition of 2,000 pieces, designed as a tribute to the Red Sea and a call to arms for its preservation. The watch has a multi-piece stainless steel case with a 43 mm diameter, a ceramic minute scale top ring and a domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. It is powered by the Oris calibre 733 with functions including a date display, instantaneous date, date corrector, fine timing device and stop-second. It has a grey dial with red details and comes with a black rubber strap.



Bell & Ross has commissioned Shaw Harley-Davidson to design a concept motorcycle inspired by the 1960s and the first American jet aircraft. The BR 01 94 B-Rocket pays tribute to this motorcycle and is limited edition of 500 pieces.

The watch has a 46 mm satin-polished steel case and a matte black dial. It has an anti-reflective sapphire crystal and a red push-button made from steel with a polycarbonate-ABS protective cover. The skeletonised metallic hours and minutes hands are filled with SuperLumiNova for increased visibility.  Functions include a date display, tachymeter scale and three-counter chronograph. It comes with a padded black leather strap, edged in red and black heavy duty canvas.


 
 

 
Longines celebrates the 60th anniversary of the patent for its Conquest brand in 2014 and has launched a special line of watches in tribute to the occasion. The Conquest Heritage 1954-2014 is based directly on the first Conquest watches, with a gold and enamel medallion on the case back as a "gold seal of Longines quality".

The watch is a limited edition of 60 numbered pieces and is powered by the L633 self-winding mechanical movement with a 38-hour power reserve.  It has a 35 mm rose gold case and the word 'Conquest' is inscribed on the dial in same typeface as the original Conquest timepieces.


 

Breitling has redesigned its electronic multifunction Aerospace chronograph to make it more powerful and dynamic. The Aerospace Evo has a slightly larger diameter, an engraved bezel with integrated rider-tabs, redesigned hands and numerals and a beveled glass. The case is in satin-brushed titanium and has a diameter of 42 mm.

The watch is powered by a chronometer-certified SuperQuartz movement, ten times more accurate than standard quartz, and has a simple and logical control system. Rotating, pressing or pulling out the crown operates the entire set of functions: 1/100th of a second chronograph, countdown timer, 2nd timezone, alarm, audible time signal (minute repeater) and calendar.