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Baselworld 2017: Introducing the 50th anniversary Rolex Sea-Dweller Ref:126600 with red lettering

Author: - March 23. 2017

Following 50 years since the release of the first Sea-Dweller in 1967, Rolex has launched the anniversary edition of the professional diver watch that revolutionised the world of fine timepieces, due to its ability to withstand extreme pressures deep underwater. Already one of the most photographed watches of Basel world 2017 – the new Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller offers a unique look and has some exciting features. continue reading  


Introducing the Baselworld 2017 Heritage Black Bay Chrono: Tudor welcomes its first in-house manufacture movement for the Heritage Black Bay collection with a little help from Breitling

Author: - March 23. 2017

CXT Magazine is currently reporting live from the first official opening day of Baselworld 2017. Today, we have visited our friends over at Tudor in order to have a first-hand glance at the Baselworld 2017 Heritage Black Bay Chrono. The model boasts many firsts for the Heritage Black Bay family, including an in-house manufacture chronograph with a self-winding movement. Indeed, the Heritage Black Bay Chrono fuses the aquatic world with that of racing. Read on to discover more about this exquisite Baselworld 2017 novelty. continue reading  


Updates from Rolex to TAG Heuer – CHRONEXT covers day 1 at Baselworld 2017

Author: - March 22. 2017

The time has finally come: discover the first releases of Baselworld 2017! continue reading  


A first glance at the new Baselworld 2017 TAG Heuer Autavia and other exceptional pieces inspired by the brand’s heritage

Author: - March 22. 2017

CHRONEXT is reporting live from Baselworld 2017. Today, we had the honour of meeting with some exclusive TAG Heuer representatives and had the opportunity to discover more about this year’s novelties. Our favourites include the Autavia Special Edition “Jack Heuer 85th Birthday”, the Carrera Calibre 16 automatic, and much more. continue reading  

Buyer's Guide

Replicas & fakes: How to identify inauthentic luxury watches

Author: - March 16. 2017

It is probably the worst surprise when buying a fine timepiece and realising that it is a replica. Unfortunately, today’s luxury watch market is riddled with fake models, including Frankenstein watches that fuse both real and fake components, which makes it a bit trickier to determine validity. But rest assured – as long as you are purchasing from a trusted seller that guarantees authenticity by skilled watchmakers, such as CHRONEXT, you have nothing to worry about. Below, we provide you with some easy tips that you may want to refer back to, just in case you ever come across a luxury timepiece that you suspect of being a replica. But don’t forget – these guidelines will only help you should you find a poorly composed fake watch. In most cases, you should leave it up to the experts to help you determine the legitimacy of a timepiece. continue reading  

Buyer's Guide

The perfect service for your luxury watch

Author: - March 09. 2017

Inherited from previous generations, it is not uncommon for a luxury watch to be an investment for life. Take a look behind the scenes at CHRONEXT, into our own, certified workshop where we specialise in the service of your luxury watch to preserve the longevity and the value of your jewellery. continue reading  


Baselworld Part III: The five most impressive releases of the last five years

Author: - March 08. 2017

These are the most important releases of the past years continue reading  


Baselworld 2017 Update Part II: History & rumoured novelties

Author: - February 23. 2017

Our first Baselworld update of the year brought the forecasted watch trends of 2017 – in combination with the already announced novelties that will be presented to us in March. Today, we bring you the history of one of the most renowned trade fairs in the watch industry together with the introduction of 4 pre-releases. continue reading  


Valentines Day Special 2017

Author: - February 14. 2017

Discovering a passion for yourself is always something special that can provide you with a lifetime of enjoyment. Often enough, lovers of luxury watches can’t quite put into words or even rationalise their passion. Indeed, there is something about the traditional craftsmanship and the intricate mechanics of fine timepieces that pull on the heartstrings in an indescribable way. In honour of today – Valentine’s Day – we have compiled a list of luxury watches that simply belong together in hopes that you just might share your love for fine timepieces with your loved ones and significant others. continue reading  


Watch trends 2017: A Baselworld preview – Part I

Author: - February 13. 2017

Watch loving fans worldwide are eagerly finalising Switzerland travel plans as Baselworld 2017 will take place in just a couple of weeks. Luckily, we have been gathering all rumored news and trends regarding the event in the meantime. continue reading  

Buyer's Guide

Buying vintage: What to look out for

Author: - February 07. 2017

Buying a vintage watch is regarded as a discipline in of its own. It is not any wonder, as buying can come with many hazards and pitfalls. These particular watches are often considerably old, so there are plenty of things one needs to look out for. Not only that, but there are counterfeits abound in the market, too. Due to the complexity of the topic, there is enough material to fill volumes upon volumes of books. In the following section, we have compiled for you the most important things you need to know when buying a vintage watch. continue reading  


The SIHH 2017 Novelties Are Here – Let’s Have a Closer Look at 5 of them!

Author: - January 25. 2017

The brands featured at the SIHH have released some really spectacular watches this year. Here are just a few examples. continue reading  


Melanie Nowak Dreams of Watches – A Look Into The Workshop at CHRONEXT

Author: - January 23. 2017

Melanie Nowak is the first female watchmaker at the growing team at CHRONEXT. She brings with her an impressive amount of experience, having worked 13.5 years as a specialist for Rolex and Breitling. continue reading  


SIHH 2017 – Our Top 5 Favourite Pre-Releases Unveiled

Author: - January 13. 2017

Our Top 5 favourite pre-releases of the SIHH 2017! continue reading  

Buyer's Guide

Part 2: How to become a watch collector

Author: - January 08. 2017

So, you’ve decided you want to be a watch collector. Congratulations. Be warned though, becoming a serious watch collector is an expensive and extremely involved endeavour, demanding discipline, street smarts, a whole lot of research and a little bit of luck. It also happens to be one of the most fun and rewarding activities a watch lover can partake in. Plus, it’s highly addictive. continue reading  

Part 1: How to start your watch collection

Buyer's Guide

Part 1: How to start your watch collection

Author: - December 30. 2016

Buying your first luxury watch is a big step for most people as it usually represents the first time they are making a substantial financial outlay on something that is not a car or house deposit. Plus it can take some time to get comfortable with the idea of spending that much money on something like a watch. If you are asking yourself how to start - we got you covered! continue reading  


Price Development for Luxury Watches – Here Are Our Findings!

Author: - December 23. 2016

The vintage market is roaring and prices aren’t on the way down anytime soon! Want to see how vast the price development has been? Join us as we delve into the price development from the past until present. continue reading  


The Heatmap – Where Are Germany’s Watch Buyers?

Author: - December 16. 2016

Where do Germany’s watch buyers reside? We at CHRONEXT researched the topic and you might be surprised to find out where most of Germany’s luxury watch buyers live! continue reading  

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