The Best And Worst Of Baselworld 2017

Now that Baselworld 2017 has ended, we can all take a deep breath, the proverbial “chill pill”, and actually discuss what was released in a (hopefully) objective way. To that end, here is a small list of some of my favorite and least favorite watches from Baselworld 2017.

My Least Favorite Watches

1. Hublot MP-09 Tourbillon Bi-Axis

There were many awful watches at Baselworld 2017, in fact the awful watches represented the majority of the watches shown, but none were as bad as the Hublot MP-09. This is the kind of watch that might have targeted new money Asians or Middle Eastern buyers once upon a time, but even they would probably take a pass at this atrocity. There is literally nothing new here, which I suppose represents Hublot as brand perfectly. But the MP-09 takes bad taste to a whole new level and makes it’s buyer pay for it through the nose with it’s $169k sticker price!

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Baselworld 2015: Identity Crisis!

Baselworld 2015: Identity Crisis!

It's been a while since I have posted anything, but that doesn't mean I haven't kept busy or that you haven't made inquiries. I have and you have, and thank you!

And seeing that Baselworld 2015 has ended, I figured this would be a great time to resume with actually posting something.

Actually, one of the reasons why I felt a need to post about Baselworld this year is because I need to vent my frustrations.

This year, without a doubt, the them of the show was some kind of perverse identity crisis among many brands.

Even Patek Philippe, one of my favorite brands was not immune to a certain level of "issues", who accompanied the usual suspects: Rolex, Tudor, Omega, etc.

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