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The Best Watches of Baselworld 2019: Day 1
Baselworld, the biggest watch event of the year, is happening now at the Messe Basel in Basel, Switzerland. We’ve got a team on the ground there to bring you the most exciting releases. Follow our coverage here, and also be sure to check out Instagram. We’ll be posting to our feed throughout the week.
Day 1 of Baselworld is actually “Press Day,” an opportunity for journalists to attend press conferences, take meetings and see some of the new pieces before the show opens to the public. But it’s also the day in which many of the watch brands, big and small, first announce their new novelties, and we couldn’t be more excited.
First and foremost, today saw the release of the Tudor Black Bay PO1, several new sport models from Rolex, and, though they were technically announced yesterday, all of Patek Philippe’s new releases (stay tuned for continuing coverage of Patek). On the more affordable end of the price spectrum, Zodiac announced its new take on the Aerospace GMT; Oris brought us the Great Barrier Reef LE III; Monta dropped its Atlas GMT, and many more. Stay tuned in the coming days and weeks to continue following GP’s coverage of all the Basel goodness!
A striking watch that manages to stand out on the wrist without sacrificing functionality.
Zodiac is continuing its tradition of recreating classics by bringing back the Aerospace GMT, an affordable dual-time watch.
The Rolex GMT-Master II will excite fans with its black and blue "Batman" bezel, steel case, and Jubilee bracelet.
With the new Atlas GMT watch, Monta once again offers a ton of value in the form of a useful complication in a solid, refined package.
The Tudor Black Bay P01 is an unusual dive watch with unique features based on a military prototype from the late 1960s.
The annual calendar regulator reference 5235 is an unusual watch for Patek Philippe, now done up with a two-tone dial and rose gold case.
The Israeli watchmaker's newest is a watch that integrates both traditional analog hands and "digital" windows on the dial.
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