A Watchful Eye on Basel

All of Our Coverage From Baselworld 2019


March 24, 2019 Watches By

Since 1925, watch retailers, collectors and makers have all descended on Basel, Switzerland during the first half of the year to both share and discover what’s next in the world of watchmaking. Despite shifting trends in how and when timepieces are released, the event still holds a central role in the world of horology. That’s why this year our editors have flown across the Atlantic to join the crowds at Basel. We’ll be live on the ground every day covering the newest and most significant releases, as well as sharing our thoughts on the newest trends and more. To stay up to date on all things watch-related, keep an eye on this space throughout the event and afterward.

The 13 Best Watches Under $5,000 of Baselworld 2019

Baselworld 2019 introduced watches at a wide range of price points. Here are the best relatively affordable watches coming in under $5,000.

The 12 Best Watches of Baselworld 2019

Baselworld 2019 has bestowed its annual bounty of watches upon us, and these are the top 12 among them from Rolex, Tudor, Patek and more.

The Best Watches of Baselworld 2019: Day 3

TAG Heuer, Grand Seiko, Sinn and many others offered exciting new wares on Day 3 of one of the world’s biggest watch trade shows.

Seiko’s Newest Presage Watches Just Took a Bold Turn

These latest entries play with a striking pop of color on the Arita porcelain dial, a few neat complications and a flared crown.

Doxa’s Vintage-Style Dive Watch is Affordable and Awesome

The new Sub 200 is a winning combination of vintage dive watch charm, solid Doxa cred, and competitive pricing.

Zenith’s New Pilot Watches Make a Bold Statement in Bronze & Green

Zenith announces two bold pilot watches for Baselworld 2019 in bronze with green dials and stylish camo straps.

Sinn Is All business with its Technical New Chronograph Watch

The German brand celebrates 20 years of its business-themed collection with a handsome chronograph calendar watch for Baselworld 2019.

There’s a New Breitling Superocean Dive Watch for Everyone

The newest additions to Breitling’s dive watch line offer a serious timepiece in sizes and colors that’ll suit any wrist size.

Sinn’s Tough New Watches Celebrate Extreme Durability

The 206 Arktis II and 206 St Ar recreate the original watches that first introduced some of Sinn’s legendary durability features.

Porsche Design’s newest Watch is Perfect for the Modern Traveller

The 1919 Globetimer UTC, available in titanium or solid gold, makes changing time zones a breeze with an easy-to-use push-button system.

Grand Seiko Celebrates its Unique Spring Drive Movement with Four New Watches

Grand Seiko introduces two new Spring Drive movements and several stunning dress watches with finishing you won’t believe.

TAG Heuer’s Autavia Takes On a Brand New Form

TAG Heuer introduces a three-hand version of its well-known 1960s watch featuring modern, high-tech materials.

The Best Watches of Baselworld 2019: Day 2

Baselworld 2019 continues with special edition Zenith El Primeros, a ressiues of a classic Seiko dive watch, new Nomos novelties and more.

Zenith Revives Its Original El Primero A386 Watch from 1969

Zenith celebrates 50 years of its El Primero chronograph with the A386 Revival, which is incredibly faithful to the original.

Tudor’s Vintage-Style Chronograph Gets Updated in Two-Tone Glory

Tudor releases a two-tone version of its Black Bay Chrono watch for Baselworld 2019, and it’s more retro-classy than ever.

This Is the Dive Watch Vintage Seiko Fans Have Been Waiting For

For Baselworld 2019, Seiko has rereleased one of its most significant early dive watches with modern, high-end Seiko finishing.

Two Stylish Collections from Nomos Get Sporty Updates

The new Tangente & Club Sport watches for Baselworld 2019 might look like other Nomos watches, but they pack some serious durability.

This Pilots Watch Is Inspired by the Iconic MA-1 Flight Jacket

In instantly recognizable green and orange, the new Bell & Ross BR92-03 MA-1 pilots watch is a tribute to a military jacket icon.

Rolex’s Yacht-Master Is 2mm Bigger and It’s a Big Difference

Introducing the Yacht-Master 42, upsized for a bolder wrist presence and in white gold for Baselworld 2019.

Seiko Unleashes a New Line of Hardcore Prospex Watches

Seiko’s new Prospex LX line features titanium cases, Spring Drive movements, and tough sport watch specs in its Land, Sea, & Air families.

The Best Watches of Baselworld 2019: Day 1

All of our coverage from Press Day at one of the world’s largest watch trade shows is right here — stay tuned for more!

This Steel Weekly Calendar Watch Is Highly Unusual for Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe’s new Calatrava Weekly Calendar watch is the brand’s first non-limited modern steel timepiece.

This Funky New Tudor Dive Watch Took Everyone by Surprise

The Tudor Black Bay P01 is an unusual dive watch with unique features based on a military prototype from the late 1960s.

The Rolex GMT-Master II ‘Batman’ Is Back in Steel & Better Than Ever

The Rolex GMT-Master II will excite fans with its black and blue “Batman” bezel, steel case, and Jubilee bracelet.

Zodiac Has Brought Back its Beloved, Affordable GMT Watch

Zodiac is continuing its tradition of recreating classics by bringing back the Aerospace GMT, an affordable dual-time watch.

The New Limited Edition Oris Diver Makes a Serious Statement

A striking watch that manages to stand out on the wrist without sacrificing functionality.

Monta’s New GMT Combines the Best of its Different Watches

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.

One of Patek Philippe’s Most Striking Watches Gets an Update In Rose Gold

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.

Itay Noy’s Latest is a Playful Take on a Conventional Watch Dial

The Israeli watchmaker’s newest is a watch that integrates both traditional analog hands and “digital” windows on the dial.

Vintage Breitling Fans Will Love This New Navitimer Watch

With the Breitling Navitimer Ref. 806 1959 Re-Edition, an iconic watch returns in a faithful recreation of the original from 60 years ago.

10 Watches We’d Love to See at Baselworld 2019

From Tudor tool watches to crazy MB&F creations, we speculate on what Baselworld 2019 might have in store for the watch-buying public.