Editor’s Picks from BaselWorld 2014

As the horology world descends upon Basel, Switzerland for the one of the largest watch fairs, BaselWorld, visitors were treated to the first glimpses of a plethora of new timepieces that were being unveiled for the first time. Many of the well known brands such as Rolex, Linde Werdelin, DeBethune, and Romain Jerome turned heads  this year with their newest additions  to their already impressive lineup. Living through the eyes and wrist of the most well known watch aficionado, Watch Anish, we pick our favorite timepieces that have been revealed so far at BaselWorld 2014: Photos courtesy of WatchAnish.com

Rolex Milguass

Rolex Milguass Blue Dial

An updated version of  the Oyster Perpetual Milguass which was first introduced in 2007, this new 2014 version features a unique green sapphire crystal combined with a stunning electric blue dial.

 

Rolex Pepsi

Rolex Oyster GMT Master- II 116719BLRO Pepsi Bezel

One of the most iconic pieces in Rolex’s long history, the GMT Master II with a Red/Blue bezel, also known as the Pepsi Bezel, has been upgraded with White Gold to compliment the famous red ceramic bezel.

 

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Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed Rose Gold Skeleton Chronograph

A skeletonized version of the popular SpidoSpeed from Linde Werdelin, this new design comes clad in a stylish 18k Rosegold  outer case with the a skeletonized dial and movement.

 

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Linde Werdelin Oktopus Moonlite

The Oktopus Moonlite’s inner and outer cases feature a colorless ALW, developed specifically for Linde Weredelin. By using this unique metal, ALW, it makes this new release the lightest Linde Werdelin timepiece ever made, weighing in at an impressive 62.5 grams.

 

DeBethune

DeBethune DB28 Digitale

This beautiful new release from DeBethune features a moon phase 3D sphere right in the centre of the dial that is complimented by a stunning guilloche- style dial pattern (This moon phase sphere will accurately represent the phases of the moon for over a thousand years without any adjustments…Now that is impressive!).

 

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Romain Jerome ‘Nose Art’ DNA

Inspired by the theme of air travel, pilots, and their girlfriends, Romain Jerome introduces us to its new concept of ‘DNA’, where pieces from an actual Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress are embedded in the DNA of this watch.

Be sure to keep your eyes on WatchAnish.com and follow WatchAnish on Instagram to  catch the most up to date BaselWorld coverage, along with some  amazing pictures of each and every piece he gets his hands on.

Photos courtesy of WatchAnish.com

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Ryan Neeven

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