SERIES 3 : UBT Ep 1 Noble Cars & Antoine Preziuso ***
For some time, NOBLE owner Peter Dyson
noted that the cars in his collection giving the
most enjoyable and rewarding driving experience,
tended to be the 'earlier' models, none of which
featured computer assistance. The later supercar
offerings just did not reward the driver in quite
the same way. Thus, the Noble M600 was born....
Antoine Preziuso [Switzerland]
Antoine Preziuso is a one-of-a-kind Master Watchmaker
in fine Swiss watch making today. With a recent
return to the essence to authentic watch creation,
these latest years are exactly the right time
for the Antoine Preziuso style to become a classic.The
fact that he assembled his first timepiece at
the age of 7, finished at the top of his class
at the Ecole d’Horlogerie of Geneva and went on
to work for the most prestigious names in Geneva’s
Haut de Gamme.."
SERIES 3 : UBT Ep 2 Melkus & MB&F***
Heinz Melkus, driver and design engineer, created
with the MELKUS RS1000 the first and only sports
car of the former GDR. The great work of his grandfather
fuelled the desire of Sepp Melkus to build his
own sports car one day: in 2009 he presented the
new MELKUS RS2000. Like its legendary predecessor,
the MELKUS RS2000 is a lightweight sports car
with racing technology. With its low weight and
the powerful engine it combines the timeless elegance
of design with unmatched driving pleasure. Only
25 individually tailored vehicles per year will
be produced in masterful craftsmanship.
Based around one very simple and fundamental ideal:
to assemble dedicated Collectives of talented
horological artisans, artists and professionals
– all friends – to design and craft each year
a radical and original horological masterpiece.
By nurturing teams of talented individuals, harnessing
their passion and creativity and crediting each
individual's essential role, MB&F uses their
synergy to become much greater than the sum of
its parts. MB&F is above all a human adventure...
a human adventure with just one goal: to create
incredible horological machines."
SERIES 3 : UBT ep3 Savage Rivale Cars , Bell &
"SAVAGE RIVALE [Netherlands]
The Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS: The only 4 door
“topless on demand” supercar. It’s all about the
sensational sound, the adrenalin rushes, and the
extraordinary, but above all the experience driving
it. With it’s yacht inspired interior wrapped
around the brutal V8, it will excite your senses
pulling you from 0-300 in less than 15 seconds.
BELL & ROSS watches
Bell Ross is a Swiss watch company headed by French
designers Bruno Belamich and Carlos A. Rosillo.
The brand was launched in 1992, and the first
watches were designed by Belamich and Rosillo
and made by a German watchmaker, Sinn. They
comprised a group of designers and specialists
of aircraft and space controls joined with a set
project: to create watches perfectly suiting a
professional use. Nowadays astronauts, pilots,
divers or bomb disposal experts use Bell Ross
watches as tools for their missions."
SERIES 3 : UBT No.4 Dartz Armoured Vehicles &
"DARTZ [St Petersburg]
DARTZ.EU present armored car which shocked the
World - PROMBRON' (ex.RussoBaltique). This is
oldest armored car brand in the World and famous
Lenin's speech was told from RussoBaltique armored
car. Now - ultraluxury, ultraproof armored car.
Also starring in Sacha Baron Cohen's new movie
Cornelius & Cie uses vintage watch movements
in proprietary cases of classic but innovative
design. Every single part of the movements is
embellished by hand, skeletonised, engraved by
Kees Engelbarts, and rhodium or gold plated, offering
customers extensive possibilities for very special
personalised engravings of movements. The top
of the barrel will be engraved by Kees with a
text or a picture, turning each watch into an
extremely personal one. The engraving can daily
be seen through an opening in the dial.
SERIES 3 : UBT No.5 Keating, Rebellion & Kenzo
"KEATING [UK] Anthony Keating
The Keating ZKRs boasts engine power from 600BHP-2200BHP
(twin turbocharged and supercharged assisted)
all cars are hand built in England to customer
specific orders; which allows the company to tailor
coach work and trim options. Our Monocoque chassis
has had years of development reducing the cars
centre of gravity with dual low lying fuel tanks
that are incorporated to increase chassis strength
and performance. Our aim is to produce a driver's
dream with all the luxury of a modern day supercar.
REBELLION Steve Clerici
Steve Clerici's passion to be a "Rebel with
a cause". To produce very individual watches.
Kenzo's love for fashion developed at an early
age, particularly through reading his sisters'
magazines. He shortly attended the University
of Kobe, where he felt bored and eventually withdrew,
against the will of his family. In 1958, he joined
a fashion school, Tokyo's Bunka Fashion College,
which had then just opened its doors to male students.
After earning his diploma, he settled in Paris
in 1964. He was trying to gain a place in the
fashion environment; attending shows, making contacts
with the media and selling sketches.
Kenzo's first designs started because he could
only afford to buy his fabrics from flea sales.
As a result, Kenzo had to mix many bold fabrics
together to make one garment."
SERIES 3 : UBT No.6 Gemballa Cars & Charles
With first-class products and highly qualified
employees Uwe Gemballa wants to convince auto
enthusiast all over the world to enjoy dynamic
driving and individual car design. We are the
world market leader in luxury Porsche Tuning.
Our cars achieved various performance records
on international racing circuits - not for it’s
own sake – but for the vitality and driving delight
of our customers !
CHARLES OUDIN [Paris]
Charles Oudin is a French house of horology founded
at the end of the 18th century by the pupil of
Abraham Breguet. After having dressed the wrists
of the kings and queens of Europe, Charles Oudin
was relaunched in 1998 by a chic Parisienne, Camille
Berthet, as a maison of montres haute joaillerie.
Oudin watches, notoriously adorned with pearls,
diamonds and satin, are handmade in Paris "
SERIES 3 : UBT No.7 Eva Leube, Conquest Vehicles
& Frank Jutsi
"Eva Leube [Sydney]
Eva Leube had a vision of a timepiece curving
elegantly around her wrist like a piece of jewellery,
bearing a beautiful movement arcing gracefully
with the contours of its case. Taking four long
years to develop and create, 'Ari' is the hard-won
realisation of Eva’s dream; a watch consummately
presenting the inordinately complex as simple
and uncluttered… and stunningly beautiful.
William Maizlin & Seth Feller
Conquest Vehicles Inc., specializes in the design
and manufacturing of bespoke, ultra luxurious,
fully armored, sport utility vehicles. Headquartered
in Toronto, Canada, Conquest Vehicles is comprised
of the automotive industry’s most respected talent
whose award-winning experience in engineering,fabrication,
design, armoring and customization combine to
create one-of-a-kind vehicles unrivaled and unmatched
in today’s security and luxury automotive marketplace.
Frank Jutsi [Swiss]
Frank Jutzi is an independentFrank Jutzi table
clock with tourbillon watchmaker, the member of
AHCI, the creator of table clock and wristwatches.
Frank is one of the watchmakers who prefer watches
with tourbillon. All his models whether it is
table clock or wristwatches equipped with open
tourbillon which makes a perfect view."
SERIES 3 : UBT No.8 Tirrito, MED & Black Sand
""TIRRITO Supercars [Italy]
Andrea Tirrito The Tirrito Ayrton
R debuted at the 2011 Top Marques Monaco. This
super car is the second creation from Italian
brand, Tirrito and will be a limited run vehicle,
hand-built upon request. The Ayrton R will be
powered by the same BMW M5 sourced engine as the
previous S version, delivering a total of 627
HP. This amount of power, mixed with the extensive
use of carbon fiber, will sprint the 2,314 lbs
supercar from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds, while
top speed will be over 205 mph.
MED Unisex Lingerie [Greece]
Christos Hatzivasiliou MED is about
the modern sophisticated icon of men and women
It’s from Mediterranean and because I am Mediterranean
guy and so it’s all about the passion and … we
say of Mediterranean people. It’s all about outfit,
fashion outfit that a girl can wear it in a club
or at home at the same time that show has this
new outfit with underwear and pleasure wear so
I combine this.
BLACK SAND Watches [Swiss]
Alain Mouawad" Created in 2011 by
a dedicated collection, the Geneva-based watch
company crafts chronometer s in harmony with Swiss
watchmaking traditions as echoed in the Latin
watchword “Semper Fidelis”, meaning “ever faithful”.
Alain Mouawad has been active in the watchmaking
world for over a quarter of a century. At an early
age, he developed a passionate interest in these
objects that measure time. He enriched his knowledge
through the family business in the Middle East,
dedicated to distributing some of the finest names
on the Swiss watchmaking scene. At a glance, he
can identify the pedigree of a watch: the brand
of a given model and its production year. His
expertise and experience in the field of wristwatches
guarantees him a clear vision of the contemporary
SERIES 3 : UBT No.9 Hautlence, Koenigsegg &
A group of passionate watch engineers from "Neuchatel"
[the anagram of Hautlence!].
Christian von Koenigsegg grew up with the dream
of creating the perfect sports car. After several
years of planning he launched the Koenigsegg project
in 1994. A tight-knit group of competent people
was gathered and a prototype was assembled, the
success of which enabled the foundation of Koenigsegg
Automotive AB. The Koenigsegg headquarters is
located on the south west cost of Sweden in a
large Fighter Jet facility, which houses 45 full
time staff plus several extras. Presently 7 vehicles
can be assembled simultaneously, with 4 stations
in the pre-assembly hall and 3 in the final assembly
Roger Moore at Top Marques in Monte Carlo"
SERIES 3 : UBT No.10 Urban Jurgensen, GTA Spano
& Nikos Takis
Dr Helmut Crott
Urban Jürgensen & Sønner Copenhagen continues
to produce complicated watches in classical styles
as individual examples or in very small series.
A group of eight highly qualified watchmakers,
working in four different workshops, produce exclusively
After 15 years of top automobile motorsport, five
years ago GTA Motor decided to go one step forward
and make director Domingo Ochoa´s dream come true;
build a super sports car that combines all the
automobile technology with perfect, sportsmanship,
elegance and exclusivity. Spano was born as the
fastest and most powerful automobile ever built
in Spain for commercial purposes. In short, it
is the car that will mark an era."
SERIES 3 : UBT
No. 11 - Maitre du Temps & Steinway Lyngdorf
Holtzmann - La Chaux de Fonds
du Temps is not so much a new watch company as
an entirely new horological concept. Founded by
Mr. Steven Holtzman, it brings groups of master
watchmakers together to develop exclusive timepieces.
Lyngdorf - Skive Denmark
Audio is a Danish professional audio system company.
which produces complete high end audio systems
such as loudspeakers and amplifiers aimed at high
quality and high performance audio enthusiasts.
In 2007, the high-quality piano maker Steinway
& Sons gave Lyngdorf exclusive rights to manufacture
high quality audio systems under the name Steinway
SERIES 3 : UBT
No. 12 - Celcius Watch-Phone, SXC Space Expedition
& Veritas Supercars
Mol (SXC) offers a commercial space line and Spaceport
on Curacao International Airport, for everyone
who wants to travel into space. As a co-pilot,
in the front seat, reaching an altitude of 103
km., Those who travel with SXC get the opportunity
to witness planet Earth from space. A truly life-changing
experience. In the long run, very fast orbital
travel to distant parts of our world will also
come within reach.
Pruvot & Edouard MEYLAN
it a pocket-phone-watch or a watch cell phone?
It is above all a resolutely novel nomadic object
that pushes the boundaries of imagination. A flying
tourbillon more offset than any existing model
and powered by the patented "Remontage Papillon"
endows this nomadic object with an extraordinary,
called the Veritas RS III and it revives the revered
Veritas name that was the first German team to
take part in formula one more than 50 years ago.
Beneath the skin, the RS III owes far more to
its track heritage than it does to the road. Carbon-fibre
panels are fitted to a tubular frame, which has
adjustable sports suspension that can be set with
a ride height of just 97 centimetres. Stopping
power is provided by Brabham Racing-sourced six-piston,
380-millimetre calipers at the front and four-piston,
355-millimetre calipers at the rear, teamed with
heat-resistant ceramic discs."
SERIES 3 : UBT
No. 13 - Devon Design, Marrussia Supercars & Van
der Klaauw watches
purpose of creating DEVON was to enable a customer
to find “any product in any category to make their
heart beat faster.” This goal translates into
a uniquely engineered store that offers everything
from minimalistic motorcycles complimented by
intricate men’s timepieces, to futuristic TRON-inspired
jewelry that can be paired with premium denim
that hugs a woman’s curves like nothing else.
CARS - Konstantin Andreev
and manufactured by ex FIA GT & Le Mans driver
and current Top Gear Russia host Nikolai Fomenko,
Marussia Supercars has now evolved into the Marussia
B1 made by a company comprising of over a 100
Van der Klaauw
making his wristwatches, Christiaan van der Klaauw
drew his inspiration from astronomy, just like
he did with his clocks. His first wristwatch was
the 'Satellite du Monde'. His recent "Planetarium"
was inspired by astronomers like Christiaan Huygens
and Eise Eisinga."
SERIES 3 : UBT
- Montegrappa Pens & Eric Giroud design
is an elite Italian brand, mastered in manufacturing
writing instruments. Celebrating its centenary
in 2012, world renowned authors from Ernest Hemingway
to Paulo Coelho penned their famous works using
Giroud created his own design studio in 1998 and
mainly focuses on the design and development of
some of the most original timepieces for Harry
Winston, MB&F and others. He considers his
job an interface between man and industry. His
method of work is mainly based on human exchanges
and research, both stylistic and technical."
SERIES 3 : UBT
No. 15 - Tushek supercars, Chronode & Soleil Cars
supercars team have spent many years carefully
distilling hard earned road and race knowledge
into perfect package called Renovatio T 500 -
unique handbuilt supercar.
Machine N°1's transcendental in-house movement
bears testimony to the enormous talent of its
creators. Jean-François Mojon and his team at
Chronode (Best Watchmaker Prize at the 2010 Grand
Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève). Guvinda Srivastava
Anadi embodies passion and sensuality - a true
luxury sports car. A Thoroughbred from Italy.
As a manufacturer Soleil believes that a car should
not only be a mode of transportation but a representation
of a person’s cultural identity. The Anadi represents
years of technology, experience and limitless
SERIES 3 : UBT
UlysseNardin Watches & Rimac Cars***
Hoffmann - CEO
Watch Manufacturer Ulysse Nardin was founded in
1846. Ulysse Nardin has been dedicated to excellence
for over 165 years in manufacturing mechanical
watches. Among the most reliable ever made, Ulysse
Nardin's marine chronometers are still sought
by collectors around the world. Ulysse Nardin
continues to be in the forefront of watchmaking
technology by pioneering new materials in manufacturing
high precision movement components and most innovative
Rimac - CEO/Designer
has no auto industry,” says Mate Rimac, a 23-year-old
entrepreneur and automotive designer. “But that
is about to change.”
is an electric supercar,” Mr. Rimac said. “It
makes 1,088 horsepower, 3,800 newton-meters of
torque (2,803 pound-feet) and is capable of going
more than 300 kilometers per hour.” For now, he
says that the top speed is being electronically
SERIES 3 : UBT
- Christophe Claret, Roding Cars & Bexei Watches
Claret watches are an inspired reflection of watchmaking
genius expressed through its most powerful manifestation:
perpetual emotion. Playful, creative and unconventional,
these “machines” are highly complex and original
models intended for devotees of rare and subtly
offbeat products that are nonetheless firmly positioned
in the sphere of Haute Horlogerie. In his constant
quest for three-dimensional innovations, Christophe
Claret draws upon the best of traditions in order
to forge his own legend. Like the great multi-starred
chefs who practice the art of high gastronomy
by working with classic products, he creates tomorrow’s
watches while respective the immense legacy of
Haute Horlogerie. His credo: “In watchmaking,
everything has already been done, and everything
has yet to be invented.”
Roding is a two seat mid-engine sports car with
a carbon fiber chassis and a powerful BMW 6 cylinder
turbo charged engine. Maximum performance and
driving dynamics are achieved through consequent
lightweight construction, and a state of the art
six cylinder turbo charged engine.
Becsei was born in Budapest and is the 3rd generation
of a watchmaker dynasty. In order to develop himself
as a watchmaker and to get the necessary practical
experiences he started to work on watch repairs
with his father."
SERIES 3 : UBT
- Sinclair Harding Clocks & Helvetica Cars***
in 1967, Sinclair Harding honours the historical
tradition of fine English clockmaking. The exquisite
detail of each clock is testament to this skill
and dedication, with every delicate stage of production
carried out in the Yorkshire based workshop. Every
clock Sinclair Harding makes is lovingly crafted
to suit your individual requirements and your
involvement is encouraged at all stages during
production of what will become a treasured heirloom.
Clients are welcome to visit the workshop to appreciate
first hand the trademark skill and dedication
of Robert Bray and his fellow craftsmen.
is about the art of being unique. A team of experts,
from Formula 1 and other specialised sectors,
design and build tailor-made cars. The „Hidalgo“,
our latest project, is an extravagant combination
of style and class combined with the trusted and
reliable Mercedes top-class technology."
SERIES 3 : UBT
- Grieb Benzinger, HTT Cars & Gronefeld
Bartkowiak - Grieb & Benzinger You can feel
the time spent to create a handcrafted masterpiece.
It is a sensual experience of history and time.
You can hear the stories that our timepieces tell.
They are written especially for you. You can see
the harmony of composition that underlies a particular
timepiece. It is a feast for the eye. GRIEB &
BENZINGER PLATINUM. Handcrafted masterpieces reinterpreted
Forest - HTT
like Italy and Germany may be well known for designing
some of the best high-performance sports cars,
but a Montreal automaker is changing all that
with its new car, the HTT Plethore. With 750 horses
under the hood, a top speed of 388 km/h and a
0-to-100 km/h time of 2.8 seconds it certainly
offers a lot more than the average sedan. And
yes, the doors lift with a remote control.
& Bart Gronefeld
name Grönefeld and the art of watchmaking have
a family history spanning nearly one hundred years,
originating in the small and ancient town of Oldenzaal
located in The Netherlands. It is there, in a
shop directly under the view of the ancient basilica
church and its tower dating from 1240, that the
grandfather of the present watchmakers, Johan
Grönefeld, began his career as a watchmaker in
1912. Both Tim and Bart Grönefeld underwent extensive
training in Switzerland, and within a relatively
short span of time proved themselves adept world
specialists in the production of the most coveted
and exquisite horological complications of all:
the tourbillon and the minute repeater wristwatch.
After 8 years with Renaud & Papi, where Bart
was workshop manager and responsible for training,
Tim in charge of escapements and regulating and
assembling tourbillons, they returned to the Netherlands
in 1998 to set up their own service workshop.
In 2008 Tim and Bart presented the first watch
bearing their own name, the GTM-06 Tourbillon
SERIES 3 : UBT
No. 20 - HYT & SPADA Concept ***
new concept watch has been built which is the
first ever to combine both mechanical and liquid
engineering. The new concept watch has been created
by master watch maker Vincent Perriard & Co
and is called the HYT H1 and comes with the hefty
price tag of $45,000, with a titanium case. The
H1 uses liquid-driven pistons as well as gears
to tell the time. The Pistons in the movement
move the bellows, which then push green fluorescein
liquid around the dial to indicate the time. Unveiled
at the Basel World 2012 show, the timepiece is
known to use advanced fluid mechanic sciences
to display time, and carry on with its daily functions
with near perfect balancing.
& Ercole Spada
Spada was born in Busto Arsizio on 26 August 1938
and received a degree in Industrial Engineering
in 1956. In 1960 he joined Zagato where he became
Chief Designer. During the years at Zagato Ercole
Spada worked on sportcars by Aston Martin, Ferrari,
Maserati Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Fiat and Lancia.
Among his most remarkable creations of this period
are the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato (his first
design), the Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ (1961), Giulia
TZ1 (1964), TZ2 and Junior Z (1968), the Lancia
Fulvia Sport. In 1970 Spada joined Ford and became
chief designer at Ghia design studio. After a
short period at Audi, in 1976 he moved to BMW
where he designed the BMW E32 7-series (1987–1994),
and the BMW E34 5-series (1989-1996). In 1983
he came back to Italy where he became design head
of I.DE.A., where he created several designs for
the Fiat Auto Group (Alfa Romeo 155, Fiat Tipo,
Lancia Dedra, Delta II and Kappa). In 1992 he
returned to Zagato, where he created the 512 TR-based
Ferrari FZ93 concept. At the beginning of 2007
he has founded Spadaconcept together with his
son Paolo, manager Domiziano Boschi and designer
||SERIES 2 [20 episodes]
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep 1 Breguet - SWATCH GROUP Chairman
& KOENIGSEGG Special Project
Billionaire Industrialist credited with saving
the Swiss Watch Industry.
super car manufacturer known for its high technical
and high performance class leading cars!
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep 2 Horacio PAGANI cars & Greubel
the launching of their first Invention the Double
Tourbillon 30° in 2004, Robert Greubel and Stephen
Forsey, French and English Inventor Watchmakers
marvelled knowledgeable watch devotees with a
new Tourbillon mechanism adapted specifically
for the wristwatch. Only a handful of timepieces
leave the atelier each month due to the sophisticated
movement and exquisite finishing. The Inventor
Watchmakers are committed to pure technical innovation
and are dedicated to inventing new movements that
have never existed in watchmaking history.
Automobili spa is a specialist manufacturer based
in Modena, Italy that established itself as a
world leader in the use of carbon fiber technology.
The Zonda F and the Zonda Roadster F are its maximum
expression of a search for technical-aesthetic
and functional detail.
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep3 Zenith Watches & Gumpert
in 1865 by Georges Favre-Jacot, ZENITH became
one of the most mythical and prestigious Swiss
watch manufactures. Born in 1969, the El Primero
movement remains today the fastest automatic chronograph
and the most precise in the world. Drawing inspiration
from the legacy of its young and brilliant founder,
ZENITH forges a unique style, classical and yet
innovative, the link between tradition and modernity.
Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur GmbH is a manufacturer
of exclusive super sports cars based in Altenburg
/ Thuringia – close to the City of Leipzig.
Coming from a racing spirit, Herr Gumpert was
head engineer of the AUDI QUATTRO project. The
APOLLO takes this knowledge to another level.
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep4 Peter Speake-Marin & Georges
Quellet - Master of the Swiss Mechanical tape recorder
inspiration and knowledge gleaned from working
in restoration of historic treasures fired his
desire to work and further his knowledge of watchmaking
to an even higher level. Returning to Switzerland
in 1996 to work on modern watches he specialised
in complications both building them and in their
development. In 2000, after 15 years of study
he embarked on his personal dream; an independent
workshop in which he could design and build his
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep5 James Purdey Rifles , BLU watches.
was established in London in 1814, the year before
the battle of Waterloo. The founder, James Purdey,
had previously worked as head stocker for Joseph
Manton, the foremost gunmaker of his time. Purdey
set up his gun making business in Princes Street
and soon moved to Manton's former premises in
Oxford Street in 1826. The company was granted
its first Royal Warrant in 1868 by The Prince
of Wales, later King Edward VII, an honour that
has been bestowed on the Managing Director of
James Purdey & Sons Ltd by each succeeding
Blu-Planet, one of the first orbiting timepiece
collection, has found its prestigious expression.
This original platinum/white-gold jewellery watch
was crafted by Bernhard Lederer, the horological
creator behind Blu, the Swiss watchbrand that
explores new ways of expressing time with advanced
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep6 DeWitt Watches, Wiesmann Roadsters
direct descendant of Napoleon [Queen Elizabeth
is his cousin]DeWitt has established itself in
less than five years within the very selective
circle of rare contemporary and innovative Haute
Horlogerie Brands. The DeWitt spirit is driven
by passion and creative boldness, perpetually
oriented towards the unexplored mysteries of tomorrow's
watchmaking art. Technological avant-garde and
powerful designs blend in with an exclusive signature
which sublimates the values of beauty, elitism
and lasting quality.
GmbH & Co.
KG LIVE YOUR DREAMS In 1993 the first series-produced
Wiesmann-Roadster saw the light of day. In 2007
Wiesmann develops and manufactures two Roadster
models: the MF 30 (231 PS) and the MF 3 (343 PS)
EXEPTIONALLY OUT OF THE ORDINARY The success of
our concept to create a synthesis of classic design
and ultramodern technology has encouraged us to
develop a new small series model, the Wiesmann
GT (BMW-V8 engine, 367 PS)
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep7 Jorg Hysek, Oswaldo Patrizzi
concept, a trinity of three talented artists Jorg
Hysek, Valérie Ursenbacher and Fabrice Gonet working
together in total harmony for many years, evolves
continuously and never ceases to strive for new
heights of excellence. The subtle bond between
fine watchmaking and high tech gives a new direction
to 21st century watches, marvels of design and
resolutely oriented towards the future.
Creator of Antiquorum , the world’s leading
watch auctioneer, which has unlike any other auction
house in the world, carved a niche for itself
by promoting its passion for watch and clock collecting..
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep8 Chronoswiss, Turnbull & Asser
watches are a hundred years behind the times”.
A certain feeling of unrest keeps me going not
only making watches but continually improving
them. This means nothing more than bringing them
up to the same standards of technical perfection
and precision, the same aesthetic clarity as 100
years ago. This fascination of watchmaking you
will find in all my watches.
to James Bond, [& Prince Charles, Wlliam &
since opening their doors in 1885 It has been
our privilege to dress royalty, world leaders,
stars of the entertainment world, captains of
industry and particularly any customer who appreciates
a unique product made to the highest standards
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep9
FINER ANTIQUE GUNS/SWORDS/ARMOUR
left Sotheby's and started dealing on my own account
almost 40 years ago. During this time the supply
of European arms and armour has dramatically diminished,
but still I have managed to assemble some exceptional
pieces! This has only been made possible by much
hard work, combined with the support of enthusiastic
friends and clients, who believe it is important
that a healthy market place is maintained in our
Hollister’s MotorCycles redefi ned the notion
of “custom bikes” with its latest
creation. “Hollister’s Excite”
is a limited edition which started in 2003 with
one motorcycle for each state in the Federal Republic
of Germany, and one for each European country.
Each bike takes 6 months to manufacture; the resulting
weight is 280 Kg.
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep10
in 1955 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, CORUM
has always taken pride in being a refreshingly
different and forward-thinking Swiss timepiece
manufacturer. Renowned for innovation and exquisite
craftsmanship, CORUM's offerings of unique and
unusual timepieces convey excitement and passion
throughout an impressively varied collection.
was founded in 1785 and Hawkes in 1771. Since
then we have welcomed many famous customers whose
names would fill a book. The magnificent full
dress occasions of British State Ceremonial have
been enriched by our craftsmen's skills, and overseas
monarchs and leaders have looked to us to meet
their own exacting requirements.
SERIES 2 : UBT Ep11
Big Bang models of grandiose proportions diameter
illustrate the four elements of Hublot’s
new fusion concept: traditional Swiss watchmaking,
visionary artistic ideas, the blending of materials
and the latest technological advances. The new
model also demonstrates the company’s legendary
design skills. The angles have been sharpened
slightly to accentuate the multilayered complexity
of the enlarged case.
current Lobb premises at number 9 is on the very
spot once occupied by Lord Byron's bachelor establishment.
The firm today proudly Lastmaker holds three Royal
Warrants to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, His
Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and His Royal
Highness The Prince of Wales. These have always
been a recognition of personal service of a high
order. For more information see The Royal Warrant
Holders Association website at www.royalwarrant.org
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benefited from years working in Switzerland producing
complicated watches and prototypes, and restoring
antique horological pieces for the most exclusive
watch houses, we have decided to start making
watches under our own name. With McGonigle Watches,
we aim to create unique timepieces of exceptional
precision and quality and revitalise a tradition
of watchmaking in Ireland.
Sportcars is the Automotive Division of Roman
Weber GmbH, a company developing and producing
high-tech sports cars and provider of engineering
services and car systems for the automotive industry.
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a BRM watch for the first time is like admiring
a line of cars with extraordinary engineering
on the starting line of a mythical race. The superior
mechanical performance unites with human desire
to surpass ordinary expectations : to push the
outer limits of human indulgence ! Wearing one
of these superb time pieces makes a personal statement
Lang was born in 1971 and grew up in the atmosphere
and challenge of the Dresden watch making tradition.
As a fifth - generation watchmaker, he could already
learn by observing his father Rolf Lang who worked
as head restorer in the Mathematical / Physical
Cabinet (Mathematisch Physikalischer Salon), one
of the world-famous collections of watches and
precision mechanical instruments.
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from the watchmaking school of Paris in 1981,
Vianney Halter spent the first ten years of his
professional life with the restoration of old
clocks, pocket- and wristwatches. This enabled
him to acquire a broad knowledge of horology.
Independent since 1994, he imagined and realized
various timepieces for famous brands. Strong of
this background, he realizes his own watch in
1998, the Antiqua. This perpetual calendar has
been presented at the Basle Fair in 1998 at the
AHCI boot, which he is member of since 2000.
Sportscars Benelux BV
a sports car fills the entire body with emotion,
but driving the K1 Roadster is even more of a
sensation. The completely hand-made racing car
links quality and character with superb workmanship
and an excellent performance. If you want to drive
a sports car feeling comfortable and secure, the
K1 is the ideal car, providing a breathtaking
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last year’s Top Marques Monaco, the world
witnessed the birth of a new automotive species,
the Antas (Eagle in the Etruscan language): timeless,
graceful, perfectly proportioned lines, exclusive
workmanship for a dream come true. We’ve
got news for you. The Eagle has grown up and is
now ready to spread her wings and fly for the
washed me on land on September 26th, 1964, and
confronted me with a most important question 16
years later: ‚What are you going to do?'.
My answer was: ‚watchmaker'. Fate smiled
and answered: ‚Ok, you're going to be toolmaker!'.
Back then I could not understand this initial
irritation, but meanwhile I'm very happy with
this stroke of fate. Because of this decision
I now know the promise of university studies,
worked independently and on my own responsibility
as a draughtsman, developed machines and - along
the way - could indulge to my passion: watchmaking!
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Andersen, worked in several famous watch shops
in the Valaisian Alps, Lucerne and Geneva until
he got engaged by Patek Philippe in 1969. In 1979
he started as independent creator and ever since
he continues to surprise the connoisseurs and
collectors world-wide with his amazing watch creations
of technical and artistic perfection.
warrants of the Duke of Edinburgh and his son
hang on the walls. Of other current customers
the firm is discreet, but past notables such as
Lord Nelson, Charlie Chaplin, General de Gaulle,
Oscar Wilde, Beau Brummel, Laurence Olivier and
the Duke of Wellington all covered their heads
the Lock's way.
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are watchmakers today who are craftsmen, but do
not innovate, and there are those who innovate,
but only in theory and with computers, but leave
the actual crafting for others to do, and then
there are those who innovate and craft, however,
it is not beautiful: it is strictly about function
- not about art. This, in fact, is quite normal.
We don't usually find, nor expect, one watchmaker
to have all of these qualities.
By the time his atelier was founded, this predisposition
á complication had already made him well known
in collector's circles, with complicated antique
watches by the likes of A. L Breguet, Thomas Earnshaw,
Girard Perregaux, Adolf Lange, John Arnold, Patek
Philippe, Urban Jurgensen, LeRoy, Thomas Mudge
and Thomas Tompion arriving to Twann for restoration.
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is in my blood. I am the son and the grandson
of watchmakers. The first musical concert I remember
was played by the more than 50 clocks tick-tocking
in his atelier in our home. I was a watchmaker
by birth and am now a watchmaker by passion."
is of course de rigueur for those who cater to
haute couture and the world's glitterati. Massaro
will, however, admit that during his 56-year career,
he has handcrafted shoes for the likes of Marlene
Dietrich, the Duchess of Windsor, Claudia Schiffer,
Morocco's King Hassan and fashion houses from
Vionnet to Alaïa. One can only imagine what other
famous feet have climbed the stairs to this dusty
second-floor atelier on the rue de la Paix.
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of George Daniel
Smith reinterprets the past, combining them with
modern horological developments such as the Daniels
co-axial escapement in order to create exclusive
and distinctly English wristwatches for the connoisseurs
Design is a new European car manufacturer, that
presents worldwide a new concept of a luxurious
super car LINX. With the goal to offer a few privileged
individuals a unique and exclusive vehicle, with
features rivaling the best in the world, M2Linx
Design S.L. used the most state of the art engineering
on the LINX, both in the design of each of its
components as well as in the manufacturing process,
resulting in a masterpiece of exquisite style.
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Naeschke started in 1984 in a small atelier in
his private home where he started to build organ
clocks. Thus he was the first organist artisan
in 150 years to study the art and revive the high
craft of the organ-clockmaker and today, Matthias
Naeschke and his team are the only makers of new
Philip Stephens's London-based fashion label UNCONDITIONAL
has soared into the celebrity heights, after only
eight years on the fashion scene, and can boast
such A-list customers as David Beckham, Patti
Smith, and David Bowie. It started in late 2002
as a small capsule of luxury menswear in its Concrete
Shop in Soho, and has now showed on the official
London Fashion Week schedule for 6 seasons. Known
for its urban, androgynous, rock 'n' roll style,
Philip shows us how the UNCONDITIONAL look, is
more than just clothes, but mindset also.