Kristian Haagen
SIHH

Video: SIHH 2019 Best of Show - Kristian Haagen

Some people comment on watches and others who collect them. Scandinavia’s Kristian Haagen has the specificity to be competent in both categories. We never know which Haagen we’re getting, the collector or the specialist. Let’s discover his selection for SIHH 2019.

By Marco Gabella
Co-Founder - Executive Publisher

Since 2002, Kristian Haagen has written several relevant books regarding watches and a plethora of articles throughout essential media. Kristian is also co-founder of 8past10, an app for watch collectors, and he’s extremely prolific on social media.

We had the chance to sit down with him on day three of SHH 2019 to know which watches from the fair particularly impressed him. To validate his earlier selection, we crossed paths with him again later in the show to re-confirm that he still confirms his primary choices.
 

A.Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Date
Panerai Submersible Mike Horn Edition PAM985
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Twin Beat Perpetual Calendar

Video: SIHH 2019 Best Of Show - François-Xavier Overstake

By Marco GabellaCo-Founder - Executive Publisher
Historical PuristSPro moderator and editor of French blog Equation du Temps, François-Xavier Overstake knows his watches. Most importantly, he knows how to...

Video: SIHH 2019 Best Of Show - Laurent Picciotto

By Marco GabellaCo-Founder - Executive Publisher
“Retailer” would be an inconsistent way to describe Laurent Picciotto. As his conviction towards disruptive and contemporary horological projects...

Video: SIHH 2019 Best of Show - J.Philip Rathgen

By Marco GabellaCo-Founder - Executive Publisher
Classic Driver CEO, J. Philip Rathgen is, first of all, an absolute vintage car lover and connoisseur, but he also has a genuine interest and taste for...

Video: SIHH 2019 Best of Show - Mo Coppoletta

By Marco GabellaCo-Founder - Executive Publisher
Watch experts can quickly identify and explain the value of a relevant watch, but the taste of an esthete is entirely different. Mo Coppelatta gives us his...

A. Lange & Söhne’s Zeitwerk Date: The Art Of Mastering Force By The Minute

By Vincent DaveauManaging Editor France
In a world invaded by connectivity, embracing modernity while remaining traditional requires nothing short of a miracle. At this year’s SIHH, A. Lange...

SIHH 2019: Hermès Shows Its Horse Power With The Equestrian Themed Galop d’Hermès

By Rhonda RicheJournalist
Feminine and masculine at the same time, the Galop d’Hermès collection introduces an entirely new, totemic timepiece to devotees of the luxury house.

SIHH 2019: A Spirit Of Adventure and Military-Themed Watches Steal The Show at Montblanc

By Hyla BauerContributor & Special Projects
New rugged timepieces in the Montblanc 1858 collection are fit for professional explorers in the harshest conditions.

SIHH 2019: A Watchmaker’s Take On The Armin Strom Dual Time Resonance Sapphire

By Vincent DaveauManaging Editor France
Radiating the pleasure of precision, Armin Strom has made transparency a hallmark signature for the brand. Here, a look at the Dual Time Resonance Sapphire...

SIHH 2019: At Baume & Mercier, Baumatic Fanatics Are Treated To Vibrant And Complicated Upgrades

By Josh ShanksManaging Editor US
Baume & Mercier has released fresh upgrades and functions to its Clifton Baumatic collection, including a gorgeous gradient blue dial and a perpetual...

SIHH 2019: Going Clear With The Bovet Récital 26 Brainstorm Chapter One

By Rhonda RicheJournalist
Bovet’s first time exhibiting at SIHH was clearly exceptional, the brand added a whole new level of transparency to their 2019 collection. Here, we go...

SIHH 2019: Panerai Releases A Slew Of New Submersibles And Ultra-Limited Experience Only Pieces

By Benjamin TeisseireEditor & Business Development
The iconic Panerai Submersible is the focus of the new watches just introduced at SIHH from the Swiss/Florentine manufacture. Young, dynamic yet rugged and...

SIHH 2019: Vacheron Constantin’s Traditionelle Twin Beat Perpetual Calendar With An Astounding 65 Days Of Power Reserve

By Hyla BauerContributor & Special Projects
The new dual-frequency watch allows for over two months of continuous operation, solving an age-old issue of keeping perpetual calendars ticking.

A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Date

On the occasion of its tenth anniversary, Lange’s first mechanical wristwatch with aprecisely jumping digital display is endowed with a new manufacture...

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon

Overseas, the collection embodying two cherished Vacheron Constantin themes – travel and openness to the world – welcomes its first ever model...

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Twin Beat Perpetual Calendar

Over its 264 years of horological excellence, Vacheron Constantin has established an unshakeable reputation for meaningful innovation in technical and design...

Traditionnelle Twin Beat Perpetual Calendar - A Breakthrough in Function and Innovation

Overseas Tourbillon

Traditionnelle Twin Beat Perpetual Calendar