Baselworld always sees the boundaries pushed, our imaginations broadened and the future brightened. It gives us such an eclectic collection of products from various watchmaking giants across the globe that challenges what we\u2019ve come to expect from both horology and fashion. Part 3 of Baselworld \u00a0gives us watches that take us to soaring new heights and impressive new depths in the industry. There\u2019s a focus on a classic elegance that doesn\u2019t compromise on toughness and even a watch that single-handedly broke three separate records. Without further ado, here\u2019s the best of Baselworld \u2013 Part 3\r\n\r\n\r\nYou\u2019ll also like:\r\nBest of Baselworld 2018 \u2013 Part 1\r\nBest of Baselworld 2018 \u2013 Part 2\r\n32 Top Luxury Watch Brands\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHublot Big Bang MECA-10 Ceramic Blue\r\nEnclosed in 45mm of micro blasted and polish blue ceramic, the Hublot Big Bang MECA-10 Ceramic Blue is a sapphire marvel to say the least. The HUB1201 movement, a manually wound masterpiece that comprises of 223 components, is an ode to the idea that just because a watch is sophisticated and stylistically classic, it doesn\u2019t mean it isn\u2019t groundbreaking. With a 10 day power reserve, and indicators at both 3 and 6 o\u2019clock displaying just how many days are remaining on the reserve, this big, blue beauty is efficient and effective at every tick.\r\nCheck it out\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\nHublot Orlinski Chronograph King Green Gold Classic Fusion\r\nThe obvious earthiness blooming from this timepiece comes from its interesting green\/gold colour scheme, but the true solidity of the Hublot Orlinski Chronograph King Green Gold Classic Fusion lies within its complications. With two chronograph dials lying at both 3 and 9 o\u2019clock, and a date indicator sitting at 6 o\u2019clock, it\u2019s a watch that is all about accuracy. Powered by the HUB1143 calibre movement that is sporting a 42 hour power reserve, the 280 component beauty perfectly toes the line between eye-catching and reliable. Hublot have not compromised any part of this watch\u2019s appeal, and that\u2019s a feat not often achieved by any watchmaking giant.\r\nCheck it out\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\nBulgari Octo Finissimo\r\nThe Bulgari Octo Finissimo is a record-breaker \u2013 there\u2019s simply no other way to put it. It\u2019s the world\u2019s thinnest automatic watch, it\u2019s the world\u2019s thinnest tourbillon and it\u2019s the world\u2019s thinnest automatic tourbillon, but it\u2019s lack of size doesn\u2019t impose on its functionality. With a ridiculously 3.95mm thickness, it\u2019s amazing that within it lays the calibre BVL 288 automatic movement with an impressive 55 hour power reserve. With a skeletonised open dial enclosed in a 42mm sandblasted titanium case, it\u2019s astounding that something that seems so fragile can actually be incredibly sturdy.\r\nCheck it out\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\nPatek Philippe 5524G Calatrava Pilot Travel Time\r\nWatches displaying multiple time zones is nothing new, but the Patek Philippe 5524G does so with such clarity and legibility that other models with a similar mechanism often lack. The dual time zone mechanism indicates both local and home time, distinguished by blue and white hands, which a local date indicator resides at 6 o\u2019clock. The self-winding calibre 324 S C FUS has a 45-hour power reserve and is water resistant up to 6m.\r\nCheck it out\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\nH. Moser & Cie Pioneer Centre Seconds Cosmic Green\r\nThere\u2019s a stark opulence about H. Moser & Cie\u2019s entire Pioneer collection, but none shines quite as bright as the Centre Seconds Cosmic Green edition. However despite its luxury, it has a unique innate adaptability that makes it appropriate for any situation. The 42.8mm solid steel case encloses a cosmic green dial and the Superluminova hands\/hour markers making for an eerily beautiful feel. It operates on an automatic calibre HMC 200 movement with a minimum 72 hour power reserve and is water resistant up to an impressive 120 metres.\r\nCheck it out\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\nRaymond Weil Marshall Amplification Limited Edition Tango\r\nWith only 1,000 of these watches being made, this collaboration between Raymond Weil and Marshall \u2013 the Marshall Amplification Limited Edition Tango \u2013 is as loud and as booming as they come. With an iconic gold and black colour scheme, the watch, operating on a quartz movement, pays homage to the classic Marshall amplifier and speaker cabinet, which are instantly recognisable as being used by some of the world\u2019s most famous musicians. The golden chronograph and black running seconds sub-dial contrast the textural design on the dial nicely, with a date aperture fitting in snugly between 4 and 5 o\u2019clock.\r\nCheck it out\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\nRaymond Weil Calibre RW1212 Skeleton\r\nThe Raymond Weil Calibre RW1212 Skeleton is a direct representation of Raymond Weil\u2019s company modus operandi \u2013 to continue to push. Operating with a further developed version of their in house RW1212 mechanical self-winding movement, this skeletal watch is black and gold elegance juxtaposed by the openworked dial. The visible balance wheel resides at 6 o\u2019clock, and the entire timepiece is encased in 42mm steel.\r\nCheck it out\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\nGrand Seiko Blue Ceramic Hi-beat GMT \u201cSpecial\u201d Limited Edition\r\nTo commemorate the 20th anniversary of Grand Seiko\u2019s iconic 9S movement, the watchmaking innovators have released the sleek and sexy Blue Ceramic Hi-Beat GMT \u201cSpecial\u201d Limited Edition. The guilloche-patterned dial is stunning to look at and is not compromised by excessive complications \u2013 only a classy date aperture at 3 o\u2019clock and a second time-zone indicator via 24-hour hand. The 46.4mm case is made with Seiko\u2019s high intensity titanium, which has then been treated with an anodic oxidation process that makes it shine that beautiful royal blue. The 9S86 movement has a power reserve of 55 hours, and is accurate to +5\/-3 seconds per day.\r\nCheck it out\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\nSeiko 1968 Automatic Diver\u2019s Re-creation Limited Edition: SLA025\r\nSeiko have really conquered the realm of the diver\u2019s watch, and they\u2019re celebrating that by pushing themselves even deeper with the 1968 Automatic Diver\u2019s Re-Creation Limited Edition. Made for saturation diving with a 300m water resistance, the attention to detail on this watch is impeccable. The 44.8mm dial that rests within the stainless steel case with super-hard coating is extra legible and sharp, with different styles of markers denoting 3, 6 and 9 o\u2019clock to ensure legibility no matter how far deep one is. The automatic calibre 8L55 movement was made specifically for diver\u2019s watch, and it probably won\u2019t find a more apt home than this jewel of the deep.\r\nCheck it out\r\n\r\n\r\nYou\u2019ll also like:\r\nBest of Baselworld 2018 \u2013 Part 1\r\nBest of Baselworld 2018 \u2013 Part 2\r\n32 Top Luxury Watch Brands\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHave you subscribed to\u00a0Man of Many? You can also follow us on\u00a0Facebook,\u00a0Twitter, and\u00a0Instagram.