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Dec 03, 2012
unveils a new timepiece devoted to the charismatic brand ambassador Didier Cuche
– the Admiral’s Cup 44 Chrono Centro Didier Cuche watch
. The new lady’s watch demonstrates a portrait of the ski champion, presently retired from competition.
The novelty follows the men’s model in the mini-collection paying tribute to one of the greatest skiers of all time. It is a limited edition of just 20 pieces
The partnership between the ski legend and the watchmaking brand was born due to the values shared by them - thirst for perfection and decidedly Swiss identity. Didier Cuche officially retired from competition at the end of the 2011-2012 season, but his cooperation with Corum successfully continues.
Nov 29, 2012
Baume & Mercier
proudly unveils its new Linea watch
. Best described as delicate and feminine, the lady’s watch, presented with a 27 mm case
, makes one feel its timeless appeal, supreme elegance and nobility. It is coupled with a dainty bracelet.
The sensibly-sized case demonstrates perfect curvatures and accommodates a Swiss mechanical automatic caliber
- ETA 2671
. The slim high-precision movement provides reliability and excellent quality and can be admired via the sapphire crystal case-back. Its oscillating weight is decorated with “Cotes de Geneve”, snailed decor and reveals circular-grained bridges.
The lady’s watch has been created in a steel or two-tone variation. The bezel is elegantly engraved in steel or in steel trimmed with gold and bears the hour numerals. The mother-of-pearl dial
sparkles with 11 diamonds
. It is shielded by a scratch-resistant domed sapphire crystal.
Nov 29, 2012
presents its new Excalibur 42 Chronograph watch
. Featuring a blue dial and crafted from steel, the novelty makes one feel its sporting spirit and appreciate refined straight-line design. It is created to guarantee supreme comfort of wearing and remarkable performance.
The model is available exclusively in the brand’s boutiques.
The new Roger Dubuis watch respects the identity codes of the Excalibur line
. The strap is attached to the case with help of the signature triple horns. The face, protected by a sapphire crystal, embellished with a nice sun-ray finish and completed with slender Roman numerals, is framed by the immediately identifiable fluted bezel.
Nov 28, 2012
unveils its new Vintage 1945 XXL Chronograph watch
. The novelty demonstrates sober lines inspired by the aesthetic heritage of the early 20th century accumulated by the brand.
The new Girard-Perregaux watch accommodates a self-winding manufacture caliber
- the Girard-Perregaux GP03300
that allows it to happily measure short intervals of time with remarkable precision.
The timepiece makes one feel an ideal balance of straight lines and curves. Its rectangular case
is sculptured from pink gold or steel and features alternating polished and satin-brushed finishing.
Nov 27, 2012
Women of fashion are aware - zebra print is everywhere! With zebra stripes being at the height of fashion this year, Hublot
unveils its new Big Bang Zebra watch
. The novelty follows the success of the Leopard Bang and the Boa Bang introduced by the brand.
The Big Bang Zebra is an ultra-feminine watch. It case
, 41mm-in-diameter, is fashioned in black ceramic, white ceramic or 18K red gold. The bezel, in black anodized aluminum, 18K white gold or red gold, sparkles with 17 topazes and 31 black baguette-cut spinels. The bezel lugs and lateral inserts are rendered in black or white composite resin.
The zebra-print dial
captures the light due to eight small diamonds, with a total of 0.14 carats. The date is presented via a trapezoid aperture at 4:30.
Nov 27, 2012
has created a new timepiece for those who need a sporty yet elegant timekeeping companion for day-to-day life – the Terrascope
. Men will surely appreciate its eminently masculine style, sturdiness and reliability.
The new JeanRichard watch demonstrates a cushion-shaped case
, 44 mm in diameter. It is fashioned in stainless steel, polished and vertically satin-finished. It boasts 100-meter water-resistance
The black vertically satin-finished dial
is characterized by perfect legibility. It is graced by applied steel hour-markers coated with Superluminova substance at the tips, as well as the sporty hour and minute hands. The date window is positioned at 3 o'clock. The small seconds hand stands out by its tip outlined in red.
Nov 23, 2012
unveils its new Duometre Unique Travel Time watch
. The novelty is animated by the brand’s revolutionary Dual-Wing movement
. It is a fine timekeeping companion for travelers who love fine watchmaking.
For the novel movement, the Dual-Wing
is divided into two mechanisms - the first is responsible for local time and the second for an additional time zone. Each mechanism offers a 50-hour power reserve
. To guarantee remarkable user-friendliness, one can use the same crown for winding both barrels.
The day and night indicator and hour disc are found at 6 o'clock for at-a-glance reading. The dial gives a feeling of a perfect balance, featuring two symmetrically arranged counters. It is important to mention that the numbers 7 and 9 are accentuated in red as a tribute to the Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique.
Nov 22, 2012
Baume & Mercier
introduces its new Clifton 1830 watch
. The novelty, crafted in 18K red gold, is animated by a manually-wound movement. It has been created to establish a close bond with its owner.
The new Baume & Mercier watch is simple and refined. It demonstrates elegant curves and straight lines, finely merging into the wrist. The model wins the heart by it nicely balanced classic design. Its 42 mm case
has been sculptured from an ingot of 18K red gold. It demonstrates polished and satin finishing. The dial of the watch is curved, matching the shape of the domed sapphire crystal.
The meticulously crafted dial
is silvered opaline. The small seconds counter is positioned at 6 o’clock. The dial is graced with individually applied gilt numerals and indices.
Nov 21, 2012
presents its new Worldtimer Manufacture watch
. The novelty demonstrates the company’s ability to add a fresh twist to classic ideas and designs.
The new Frederique Constant watch features a three-part case
rendered in hand-polished stainless steel. The face of the model is shielded by a convex sapphire crystal, while the see-through case-back gives a chance to drop a glance at the inner life of the timepiece.
The novelty has been created in two variations
. The silver dial
is embellished with a nicely engraved guilloche design or a detailed world map in the center. The first variation features the time with help of hand-polished black oxidized hands and refined Roman numerals, while the second variation with help of hand-polished blue hands and luminous round indexes.
Nov 20, 2012
Famous as the producer of supremely elegant Swiss watches, Longines, based in Saint-Imier, Switzerland, is pleased to unveil its new Avigation Watch Type A-7
. The novelty has been inspired by the brand’s rich history and its continuous association with the aviation world.
The new Longines watch captures attention by its refinement. The 49 mm case
is fashioned in stainless steel. It is coupled with a black alligator strap. It is built with a single pusher at 12 o’clock, incorporated into the crown.
The timepiece is animated by an exclusive automatic column-wheel chronograph movement
developed for the brand - the caliber L788
. The 27-jewel mechanism, beating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, offers a 54-hour power-reserve. It provides the following functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph and tachymeter.
Nov 20, 2012
, James Bond
has chosen the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M 42mm watch
. The design peculiarities of the timepiece have been inspired by the classic Seamaster models of the 1950s.
The Omega watch accommodates the brand’s revolutionary mechanism - the Omega Co-Axial calibre 8500
equipped with the Co-Axial escapement and free sprung balance that guarantee prolonged stability and utmost precision, not to mention they significantly reduce the need for servicing. As the mechanism also incorporates an Si14 silicon balance spring, the timepiece is provided with a 4-year warranty.
of the James Bond watch
is characterized by supreme legibility
in all lights and conditions as the hands and indexes are provided with Super-LumiNova treatment. They distinctively contrast with the matt black surface of the dial.
Nov 19, 2012
proudly presents its new limited edition timepiece devoted to Nicky Hayden
, the celebrated MotoGP rider and 2006 MotoGP World Champion. The Tissot T-Race Nicky Hayden 2012 watch
is available in a limited number of 4,999 pieces
The new Tissot watch has been created in Nicky’s team colors. The novelty is teamed with a bicolor ultra-resistant silicone strap
that features a fiery red base and an aerodynamic white stripe round the strap.
The dial catches attention by Nicky’s lucky star emblem, along with speedometer-like counters. The case-back reveals an engraving of his racing number 69.
Fans of motorcycle racing will surely be attracted by such details as a brake disc bezel and the start of the bracelet depicting bike suspensions. The back of the bracelet shows off a tyre-tread feature.
The stainless steel case
of the Nicky Hayden watch measures 45.3 mm in diameter. It is 100-meter water-resistant
. It accommodates a reliable Swiss quartz movement
- G10.211. The face is shielded by a sapphire crystal.
The new Tissot T-Race Nicky Hayden 2012 watch
is presented in a helmet-like special packaging. It’s a fine addition to the collection of Nicky Nayden’s fans and those in love with motoracing.
The model is available at Amazon at the price of $592.25.
Nov 19, 2012
unveils its new T-Touch Classic watch
. The novelty has been created for those gentlemen who appreciate the mixture of high-technology and all-time classic style.
As every T-Touch watch, the timepiece provides multi-functionality –the owner of the watch will be able to use 11 tactile functions
, including the chronograph and compass.
The exterior of the new Tissot watch makes one feel its sophisticated and classy look. The timepiece may accompany its owner to any occasion – to a golf course or a cocktail party.
The 42mm case
of the watch is rendered in stainless steel. It is 100-meter water-resistant
. The black face is protected by a tactile sapphire crystal.
The model is animated by a Swiss quartz movement
- ETA E49.301.
The new Tissot T-Touch Classic watch
is teamed with a black or brown leather strap or a stainless steel bracelet. The leather strap version is available for 675 US dollars, while the bracelet version is available for 695 US dollars.
Nov 15, 2012
The Harry Winston Midnight Collection
welcomes a newcomer – the Midnight Moon Phase watch
The novelty captivates the glance by the most romantic presentation of the moon phase complication
. An arc-like crescent-moon aperture is found between 9 and 12 o’clock. The moon and stars emerge from behind the branches of trees scrupulously engraved and luxuriously finished in contrasting lacquers on the dial of the timepiece. This is a beautiful tribute to nature and time itself.
The 39mm case
of the new Harry Winston watch is rendered in 18K rose gold
or 18K white gold
. The rose gold variation unveils a rosé Champagne dial
embellished with a sun-ray satin brushed finish. The engraved tree is gently filled with rose lacquer for alluring appeal and an exquisite tonal effect.
Nov 15, 2012
The Breitling Transocean Chronograph Unitime worldtimer watch
has a new fan - David Beckham
. The famous footballer has long appreciated Breitling watches as high-performance instruments featuring timeless designs that have inspired whole generations.
David Beckham takes part in the brand’s new campaign that initiated a long-term partnership between the Swiss brand and him.
As all Breitling fans are aware the brand boasts long-established ties with aviation, having introduced a number of travel watches, including the Unitime model that enjoyed success in the 1950s and 60s.
Nov 12, 2012
unveils its new Admiral’s Cup Legend 42 watch
. It is created in a limited edition of 400 pieces
. The novelty pays tribute to the historical model born in 1983.
The first Admiral’s Cup watch joined the world of watchmaking in 1960. It was highly acclaimed as a reliable water-resistant sports model. In 1983, Corum introduced a new Admiral’s Cup model that stood out by its twelve-sided case and the twelve nautical pennants from the maritime international code of signals - they substituted the hour-markers. These features have become the identity codes of the collection and the model enjoyed great success.
The new Corum watch demonstrates the vintage “gunmetal blue” shade
that characterized the 1983 model. It is to join the brand’s Legend line initially presented in 2011 and appreciated for its classic elegance.
Nov 08, 2012
Representing the official timekeeper of the 2013 Dakar Rally
brings forth its Chronodakar Limited Edition watch
. The number of timepieces is restricted to just 200 pieces.
The Dakar rally
was born in 1979. Today, it is the most remarkable rally raid and human endurance contest in the world. The rally was initially held in Africa, but in 2009 it moved to South America. In 2013, about 740 competitors will take part in the rally to be held in Peru, Argentina and Chile. It will include all categories - car, truck and motorbike.
The new Edox watch has been constructed to withstand the extreme desert conditions. The novelty boasts state-of-the-art features. Its generously-sized case accommodates a reliable chronograph movement
- Edox 103, based on Ronda 5021.D. It animates the following functions - hours, minutes, seconds, date, and chronograph.
Nov 08, 2012
presents its new Silverstone Vintage 30 watch
. The timepiece, demonstrating harmonious lines and shapes, is created for those fond of racing, tracks and beautiful mechanics.
of the new Graham watch, streamlined and aesthetically refined, measures 47 mm in diameter and is sculptured from stainless steel. The bezel of the model is adorned with a Clous-de-Paris decoration.
The right part of the case features steel start /stop and reset pushers provided with a Clous-de-Paris high-grip pattern. The face is shielded by a domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. The case construction incorporates a see-through sapphire crystal case-back. It is 100-meter water-resistant
Nov 08, 2012
introduces its Aquascope Black PVD-coated watch
. Designed for those in love with water sports, the timepiece will meet with its owner all the challenges the life is to hold.
The robust case
is presented in aluminum and black PVD-coated stainless steel. The cushion-shaped case, built with a bidirectional rotating bezel, impresses by its dimensions - 44.50 mm x 40 mm. With its integrated screw-down crowns facing each other, it gives a feeling of a perfect visual balance. The round face is secured by an antireflective sapphire crystal.
The new JeanRichard watch is animated by a self-winding JR60 caliber
. The 21-jewel movement, operating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, offers a 42-hour power-reserve.
Nov 07, 2012
gladly presents its new Airman 1953 Vintage watch
. The novelty has been inspired by the first Airman model
introduced in 1953, with the design based on the wish list of real pilots.
One of the true pioneers of Swiss pilot watches, the original Airman boasted an automatic movement, a 24-hour display, a second time zone function and luminous numerals. It was followed by 25 generations, each maintaining the distinctive features of the original.
The new Airman « 1953 Vintage » watch pays tribute to the first Airman, having been updated with the latest technical achievements. Its heart is a rhodanised automatic movement
– ETA 2893
. It is adorned with a Cotes-de-Geneve decoration.