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New Watch Brand Unveiled Today at Watchismo - 666 Barcelona!

May 03, 2010
Always on the hunt for the coolest new timepieces, Watchismo discovered this very unique watch brand in Barcelona Spain called "666 Barcelona". It took less than a minute to know that we had to introduce this collection worldwide! From the creative minds of Spanish industrial designers Ferran Serra & Oscar Vera of Serradelarocha, they have assembled an entirely original wristwatch collection for men and women with unconventional tastes in timepieces. Each watch different from the last but all with distinctive design, personality and soul.

They were just unveiled today and you can see the full collection at Watchismo.
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Halbard Rioga Egoist - Robust and Refined

Apr 22, 2010
The small boutique watchmaking house Halbard Rioga has recently issued a fascinating Egoist watch. The originality of this model lies in the combination of masculine styling, unique materials and lots of handwork applied to each timepiece. This watch is designed for self-confident strong men who like to attract attention. Egoist’s design is robust and refined at the same time.

Still, Halbard Rioga watch is an utterly functional, tough instrument proper for working in severe conditions. The case is made of black polished ceramics. Along with sapphire crystal it is extremely hard, sharkskin strap is lasting. This new timekeeper is powered by the time-proved Swiss automatic ETA 2824-2 movement. The watch size is suitable 38mm but the watch doesn’t look small because its diagonal size comes to 50mm. This timepiece will surely thrill watch enthusiasts with not very big wrists.

Halbard Rioga watches are issued in limited number. Each watch is polished, assembled and tested by hand and has individual number. Halbard Rioga provides life-time after-sales service for each “child” it gave birth to.
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Savonnette Pocket Watch from Mondaine

Apr 05, 2010
The horological company Mondaine has pleasantly surprised the watchmaking world by launching its novel hunter model, named Savonnette. A lovely accessory, this pocket watch will surely thrill the public, that knows how to appreciate appealing designs and remains indifferent to wristwatches.

To automatically open the brushed stainless steel cover, it is necessary to press on the crown. Thus, the watch owner will be able to admire the white dial, protected by a convex mineral glass.

The display of the novel pocket watch includes black hour-markers.

The Savonette timekeeper relies on a Quartz Ronda 313 movement, which provides the essential functions of hours, minutes and seconds. The mechanism mentioned is housed in a stainless steel case, which boasts a diameter of 48 mm.

The new product from Mondaine is accompanied by a 41 cm chain with a swivel clasp. This novelty creates a striking balance of traditions and modern design trends.

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Louis Golay Introduces Pearls of Time Watch

Mar 12, 2010
A watchmaking house with a rich history, whose seeds were sown over a century ago, Louis Golay continues to flourish today at the same intense pace.

Now, the company is proud to unveil its new Pearls of Time watch. It strikes the eye with the brand’s famous square pearls, which embellish the watch dial and the middle of the case. The dial is adorned with 92 pearls, whereas the case middle exposes 17 pearls.

These jewels harmonize perfectly with 448 scintillating diamonds set on the bezel, middle, horns and crown. The overall weight of these precious stones totals to 2.9 carats.

The Pearls of Time watch relies on a self-winding movement. It offers the basic functions of indicating hours and minutes. The heart of this model is inserted in an 18K white gold case, which measures 35 mm in diameter.

This marvelous creation from Louis Golay is accompanied by a satin strap, finished with an 18K white gold buckle.

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Catena Unveils Horseshoe Chronograph

Feb 26, 2010
The watchmaking house Catena has again surprised its admirers by launching a breathtaking Horseshoe Chronograph. As its name suggests, the model is presented in the form of horseshoe. It strikes the eye with exclusive black PVD and pink gold finishing, which produces refined contrasts between the case and the dial. Elegant and functional, this timepiece will become a coveted accessory for modern men.

This new timekeeper is powered by the quartz chronograph movement. It brings to life the functions of hours, minutes, seconds, date and that of chronograph.

The Horseshoe Chronograph has adopted a black PVD-treated steel and pink gold or stainless steel case. On the front side it features a curved mineral glass. The water-resistance of the case is down to 50 meters.

The watch dial is clothed in black. Set within the dial are 30-minute, 60-second and 1/10-second counters, located at 10, 6 and 2 o’clock correspondingly. The date aperture is positioned at 6 o’clock.

The alluring creation, manufactured by Catena, comes with a black leather strap or steel bracelet, which joins to a buckle.

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Hamilton Pulsomatic Watch From Hamilton

Feb 24, 2010
To celebrate the 40th birthday of its first digital model, the Hamilton brand has released a novel Hamilton Pulsomatic watch, endowed with automatic technology. Distinguished by a science-fiction design, the new model is not inferior to its famous predecessor, regarded as the first computer ever exposed on the wrist

At the heart of this intriguing creation beats a reliable self-winding H1970 calibre movement, which offers a 120-day power reserve. It serves to animate the functions of indicating hours and minutes and date.

The movement is incorporated into a case, encouraged by space-age televisions. It is rendered in stainless steel, black PVD and 4N PVD and features the dimensions of 49 mm x 39 mm. The case is armed with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. The watch is capable of withstanding water pressure down to 50 meters.

Housed in the case is a black dial. A particular highlight of the Hamilton Pulsomatic watch is its digital liquid crystal display. This intriguing timekeeper is affixed to a steel bracelet or rubber strap.

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SWISSPACE Presents SwisSpace Black Watch

Feb 23, 2010
The new interpretation of the SwisSpace model from the eponymous brand is bound to thrill true watch enthusiasts. The timepiece is dressed in black almost from top to toe, except for the dial, performed with the addition of white color.

The last-mentioned element replicates the earth, observed from the space. The watch face is enlivened by the direct-drive centre seconds-hand, decked out in yellow. This bright component coordinates perfectly with the stitching on the strap.

Ticking inside this highly attractive creation is a quartz movement. It indicates hours, minutes and seconds. The mechanism is housed in a case, sculptured in steel and plastic. The case is fitted with a black PVD-treated steel bezel, which holds a curved sapphire crystal. The model has been tested to withstand water-pressure at 30 meters.

The black and white dial is equipped with luminescent hands. The luminous compound applied to them assures a good level of darkness visibility.

Fitting the SwisSpace timekeeper is a black croco-style strap, featuring yellow top-stitching and a buckle.

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Reconvilier Launches Hercules Classic Watch

Feb 22, 2010
The watchmaker Reconvilier is delighted to bring out its charming novelty, dubbed Hercules Classic. It artfully mingles the best Swiss watchmaking traditions with the cutting edge technology. The Hercules collection successfully conveys a true spirit of the brand and bears evidence to its rich history. This lovely model stands out due to its ultra-modern dial which makes a fine match with a case, designed in the classical style.

The Hercules Classic timekeeper accommodates a self-winding ETA 2824-2 movement. It provides the functions of hours, minutes, central seconds and date.

The new watch from Reconvilier has adopted a 42 mm case, rendered in stainless steel, 18K white or pink gold. It is capable of withstanding water pressures down to 50 meters.

The watch is enhanced by an extremely appealing dial, performed in white or black. It reveals oversized blue or silvered Arabic numerals. The dial is also equipped with a date aperture, located at 3 o’clock.

The men's watch is completed by a black or brown leather strap.

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Revue Thommen Unveils Heritage Collection

Feb 12, 2010
The top watch manufacture Revue Thommen is proud to announce a new version of its mysterious Square model. The latter was released in 1953 on the occasion of the watchmaker’s100th anniversary.

Although the 2010 model from the Heritage Collection is reinterpreted in a modern way, it still retains the brand’s iconic features: an in-house manufactured manually-wound movement, exquisite lines and quiet understatement.

Inside this appealing timepiece is the aforementioned brand’s proprietary hand-wound movement - GT 82 calibre. Adorned with 17 jewels, it provides a power reserve of 40 hours. The watch functionality includes hours, minutes and seconds.

All the technical secrets are enclosed in a case, crafted from 18K pink gold or stainless steel. It features the dimensions of 38.5 mm x 38.5 mm. On both sides the case is fitted with sapphire crystals. The water-resistance of the watch case is down to 50 meters.

The timepiece dial is offered in several variations: silvered, brown or black. A special eye-catcher of the dial is represented by the pink gold-plated Arabic and Roman numerals. The face of the watch is also completed with the finely guilloched small seconds counter, positioned at 6 o’clock.

This novelty, issued by Revue Thommen, is teamed with an alligator leather strap.

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Catena Introduces Couture Timepiece

Feb 11, 2010
The watch manufacture Catena has recently issued a fascinating Couture watch, designed in the shape of horseshoe, which happens to be the brand’s logo. The originality of this model lies in the impeccable styling, alluring mother-of -pearl and a pink gold PVD-treated case, enhanced by the subtle interplay of diamonds. The final touch is provided by the ultra-modern bracelet. The timepiece will surely thrill watch enthusiasts in search for exclusivity.

This scintillating marvel is powered by a quartz movement. It focuses on the essential: displaying the hours and minutes.

The timepiece, produced by Catena, is cased in steel or steel with pink gold PVD coating. The case is endowed with a bezel, studded with VS diamonds. The overall weight of precious stones constitutes 0.5 carats. The bezel securely holds a sapphire crystal. The timepiece case is submersible to 30 meters.

The dial of the Catena watch has been created in two interpretations: white or black mother-of-pearl. It is equipped with massive Roman numerals or diamond hour-markers.

The Couture model is mounted on a black or white leather strap or steel bracelet with pink gold PVD treatment.

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Rocky II Series from Ernest Borel

Feb 10, 2010
The watch company Ernest Borel has recently introduced its new virile creation – Rocky II Series watch. Distinguished by a sporty design, it incorporates the following useful complications: large date, retrograde days and small seconds. This model is a must-have accessory for men, who are willing to express themselves.

Inside this spectacular timepiece is a Ronda 7004N quartz movement. It provides the functions of hours, minutes, seconds, date and retrograde days.

The Rocky II Series model employs a 42 mm case, rendered in satin-finished stainless steel. On the dial side it is protected by a glareproofed sapphire crystal. The water-resistance of the case is down to 50 meters.

Housed in this watch case is an attractive dial, performed in yellow. It displays the retrograde days at 12 o’clock. The dial is also completed with the small seconds counter and the double large date exhibition window, positioned at 6 o’clock.

The novel men's watch from Ernest Borel is teamed with a red-lined black polyurethane strap or stainless steel bracelet, which terminates in a steel folding clasp.

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GRIEB & BENZINGER: High End watches based on historic movements

Feb 10, 2010
GRIEB & BENZINGER craft unique wristwatches based on exceptional historic movements. With its mostly historic special machinery, the workshop reminds of an industrial museum and the spirit of Abraham-Louis Breguet.

Original movements with complications such as minute repeaters originally made by the greatest old masters of horology such as Patek Philippe built from around 1880 to 1920 are restored and modified here, using traditional handcraft from the old days when the historic movements have been built to create unique GRIEB & BENZINGER PLATNUM style timepieces on customer’s request.

Classic old watches are thus turned into new exclusive fine platinum masterpieces. Amongst other things, the conception is based on traditional – and nowadays very rare – techniques of craftsmanship for the finishing of the movements: skeletonising, engraving and guilloché by hand.

There are no more than a handful of specialists world-wide to master this art of traditional handcraft today. Thus only a maximum of ten restored timepieces per year are created in this classic and explicitly time-consuming way, each single one of them a true unicum.

The latest GRIEB & BENZINGER one-off is based on an Patek Philippe Minute Repeater movement built around 1887. This special movement has been modified into a GRIEB & BENZINGER style regulator – restored, guilloché, hand-engraved and coated with blue platinum to be ready to turn into a new exclusive solid of 130 g platinum case timepiece.
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Altanus Introduces Master T Watch

Feb 09, 2010
An extremely up-to-date wristwatch Master T, issued by the watchmaker Altanus, embodies all the elegance of a classic timepiece. It will surely appeal to those with preference for luxury watches with a character cast in a sportive style.

The impeccable understatement, expressed by the timeless design and high quality craftsmanship, is continued inside the new Altanus watch. In addition to indicating hours, minutes and seconds, it offers the useful functions of chronograph, date and moon phase. Giving life to this range of functions is an ISA quartz movement - 8171/204 calibre.

All the technical treasures are incorporated into a fashionable tonneau-shaped case, sculptured in shiny steel. Its dimensions are 39 mm x 39 mm. The front side of the watch is shielded by an anti-glare sapphire crystal. The Altanus watch also exposes a screw-down back. It is capable of withstanding water pressures down to 50 meters.

The Master T watch has been created with several dial interpretations: black, blue or white. It is equipped with applique Roman numerals and hour-markers. The face of the watch also reveals minute and small seconds sub-dials, located at 10 and 2 o’clock correspondingly. Additionally, the display includes a moon phase indicator, positioned at 6 o’clock, and a date aperture, nestled at 4 o’clock.

The new Altanus Master T watch is teamed with a steel bracelet or a leather strap, finished with a steel folding clasp.
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OXY Bracelet watch ePaper technology

Feb 01, 2010
Besides it’s sexy looks, what I like most about the OXY Watch is that it’s unisex. Routine specs like Time, Date, Calendar, and Alarm are included, but what makes it stand out is its gorgeous E-ink display. It’s been conceived in several versions with stainless steel and colored leather strap combos, encasing a monochrome display with mineral glass.
Designed for both men and for women, in various versions of colors and materials, combined with good taste and to suit all tastes.
Technical Features: Time, Date, Calendar, Alarm
Materials: Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Titanium, Carbon Fiber, Ceramics and others.
One accessory that can not carry some!
* This watch is not made yet, the design is available for sale, for companies that want to make it happen.

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Sea Quest – Novelty from Buler

Jan 29, 2010
The new Sea Quest from the acclaimed watchmaker Buler eloquently demonstrates its character cast in a sportive style. It boasts an impressive design, performed with the utmost attention to detail. A special eye-catcher of this model is its rotating unidirectional ratchet bezel.

Ticking inside this remarkable creation is a quartz movement. It incorporates a range of functions, such as hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph as well as that of tachometer.

The Sea Quest timepiece is offered with a stainless steel case. It reveals a screw-down crown and back. On the dial side the case is protected by a sapphire crystal.

The dial of the Buler watch is available in two versions: silvered in black. It is marked with hour, minute and small seconds sub-dials, located at 6, 9 and 3 o’clock correspondingly. The date aperture is positioned at 4 o’clock.

This new timekeeping companion, produced by Buler, is teamed with a stainless steel bracelet, which terminates in a pressure-lock folding clasp. It provides 200-meter water-resistance.

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Precious Inspiration Collection from Jacqueline Urbach

Jan 21, 2010
The renowned jewellery designer Jacqueline Urbach has recently announced her first timepieces, included into the Precious Inspiration collection. This line, which embraces 24 different numbered models, is intended for both ladies and men. It was born as a result of the perfect alliance between the art, the traditional high-end jewellery and the exemplary watchmaking.

The aesthetic appeal of every watch, created by Jacqueline Urbach, lies in its exceptional three-dimensional, refined image. The release of the Precious Inspiration collection represents a true milestone for this talented designer.

Every timekeeper from this assemblage accommodates an ETA 2892-A movement. It focuses on the essential: displaying the hours and minutes.

Each model employs a case, sculptured in 750 (18K) white or yellow gold. It demonstrates a plain or diamond-studded surface. The watch dials are also rendered in 18K white or yellow gold. Every dial is completed with 4 diamond-paved hour-markers.

Each timepiece is accompanied by an 18K gold bracelet or leather strap, which terminates in a folding clasp.

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Meet Giant Chronograph from Zeno

Jan 14, 2010
The acclaimed watchmaker Zeno has unveiled its Giant Chronograph, manufactured in the spirit of the Air Force collection. The model is notable for its discrete design, encouraged by modern trends. The watch in question offers flawless functionality and ultra-precise timekeeping.

Ticking inside this oversized chronograph is a self-winding Chrono Valjoux 7750 caliber movement, paved with 25 gemstones. It features a balance wheel, which beats at the rate of 28,000 vibrations per hour. The movement boasts a 48-hour power reserve.

The functionality of this model includes hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph and date. The Giant Chronograph is available with a matt polished 316L stainless steel case, which measures 50 mm in diameter. The case is assembled with a convex hardened mineral glass. It also reveals a screw-down back.

The case embraces a black dial, which exposes a printed minute track. The dial is also equipped with hour markers, numbers and hands, tipped with a coat of Superluminova for robust low-light visibility.

The novelty from Zeno is presented on a black calfskin strap, fitted with a massive steel buckle. The water-resistance of this timepiece is down to 50 meters.

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Omega’s Boutique at Geneva International Airport

Jan 08, 2010
The renowned watchmaking house Omega has recently inaugurated its sixth boutique in Switzerland. Similar to other brand’s stores, the new location at the airport in Geneva demonstrates Omega’s four main lineups: Speedmaster, Seamaster, Constellation and De Ville.

Apart from the acclaimed timepieces, the brand has been launching since 1848, the aforementioned boutique reveals Omega’s Fine Jewellery and Fine Leather Collections. They are kept company by the novel Aqua Terra Eau de Toilette pour Homme, which happens to be the company’s first fragrance.

The Omega sales point will be adjoining to the Hour Passion Boutique, opened by its Swatch Group partner Tech-Airport. The latter is a leader in airport distribution of timekeepers and jewellery. Both boutiques are located in the Airport’s Departure Transit Zone.

The new Omega store occupies an area of 35 square meters. Just as well, the illustrious watchmaker has boutiques in the centre of Geneva and other cities of Switzerland, such as Zurich, Lucerne, Berne, and Interlaken.

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Armin Strom Unveils its Skeleton Square Man

Jan 06, 2010
The famous watchmaker Armin Strom, which is never at a loss for bright ideas, is proud to presents its new Skeleton Square Man timepiece.

The company’s latest brainchild, this model is distinguished by its remarkable octagonal bezel and its hand-crafted movement. Superb as it is, this novelty demonstrates a perfection that only top watchmaking brands can attain.

This model from Armin Strom is powered by a manually-wound, hand-skeletonized and hand-engraved, ASM09 calibre, produced entirely in the brand’s workshops. Studded with 17 rubies, the movement offers a 38-hour power reserve. The mechanism of this watch focuses on the essential: displaying the hours and minutes.

The aforementioned horological creation comes with a case, rendered in polished 18K white gold with guilloche flanks. The dial and case-back are both protected by anti-reflective sapphire crystals.

Performed in black, the watch dial is equipped with white gold hands, sweeping smoothly over hour markers, manufactured from the same material.

The Skeleton Square Man timekeeper is secured to the wearer’s wrist on a black alligator leather strap, finished with 18K white gold buckle.

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Zeno Unveils Its Airplane Diver Chrono 6349 Watch

Jan 04, 2010
In 1970, the watchmaking house Zeno released its Airplane Diver timepiece for the first time. Since then, this exceptional model has been considerably improved and turned into an oversized durable watch, instantly identifiable by virtue of its remarkable dial: it artfully plays with color contrasts and ensures impeccable legibility.

Ticking inside the Airplane Diver Chrono 6349 is a self-winding Chrono Valjoux 7750 movement, studded with 25 jewels. It contains a balance wheel, moving back and forth at the rate of 28,800 vibrations per hour. This movement offers a 48-hour power reserve. The mechanism in question provides the functions of hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph as well as those of date and day.

All the technical secrets of this model are housed in a matt polished 316L stainless steel case, which measures 45mm in diameter. It is fitted with a unidirectional bezel, performed in two tones. On its front side the case is armed with a curved, hardened mineral glass.

The watch case frames a black dial. It reveals hour markers and hands, coated with Superluminova compound, which makes the dial visible even in the most extreme low-light situations.

The Airplane Diver Chrono 6349 timepiece is secured to the wearer’s wrist on a polyurethane strap, finished with the massive buckle, sculptured in steel or stainless steel. The water-resistance of this remarkable model is down to 500 meters.

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