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Tuesday, 02 Mar, 2010

Technology

Wristwatch to Honor Jazz Legend

The new Oris Oscar Peterson Limited Edition watch is devoted to one of the most famous jazz legends. The piano was the instrument Oscar Peterson loved the most and the face of the watch, reminding a vinyl record, demonstrates piano keys taking the place of hour-markers.

You will also notice the accent put on numeral VIII that is gold-plated, hinting at eight Grammy Awards received by the jazz legend.

Only 1,925 pieces of the Oscar watch have been created – the number that implies Oscar Peterson's year of birth.

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Monday, 01 Mar, 2010

Technology

Oris Wristwatch Tested by Elite Troops

Oris has created a new military-styled limited edition wristwatch dubbed Col Moschin. The oversized case strikes by its light weight as it is sculptured from titanium.

The timekeeping instrument has been subjected to tests by the Col Moschin Italian Special Forces. The elite troops tested the wristwatch during their parachute jumps and dives. The watch withstood all the tests due to its anti-magnetic properties and its outstanding 1000-meter water-resistance.

The new Oris watch goes on an extendible black rubber strap fitted with a safety clasp.

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Friday, 26 Feb, 2010

Technology

Unique Wristwatch for Peugeot Concept Car

Bell & Ross has created a cool wristwatch that can be easily transformed into a clock to fit the dashboard of the Peugeot SR1 Concept car.

The Peugeot SR1 Concept watch reveals a three-dimensional metal dial that paralyzes the glance by its unique texture inspired by the crystalline structure of a snowflake. The brand was able to come up with this unusual texture applying most advanced machining operations.

The 46mm case of the watch is sculptured from stainless steel and coupled with a cream-colored leather strap, produced from the same material as the upholstery of the Peugeot car. The precision timekeeping is provided by an ETA 2897 self-winding movement.

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Thursday, 25 Feb, 2010

Technology

TechnoMarine Cruise Sport - For Sports and Precision Fans

TechnoMarine Cruise Sport watches stand out from the crowd due to their powerful masculine design accentuated by the use of bright colors. The stealth black case construction offers 200-meter water-resistance. The timepieces go on a soft and flexible silicone strap.

The 3D dial of the TechnoMarine watches paralyzes the glance by its depth. The watches guarantee precision timekeeping due to Citizen quartz movements.

The new TechnoMarine Cruise Sport collection consists of two chronograph variations and a three-hand style model.

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Wednesday, 24 Feb, 2010

Technology

Victorinox New Diver's Watch

The ultra-modern Victorinox Dive Master 500 Black Ice Chrono is characterized by high performance and durability. The timepiece, available in red, orange or black, offers 500-meter water-resistance and is equipped with a reliable quartz movement.


The face of the watch provides perfect legibility as its hands, hour-markers and numerals are coated with a special luminous compound.

The 43-mm-in-diameter stainless steel case incorporates a unidirectional rotating bezel. The dial is shielded by a sapphire crystal, with a triple glareproofed treatment to keep it away from scratching.

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Tuesday, 23 Feb, 2010

Technology

Predator Wristwatch

The Rebellion Predator watch has been inspired by racing cars. The bold wristwatch catches the glance by its five-layer dial with a honeycomb pattern. To connect the chronograph counters to the dial the designers of the timepieces used bridges shaped as a push rod.

The case of the Predator watch features a sandwich construction based on superimposed layers. The timepiece is equipped with a self-winding movement animating a range of functions: hours, minutes, sectorial seconds, chronograph and date. It is 100-meter water-resistant.

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Friday, 12 Feb, 2010

Technology

Wristwatch of Remarkable Luminosity

The new Ball Watch Engineer Hydrocarbon Spacemaster stands out from the crowd due to its remarkable luminosity. The rotating bezel of the watch is highlighted by an H3 micro gas light inserted at 12 o'clock. The numerals and markers on the bezel are luminescent blue.

The watch boasts the brand’s patented crown guard, as well as the patented triple folding clasp, implying the bracelet can be extended by 22mm, so the timepiece can be worn over sports equipment. It is animated by a high-precision movement.

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Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2010

Technology

New Robust Watch from Breitling

Breitling has recently created a new robust watch - the Avenger Seawolf Chrono Blacksteel. The most remarkable thing about the watch is its patented magnetic push-piece system.

This exclusive system implies the ability to activate the watch through the metal case avoiding direct mechanical contact. Most chronograph models cannot be activated if you are diving at great depths, while the magnetic push-piece system provides the timepiece with the complete water-resistance and functionality at the depth of 1,000 meters.

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Tuesday, 09 Feb, 2010

Technology

Wristwatch Synonymous to Boundless Creativity

The new de Grisogono Instrumento Grande Chrono catches the glance by unusual arrangement of its functions. The dial stands out due to the retrograding date calendar that is arrayed in twin arcs. The date is outlined by tinted sapphire lenses. The dial is embellished with an engine-turned concentric wave pattern and big-sized hour markers.

The big case of the watch is crafted in 18K pink gold and incorporates perfectly rounded bracelet links. The case is distinguished by a transparent side panel that allows to rest one’s eyes on the steady beat of the movement.

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Friday, 05 Feb, 2010

Technology

El Toro Watch - Bold Look, Bold Functionality

This watch is sure to attract a great deal of attention on the wrist. The Ulysse Nardin El Toro demonstrates a red gold or platinum case fitted with ceramic push-pieces and bezel and presented on a rubber or leather strap.

The watch boasts a range of exclusive characteristics, including permanent indication of the original time, a unique fast-action time-zone system, all the date indicators adjusted forward and backward. With help of the hour hand you can synchronically adjust of these elements.

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Tuesday, 02 Feb, 2010

Technology

Metamorphosis Watch that Changes Faces

Imagine a wristwatch with a large teardrop-like case. First, it displays hours, minutes and seconds. Then, you simply move a special slide down and the watch changes its face in just 15 seconds and transforms into a chronograph watch. The new Montblanc Timewriter 1 Metamorphosis watch really changes faces!

This breathtaking metamorphosis is arranged in a purely mechanical way. The timepiece has been inspired by methods used in automatons construction.

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Thursday, 28 Jan, 2010

Technology

Icelink 6 Timezone Mechanical for Frequent Travelers

The new Icelink 6 Timezone Mechanical watch strikes by its unconventional time display – the face of the watch is divided into 6 zones.

Specially for the timepiece, the brand has developed a rectangular manually-wound mechanical movement that powers five time zones simultaneously and offers a 50-hour power reserve. The movement may be admired via a sapphire crystal case-back.

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Wednesday, 27 Jan, 2010

Technology

Infinity Looping or Insanity Wristwatch

How would you imagine a wristwatch named "Infinity Looping"? Would you take it as "loopy"? In fact, the name of this original timepiece was suggested by sophisticated movements performed by just a single hand that shows both hoursand minutes. And now the Pierre Kunz watch has been renamed into "Insanity".

It might seem somehow difficult to find out the time looking at the watch's face, yet all you need is a littlepractice.

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Tuesday, 26 Jan, 2010

Technology

Wristwatch Inspired by Brutale Motorbike

The new JeanRichard watch, the Chronoscope MV Agusta Brutale America, is inspired by the brand's cooperation with the MV Agusta motorbike team facing the challenge of breaking Bonneville Salt Flats speed trial record.

The stamped dial of the watch reflects the design of a motorcycle wheel rim. The dial catches the glance by the visual idea of depth, featuring raised details that will make you think of the motorbike's dashboard.

The 43mm case of the timepiece is crafted from stainless steel and covered in vulcanized rubber.

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Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2010

Offbeat

Chopard Creates Precious Valentine Gifts

In celebration of Love, Chopard unveils diamond-set jewelry pieces and watches for ladies to be presented as fine Valentine gifts.

The new creations of the brand are decorated with a variety of precious hearts. The Chopard Happy Sport Chrono watch catches the glance by the mobile brilliant-cut diamonds on the dial, the signature feature of the timepieces from the collection.

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Monday, 18 Jan, 2010

Technology

Unique Planetarium Set - Planets and Wristwatches in One

Louis Moinet has created an amazing planetarium set dubbed Meteoris. The set incorporates a few kinds of meteorites and represents the entire solar system.

Created using hand-made resins and varnishes, the set demonstrates all nine planets and the earth's moon orbiting the sun. The set also includes four exclusive Louis Moinet tourbillon watches, each featuring a rare meteorite stone.

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Monday, 18 Jan, 2010

Technology

New Omega Diamond Watch for Ladies

Illustrious watchmaker Omega unveils its new Constellation Baguette watch. The lady's watch sparkles with 459 Top Wesselton diamonds.

The dial of the Omega watch is paved with 146 baguette and trapeze diamonds. The special thing about the diamonds is the sophisticated they of their setting – they have been set using the "invisible" mounting technique.

The precious nature of the watch is not only all about diamonds – it is also due to an exclusive Omega Co-Axial escapement automatic movement.

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Monday, 18 Jan, 2010

Technology

Longines Watch Inspired by Famous Aviator

The Longines Company introduced a new chronograph watch inspired by the brand’s wristwatch worn by famous American aviator Charles Lindbergh during his remarkable trip around the North Atlantic.

The new Longines Lindbergh's Atlantic Voyage Watch is a true ode to the aviator's historical feat. The watch, 47.50 mm in diameter, is sculptured in steel or rose gold.

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Friday, 15 Jan, 2010

Technology

Amazing Watch from Max Busser and Friends

Max Busser and Friends, famous as creators of most complicated and unconventional watches to join the world of Haute Horlogerie, reveal another horological masterpiece that will surely amaze you by its look and complex nature –Horological Machine No2-SV.

The peculiarity of the watch’s case is its absolute transparency. The watch owner may admire the intricate working of the movement. The heart of the wristwatch is a 349-part movement that boasts a perfect manual finish.

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Friday, 15 Jan, 2010

Technology

Most Complicated and Expensive Wristwatch

It is rather difficult to imagine a wristwatch that would cost 2.7 million dollars and offer 36 complicated functions. And yet, it has been created!

The amazing wristwatch, named Aeternitas Mega 4, has been designed and manufactured by Franck Muller. The complicated timepiece comprises 1,483 components. The list of complications is highlighted by the most complicated ones in the field of watchmaking: perpetual calendar, a minute repeater, a tourbillon, and a mono-pushpiece split-seconds chronograph.

The first 2.7-million-dollar watch has already been delivered to its owner, an American collector.

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