Grönefeld 1941 Grönograaf

Bart and Tim Grönefeld, the award-winning Horological Brothers, present their first chronograph watch. Named 1941 Grönograaf, this classic chronograph incorporates several ingenious details.

Grönefeld 1941 Grönograaf

The 1941 Grönograaf is equipped with the manual-winding calibre G-04. Unlike mass-produced cam-actuated chronographs, this timepiece features a classical configuration, namely a column-wheel and lateral coupling.

Grönefeld 1941 Grönograaf

Mechanical chronograph movements are often subject to harsh forces that can sometimes scar hammers and bend hands. To minimize these damages, the 1941 Grönograaf features a ‘soft reset’ mechanism. A centrifugal governor, positioned at 4 o’clock, typically seen on minute repeaters, slows down the reset function, thereby proving kinder to components while delivering a fascinating spectacle in the process. The governor includes two solid gold weights.

Grönefeld 1941 Grönograaf

Depending on the position of the heart-shaped cams for the counter hands, the relevant minutes and seconds hands rotate clockwise or counter clockwise, heightening the sense of mechanical theatre. The 30-minute counter, located at 6 o’clock, features an instantaneous jumping minutes.

The ruby jewelled hammers lessen the impact when returning to zero. The keyless works features a conical winding pinion and crown-wheel, delivering a smooth winding action.

Grönefeld 1941 Grönograaf

The variable inertia balance mitigates positional influence and offers superior rate stability. The Philips terminal overcoil enhances isochronism, effectively causing the balance spring to breathe more concentrically.

The mainplate is embellished with spotting, while the bridges are formed of stainless steel, polished by hand. Moreover, the bridges have micro-blasted centres, circular graining on the top and feature various engravings in relief. The heart-shaped cams, the elongated chronograph bridge, the gold chatons and the screw-heads are embellished with black polishing, performed in the traditional way using diamond paste on a tin plate.

Grönefeld 1941 Grönograaf

The watch features a 40mm diameter Grönefeld 1941 case made of tantalum or stainless steel. The hours and minutes are shown on an off-centre dial with Lancette hands and trapezoidal indexes. The hands are flame-blued steel, while the centres are mirror polished.

Grönefeld 1941 Grönograaf watch stainless steel

The centrifugal governor at 4 o’clock activates when the reset to zero pusher is pressed.  The chronograph 30-minute counter, located at the base of the dial, features a Breguet-style hand. The instantaneous jumping minutes facilitates ease of read-off. A subsidiary seconds display resides at 9 o’clock, and just above it a power reserve indicator  conveys the status of the mainspring.

Grönefeld 1941 Grönograaf

The central chronograph seconds hand subscribes to the classical Breguet-style and converses with a crisply-marked track positioned on the rehaut, proclaiming the elapsed seconds in an intelligible format.

The ‘Premiere Edition’ of the 1941 Grönograaf in tantalum is limited to just 25 pieces. Thereafter, Grönefeld will release 188 pieces in stainless steel.

Technical details

Model: Grönefeld 1941 Grönograaf

Movement
Caliber G-04
Diameter: 32.0 mm
Thickness: 6.15 mm
Number of parts: 408
Power reserve: 53 hours
Number of jewels: 45 jewels, partially set in solid gold chatons
Chronograph: Column wheel, instantaneous jumping minutes and a gentle reset to zero mechanism. Ruby jeweled hammer
Balance wheel: Variable-inertia balance wheel with timing screws (diameter 10 mm)
Frequency: 21,600 vibrations/hour
Balance spring: Free sprung with Phillips terminal over coil curve with Geneva style stud
Escapement: Jeweled Swiss lever
Main Plate: Spotted and ruthenium electroplated brass main plate
Bridges: Stainless steel, bevels polished by hand, micro-blasted center. Circular grain on the top to highlight the bridges shapes and engravings. Relief engraved Grönefeld logo and the number of jewels
Governor: Speed regulator with gold weights for the gentle return to zero

Case
Material: Tantalum or Stainless Steel
Diameter: 40.00 mm
Thickness: 11.30 mm
Crown: Tantalum or steel, engraved with The Horological Brothers logo
Domed sapphire crystal on the front with hard anti-reflective coating on both sides
Flat sapphire crystal on the back with hard antireflective coating on both sides
Water resistance: 3 atmospheres – 30 meters – 100 feet

Dial
Stainless steel base with rhodium plated sub-dials and elements, frosted and satin-grained surfaces
Decentral hours and minutes at 1 o’clock
Subdial for seconds at 9 o’clock
Power Reserve indicator at 11 o’clock
Large central seconds counter
30 minutes counter at 6 o’clock
Governor Visible “return to zero” speed regulator with gold weights at 3 o’clock

Hands
Extended Lancette hands for hours and minutes
Poised Breguet style chronograph hands
Flame-blued steel and mirror polished centers

Strap
Leather 20mm-18mm
Buckle: Pin buckle made in tantalum or steel engraved with Grönefeld. 18mm

Total number of parts
484 parts (Case: 36 Dial/hands: 40 Movement: 408)

Total weight
Tantalum: 108 grams
Stainless Steel: 85 grams

Price
Stainless steel version: € 155,000 (Limited edition of 188 pieces)
Tantalum version: € 165,000 (Limited edition of 25 pieces)

Zenith Defy Extreme E “Island X Prix” Edition

ZENITH, the Official Timekeeper and Founding Partner of Extreme E, presents the second edition of its special series crafted for the electric rally racing championship.

ZENITH released this limited edition watch on 6th July 2022 marking the first part of the double header Island X Prix on the Italian island of Sardinia.

Zenith Defy Extreme E “Island X Prix” Edition

In February this year, ZENITH launched the Defy Extreme E “Desert X Prix” Edition to mark the Desert X Prix in Neom, Saudi Arabia. It was the first release of the five special editions of the DEFY Extreme Carbon dedicated to the electric rally racing championship.

The second model in this special series is the Zenith DEFY Extreme E “Island X Prix”. This limited edition is based on the DEFY Extreme Carbon, the world’s lightest and most rugged 1/100th of a second automatic high-frequency chronograph. It incorporates upcycled elements from the championship with the back-to-back races’ official colour in vivid orange.

Zenith Defy Extreme E “Island X Prix” Edition

The DEFY Extreme E “Island X Prix” edition is crafted in extremely light yet highly robust carbon fibre, including the crown and chronograph pushers. The pusher protectors and twelve-sided bezel are made in microblasted titanium.

The open multi-layered dial with tinted sapphire crystal is embellished with fiery orange accents – the official colour of the “Island X Prix”.

Zenith Defy Extreme E “Island X Prix” Edition

Partially visible through the dial as well as the sapphire display case back is the fastest automatic high-frequency chronograph calibre in production, offering1/100th of a second time measurements, with two escapements independently beating at 5Hz (36’000 VpH) for the timekeeping part and 50Hz (360’000 VpH) for the chronograph function. The sapphire crystal case-back is emblazoned with the Island X Prix logo.

In line with the message of sustainability that’s at the core of Extreme E and the ZENITH HORIZ-ON initiative, the DEFY Extreme E “Island X Prix” is delivered with a rubber strap infused with materials of recycled Continental Cross Contact tires that were used in the first season’s races.

Zenith Defy Extreme E “Island X Prix” Edition

Matching the Island X Prix bright orange accents on the dial, the Velcro strap features a black rubber central element surrounded by an orange cordura-effect rubber inlay.

The Zenith DEFY Extreme E “Island X Prix” edition also comes with two additional straps in black rubber and black Velcro, which can be easily swapped without any tools by using the case back’s ingenious and intuitive quick strap-change mechanism.

The DEFY Extreme E “Island X Prix” comes packaged in a suitably sturdy waterproof and crushproof watch case inspired by the extreme conditions of the rally, incorporating various recycled and upcycled elements from the side-lines of the first season’s races. The case’s lid coating is made from recycled E-grip tires, while the plate covering is made from parts of an Extreme E Season 1 racing tarpaulin.

Zenith Defy Extreme E “Island X Prix” Edition

The DEFY Extreme E “Island X Prix” will be made in a limited edition of only 20 pieces and will be available at ZENITH physical and online boutiques around the world.

Technical details

Model: Zenith Defy Extreme E “Island X Prix” Edition
Reference: 10.9100.9004-4/26.I305

Movement
El Primero 9004 automatic
1/100th of a second Chronograph movement
Frequency 36,000 VpH (5 Hz)
Power reserve min. 50 hours
1 escapement for the Watch (36,000 VpH – 5 Hz)
1 escapement for the Chronograph (360,000 VpH – 50 Hz)
Finishes: Black colored main plate on movement + Special black colored oscillating weight with satined finishings

Functions
1/100th of a second chronograph functions
Chronograph power-reserve indication at 12 o’clock
Hours and minutes in the centre
Small seconds at 9 o’clock, Central chronograph hand that makes one turn each second, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock, 60-second counter at 6 o’clock

Case
Material: Carbon & Microblasted Titanium
Diameter: 45mm
Screwed-in crown
Special engraving on case back with “Island X Prix” logo
Water resistance: 20 ATM

Dial
Sapphire dial
Tinted sapphire with three black-coloured counters
Hour markers: Rhodium-plated, faceted and coated with SuperLuminova SLN C1
Hands: Rhodium-plated, faceted and coated with SuperLuminova SLN C1

Bracelet
Orange Velcro bracelet made with parts of Continental recycled tires
Full Interchangeable strap system

Additional straps
Rubber strap with a black micro-blasted titanium folding buckle & Velcro strap with carbon buckle

Price
26,900 CHF

Waltham Field & Marine “Independence 12” Special Edition

Watch Angels SA presents 13 unique Field & Marine watches to celebrate the Declaration of American Independence.

The United States Declaration of Independence on 4th July in 1776 was a very important milestone in the history of the world. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America marked the independence of these states from Great Britain.

In its preamble it also sets out the principles for American civil society. The key phrases of this preamble are engraved on the case-back of each watch of this special Waltham Field & Marine Edition.

Waltham Field & Marine "Independence 12" Special Edition

This special series includes thirteen unique collector pieces. One watch for each of the 13 Colonies present at the signature of the Declaration of Independence. Each piece is unique.

The thirteen colonies represented by this collection are New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

Waltham Field & Marine "Independence 12" Special Edition

The Waltham Field & Marine “Independence 12” watch features a 41mm diameter case in black PVD treated stainless steel.

Part of the preamble, the Betsy Ross flag (in color), the name of the Colony and the inscription “Unique Piece” are engraved on the case back.

Waltham Field & Marine "Independence 12" Special Edition

The white dial features Arabic hour markers, with 12’o clock numerals in red color and others in black. The red twelve evokes two special attributes. Firstly, the red twelve is the historic signature of Waltham trench watches. Moreover, twelve is the number of Colonies which actually signed, because New York abstained every time a vote was called.

Waltham Field & Marine "Independence 12" Special Edition

Each Waltham Field & Marine “Independence 12” timepiece houses a Swiss made automatic movement. It displays hour, minute, centre seconds and date (at 6 o’clock).

For each watch, an individual handmade box made of solid fir wood with the colony name and “unique piece” inscription.

Technical details

Model: Waltham Field & Marine “Independence 12”

Case
Black PVD coated 316L stainless steel
41mm diameter, 13.18mm thickness, 46.9mm lug to lug
Double domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment underneath
Bayonet crown closure with brass locking lever (Depollier patent inspired)
Compressor case-back system with “Chuck Key” opening
Water Resistance: 30ATM / 300m / 100ft

Finishes
Polished bezel
12 to 6 brushed on top
Vertical brushed case body
Circular brushed case-back

Dial
Enamel white dial with red 12
Luminous (Superluminova© Grade X1) hour markers and H, M hands

Movement
Automatic (Sellita SW200)

Functions
Hour, minute and seconds
Date at 6 o’clock

Strap
Genuine Italian black leather strap with Waltham “W” stitching at the lugs
Easy change system
Black PVD coated stainless steel pin buckle
Strap width: 20-20mm

Origin
Swiss made

Edition
13 unique pieces

Price
CHF 1,590 / US$ 1,650

More details: https://watchangels.ch/en/watches/waltham-independence-12/

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’ Limited Edition

Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces the limited edition Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’, honouring the work of the 19th-century Japanese master, Katsushika Hokusai.

The case-back of the new timepiece is decorated with a hand- enamelled miniature reproduction of The Amida Falls in the Far Reaches of the Kisokaidō Road (Kisoji no oku Amida-ga-taki), the best-known work from A Tour of Waterfalls in Various Provinces (Shokoku taki meguri), a series of eight woodblock prints created by the artist in 1833–34.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’ Limited Edition

The new Reverso continues the dialogue between Eastern and Western artistic traditions that La Grande Maison has embraced throughout its history.

Complementing the exquisite tribute to the Asian art form of woodblock printing on the case-back, the dial is anchored in the Western craft traditions of guillochage and Grand Feu enamel.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’ Limited Edition

In the 19th century, Hokusai was among a handful of Japanese artists who elevated the ancient practice of woodblock printing from popular, “low” art to high art form, thanks to his innovations in subject matter, colour and composition. His ‘Waterfalls’ series – produced when he was in his seventies – is considered by many art historians to be among the finest landscapes ever produced.

The best known of the series, ‘Amida Falls’ epitomises the artist’s fascination with the power of cascading water and monumental land forms, which dwarf the human figures enjoying a picnic nearby.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’ Limited Edition

To capture the power of Hokusai’s original image and faithfully reproduce every detail on a surface of just three square centimetres – little more than one-tenth the size of the original – Jaeger-LeCoultre’s master artisans had not only to miniaturise and perfectly mimic every detail of the composition but also to create the illusion of the woodblock printing technique – a specific effect entirely different from enamelling.

To achieve this, the enamellers had to develop a special technique that reproduces the characteristic bokashi effect of the subtly nuanced and graduated colours of works originally printed on paper, while also capturing the vivid blues and yellows that are a signature of Hokusai’s work. It is a carefully orchestrated process of many stages, which represents a full 70 hours of work over the course of many weeks, including a total of 12–15 separate firings at 800 degrees Celsius.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’ Limited Edition

The Reverso Tribute dial – with its faceted appliqué hour-markers and Dauphine hands – places full value on the beauty of its decoration. Complementing the miniature painting on the case back, this dial is decorated with a guilloché lozenge pattern – the texture of which is amplified by translucent Grand Feu enamel in a rich shade of green.

Executed by hand, using a century-old lathe, the lozenge pattern requires great dexterity and skill: holding the dial plate at a carefully calculated angle, each of the 60 lines that make up the pattern requires three passages of the lathe – making 600 passages altogether; for every passage, the plate must be held at precisely the same angle to ensure that the lines are crisply etched and the pattern is perfectly symmetrical.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’ Limited Edition

This process alone requires around four hours of extremely focused work, and is followed by the application of at least six layers of translucent enamel, each of which requires separate firing, spanning more than a week.

Once the enamelling has been completed, the final challenge is the faultless application of the indexes (which requires tiny holes to be drilled through the pristine surface of the enamel) and the transfer of the chemin de fer minutes register.

Testament to the exceptional artistry and skill of the artisans working in the Manufacture’s Métiers Rares® (Rare Handcrafts) atelier, the new Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’ epitomises La Grande Maison’s vision of the world of art and culture.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’ Limited Edition

It completes a trilogy of Reverso Tribute Enamel timepieces that pay homage to Hokusai – another work from his ‘Waterfalls’ series, Kirifuri Waterfall at Kurokami Mountain in Shimotsuke (Shimotsuke Kurokamiyama Kirifuri-no-taki) in 2021, and a reproduction of his most famous work, The Great Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nama ura) in 2018.

A limited edition of 10 pieces, initially offered only in Japan.

Technical details

Model: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Enamel Hokusai ‘Amida Falls’
Reference: Q39334T3

Case
White gold
Dimensions: 45.5mm x 27.4mm x 9.73mm
Case-back: Closed – Miniature Grand Feu enamel
Water resistance: 3 meters

Movement
Calibre: Manually wound – Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 822/2
Functions: Hours, minutes
Power reserve: 42 hours

Dial
Lozenge guilloche, with translucent Grand Feu enamel

Strap
Black alligator

Edition
Limited Edition of 10 pieces

Tag Heuer Monaco Purple Dial Limited Edition

The TAG Heuer Monaco family now welcomes a new limited-edition timepiece with a striking purple dial.

The 39-mm square case in fine-brushed and polished steel houses an elegantly imagined dial in a rich purple color.

Tag Heuer Monaco Purple Dial Limited Edition

The dial gradient, from lighter purple in the center to darker purple at the edge, adds depth and sophistication to the piece, while the rhodium-plated indexes and hands with white Super-LumiNova® and the two black opalin sub-counters subtly enhance the unexpected smoky design.

Tag Heuer Monaco Purple Dial Limited Edition

Seasoned watch collectors will immediately notice a subtle parallel with the very early Heuer Monaco reference 1113B, the Chronomatic version launched at the beginning of 1969, as well as the transitional series – before what is known as the “McQueen” – and the reference 1533 Calibre 15.

Tag Heuer Monaco Purple Dial Limited Edition

These pieces used a different dial finish with a metallic blue paint over the brass plate. Over time, the dials have shown a tendency to patinate from blue to a similar dégradé purple color, sometimes slightly faded in the center and darker around the edges.

Tag Heuer Monaco Purple Dial Limited Edition

This new model houses TAG Heuer’s in-house chronograph movement, Calibre Heuer 02. Visible through the sapphire crystal case back, it features a customized oscillating weight, column wheel, and engravings, with purple details. Offering an outstanding timekeeping performance, this self-winding calibre has a power reserve of 80 hours. The screw-down case back is engraved with the piece’s limited edition number of XXX/500.

Tag Heuer Monaco Purple Dial Limited Edition

The black alligator strap is also lined with purple on the inside. Available from July 2022, the chronograph will be sold exclusively in TAG Heuer boutiques.

Technical details

Model: TAG Heuer Monaco Purple Dial Limited Edition
Reference CBL2118.FC6518

Movement
TAG Heuer Calibre Heuer 02 Automatic

Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph

Dial
Purple sunray and smoked brushed dial
3 counters:
– 3 o’clock: black minute chronograph counter
– 6 o’clock: permanent second indicator
– 9 o’clock: black hour chronograph counter
Rhodium-plated applied indexes, hour and minute hands with white Super-LumiNova®
White lacquered central hand
Angled date display at 6 o’clock

Case
39 mm diameter
Polished and fine-brushed stainless-steel case
Stainless-steel crown at 3 o’clock, with push-buttons at 2 and 4 o’clock
Stainless-steel sapphire crystal screw-down case back
Limited and numbered with special engraving XXX/500
Water resistance: 100 meters

Strap
Black alligator leather strap; purple lining
Steel folding clasp with double safety push buttons

Edition
Limited to 500 pieces

Availability
From July 2022

RICHARD MILLE RM UP-01: The Thinnest Mechanical Watch

Adding a new dimension to the enduring ultra-thin challenge between major haute horlogerie brands, Richard Mille has just created a new world record in the category of thinnest mechanical watch with its new RM UP-01 Ferrari.

With a thickness of just 1.75 mm, the Richard Mille RM UP-01 has surpassed the thinness record established by Bulgari Octo Finissimo Ultra (1.80mm) early this year. Combining most modern designs with performance, aesthetics and ruggedness, the new ultra-thin watch was developed in collaboration with prestigious Italian automotive brand Ferrari.

The RM UP-01 Ferrari is a culmination of many years of work and more than 6,000 hours of development and laboratory testing. Equipped with a robust manual-winding mechanical movement, this extremely thin watch can withstand accelerations of more than 5,000g’s.

RICHARD MILLE RM UP-01: The Thinnest Mechanical Watch
Image Credit: RICHARD MILLE

The Richard Mille RM UP-01 Ferrari has a monobloc case made of grade 5 titanium. Its case-back and bezel are satin-finished, with polished bevels. Secured with 13 grade 5 titanium spline screws and abrasion-proof washers in 316L stainless steel, the ultra-thin case offers a water resistance of 10 meters.

The watch features an out of the ordinary face (bezel) design. It displays the hour and minute on a sub-dial positioned at the upper portion. This small dial is topped with a sapphire crystal glass. On the top right side of the watch face is the sub-dial for the balance, protected with a sapphire crystal glass.

On the top left side, you will find an integrated function selector with two positions: W (winding) & H (hand-setting). The turning crown positioned between 7 and 8 o’clock offer two functions: manual-winding of the movement and time-setting. Both crowns are protected with black ceramic inserts, to ensure water resistance and eliminate friction.

RICHARD MILLE RM UP-01: The Thinnest Mechanical Watch
Image Credit: RICHARD MILLE

This timepiece incorporates a patented ultra-flat escapement jointly developed by Audemars Piguet and Richard Mille. This new type of escapement with a balance wheel in titanium significantly reduces the calibre’s thickness whilst providing the same security as a conventional Swiss anchor escapement. The new patented, ultra-flat escapement eliminates parts like the guard pin and the safety roller to maintain the thinness of the movement.

Displaying hours, minutes and function selector, the hand-wound mechanical movement has a power reserve of 45 hours.

Its base-plate and bridges are made of grade 5 Titanium, a biocompatible, highly corrosion-resistant and robust alloy. The skeletonised baseplate was subjected to separate and extensive validation tests to ensure it met rigorous optimal strength requirements.

RICHARD MILLE RM UP-01: The Thinnest Mechanical Watch
Image Credit: RICHARD MILLE

For this watch, Richard Mille has developed an ultra-thin interpretation of its emblematic tonneau shape. The grade 5 Titanium case is just 1.75mm thick and the movement beating inside has a thickness of 1.18 mm.

The 23 jewel manual-wound ultra-flat movement measures 41.45mm length and 28.85 mm width. It balance frequency is 28’800 vph (4 Hz).

All the titanium case components of this ultra-thin timekeeper are machined at the Richard Mille movement department to meet the extremely demanding machining tolerance of a single micron. The Ferrari prancing horse symbol and all the references present on the case are laser-engraved.

The Richard Mille RM UP-01 watch is available in a limited edition of 150 pieces. It weighs just 30 grams including strap.

Hublot Big Bang Unico Essential Grey Limited Edition

Hublot presents Big Bang Unico Essential Grey, a limited edition watch exclusively available online on the e-commerce platform hublot.com.

Thanks to its perfectly monochrome and satin-finished look, the new Big Bang Unico Essential Grey magnifies the unmistakable design of the original model.

Hublot Big Bang Unico Essential Grey Limited Edition

The iconic case, whose satin finish extends to the bezel, hands and dial, is enveloped in titanium. Thanks to the lightness of this metal, the watch is particularly comfortable to wear.

Hublot Big Bang Unico Essential Grey Limited Edition

The Hublot Big Bang Unico Essential Grey is powered by the manufacture HUB1280 calibre, a column-wheel chronograph movement with a 72-hour power reserve.

Hublot Big Bang Unico Essential Grey Limited Edition

With a diameter of 42mm and a case thickness of 14.5mm, it is suited to both men and women. A unisex watch whose style is enhanced by the versatility of the two straps supplied in the Big Bang Unico Essential Grey presentation box.

Hublot Big Bang Unico Essential Grey Limited Edition

The first is a grey lined rubber strap and the second comes with a Velcro fastening-a Swiss invention. Both are easily interchangeable thanks to Hublot’s patented One Click system.

Hublot Big Bang Unico Essential Grey Limited Edition

The Hublot Big Bang Unico Essential Grey watch is limited to just 200 pieces. This timepiece is only available online at hublot.com and will not be offered in stores.

Technical details

Model: Hublot Big Bang Unico Essential Grey
Reference 441.NX.4210.RX.HEC22

Case
Satin-finished titanium
Diameter: 42 mm
Thickness: 14.5 mm
Water resistance: 10 ATM
Satin-finished titanium
Satin-finished and polished titanium

Dial
Rhodium plated

Movement
HUB1280 Unico Manufacture, self-winding chronograph
Frequency: 4 Hz (28’800 A/H)
Power reserve: 72 hours
Number of components: 354
Jewels: 43

Strap
Black and grey lined rubber with satin-finished titanium clasp
Grey fabric with Velcro fastener

Edition
Limited to 200 pieces

Suggested retail price
19’900.00 CHF
20’700.00 EUR
20’900.00 USD
17’300.00 GBP

Breitling New Superocean

The new Breitling Superocean collection retraces the pared-down aesthetic of the original SuperOcean Slow Motion from the 1960s and 1970s, while adding modern features and a bright palette of color.

Breitling New Superocean
The new Breitling Superocean Collection: Ref. A17377211A1S1 (36 mm white), A17377211C1S1 (36 mm turquoise) and A17375E71C1A1 (42 mm blue)

In the 1960s, the emerging sport of scuba diving was all the rage, inspired by the adventures of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau.

Specially created for underwater explorers, the early generation SuperOcean Slow Motion watches featured a high-contrast dial ring with the crucial minutes scale and chunky luminescent batons for easy readability.

Instead of the seconds hand, these diving watches came with a revolutionary minutes-based chronograph, dubbed the “Slow Motion” because it took an hour to make a full rotation of the dial.

The new Breitling Superocean Collection: Ref. A17377211A1S1 (36 mm white), A17377211C1S1 (36 mm turquoise) and A17375E71C1A1 (42 mm blue)
Breitling Superocean Automatic 46 with blue dial and blue rubber strap

The new Breitling Superocean takes inspiration from the Slow Motion’s simplified tool watch philosophy. The collection has been revised to meet the needs of modern wearers, while maintaining a number of design features of the original.

Breitling-superocean-automatic-36
Breitling Superocean Automatic 36 with turquoise, white and orange dials

Available in four sizes (46, 44, 42, and 36 mm), the collection’s colorful dials are paired with three different case metals—steel, steel-gold, and bronze. The special alloy used in the 44 and 42 mm bronze versions has an excellent resistance to corrosion but will still develop a subtle patina over time that makes the watch even more unique.

Breitling Superocean Automatic Bronze

The two strap options (a sporty rubber strap and a new three-row metal bracelet) have a folding clasp that allows for micro-adjustments of up to 15 mm for easy wear over rashies and dive suits.

Water-resistant to 300 m (1000 ft), the new Superocean features broad hands and indexes coated in Super-LumiNova® that allow for exceptional readability underwater. Its scratchproof ceramic-inlayed bezel means it will never wear or fade.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 46_black dial and black rubber strap, Ref. A17378211B1S1
Breitling Superocean Automatic 46 with black dial and black rubber strap

For safety, the bezel is unidirectional on most sizes and bidirectional with a patented lock on the 46 mm. This watch is also shock-, sand-, and saltwater-resistant. Its automatic Breitling Caliber 17 comes with a two-year warranty and an approximate 38-hour power reserve.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 44 with turquoise dial and black rubber strap, Ref. A17376211L2S1
Breitling Superocean Automatic 44 with turquoise dial and black rubber strap

Best of all, the Slow Motion’s distinctive square minute hand has made a comeback. So has the high-contrast minute scale. Fans will also remember “the dot,” a circular window at 6 o’clock that displayed different colors depending on whether the minutes-based chronograph was engaged, paused, or off. In the new Superocean, a circle near the tip of the second hand gives a wink to that much-loved feature.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 42 bronze with green dial and green rubber strap
Breitling Superocean Automatic 42 bronze with green dial and green rubber strap

The Breitling Surfer Squad, made up of Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmore, and Sally Fitzgibbons, is back as the faces behind the new Superocean collection.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 36 with orange dial and orange rubber strap
Breitling Superocean Automatic 36 with orange dial and orange rubber strap

The watch assortment includes the special-edition Superocean Automatic 42 Kelly Slater. Co-designed with the surf champion and limited to 1000 pieces, the watch features an eye-popping orange dial and a military-green rubber strap. The color scheme is inspired by a watch Slater’s dad used to wear surfing.

Technical details

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 46

References
A17378211B1S1, A17378211B1A1, A17378E71C1S1, or A17378E71C1A1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 46 millimeters
Thickness: 13.22 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 52.29 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: bidirectional with ceramic inlay and security lock

Dial/hands
Black or blue
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Black or blue rubber strap (24/20 mm) with folding clasp or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 44

References
A17376211B1S1, A17376211B1A1, A17376211C1S1, A17376211C1A1, A17376211L2S1, A17376211L2A1, A17376A31L1S1, or A17376A31L1A1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 44 millimeters
Thickness: 12.62 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 50.54 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Black, blue, turquoise, or green
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Black, blue, or green rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 44
Reference: N17376201Q1S1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: bronze
Diameter: 44 millimeters
Thickness: 12.62 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 50.54 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, bronze
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Brown
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Chocolate-colored rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 42

References
A17375211B1S1, A17375211B1A1, A17375E71C1S1, A17375E71C1A1, A17375E71G1S1, or A17375E71G1A1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 42 millimeters
Thickness: 12.56 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 47.76 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Black, blue, or silver
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Black or blue rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 42
Reference: U17375211B1S1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel and 18 k red gold
Diameter: 42 millimeters
Thickness: 12.56 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 47.76 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets, 18 k red gold
Bezel: 18 k red gold, unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Black
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Black rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 42 Bronze
Reference: N17375201L1S1

 

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: bronze
Diameter: 42 millimeters
Thickness: 12.56 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 47.76 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, bronze
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Green
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Green rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 42 Kelly Slater Limited Edition
Reference: A173751A1O1S1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 42 millimeters
Thickness: 12.56 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 47.76 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
Orange
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
Green rubber strap (22/18 mm) with folding clasp

Model: Breitling Superocean Automatic 36

References
A17377211A1S1, A17377211A1A1, A17377211C1S1, A17377211C1A1, A17377211O1S1, or A17377211O1A1

Movement
Caliber: Breitling Caliber 17
Diameter: 25.6 millimeters
Depth: 4.6 millimeters
Winder: self-winding, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 38 hours
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Display: hour, minute, second
Certification: COSC-certified

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 36 millimeters
Thickness: 12.21 millimeters
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip): 42.41 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glare-proofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed-in, steel
Crown: screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: unidirectional with ceramic inlay, ratcheted

Dial/hands
White, turquoise, or orange
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes and hands

Strap
White, turquoise, or orange rubber strap (18/16 mm) with folding clasp or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp

 

Maurice Lacroix Aikon #Tide Benzilla

Maurice Lacroix has expanded its AIKON #tide range by releasing a new variant created in partnership with Thai artist and ML Crew member, Benzilla.

This special edition watch unites the world of street art and watchmaking, employing an array of vibrant colours. The AIKON #tide Benzilla was unveiled at the opening of the new Maurice Lacroix boutique in Bangkok on the 1st of July.

Maurice Lacroix Aikon #Tide Benzilla

The recently launched AIKON #tide represents a new, responsible approach to luxury watchmaking. Made from ocean-bound upcycled plastic, it takes 17 bottles to make one watch and its user –friendly packaging, which means 17 fewer bottles polluting the ocean. The AIKON #tide shares the same attributes as other members of the AIKON family, namely Swiss quality, precision timekeeping, urban styling and high perceived value.

Maurice Lacroix Aikon #Tide Benzilla

Now, the watch brand from the Swiss Jura has collaborated with ML Crew member, Benzilla, the Thai artist, to create the aptly named AIKON #tide Benzilla. A graduate of Bangkok University, Benzilla studied fine and applied art, however, he is now best known for his colourful street art.

His work often juxtaposes swathes of concrete with his distinctive, playful use of colour. He adores using numerous hues in his compositions which is quite surprising for a man who is colour blind.

Maurice Lacroix Aikon #Tide Benzilla

Benzilla feels a personal connection with the AIKON #tide initiative. The watch brand, in conjunction with #tide, are collecting plastic bottles from the seas surrounding the various islands around Thailand as well as Indonesia and the Philippines.

The new AIKON #tide Benzilla exploits the use of colour to the max. Enlivened with a plethora of eye-popping shades, the 40mm model features a flat sapphire crystal, augmenting readability, and a quartz movement.

Maurice Lacroix Aikon #Tide Benzilla

The dial is adorned with the Thai artist’s 3-eyed character, ‘LOOOK’, an alien who came from nowhere to live among us. The bezel and crown are dressed in black, while the case body is executed in a vibrant shade of orange. Finally, a funky light blue rubber strap completes the ensemble. Owners of the watch can modify its appearance courtesy of the Easy Strap Exchange system, swapping the strap for an alternative, without the need for tools.

Maurice Lacroix Aikon #Tide Benzilla

Meanwhile, consistent with the brand’s environmentally conscious mindset, the AIKON #tide Benzilla isn’t presented in excessive packaging but instead comes with a colour-coordinated mug.

Technical details

Model: Maurice Lacroix Aikon Quartz #TIDE Benzilla Special Edition
Reference: AI2008-50YZA-000-0

Case
Case material: Made from ocean-bound upcycled plastic
Orange case body with a black bezel and crown; black caseback with grey special edition engravment
Diameter: 40 mm
Height: 11 mm
Water resistance: 10 ATM

Movement
Quartz

Functions
Hours, minutes and seconds
Date at 3 o’clock

Dial
Benzilla graphic dial with date at 3’OC
No Indexes
Hands: Black with white SLN C1

Strap
Light blue rubber strap with orange M-logo; easychange system
Pin buckle made from orange ocean-bound upcycled plastic

Danish Design Watches: LESS IS MORE

The art of simplicity is one of the most beautiful things, that if mastered, can work really well for you. Simple things in life like indulging in your favourite home-cooked delicacy with superior wine. Or snuggling in your warm and comforting blanket while it is raining outside.

The warmth and comfort that you derive out of the simple things in life, can be termed as the philosophy of Danish Design watches.

Danish Design Watches

Right from interior designs to stunning timepieces, all of the designs created by Danish Design have one common element of simplicity and sparseness. This also helps add to the timeless appeal. With this same thought process, the unique and beautiful timepieces were added to the list of Danish products.

These watches followed the same design philosophy as Danish, the same way other products did.

A) So, what exactly is Danish Design?

Danish Design can be termed as a style that combines both, a functionalist design perspective and architecture as well.

Two great minds, namely, Hans Wegner and Arne Jacobsen designed sleek lines with a touch of sophistication that were reflected across every product in the wide offering of Danish products.

The simple and Nordic design is reflected in the designs of Danish watches, these elegant pieces act as the perfect accessory for your wardrobe.

B) What’s unique about the Danish Design Colour?

Typically, Danish designs are associated with light and muted colours. They will most likely come across as a combination of monochromatic shades that include blacks, white, grey, and neutral colours. They try to create a sync with the colours that are most likely used as a part of architectural designs.

Besides the monochromatic shades, the colour palette also includes dull pink, shades of blue, shades of green, and gold.

C) What is the Danish Design Watch?

Danish Design watches always focus on the philosophy of less is more. Combining simplicity and functionalism, Danish Design watches have a high rank in the world of fashion as being one of the trendiest, stylish, and most wearable watches.

Typically, these watches provide the feel of a classic timepiece and modern futuristic colours. While design forms an important aspect of a watch, there are other quality factors also taken into consideration that makes a Danish Design watch worth investing in.

These watches comprise a great built-in quality that ensures your watch will last a lifetime if used correctly.

Known for their simplicity element, they are proud of crafting their products by hand and are always on the lookout for flaunting their Danish-designed craftsmanship.

D) Some of the best features of Danish Design Watches?

Besides the simplicity factor, which is highlighted through colours, another important feature of Danish Design watches is the premium look and feel that promises quality. These watches make use of a Japanese quartz movement that uses a single-done sapphire crystal glass that is enhanced with an anti-reflective and scratch-resistant quality. The straps are also carefully designed using the finest quality Italian leather.

The best feature about these watches is that they are made for both casual wears as well as a more decked-up look. They are designed for everyday wear, irrespective of the occasion or the outfit that you are wearing.

These watches are highly customizable based on the preferences of the individuals. You can pick the perfect watch based on your hand size.

With such amazing quality and minimalistic designs, the only addition to making these watches even better is their affordable prices.

Danish Design watches are targeted towards people who prefer elegance and style but prefer to not spend an extravagant price to get the same.

E) Where can you buy Danish Design Watches?

Most of the designs on offer can be easily purchased off their website. The website boasts multiple simplistic and beautiful designs. With a simple user interface, you can easily buy your favourite collection directly from the Danish website.

Besides this, other websites cater to selling certain designs all over the globe, if you keep the authenticity parameter in check, you can explore these websites to buy your favourite Danish Design watch as well.

Additionally, there are concept stores and retail partners who make these Danish design watches available to the customers. It is always worth investing in a fashion watch since they stick around for a long time and match your fashion sense.

The best part about these websites is that they cater to multiple price segments, right from the most basic one to the stylish most expensive one of the lots, which will be available at these online stores.

Conclusion

Danish Design watches follow the concept of less is more, and this works very well for them and their designs. Each of their watches is built with excellent craftsmanship and passion combined with a commitment to get a sophisticated design that looks good for any occasion.

So go ahead and explore their wide range of watches, choose one that suits your style and flaunt your fashion sense.

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Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Red Gold & Platinum Models

Arnold & Son’s Perpetual Moon watch is now available in two new interpretations in 41.5mm diameter case, in red gold or platinum. Its dial features a unique motif, Stellar Rays.

Perpetual Moon 41.5 Red Gold joins the permanent collection, while the platinum version is produced in a limited edition of 28 timepieces.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Red Gold

The Perpetual Moon 41.5’s cases in 18-carat (5N) red gold or 950 platinum have been redesigned. The lugs have been simplified so that instead of their original cross shape, they now present a tauter form of plunging bars with bevelled ends.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Platinum

The case, previously measuring 42 mm, is reduced to 41.5 mm without affecting the size of the dial. This has reduced the width of the bezel, drawing attention to the dial, its finishes, and its vast moon.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Platinum

 

The dials on these new creations present a unique finish known as Stellar Rays, its aesthetic obtained through skilfully irregular engraving. Several depths and widths of rays coexist and follow on from one another, creating their own rhythm, each generating a fluctuating interplay of light and a depth obtained by applying several layers of transparent lacquer.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Red Gold

This unique effect is employed in two forms. Perpetual Moon 41.5 Red Gold is combined with a dense, deep blue adorned with gold edging on the moon aperture, together with golden hands and hour markers. Perpetual Moon 41.5 Platinum is coupled with a salmon pink whose soft metallic radiance complements the rhodium-plated details on the dial.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Red Gold

Realistically depicted with hand-painted shadows, the large moon is enhanced with a luminescent material that is particularly intense in darkness yet invisible in daylight, giving way to the white mother-of-pearl disc. It is set against a blue PVD-treated grained sky and is surrounded by the constellations of the Big Dipper and Cassiopeia, also hand-painted and coated with Super-LumiNova.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Red Gold

The constellations have been chosen as a direct reference to John Arnold’s history as a maker of naval chronometers.

The Big Dipper and Cassiopeia have been used by navigators in the northern hemisphere since time immemorial to find their bearings and locate the North Star (Polaris). The position of the latter defines the North and its angular altitude, or position in the North-South plane, and allows the distance to the equator, i.e., latitude, to be estimated.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Platinum

On the case back, a secondary indicator allows the moon phase to be adjusted quickly and precisely. The hand-wound calibre that powers it, reference A&S1512, can track the development of its segments with exceptional precision.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Red Gold

The duration of a complete lunar cycle is 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes and 2.8 seconds. Arnold & Son has succeeded in representing it in such a way that it would take 122 years for this movement, if regularly wound, to accumulate a day’s difference between its display and celestial reality.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5 Platinum

Like all Arnold & Son movements, the A&S1512 calibre has been entirely developed, manufactured, decorated, assembled, adjusted and cased at the Manufacture in La Chaux-de-Fonds. The calibre features two barrels and an oscillation frequency of 3 Hz, providing a power reserve of 90 hours.

Technical details

Model: Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 41.5

References
Red gold: 1GLBR.U01A.C200A
Platinum: 1GLBX.P01A.C200W

Functions
Hours, minutes, astronomical moon phases, second moon-phase indicator on the back

Movement
Calibre A&S1512, mechanical with manual winding
Jewels: 27
Diameter: 34 mm
Thickness: 5.35 mm
Power reserve: 90 hours
Frequency: 3 Hz / 21,600 vph
Finishes
Main plate: rhodium-plated, Côtes de Genève stripes radiating from the centre
Bridges: polished and chamfered
Wheels: circular satin-finished
Screws: blued and chamfered, polished heads
Second moon-phase indicator: rhodium-plated and circular-grained

Dial
‘Stellar Rays’ decor, with blue or salmon-pink PVD treatment

Moon phases
Sky: grained, with blue PVD treatment
Constellations: hand-painted, with added Super-LumiNova
Moon: mother-of-pearl disc coated with Super-LumiNova, hand-painted details

Case
Material: 18-carat (5N) red gold or 950 platinum
Diameter: 41.5 mm
Thickness: 11.30 mm
Crystal: Domed sapphire, with an anti-reflective coating on both sides
Case back: Sapphire crystal, with an anti-reflecting coating
Water-resistance: 30 m / 100 ft

Strap
Blue alligator leather, hand-stitched
Buckle: Pin buckle, 18-carat (5N) red gold or 18-carat white gold

Editions
Red gold: non-limited
Platinum: 28 timepieces

Swiss retail prices
Red gold: CHF 34,500 including taxes (subject to change)
Platinum: CHF 46,500 including taxes (subject to change)

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph

The new Captain Cook Chronograph from Rado fuses most modern design, technology and style. It boasts updated, exquisite proportions thanks to a unique, slimmer automatic movement.

Rado has launched three variants of the new Captain Cook chronograph, in distinct shades and strap/bracelet configurations sure to please even the most demanding enthusiasts. Two models are in stainless steel and one in bronze.

The new Captain Cook Chronograph is mounted with the characteristic box-shaped glass, in scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both faces.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph steel with blue dial

The thinner, more comfortable and stylish 43mm case comes in either polished stainless steel or circular-brushed bronze. The polished high-tech ceramic inlay on the bezel, in blue or black, is a perfect complement to the flange and the dial colour of the particular model.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph stainless steel model with Silver to black gradient dial

Presented in a silver-to-blue gradient, silver-to-black or blue sunray finish, the dial features appliquéd indices, markers and numerals. The key elements are treated with Super-LumiNova® for excellent readability even in low-light conditions.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph Brushed bronze version

In particular, the hour hand, with its bold and characteristic arrowhead tip, and the minute hand, strong and unmistakeable, as well as the red-tipped chronograph seconds sweeper, allow easy timekeeping in any exploration or journey, in the city or the great outdoors.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph steel with blue dial

The anchor symbol remains a delightful touch, in rhodium colour against a red backplate on this rugged and reliable timepiece, whose features now include a chronograph dial at 9 and standard seconds at 3 o’clock, in perfect visual equilibrium with the lower date window at 6 o’clock.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph stainless steel model with Silver to black gradient dial

The date itself is displayed in red against silver, in keeping with former models. Inside, the new, thinner R801 automatic movement, with 37 jewels, five hands and 59 hours of power reserve thanks to a NivachronTM anti-magnetic hairspring, exceeds standard accuracy test requirements by as much as five positions.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph Brushed bronze version

Water resistance to 30 bar is assured by a screw-down case back, screw-in crown and pushbuttons, and Rado’s predictably unwavering high-quality production technics.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph stainless steel model with Silver to black gradient dial

The new Captain Cook Chronograph is delivered with two additional straps in different materials and shades, according to the specific model.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph stainless steel model with Silver to black gradient dial

The two stainless steel models come with a matching three-row stainless steel bracelet with brushed central links and extensible folding clasp, and an additional coffee-brown or blue leather strap with contrasting stitching, as well as a sporty NATO-style, woven nylon strap, in blue or black, with steel pin-buckle closure.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph steel with blue dial

The bronze-coloured Rado Captain Cook Chronograph model comes with a NATO-style strap with a gold-coloured stripe down the centre, as well as a blue leather strap with accent stitching, and an additional NATO-style strap in deep blue, all with bronze pin-buckle closure.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph Brushed bronze version

 

The new Captain Cook Chronograph comes in a special case inspired by the built-to-last, two-strapped treasure chests of ancient explorers and navigators.

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph box

Protected by a tough, black diver-nylon outer covering, the wooden (FSC) box is equipped with metal hardware, around a soft ivory-coloured interior where your spare straps can be safely stored, along with your favourite Rado, when not in use.

Technical details

Model: Rado Captain Cook Chronograph, Ref. R32146208

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph Brushed bronze version

Movement
Rado calibre R801, automatic, 37 jewels, 5 hands, red printed date at 6 o’clock,
59-hour power reserve, antimagnetic Nivachron™ hairspring, exceeds standard test requirements from 3 to 5 positions for higher accuracy

Case
Brushed bronze (CuAl) case
Bronze (CuAl) turning bezel with polished blue high-tech ceramic insert with engraved numbers and markers, triangle with vintage-look yellow Super-LumiNova®
Circular-brushed titanium screw-down case back with sapphire crystal
Polished bronze (CuAl) screw-down crown and pushers
Box-shaped sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both faces
Water-resistant to 30 bar (300m)
Dimensions: 43.0 x 49.5 x 14.8 (WxLxH in mm)

Dial
Blue, sunray
Yellow gold-coloured applied indexes with vintage-look yellow Super-LumiNova®
Yellow gold-coloured moving anchor symbol with red backplate
White printed Rado and Captain Cook logos, 300m / 1000ft

Hands
Yellow gold-coloured with vintage look yellow Super-LumiNova®
Yellow gold-coloured second chrono hand with red tip
Yellow gold-coloured minute chrono hand counter with red tip
Yellow gold-coloured small second hand counter

Strap
EasyClip system
Blue textile NATO style strap with a gold coloured middle line, brushed bronze (CuAl) pin buckle and loops
Blue leather strap, brushed bronze (CuAl) pin buckle and loops
Blue textile NATO style strap, brushed bronze (CuAl) pin buckle and loops

Model: Rado Captain Cook Chronograph, Ref. R32145208

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph steel with blue dial

Movement
Rado calibre R801, automatic, 37 jewels, 5 hands, red printed date at 6 o’clock, 59-hour power reserve, antimagnetic Nivachron™ hairspring, exceeds standard test requirements from 3 to 5 positions for higher accuracy

Case
Polished stainless steel case
Stainless steel turning bezel with a polished blue high-tech ceramic insert with engraved numbers and markers, triangle in white Super-LumiNova®
Circular-brushed stainless steel screw-down case back with sapphire crystal
Polished stainless steel screw-down crown and pushers
Box-shaped sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both faces
Water-resistant to 30 bar (300m)
Dimensions: 43.0 x 49.5 x 14.8 (WxLxH in mm)

Dial
Silver to blue gradient
Rhodium-coloured applied indexes with white Super-LumiNova®
Rhodium-coloured moving anchor symbol with red backplate
White printed Rado and Captain Cook logos, 300m / 1000ft

Hands
Rhodium-coloured with white Super-LumiNova®
Rhodium-coloured second chrono hand with red tip
Rhodium-coloured minute chrono hand counter with red tip
Rhodium-coloured small second hand counter

Bracelet
EasyClip system
Polished and brushed stainless steel, extendable folding clasp
Blue leather strap, stainless steel folding clasp
Blue textile NATO style strap, stainless steel pin buckle

Model: Rado Captain Cook Chronograph, Ref. R32145158

Rado Captain Cook Chronograph stainless steel model with Silver to black gradient dial

Movement
Rado calibre R801, automatic, 37 jewels, 5 hands, red printed date at 6 o’clock, 59-hour power reserve, antimagnetic Nivachron™ hairspring, exceeds standard test requirements from 3 to 5 positions for higher accuracy

Case
Polished stainless steel case
Stainless steel turning bezel with a polished black high-tech ceramic insert with engraved numbers and markers, triangle in white Super-LumiNova®
Circular-brushed stainless steel screw-down case back with sapphire crystal
Polished stainless steel screw-down crown and pushers
Box-shaped sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both faces
Water-resistant to 30 bar (300m)
Dimensions: 43.0 x 49.5 x 14.8 (WxLxH in mm)

Dial
Silver to black gradient
Rhodium-coloured applied indexes with white Super-LumiNova®
Rhodium-coloured moving anchor symbol with red backplate
White printed Rado and Captain Cook logos, 300m / 1000ft

Hands
Rhodium-coloured with white Super-LumiNova®
Rhodium-coloured second chrono hand with red tip
Rhodium-coloured minute chrono hand counter with red tip
Rhodium-coloured small second hand counter

Bracelet
EasyClip system
Polished and brushed stainless steel, extendable folding clasp
Brown leather strap, stainless steel folding clasp
Black textile NATO style strap, stainless steel pin buckle

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Music Edition

Audemars Piguet presents five new Royal Oak Offshore models inspired by the world of music recording studios.

Available in 37 and 43 mm sizes, the new edition offers different materials: two models in titanium, two in gem-set 18-carat white gold and one in black ceramic. The Tapisserie dials bear the pattern of an equaliser (or VU meter) as found in recording studios.

The new AP Royal Oak Offshore Music Edition watches are equipped with self-winding movements driving hours, minutes and seconds hands: the new Calibre 5909 for the 37 mm models and Calibre 4309 for the 43 mm variants.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition 43mm

The first two Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition models are made of titanium and available in 37 mm and 43 mm diameters, thus adapting to different wrist sizes. Both feature a blue dial that serves as a background for the printed coloured VU meter, creating a shimmering contrast.

The dial is complemented by the AP monogram in polished white gold at 12 o’clock, as well as 18-carat white gold hour-markers and hands featuring a luminescent coating for optimum visibility, particularly in the darkness of concert halls.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Music Edition 37mm

The 37 mm model displays the aesthetic codes of the Royal Oak Offshore chronographs of the same diameter and also picks up the enlarged bevels and the curved crystal of the latest 43 mm iterations.

The absence of a date window leaves plenty of space for the coloured equaliser motif. The timepiece is teamed with an interchangeable blue rubber strap bearing a “mosaic effect” pattern and matching the dial colour.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Music Edition 37mm

This is the first time that a 37 mm model has featured the interchangeable strap system introduced by the Manufacture in 2021 on the Royal Oak Offshore collection. The model comes complete with three additional turquoise, yellow and green rubber straps, also featuring a “mosaic effect” motif.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition 43mm

The 43 mm version is a continuation of the models launched in 2021. It comes with an interchangeable blue rubber strap matching the dial, while three additional turquoise, yellow and green rubber straps are supplied in the presentation box.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition 43mm case back

Equipped with a sapphire and titanium caseback engraved with the words “Limited Edition of 500 Pieces,” these two references offer a unique view of the self-winding movements powering them.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition

The new Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition line also includes two white gold 37 mm and 43 mm models whose dial and bezel are set with coloured “Harmony”-cut stones. Both versions feature a blue aventurine dial depicting a musical VU meter, just like the titanium models.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition 43mm gem-set

The ten colours composing the columns of the equaliser are achieved here by using the invisible setting technique for various gems: rubies, peridots, tsavorites, green, blue and orange sapphires. Similar coloured stones (rubies, tsavorites, yellow, orange, green and blue sapphires) adorn the bezels of both references, harmoniously matching the shades of the dial.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition

The “Harmony” cut has been developed in the industry to give more life to extremely fine gemstones. The cutting angles of each stone’s faceted pavilion have been adapted to provide optimal reflection while retaining a maximum of colour despite the stones’ extreme fineness (0.65 mm for the dial).

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition

This technique also makes it possible to hide the grooves required for the invisible setting used on the dial to achieve a thin effect (maximum 0.85 mm for the dial). To reproduce the play of light on the dial, the stones adorning the bezel also feature the “Harmony” cut – an industry first for larger stones.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition gem-set

The 37 mm reference is adorned with 166 stones totalling ~3.7 carats, while the 43 mm variant sparkles with 230 stones totalling~6.15 carats. Like the titanium models, these two references feature the polished AP monogram at 12 o’clock as well as 18-carat white gold hour-markers and hands.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition gem-set

They are completed by a blue interchangeable strap – with a “mosaic effect” motif for the 37 mm reference – and come with three additional rubber straps in turquoise, yellow and green.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition

This new line dedicated to music is completed by a 43 mm diameter model designed in black ceramic. Its monochrome aesthetic is contrasted by titanium elements: the studs recalling the jack pattern, the fader-inspired crown guards and the strap pin buckle.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition

In contrast to the understated nature of this timepiece, the equaliser composed of 10 different colours printed onto the Tapisserie motif lights up the dial and gives it a very contemporary look.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition

The titanium and sapphire caseback revealing the hand-finished movement is engraved with the words “Limited Edition of 250 Pieces”.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition

This modern, high-contrast timepiece is complemented by an interchangeable black rubber strap that matches the tone of the case. Three additional rubber straps in turquoise, yellow and green allow for variations in style to suit the wearer’s mood.

All AP Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition models are driven by self-winding movements without date indication in order to keep the coloured pattern of the dial in the spotlight.

The two 37 mm references are equipped with the new Calibre 5909. This is the first time that a self-winding hours, minutes and seconds movement has been integrated within this diameter.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Music Edition 37mm

Calibre 5909 is based on Calibre 5900, which first appeared at Audemars Piguet in 2022 on the 37 mm Royal Oak references. Replacing Calibre 3120, this movement has the advantage of being thinner (3.9 mm instead of 4.26 mm) and offering a higher frequency than its predecessor (4 Hz instead of 3 Hz). It also has a 60-hour power reserve.

The 43 mm variations are driven by Calibre 4309, the most recent self-winding hours, minutes and seconds movement of this diameter developed by the Manufacture. Its generous size enables optimal timekeeping precision, while its power reserve of at least 70 hours when the watch is not worn is ideal.

All models have a sapphire caseback revealing emblematic Haute Horlogerie decorations, such as Côtes de Genève, satin-brushing, circular graining, traits tirés and polished chamfers, as well as the oscillating weight dedicated to the collection in 22-carat pink gold with black NAC coating.

Technical details

Model: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition / 37 mm
Reference 77600TI.OO.A343CA.01

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition 37 mm Reference 77600TI.OO.A343CA.01

Case
Titanium case
Glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback
Screw-locked crown
Water-resistant to 50 m
Case thickness: 12.1 mm

Dial
Blue dial with printed VU meter, white gold applied hour-markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating

Movement
Self-winding Calibre 5909
Total diameter: 26.2 mm (11½ lignes)
Total thickness: 3.9 mm
Number of parts: 174
Number of jewels: 29
Minimum power reserve guaranteed: 60 h
Frequency of balance wheel: 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour)

Functions
Hours, minutes and centre seconds

Strap
Interchangeable blue rubber strap with “mosaic effect” pattern and titanium AP pin buckle
Three additional straps in turquoise, yellow and green rubber with “mosaic effect” pattern

Edition
Limited edition of 500 pieces

Model: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition / 37 mm
Reference 77601BC.YY.D343CA.01

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition 37 mm Reference 77601BC.YY.D343CA.01

Case
Case and bezel in 18-carat white gold, bezel set with “Harmony”-cut coloured stones, glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback
Screw-locked crown
Water-resistant to 50 m
Case thickness: 12.1 mm

Dial
Blue aventurine dial set with coloured “Harmony”-cut stones forming a VU meter, white gold applied hour-markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating.

Movement
Self-winding Calibre 5909
Total diameter: 26.2 mm (11½ lignes)
Total thickness: 3.9 mm
Number of parts: 174
Number of jewels: 29
Minimum power reserve guaranteed: 60 h
Frequency of balance wheel: 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour)

Functions
Hours, minutes and centre seconds

Strap
Interchangeable blue rubber strap with “mosaic effect” pattern and 18-carat white gold AP folding clasp
Three additional straps in turquoise, yellow and green rubber with “mosaic effect” pattern

Gem-setting
Dial set with 32 tsavorites(~0.31 carat),10peridots (~0.10 carat), 12 rubies (~0.13 carat) and 80 blue, green and orange sapphires (~0.88 carat), making a total of ~1.42 carats.
Bezel set with 4rubies (~0.3 carat), 10yellow and orange sapphires (~0.66 carat), 2green sapphires (~0.14 carat), 6tsavorites (~0.46 carats) and 10blue sapphires (~0.72 carat), making a total of ~2.28 carats.
In all: 166 “Harmony”-cut coloured stones (~3.7 carats).

Model: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition / 43 mm
Reference 15600TI.OO.A343CA.01

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition 43 mm Reference 15600TI.OO.A343CA.01

Case
Titanium case
Glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback
Screw-locked crown
Water-resistant to 100 m
Case thickness: 14.4 mm

Dial
Blue dial with offset VU meter, white gold applied hour-markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating.

Movement
Self-winding Calibre 4309
Total diameter: 32 mm (14 lignes)
Total thickness: 4.8 mm
Number of parts: 225
Number of jewels: 32
Minimum power reserve guaranteed: 70 h
Frequency of balance wheel: 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour)

Functions
Hours, minutes and centre seconds

Strap
Interchangeable blue rubber strap with titanium AP pin buckle
Three additional straps in turquoise, yellow and green rubber

Edition
Limited edition of 500 pieces

Model: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition / 43 mm
Reference 15600CE.OO.A002CA.01

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition 43 mm Reference 15600CE.OO.A002CA.01

Case
Black ceramic case
Glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback
Black ceramic screw-locked crown
Titanium crown guards and studs
Water-resistant to 100 m
Case thickness: 14.4 mm

Dial
Black dial with printed VU meter, white gold applied hour-markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating.

Movement
Self-winding Calibre 4309
Total diameter: 32 mm (14 lignes)
Total thickness: 4.8 mm
Number of parts: 225
Number of jewels: 32
Minimum power reserve guaranteed: 70 h
Frequency of balance wheel: 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour)

Functions
Hours, minutes and centre seconds

Strap
Interchangeable black rubber strap with titanium AP pin buckle
Three additional straps in turquoise, yellow and green rubber

Edition
Limited edition of 250 pieces

Model: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition / 43 mm
Reference 15601BC.YY.D343CA.01

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-winding Music Edition 43 mm Reference 15601BC.YY.D343CA.01

Case
Case and bezel in 18-carat white gold, bezel set with “Harmony”-cut coloured stones
Case diameter: 43mm
Case thickness: 14.4 mm
Glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback
Screw-locked crown
Water-resistant to 100 m

Dial
Blue aventurine dial set with coloured “Harmony”-cut stones forming a VU meter, white gold applied hour-markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating.

Movement
Self-winding Calibre 4309
Total diameter: 32 mm (14 lignes)
Total thickness: 4.8 mm
Number of parts: 225
Number of jewels: 32
Minimum power reserve guaranteed: 70 h
Frequency of balance wheel: 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour)

Functions
Hours, minutes and centre seconds

Strap
Interchangeable blue rubber strap with 18-carat white gold AP folding clasp
Three additional straps in turquoise, yellow and green rubber

Gem-setting
Dial set with 54 tsavorites(~0.52 carat), 24 peridots (~0.21 carat), 18 rubies (~0.19 carat) and 102 blue, green and orange sapphires (~1.13 carats), making a total of ~2.05 carats.
Bezel set with 4 rubies (~0.54 carat), 10 yellow and orange sapphires (~1.32 carats), 2 green sapphires (~0.24 carat), 6 tsavorites (~0.68 carat) and 10 blue sapphires (~1.32 carats), making a total of ~4.1 carats.
In all: 230 “Harmony”-cut coloured stones (~6.15 carats).

Pinion Neutron

UK based watch brand Pinion presents its newest model Neutron. Dressed in a 38mm diameter case and powered by the Swiss made ETA 2824-2 self-winding movement, it is the smallest model from the Pinion Watch Company

Designed and built in England, this automatic timepiece features a brushed stainless steel case and a beautiful electroplated dial with guilloche decoration. Three dial versions are available: black, blue, and dusty pink.

Pinion Neutron watch with pink guilloche dial

The outer edge of the dial has a circular brushed finish. It is then electroplated to achieve the specific colour. Raised numerals are machined in brass, polished then electroplated in nickel (silver) before being applied by hand to the dial. Batons in a contrasting radium hue are printed and applied with SuperLuminova to aid legibility in low-light conditions.

Unlike previous models, which featured the Pinion logo prominently on the dial, The Neutron has opted for a subtle reference to the watchmaker’s name printed on the sloping inner bezel (rehault) to avoid clashing with the core guilloche centrepiece.

Pinion Neutron automatic watch with black guilloche dial

The diamond-cut brass hands feature polished finish. The hour and minute hands also highlight a subtle etched groove in a contrasting matt finish running along their centre. The hands are nickel (silver) plated and filled with Superluminova to aid legibility.

Each movement is regulated by Pinion’s watchmaking team in England over 5 days / 5 positions to a minimum of +/- 5 seconds variation a day to ensure it remains accurate.

Pinion Neutron automatic watch with blue guilloche dial

The Neutron watch features a circular brushed steel case back that is engraved and numbered. The watch can be personalised by each customer to include a memorable date, name or phrase on the case-back at no extra cost.

Technical details

Model: Pinion Neutron

Movement
Automatic Swiss made ETA 2824-2
25 Jewels
Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour
38 hour power reserve
Regulated in-house (adjusted in five positions to an accuracy of +/-5 sec/day up to +/- 15 sec/day)

Functions
Time in hours, minutes, seconds
Hacking seconds feature

Case
Stainless steel case with brushed finish
Diameter: 38mm (excluding crown)/ 42mm including crown
45mm total length
20mm lug width
11mm height (case back to crystal)
Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating (inside only)
Stainless steel crown with Pinion motif
Solid steel case back, engraved and numbered
Water resistance: 10 ATM, 100 metres

Dial
Electroplated with circular brushed finish
Polished applied numerals
Central guilloche decoration
Batons printed with Superluminova® coating

Hands
Coated brass hands in polished finish with contrasting etched groove (hour, minutes)
Filled with Superluminova® (hour, minutes, seconds)

Strap
Leather strap with Pinion steel buckle
Nylon one-piece strap with steel hardware
Strap width: 20mm

Suggested retail price
£1,000.00 (excl. VAT)

Ressence Type 5 AIT Limited Edition

Ressence has created a limited edition of its Type 5 watch in collaboration with AIT (Art In Time) Monaco.

The Type 5 AIT is based on the Ressence TYPE 5 dive watch. Defined by its bold, organic case, oil filled dial, clear legibility and ruggedized bezel.

Ressence Type 5 AIT Limited Edition

The Type 5 AIT watch stands out with its vibrant yellow notes on the dial, markers, and bezel. This exclusive timepiece is limited to 12 pieces. Among these, 11 watches are available exclusively at Art In Time. The 12th watch with a distinctive yellow Ressence logo will be sold at a charity event in September with all proceeds going to the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco.

Ressence Type 5 AIT Limited Edition

The case is crafted entirely in grade five titanium, which contributes to its light weight in the hand and on the wrist (with the strap included, the watch weighs just 85 grams). The tapered case has a sandwich-style construction with a two-tone finish, showcasing both polished and satin finishing textures.

Ressence Type 5 AIT Limited Edition

Dial side, the hours’ disc has a yellow index at the hour that the watch corresponds to. This will be unique to the owner. Below the oil-filled upper chamber is an air-filled lower chamber that houses the bespoke mechanical auto-winding movement. It uses a magnet transmission to drive the discs on the ROCS dial.

Ressence Type 5 AIT Limited Edition

Seven bellows compensate for the expansion and contraction of the oil in the upper chamber as temperatures change. The use of oil cancels out Total Internal Reflection.

Ressence Type 5 AIT Limited Edition

Typically, under water, a traditional diver’s watch needs to be viewed straight on in order to be read properly – otherwise refraction turns the glass into a mirror. The Ressence TYPE 5 is an oil-filled watch, ensuring complete legibility whatever the angle of view.

Ressence Type 5 AIT Limited Edition

The rear-mounted crown deploys the Ressence Compression Lock System (RCLS), a mechanism which closes the gasket sealing of the lower air chamber when the crown is pushed back into its resting position.

Technical details

Model: Ressence Type 5 AIT

Functions
Hours
Minutes
Runner (90 seconds)
Oil temperature

Movement
Patented ROCS 5 – Ressence Orbital Convex System – driven by the minute axle ofa specially customised 2824/2 base calibre
Caseback winding and time setting with RCLS – Ressence Compression Lock System
Magnetic Transmission
Compensating Bellow System for the oil (7 Bellows)
Self-winding
36 hours power reserve
28,800 vibrations per hour
41 jewels
25 gears

Dial
Convex grade 5 titanium dial (125mm radius) with 3 eccentric biaxial satellites inclined at 3° (hours), 4.75° (thermal gauge and runner)
Engraved indications filled with Superluminova

Case
Grade 5 titanium
Two separate sealed chambers with the upper one filled with 3.57 ml of oil
Domed sapphire crystals top and bottom with both sides anti-reflective coating
Uni-directional bezel
46mm (diameter) x 15.5 mm (thickness)
Water-resistance: 10 ATM

Buckle & Strap
Polished Ardillon Buckle in grade 5 titanium
Yellow premium rubber strap (24/24mm)

Total Components
324

Weight
85 grams including strap

Edition
Limited to 12 pieces

Price
EUR 35,500 (all taxes included)

moVas Bronze Diver II

Singapore based watch brand moVas presents Bronze Diver II, its latest addition to the collection of bronze diving watches

Made from CuSn6, this 300m diving watch comes with a black ceramic bezel inset with polished stainless steel ball bearings and a gradated cracked dial pattern to simulate the look of lost ceramic treasure.

moVas Bronze Diver II watch

The cracked pattern dial is set with applied indices in rose gold to match the colour of the bronze case and filled with Superluminova C3. The date window has been changed to a circular opening as a nod to nautical themes. The dial with a gradient of dark to light green gives a feeling of deep sea.

moVas Bronze Diver II

Instead of the bronze bezel of the Bronze Diver 1, a rounded profile blasted zirconium bezel is used. It is then enhanced with stainless steel polished ball bearing markers to mimic traditional ship potholes.

moVas Bronze Diver II

A black PVD steel crown with polished highlights is used to match with the black zirconium bezel insert. The moVas Bronze Diver II is equipped with an automatic day-date movement by manufactured by Tianjin Seagull Watch Co. Ltd. It has a power reserve of 48 hours. A 3mm domed sapphire crystal is used for the caseback to get a view of the bronze rotor.

moVas Bronze Diver II

The caseback is made from titanium to reduce the chances of any reaction with the material as this is the area that is in contact with the skin the most.

The moVas Bronze Diver II watch comes supplied with a dark brown genuine lizard skin strap and a 4mm thick black leather strap with thick white cotton stitching. A hypoallergenic anti-static nitrite rubber strap in dark brown can also be selected.

A limited production of 50 pieces of this watch has been produced and each watch is numbered on the etched titanium caseback.

Technical details

Model: moVas Bronze Diver II

Case
CuSn6 Marine Grade Bronze with brushed finish. Case is 45mm across excluding crown guards, 49mm with crown guard. 50mm lug hole- lug hole. 15mm height to top of bezel/ 16mm height including domed sapphire.
Water Resistance: 30atm

Caseback
Exhibition caseback in Grade 2 titanium and 3mm thick colourless sapphire with deep etching
Numbered 01-50 with 12 sided hex

Crown
Black PVD 316L Screw down crown to set time and day/ date. First click to set day (clockwise) and date (anti-clockwise). Second click to set time.

Bezel
Unidirectional, 120 clicks with zero play
C3 Superluminova hand filled circular lume pip

Glass
3mm thick double domed American sourced scratch resistant colourless sapphire. Single Anti Reflective coating applied internally. 3mm thick single domed American sourced scratch resistant colourless sapphire for caseback.

Movement
Cal 21 Produced by Tianjin Seagull Watch Co. Ltd. based on TY2100
26 Jewels, beating at 28,800bph
45H Power Reserve
Customized date disc at 6H
Customized day disc at 3H
Customized skeleton rotor in CuSn6 Bronze
Main plates: Perlaged
Anti-shock protection system on balance wheel
Hackable

Dial
Applied index dial in gloss gradient green over a cracked glass pattern, with off-white printing
Hand applied C3 Superluminova lume on applied indexes with polished rose gold plated rim
Hands: Skeleton Brass hands plated rose gold and polished with C3 Superluminova lume

Strap
Brown Genuine Lizard and thick black leather with thick white stitching with bronze tang buckle
Strap width: 24mm
Buckle: 2pc Tang buckle with ‘V’ logo cutout, and “moVas” deep engraved on sides in CuSn6 Bronze

Warranty
2 year

CODE41 ANOMALY-T4 Creator Edition

CODE41 has launched a pre-order campaign for the newly launched ANOMALY-T4 watch.

The ANOMALY-T4 is a worthy descendant of the ANOMALY collection, which marked the beginning of the CODE41 watchmaking adventure back in 2016. This automatic timepiece stands out with its innovative dial layout with visible mechanism, characteristic design features, eco-friendly nature and affordability.

CODE41 ANOMALY-T4 Creator Edition

The ANOMALY-T4 boasts great quality with a unique identity imparted by its remarkable technical character and its refined design.

The open-worked dial layout with cross-shaped bridges offers the magnificent view of the intrinsic mechanical movement beating inside. The transparent case-back provides the glimpse of the oscillating weight with Geneva stripes.

CODE41 ANOMALY-T4 Creator Edition

The CODE41 ANOMALY-T4 is equipped with a Sellita (SW200-1 S a) self-winding movement, renowned for its excellent precision (-7/+7s per day) and its great reliability.

The ANOMALY watch features a 316L recycled steel case. Fitted with anti-reflective sapphire crystal glass and transparent back, this high-quality automatic watch is watertight to 100m (10ATM). The ultra-powerful Super-LumiNova® (BGW9) applied to hands and indices enhance dial visibility in the dark.

CODE41 ANOMALY-T4 Creator Edition

The ANOMALY-T4’s eco-friendly case (case middle, bezel and back) is made of 100% recycled 316L grade 4441 stainless steel. Exceptionally resistant to corrosion, this low-carbon steel alloy is produced in partnership with Panatere, a pioneering Swiss company in the transformation of 100% recycled and recyclable raw materials.

CODE41 ANOMALY-T4 Creator Edition

The ANOMALY-T4 will be available in 6 colors, allowing for over one hundred different combinations along with the various straps on offer.

CODE41 ANOMALY-T4 Creator Edition

What’s more, two new models of eco-friendly strap are being offered for the ANOMALY-T4, both made from recycled polyester fibers. In order to do so, CODE41 has partnered with the Spanish company Seaqual®, specialists in the production of straps from plastic bottles recovered from the bottom and surface of the Mediterranean Sea.

CODE41 ANOMALY-T4 Creator Edition

The CODE41 ANOMALY-T4 Creator Edition is now officially available for pre-order from June 29 to July 21 2022. The price starts from 1,398 CHF (1,498 EUR / 1,298 GBP / 1,373 USD).

Technical details

Model: CODE41 ANOMALY-T4

Case
Material: 316L grade 4441 steel, 100% recycled
Crystal: Sapphire on the front and back. Anti-reflective treatment
Diameter: 41.5mm
Thickness: 11.2mm
Watertight: 10ATM (100 meters). Individually tested in a pressurized chamber

Display
Hours, minutes and seconds
Super-LumiNova® on hands and indices

Movement
Skeleton movement Sellita SW200-1 S a
Number of jewels: 26
Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour / 4[Hz]
Precision: -7/+7 seconds per day
Power reserve: 38 hrs (when not in use)
Stop-seconds function
Shock absorber: Incabloc
Winding automatic via oscillating weight. Bidirectional winding
Precision testing fine-tuned in 3 positions

RGM Model 25 USS Constitution Limited Edition

RGM, the fine watchmaker based in Pennsylvania, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Limited to a maximum of 3 pieces, the new Model 25 is a tribute to the USS Constitution.

It is the third watch release for RGM’s 30th anniversary, and the brand’s second watch model with a hand-made wood marquetry dial.

RGM Model 25 USS Constitution Limited Edition

The Model 25 watches have an American-made case inspired by the company’s larger Pennsylvania series watches. The case has ribbed sides, a beautifully contoured bezel, and is 40mm in diameter, with curved down lugs.

RGM Model 25 USS Constitution Limited Edition

The case was designed to highlight the dial with its large dial opening. The art on the dial depicts the USS Constitution leaving the British Navy Shipyard at Malta, November 1, 1804.

The art features the departure of the USS Constitution following repairs at the Naval Dockyard during the Tripolitan war when the ship was granted permission by the Royal Navy to use Malta as a base.

RGM Model 25 USS Constitution Limited Edition

The art also captures the landmarks of the Grand Harbour and the profile of the later-to-be-named “Old Ironsides”. The dial beautifully denotes the long maritime association between Malta, the United States, and Great Britain.

RGM Model 25 USS Constitution Limited Edition

Visible through the sapphire crystal case-back is a modified automatic mechanical movement with a 42-hour power reserve.

Technical details

RGM Model 25 USS Constitution Limited Edition

Movement
Swiss-made automatic, RGM Modified Caliber 1120
RGM made solid gold winding rotor
23 jewels
28,800 vph
Rhodium Finish
Cote de Genève
Perlage
Power reserve: 42 hours

Case
American-Made316L Stainless Steel
Diameter: 40mm
Height: 10.4mm
Width between lugs: 22mm
Crown: Stainless steel with Keystone insignia
Sapphire crystal front and back
Water-resistant to 5 ATM

Dial
Handmade Wood Marquetry
Hands: Blued steel sword style with Super-LumiNova

Strap
Natural color Ostrich

Price
USD $13,900

Mido Commander Chronograph Special Edition(reference M016.414.36.081.00)

Swiss watch brand Mido has unveiled a new Commander Chronograph model featuring a rose gold PVD case and gradient grey dial.

The new Mido Commander Chronograph’s dial has a bold grey tone in the centre that gradually shifts to anthracite around its edge.

Mido Commander Chronograph Special Edition(reference M016.414.36.081.00)

Its sunray satin finish is combined with faceted indexes and a day/date function – typical features of the Commander collection. The polished indexes and diamond-cut hour and minute hands are clearly visible, even at night, with their white Super-LumiNova® coating.

Mido Commander Chronograph Special Edition(reference M016.414.36.081.00)

A warm shade of rose gold adorns the hands, indexes, aperture, polished bezel and case to give a luxurious contrast with its deep grey face. A faceted and domed sapphire crystal further enhances the readability of the display.

Mido Commander Chronograph Special Edition(reference M016.414.36.081.00)

The Commander Chronograph has a diameter of 42.5 mm, lending itself perfectly to every situation. It comes with two easily interchangeable straps – one in dark brown crocodile-look cow leather and one in grey fabric – which are both fitted with a rose-gold-coloured folding clasp.

Mido Commander Chronograph Special Edition(reference M016.414.36.081.00)

The Commando Chronograph is equipped with the self-winding automatic caliber 60 based on ETA A05H21. Visible through the transparent case back, the  movement spotlights blued screws, Geneva stripes on the oscillating weight and an engraved Mido logo.

Mido Commander Chronograph Special Edition(reference M016.414.36.081.00)

The caliber 60 automatic movement offers power reserve of 60 hours, uncommon for a self-winding chronograph watch. To increase its accuracy, this movement is adjusted in three different positions.

Mido Commander Chronograph Special Edition(reference M016.414.36.081.00)

The Mido Commando Chronograph is water-resistant up to a pressure of 5 bar (50 m/165 ft).

Technical details

Movement
Automatic chronograph Mido Caliber 60 (ETA A05H21 base), 13¼’’’, Ø30.00 mm, height: 7.90 mm, 25 jewels, 28,800 vph, finely decorated Elaboré-grade chronograph movement with blued screws, oscillating weight decorated with Geneva stripes and engraved Mido logo. Adjusted in 3 different positions for high accuracy. Up to 60 hours of power reserve. Functions: HM+SS (9 o’clock) + 60-sec chronograph + 30-minute counter (12 o’clock) + 12-hour counter (6 o’clock) + day and date.

Case
Satin-finished stainless steel with rose-gold-coloured PVD treatment, polished bezel, Ø42.50 mm, 3 pieces, faceted and domed sapphire crystal, finely decorated Elaboré-grade movement visible through the transparent case back, engraved serial number, water-resistant up to a pressure of 5 bar (50 m/165 ft).

Dial
Sunray satin finish, gradual gradient from grey in the middle to anthracite, individually applied faceted indexes, white Super-LumiNova® on the indexes, day and date at 3 o’clock.

Hands
Flat diamond-cut, hour and minute hands with white Super-LumiNova® for enhanced legibility at night.

Straps
Dark brown crocodile-look genuine cow leather, stainless steel folding clasp with rose-gold-coloured PVD treatment.
Additional strap in grey fabric, stainless steel folding clasp with rose-gold-coloured PVD treatment.
Both come with an interchangeable bar system.

Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon New Red Gold & Platinum Models

Arnold & Son has released two new iterations of its ultrathin tourbillon watches. These new watches feature a new type of dial with tinted gold and aluminium sparkles to match their precious cases, which have also been redesigned.

In 5N red gold or 950 platinum, the cases are just 8.3 mm thick beneath their domed sapphire crystals. The offset display and the tourbillon aperture echo the way in which information was arranged on John Arnold’s marine chronometers.

Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon Red gold

To give the Ultrathin Tourbillon a new unique and refined design, Arnold & Son has focused on materials and techniques that highlight the precious appearance of this finely honed tourbillon.

Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon Platinum

The 41.5 mm cases in 5N red gold or 950 platinum have been redesigned, making them even slimmer and more refined. The bezels have been reduced to a fine metal band, the sapphire crystals are domed, and the transparent case backs have been screwed down.

Arnold & Son has used a new manufacturing technique known as ‘Cosmic Grené’ on the dials. This name makes direct reference to stargazing, as stars are essential guides for navigating at sea along with marine chronometers.

Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon Red gold

Gold powder mixed with aluminium sparkles has been placed on the dial plate to create a lightly sandblasted surface. This is then coloured: blue for the Ultrathin Tourbillon in red gold, and green for the platinum version. Due to the complex manufacturing methods involved, these dials are subtle and finely textured, with a discreet lustre.

Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon Platinum

The Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon watch houses the A&S8300 calibre, whose architecture and finesse characterise this collection. At just 2.97 mm thick, it is one of the slimmest tourbillon movements ever designed.

The tourbillon carriage has also been redesigned and undergone significant changes in relation to its predecessors. It features a variable-inertia balance with inertia blocks to ensure more stable calibration over time.

Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon Red gold

The redesigned tourbillon carriage echoes the leading role John Arnold played in marine exploration during the 18th century. Its triangular shape evokes a sextant, while its double-arrow counterpoise represents an anchor. The point in the middle serves as a seconds marker, as the carriage completes a full rotation in one minute.

Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon Platinum

The back of the Ultrathin Tourbillon reveals a new rear tourbillon bridge in 3N yellow gold that matches the gear train and stands out from the appearance of the rest of the calibre.

Modifications to the tourbillon carriage and regulating organ have increased the power reserve of the A&S8300 calibre, which now lasts at least 100 hours.

Technical details

Models: Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon

References
Red gold: 1UTBR.U01A.C209A
Platinum: 1UTBR.XF01A.C208A

Functions
Hours, minutes

Movement
Calibre A&S8300, 1 minute flying tourbillon, manual winding
Jewels: 29
Diameter: 32.00 mm
Thickness: 2.97 mm
Power reserve: 100 hours
Frequency: 3 Hz / 21,600 vph

Finishes
Main plate: Côtes de Genève stripes radiating from the centre
Bridges: polished and chamfered by hand
Wheels: circular satin-finished
Screws: blued and chamfered, mirror-polished heads
Tourbillon carriage: ‘Arnold & Son’ signature
Rear tourbillon bridge: 18-carat (3N) yellow gold, sunray motif

Dial
‘Cosmic grené’: gold powder mixed with coloured aluminium sparkles
Flange: coloured and circular satin-finished

Hour dial
Base: white mother-of-pearl, domed
Ring: rhodium-plated or with 4N gold plating

Case
18-carat (5N) red gold or Pt950 platinum
Diameter: 41.50 mm
Thickness: 8.30 mm (with crystal)
Crystal: Domed sapphire, with an anti-reflective coating on both sides
Case back: Sapphire crystal, with an anti-reflective coating
Water-resistance: 30 metres / 100 feet

Strap
Blue alligator leather hand-stitched with 18-carat (5N) red-gold thread or green alligator leather, hand-stitched with pt950 platinum thread
Folding clasp with top cover in 18-carat (5N) red gold or Pt950 platinum

Edition
Limited editions of 28 timepieces released of each model

Swiss retail prices
Red gold: CHF 73,300 including taxes (subject to change)
Platinum: CHF 85,100 including taxes (subject to change)

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