Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Zenith Star Open Sea

Automatic movement, Elite 68 calibre. Oscillating weight engraved with dancing numerals and ZENITH stars. Function: Hours, minutes, small seconds. Case: Steel, 32 mm. Set version: 56 diamonds (0.53 ct) Cambered sapphire crystal, double-sided anti-reflective. Sapphire back, engraved with ZENITH stars. Dial: ZENITH silvered, black, white, beige, violet or brown. Open heart at 10h. Small seconds at 9 o’clock symbolised by a turning red heart. Sanded, rhodium-plated hands. Hour-markers with powdered dancing numerals, engine-turned silvered dial. Bracelet / Strap: Satin in ZENITH red, black, white, sandy-beige, mauve or brown. Other version: Case in pink or yellow gold 750 (18K), rotor in pink or yellow gold (22K) ZENITH brown diamonds on the version in pink gold.


Tuesday, May 30, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Corum Classical Grande Date

Automatic, Officially Certified Chronometer, Ref. 922.201.20. Made circa 2000. Center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Corum deployant clasp. Two-body case, polished, case back with 6 screws and logo, rounded bezel, movable lugs, sapphire crystal. “Guilloché” silver Dial with painted raDial Roman numerals, aperture for the date at 12. Steel "feuille" hands. Movement: Caliber 2824, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Diameter 42 mm. Thickness: 12 mm.

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Monday, May 29, 2006

Omega De Ville X2 Big Date Co-Axial Chronometer

MOVEMENT: Caliber: omega 2610. Self-winding Co-Axial Escapement movement with hour, minute, central seconds-hands and big date at 3 o'clock, rhodium plated finish. New Co-Axial Escapement for greater precision stability and durability of the movement. Officially certified chronometer. Power Reserve: 48 hours. CRYSTAL: Domed scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with multi-layered anti-reflective treatment inside. 18kt rose gold case, black dial. Water-resistant to 50 meters / 167 feet. FUNCTIONS: Date.


Sunday, May 28, 2006

Breitling AirWolf

Movement: Thermo-compensated electronic quartz, SuperQuartz™, Breitling calibre 78, COSC-certified chronometer. 12hours/24hours analogue display and digital LCD. Function: Hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph to 1/100th of a second (intermediary and additional times), Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), perpetual calendar, 2nd time zone, alarm, count-down. Case: Steel, 43.5 mm. Bidirectional rotating bezel with pinions (slide rule) with compass. Double-sided, anti-reflective sapphire crystal. Water-resistant to 50 metres. Dial: 2 digital displays Jet engine motif, applique numerals and hour markers. Back-lighted (NVG compatible). Bracelet / Strap: Barenia leather, crocodile, Diver Pro in rubber, or steel Professional bracelet.


Saturday, May 27, 2006

Jorg Hysek X-Ray

Movement: Tourbillon with frame bridge in 18k gold. Functions: hours, minutes and seconds. Frame rotation of the troubillion in 1 minutes. Manufactured movement customized for JORG HYSEK. Jewels: 8 jewels. Frequency : 21 600 alterances /hours. Autonomy: 100 hours. Case: Rectangular in 18k white or pink gold. Flanges and crown dressed in high quality black rubber components. Size: 32.6mm.Backside sapphire glass which enhances the details of the movment. Water resistance: 30 meters. Bracelets: Black rubber strap. Top and hand finished alligator straps black and any colour on request. Double buckle fold-over system exclusively designed for JORG HYSEK brand.


Friday, May 26, 2006

Eberhard & Co Scafodat

Movement: Automatic. Function: Hours, minutes, seconds, date, graduated sexagesimal scale. Case: Steel, 44 mm, polished bezel. 2 screw-down crowns positioned at 2 and 4 o'clock. Automatic decompression valve. Anti-reflective sapphire crystal (3 mm). Screw-down back, engraved with sea horse motif Water-resistant to 500 metres. Dial: Black4 luminescent triangular hour markers. Red or white hour markers, luminescent rhodium-plated hands. Graduated bi-directional scale on rim, with luminescent markers. Date at 3 o'clock. Bracelet / Strap: Steel, Chicane model with bracelet extender system (patent pending), Déclic folding clasp (patent pending), or black rubber strap.


Thursday, May 25, 2006

Oris Williams TT3 Chronograph Limited Edition

Ref. 673 7587 70 84 LS. ø 42.50 mm. Mechanical automatic movement with stop function, display of hours and minutes from the centre, minutes and hours counters decentralised, seconds hand from the centre, date at three o’clock, carbon dial with applied, polished hands, grade 2 titanium case with flexible lugs and applied tachymeter bezel, screwed case back, water-resistant to 100 m, Quick Lock stainless-steel crown, stainless-steel push-buttons, sapphire crystal curved on both sides with inside anti-reflex coating, rubber strap with folding clasp.


Wednesday, May 24, 2006

De Grisogono FG One

Movement: Automatic, ETA, exclusive additional multifunctional module. Function: Retrograde hours, minutes and seconds, second time zone, day-night. Case: Steel, 58mm / 33 mm4 screwed mobile horns. Crown at 12 o’clock (controls all functions). 2 convex, scratch-resistant, anti-reflective sapphire crystals. Curved, screwed-down, engraved back. Dial: Black lacquered dial, white rhodium-plated applique numerals and hour markers. Round dial: Jumping-hour window at 12 o’clock. Retrograde minute over 210°Second time zone window at 6 o’clock. Half-circle dial: Retrograde seconds over 120°. Day-night window
Bracelet / Strap: Shiny black alligator, triple folding clasp. Other version: 750 (18K) pink gold, steel, blackened steel, or steel/blackened steel (PVD). Dial in different colours, hour markers matching the case.


Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Anonimo Firenze Militare Crono Flyback

Movement: Automatic Dubois Depraz 42035 chronograph module with flyback function, manufactured upon Anonimo specifications with rotation of the chronograph functions module to position the stem at 6 o'clock and push-buttons at 9 0-clock. Base module ETA 2892A2; 47 jewels, colimaçon finish, adjusted 4 positions, 28.800 A/h. Power reserve 40 hours. Functions: Hours, minutes, small seconds at 9 o'clock; central hand for chronograph seconds; 30 minute counter at 3 o'clock; 12 hour counter at 12 o'clock. Magnified date window at 6 o'clock. Watch Case: Sand-blasted and satinated AISI316 Plus stainless steel; diameter 43.40mm, satinated and screw locked bezel and back cover. Patented exclusive crown vanishing locking device (integrated with watch strap) protects crown positioned at 6 o'clock. Stainless steel push-buttons on the left side of the case in protected position. Push-buttons are diversified in shape according to their function: rectangular for start/stop, round for flyback/reset. Domed sapphire crystal. Exhibition back with flat sapphire crystal. Water Resistance to 12 ATM. Dial: Extra thick dial, hour indexes treated with luminous coating for superior day/night readability; concentric military time scale (00:00/24:00). A fifth of second indexed scale. Baton hands and “leaf” small second hand treated with luminous coating. 30 minute counter at 3 o'clock, 12 hour counter at 12 o'clock. Under dial magnified date window at 6 o'clock. Wrist Strap: Manufactured and hand finished in patented Kodiak process calfskin to allow for extended immersion in fresh and sea water (24 continuous hours). Anonimo engraved on reverse of stainless steel buckle.


Monday, May 22, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Cartier Pasha Power Reserve

Ref. 1033. Produced in the 1990s. Center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant to 330ft/100m, stainless steel and 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with date, 45-hour power reserve and a stainless steel Cartier deployant clasp. Three-body case, polished and brushed, case back with 8 screws, 18K yellow gold graduated uni-directional revolving bezel, screwed-down cabochon sapphire-set winding crown protect nion with security link, "Vendôme" type lugs, sapphire crystal. “Guilloché” and matte silver dial with painted Arabic numerals and applied yellow gold indexes on a plain reserve, aperture for the date, up-and-down graduation at 6. Luminous “lozenge" hands. Movement: Caliber 050, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 21 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Diameter 39 mm. Thickness: 10 mm.

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Sunday, May 21, 2006

Dubey & Schaldenbrand Spiral-verso VIP

World first celebrating the brand’s 60th anniversary with panache, this timekeeper is a testimony to the mastery of the art of watchmaking and a model of unparalleled refinement. Its revolutionary case turns in all directions and proudly reveals the exquisitely-finished, entirely hand-engraved movement. The elegant dial with its six blued half-spheres is crowned with a blue spiral in tribute to the celebrated Index Mobile invented by Georges Dubey in 1946. Movement: Automatic, Dubey & Schaldenbrand calibre. Chronometer-quality escapement 28,800 v/h, 48-hour power reserve, 25 jewels, Incabloc. Hand-decorated, gold finishings, skeleton rotor, blued screws. Function: Hours, minutes, seconds, 24-hour display, chronograph, day, date, month, moon phase. Case: Polished 316L steel, 41x47.5 mm, mobile horns. Crown set with blue sapphire cabochon. Crown and push-pieces on left side. Cambered sapphire crystal and back, anti-reflective. Dial: Brushed. Diamond-polished, luminescent lozenge hands. Chronograph hand with vintage 1946 spiral (exclusive to Dubey & Schaldenbrand). Small seconds at 3 o’clock. Bracelet / Strap: Royal galuchat


Saturday, May 20, 2006

A.Lange & Soehne The Richard Lange

The RICHARD LANGE is a fine observation watch for the wrist; it is designed for superior accuracy and optimised readability. The case has a comparatively generous diameter of 40.5 millimetres. The solid-silver dial exhibits an hour scale with the slender Roman numerals that were typical for the scientific observation watches of the 1930s. The minute scale is subdivided into sixths of a second to match the frequency of the balance. The sweep seconds hand in blued steel has a stop seconds feature that allows the watch to be accurately synchronised with a time signal.This masterpiece is available in platinum, yellow gold or pink gold with a hand-stitched crocodile strap and a Lange prong buckle in solid platinum or solid gold. Interested observers can study the ticking realm of the Lange calibre L041.2 movement through the sapphire-crystal back. The design of the manually wound L041.2 movement is focused on attaining the ultimate in reliability and rate accuracy. The large balance wheel with eccentric poising weights beats at a frequency of 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour. Its balance spring was developed by Lange's master watchmakers and is manufactured in-house. It is attached with a patent-pending clamp that, unlike other constructions, does not deform the spring in the stud but instead merely secures it to simplify any future adjustments that may be needed. The balance wheel and the balance spring were harmonised with each other across the numerous test series of a sophisticated research programme. The new balance spring reflects what is probably Richard Lange's greatest accomplishment. In 1930, he had filed the application for Patent No. 529945 "Metal alloy for watch springs". In his invention dossier, he described that the admixture of beryllium offsets the disadvantages of conventional springs, namely inadequate elasticity and insufficient hardness. The spring barrel stopwork is another design measure that increases the rate accuracy of this watch. Thanks to this device, the going train of the RICHARD LANGE is continuously powered at nearly constant torque over a period of 38 hours. The wheel that carries the seconds hand is driven by a separate train that runs under its own meticulously decorated bridge. The movement of the RICHARD LANGE is endowed with all of the typical features that make Lange watches so precious: hand-finished bridges and plates in untreated German silver, blued-steel screws, screwed gold chatons, and a hand-engraved balance cock. The masterpiece incorporates 26 jewels to minimise mechanical friction and is recision-adjusted in five positions.


Friday, May 19, 2006

Armand Nicolet M03 Moon & Date

Mechanical automatic movement with Moon & Date functions. Calibre AN 9231-2892 VHH/VHR. Silvered or black guilloché and MOP dial with applied indexes. Case with antiglare treated sapphire crystal and see-through screwed back.Diameter: 34 mm. Thickness: 11 mm.


Thursday, May 18, 2006

Oris Williams Skeleton Engine

Ref. 733 7560 41 14 RS. ø 40.50 mm. Mechanical automatic movement, display of hours, minutes, and seconds from the centre, day date at six o’clock, black dial ring imprinted with hour numerals, polished nickel hands, stainless-steel case 316L, screwed case back, secured by four screws, with mineral glass, water-resistant to 50 m, stainless-steel crown, sapphire crystal, black rubber strap with the vertical tyre tread of Formula One and folding clasp.


Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Daniel JeanRichard Brassel Alternativ

Manufactured mechanical movement with automatic-winding JR1000, 11 1/2’’’ calibre, 29 jewels. Frequency 28.800 vib./hour (4 Hz). 48 hours minimum power reserve. Functions: Hours and minutes at 12 o’clock, date at 3 o’clock. Power reserve at 4.30 o’clock, small seconds at 7.30 o’clock. Case: Bressel 1665. Polished stainless steel, 42 mm case diameter, 10.53 mm height .Convex, anti-reflective sapphire crystal. Back secured with 6 screws. Sapphire case-back glass. Water-resistant to 30 m. Dial: Stamped black, brown or silver grained dial. Transferred and applied Arabic numerals. Sword and baton hands. Strap: Alligator. Steel folding buckle.


Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Richard Mille Tourbillion RM014 "Perini Nava Cup"

- Carbon nanofiber movement baseplate.
- Power reserve of 70 hours indicated on the numeric scale positioned between 2 and 4 o’clock.
- Torque indicator indicated on the numeric scale positioned between 1 and 2 o’clock).
- Variable inertia, free sprung balance.
- Fast rotating barrel (6 hours per revolution instead of 7,5)
- Barrel pawl with progressive recoil.
- Function selector.
- Modular time setting mechanism fitted against the case back.
- Wheel based time setting system.
- Closure of the barrel cover with excentric screws.
- Ceramic endstone for the tourbillion cage
- Central bridge in rigidified ARCAP.
- Spline screws in grade 5 Titanium for the bridges and case.
- Winding barrel teeth and third-wheel pinion with central involute profile.
- Movement dimensions: 30.20 x 28.60 mm
- Thickness: 6.35 mm
- Tourbillion diameter: 12.30 mm
- Balance wheel diameter: 10 mm
- Number of jewels: 23
- Balance: GLUCYDUR, 2 arms, 4 setting screws, inertia moment 10 mg cm2, angle of lift 53º
- Frequency: 21,600 vph (3 Hz)
- Balance spring: ELINVAR by NIVAROX
- Torque indicator with reference measurement in dNmm
- Shock protection: KIF ELASTOR KE 160 B28
- Jewels set in white gold chatons
- Barrel shaft: in nickel-free chronifer (DIN x 46 Cr 13 + S) with the following characteristics: stainless - antimagnetic - suitable for tempering


Monday, May 15, 2006

Girard-Perregaux WW.TC – Francois Perregaux Special Edition

Reference: 49850-11-171-BACA. Stell case, diameter: 41,00 mm. Thickness: 11,00 mm. Screwed and water resistant World Time Bezel crown, water resistant winding crown. Anti-reflection sapphire crystal. Special engraving on the case back : “Tribute to Francois Perregaux – Yokohama 1861” with the Manufacture logo transfer on the case back crystal. Water resistant to 30 meters. Movement: GP 033G0 mechanical with automatic winding. Caliber: 111/2 ’’’. Frequency: 28’800 vibrations/hour (4Hz.)
Jewels: 27. Power reserve min: 46 hours. Functions: hour, minute, small second, power reserve indication, world time with day/night indication. Brown alligator strap with steel folding buckle. Limited edition of 250 pieces.


Sunday, May 14, 2006

New Link

Added today is "thetimetv", the new and first broadband television only about watchmaking lunched on March 30, 2006. This is well worth adding to your bookmarks and favorites. On the channel we will be able to see all kind of watchmaking topics like design, technology, interviews, reports, etc.. Most of the contents broadcasted are provided by the most prestigious watchmakers. I particularly liked watching the assembly of the Ebel caliber 137.



Kari Voutilainen Masterpiece 7

Decimal minute repeater movement, striking hour, 10 minute and minute intervals via two hammers acting on two gongs. Stainless steel, variable inertia balance wheel with 18-carat gold internal weights and adjustment screws and Breguet-Phillips hairspring. Ruby endstones for the escapement wheel. 33 jewels. Hand made, 18-carat rose gold hands. 39 hours of power reserve. 39.50mm diameter 18-carat white gold case with teardrop lugs, hinged case back, hand made 18-carat white gold buckle. Hand made, 18-carat white gold crown. 18-carat gold, engine turned dial, finished in white eggshell with applied numerals. Hand sewn, blue crocodile strap. Case back engraved with theme from the ‘7 Daughters of Atlas’ inside of the cover is engraved ‘Voutilainen’. Second time zone at 12 o’clock with 18-carat yellow and white gold, engraved, sun and moon dials; seconds at 6 o’clock. Sapphire glass front and back.


Saturday, May 13, 2006

Oris Artelier Handwinder

Ref. 396 7580 60 51 LS. Ø 40.00mm. Mechanical hand-wound movement, display of hours, minutes from the centre, small second at 6 o’clock, silver guilloche dial with applied polished indices rose gold-plated, polished hands, multi-piece stainless steel case 18 carat rose gold with mineral crystal in the case back, crown made of 18 carat rose gold, sapphire crystal curved on both sides, with inside anti-reflex coating, water resistant to 30 m, dark brown leather strap with buckle made of 18 carat rose gold.


Friday, May 12, 2006

Accutron VX-200 Professional Chronograph Diver

Valjoux 7750 automatic movement, 25 jewels. Day and Date Windows, Chronograph (stopwatch). Subdials for both 30 minute and 12 hour registers. Continuous second hand subdial. Tachometer Dial. Luminous Hands and Dial Markers.
316L Surgical Grade Stainless Steel Case and Bracelet. Screw Down Crown and Screw Down Case Back. Sapphire Crystal pon both side. Water Resistant to 200 Meters (660 feet). Three Dimensional Ultra Flexible Bracelet. Built In Dive Wet Suit Extender
Fold Over Double Locking Clasp. Diameter 45mm, thickness 15mm.


Thursday, May 11, 2006

Omega N.O.S. 57mm Chronograph

Limited edition of 300 pieces assembled using the original mechanical parts stored since 1932.REFERENCE: 5110.20.00 (White gold), 5109.20.00 (Yellow gold), 5108.20.00 (Red Gold). MOVEMENT: Calibre: Omega 3889A (Manual winding movement with official COSC certification). High – performance precision movement with an integrated rattrapante chronograph mechanism controlled by a double column wheel . The 53.7mm movement beats at 36 000 alternations per hour, enabling accuracy to 1/10th of a second. The gilt plates and bridges of the 1932 design have been reconditioned; rhodium plated and enhanced with circular graining and Geneva waves. All steel components are satin-brushed, and the two column wheels are blued steel. Power Reserve: 32 hours. CRYSTAL: Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment. CASE & DIAL: Case : The chromium-plated metal cases of 1932 model have been replaced by hand-crafted 18-carat yellow, white and red gold watchcases. On all three versions, the 11 o’clock pushbutton is capped with white gold, the 1 o’clock pushbutton with red gold , and the crown with yellow gold representing the traditional gold silver and bronze medals awarded to winning athletes at the Olympic Games. The case back opens to reveal the movement, protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. Stamped on the case back is the official five-ring logo of the Olympic Games. The title Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games and the words Limited Edition are engraved on the case back, along with the edition number of each piece for each of the yellow, white and red gold editions. Dial : The dial is white enamel with a recessed 30-minute totalizer at 12 o’clock and a recessed continuous seconds counter at 6 o’clock both with black enamel ‘’ Railroad track ‘’ rings. The black enamel Arabic numerals and 5-60 minute –scale, graduated to 1/5th second, and the red enamel OMEGA name and symbol are identical to those of the Omega chronographs used at the Olympic Games in 1932. Not water resistant. FUNCTIONS: Rattrapante Chronograph, with a recessed 30-minute totalizer at 12 o’clock and a recessed continuous seconds counter at 6 o’clock.


Wednesday, May 10, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Blancpain Fifty Fathoms

Stainless steel, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, anti-magnetic diver's wristwatch. Four-body case, polished, graduated and bi-directional revolving bezel, screwed-down case back, anti-magnetic protection shield. Black dial with radium-coated indexes. Radium-coated “bâton” hands. Movement: Caliber AS 1361N, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Diameter 41 mm. Thickness 12 mm. Production of the Fifty Fathoms watch started in 1953 after an initiative of the French Ministry of Defense and the French Navy to produce a water-resistant watch for its special mission’s divers. At the time, an autonomous diver could reach 91 meters using normal compressed air. This depth meant 50 pitch-stirrers of 1.8 meters or 50 fathoms. It was a safety threshold for the divers and surpassed only later by Comex with a mix of helium and air; the watch itself could withstand the pressures in 150 meters’ depth. Ref. 1573 was made between 1956 and 1960.

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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Anonimo Firenze Wayfarer II

Movement: Automatic MICAL 2892-17 with additional module for GMT functions; base module ETA 2892A2; 21 jewels, rhodium-plated soigné finish, Anonimo engraved on rotor, adjusted 4 positions, 28.800 A/h. Power reserve 40 hours. Functions: Hours, minutes, central seconds, 24 GMT hour hand at 12 o'clock, power reserve counter at 6 o'clock, date window at 3 o'clock.
Watch Case: Sand-blasted AISI316 Plus stainless steel, mm. 42.00 diameter; maximum diameter at crown protection tool mm. 46.30 Ox-Pro blackening treatment process of the case surface and passivated for antireflection and anticorrosion functions. Screw locked satinated bezel and back cover. Screw locked crown at 3 o'clock, manual helium expulsion valve at 8 o'clock to be used in pressurized hyperbaric chambers in overpressure conditions. Extra thick domed sapphire crystal. Water Resistance to 50 ATM. Dial: Restyled oversized dial for superior readability of the day/night function and GMT 24 hours. Hour indexes treated with luminous coating for superior day/night readability; auxiliary 24 GMT hour counter at 12 o'clock with specific day/night scale. Baton hour and minute hands treated with luminous coating, “Obelisque” hands for secondary functions. Power reserve at 6 o'clock, date window at 3 o'clock. Wrist Strap: Manufactured and hand finished in patented Kodiak process calfskin to allow for extended immersion in fresh and sea water (24 continuous hours). Anonimo engraved on reverse of stainless steel buckle.


Monday, May 08, 2006

Oris Carlos Coste Limited Edition

Ref. 643 7584 70 54 RS. ø 47.00mm. Mechanical automatic movement, display of hours and minutes from the centre, small second decentralised at ten o’clock, date at six o’clock, black dial imprinted with wave structure, polished nickel hands, grade 2 titanium case with diver’s top ring, screwed case back, water-resistant to 2000 m, sapphire crystal with inside anti-reflex coating, stainless-steel crown and helium valve, black rubber strap featuring the vertical tyre tread of Formula One and fitted with folding clasp.


Sunday, May 07, 2006

Xezo Architect 2001RG

Movement: Swiss Made ETA 956.412, 7 jewels. Functions: hour, minute, center second, date calendar. Master Case: Layered in 10 microns of 18K Rose Gold. Mirror polished. Machined from a single block of Stainless Steel of Premium Grade (316L). Curved Master Case features nine rectangular see-troughs on the top and bottom and reverse columns on both sides. Case length lug to lug: 48mm. Case width including columns: 35mm. Case width not including columns: 25mm. Case thickness: 8mm. Crystal: Curved Scratchproof Sapphire Crystal Glass. Water-Resistance: 5 ATM Water-Resistant. Dial: Black Guilloché with sun pattern. Applied Rose Gold plated Markers. Hands: Rose Gold plated. Strap: Genuine Crocodile Leather (Black) with folding clasp. Bracelet width: 20mm.


Saturday, May 06, 2006

Jorg Hysek Symphony

Symphony is the very first high complication launched by JORG HYSEK : minute repeater Wesminster automatic tourbillion exclusively design for the brand. The movement technical exploit of exception has been completely customized focussing on the key part of the mechanism and does count no less than 486 components. the technical demands and execution are indeed enhanced by the high quality and harmonious round shape of the case desighed exclusively for the model in the strict respect of JORG HYSEK Identity. the special design of the dial enables to admire by transparancy the decorated train of the wheels. Here again, the search of the details has been pushed to the limit conveying to the piece an absolute and unique personality and recognition and make it a must of JH Haute Horlogerie collection.
Available in 18k white and pink gold, Symphony is produced under a limited edition of 20 pieces.


Friday, May 05, 2006

Richard Mille Tourbillion RM012 (Platinium)

This Richard Mille tourbillon wristwatch has been created in a limited edition of 30 numbered examples in platinum. With dramatic lines inspired by architecturally engineered structural forms,the tubular, angled configuration of the 012 offers optimal stiffness and torsial rigidity with exceptional resistance to thermal change and corrosive elements. It is unique in the manner in which it unites the functions of the watch’s baseplate with those of the movement and bridges into a technically coherent and visually inseparable totality. CALIBER RM 012: Manual winding tourbillon with hours and minutes. Dimensions: 48 mm x 39.30 mm (widest point) x 13.84 mm (thickest area).
- Aluminium alloy winding Barrel
- Combined tube and bridge structures in steel inox alloy and titanium
- Spline screws in grade 5 titanium
- Teeth of barrel and third wheel pinion with corrected involute profile.
-Movement dimensions: 30.20 mm x 28.60 mm. Thickness: 6.60 mm
- Diameter of the tourbillion cage: 10.90 mm
- Diameter of the balance wheel: 10.00 mm
- Number of jewels: 19
- Balance wheel: GLUCYDUR, 2 arms, with 18-carat white gold adjustment screws
- Moment of inertia: 10 mg cm2, lever angle 56°
- Frequency: 21,600 vph (3 Hz)
- Power reserve: 42 hours
- Balance spring: ELINVAR by NIVAROX
- Shock protection: KIF ELASTOR KE 160 B28
- Blue jewels set in titanium chatons
- Barrel shaft: in chronifer without nickel (DIN x 46 Cr 13 + S)
- Crown: In grade 5 micro-blasted titanium, with double seal O-ring and collar in Alcryn.
- Crystal: Bezel side: In sapphire (1800 Vickers) with anti-glare treatment (both sides).Thickness: 1.20 mm. Case back: In sapphire with anti-glare treatment (both sides). Thickness: at the center 1 mm and outer edges 1.73 mm
- Dial: In sapphire (thickness: 0.40 mm) with anti-glare treatment, protected by 8 silicone braces inserted in the upper and lower grooves.
- Flanges: In carbon fiber, the index points filled with approved luminous material.


Thursday, May 04, 2006

Anonimo Firenze Polluce MODEL 2003

Movement: Automatic caliber Anonimo 01.0 on base Sellita SW200 or ETA 2824-2, with rotor manufactured upon Anonimo specifications; 21 jewels, colimaçon finish, adjusted 4 positions, 28.800 A/h. Power reserve: 40 hours. Functions: Hours, minutes, central seconds; date window at 4 o'clock. Watch Case: AISI316 Plus stainless steel back cover. Screw locked bezel and back cover. Screw locked great dimension large crown manufactured in stainless steel for comfortable hold. Automatic helium expulsion valve to be used in pressurized hyperbaric chambers in overpressure conditions. Extra thick domed sapphire crystal.Sand-blasted and satinated watch case and bezel manufactured in a special bronze alloy UNI5275, diameter mm.42.00, maximum diameter at the protection crown tool mm. 46.00. Alloy UNI5275 belongs to a group of alloys (bronze-aluminium-iron-nickel) employed in hi-tech and high mechanical resistance and anticorrosion naval constructions, like high performances propellers, propellers pitches, torpedoes flanges. Water Resistance to 120 ATM. Dial: Extra thick dial, hour indexes treated with luminous coating for superior day/night readability. Baton hands and thread central seconds hand treated with luminous coating. Wrist Strap: Manufactured and hand finished in patented Kodiak process calfskin to allow for extended immersion in fresh and sea water. Anonimo engraved on reverse of stainless steel buckle.


Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Oris Artelier Worldtimer Date

Ref. 690 7581 40 51 LS. ø 42.50 mm. Mechanical automatic movement, display of hours and minutes from the centre, second time zone with day/night window at three o’clock, small second at nine o’clock, date window at six o’clock, silvered and grey guilloche dial with applied polished rose gold gilt indices, polished hands, multi-piece stainless steel case 316L secured by eight screws, stainless-steel crown, sapphire crystal curved on both sides, with
Inside anti-reflex coating, stainless-steel back with mineral glass, water-resistant to 30 m, stainless-steel crown, dark-brown leather strap with stainless-steel double-sided folding clasp.


Oris Big Crown Chronograph Telemeter

Ref. 674 7569 40 64 LS. ø 43.00 mm. Mechanical automatic movement with stop function, display of hours and minutes from the centre, small permanent second at nine o’clock, minutes and hours counters decentralised, seconds counter from the centre, date at three o’clock, black guilloche dial with white applied numerals and indices, white lacquered hands, stainless-steel case 316L with telemeter top ring, screwed case back, water-resistant to 30 m, stainless-steel crown and push buttons, Plexiglas, dark-brown calf-skin leather strap with a contrasting seam and double-sided folding clasp.


Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Chopard Mille Miglia 2006 Gran Turismo XL

Ref. 16/8458.
· Steel
· Total diameter: 44 mm
· Thickness: 14.25 mm
· Water-resistance: 100 metres
· Glare-proof sapphire crystal
· Screw-lock crown
· Calibre: ETA A07.111
· Diameter: 37.2 mm
· Total thickness: 7.9 mm
· Winding mode: self-winding
· Number of jewels: 24
· Power-reserve: approx. 46 hours
· Frequency 28,800 vph
· Stop seconds function during time-setting
· Bridges decorated with straight "Côtes de Genève"
· Chronometer-certified (COSC)
Dial and hands:
· Superluminova hour and minute hands for perfect night-time readability
· Silvered dial with applied indices and numbers (6 and 12) with Superluminova
· Hours, minutes, centre seconds
· Date window
Straps and clasps:
· Strap in Barenia leather or rubber (1960s Dunlop Racing tyre-tread motif)
· Polished steel folding-clasp


Monday, May 01, 2006

Girard-Perregaux Vintage Monaco 1911

Steel case. Dimensions: 32 x 32 mm. Anti-reflection sapphire crystal. Case back fastened with 4 screws. Water resistant to 30 meters. Movement GIRARD-PERREGAUX GP03390. Self-winding mechanical movement. Calibre: 11 ½'''. Frequency : 28,800 vib/h (4Hz). 28 Jewels. Power reserve: min. 46 hours. Functions: small seconds at 9 o'clock - date.