Thursday, March 29, 2007

Cvstos Challenge Twin-Barrel Rose Gold

Movement: CVSTOS 531 Automatic. Functions: Hour, minute, second, date. Characteristics: Double barrel, instantaneous date change. Power-reserve of 120 hours, 33 Jewels. Rotor: Exclusive CVSTOS 888 Palladium alloy and titanium grade 5. 28,800 vibrations per hour. Case: Tonneau shaped 53.70mm x 41.00mm, Steel, red gold, white gold. Polished and satin-finished. Rubber bezel (Challenge-R). Sapphire crystal. Water-resistance to 100 meters. Screws: Polished titanium grade 5, exclusive CVSTOS TECHNOLOGY pattern. Crown: Screw-down, polished titanium grade 5, rubber insert. Dial: Sapphire, none-reflective coating, exclusive CVSTOS TECHNOLOGY decoration. Index: Chromed and Super-Luminova treated. Hands: Pierced, chromed and Super-Luminova treated. Strap: Black rubber, version with detachable links available. Buckle: Highly adjustable folding clasp.


Monday, March 26, 2007

Baume & Mercier Riviera PVD Chronograph

Men’s watch from the Riviera collection. Self-winding mechanical movement with chronograph function. Dodecagonal-shaped case, XXL size (43mm) in black PVD steel with red gold bezel, water-resistant to 100m. Black dial with black counters, gilt Roman numerals and date display at 3 o’clock. Gilt hour, minute and seconds hands coated with Superluminova material. Screw-down case back and crown. Black vulcanized rubber strap with triple folding security clasp.


Friday, March 23, 2007

Patek Philippe Minute Repeater

Ref. 5104. Movement: Caliber R 27 PS QR LU. Self-winding mechanical movement. Overall diameter: 28 mm. Height: 7.23 mm. 39 jewels. Power reserve of 38 to 48 hours. 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour (3 Hz). Functions: Two-position crown: - Pulled out: to set time, - Pushed in: to wind watch. Minute repeater:Hour, quarter-hour, and minute strike on two gongs. Small second at 6 o’clock. Indications: Center Hours and minutes. Small second at 6 o’clock. Age of the moon at 6 o’clock. Perpetual Calendar with retrograde date indication. Unusual indication of the day of the week, month, and leap year. An ingenious system patented by Patek Philippe uses sapphire-crystal discs for the calendar. indications, preserving the transparency of the sapphire-crystal dial which reveals the intricate retrograde perpetual calendar mechanism. Each of the three rotating sapphire-crystal discs progressively moves a black metallized rectangle underneath its respective indication in white, creating the contrast needed to make the day, the month, and leap year readable.- Day of the week at 9 o’clock, - Month at 3 o’clock - Retrograde date indicated on perimeter of dial. Leap year indication at 12 o’clock. Case: Platinum 950. Sapphire crystal glass and case back. Case band decorated with 18 ct. red gold inserts. Open work leaf shaped ornament. Dimensions: Diameter 43 mm. Height 12,90 mm. Width between lugs: 20 mm. Strap: Alligator with large rectangular scales in navy-blue, hand-stitched, with 18 mm pin buckle in platinum.


Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Montblanc Platinum Star Chrono GMT

Automatic chronograph movement with perpetual calendar and GMT functions. Skelleted Art Nouveau Rotor. Officially certified chronometer (COSC). 950 platinum (124 g) case with sapphire crystal case back, diameter 43 mm, sapphire crystal dial, scratch-resistant, domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflex coating, 18 K white gold hours, minutes and seconds hands, water resistant to 30m. Safety locking crown with unique Montblanc diamond (0.055 ct). Handmade black alligator strap with 18 K white gold double folding clasp. Limited edition to 3 pieces.


Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Panerai Radiomir Chrono One/Eight Second

Panerai Radiomir Chrono One/Eight Second, automatic mechanical movement, twin crown wheel system for operating the chronograph functions. COSC Chronometer Certificate. Black dial with luminous hour markers and Arabic numerals, minute counter at 3 o’clock, silvered 1/8th-second dial at 9 o’clock. Steel case with polished finish, in three parts, diameter 45 mm, pump-style chronograph push-pieces at 2 and 4 o’clock, push-button for the split-seconds function co-axial with the winding crown. Steel bezel with polished finish, cambered sapphire crystal 1.9 mm thick with anti-reflective treatment. Steel case back fixed with screws, sapphire crystal window. Water-resistant to 100 meters. Hand-sewn leather strap, personalized folding buckle in steel. Series limited to 300 units.


Friday, March 09, 2007

The "Vintage Serie"
Chronoswiss Opus Chronograph

Ref. CH 7525 K. Made in the 1990s. Skeletonized, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, date and an 18K yellow gold Chronoswiss deployant clasp. Three-body case, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down transparent case back, straight lugs, gold screwed bars, sapphire crystals. Dial: Skeletonized solid silver, outer 1/5th seconds scale, subsidiary ring Dials for the days of the month at 3, the seconds at 9, 12-hour register at 6 and 30-minute register at 12. Blued steel "Breguet" hands. Movement: Caliber C 741, skeletonized and “oeil-de-perdrix” decorated, gilt brass, 23 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial and movement signed, case numbered dial. Diameter 38 mm. Thickness: 15 mm.

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Thursday, March 08, 2007

Ebel 1911 Discovery Chronograph

Reference: 1215795. Movement: ETA 7750 –Day-Date, automatic chronograph movement. Chronometer-certified by the COSC. Case: Stainless steel or steel &18K-750 3N yellow gold. Diameter: 43 mm. Finishing: alternating brushed/polished – Tachymeter on aluminum bezel ring. Water-resistance: 10 atm. Sapphire with anti-reflective treatment on both sides for perfect readability. Crown: dedicated and screwed-in. Pushers: dedicated with special guard. Case-back: plain with dedicated Discovery engraving. Dials and Hands: Galvanic finishing with hand-applied hour-markers and applied counters. Super-LumiNova on flange (dots) and hands. Dedicated hands with color contrast. Bracelet: Steel or steel & 18K-750 3N yellow gold. Ebel folding clasp.


Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Corum Admiral's Cup Tides Competition 48

Movement: Automatic, CO-277, developed exclusively by Dubois Dépraz, with Corum “Tides” module. Function: Hours, minutes, seconds, date, moon phase. “Tides” module: tide times, strength of currents, strength and size of tides. Case: Titanium or 18K pink gold. Bezel, caseback and crown-shield in vulcanised rubber. Screw-down crown. Anti-reflective domed 12-sided sapphire crystal. Water-resistant to 300 m. Screw-down back engraved with the Admiral’s Cup. Dial: Black or blue matt lacquered. Hour-markers in the form of 12 painted nautical pennants. Luminescent hands and hour-markers. 3 supplementary dials: lunar month and strength of tide at 12 o’clock, height of water and strength of currents at 9 o’clock, tide times at 6 o’clock. Date window at 3 o’clock. Bracelet / Strap: Black or blue vulcanised rubber with titanium or 18K pink gold buckle.

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Sunday, March 04, 2007

Jean-Mairet & Gillman César Auguste

44mm pink gold case. Movement JMG 1997 with one minute tourbillon. Flat balance-spring, balance 21.600 pulsation/hour. Aligned barrel, center wheel and carriage. Power reserve of 110 hours. Guilloche bridges in pink gold. Mystery winding (crown wheel turns inside the case). Fire emaneled dial with blue gold hands. Strap in handstitched crocodile leather with folding clasp.


Saturday, March 03, 2007

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Thursday, March 01, 2007

Jaquet Droz Quantieme Perpetuel Email

Reference J008334202. Movement: Jaquet Droz 5863, self-winding mechanical movement, double barrel, perpetual calendar, 22-carat white gold oscillating weight. Indications: Centered hours and minutes. Small seconds at 6 o’clock. Pointer-type retrograde date and day display. Pointer-type month display. Leap-year disc. 38 jewels. Power reserve of 72 hours. 28,800 v.p.h. Watch case: 18-carat white gold. Diameter 43mm. Water resistance to 30 m / 100 feet. Dial: Ivory coloured, enamelled subdials. Hand crafted. Hands: Blued steel hands^. Strap: Rolled-edge hand made black alligator leather strap. Buckle: 18-carat white gold ardillon.