Monthly Archives: October 2015

IWC Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Edition Le Petit Prince

In the mid-30s International Watch Co. Schaffhausen developed the construction of first wristwatch for pilots and thus firmly established the brand IWC among the brave and strong men – conquerors of airspace. These watches have quickly gained a reputation of accurate and precision instruments, demand for them grew very fast, and for nearly eight years, Schaffhausen has been producing its timepieces in different ways.

As part of the ongoing cooperation with the IWC factory heirs of Antoine de Saint-Exupery, IWC recently released a new watch: IWC Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Edition “Le Petit Prince”. These  watches is  in limited edition, there were only 1,000 copies, of course, it builds on the model IWC Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph, but besides the obvious visual changes, it has a mechanical chronograph.

Hublot Big Bang Unico and Hublot Big Bang Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Indicator Full Magic Gold

When people asked about the recipe that will spice up a little bit weak collection of Hublot, the brand president Jean-Claude Biver replied briefly: «Big Bang». The owner Carlo Crocco not accidentally gave the broadest powers of a superior manager, his track record marked by a phenomenal resurgence of Blancpain and its transformation into one of the flagships of modern haute horlogerie.

Corum Bubble Watch

It is time for Corum manufacture to bring back the popular timepiece Bubble – a collection of articles originally published in 2000 and played a major role in the modern history of the brand. Over time, the issue of collection Corum Bubble watches has been discontinued, probably due to the fact that the Corum gradually began to lose its mind, releasing several limited edition models of the absurd watches. 

Girard-Perregaux Traveller Large Date, Moonphase & GMT

Flaunting mechanism became the rule in watchmaking. Whether it beautifully crafted mechanism or a simple mechanism for entry level factory is now made most of its watches with sapphire back cover – through which to examine the mechanism of the rear of the clock. Despite the fact that in some 3-hour turnout mechanism is not visible on the dial, more sophisticated products can proudly flaunt it. It is a manufactory GP and demonstrates new watch Girard-Perregaux Traveller Large Date, Moonphase & GMT. Novelty is equipped with a sapphire dial, which is viewed through the elements of the mechanism.

Vacheron Constantin Heures Creatives

Original models, an incredible radiance of diamonds, timeless feminine lines, playfulness and mischief … Even these words are not enough to describe a new collection Heures Créatives House Vacheron Constantin. Exquisite design emphasizes the professionalism of craftsmen and jewelers, impressing even the most sophisticated connoisseur.

Parmigiani Tonda 1950 Squelette for ladies and gentlemen

The brand Parmigiani Fleurier produces about 5000 timepieces per year. It notes that in 1996 was released 56 pieces, which, bypassing the shops were delivered straight from the factory to customers. Today, the unique quality of equipment and execution of timepieces sold exclusively in retail stores specializing in the sale of high-quality watches. The long-term forecast is expected to increase annual output to watches from 6 000 to 7000 pieces. 

BaselWorld-2015: Rolex Yacht-Master

The success of the brand with a crown contributed to the model Rolex Oyster – the world’s first wristwatch, the body which was tightly protected against the ingress of moisture and dust. In the mid 20-ies of the last century, it was a real achievement watchmaking because until Oyster defining characteristic of quality timepieces have precision and reliability mechanisms. As shown by the past decades, the design of this model is able to withstand the onslaught of fashion vortex, but not avoided minor adjustments. So even now Rolex is not in a hurry to engage in fundamental changes.