Monthly Archives: December 2015

Frederique Constant Horological Smartwatch

In recent years, the word «smart» often sounds in the name of various electronic devices. It all started with a phone running on operating systems (smartphone).  Swiss conservatives from the world of watches refused to participate in the boom of smart watches – fashion comes and goes, a classic is eternal. Meanwhile, Apple company released its first smart watch: although well-known firm was not a pioneer in this area, but marked the beginning of the popularity of modern smart watches, gave new life to this class. The response from the masters of the Old World was not long to wait – first France and now Switzerland took up the production of smart watches. Frederique Constant manufacture introduced its first smart watch in an elegant body, with a classic dial.

Montblanc says: Carpe Diem

Often most of new stuff is just well forgotten old. This statement when meeting with the clock Montblanc Twin Moonphase Carpe Diem is only partly true. And we know why .

On the one hand, the appearance of the model Star Twin Moonphase Carpe Diem represents  classic watches. In this sense, Moonphase Carpe Diem by Montblanc were indeed used the old, time-tested stylistic features. They have been used for more than one century. And all classical, all gain greater value from year to year.

Vacheron Constantin’s monkey business

Vacheron Constantin decided to enrich the series models Métiers d’Art La légende du zodiaque Chino with sign of monkey. Exactly this symbol will replace goat sign in February 8, 2016 in the Chinese New Year. With the prestigious Hallmark of Geneva, the creation of two new limited edition of 12 pieces, combining technical excellence Calibre 2460 G4 with the beauty of artistic skill.

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon Monopusher

Bell & Ross’s attempts to present a bold, sturdy, more masculine edition of its iconic square watches BR-01 brand aroused the desire to go further, to a new league, of course, by other customers. And now, thanks to the latest addition to the famous collection, Bell & Ross BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon – skeletonized chronograph and tourbillon monopusherom – Bell & Ross easily overcome this milestone.

SEVENFRIDAY V-Series overview

SEVENFRIDAY company in the short term (the base year – 2010) have done a lot – the Swiss watch found an echo in the hearts of people from all over the world, SEVENFRIDAY models could take the main position in the segment of industrial clock style. Within this framework, some manufacturers have in recent years tried to create something, but only managed to present the company SEVENFRIDAY really interesting specimens. We offer a look at the clock with an unusual dial – SEVENFRIDAY V2-01 and V1-01 from the collection of V-Series.

Zenith El Primero Tourbillon

The noble combination of the modern world of watches: Zenith masters skillfully combined in models of the mechanism of El Primero Tourbillon Tourbillon with high-frequency (36,000 vibrations per hour), and the most accurate in the world serial chronograph El Primero, developed by the Manufacture Zenith in 1969. Another interesting feature of the model – an unusual display of the date, which has become the subject of a patent. Elegant chronograph, tourbillon is available in two versions, the classic rose gold or stainless steel with black or white lacquer dial, as well as in the version in matt titanium slate gray dial in the spirit of the latest trends.

Dead seconds of Arnold & Son

Since the BaselWorld-2012 Arnold & Son has introduced more than twenty new sophisticated manufactory caliber, many of which have no analogues in the world. Not many watch companies can boast of such outstanding performance, richly flavored with a scattering of different design awards. Favorite complication of Arnold & Son – dead seconds, like almost all the other technical solutions associated with high-precision measurements. That is not surprising, because it was a great watchmaker John Arnold who coined the term “chronometer” in XVIII century.

Frederique Constant Classic Index GMT

“It all started with my wife Aletta, in the distant 1980s, when we are at leisure, after a long day of work, were drawing different clocks – says Peter Stas, CEO of Frederique Constant. – The adventure really began in 1991, when we received our first order for 350 watches of production: the company Frédérique Constant was born».

Unfortunately, not every watch has to be outstanding. The world hardly needs a daily watches revolution – we quickly will get tired of it. Often enough a time-tested classics from a company that is trusted for a long time. And deservedly so. Swiss watches Frederique Constant – is exactly the same case.