March 2016 – WORLD OF LUXURY

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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe

This version of the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe collection first appeared in the case of plasma-gray ceramic. Blancpain brand presented a new version of one of its key models: Bathyscaphe Fifty Fathoms with deep blue dial, reminiscent of the depths of the ocean. It complements the plasma-gray ceramic bezel, fitted with ceramic inserts with blue liquid metal tags (Liquidmetal®), alloy avoids deformation. The case itself – a focus on the technology used in the development of plasma-gray ceramic production method which allows us to give the color of the noble metal shade. Plasma-gray ceramic chronograph has already been used in the Bathyscaphe – Commitment to the ocean, which was introduced in 2014.

Jacob & Co. Astronomia Triple Axis Gravitational Tourbillon

Jacob & Co. Astronomia Triple Axis Gravitational Tourbillon – is watch with a stunning panoramic view of the starry sky and triaxial tourbillon. In 2014, the brand has represented the model Astronomia Tourbillon, equipped with three axis tourbillon. This year, the ensemble of the astronomical clock, it was decided to add a three-dimensional display of sidereal time, which are side by side sky map and a day / night indicator. Designed in the form of sky dial Astronomia Sky makes a complete revolution in the interval equal to the stellar year (sidereal year – the time during which the Earth makes a complete revolution around the sun relative to the stars). Actually, the very “sky” made of blue titanium grade 5, and to complete the picture is decorated with stars of the 18-carat white gold and engraved with the hand signs of the zodiac.

Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar by Ulysse Nardin

As is well known: the art of simplicity – it is a complex puzzle, and a new model of Ulysse Nardin proves it. The annual calendar of manufacture – mechanically complicated, but technically simple, elegant, but easy to use. Simplicity is always elusive, and original at the same time. The new model Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar is fully consistent with this statement. Outwardly simple, uncluttered, the complexity of the mechanism is hidden from the gaze of its owner. The annual calendar, the indicators of which is regulated in two directions: forward and back, mechanism configured using silicon technology, maximum precision of fully manufactory caliber UN-153.

Bovet Recital 18 Shooting Star

Bovet Manufactory has presented visually impressive timepiece Bovet Récital 18 Shooting Star. This magnificent piece of watchmaking art released in a limited edition of 50 pieces. Bovet annually produces several models of high-tech watches, and Shooting Star is at the forefront of the expected novelties.

World time display at Bovet Récital 18 Shooting Star is represented by means of a hemisphere. This approach allows us to determine the time for all time zones, and it can be done simultaneously. To set the world time using the crown. When it is released on a special index of the cities Roller is driven by displaying the selected city. At the same time, the arrow moves to the hemisphere, making it possible to know the time in the desired region. This complication is controlled by a column wheel, making it possible to effectively use the space of the dial.

Cuervo y Sobrinos: brand history

At that time, as the world is waiting for the completion of the Cuban Revolution, the Swiss watch look in the past of Cuba, where the creators are searchinh for inspiration. Tobacco and cigars – two main islands of economic product embodied in one of the main reasons of Swiss watches Cuervo y Sobrinos. By tradition, each customer of Cuervo y Sobrinos production receives clock in humidor for cigars, and among other things, the package is in the deck of playing cards made by hand. And do Cuervo y Sobrinos watch and a ruler entirely bear the names of traditional Cuban cigar formats.

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

New Omega watch look like most of the other models Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m, with the same body style, hands and dial, and diving features. However, the name of the watch says about 3 new items: Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m / Master Chronometer 39.5mm / Sedna Gold. Namely, a new clock mechanism (a first Planet Ocean collection), the new, smaller size, and finally, the new material.

TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T Tourbillon

TAG Heuer Carrera released new manufactory with new clockwork with chronograph and tourbillon just 15,000 CHF. Using the same concept as in the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-01 watch, the brand has updated its modern men’s watches new clockwork with chronograph and, most importantly, the minute tourbillon control, located in the 6 o’clock position on the dial. TAG was able to develop, create and assemble chronograph tourbillon at a price less than CHF 15 000, which is about 5-10 times cheaper than other watches with chronograph and a tourbillon escapement mechanism.

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

Parmigiani Fleurier Manufacture has released its first integrated chronograph. In other words, it is not established a modular mechanism for representing a base caliber with a superstructure, and a one-piece chronograph developed from scratch without any third-party add-ons. Integrated Chronograph – is not something incredible, experienced and familiar to all Valjoux 7750, it is an example of such a mechanism, but appreciating the work of masters, we should understand that the development and production of these things can draw it, not every competitor. Sam Michel Parmigiani had dreamed about this all the 20 years that have passed since the birth of his company until 2016, and finally, his dream came true.