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Veronica Verekova, ambassador for Hublot and the African Wildlife Foundation.

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(Veronica Varekova)

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Hublot proudly presented, in New York, Veronica Varekova as the ambassador for the African Wildlife Foundation in order to embody the feminine expression of Hublot’s spirit as the top model and the watch brand share the same values and also their passion for extraordinary adventures, as well as a huge concern for our environment.

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Unique, sporting, committed and vibrant, Veronica Varekova is now the ambassador for a watch brand that symblises fusion, innovation, vitality and creativity. Great lover of art, deeply involved with the African Wildlife Foundation after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the “roof of Africa”, she developed a profund appreciation for extreme environments and their wildlife, getting in contact with the urgent need of protecting and preserving them.

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The foundation, now active for 50 years, chose her as it’s ambassador in order to promote and help to support their initiatives which aim to protect communities, wildlife, species and landscapes of Africa.


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Source:

[ Hublot Official Web Site ]

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Hublot’s Gallerie at Interwatches.com

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Watches in Movies: The World is not Enough, Into the Blue, Bad Company, The Brothers Bloom and Ocean’s Thirteen

The World is not Enough

An oil tycoon is murdered in MI6 and Bond is sent to protect his daughter. Renard, who has a bullet lodged in his brain from a previous agent, is secretly planning the destruction of a pipeline. Bond must work quickly to prevent Renard from destroying Europe.

The World is Not Enough Omega James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) wears a Omega Seamaster Wristwatch.

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Into the Blue (2005)

Sam and Jared are a diver and aspiring treasure hunter couple who found a historic wreck, but nearby is a wrecked airplane with a large quantity of cocaine. Jared and Sam want the treasure; their diving partners also want the drugs. Dangerous criminals realize the plane and cocaine are submerged somewhere in the area. When the bad guys learn that the couple has located the drugs, Jared and Sam find themselves in mortal peril.

Into the Blue_Hamilton Jared (Paul Walker) wears a Hamilton Khaki Navy wristwatch.

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Bad Company (2002)

When a CIA agent is killed during a nuclear arms purchase, his partner Oakes, recruits his twin brother, Jake Hayes who has no idea about having a twin brother. Michael Turner has nine days to fill his brother’s place.

Bad Company Hamilton Jake Hayes / Kevin Pope / Michael Turner (Chris Rock) wears a Hamilton Khaki Chronograph wristwatch.

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The Brothers Bloom (2008)

Brothers Stephen and Bloom have been surrounded by artists since they were kids. Stephen is the mastermind and Bloom is the main character of Stephen’s stories, the character he considers the anti-hero. As Bloom hits his mid-thirties, he wants to quit the business as he is losing his own identity to that of the characters he portrays; he doesn’t know anymore what is real and what is make-believe.

The Brothers Bloom TAGHeuer Bloom (Adrien Brody) Wears Tag Heuer Carrera Chronograph Wristwatch

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Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Danny Ocean’s team of criminals are back and are composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that him and his team will do anything to bring Willy Bank and everything he’s got down. Even if it includes hiring help from one of their own enemies, Terry Benedict.

OceansThirteen Rolex Brad Pitt Rusty Ryan (Brad Pitt) Wears a Rolex GMT Master II Wristwatch.

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Audemars Piguet: The Royal Oak Carbon Concept

Audemars_Piguet The Royal Oak Carbon Concept
Carbon fibre has been the preferred material for high-performance applications that demand sturdiness. Formula 1 race cars, America’s Cup yachts and, even aerospace vehicles, have fully leveraged the material’s technical properties: strength and lightness.
Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet is a pioneer according to the use of carbon fibre for function as well as form. The Royal Oak Carbon Concept is surprisingly light thanks to materials such as forged carbon, amorphous carbon coatings, ceramics, titanium, and anodized aluminium, which forms the watch’s green central bridge. The absence of a dial provides a full view of the hand-wound Caliber 2895 movement’s key components: the tourbillon carriage—comprising more than 70 parts yet weighing a mere 0.45 grams—and the column wheel, which is the chronograph’s nerve centre. Audemars presents a novel twist on the 30-minute chronograph with a linear minute counter consisting of two columnar scales, with tens of minutes on the left and single minutes on the right. Tiny windows that correspond to each numeral mark elapsed time by changing from white to black. The wearer shifts from winding to time-setting by adjusting the stem.

Technical data:
Movement
Calibre: 2895, hand-wound with tourbillion
Total diameter: 151/3 lignes (34.60 mm)
Casing-diameter: 33.80 mm
Thickness: 12.01 mm
34 jewels
384 parts
Power reserve: 237 hours
Cadence of the balance:
21,600 vibrations per hour
Finishing: hand-polished bevelling, sides hand-drawn with a file, matt surface, sapphire-blasted
Carbon mainplate, eloxed aluminium bridges
Case
Forged carbon
Ceramic bezel
Caseback ring in black PVD-coated titanium
Diameter: 44 mm
Total thickness: 15.85 mm
Sapphire crystal caseback
Water-resistance: 100 m
Display
Integrated onto the movement
Graduated dial ring with luminescent hour-markers and white minute markers
Openworked luminescent hour and minute hands
Strap
Hand-sewn alligator leather with large square scales,
AP folding clasp in titanium
Functions
Hours and minutes
Linear chronograph minute counter with central sweep seconds hand
Power-reserve indication
Selection indicator

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NEW 8C Spider Alfa Romeo LIMITED EDITION

(8C Spider Alfa Romeo)
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Production of the 8C Spider began in 2009, in Modena, with Maserati in charge of building the cars. As previously announced, 500 cars will be built, each priced at €175,000 (US$241,000) excluding taxes. The production version was unveiled at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show. 35 of 500 Spiders are going to United States.

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Alfa Romeo claims that the 8C Spider’s top speed is 290 kilometres per hour (180 mph), which makes it slightly slower than the coupe version. The brakes on the Spider are Brembo carbon-ceramic units. The Spider has a two-layer electrically operated fabric roof. The windshield frame is made of carbon fiber to try to maintain a 50/50 weight distribution.

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The Spider version of the super sports car, designed by the Alfa Romeo Style Center, and derived from the Alfa 8C Competizione, the Gran Turismo model that has been so successful throughout the world.
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This new car highlights the excellence of the brand in this sector, in the same way that several of its Spiders from the past are acknowledged as being some of the most beautiful cars in the world, cars such as the Giulietta Spider from the 1950s or the legendary Duetto, made famous by the 1967 film ‘The Graduate’, starring a young Dustin Hoffman.
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The distinctive feature of the 8C Spide is its fold.away roof, available in a choice of colours and fitted with an electrohydraulic system activated with the simple push of a button on the dashboard. The roof consists of two overlapping fabrics: a weather-proof multi-layer outer fabric and an inner layer ensuring total acoustic comfort in the cabin. The result is the last word in style, aerodynamics, practicality and comfort.
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Its engine: Type V8 -90º / Displacement (cc) 4691 / Location Front Longitudinal / Max. power (bph) at (rpm) 450 (7000) / Max. Torque (Nm) at (rpm) 480 (4750) / Specific output (bhp/l) 96 / Maximum revs per minut 7500.
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Its gearbox and transmission: Architecture transaxle / driver wheels – torque splitrear / gearbox MTA / Numero of speed 6 / Limited slip differentia.
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Its chassis and body: Chassis architecture steel frame/ body material carbon / dashboard carbon / front suspension double wishbone / rear suspension double wishbone / front brakes (mm) 380×32 / rear brakes (mm) 360×32 / standard front wheels 245-35R20 / standard rear wheels 285-35R20.
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Dimension and Weight: Overall length (mm) 4381 / Overall with (mm) 1894 / Wheelsbase (mm) 2645 / Fuel tank capacity (lit) 88 / Weight distribution 49%-51%

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Maximum speed: (km/h) 290
Acceleration 0-100 km/h(s) 4.4
Braking 100-0 km/h (m) 33[Source: Alfa Romeo Web Page

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Blancpain Super Trofeo Chronograph: The high-powered alliance between two legends

Blancpain and Lamborghini have joined forces in creating an exceptional automobile championship. Played out over six events per year, the Super Trofeo stars a fi eld of the newest Lamborghini Gallardos. To celebrate these superlative races, the Manufacture in Le Brassus is presenting a Super Trofeo fl yback chronograph, a resolutely sporting watch with a production run limited to 300.

Encounters between two myths are bound to engender exceptional events. The alliance between the world’s oldest watch brand and one of the most iconic car manufacturers has resulted in the creation of an exceptional automobile championship. The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo is not only the fi rst Lamborghini racing series, but also to become – right from the start of the fi rst race in May – the world’s fastest and most demanding single-make championship.

Gleaming Lamborghini Gallard LP560-4 cars – the latest version of this legendary model – are to face off on six equally fabled race tracks during the year 2009. Each of these speed machines bears the colours of the watch manufacturer, while the car driven by Blancpain’s President and CEO, Marc A. Hayek, is entirely dedicated to the brand.

For Marc A. Hayek and Stephan Winkelmann, respectively at the head of Blancpain and

Lamborghini, this partnership in a joint championship enables them to fulfi l the dreams of many devotees of exceptional mechanical engineering. When Lamborghini decided to join the race to push the boundaries of speed, its decision to work with Blancpain – a watch brand renowned for its pioneering sprit and mechanical expertise – was a natural choice for this high-octane union.

The fi rst single-make racing series in Lamborghini’s history, the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo 2009 features six European events scheduled from May through October, at Adria (Italy), Norisring (Germany), Spa Francorchamps (Belgium), Silverstone (United Kingdom), as well Catalunya (Spain) and Paul Ricard (France).

Blancpain Supertrofeo Chronograph

Cutting-edge technology

Boasting exceptional performances fuelled by 570 HP and 540 N/m torque enabling it to reach top speeds of over 300 km/h, the latest racing version of the Gallardo line from Lamborghini is a truly exceptional car. Its mettlesome character and its taut, sophisticated lines have inspired the Blancpain designers and master-watchmakers in creating the latest gem from the Manufacture in Le Brassus: the Super Trofeo Chronograph endowed with a fl yback function. Like the powerful engine of the Gallardo, this new Blancpain chronograph displays state-of-the-art design and all

the attributes of cutting-edge technology.

The case specifi cally designed for this prestigious line is inspired by the sleek profi le of the Lamborghini Gallardo. Crafted in steel coated with a DLC (Diamond Like Carbon) treatment – blacker than ruthenium and more resistant than PVD – the 43.5 mm-diameter case that is waterresistant to 100 metres features alternating satin-brushed and polished surfaces. Highly sought after for its hardness and its anti-allergenic nature, as well as its intense colour, DLC treatment combines the properties of diamantine carbon (hardness, insulation, chemical resistance) with those of graphite (black colour, elasticity). Based on state-of-the-art technologies, DLC is a treatment applied in thin layers (sometimes less than 2 μm) by a “ vacuum deposit ” process.

Moreover, DLC boasts an extremely low friction coeffi cient and remarkable chemical inertia, two qualities that ensure excellent resistance to wear, corrosion and friction, as well as a flexible kind of hardness.


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Black is black

At this heart of this new sophisticated and performance-oriented case, the Blancpain Super Trofeo Chronograph, lies its throbbing “ engine ”, Calibre F185. To reinforce its dynamic nature, the movement of the Blancpain Super Trofeo has been coated by NAC – a state-of-theart electroplating treatment that blackens the movement bridges and main plate. The mechanical self-winding Calibre F185 is endowed with a 40-hour power reserve and comprises 308 parts.

This movement powers a range of functions including hour, minute, small seconds and date display at 6 o’clock, as well as the chronograph indications with a central sweep seconds hand, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and 12-hour counter at 9 o’clock. For instant-measurement enthusiasts, the Calibre F185 also drives a “ fl yback ” function. The unmistakable black dial is distinguished by two red and white 9 and 12 o’clock numerals stylised to evoke the numbers painted on the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 racing cars. Another exclusive feature of this exceptional model is its gold oscillating weight engraved with the inscription “ Super Trofeo 2009 ”.

A sports model through and through, the Blancpain Super Trofeo Chronograph is teamed with a strap in alcantara – like the seats in the Lamborghini Gallardo – secured by a steel folding clasp. Available in a limited edition of 300 with its individual number engraved on the case-back – the Blancpain Super Trofeo Chronograph comes in a presentation box inspired by the taut, opulent lines of the ultra-dynamic Gallardo.

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[Source: Blancpain’s Press Release]

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Jaeger-LeCoultre and Aston Martin: The AMVOX2 DBS Transponder

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The AMVOX2 DBS Transponder is the most recent addition to the exclusive AMVOX range of timepieces created jointly by Jaeger-LeCoultre and Aston Martin – and the most vivid example yet of the powerful synergy between the two companies. A dramatic fusion of high-tech engineering skills and the finest watchmaking expertise, this revolutionary timepiece features an integrated transponder circuit that allows the owner to unlock or lock their Aston Martin DBS simply by pressing the sapphire crystal.
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Like the AMVOX2 Chronograph DBS, this elegant new timepiece has no push buttons: the vertical trigger system of mechanical levers patented by Jaeger-LeCoultre allows the chronograph to be started, stopped and reset by pressing the sapphire crystal. Augmenting these functions in the AMVOX2 DBS Transponder is a miniaturised transmitter system that controls access to the owner’s DBS. As the driver nears the car, they simply press the ‘OPEN’ position on the watch glass (between 8 and 9 o’clock) and the door-opening system is activated.
Pressing the ‘CLOSE’ position (between 3 and 4 o’clock) locks the car again.
The unique connection between Jaeger-LeCoultre and Aston Martin is evident elsewhere on the watch, too. The exquisitely detailed dial features a suspended metallic grey DBS logo, there is a subtle Aston Martin emblem on the movement operating indicator, and the ruthenium grey bridges, satin finish and black background evoke the look of the DBS’s instrument panel. The outer dial ring, meanwhile, has an opening that allows a tantalising glimpse of the chronograph functions – just as the slender wheel rims of the DBS expose the mighty brake calipers behind.
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Created specially for Aston Martin DBS owners, the AMVOX2 DBS Transponder is the first mechanical timepiece to operate not only as a chronograph but also as the key to a luxury sports car. An engineering masterpiece in miniature, its beauty and functionality stand as testament to the inspiration and expertise of the partnership that created it.

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NEW Breitling Cosmonaute Limited Edition

(NEW Breitling Cosmonaute Limited Edition)
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1962. The space race was well under way. Already a supplier to civilian and military aviation, Breitling naturally took a keen interest in this new human adventure. Based on the Navitimer chronograph, the brand’s technicians developed the Cosmonaute, a space-going version of this instrument indicating the daily 24 hours in a single sweep of the dial. Given the extremely relative nature of day and night in space, this configuration prevents possible confusion between midday and midnight. On May 24th 1962, the astronaut Scott Carpenter tested this instrument under real-life conditions during his orbital flight aboard the Aurora 7 capsule.
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For its 125th anniversary, Breitling has chosen to issue a limited series of the model that became the first wrist chronograph to experience space travel. Only 1,000 of these Cosmonaute watches will be produced, all equipped for the occasion with an original version of the intriguing 24-hour dial. Further accentuating its distinctive character and in tribute to a modern design icon from the 1960s, the Cosmonaute Limited Edition is fitted exclusively with the rigid perforated Air Racer bracelet.
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[Source: Breitling Press Release]

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Perpetual motion reinvented. Jaeger LeCoultre Atmos 56

(Jaeger LeCoultre Atmos 56)

The world’s only clock movement that runs on thin air has reached its eightieth birthday. The Atmos 561 was created to celebrate this landmark occasion; it is completely balanced and simple according to its design.

Since its invention, the Atmos has embodied the passion of its creator, Jean Leon Reutter. Designer Marc Newson, who has always been fascinated by the Atmos clock, has designed its case as a Baccarat crystal bubble, which brings out its ethereal nature, lends it a futuristic elegance and catapults it into the ranks of today’s great designs. This exceptional clock is being made in a limited series of 888 pieces. The Atmos 561 illustrates the creativity of its designer.

Born in Australia, 44-year-old Marc Newson was the one who, long attracted to Jaeger-LeCoultre’s legendary clock, one day contacted the Grande Maison and offered a design for it. This suggestion was greeted with immediate enthusiasm: Jaeger- LeCoultre accepted his offer. In the Atmos 561 Newson managed to capture, in the staggering innovative power of his interpretation, the very essence of the Atmos clock, which for eighty years has symbolised the dream of quasi perpetual motion.

TECHNICAL DATA:

Movement:
mechanical,
almost perpetual,
Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 561,
crafted and assembled by hand
284 parts
annular balance,
60-second oscillation period

Functions:
hour,
minute,
month,
moon phase

Dial:
metal moon with circular-polished finish
white and black metal moon disc

Hands:
Blued aluminium

Cabinet:
bubble shaped, made by the Baccarat crystal makers

Dimensions:
276 mm x 250 mm x 163 mm
Limited series of 888

Reference: 516 51 01

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NEW: The ORB Bluetooth headset redefines the ear-ring: From headset to ring.

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Bluetooth headsets have come a long way in the style stakes since they are usually designed to mould to the shape of the ear. Even though they were specially designed, they still can be a little bit awkward to carry in a pocket. The innovative Bluetooth headset called Orb solves this problem by transforming from a wireless earpiece into a ring that can be worn on your finger.

The Orb transforms from a ring with a simple twist to become a Bluetooth headset capable of hands-free calling. Incorporating NXT technology the Orb provides high quality bone conduction audio without the discomfort of placing a device inside the ear. A Deluxe edition also features a Flexible Organic Light Emitting Device (FOLED) screen to display caller ID, calendar reminders and voice-to-text information for communication without taking the ring off the finger.

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Developed in partnership between Hybra Advance Technology Inc. and AbsolutelyNew Inc. For those who like their Bluetooth headsets with extra bling will be able to opt for a limited edition designer model featuring decorative gemstones. All units will offer a class 2 Bluetooth range of 30 feet.

The base model Orb is scheduled to launch in January 2010 carrying a suggested retail price of USD$129, while the Deluxe edition is due in April 2010 with a price of USD$175. The Limited edition designer models are also due in April 2010 with their price based on the value of the gemstones incorporated into the device.

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NEW: Vacheron Constantin ONLY WATCH 2009

On the occasion of ONLY WATCH 2009,
organised on behalf of the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy,
Vacheron Constantin makes its first-ever introduction of a watch made from tantalum.

This one-of-kind Quai de l’Ile model,
testifying to the latest technological breakthroughs from the Geneva-based manufacturer,
will be presented at the charity auction to be held in Monaco on September 24th 2009.

In a fascinating new sequel to the official launch of the new Quai de l’Ile collection in Geneva at the April 2008 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, Vacheron Constantin now presents the first-ever one-of-a-kind Quai de l’Ile model. Dedicated to the ONLY WATCH 2009 charity auction that will take place in Monaco on September 24th, this unique watch features a tantalum case also representing a major first in the history of the Geneva-based manufacturer.

Technical details

Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Ile
Only Watch 2009 one-of-a-kind creation
Date: self-winding
Reference: 86050/000M9560

CASE
Material: tantalum, 950 palladium
Dimensions: 41.00 x 50.50 mm, 12.90 mm thick
Strap width: 23.00 mm
Shape and construction: cambered rectangle, modular construction
Back: transparent, sapphire crystal, screwed-down
Finishing: satin-brushed
Crystal: sapphire with anti-reflective coating on under side, convex
Water resistance: 3 Atm, equivalent to a depth of 30 meters

DIAL AND HANDS
Dial material: sapphire crystal
Finishing: sapphire crystal; galvanic growth of nickel, metallization, laser engraving and inking
Hours : 3,6,9 and 12: galvanic growth of nickel, rhodium layer
1,2,4,5,7,8,10 and 11: engraving and black or white engraving
Material and type of hands: hours and minutes: satin-finished 18K white gold with white luminescent material;
seconds: satin-brushed pfinodal

MOVEMENT
Reference 2460H410QH, Hallmark of Geneva
Rhodiumed snail-shaped outer ring
Energy: mechanical, self-winding
Diameter and thickness: 25.60 mm , 5.70 mm
Number of jewels: 27
Frequency: 28,800 vibrations / hour (4Hz)
Power reserve: approximately 43 hours
Indications: central hour, minute and seconds hands
Additional functions: date disc featuring optimal readability

OTHER ELEMENTS
Strap: black hand-stitched, saddle-finish, square-scaled, ultra-shiny alligator leather
Delivered with an additional strap in black vulcanised rubber
Clasp: palladium triple-blade folding clasp with polished half Maltese cross.

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NEW: Vacheron Constantin Malte Moon Phase and Power-Reserve

Malte Moon Phase and Power-Reserve

Five different finishes for an ultra-sophisticated new dial: the Manufacture Vacheron Constantin once again demonstrates its superlative mastery of the watchmaking art with its new Malte Moon Phase and Power-Reserve model.

The Malte Moon Phase and Power-Reserve is available with a case in 18-carat white gold or 5N pink gold. The satin-brushed case-back is secured by screws. The dial is protected by a glareproofed cambered sapphire crystal. Naturally guaranteed water-resistant to a depth of 30 metres, this timepiece is fitted with a square-scale alligator-leather strap in black for the white gold model and chestnut brown for the rose gold model – both equipped with a gold folding clasp matching the case colour.

Technical Data

References Malte moon phase and power-reserve

83080/000G-9408 et 83080/000R-9407

Movement 1410, developed and produced Vacheron Constantin
Stamped with the Hallmark of Geneva

Energy Mechanical, manual-winding

Height of movement 4.2 mm

Diameter of movement 26.00 mm

Jewels 22 rubies

Frequency 28’800 vibrations/hours

Indications Hours, minutes

Small seconds at 6 o’clock

Precision moon phase

Power-reserve

Power-reserve Approx. 40 hours

Case 18 K white or 5N pink gold

39 mm x 49 mm tonneau shape

Water-resistance 3 bar, equivalent to 30 meters

Dial 18 K white or 5N pink gold

Silvered, « Clou de Paris » hand-guilloché interior zone

Vertical satin finished exterior zone

Applied Maltese cross in 18K white gold or 5N pink gold

Strap Black or brown hand-stitched, saddle-finish, square-scaled alligator leather

Clasp 18K white or 5N pink gold folding clasp, polished half Maltese cross


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IWC 2009 Collection: The Little Prince, a tribute to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Saint-Exupery

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


The Little Prince (French: Le Petit Prince), published in 1943, is French aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s most famous novel. Saint-Exupéry wrote it while living in the United States. It has been translated into more than 180 languages and sold more than 80 million copies making it one of the best-selling books ever.

An earlier memoir by the author recounts his aviation experiences in the Saharan desert. He is thought to have drawn on these same experiences for use as plot elements in The Little Prince. Saint-Exupéry’s novel has been adapted to various media over the decades, including stage, screen and operatic works.

Saint-Exupery and the petit prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and The Little Prince

There is The Museum of The Little Prince in Hakone, featuring outdoor squares and sculptures like The B 612 Asteroid, The Lamplighter Square, the sculpture of the little prince. There is a large Little Prince Park, The Consuelo Rose Garden. But the main part of the museum is the indoor exhibition. Before France adopted the Euro as its currency, Saint-Exupéry and the little prince were on the French 50 Franc banknote; the artwork was by Swiss designer Roger Pfund. One of the anticounterfeiting measures on the banknote was micro-printed text from Le Petit Prince, visible with a strong magnifying glass.

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In 2006, IWC honoured the early pilots with a limited edition of chronograph watches dedicated to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, well known pilot and author of one of the most famous novel of all times: The Little Prince.

In 2009 the fourth and final series of watches dedicated to Saint-Exupéry was launched. It is a Big Pilot’s model, made in a limited edition of 1.900 timepieces

iwc-edition-antoine-de-saint-exupery-Technical Data

Features
Mechanical automaticmovement, date
Showed that a 24-hour display (UTC monitors), time
Shows that can be used for an hour through the steps
Crown, the center seconds stop function,
Soft iron inner case, returned to sculpture, limited
Version: 1 platinum (not to sell), 250 white
Gold, 500 index rose gold, stainless steel 1188

Sports
Caliber 30710
Vibration 28,800 / hour / 4 Hz
Jewelry 23
Power reserve 42 h
Voluntary winding-up

Case
Materials platinum, platinum, rose gold,
Stainless Steel
Sapphire glass, convex, Turner,
Secured on the downward pressure
6 bar water resistance
44 millimeters in diameter
Height 12.9 millimeters

Weight
Watch platinum Brown buffalo strap with two hundred and ten grams
Watch white water buffalo and Brown 172 grams of gold bracelet
Watch the Rose Gold and Brown buffalo strap 168 grams
Watch stainless steel and brown buffalo strap 115 grams

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NEW: Bell & Ross introduces the new BR 01-93 24h GMT watch with GMT function

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Bell & Ross introduces the new BR 01-93 24h GMT watch designed for long travelers with its GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) function displaying the time at two different points on the globe simultaneously. The white hands on the main dial indicate the time at the wearer’s current location while the orange hand on the 24 hour graduated inner bezel shows the time in his country of origin. The large, white photoluminescent numerals, the inner bezel and the orange-colored GMT hand stand out against the black of the dial for perfect readability. This model comes with a glass bead blasted steel case with carbon powder coating, a black dial with the numbers, indexes and hands coated with photoluminescent finish for night reading, anti-reflection sapphire crystal glass is water-resistant for up to 100 meters and its strap comes in rubber or heavy-duty synthetic fabric.

Bell & Ross BR 01-93 24H GMTTechnical specifications

Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds. Second time zone
(Unidirectional interior bezel graduated to 24h). Date.

Case: Size 46 mm. Glass bead blasted steel with carbon powder coating. Screw-in crown.

Dial: Black. Numbers, indexes and hands are coated with a photoluminescent finish for optimal night reading.

Glass: Anti-reflection sapphire crystal.
Water-resistance: 100 meters.

Strap: Rubber or heavy-duty synthetic fabric.

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World Debut at the 79th Geneva Motor Show 2009: Rinspeed iChange


The Swiss auto powerhouse Rinspeed presented, at the Geneva Motor Show 2009, the ‘iChange,’ the world’s first car whose body adapts to the number of passengers on board.

In seconds a streamlined one-seater sports car transforms into a comfortable car with ample room for three. The trick: At the push of a button the rear end of the teardrop-shaped car magically pops up.

The basic idea behind the “iChange”: The energy demand of a vehicle depends mostly on its weight, the type of engine it uses, and its aerodynamic properties. The engineering-services company Esoro has built an extremely lightweight car weighing in at only 1’050 kilograms. To power the car, the Swiss specialists chose an electric motor. The idea of the pop-up rear end was conceived to account for the sizeable effect aerodynamics play in fuel consumption.

The “iChange“ features an adaptive body. The sole driver is conveyed in a teardrop-shaped car that offers optimal aerodynamic properties and thus minimized energy consumption. If more than one person need to be transported the expanding rear provides room for two passengers.

The energy for the electric motor comes from lithium-ion batteries that are available in two different stack configurations for short- and long-distance driving. The electric motor of the “iChange“ produces 150kW, capable of propelling the car to a top speed of 220 km/h. The sprint from rest to 100 km/h takes just slightly over four seconds. This impressive performance is made possible with the help of a six-speed pre-selector gearbox from the Subaru WRX car. The gearbox and drive train are lubricated with eco-friendly lubricants from Motorex. Custom-made lightweight 17” and 18” forged wheels with aerodynamic shrouds are supplied by light-alloy wheel specialists AEZ. Pirelli P Zero tires in size 215/40-17 in front and size 245/40-18 in back provideoptimal grip.

The concept car has no doors. The entire electrically powered roof section of the car measuring just 1.03 meters in height tilts forward to allow passengers to board.

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NEW: Graham Big Silverstone Stowe Racing Watch 2009

Graham Big Silverstone Stowe Racing
Graham Big Silverstone Stowe Racing Watch

The Graham Big Silverstone Stowe Racing is a very unique timepiece, with its name suggested by the Stowe Corner, this gets to be the return into the Silverstone Circuit. The timepiece, meant to conquer the hearts of passionate drivers, features a 48-mm-in-diameter high-grade stainless steel case.

Its case is fitted with a black concave carbon fibre bezel, creating a huge contrast within the turquoise blue ring and the 24 hour graduation in order to indicate a second time zone.

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Graham Big Silverstone Stowe Racing II
Graham Big Silverstone Stowe Racing


Model No. 2BLBH.B02A.K45B
Size Gents Movement Mechanical – Automatic
Water Resistant 50m/165ft
Case Size 48mm
Clasp Hidden Folding Clasp
Case Steel Black PVD Dial
Black Bezel Fixed Bracelet/Strap Rubber
Functions Date, GMT

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