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TAG HEUER LAUNCHES ITS FIRST IPHONE APP: Monaco V4

After 150 years of innovations that changed the world of watchmaking, TAG Heuer is proud to introduce the Monaco V4, the first watch ever using belt transmission.
Considered as a marketing bluff a few years ago by the experts themselves, this revolutionary time piece has now become an outstanding reality.

With this exclusive app, experience the first watchmaking revolution of the 21st century:
Interact with the Monaco V4 through the first 3D interactive animation ever made for the iPhone,
Understand its unique mechanism, and recharge the V4 with the revolutionary linear weight,
Enjoy fascinating close-up views of the model.

Watch exclusive interviews of the pioneers who made this dream possible, more than 30 minutes of included videos.

[ Download app ]

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Tag Heuer’s Official Web Site

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OFFICINE PANERAI 2010 ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OF THE BRITISH CLASSIC YACHT CLUB COWES REGATTA

The ninth British Classic Yacht Club (BCYC) Cowes Regatta (Isle of Wight, UK) will join the prestigious Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge Circuit (PCYC) from 2010 as part of a three-year sponsorship deal signed this month.

The BCYC Cowes Regatta whichwill take place from Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th July 2010 will be the first UK event to join the Panerai Circuit. 2010 will be the sixth edition of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge and marks the largest and most renowned classic yacht race in the world. Each year the Challenge draws yachting enthusiasts from around the globe and the most highly regarded Classic Yachts sailing today, in 2009 over 350 yachts and 1,500 crews competed overall in the Circuit.

The event will now be known as The British Classic Yacht Club Panerai Cowes Regatta – The BCYC Panerai Cowes Regatta is held in the tidal waters of the Solent, a stretch of sea separating the Isle of Wight from the mainland of England. The highlight of the week’s racing is the Classic Round the Island Race, starting on the Royal Yacht Squadron line before racing the 60 mile course either East or West around the Isle of Wight. The 2010 Round the Island race will be held on Tuesday 20th July.
The BCYC and Officine Panerai envisage that the 2010 event will be the largest Classic Yacht Regatta in the UK since the Americas Cup Jubilee Regatta in 2001, and are predicting that over 65 yachts will compete.



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[ Officine Panerai Official Web Site ]



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Tag Heuer Re-release: TAG Heuer Precious Silverstone Watch

According to what Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer revealed, it will retail for about $6,500.

Admired and claimed by Heuer fans and watch fans alike, the TAG Heuer Silverstone Wristwatch is getting re-released this month, February 2010, in a limited edition of 1,500 models of each color. The new Silverstones will be released in brown or blue versions, with perforated alligator straps and an updated Caliber 11 movement with a Dubois-Depraz module.

TAG Heuer Silverstone Wristwatch was first introduced in 1974 so as a way of emulating the curvature of the famous English racing track, with a design inspired by the distinctive square case of its predecessor, well known TAG Heuer Monaco Watch. Back in ’74, the Silverstone timepiece featured the Chronomatic Calibre 11, the first automatic self-winding chronograph ever made.

For its re-issue, Silverstone is now powered by an updated version of the Calibre 11 with Dubois-Depraz module. In order to celebrate TAG Heuer‘s history, it houses the brand’s original Heuer logo, which is flanked on the dial by two silver counters at 3 and 9 o’clock. Stainless steel pushbuttons at 2 and 4 o’clock, a hand-applied date window at 6 o’clock and curved, sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective treatment complete the watch’s look.


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Australian Open: Roger Federer, 16 times Grand Slam Winner.

Roger Federer was born on August 8th, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland. Since he turned a pro player in 1998, he has won 681 matches and lost only 162. Only in 2010, he has won 4 matches at Melbourne Park, reson for which he became -on February 1st- the Grands Slam Champion, price he has achived sixteen times.

The Australian Open tournament is the first of four Grand Slams. It establishes a rhythm of victory with every hard-fought point in which the bar of success is always high and so champions must leave all of it on the court.

Roger Federer is Rolex’s Ambassador for the Day Date Wristwatch, a leader timepiece. The Oyster Perpetual Day Date watch is the ultime –according to Rolex Official Web Site– piece chosen by the world’s elite. It gets to be the very essence of luxury.

Roger Federer was chosen as the Day Date Ambassador because que represents the spirit of this luxurius timepiece. As a number one and dedicated player, he was the first to reach 16 Grand Slams titles.

Model of inspiration, a non finished icon, he is called the greatest player of all times. According to Roger’s Official Web Site, “his 16th grand slam titles has secured him some space at the top of the ATP world ranking. Quite a few changes have occurred directly behind him, though: Novak Djokovic (2) and Andy Murray (3) have moved up, Rafael Nadal has fallen to fourth place”.

It is well known that Roger reached 268 weeks as number one of the ATP ranking. And our champ certainly is on track to breaking much more records too!

1. Pete Sampras (USA) : 286
2. Ivan Lendl (CZE/USA) : 270
3. Jimmy Connors (USA) and Roger Federer (SUI) : 268
5. John McEnroe (USA) : 170
6. Björn Borg (SWE) : 109
7. Andre Agassi (USA) : 101
8. Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) : 80
9. Stefan Edberg (SWE) : 72
10. Jim Courier (USA) : 58

The exquisitely brilliant Rolex Day-Date belongs to the Oyster Perpetual collection of the Rolex line. This perfect wristwatch is well known for being as perfect as it looks, not only for its aesthetic but also for the way it works.

The Rolex President or Day-Date, as it name suggests, not only displays the date of the month but also the day of the week in 26 different languages. This wristwatch comes fitted with a certified chronometer and the 36 mm radial that add to its charm. The self-wound watch is also waterproof to 100 meters leaving its other contemporaries far behind. Nothing takes the heart and the soul of the wearer the way the platinum and diamond finish of this watch does.

Rolex President or Rolex Day Date, it is the one chosen by many celebrities. Stars like: actress Katherine Kelly Lang, the actor Benjamin Bratt, Liv Tyler, theatre actor Sam Shepard, filmmaker Martin Scorsese, actress Clea DuVall, actress Dana Elaine Owens Queen Latifah, Carmen Electra and Andy García, between many many others.

Sources:

[ Rolex Official Web Site ]

[ Roger Federer’s Official Web Site ]

[ Autralian Open Official Web Site ]

Possible Related Links:

[ Rolex Watches Gallery at Interwatches.com ]

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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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[ Hublot Official Web Site ]

Possible Related Links:

Hublot’s Gallerie at Interwatches.com

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Virtual Breitling Chronomat B01

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(Virtual Breitling Breitling Chronomat B01)
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The new Breitling Chronomat B01 is now available as an application for the iPhone and iPod touch, It offers descriptions, technical data, video and 360º images of the match. It is also equipped with a configurator to customize the model. If you desire the real thing, the point of sale locations/tracking system will track down the nearest Breitling dealer.

Click here to have a 360º look at the wristwatch!
DOWNLOAD the application!
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Sources: [ Breitling ][ IW International Watch Magazine ]


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TAG Heuer Ambassadors: Brad Pitt, Uma Thurman, Tiger Woods, Maria Sharapova, Jeff Gordon, Kimi Raikkonen, Yao Ming, Shah Rukh Khan and Juan Pablo Montoya.

For decades, wristwatches have been endorsed by celebrities of the stage, screen and sports world. Ambassadors chosen for their qualities and abilities, as a retribution to their efforts and commitment towards their objectives.

Some of TAG Heuer’s ambassadors for ‘What are you made of campaign are: Brad Pitt, Uma Thurman, Tiger Woods, Maria Sharapova, Jeff Gordon, Kimi Raikkonen, Yao Ming, Shah Rukh Khan and Juan Pablo Montoya.

(Brad Pitt wearing a Tag Heuer Carerra Tachymetre)

William Bradley “Brad” Pitt was born on December 18, 1963. He is an American actor and film producer, also cited as one of the world’s most attractive men and received two Academy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning one.

(Uma Thurman wearing a Tag Heuer Link Diamonds)

Uma Karuna Thurman was born on April 29, 1970. She is an American actress that has performed leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action thrillers. She is best known for her work under the direction of Quentin Tarantino. Her most popular films include Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Pulp Fiction (1994), Gattaca (1997) and Kill Bill (2003–04).

(Tiger Woods)

Eldrick Tont Woods was born on December 30, 1975. Better known as Tiger Woods, he is an American professional golfer whose achievements to date rank him among the most successful golfers of all time. Currently the World No. 1, he was the highest-paid professional athlete in 2008, having earned an estimated $110 million from winnings and endorsements.

(Maria Sharapova)

Maria Yuryevna Sharapova, was born on April 19, 1987. Sheis a former World No. 1 Russian professional tennis player and three times Grand Slam singles champion.

(Jeff Gordon)

Jeffery Michael “Jeff” Gordon was born on August 4, 1971. He is a professional American race car driver born in Vallejo, California, and raised in Pittsboro, Indiana. He currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is a four-time NASCAR Winston Cup (now Sprint Cup) Series champion, three-time Daytona 500 winner, and driver of the #24 DuPont / Pepsi /United States National Guard Chevrolet Impala. He, along with Rick Hendrick, are the co-owners of the #48 Lowe’s sponsored team, driven by Jimmie Johnson, who won the 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 Sprint Cup series championships. Gordon also has an equity stake in his own # 24 team. He also became the first driver to reach $100 Million in winnings for the Cup series in 2009.

(Kimi Raikkonen)

Kimi-Matias Räikkönen was born on October 17, 1979 in Espoo. Nicknamed Iceman, is a Finnish racing and rally driver. After nine seasons racing in Formula One, in which he took the 2007 Formula One World Drivers’ Championship, he will now take part in the World Rally Championship for the Citroën Junior Team in 2010.

(Yao Ming)

Yao Ming was born on September 12, 1980 in Shanghai, China. He is a professional basketball player who plays for the Houston Rockets in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently the tallest player in the NBA, at 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in)

(Shah Rukh Khan)

Shahrukh Khan was born on 2 November, 1965. Sometimes credited as Shah Rukh Khan, he is an Indian actor and a prominent Bollywood figure, as well as a film producer and television host.

(Juan Pablo Montoya)

Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán was born on September 20, 1975. He is a race car driver in NASCAR and a former Formula One and CART driver. He currently drives the #42 Target Chevrolet Impala for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing in the Sprint Cup Series.

[TAG Heuer Home Page]

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Ulysse-Nardin Genghis Khan Complication

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The visible one minute Tourbillon is integrated into the Aventurine dial. Opaque or translucent, containing crystals that were engendered by fire in molten glass, Aventurine scintillates, subtly flecked with all possible shades of red, yellow and grey. Forged by human hands, often compared to the philosopher’s stone, Aventurine contains the secrets of the master jeweller’s alchemy.
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This last edition limited Ulysse-Nardin Genghis Khan minute repeater in platinum features a 42mm case, Aventurine dial, and a crocodile strap with deployment buckle. The Ulysse Nardin Genghis Khan minute repeater watch also features a manually wound tourbillon movement with a Westminster chime carillon minute repeater and animated battle scene figures. This is the last limited edition 30 piece series. The previous two were in rose and white gold.
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The Genghis Khan will be produced over the next 6-8 years in a limited edition of 30 pieces each in white and pink gold 18 ct.
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Ref. Nr. 789-80
Diameter 42 mm
Case Platinum case
Dial Aventurine dial with gold Automatons
Power-reserve Approx. 80 hours
Winding Manual Wind
Water-resistant 30 meters
Crystal Sapphire Crystals
Strap Leather strap
Buckle type Folding clasp
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[Source: Ulysse Nardin Home Page]

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Hamilton together with Conservation International and Harrison Ford gave birth to the “Khaki Conservation” Edition

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Hamilton recently teamed up with Conservation International and Harrison Ford in order to create the “Khaki Conservation” edition. Created as an “eco-friendly” version of the Khaki Navy GMT, this unique timepiece features special design elements. It is a limited edition of recycled material for the packaging, Hamilton pledged to donate the proceeds to Conservation International.
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Harrison Ford is an American film actor and producer. Ford is best known for his performances as Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy and as the title character of the Indiana Jones film series. He is also known for his roles as Rick Deckard in Blade Runner, John Book in Witness and Jack Ryan in Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger. His four-decade career also includes roles in several other Hollywood blockbusters, including Apocalypse Now, Presumed Innocent, The Fugitive, Air Force One, and What Lies Beneath. At one point, three of the top four box-office hits of all time included one of his roles. Five of his films have been inducted into the National Film Registry.

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Khaki Conservation Automatic GMT: Harrison Ford & Conservation International Special Edition – Diving watch, Swiss-made automatic movement featuring Greenwich Mean Time 2nd time zone, Main dial warm khaki hour/minute hands with luminous accents and khaki sweep seconds, 2nd time zone displayed by black/khaki-tipped hand, Main dial tan/yellow luminescent Arabic numbers, Interior rotating 2nd time zone marked by white 24-hour display, Tan/yellow numbers reveal quarter seconds and inner/outer minute track, Analog date display at 3, Brushed silver-tone stainless steel round bezel and case with polished steel brown accents, 2 polished screw-in logo crowns for time setting, Polished screw-in crown at 9 selects Conservation International ‘focus locations’, Stainless steel screw-in skeleton caseback marked with Mr. Harrison Ford’s signature and ‘Conservation International’ logo, Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, 200 meters/660 feet water resistant
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[Hamilton Home Page]

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Watches in Movies: Anthony Zimmer, Body of Lies, I Am Legend, Get Smart and Iron Man.

Anthony Zimmer (2005)

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(Chiara, Sophie Marceau, is wearing an IWC Portugese Wristwatch)

In Paris, the international police force and the Russian mafia are chasing Anthony Zimmer, who had an extensive plastic surgery, making not only his face, but also his voice, completely unknown. The means of reaching Zimmer is through his beloved mistress Chiara. While travelling François Taillandier is select by Chiara as if he were Zimmer and used as a bait to lure those that are pursuing her.

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Body of Lies (2008)

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(Ed Hoffman, Russell Crowe, is wearing a Breitling Emergency Wristwatch)

United State’s Central Intelligence Agency’s Middle East Representative, Roger Ferris, is based in Amman, Jordan, keeping a watch on a ‘safe house’ and believes it to be frequented by young Muslim males. He has information that Al Saleem may be behind terrorist attacks, but lacks any evidence to apprehend him or any of his associates.

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I Am Legend (2007)

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(Robert Neville, Will Smith, is wearing a Hamilton Khaki X-Wind Wristwatch)
It is the year 2012. In the ruins of New York city. Robert Neville, who is a military scientist lone survivor of a biochemical disease -which was supposed to cure cancer 3 years previous-. Robert is trying to discover a cure for this disease and to find out any other people who might have also survived.
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Get Smart (2008)

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(Maxwell Smart, Steve Carell, is wearing Hamilton Field Multi-Touch Wristwatch)
American Maxwell Smart works for a Government spy agency in an administrative capacity. The Chief decides to assign Maxwell as a spy and partners him with sexy Agent 99, much to her chagrin. The duo, handicapped by Maxwell’s antics, will eventually have their identities compromised, and may be chalked up as casualties while back in America their attackers have already planted a bomb that is set-up to explode in a concert.
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Iron Man (2008)

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Tony Stark, Robert Downey Jr., is wearing a Bvlgari Diagono Chronograph Wristwatch.

Tony Stark is a playboy and also an engineering genius. While in Afghanistan demonstrating a new missile he’s captured and wounded in order to assemble a missile, but instead, he creates an armoured suit and a means to prevent his death from the shrapnel left in his chest by the attack.

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BLANCPAIN “SAINT-VALENTIN 2010”: An authentic jewellery creation.

For the first time in its history, Blancpain has created a special-shaped watch*. The Manufacture in Le Brassus is presenting an authentic jeweller creation set with over 500 diamonds and pink sapphires, and housing the world’s smallest self-winding movement, Calibre 615. This extraordinary timepiece is to be issued in a symbolically limited edition of 14 to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2010.

This exceptional creation is an anthem to Love and to Femininity, starting with the white and pink mother-of-pearl dial forming a heart and framed by a bezel set with over 500 diamonds and pink sapphires. A heart-cut diamond also appears at 12 o’clock, while the pin buckle is set with a pearshaped pink sapphire.

The exquisite beauty of this exceptional two-hand watch also lies in the slenderness of its movement. Blancpain is proudly reintroducing the famous “Lady Bird” Calibre 615, still regarded as the world’s smallest self-winding movement and which can be admired through the sapphire crystal case-back.

This shaped watch is delivered with two genuine satin straps – one black and the other white. It comes in an extremely elegant presentation box featuring a design reflecting the pure lines of this dainty Valentine’s Day model crafted in a strictly limited edition of 14.

[Blancpain’s Press Release]

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Associated Press’ Athlete of the decade: TIGER WOODS

(Tiger Woods – TAG Heuer)

The Associated Press, an American news agency, has named Tiger Woods its athlete of the decade.
AP is a cooperative owned by its contributing newspapers, radio and television stations in the United States, which both contribute stories to the AP and use material written by its staff journalists.

Tiger Woods is the first golfer to win four consecutive major championships. He is the youngest placer to have won 3 green jackets, he won the US Open in 2000 by an incredible 15 shots, and he has a total of 9 major championships to his name.

In 2001 he became the first golfer in history to hold all four major titles at once. Outside of golf, Tiger is one of the greatest sports champions in history. With his personality and his results, he is a perfect example of prestige and performance which are so important to TAG Heuer [Complete Post].

[AP]
[TAG Heuer]

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Vladimir Putin’s $60,000 Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Wristwatch

(Putin wearing his Patek Philippe)

Vladimir Putin is not only a Russian politician. He is the current Prime Minister as well as chairman of United Russia, and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Union of Russia and Belarus. He became acting President on 31 December 1999, when President Boris Yeltsin resigned in a surprising move, and then Putin won the 2000 presidential election. In 2004, he was re-elected for a second term lasting until 7 May 2008.
Putin is not only the Prime Minister, he is also passionate according to action activities. Apart from being a judo black belt, a fervent explorer of volcanoes, dips in Siberian rivers and plummets deep down lakes in mini submarines, he is a luxury Swiss watches looms large lover. Among the Russian politicians, Putin wears the most expensive watches, such as a $60,000 Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar watch and, also, he owns a Patek Philippe Calatrava.

(Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar watch)
Price Realized $60,000
PLATINUM AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON-PHASE DISPLAY

Calibre 240 Q, 27 jewels, Gyromax balance, 22k gold minirotor, opaline-white dial with white gold applied hour markers and pearled minute divisions, two bevelled engine-turned subdials for the month with leap year and day with 24-hour indication, analogue date with integrated moon-phase display, two-part case, snap-on case back, platinum PP buckle, case, dial and movement signed.


Patek Philippe‘s calibre 240 Q is the most splendid illustration of the manufacturer’s confident style and technical skills. It features 275 miniscule parts in a compact marvel incredibly thin due in part to the integrated off-centred 22k gold minirotor.

[Source: Patek Philippe]
Putin’s picture: AFP

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Silvio Berlusconi’s Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar Wristwatch

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Silvio Berlusconi’s Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar Wristwatch

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(Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar)
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The most expensive watch worth US$540,000 Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar, worn by Italian Prime Minister and mega-wealthy industrialist Silvio Berlusconi. This Vacheron Constantin watch is worth over five hundred thousand dollars.
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The Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar was produced from 1946 through 2006. The discontinuance was a good strike news to those collectors fortunate enough to own one. This watch is in platinum, with the Vacheron Constantin reference number 30020/000P/7596.
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It features a platinum case, with Vacheron’s familiar flared lugs. Its front crystal is a sapphire one while the back crystal one is made of acrylic permitting the repeater tone to sound more purely and louder. Case dimensions: 37mm diameter by 10.5mm thick.
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Dial is silver with applied hour markers and sunken subdials. The following calendar information is shown: day, date, month, leap year, moonphase and age of the moon.
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Its movement: the manual winding Vacheron Constantin Caliber 1755 with 30 jewels and adjusted to five positions and temperature. The construction of this movement and its finishing are extremely beautiful. The repeater hammer and gongs can be seen at work, when the repeater is activated.
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Silvio Berlusconi was born in September 29th, 1936. He is an Italian politician, the current Prime Minister of Italy as well as a billionaire entrepreneur. He is the longest-serving Prime Minister of Italy, a position he has held on three separate occasions: from 1994 to 1995, from 2001 to 2006 and currently since 2008. He is the leader of the People of Freedom political movement, a centre-right party he founded in 2009. As of November 2009, he is the longest-serving current leader of a G8 country.
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[Vacheron Constantine Home Page]
[Interwatches’ Vacheron Constantine’ Gallery]

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Tiger Woods: TAG Heuer Link Quartz Chronograph 1/10th CJ1110.BA0576

Tiger Woods is the first golfer to win four consecutive major championships. He is the youngest placer to have won 3 green jackets, he won the US Open in 2000 by an incredible 15 shots, and he has a total of 9 major championships to his name.
In 2001 he became the first golfer in history to hold all four major titles at once. Outside of golf, Tiger is one of the greatest sports champions in history. With his personality and his results, he is a perfect example of prestige and performance which are so important to TAG Heuer.
His personal obsession with results and perfection, his ability to withstand pressure, to meet expectations and exceed them, but also his love of discipline – all this makes him a natural partner for the brand. Tiger Woods has been closely involved with the development of a completely new watch, the first professional golf watch specifically designed to meet the unique ergonomic requirements of the game.

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Ranked number one worldwide with 19,570 points (June 2007), he has 77 victories, including 12 Grand Slams, 44 PGA Tours, 5 European Tours and 16 other tournaments.

Movement: Quartz movement/ Elapsed and total time chronograph functions with split-seconds and close consecutive times register
Water resistance: 200 m
Crystal: Curved scratch resistant sapphire crystal
Case: Cut from a block of solid Steel/ Shaped push-buttons
Bezel: Fixed or unidirectional turning bezel according to models/ set with diamonds according to models
Dial: Hand applied faceted indexes in Steel or Diamonds according to models. Luminescent hour-markers and hands.
When applicable: Top Wesselton (VVS) diamonds. A certificate featuring the quality, size and carat of the diamonds is delivered with each timepiece set with diamonds.
Crown: Screw in
Bracelet: Steel or enamel calf leather strap according to models
Clasp: Double safety clasp with folding buckle
Specifications may depend on the model.

[Sources: TAG Heuer Home Page // Tiger Woods Home Page]

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