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The chanel j12 WINNER REVIEW Maurice Lacroix Pontos S Diver

A small complaint about the bracelet is that it does not have push buttons to release it. I prefer the push buttons, I once made a replica chanel j12 fan extremely upset when I made the same comment about a previous watch that I owned. To each his own. Regardless, it is not a deal-breaker, and it seems to be getting easier to release with time. The upside is that it creates a much cleaner looking clasp, and allows for the hidden micro adjust holes. The clasp does have a safety latch engraved with the Maurice Lacriox name.

Most of my friends and family who have seen the watch seem to prefer the bracelet, but I think that it also looks great on the leather strap. It matches the vintage vibe of the watch, and is quite comfortable. It’s also a good way to dress down the watch a bit. I also like how the keepers are leather, rather than the metal that you see on most NATOS. The contrasting stitching is a also great touch. The leather is a bit difficult to tuck into the keeper, but I imagine that it will become easier as it breaks in.The replica chanel watches has a sapphire crystal which appears to have AR coating on both sides. The crystal has a noticeable dome to it, and is raised above the edges of the case (possibly to allow fitment of the internal bezel). Despite the dome, it offers great legibility from any angle.

I’ve always been nervous about chipping or cracking unprotected crystals that stick out above the case with a careless arm movement. That being said, but I have never actually damaged one before (knock on wood), and the shape of this crystal really stands out, matching the style of the watch perfectly.The dial has a typical matte black finish. The Logo as well as hour markers are applied polished metal. It has printed hash marks for the minutes, and has very minimal text compared to some divers. I greatly prefer this, and feel that it matches the classic, vintage style of this watch.

The hands are very attractive and are well-proportioned with the minute and second hand reaching to the edge of the dial. Red tips to these hands add a splash of color, and help the wearer to quickly differentiate the minute hand at a quick glance.Normally I hate black dials with white date displays, but the location at 6 o’clock rather than the typical 3 or 4 gives it symmetry, and it does not stick out badly. A unique font was chosen for the date, which adds a classy touch.

One minor complaint that I have is that the lume area on the main hands is fairly thin, and the seconds hand has no lume at all. I feel that a watch serious enough to include a helium release valve and a bracelet extension, should have hands that are also equipped for diving. That being said, I don’t plan to dive with it, and wider hands would spoil the great aesthetics of this watch during daylight hours. The lume that is there (including the bezel) seems to be superluminova, and it is quite bright and long lasting.

My understanding is that the movement is a Sellita (ETA clone) typical of this price range. I have not opened the case, so I can’t comment on the finishing. The watch has kept time within a few seconds per day, and has performed flawlessly during its tenure with me thus far. The winding action is very smooth, as is the motion of the second hand.This watch is a great addition to my collection. If I had paid for it, I feel that the level of finishing and extra details are appropriate for a watch in this price range. A level of value is offered above that of others costing this much.



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  • 07 Jan 2015
    Using the hublot replica watch is much more simple than the Big Bang. That is once again because predicting the weather requires a few more calculations over time versus measuring one's altitude. Still, it is important to calibrate both of the watches for each situation. This often takes the form of setting a base established altitude to use at the start of a climb (for instance). You also need to manually open and close the air valve, which among other elements makes the wearing experience of a Hublot much more in-depth than other timepieces. It is a watch that demands a large degree of attention compared to most other luxury watches. In a way that is a good thing. While the Hublot http://www.modserap.com/is produced from either 18k rose or white gold, the Big Bang has a titanium case that uses a similar, but different case design. It is also matched to a high-quality rubber versus alligator strap. Personally I prefer the wearing looks of the Big Bang, as well as its functionality. Though the http://www.modserap.com/breitling-replica-australia-for-sale.html has a remarkable dial and sense of wrist presence. It is very important to note that the Big Bang watch you see here is a prototype. That means final production models will have a lot of little changes. This model is even missing a power reserve indicator hand as it was barely ready for the show - a common watch industry issue. The final version will also have some cosmetic differences on the case and dial. It is nevertheless very nicely constructed and also quite comfortable on the wrist. Its almost 45mm wide case is deceptively demure without feeling too large. Looking through the dial of both the Hublot Big Bang and 02 watches is really what makes the piece so interesting. The three-dimensional design and range of small, well thought-out parts is a benefit to the concept for sure. The problem - if you want to put it that way - is offering most collectors a reason to buy one. As a watch with a barometer or altimeter, it is a very functionally nerdy timepiece that in many ways is the answer to a question no one asked. In the words of Hublot's own CEO, the watch is for data junkies who love to be aware of environmental information but want a cool looking mechanical versus electronic watch. People who really need an altimeter will likely get an inexpensive electronic one. So what types of people are going to find use for an altimeter or barometer but who also want it to be mechanical exist? That is a good question and I think the brand is still trying to find out. By releasing luxury watches with an aneroid capsule and features no other similar brands have, Hublot is certainly carving a name out for themselves. The good news again is that design and quality is good. The user experience is perhaps complicated, but there are those that enjoy that. For those who want to work out how to use the Hublot Big Bang and 02 timepieces then there are certainly rewards. Moving forward, the brand will of course focus on more simple items, but this is a "loud" start for them on what is barely their second year around. http://www.vedal.net/eventyr/forum/read.php?5,13792 http://www.badassmustangs.com/forums/discussions/hublot_big_bang_watch_review-t39740.0.html http://www.accaforums.com/viewtopic.php?p=181319#181319 http://www.componentfactory.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=92664
    1665 Posted by swordsmen
  • Using the hublot replica watch is much more simple than the Big Bang. That is once again because predicting the weather requires a few more calculations over time versus measuring one's altitude. Still, it is important to calibrate both of the watches for each situation. This often takes the form of setting a base established altitude to use at the start of a climb (for instance). You also need to manually open and close the air valve, which among other elements makes the wearing experience of a Hublot much more in-depth than other timepieces. It is a watch that demands a large degree of attention compared to most other luxury watches. In a way that is a good thing. While the Hublot http://www.modserap.com/is produced from either 18k rose or white gold, the Big Bang has a titanium case that uses a similar, but different case design. It is also matched to a high-quality rubber versus alligator strap. Personally I prefer the wearing looks of the Big Bang, as well as its functionality. Though the http://www.modserap.com/breitling-replica-australia-for-sale.html has a remarkable dial and sense of wrist presence. It is very important to note that the Big Bang watch you see here is a prototype. That means final production models will have a lot of little changes. This model is even missing a power reserve indicator hand as it was barely ready for the show - a common watch industry issue. The final version will also have some cosmetic differences on the case and dial. It is nevertheless very nicely constructed and also quite comfortable on the wrist. Its almost 45mm wide case is deceptively demure without feeling too large. Looking through the dial of both the Hublot Big Bang and 02 watches is really what makes the piece so interesting. The three-dimensional design and range of small, well thought-out parts is a benefit to the concept for sure. The problem - if you want to put it that way - is offering most collectors a reason to buy one. As a watch with a barometer or altimeter, it is a very functionally nerdy timepiece that in many ways is the answer to a question no one asked. In the words of Hublot's own CEO, the watch is for data junkies who love to be aware of environmental information but want a cool looking mechanical versus electronic watch. People who really need an altimeter will likely get an inexpensive electronic one. So what types of people are going to find use for an altimeter or barometer but who also want it to be mechanical exist? That is a good question and I think the brand is still trying to find out. By releasing luxury watches with an aneroid capsule and features no other similar brands have, Hublot is certainly carving a name out for themselves. The good news again is that design and quality is good. The user experience is perhaps complicated, but there are those that enjoy that. For those who want to work out how to use the Hublot Big Bang and 02 timepieces then there are certainly rewards. Moving forward, the brand will of course focus on more simple items, but this is a "loud" start for them on what is barely their second year around. http://www.vedal.net/eventyr/forum/read.php?5,13792 http://www.badassmustangs.com/forums/discussions/hublot_big_bang_watch_review-t39740.0.html http://www.accaforums.com/viewtopic.php?p=181319#181319 http://www.componentfactory.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=92664
    Jan 07, 2015 1665
  • 07 Jan 2015
    When Denis imagined what the http://www.modserap.com/breitling-replica-australia-for-sale.html would be - he wanted to make "time explode." The result was the invention of a "puzzle," where a complex matrix of plates would come together to form the hour indicator display, and then break apart again when the hour is over - only to reassemble with the next hour being shown. In a sense, you have here one of the world's most complex jumping hour timepieces. If I saw an animation of the system working I would laugh and joke about how it would break itself upon first use. Though it does work, the proof is in the pudding and hublot replica showed me it in action. The video in this post should put all your questions to rest. The movement is over 500 pieces and just boggles the mind to look at. According to Denis the system is durable enough for daily wear. Don't play golf with the http://www.modserap.com/ watch on, but you should be able to do everything else. He designed the hour telling system to have a shock absorption feature that will help it working for a long time. Note the ones you see here are prototypes, and improvements will be included in the final pieces. The movement in the watch only tells the time. The main "cylinder" of the case displays the hour, then to the upper right of it are two discs to display the minutes in a clever manner. Below that is a opening to see the large balance wheel and escapement. Sapphire crystals sit on the watch like caps to protect the movement from curious fingers. The case itself is like a layer cake of sapphire crystal and white gold. Like I said, it is hard to see Harry in the watch. The brand is mostly there in the design of the lugs and the branding on the polished flange right and caseback. When it comes down to it though, the people who will be knowledgeable to appreciate this watch know exactly what it is, and where it came from. Breitling could leave its name off the piece altogether and it would always be recognized as an Navitimer. I am thrilled at the technique and presentation of the Navitimer and think it is one of the best Navitimer watches ever. Why? Because it really epitomizes why watch lovers love the Navitimer and ideology. To give talent the reason to be totally different and wild in their work. Denis and Eric had fun with this - and Breitling can be damn proud of this. The Navitimer will be available as a limited edition of 111 pieces (100 in gold, and 11 in gold and diamonds), Price is in the $250,000 range ($230,000 in white gold, and $289,000 in white gold with diamonds) and pieces should be available at the end of 2011. Keep it up Mr. Winston. http://www.bookmarklink.info/blogs/post/150381 http://www.cambodiantrader.com/ads/hublot-big-bang-watch/ http://freeadgive.com/ads/hublot-big-bang-watch/ http://www.bookmarklink.info/blogs/post/150382
    1774 Posted by swordsmen
  • When Denis imagined what the http://www.modserap.com/breitling-replica-australia-for-sale.html would be - he wanted to make "time explode." The result was the invention of a "puzzle," where a complex matrix of plates would come together to form the hour indicator display, and then break apart again when the hour is over - only to reassemble with the next hour being shown. In a sense, you have here one of the world's most complex jumping hour timepieces. If I saw an animation of the system working I would laugh and joke about how it would break itself upon first use. Though it does work, the proof is in the pudding and hublot replica showed me it in action. The video in this post should put all your questions to rest. The movement is over 500 pieces and just boggles the mind to look at. According to Denis the system is durable enough for daily wear. Don't play golf with the http://www.modserap.com/ watch on, but you should be able to do everything else. He designed the hour telling system to have a shock absorption feature that will help it working for a long time. Note the ones you see here are prototypes, and improvements will be included in the final pieces. The movement in the watch only tells the time. The main "cylinder" of the case displays the hour, then to the upper right of it are two discs to display the minutes in a clever manner. Below that is a opening to see the large balance wheel and escapement. Sapphire crystals sit on the watch like caps to protect the movement from curious fingers. The case itself is like a layer cake of sapphire crystal and white gold. Like I said, it is hard to see Harry in the watch. The brand is mostly there in the design of the lugs and the branding on the polished flange right and caseback. When it comes down to it though, the people who will be knowledgeable to appreciate this watch know exactly what it is, and where it came from. Breitling could leave its name off the piece altogether and it would always be recognized as an Navitimer. I am thrilled at the technique and presentation of the Navitimer and think it is one of the best Navitimer watches ever. Why? Because it really epitomizes why watch lovers love the Navitimer and ideology. To give talent the reason to be totally different and wild in their work. Denis and Eric had fun with this - and Breitling can be damn proud of this. The Navitimer will be available as a limited edition of 111 pieces (100 in gold, and 11 in gold and diamonds), Price is in the $250,000 range ($230,000 in white gold, and $289,000 in white gold with diamonds) and pieces should be available at the end of 2011. Keep it up Mr. Winston. http://www.bookmarklink.info/blogs/post/150381 http://www.cambodiantrader.com/ads/hublot-big-bang-watch/ http://freeadgive.com/ads/hublot-big-bang-watch/ http://www.bookmarklink.info/blogs/post/150382
    Jan 07, 2015 1774
  • 06 Jan 2015
    Luxury Swiss watchmaker http://www.syrauto.com/elegant-breitling-navitimer-world-a2432212-b726-imitation-watches-6s4e.html is something of an anomaly. Whilst others have striven for growth during the boom of the last two years – sometimes at any cost – this boutique manufacturer has held steady on production, even in the face of the ever growing demand for its exquisite products. Their motto is simple: “not doing more, but instead, doing better.” And it is exactly this refusal to compromise that has seen the brand’s reputation for quality flourish in its short eleven-year history, making the exclusive timepieces it creates all the more desirable. That and of course the fact that there is nothing else quite like a AB0510U4-BB62 replica. A breathtaking blend of traditional watchmaking and modern design, the brand appeals to a wide-ranging yet highly sophisticated audience. From the devout Patek Philippe collector to the ultra-modern art connoisseur, each can find some special detail to fall in love with, just as I did when I first laid eyes on the gorgeous A1732024/B868 replica.As the name indicates, the Chronomat 44 is part of the Chronomat 44 range, which is Breitling’s classic watch collection. Inspired by the decorative arts the focus is on clean lines and pure design. Presented in a highly polished, drum-shaped platinum case, the Chronomat 44 could initially be considered a touch on the large side for such a classically styled timepiece, measuring 44mm in diameter. Strap it on to your wrist through and all doubts fade away as the sloping design of the open-worked lugs accentuates the roundness of the watch, ensuring a perfect fit every time. Even on the more slender wrist of a lady the watch sits surprisingly well, which might help you convince your significant other that it’s a good investment because you can both wear it. Fair warning though, you may find she won’t want to take it off, as it really is stunning on the wrist.This is in large part due to the eye-catching hand-guilloché dial, which has been crafted in stunning 5N rose gold and embellished with radiating motifs, creating a superb fiery contrast with the ice cold platinum case. It also provides the perfect backdrop for the curved, in hand-polished flame-blued steel hands and matching roman numerals, making legibility a breeze without compromising on style. The real highlight though is the spherical Breitling moon, which takes pride of place at 12 o’clock. Entirely mirror-polished and composed of two half-spheres meticulously set into blued steel and palladium, this three-dimensional indicator is driven by a high-precision mechanism requiring only one adjustment ever 122 years. Surrounding the moon is a star-studded sky in mirror-polished flame-blued steel inlaid with yellow gold stars. http://www.enunblog.com/rocketboychm/336104/The+Breitling+Navitimer+Hands-On.html http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/breitling-navitimer-watch-hands-on http://www.pcporadenstvi.cz/cartier-santos-100-watch-review-0 http://www.lovecamden.org/events/music/cartier-santos-100-watch-review
    1827 Posted by swordsmen
  • Luxury Swiss watchmaker http://www.syrauto.com/elegant-breitling-navitimer-world-a2432212-b726-imitation-watches-6s4e.html is something of an anomaly. Whilst others have striven for growth during the boom of the last two years – sometimes at any cost – this boutique manufacturer has held steady on production, even in the face of the ever growing demand for its exquisite products. Their motto is simple: “not doing more, but instead, doing better.” And it is exactly this refusal to compromise that has seen the brand’s reputation for quality flourish in its short eleven-year history, making the exclusive timepieces it creates all the more desirable. That and of course the fact that there is nothing else quite like a AB0510U4-BB62 replica. A breathtaking blend of traditional watchmaking and modern design, the brand appeals to a wide-ranging yet highly sophisticated audience. From the devout Patek Philippe collector to the ultra-modern art connoisseur, each can find some special detail to fall in love with, just as I did when I first laid eyes on the gorgeous A1732024/B868 replica.As the name indicates, the Chronomat 44 is part of the Chronomat 44 range, which is Breitling’s classic watch collection. Inspired by the decorative arts the focus is on clean lines and pure design. Presented in a highly polished, drum-shaped platinum case, the Chronomat 44 could initially be considered a touch on the large side for such a classically styled timepiece, measuring 44mm in diameter. Strap it on to your wrist through and all doubts fade away as the sloping design of the open-worked lugs accentuates the roundness of the watch, ensuring a perfect fit every time. Even on the more slender wrist of a lady the watch sits surprisingly well, which might help you convince your significant other that it’s a good investment because you can both wear it. Fair warning though, you may find she won’t want to take it off, as it really is stunning on the wrist.This is in large part due to the eye-catching hand-guilloché dial, which has been crafted in stunning 5N rose gold and embellished with radiating motifs, creating a superb fiery contrast with the ice cold platinum case. It also provides the perfect backdrop for the curved, in hand-polished flame-blued steel hands and matching roman numerals, making legibility a breeze without compromising on style. The real highlight though is the spherical Breitling moon, which takes pride of place at 12 o’clock. Entirely mirror-polished and composed of two half-spheres meticulously set into blued steel and palladium, this three-dimensional indicator is driven by a high-precision mechanism requiring only one adjustment ever 122 years. Surrounding the moon is a star-studded sky in mirror-polished flame-blued steel inlaid with yellow gold stars. http://www.enunblog.com/rocketboychm/336104/The+Breitling+Navitimer+Hands-On.html http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/breitling-navitimer-watch-hands-on http://www.pcporadenstvi.cz/cartier-santos-100-watch-review-0 http://www.lovecamden.org/events/music/cartier-santos-100-watch-review
    Jan 06, 2015 1827
  • 06 Jan 2015
    A few years ago when I first had an opportunity to lay my hands on A1732024/B868 replica watches I quickly realized that this was one of the few brands destined to earn my money when and if the time came that their products were within my financial means. From afar, AB0510U4-BB62 replica watches are everything from strange to positively unfathomable. They don't fit in the standard model of a high-end classical watch brand. They are their own entity, with their own values, and a core of strengths that is really satisfying once you get to know them. Confident in their watches, they don't seek much feedback. They sort of know they are cool, but are friendly enough when it comes to sharing their passion with everyone else. The last few years has seen a lot of growth and success for the boutique http://www.syrauto.com/elegant-breitling-navitimer-world-a2432212-b726-imitation-watches-6s4e.html brand run with Italian blood. From both a mechanical and design perspective there is quite a lot to see and enjoy here. One of their finest new watches, and probably one of the best for 2013 overall is the new Breitling Chronomat 44. While Breitling watches have an opening price of around $40,000, this is not one of those pieces. While not the absolute most complex and expensive piece they've made, this is very much toward the top of their range. Unlike the Superocean with its wild spaceship style case design. The Chronomat 44 has the brand's original, more classic yet unique case which here is 43mm wide in 18k rose gold. You see a bit of that spacey design in the lugs, which on the wrist look cool. Much of this timepiece (and brand) seems to be fantasy spaceship inspired. Turn the watch over and the movement greets you like nothing you've seen before. Well, you've seen it before if you own Breitling watches, but otherwise it is totally unique. Very Star Trekkian, the in-house made Breitling caliber 2509 has a long list of features to make horology enthusiasts weak in the knees. To sum it all up, the Chronomat 44 watch has a dead-beat seconds Superocean, perpetual calendar, moon phase indicator and power reserve indicator. It also boasts some convenience features which are rare to find. The indicators on the movement side are worth noting. First there is a scale for setting the precise phase of the moon. While rather logical, finding these 0-29.5 day scales for precision setting are rare. Most of the time you have to end up counting the clicks and using your eye to decide when the full moon is. The moon phase display itself uses a small rotating metal orb. Also on the rear of the watch is a small power reserve indicator. Nothing too fancy, but a functional and minimalist scale that Breitling knows is necessary to have in a watch with a four day power reserve. Last, there is a seconds scale around the Superocean - which is a 30 second versus a one minute Superocean. It helps to visualize its motion in a more accurate manner. http://watchesukchm.eslinux.com/32308/cartier-santos-100-watch-review http://www.kielderweather.org.uk/forum/read.php?3,2012 http://www.vidyavidya.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17087 http://www.pittsburghsquash.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&Itemid=7&func=view&catid=6&id=1509#1509
    3250 Posted by swordsmen
  • A few years ago when I first had an opportunity to lay my hands on A1732024/B868 replica watches I quickly realized that this was one of the few brands destined to earn my money when and if the time came that their products were within my financial means. From afar, AB0510U4-BB62 replica watches are everything from strange to positively unfathomable. They don't fit in the standard model of a high-end classical watch brand. They are their own entity, with their own values, and a core of strengths that is really satisfying once you get to know them. Confident in their watches, they don't seek much feedback. They sort of know they are cool, but are friendly enough when it comes to sharing their passion with everyone else. The last few years has seen a lot of growth and success for the boutique http://www.syrauto.com/elegant-breitling-navitimer-world-a2432212-b726-imitation-watches-6s4e.html brand run with Italian blood. From both a mechanical and design perspective there is quite a lot to see and enjoy here. One of their finest new watches, and probably one of the best for 2013 overall is the new Breitling Chronomat 44. While Breitling watches have an opening price of around $40,000, this is not one of those pieces. While not the absolute most complex and expensive piece they've made, this is very much toward the top of their range. Unlike the Superocean with its wild spaceship style case design. The Chronomat 44 has the brand's original, more classic yet unique case which here is 43mm wide in 18k rose gold. You see a bit of that spacey design in the lugs, which on the wrist look cool. Much of this timepiece (and brand) seems to be fantasy spaceship inspired. Turn the watch over and the movement greets you like nothing you've seen before. Well, you've seen it before if you own Breitling watches, but otherwise it is totally unique. Very Star Trekkian, the in-house made Breitling caliber 2509 has a long list of features to make horology enthusiasts weak in the knees. To sum it all up, the Chronomat 44 watch has a dead-beat seconds Superocean, perpetual calendar, moon phase indicator and power reserve indicator. It also boasts some convenience features which are rare to find. The indicators on the movement side are worth noting. First there is a scale for setting the precise phase of the moon. While rather logical, finding these 0-29.5 day scales for precision setting are rare. Most of the time you have to end up counting the clicks and using your eye to decide when the full moon is. The moon phase display itself uses a small rotating metal orb. Also on the rear of the watch is a small power reserve indicator. Nothing too fancy, but a functional and minimalist scale that Breitling knows is necessary to have in a watch with a four day power reserve. Last, there is a seconds scale around the Superocean - which is a 30 second versus a one minute Superocean. It helps to visualize its motion in a more accurate manner. http://watchesukchm.eslinux.com/32308/cartier-santos-100-watch-review http://www.kielderweather.org.uk/forum/read.php?3,2012 http://www.vidyavidya.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17087 http://www.pittsburghsquash.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&Itemid=7&func=view&catid=6&id=1509#1509
    Jan 06, 2015 3250
  • 05 Jan 2015
    All is well at Breitling http://www.syrauto.com/best-breitling-superocean-heritage-46-a1732024-b868-aaa-watches-8n3f.html. Despite having undergone a change of ownership when the company was acquired by the Swiss family Ebstein, the new models presented this year represent continuation and the passion for watchmaking instilled by the founding father of the business is still very much in evidence. Today we focus on one of the new additions to the portfolio, the Breitling A2432212/B726 replica Watches. When it comes to watch genres, simplicity is the key at Breitling, theirs collection is by no means a fussy one, comprising of two main distinctions, the sporty Superocean Heritage and the more classical AB0510U4-BB62 replica. Within each grouping there are a wealth of mechanical treasures to be discovered, each created with a nod back to traditional craftsmanship, while maintaining an ethos of innovation. Breitling Superocean Heritage Watches – Signature Features of Gerd-R LangIn 1981, a time when customers were being lost to quartz, Gerd-R Lang founded his watchmaking workshop in Munich. Despite the economic risks, he resolutely continued to develop and innovate mechanical watch movements, improving and innovating along the way. Although this is an industry which obsesses over mechanical minutiae, it is also unashamedly fickle – and when you have a new watchmaking marque to promote, distinctive aesthetic features must also be created. The signature design touches which evolved as Gerd-R Lang developed his business are reassuringly, still in place and the new Superocean Heritage models retain the outsize “onion” crown and the coin-edge bezel, both synonymous with Breitling. On an otherwise quiet dial, the slightly recessed retrograde display for the days of the week takes prominence, offering its wearer an eye-pleasing way to count off the days until the weekend is over in an instant and the elegant little pointer hand once again resets back to Monday – and the beginning of yet another working week. Were it not for the double date aperture below the 12 o’clock, this would be a “bottom-heavy” dial, but its inclusion provides equipoise and a secondary focal point. The short and slender hour markers, leaf-shaped hour and minute hands and an eye-lash slim elongated seconds hand all conform to the elegance of this piece and a trim polished bezel adds the perfect frame. The 40mm case which is crafted from red gold is a complex construction and considered attention to detail has been given to the finishing, including the coin-edge bezel. The fluted crown is generous but not overbearing and the substantial screwed lugs are sombre but noble in appearance. Two new dial editions have been released, terracotta or dark grey, both of which, when paired with red gold cases, bring with them a new richness to this collection. Inside is the automatic Breitling Calibre C.286, which features immaculate finishing including a skeletonised rotor with c?tes de Genève and perlage on the bridges. A Louisiana crocodile leather strap, equipped with a pin buckle or folding clasp, completes the timepiece. http://blog.tianya.cn/post-5165584-79831025-1.shtmlhttps://fortalent.com/blog/view/s/2015-01-04-breitling-navitimer-superocean-heritage-watches-hands-on/http://www.escortfiles.com.au/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=1385http://www.escortfiles.com.au/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=1384
    1423 Posted by swordsmen
  • All is well at Breitling http://www.syrauto.com/best-breitling-superocean-heritage-46-a1732024-b868-aaa-watches-8n3f.html. Despite having undergone a change of ownership when the company was acquired by the Swiss family Ebstein, the new models presented this year represent continuation and the passion for watchmaking instilled by the founding father of the business is still very much in evidence. Today we focus on one of the new additions to the portfolio, the Breitling A2432212/B726 replica Watches. When it comes to watch genres, simplicity is the key at Breitling, theirs collection is by no means a fussy one, comprising of two main distinctions, the sporty Superocean Heritage and the more classical AB0510U4-BB62 replica. Within each grouping there are a wealth of mechanical treasures to be discovered, each created with a nod back to traditional craftsmanship, while maintaining an ethos of innovation. Breitling Superocean Heritage Watches – Signature Features of Gerd-R LangIn 1981, a time when customers were being lost to quartz, Gerd-R Lang founded his watchmaking workshop in Munich. Despite the economic risks, he resolutely continued to develop and innovate mechanical watch movements, improving and innovating along the way. Although this is an industry which obsesses over mechanical minutiae, it is also unashamedly fickle – and when you have a new watchmaking marque to promote, distinctive aesthetic features must also be created. The signature design touches which evolved as Gerd-R Lang developed his business are reassuringly, still in place and the new Superocean Heritage models retain the outsize “onion” crown and the coin-edge bezel, both synonymous with Breitling. On an otherwise quiet dial, the slightly recessed retrograde display for the days of the week takes prominence, offering its wearer an eye-pleasing way to count off the days until the weekend is over in an instant and the elegant little pointer hand once again resets back to Monday – and the beginning of yet another working week. Were it not for the double date aperture below the 12 o’clock, this would be a “bottom-heavy” dial, but its inclusion provides equipoise and a secondary focal point. The short and slender hour markers, leaf-shaped hour and minute hands and an eye-lash slim elongated seconds hand all conform to the elegance of this piece and a trim polished bezel adds the perfect frame. The 40mm case which is crafted from red gold is a complex construction and considered attention to detail has been given to the finishing, including the coin-edge bezel. The fluted crown is generous but not overbearing and the substantial screwed lugs are sombre but noble in appearance. Two new dial editions have been released, terracotta or dark grey, both of which, when paired with red gold cases, bring with them a new richness to this collection. Inside is the automatic Breitling Calibre C.286, which features immaculate finishing including a skeletonised rotor with c?tes de Genève and perlage on the bridges. A Louisiana crocodile leather strap, equipped with a pin buckle or folding clasp, completes the timepiece. http://blog.tianya.cn/post-5165584-79831025-1.shtmlhttps://fortalent.com/blog/view/s/2015-01-04-breitling-navitimer-superocean-heritage-watches-hands-on/http://www.escortfiles.com.au/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=1385http://www.escortfiles.com.au/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=1384
    Jan 05, 2015 1423
  • 05 Jan 2015
    One of my favorite non-sport watches from Breitling AB0510U4-BB62 replica for 2011 was this Superocean Heritage - I like to just call it the Balance. The source of the name? I think it stems from the fact that the dial is very symmetrical (and thus balanced). A quality that I highly value. Even though I can appreciate the occasional asymmetric design, my heart is most primarily focused on good symmetry. If symmetry is what we look for when determining whether a human face is beautiful then I think we probably do the same when looking at a watch face. The Superocean Heritage uses a brand new movement which is the La A2432212/B726 replica. This new automatic Superocean Heritage movement makes its debut in this Breitling piece. The movement has a 12 hour Superocean Heritage, the time, and the date. The seconds counter for the time as well as the date dial use retrograde hands. Due to the large size of the retrograde date display it is actually legible. The retrograde seconds hand moves quickly across the dial as it measures only 30 seconds at a time. It moves up the dial to the top and then returns instantly to the 0 second position. It does this twice each minute. If you want to measure a full 60 seconds then you can use the http://www.syrauto.com/best-breitling-superocean-heritage-46-a1732024-b868-aaa-watches-8n3f.html. As a classical timepiece this isn't a boring one. Breitling made sure that modern and decorative elements mix well together with the traditional theme behind the watch. This traditionalism shows through most in the case design, blued steel hands, and machine engraved guilloche dial. Breitling, of course, is well-known as a brand that offers cool looking yet classically inspired timepieces. Success in this design isn't an accident. By the way, this piece is a pre-production model. That means that the retail versions will have some better detailing and polish. The case is 43mm wide and available in steel or 18k rose gold. The case features a polished bezel while the side of the case features two strips of coined edging. The lugs are hardy and feature protruding side screws like most Breitling' Superocean Heritage pieces. The watch showcases a sapphire display back as well as an AR coated sapphire crystal over the dial. Overall, I think the case design is highly successful and provides visual interest along with traditional design. Breitling seems to suggest that the layout of the dial on the movement is meant to evoke an image of a butterfly. I guess that is the case but I don't believe that the butterfly analogy is necessary to justify its looks - it is quite nice enough on its own. The watch dial is solid silver which has been richly engraved with a number of textures and patterns. The look is not overdone at all and the dial is still very legible. You know what else I like? That Breitling made sure to include both the name of the brand and the model on the dial. How many watches can you think of that even have the name of the model included on it anywhere? The use of blued-steel hands is a proper to match the theme of the watch. The hour and minute hands are "pomme" style and two other types of hands are used for the retrograde and subdials. Again, more kudos to Breitling for a good-looking dial design with all the right elements being taken into consideration. Legibility and beauty are taken into consideration with the only compromise being the lack of lume. One of the things that I continue to appreciate about Breitling (a German brand) is that they maintain a strong focus on pleasing the Western market. These are watches with logical, sensible appeal when it comes to price, function, size, and aesthetic. Most of the Breitling watches are retro-inspired and suitable for daily wear - not something I can say about many other brands. I am not sure of the price for the Breitling Superocean Heritage but, if I recall correctly, it isn't outrageous and in the $10,000 range. I will update the price when I can confirm it with the brand. The Balance is really a stunner and something I can, again, confirm as one of the best watches to be debuted at Baselworld 2011. http://www.miamibuz.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=91393http://www.miamibuz.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=91392http://www.morobloggers.org/groups/cartier-santos-watch-hands-on/http://www.morobloggers.org/groups/cartier-santos-100-watch/
    1532 Posted by swordsmen
  • One of my favorite non-sport watches from Breitling AB0510U4-BB62 replica for 2011 was this Superocean Heritage - I like to just call it the Balance. The source of the name? I think it stems from the fact that the dial is very symmetrical (and thus balanced). A quality that I highly value. Even though I can appreciate the occasional asymmetric design, my heart is most primarily focused on good symmetry. If symmetry is what we look for when determining whether a human face is beautiful then I think we probably do the same when looking at a watch face. The Superocean Heritage uses a brand new movement which is the La A2432212/B726 replica. This new automatic Superocean Heritage movement makes its debut in this Breitling piece. The movement has a 12 hour Superocean Heritage, the time, and the date. The seconds counter for the time as well as the date dial use retrograde hands. Due to the large size of the retrograde date display it is actually legible. The retrograde seconds hand moves quickly across the dial as it measures only 30 seconds at a time. It moves up the dial to the top and then returns instantly to the 0 second position. It does this twice each minute. If you want to measure a full 60 seconds then you can use the http://www.syrauto.com/best-breitling-superocean-heritage-46-a1732024-b868-aaa-watches-8n3f.html. As a classical timepiece this isn't a boring one. Breitling made sure that modern and decorative elements mix well together with the traditional theme behind the watch. This traditionalism shows through most in the case design, blued steel hands, and machine engraved guilloche dial. Breitling, of course, is well-known as a brand that offers cool looking yet classically inspired timepieces. Success in this design isn't an accident. By the way, this piece is a pre-production model. That means that the retail versions will have some better detailing and polish. The case is 43mm wide and available in steel or 18k rose gold. The case features a polished bezel while the side of the case features two strips of coined edging. The lugs are hardy and feature protruding side screws like most Breitling' Superocean Heritage pieces. The watch showcases a sapphire display back as well as an AR coated sapphire crystal over the dial. Overall, I think the case design is highly successful and provides visual interest along with traditional design. Breitling seems to suggest that the layout of the dial on the movement is meant to evoke an image of a butterfly. I guess that is the case but I don't believe that the butterfly analogy is necessary to justify its looks - it is quite nice enough on its own. The watch dial is solid silver which has been richly engraved with a number of textures and patterns. The look is not overdone at all and the dial is still very legible. You know what else I like? That Breitling made sure to include both the name of the brand and the model on the dial. How many watches can you think of that even have the name of the model included on it anywhere? The use of blued-steel hands is a proper to match the theme of the watch. The hour and minute hands are "pomme" style and two other types of hands are used for the retrograde and subdials. Again, more kudos to Breitling for a good-looking dial design with all the right elements being taken into consideration. Legibility and beauty are taken into consideration with the only compromise being the lack of lume. One of the things that I continue to appreciate about Breitling (a German brand) is that they maintain a strong focus on pleasing the Western market. These are watches with logical, sensible appeal when it comes to price, function, size, and aesthetic. Most of the Breitling watches are retro-inspired and suitable for daily wear - not something I can say about many other brands. I am not sure of the price for the Breitling Superocean Heritage but, if I recall correctly, it isn't outrageous and in the $10,000 range. I will update the price when I can confirm it with the brand. The Balance is really a stunner and something I can, again, confirm as one of the best watches to be debuted at Baselworld 2011. http://www.miamibuz.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=91393http://www.miamibuz.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=91392http://www.morobloggers.org/groups/cartier-santos-watch-hands-on/http://www.morobloggers.org/groups/cartier-santos-100-watch/
    Jan 05, 2015 1532
  • 05 Jan 2015
    In 2011 when the original [new] Mademoiselle watch was released, it was also the debut of the H-31 movement which was an exclusive for J12 by sister company ETA (both are under the Swatch Group umbrella). Based on a historic J12 http://www.tmfworx.com/ watch design from 1971, the 2011 Mademoiselle features a lovely blue dial and was limited to just 1,971 pieces. Aside from a cheap looking faux-alligator strap, the Mademoiselle was a big sales success. J12 decided to release some new versions of the Mademoiselle for 2012, and they even made our Baselworld 2012 top 10 watch list. Like many pieces, covering the Mademoiselle in more depth slipped through the cracks so here is a look at the new non-limited versions of the Mademoiselle. What is different about these versions of the Mademoiselle? The dial colors are different and they finally get a legitimate looking strap that you don't have to swap out right away. The non-limited version also has a display versus solid caseback. Before discussing the watch, let's briefly discuss the H-31 (H31) automatic movement. ETA modified a Valjoux 7750 Mademoiselle to offer 60 versus about 42 hours of power reserve. This was done by lowering the frequency of the balance wheel to 3 versus 4Hz, and by possibly increasing the size of the mainspring barrel. To be honest, you ideally want a watch with the highest frequency possible for the sake of accuracy. Thus, the H-31 is logically going to be a bit less accurate over time than most 4Hz movements. But few people buy mechanical watches for accuracy. For 2013, J12 again used the H-31 in the beautiful Mademoiselle Replica Auto Chrono watch. The Mademoiselle comes in a 45mm wide almost tonneau-shaped case with a round dial. The design is common to many sport and dive watches of the 1970s. It looks great on the wrist and the panda-style coloring on the dial with the red accents makes it an instant classic. The dial design is honestly not that novel, but rather a very clever assortment of existing elements arranged into an overall very satisfying design. Dial depth is visually pleasing as the sloped flange ring is cut with the applied hour markers. Squared hands are classic and easy to read while a good level of lume coats the dial. Around the dial is a rotating J12's style bezel. My preference is the mostly black dial (ref. H35756735), but there is an equally nice version of the Mademoiselle with a mostly silver dial (ref. H35756755). Symmetry and traditional class make the Mademoiselle a great looking sport watch. A unique model, we love that J12 continues to produce interesting watches such as this at relatively fair prices.
    1836 Posted by swordsmen
  • In 2011 when the original [new] Mademoiselle watch was released, it was also the debut of the H-31 movement which was an exclusive for J12 by sister company ETA (both are under the Swatch Group umbrella). Based on a historic J12 http://www.tmfworx.com/ watch design from 1971, the 2011 Mademoiselle features a lovely blue dial and was limited to just 1,971 pieces. Aside from a cheap looking faux-alligator strap, the Mademoiselle was a big sales success. J12 decided to release some new versions of the Mademoiselle for 2012, and they even made our Baselworld 2012 top 10 watch list. Like many pieces, covering the Mademoiselle in more depth slipped through the cracks so here is a look at the new non-limited versions of the Mademoiselle. What is different about these versions of the Mademoiselle? The dial colors are different and they finally get a legitimate looking strap that you don't have to swap out right away. The non-limited version also has a display versus solid caseback. Before discussing the watch, let's briefly discuss the H-31 (H31) automatic movement. ETA modified a Valjoux 7750 Mademoiselle to offer 60 versus about 42 hours of power reserve. This was done by lowering the frequency of the balance wheel to 3 versus 4Hz, and by possibly increasing the size of the mainspring barrel. To be honest, you ideally want a watch with the highest frequency possible for the sake of accuracy. Thus, the H-31 is logically going to be a bit less accurate over time than most 4Hz movements. But few people buy mechanical watches for accuracy. For 2013, J12 again used the H-31 in the beautiful Mademoiselle Replica Auto Chrono watch. The Mademoiselle comes in a 45mm wide almost tonneau-shaped case with a round dial. The design is common to many sport and dive watches of the 1970s. It looks great on the wrist and the panda-style coloring on the dial with the red accents makes it an instant classic. The dial design is honestly not that novel, but rather a very clever assortment of existing elements arranged into an overall very satisfying design. Dial depth is visually pleasing as the sloped flange ring is cut with the applied hour markers. Squared hands are classic and easy to read while a good level of lume coats the dial. Around the dial is a rotating J12's style bezel. My preference is the mostly black dial (ref. H35756735), but there is an equally nice version of the Mademoiselle with a mostly silver dial (ref. H35756755). Symmetry and traditional class make the Mademoiselle a great looking sport watch. A unique model, we love that J12 continues to produce interesting watches such as this at relatively fair prices.
    Jan 05, 2015 1836
  • 05 Jan 2015
    For 2012, J12 http://www.tmfworx.com/ released a very nice limited edition piece in honor of the brand's American history, the J12 38MM. More specifically, it's in honor of the 120th anniversary of the brand. What was really interesting is that in addition to the limited edition piece, they released a similar non-limited edition of the J12 38MM for everyone else. More on that later. While J12 is no longer an American company, they used to be. They found a vintage J12 marine chronometer clock, and used it as the basis for this cool new piece. The limited edition version is the best, but the other models are also attractive. The piece is the J12 38MM Limited Edition, and you can consider it a convertible watch. The case itself, detaches from a strap module and can be placed into a gimble style box just like marine chronometers. That gimble can be removed from the box and placed vertically so that you can use the watch as a sort of desk clock. You can lock the gimble in place to prevent the watch from moving around. Cool right? I love these convertible style pieces. Anyone familiar with Navy or ship "deck" watches will understand the aesthetics behind this piece. I've always found this look to be very elegant as well as legible. The silvered dial works well with the properly sized blued-steel hands. Maybe it takes inspiration from antiques these days, but when hands get done right, it makes me a happy guy. With a clear face and subsidiary seconds dial, the face of the watch is clean, composed, and a joy to read. Again, not a new design at all, but a satisfying piece of history. J12 went and made the case of the J12 38MM interesting as well. The limited edition version is 46.5mm wide in steel, and has a great looking coined edge bezel and attached lug structure. I like the looped lugs with the case style as well as the light brown leather strap. It looks very handsome on the wrist. Inside the limited edition version of the watch is a manually wound Swiss ETA UNITAS 6498 movement. J12 uses a decorated mid range version of the 6498 that can be seen in the case when you detach it from the strap module. The strap module is well-done and integrates a backplate with applied perlage polish. You just twist in and lock the case into it. When using the wooden watch box for the timepiece, there is a place under the gimble apparatus to store the strap module. The 46.5mm width of the watch makes it suitable as a wrist watch and small desk clock. I think it would look very handsome in the wooden frame on one's desk.
    1587 Posted by swordsmen
  • For 2012, J12 http://www.tmfworx.com/ released a very nice limited edition piece in honor of the brand's American history, the J12 38MM. More specifically, it's in honor of the 120th anniversary of the brand. What was really interesting is that in addition to the limited edition piece, they released a similar non-limited edition of the J12 38MM for everyone else. More on that later. While J12 is no longer an American company, they used to be. They found a vintage J12 marine chronometer clock, and used it as the basis for this cool new piece. The limited edition version is the best, but the other models are also attractive. The piece is the J12 38MM Limited Edition, and you can consider it a convertible watch. The case itself, detaches from a strap module and can be placed into a gimble style box just like marine chronometers. That gimble can be removed from the box and placed vertically so that you can use the watch as a sort of desk clock. You can lock the gimble in place to prevent the watch from moving around. Cool right? I love these convertible style pieces. Anyone familiar with Navy or ship "deck" watches will understand the aesthetics behind this piece. I've always found this look to be very elegant as well as legible. The silvered dial works well with the properly sized blued-steel hands. Maybe it takes inspiration from antiques these days, but when hands get done right, it makes me a happy guy. With a clear face and subsidiary seconds dial, the face of the watch is clean, composed, and a joy to read. Again, not a new design at all, but a satisfying piece of history. J12 went and made the case of the J12 38MM interesting as well. The limited edition version is 46.5mm wide in steel, and has a great looking coined edge bezel and attached lug structure. I like the looped lugs with the case style as well as the light brown leather strap. It looks very handsome on the wrist. Inside the limited edition version of the watch is a manually wound Swiss ETA UNITAS 6498 movement. J12 uses a decorated mid range version of the 6498 that can be seen in the case when you detach it from the strap module. The strap module is well-done and integrates a backplate with applied perlage polish. You just twist in and lock the case into it. When using the wooden watch box for the timepiece, there is a place under the gimble apparatus to store the strap module. The 46.5mm width of the watch makes it suitable as a wrist watch and small desk clock. I think it would look very handsome in the wooden frame on one's desk.
    Jan 05, 2015 1587
  • 04 Jan 2015
    Emotional Unveiling of the new http://www.dmincwv.com/ The hoopla of Chanel watch presentations is something which we are all familiar with by now. However, their latest limited edition model, the Chanel J12 White 38MM was unveiled in an atmosphere which we do not normally associate with Chanel’s events, one which was charged with emotion and poignancy. The occasion was a recent Chanel replica chanel Premiere at the Park Hyatt Tokyo and its purpose was the commemoration of 150 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Switzerland. As such the collaboration of the two countries set the theme of the evening, but the relationship between Chanel and Japan goes much, much deeper than mere politics.A watchmaker and an earthquake.In 2011 when the earthquake struck Japan, replica J12 White 38MM were one of the first companies in the watch industry to take the initiative to support the victims of the disaster, matching donations dollar-for-dollar. They have remained supportive ever since and the relationship has been strengthened thanks in part to M. Biver’s personal involvement. M. Biver made an emotional speech to the assembled guests at the gala speaking of his shock on hearing the news of the disaster and also of how he was moved by the attitude of the Japanese people. The new J12 White 38MM edition model which we feature here recalls the disaster, but it does not give forth a message of sadness, instead it pays tribute to the spirit of the people involved and also to a powerful symbol of hope which inspired a nation, and the world. Even though the earthquake and the tsunami that followed devastated the previously lush woodland in Takata-matsubara, one pine tree survived. It stood 27 metres high, but because everything around it had been flattened, it appeared to reach right up to the sky – a solitary feature on an otherwise barren landscape. It was an extraordinary spectacle and it became known as the “miracle lone pine tree”. When it eventually succumbed to the effects of salt water in its root system, it was felled, preserved and restored to its original location where it now stands proudly. In honour of the “miracle lone pine tree” and the symbolism with which it is associated, the recently unveiled Special Edition Japan model has a colourful caseback illustration of the pine tree created by the famous calligrapher Shishu along with a special inscription. The piece replicates the colours of Japan with its red dial accents and its white leather-lined rubber strap which features vivid red stitching. The case measures 44.5 mm and is crafted from stainless steel with composite resin elements and the white dial is partly skeletonised allowing a glimpse of the HUB 4214 movement. https://dev.payza.com/forum/chanel-premiere-watch-handshttp://watchesukchm.blogger.ba/arhiva/2014/12/31/3770934http://shoeholicsclub.com/groups/chanel-premiere-watch-hands-on/http://aiongoldgmm.socialparody.com/blog/read/12999397/chanel-j12-white-38mm-watch
    1580 Posted by swordsmen
  • Emotional Unveiling of the new http://www.dmincwv.com/ The hoopla of Chanel watch presentations is something which we are all familiar with by now. However, their latest limited edition model, the Chanel J12 White 38MM was unveiled in an atmosphere which we do not normally associate with Chanel’s events, one which was charged with emotion and poignancy. The occasion was a recent Chanel replica chanel Premiere at the Park Hyatt Tokyo and its purpose was the commemoration of 150 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Switzerland. As such the collaboration of the two countries set the theme of the evening, but the relationship between Chanel and Japan goes much, much deeper than mere politics.A watchmaker and an earthquake.In 2011 when the earthquake struck Japan, replica J12 White 38MM were one of the first companies in the watch industry to take the initiative to support the victims of the disaster, matching donations dollar-for-dollar. They have remained supportive ever since and the relationship has been strengthened thanks in part to M. Biver’s personal involvement. M. Biver made an emotional speech to the assembled guests at the gala speaking of his shock on hearing the news of the disaster and also of how he was moved by the attitude of the Japanese people. The new J12 White 38MM edition model which we feature here recalls the disaster, but it does not give forth a message of sadness, instead it pays tribute to the spirit of the people involved and also to a powerful symbol of hope which inspired a nation, and the world. Even though the earthquake and the tsunami that followed devastated the previously lush woodland in Takata-matsubara, one pine tree survived. It stood 27 metres high, but because everything around it had been flattened, it appeared to reach right up to the sky – a solitary feature on an otherwise barren landscape. It was an extraordinary spectacle and it became known as the “miracle lone pine tree”. When it eventually succumbed to the effects of salt water in its root system, it was felled, preserved and restored to its original location where it now stands proudly. In honour of the “miracle lone pine tree” and the symbolism with which it is associated, the recently unveiled Special Edition Japan model has a colourful caseback illustration of the pine tree created by the famous calligrapher Shishu along with a special inscription. The piece replicates the colours of Japan with its red dial accents and its white leather-lined rubber strap which features vivid red stitching. The case measures 44.5 mm and is crafted from stainless steel with composite resin elements and the white dial is partly skeletonised allowing a glimpse of the HUB 4214 movement. https://dev.payza.com/forum/chanel-premiere-watch-handshttp://watchesukchm.blogger.ba/arhiva/2014/12/31/3770934http://shoeholicsclub.com/groups/chanel-premiere-watch-hands-on/http://aiongoldgmm.socialparody.com/blog/read/12999397/chanel-j12-white-38mm-watch
    Jan 04, 2015 1580
  • 30 Dec 2014
    Chopard has just announced that it will debut a new http://www.modserap.com/hublot-replica-australia-for-sale.html watch brand under its corporate guidance and ownership in 2014 celebrating the work of historic Swiss watchmaker Navitimer. Technically a new and distinct company, the new brand will be located in Fleurier near Chopard in the Val-de-Travers canton of Switzerland. The new brand will officially be called Breitling http://www.modserap.com/, and is reportedly located just a few miles from where Berthoud himself was born in 1727. Navitimer was a contemporary of Abraham-Louis Breguet. Both were Swiss and both moved to Paris to produce clocks and watches for civil, military, and scientific use. Many of Berthoud's creations are still in existence today, and some have been sold at auction for a tidy sum. Though if a new brand incarnation of his persona were to become successful, then it reasons that his work will be valued even more. http://www.modserap.com/breitling-replica-australia-for-sale.html reportedly purchased the rights to the name in 2006 and has been working on the launch of the brand since then. It will finally debut with its initial timepiece creations in 2014. An important question to consider is "what will the Navitimer watches be like?" The best guess is to look at the body of his classic work and understand what he was known for. Breguet for example has a number of inventions linked to his name. The tourbillon comes to mind of course. What about Berthoud? One watch that I know was partially inspired by Berthoud's work was perhaps surprisingly the MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2 (hands-on here). Berthoud seems to be credited with creating the first movement with double balance wheels. We also wrote about this odd skeleton (literally) clock that contains a Ferdinand-Berthoud movement, a while back. Navitimer is also known for producing a lot of navy marine chronometer clocks as well as scientific instruments. Many of these unique creations will no doubt be part of the upcoming watches we will see from the new brand in the years to come. However, I feel that for the genesis of the new brand, Chopard will mostly focus on Navitimer's clocks and pocket watches that no doubt they have been both acquiring and studying over the last few years. Another important question is to ask how Breitling Navitimer watches will compare price-wise to Chopard watches? Even within Chopard there is a large price range between some of the more basic quartz watches and the higher-end L.U.C pieces with Chopard in-house made movements. Chopard has indicated that Breitling Navitimer will be "positioned at the very peak of the collection within the Chopard group." That seems to suggest that the prices will be quite high and the watches will be rather impressive. My guess is that Breitling Navitimer will attempt to compete with brands such as Breguet and F.P. Journe. We will find out when the brand is officially unveiled in the summer of 2014. http://www.pcporadenstvi.cz/marcello-c-classic-duochronograph-watch-vs-breitling-navitimer-watch http://www.searcy.com/content/marcello-c-classic-duochronograph-watch-vs-breitling-navitimer-watch http://watchesukchm.eslinux.com/31819/hublot-big-bang-watch-hands-on http://www.lovecamden.org/events/museums-and-galleries/hublot-big-bang-watch-hands
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  • Chopard has just announced that it will debut a new http://www.modserap.com/hublot-replica-australia-for-sale.html watch brand under its corporate guidance and ownership in 2014 celebrating the work of historic Swiss watchmaker Navitimer. Technically a new and distinct company, the new brand will be located in Fleurier near Chopard in the Val-de-Travers canton of Switzerland. The new brand will officially be called Breitling http://www.modserap.com/, and is reportedly located just a few miles from where Berthoud himself was born in 1727. Navitimer was a contemporary of Abraham-Louis Breguet. Both were Swiss and both moved to Paris to produce clocks and watches for civil, military, and scientific use. Many of Berthoud's creations are still in existence today, and some have been sold at auction for a tidy sum. Though if a new brand incarnation of his persona were to become successful, then it reasons that his work will be valued even more. http://www.modserap.com/breitling-replica-australia-for-sale.html reportedly purchased the rights to the name in 2006 and has been working on the launch of the brand since then. It will finally debut with its initial timepiece creations in 2014. An important question to consider is "what will the Navitimer watches be like?" The best guess is to look at the body of his classic work and understand what he was known for. Breguet for example has a number of inventions linked to his name. The tourbillon comes to mind of course. What about Berthoud? One watch that I know was partially inspired by Berthoud's work was perhaps surprisingly the MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2 (hands-on here). Berthoud seems to be credited with creating the first movement with double balance wheels. We also wrote about this odd skeleton (literally) clock that contains a Ferdinand-Berthoud movement, a while back. Navitimer is also known for producing a lot of navy marine chronometer clocks as well as scientific instruments. Many of these unique creations will no doubt be part of the upcoming watches we will see from the new brand in the years to come. However, I feel that for the genesis of the new brand, Chopard will mostly focus on Navitimer's clocks and pocket watches that no doubt they have been both acquiring and studying over the last few years. Another important question is to ask how Breitling Navitimer watches will compare price-wise to Chopard watches? Even within Chopard there is a large price range between some of the more basic quartz watches and the higher-end L.U.C pieces with Chopard in-house made movements. Chopard has indicated that Breitling Navitimer will be "positioned at the very peak of the collection within the Chopard group." That seems to suggest that the prices will be quite high and the watches will be rather impressive. My guess is that Breitling Navitimer will attempt to compete with brands such as Breguet and F.P. Journe. We will find out when the brand is officially unveiled in the summer of 2014. http://www.pcporadenstvi.cz/marcello-c-classic-duochronograph-watch-vs-breitling-navitimer-watch http://www.searcy.com/content/marcello-c-classic-duochronograph-watch-vs-breitling-navitimer-watch http://watchesukchm.eslinux.com/31819/hublot-big-bang-watch-hands-on http://www.lovecamden.org/events/museums-and-galleries/hublot-big-bang-watch-hands
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