Corum Admiral’s Cup Seafender

Corum Admiral’s Cup SeafenderCorum second consecutive year sponsoring the race Bol d’Or Mirabaud, passing the 73 year waters of Lake Geneva. In honor of her brand has released Chronograph Admiral’s Cup Seafender 48 Chrono. Series is limited to 30 copies.

Watch case diameter of 48 mm is made in the form of dodecahedron. Material – Titanium with blue PVD-coated. Water Resistant – 300 meters. Dial with black trim «Clous de Paris», twelve gold marine pendants, the usual time index is not instead of them – minute scale. A model of automatic, certified COSC. Power reserve is 48 hours. Functions: hours, minutes, small seconds dial, date and chronograph.

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Girard PerregauxUntil the middle of the XVIII century the sailors did not have precise methods for its location in the ocean. Therefore, they often strayed a long time, and sometimes lost in the depths of the sea. To remedy the situation the British Parliament in 1714, announced a reward of 20 thousand pounds to anyone who would be able to find a way to determine longitude to within half a degree. Among other scientists engaged in this problem the British watchmaker John Harrison. After many successes and failures, he created a marine chronometer H-4, which won the award.

Girard Perregaux manufactory released in honor of engineer hours John Harrison. U chronometer round body of 18-karat white gold. On an enamel dial depicts travel route from Portsmouth to the English at Port Royal (Jamaica) and back, which made ​​the son of John Harrison to test the reliability of H-4 hours. Circulation of the series – 50 copies.

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Age of silicon

Patek PhilippeChronometer limited edition Patek Philippe Advanced Research for several years now equipped with spiral balance Spiromax, made ​​from a material Silinvar. It does not require lubrication, does not react to temperature changes, is not affected by magnetic fields and corrosion. The use of a spiral balance ensures stability frequency vph and, ultimately, to improve the accuracy of the clock. Last year there was a spiral, for example, automatic Caliber 324 and a chronograph CH 28-520. But this company is small, she plans to transfer to silinvar all their new tools.

The birth site Oscillomax noted the presentation of a limited edition of 300 hours with the mechanisms of Caliber 240 Q Si. All three of these gauges are present and can be seen – through the sapphire cover automatic chronograph Ref. 5550P, who became the first receptacle for innovative site. Hours complicated perpetual calendar, power reserve of 70 hours.

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Chopard L.U.C. XP Urushi

ChopardIn a new series hours Chopard L.U.C. XP Urushi traditional Japanese art mingled with the skill of Swiss watchmakers.

Working on the clock, the company cooperated with Kiichiro Masumura – in Japan, this master is considered one of the nation’s treasures. Along with him Chopard watchmakers have created ultrathin timepieces with unique dials in the technique Urush. This has no analogues in the world of paint, made ​​from the sap of the tree of the same name. It is collected in very small quantities once a year. The resin is stored for 3 to 5 years before its start processing into paint.

On the chronometer shows the main elements of the universe on which the Chinese philosophy. Five of legendary creatures – a dragon with a blue horn, Phoenix, the mythical Japanese lion with scales (Qilin) ​​in the moonlight, a tiger and Genbu (a cross between snakes and turtles) correspond to the five elements – wood, fire, earth, metal and water. On three dials are depicted peacock, fish, and jungle.

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BreitlingAt the end of April in Germany, the Swiss watch brand Breitling announced his desire to fund a project preparing to fly one of the three remaining aircraft in the world Breitling Super Constellation, also announced the release of limited edition of the legendary chronograph Navitimer Super Constellation.

Model has a round stainless steel case with a diameter of 42 mm, on the back cover is engraved silhouette of the aircraft, as well as its main technical parameters and characteristics. Black dial, hands and hour indexes – are white. The model is equipped with an automatic mechanism Breitling 23.

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