The Avenger Hurricane squadron now welcomes a new member featuring a more conventional 12-hour mode. The Breitling Avenger Hurricane 12H. The newest of the well-known Avenger Hurricane line retains the original 50mm diameter. The main change lies in the fact that Manufacture Breitling Caliber 01 now replaces the Caliber B12. Made from Breitlight which is no less than 3.3 times lighter than titanium and 5.8 lighter than steel, yet significantly harder.
The luminescent hands and numerals, along with a sapphire crystal glare proofed on both sides, guarantees maximum legibility in every circumstance. The unidirectional rotating bezel is equipped with four rider tabs serving to memorize times. Like all Avenger models, the push knobs and crown are fitted with a non-slip grip ensuring optimal handling.
The exclusive strap combines comfort and sturdiness, with a rubber inner lining and sides and an exterior made of anthracite high-resistance Military textile fiber. The watch will be priced at $8,390.
The new edition of the Frederique Constant Classic Worldtimer Manufacture features a 42-mm case made of rose-gold-plated stainless steel,designed for tracking time in 24 of the world’s cities. Powered by Frederique Constant’s in-house developed, produced and assembled caliber composed of 139 parts this FC-718 caliber features Perlages and Côtes de Genève decoration, and holds a 42hours power reserve.
The date is displayed on a large subdial at 6 o’clock by a small hand, and the hours are marked by large luminous dot indices.
Available online @Frederique Constant Price CHF 3,795
Ulysse Nardin Minute Repeater features gold cranes that move up and down in time to the chimes of the minute repeater.The glimmering champlevé rig, rises majestically from the black sea, with its delicately wrought waves in the foreground,while in the background, another golden rig works industriously away.
The champlevé enamel technique is a difficult art to master. There are only a handful of artisans in the world who can work with this 12th-century technique. The three-step process starts with the engraver drawing and carving the desired design on a gold plate in 3-D form. Then it goes to the enameler, who fills the shapes with different colored enamels. The third and final step involves the engraver bringing the polished dial to life by chiseling away the burned enamel.
The North Sea Minute Repeater is powered by Ulysse Nardin’s Caliber UN-73 manual winding movement. It offers a 36-hour power reserve, hour and minute function, and minute repeater function along with animated Jaquemarts. Limited to just 18 pieces, the watch comes with a black leather strap with a gold folding buckle.
BR 03-94 RS17 chronograph watch represents part 1 of a trilogy set to launch later this year at Baselworld. Inspired by Formula 1 and takes its design and materials cues from the Renault Sport Formula One (R.S. 17) . The BR 03-94 RS17 is powered by the Calibreautomatic movement and is equipped with the latest innovative materials used in the racing world. They include a shock-resistant 42mm ceramic case and a sporty carbon fiber dial, featuring a design that evokes the steering wheel of the Renault Sport Formula One Car.and finished with a woven black leather strap.
Limited edition series of only 500 pieces