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Featured here is F.P. Journe’s first ever watch developed expressly for the Only Watch 2015 Charity Auction. Called the Tourbillon Souverain Bleu, it’s the first tourbillon watch to be encased in tantalum, a rare gray-blue metal found in the earth’s crust that is highly resistant to corrosion and often used in high quality medical instruments.
Watchmakers have taken inspiration from all kinds of sources, works of art, sports cars, aircraft, but German watchmakers Schaumburg took their inspiration from bullfrogs. AQM Bullfrog watches form part of the Schaumburg Aquamatic range of extremely robust and highly pressure-proof watches.
Just two or three years ago Maurice Lacroix’s fortunes seemed to be on the rise, with the brand eagerly venturing into the high-end of watchmaking. Now, with the Swiss luxury watch slowdown, Maurice Lacroix’s parent company, DKSH Holdings AG, has put the company up for sale at an asking price of CHF100 million.
SAINT HONORE, which is celebrating its 130th anniversary this year, introduces Artcode Lady. It combines elegant proportions and classic styling with an innovative touch. The first design element that achieves stand out is the bezel with its decorative screws, a recognisable signature of the Artcode line.
British Racing Green seems to be the must have dial color of the moment, and now boutique watchmaker DuBois et Fils, said to be Switzerland's oldest having been established in 1785, has joined the fray with their own version - the DBF003-07, limited to just 99 pieces. The 40mm multi-part case of the 3-hand self-winding watch features a two-disc large date and a small seconds counter made from brushed and polished stainless steel 316L.
At the risk of teaching seasoned Watchuseekers how to suck eggs, below is an infographic on how to spot fake Rolex, OMEGA and TAG Heuer watches. While there are many knowledgeable watch collectors on Watchuseek, there is always a steady stream of enthusiastic but uncertain newbies to the site who may find such advice informative and helpful.
The Bremont MBII "Topper Edition", is a limited edition watch to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Topper Fine Jewelers. Watchuseek sponsors Topper Jewelers are a family owned business established in 1940. Today the bricks and mortar store is based in Burlingame California and they are authorized dealers for a wide variety of well-known brands including OMEGA, Glashütte Original, Longines, Zenith, Ball, Bremont, Oris, Anonimo, Ernst Benz, Ebel, Rado, Hamilton, Michele and more.
Continuing on from Part 1 posted yesterday, the albums presented here have withstood the test of time and become regarded as the ten best albums of all time; ground breaking, musically brilliant and hugely influential.
As of yesterday, July 8, at the internationally recognized Comic-Con International, the STAR WARS | Nixon Ranger in Stormtrooper White and Imperial Pilot Black has been made available in limited quantities on both Nixon.com and on-site at Comic Con, San Diego July 9 thru 12, while stocks last.
The albums presented here have withstood the test of time and become regarded, at least as far as the authoritative music journal Rolling Stone is concerned, as the ten best albums of all time; ground breaking, musically brilliant and hugely influential.