News from the Watch Industry
Ardent Linde Werdelin fans are already aware of this new special edition Oktopus, but for those who do not follow every move the brand makes, this is their latest adventure. Shrouded in secrecy, Frømandskorpset (Frogman Corps) is the Naval Special Operations Force in the Danish Military.
Casio, whose latest watch the PRO TREK PRG300 we featured last week, has announced that it has partnered with the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA). As part of the new partnership, Casio’s popular PRO TREK line will be the ‘official watch’ brand of the AMGA instructor team, and will equip the most talented mountain guides in the United States with outdoor timepieces complete with all the necessary functions to help guide their journeys.
Life is all about decisions, and in the sixties American consumers roundly rejected a vehicle known as the Citroen 2CV, which was a top seller throughout Europe and much of the rest of the world. It was a time when American car manufacturers were still competing as to who could produce the biggest car with the largest engine and the flashiest fins.
At Baselworld 2015 held in in March, TAG Heuer launched its first special edition CR7 chronometers, in black and football pitch-green – created in close collaboration with its ambassador, Real Madrid footballing superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
Pascal Raffy, owner of Bovet, together with the artisans of the DIMIER 1738 Manufactures have unveiled the Amadeo® Fleurier Virtuoso IV. This new version has the same features as the Tourbillon Virtuoso introduced in 2013, which showcases jumping hours indicated by a disk appearing in an aperture situated in the center of the movement.
Family owned watchmakers Frederique Constant are passionate supporters of charitable causes, especially those affecting children. They are continuing their support for Only Watch this year with a specially designed and unique Horological Smartwatch.
Bell & Ross has quite literally pushed the boat out for this year’s Only Watch charity auction, producing a pirate themed bronze watch that looks like it has been submerged deep in the briny for the past two centuries.
Bulova, whose headquarters are in the world famous Empire State Building in New York, is owned by Citizen. Together they form the world’s largest watchmaker.
Casio has released the latest addition to its popular outdoor PRO TREK line – the PRG300. This rugged timepiece is smaller in size compared to other PRO TREK models and comes equipped with Casio’s Triple Sensor Version 3 Technology, Tough Solar Power and more, making it an ideal tool watch for outdoor adventurers.
Jorg Schauer, owner of Stowa, recently unveiled his new Flieger Klassik Sport, which has been increased in size from 40mm to 43mm. This is Stowa’s best selling pilot's watch and is closely modelled on the Luftwaffe B-Uhr.