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The first major change is the diameter: The brand new releases all quantify 47mm wide and an impressive 18.8mm high. Smartly, however, the lugs are short and curved to allow a close fit to the wrist. Of the 18.8mm of elevation, 8mm of this is down to the sapphire crystal. This is seemingly no mean feat: obtaining a perfect finish on a Sapphire component of the depth, curvature, and essential consistency is actual obstacle. Corum Watches Vancouver Replica achieves this unusual effect by starting out with a block of crystal clear and squeezing it into a bubble-like shape, prior to polishing to absolute clarity.To get the most out of the feature, the designers of the Corum Bubble watches, decided to match the timepieces using “Op-art” (optical-art) dials. These clever patterns provide the feeling of motion, in addition to depth and shadow. Though level, the dials have a level of existence. Both watches utilise Super-LumiNova on the palms. The magnifying sapphire crystal has this affect on the horizontal dials that they seem to be aggressively domed themselves. With this arresting design leaping from the watch, it is a lot easier to understand why this crazy contraption has numerous lovers the world over. Both watches are fitted with straps wrapped with leather, using a buckle matching their personal case finishes.

First introduced in the year 2000, the Bubble is now Corum’s runaway bestseller. This iconic watch made its surprising return last year. Corum Watches Aliexpress Replica continues to celebrate its emblematic timepiece by introducing Bubble Spookies three new limited edition models for the spookiest night of 2016: the Bubble Skull, limited to 88 pieces, The Bubble Pirate limited to 188 pieces and the Bubble Voodoo, limited to just 38 pieces.

These references are presented in a 47 mm stainless steel with black PVD or stainless steel case topped by a massive, domed sapphire crystal. The new Corum Bubble Spookies are powered by the automatic movement CO 082, which beats at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, and provides 42 hours of power reserve. The watches are mounted on rubber straps, and sealed against the ingress of water to 100 meters of depth.

Corum Bubble Skull


Newsletter – From Monaco to Shanghai via Geneva Replica Wholesale

The first week of October had more than its fair share of new watch announcements, with the introduction of the colourful H1 Colorblock from HYT, and on a nautical theme, some newcomers from Bell & Ross and two heavyweight Nautilus anniversary pieces by Patek Philippe. The marine theme continues this week with an article by Brice Lechevalier, recently back from the Monaco Yacht Show, where the fair’s official sponsor Ulysse Nardin unveiled a new special edition, as it does every year: the Diver Chronograph Monaco. The article, which also touches on the company’s other news including the GPHG 2016 and SIHH 2017, will be available to read on Tuesday.

« Ce mois-ci, gagnez une montre Eterna pour dames »

This week on WorldTempus you will also find interviews with the heads of two major watch companies. Before leaving for his holidays, Paul O’Neil was asked by our partner magazine Shanghai Tatler to interview Roger Dubuis CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué. The original interview was published in Chinese in the magazine’s October issue, and you will find extensive extracts on our homepage today. Another interview, another magazine, this time closer geographically, since GMT and WorldTempus share the same offices: GMT’s editor-in-chief discusses the first three years as head of the company with Van Cleef & Arpels CEO Nicolas Bos. You can read it on Wednesday. Staying with GMT, the Great Magazine of Timepieces has announced the launch of its Middle East version this November.

Camille Gendre has been wearing a Corum Bubble watch for the past few days, which hasn’t gone unnoticed around the office. On Friday she will be playing her Joker (that’s the name of this colourful model) and sharing her impressions. As for myself, today I look at my favourite perpetual calendars from IWC’s Top Gun, Ingenieur, Aquatimer and Portugieser collections (LINK). Next Thursday I’ll be back with one of the watches shortlisted for the GPHG 2016, the uncompromising Hublot Big Bang Impact Bang. Finally, we end the week in football stadiums all over the globe in the company of TAG Heuer.

The first major change is that the diameter: The brand new releases all measure 47mm wide and an impressive 18.8mm high. Smartly, however, the lugs are short and curved to enable a close fit to the wrist. Of the 18.8mm of elevation, 8mm of this is down to the sapphire crystal alone. This is seemingly no mean accomplishment: obtaining a flawless finish on a Sapphire component of the depth, curvature, and essential consistency is actual challenge. Corum achieves this unusual impact by beginning with a block of crystal clear and squeezing it into a bubble-like contour, prior to polishing to absolute clarity.To make the most of the feature, the designers of this Corum Bubble watches, decided to match the timepieces with “Op-art” (optical-art) dials. These smart patterns give the feeling of movement, as well as depth and shadow. Although flat, the dials have a level of presence. Both watches utilise Super-LumiNova on the hands. The magnifying sapphire crystal has such an affect on the flat dials they appear to be aggressively domed themselves. With this arresting design leaping out of this watch, it is a lot easier to understand this crazy contraption has so many fans all over the world. The two watches are fitted with rubber straps topped with leather, with a buckle matching their individual case finishes.

Our October competition will make our readers dream of Paris’s hallowed clay courts, as we are offering a magnificent Longines Conquest 1/100th Roland Garros in steel worth CHF 1,500. It could be yours – all you have to do is enter!

In conclusion, the entire WorldTempus team is delighted to welcome Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud as a partner. The young company’s first timepiece has already charmed the jury of the GPHG 2016, which pre-selected it for the final round of the competition. Welcome and good luck to Ferdinand Berthoud.

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Corum – Golden Bridge Stream Eta Movement Replica Watches

Today, we will need to give the brand a little bit of latitude when it comes to observing this anniversary — the very first Corum Coin Watch was introduced in 1964, and of course, we are currently in 2015 (51 decades later). How to get around that little detail? Well, using coins minted in 2014. These were apparently sorted through and chosen as being prime examples of these coins are (so, no, no “misprint” dials to be had here), and haven’t been in circulation. And, besides the hole drilled in them to find the central arbor via, there are no visible modifications into this coin.Provided the sapphire crystal upward top remains in one piece, it is likely a coin that won’t ever see any other modifications or wear. As is appropriate for the Corum Coin Watch, the sides of the case (36mm for the golden, 43mm for its silver) feature a coin border — possibly the best use of the particular concluding suggestion. In my eyes, the bezel surrounding the crystal also has the expression of a coin, which provides the appearance, subsequently, of simply having a coin having a few lugs attached that is sitting in your own wrist.I myself have never been a coin collector (though, I think I have some birth-year coins kicking around), so I am definitely not the target for your 50th Anniversary edition of this Corum Coin Watch. Nevertheless, when it has to do with a watch with an overall theme, this really is about the simplest, cohesive example I could hold up. If you want to pick one up for yourself (or your own great-great grandson, according to the marketing materials), you can either purchase one individually, or get yourself a set — as a good coin collector does, I guess. There will be 100 of every made accessible, with all the 22kt gold version going for $22,400, as well as the .925 silver commanding a price of $12,100. If you end up collecting both watches and coins, then, I can’t think of a better view to flaunt both passions at the identical moment.

To create these delicate intersecting curves, Corum Women’s Watches Price Replica chose to draw inspiration from a major current in contemporary architecture: streamlining. Spanning the 1930s to the 1960s, it originated in the United States at the same time as objects began to be mass-produced. The style is distinguished by its flowing, extremely dynamic curves.

The Golden Bridge Stream draws on this parallel today. After it was first presented in 1980, the Golden Bridge also dictated a new style. The watchmaking world was gripped by an aesthetic shift very similar to the spirit of streamlining: the ultimate fusion of shape and substance, where every last component becomes a determining part of the piece’s overall style. 

Golden Bridge Stream

Combining cutting-edge micromechanics and monumental architecture, its automatic baguette- shaped movement forms a symbolic bridge featuring decoration inspired by San Francisco’s famous Golden Gate Bridge. The clear sapphire crystal reveals meticulous craftsmanship: a perfect miniaturisation of the structure of the Californian suspension bridge. Two gold models – one of which showcases a red lacquered microstructure – are available as very exclusive editions of 88 pieces.

Made entirely from gold, the piece is powered by an automatic movement that is wound by two parallel linear weights. Spanning 42 mm, it presents carefully considered and balanced lines, be they straight or curved, long or broken, to create a unique architecture. The case of the Golden Bridge Stream highlights this balance by playing with the tensions between clean-cut edges, sharp horns and a curved sapphire crystal.

Corum/Eterna – Jérôme Biard takes over the management of Corum and Eterna Replica Expensive

Mr. Jérôme Biard will take over the management of Corum and Eterna on 1st of September, which includes the implementation of the overall strategy initiated by the Board of Directors and the general management of the operations of the two brands. Mr. Biard’s 25-year experience in the watch industry will be an asset to the Group’s profitability and diversification.

Mr. Jérôme Biard has been working for 16 years at Richemont, in sales and marketing for Vacheron Constantin and Cartier. In 2005, he assumed the role of International Sales Director for Girard-Perregaux and in 2009 was appointed CEO of LPI (Weitnauer Group) – a luxury watch & lifestyle distribution company for the Russian market, as well as Turkey and Brazil, including the creation of a retail division by capitalizing on his vast business development experience.

Mr. Jacques-Alain Vuille will continue to share with Mr. Jérôme Biard the experience he has gained during his 37 years in the company.

Corum is a Swiss luxury watch brand and was founded in 1955. The most popular watch series is that the Admiral’s Cup but Corum has also had success with the coin watch for instance. This timepiece was released in the 1960s and was famous for its manual wind or quartz motion within a $20 or a $10 coin. Corum is also respected for world premiers where each year limited versions are sold out soon after they are available on the market. Severin Wunderman obtained Corum in 2000. Since the brand 2013 belongs to the China Haidian Group (who also controls the Eterna watch manufacturer).Corum’s iconic Golden Bridge surfaced in 1980 in its first barrel-shaped case. Last year, the Swiss manufacturer introduced a redesigned version in a more traditional round event. At this year’s Baselworld view honest, Corum introduced yet another variation of the Golden Bridge, at a brand new, Art Deco-influenced rectangular instance. Following is a look.The Corum Golden Bridge Rectangle, like its own round-cased predecessor, is the brainchild of famous designer Dino Modolo. The baguette-shaped, linear-oriented, manual-winding movement, Caliber CO113, is observable in the middle of the open dial and boasts a high level of engraving and finishes on its 18k gold bridges and plate. It’s surrounded on both sides by 18k gold structures representing six Roman numerals whose curved shapes and rivets call into mind the architecture of a bridge. The motion’s timekeeping works are on full screen, with the spring barrel at 6 o’clock feeding energy to the escapement in 12 o’clock. Caliber CO113 includes a frequency of 28,800 vph (4 Hz) and a power reserve of 40 hours.

Corum – Swimming upstream Perfect Clone Online Shopping

No one would think of comparing Corum with Cartier. They have no shared heritage, completely different histories, dissimilar ranges, and very little in common stylistically. And yet both companies share an astonishing ability to create form within form, to design cases whose geometry is fluid but mastered to perfection.

Alternating current

The new Golden Bridge plays from the same song sheet. Behind its stylistic approach is a state of mind: Corum Watches History Replica likes nothing better than to head off in an unexpected direction. Its creative spirit is governed by audacity. So, where the Golden Bridge found initial success by disrobing to leave the naked baguette movement front and centre of the watch, Corum is now seeking to fill those empty spaces once again. The new GB Stream features an “Eiffelian” tracery of arches and curves on either side of its vertically orientated movement. “Architectural” would be a good word for it. “Sculptural” would be another.

Swimming upstream

The effect is guaranteed because, far from overwhelming the movement, it gives the movement a new field of expression in the streamlined profiles that, in the early 20th century, inspired futuristic objects and buildings whose bold curves and dynamic lines of tension continue to fascinate today. “The Golden Bridge Stream encapsulates all our signature features: boldness, balance, history and technique,” notes CEO Davide Traxler. “This piece shows the versatility of our Bridge movement. It comfortably merges a trend born almost a century ago with contemporary concerns to create a strong, peerless timepiece.”

In the eye of the hurricane

At the same time, Corum is stepping up its Bubble-related partnerships. Now, it’s the turn of young Italian DJ Matteo Ceccarini to design his own model. The new watch is unlikely to go unnoticed, but that’s the Bubble for you!
First, we have two versions of the Corum Admiral Legend 42 Auto. Right off the bat, you’ll see the legendary twelve-sided bezels on these stainless steel pieces that measure in at 42mm. You’ve got your choice of a deep blue or white dial, along with the sapphire crystal it’s double anti-reflective-treated. Having an total water resistance rating of 50m for your case, we’d have hoped for a bit more from a watch aimed at people who prefer to be about water.The dial is graced with a colorful variety of nautical flags which bring a wonderful flare to the table and blend nicely into the topic of the eye – and also at 3 o’clock, an abysmal date window concealed is in one of the flags. The Rhodium-coated dauphine hands are skeletonized and treated with Super-LumiNova while a tiny minutes is at work right above 6 o’clock. The back of the case receives a sapphire crystal to show off the motion here too. The Corum Admiral Legend 42 Automobile watches are powered by the CO 395 that offers a 42-hour power book. The CO 395 is truly a foundation ETA 2895, and Corum has engraved the rotor on this occasion.The Corum Admiral Legend 42 Chronographs maintain the 42mm sizing, but consist of one stainless steel model whilst introducing another similar version equipped with an 18k red gold bezel, crown, and pushers for added class. The stainless steel version offers a rich blue dial whereas the reddish gold is paired with an easy black background with each showcasing time, date, along with chronograph counters. The date window for these variants isn’t incorporated into the dial as well as the three-hand models so that you can’t overlook it nestled in between 4 and 5 o’clock. The chronographs shed the water resistance rating to 30m and keep up a sapphire crystal case back. The movement shown off is the CO 984 that defeats 4Hz (28,000vph) with a power reserve of 42 hours.
In the centre of this rather striking creation is an eye, which appears almost life-size in the 52 mm case. The watch has no hands, instead using the device of peripheral pointers. Its piercing gaze is amplified by a 3D technique and by the Bubble’s characteristic sapphire dome. This limited edition of 88 is called “Anima”, a reference to the ancient observation that eyes are the windows to the soul.

Swimming upstream

But this series is just the first of many that will trickle out over the course of 2017. Corum Watch Battery Replacement Replica has already announced collaborations with rapper Booba (three different pieces) and photographers Juliette Jourdain (Sequin Bubble) and Matt Barnes (Magical Voodoo). There will be many more.

Swimming upstream

Corum – Bubble Replica Watches Buy Online

I recently went to La Chaux-de-Fonds to visit Corum’s museum and workshops. Once a week the Neuchâtel tourist board organises a factory tour, an extremely rare event in the watch industry, and one that should be of interest to the general public as well as watch enthusiasts. Corum Debutante Watch Replica had agreed that at the end of the visit, I’d be able to take a watch home with me, to try out for a week. I was lucky enough to be able to take my pick, and the choice proved rather more difficult to make than I expected. I hesitated between the Miss Golden Bridge, one of the watchmaker’s most iconic timepieces, characterised by its linear baguette-shaped movement, and the famous Bubble with its distinctive steeply domed sapphire crystal. I finally settled on the Bubble, whose quirkiness appealed to me.

When it first came out in 2000, the Bubble landed in the watchmaking landscape like a UFO; no one knew what to make of its unusual shape and extravagant size. In 2015, after a 10-year hiatus (2005–2015), the watch reappeared in the Corum Nautical Watch Replica catalogue under a plethora of new references.

Corum Bubble Joker

The version I chose, the Bubble Joker, was unveiled at Baselworld this year alongside five other models on the theme of games of chance. The curvaceous profile of the watch contributes to its generous measurements: a depth of 18.5 mm, including the domed glass, and a diameter of 47 mm. To be perfectly honest, I initially felt rather ambivalent about these… impressive proportions. And yet, once it was on, the watch didn’t look too big, or out of place on a woman’s wrist. My conclusion was that its soft, rounded lines made it less unwieldy than its vital statistics would suggest. In addition, the black PVD-treated stainless steel case and short curved lugs make it supremely comfortable to wear. The thick sapphire crystal acts as a magnifying glass, enlarging and deforming the appearance of the dial as you move your wrist, making it endlessly fascinating to look at throughout the day.

We really surfaced the Seafender versions of this Admiral’s Cup watches when the Seafender 47 Tourbillon GMT was released in 2011. At 47mm wide, Corum decided it was fitting at the yacht watch collection to produce an aluminum-cased tourbillon. There was also an 18k red gold version. While those Seafender Tourbillons are admittedly interesting, I simply find no company putting them inside of Admiral’s Cup-style instances. It is not an issue of good or bad even though it is not for me, it is more a thing than it spins the DNA of the Admiral’s Cup collection so much it has all but lost any meaning.On paper, the Corum Admiral’s Cup Chronograph Tourbillon 47 Seafender sounds like a worthy thought. It has a lot of interesting features and slick materials like the sum of its parts could actually be tremendously provocative. Instead, we’ve got a watch built such as a Cadillac that mated with an Abrams tanks. These worlds of aggressive luxury boating and luxury complications just don’t meld together properly in my eyes.Rather than partner a tourbillon using a GMT complication, this Seafender marries a tourbillon and a chronograph – back with a dial for the date. Powering the opinion is your grade CO 398 automatic that’s fairly nice. If you remember what I said about the first Corum Seafender watch it had been that the motion view looked better than the dial. The caliber CO 398 is infrequent, being an automatic for a tourbillon, and on top of that, it is a tourbillon that works in 4 Hz. The 60 second chronograph is column-wheel established, and the dial includes a wonderful window to the tourbillon (with a Corum key logo on it). This dial is a whole lot more written than the Seafender GMT, but that variant with the small round-cut diamonds actually from the sub dials simply doesn’t do it for me. Allow me to ask you, while I really do feel there’s a location for diamonds on an Admiral’s Cup situation (especially baguette-cut ones)… are they really helping anyone by being on the dial like this?
Corum Bubble Joker

Under the dome, the Bubble is driven by an automatic movement. The brand name is engraved on the rotor, which is visible through the sapphire case back. And finally, the Swiss made movement provides the traditional 42-hour power reserve.



Christmas gifts – Ladies’ watches, over 50,000 Swiss francs Replica Buying Guide

The majority of women’s watches above the price of CHF 50,000 are heavy on diamonds and other precious stones, and many can be categorised as jewellery watches, with the inevitable eye-watering price tag. But there is also a growing choice of haute horlogerie timepieces for women, some with grand complications.

For the relaunch of the Corum Bubble, there are 3 models, two of which are limited edition. Corum is obviously taking it slow with the Corum Bubble, but those are nice models. All of the 2015 Corum Bubble watches utilize the very same movements that Corum utilized in its preceding three-hand Corum Bubble watches, which is their Caliber CO 0082 (a foundation Swiss ETA 2892 automatic). The CO 0082 was skeletonized for the non-limited edition model that’s the yield of this Corum Bubble Skeleton. Each of the two limited edition models will have a total of 350 pieces. More good news is in respect to pricing – which is quite welcoming for its limited edition versions (even in comparison to the prices of initial Corum Bubble watches available for sale) at a decent $3,425 for your Corum Bubble All Black and Corum Bubble Vintage, and a lofty $8,300 for its non-limited Corum Bubble Skeleton.My favorite family of watches in the current collection of Corum goods is your Admirals’ Cup. Based on a now defunct boat race, the first Admiral’s Cup watch began in the 1980s and has been the first yachting watch to wear off or on deck along with your boating shoes and skipper cap. What has indicated the Admiral’s Cup set for so long is that the 12-sided case and using vibrant boat pennant flags on the hour markers. The latter was mostly depreciated since the colors no longer exist on most new Admiral’s Cup watches. Many new Admiral’s Cup watches are still rather cool. However, with watches like the Chronograph Tourbillon 47 Seafender (that in its own way is intriguing) I feel like the original theme and personality of the Admiral’s Cup series has officially been thrown overboard.

Chopard – Gardens of Barbados inspiration: CHF 459,000

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Gardens of Barbados © Chopard

“Rihanna loves Chopard” is a high jewellery collection unveiled in Cannes last May, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the film festival and the 20th anniversary of its partnership with Chopard. The singer and fashion icon didn’t just lend her name to the collection, she also played an active part in designing the range, adding her special brand of urban glamour to Chopard’s refinement. As well as jewellery, the collection includes this sublime self-winding automatic watch, clothed in a lacy filigree of diamonds totalling 30.76 ct.

Corum Heritage Sublissima or rose : CHF 86,400

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Heritage Sublissima, or rose © Corum

Rose gold, mother-of-pearl and diamonds are a winning combination for this ultra-feminine timepiece. This traditional round watch, part of Corum’s Heritage collection, embodies timeless style, with its delicately understated and breathtakingly elegant design. The 25 diamonds embellishing the 38 mm case appear oversized compared with how the bezels of ladies’ watches are usually set, and for good reason: they total 6.16 ct. The watch is driven by a self-winding mechanical movement with a 50-hour power reserve.

de Grisogono Luna S02: CHF 73,200

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Luna S02 © de Grisogono

As is usual for de Grisogono’s ladies’ collections, the new Luna range offers a wide variety of different setting options in a plethora of bold and vivid colours. We went for the black model with guilloché dial and shagreen strap. The curvaceous white gold case is set with 162 diamonds in 35 different sizes, with the largest stone in the central 6 o’clock position, producing a bold three-dimensional effect. The hours and minutes are powered by a quartz movement and elegantly displayed by dauphine hands. The corrector is hidden on the back of the watch.

Jaquet Droz Lady 8 Eight Flower CHF 178,200

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Lady 8 Eight Flower © Jaquet Droz

More than simply a jewellery watch, the Lady 8 Flower is also an automaton. Under its sapphire dome, a white gold lotus flower opens and closes on demand via a push-piece, revealing the diamond hidden in its centre. The time is displayed below, on a white gold dial set with 353 diamonds, contrasting with the blue sapphires that define the outline of the case. Inside the watch are the gears that activate the floral automaton and the self-winding mechanical movement, which has a 38-hour power reserve, and is wound by a platinum rotor.

Van Cleef – Charms Extraordinaire Fée Rose de Nuit – CHF 63,900

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Charms Extraordinaire Fée Rose de Nuit © Van Cleef & Arpels

A fairy, a flower, stars and a half moon : Van Cleef & Arpels has accustomed us to finding movement in its delicate figures and has succeeded in making the display of time poetic. On this Charms model, however, the scene is static and we find two conventional hands. But the magic is still there. The gracious fairy has a touch of marvel, the sculptured mother-of-pearl petals seem to flutter, and the hand-painted night sky with its diamond celestial bodies invokes a sense of mystery. The white-gold case has three rows of sapphires and diamonds in a gradient of sizes and a floral charm that follows the movements of the wrist.

Patek Philippe- 7140G– CHF 82,000

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Réf. 7140G © Patek Philippe

Some lucky person will receive a Patek Philippe grand complication watch this Christmas – perhaps even this ultra-thin automatic perpetual calendar. This new version in white gold (the timepiece was originally released in rose gold) with sunray silvered dial, features 68 diamonds around the bezel. It comes fitted with a matching grey alligator strap, but the additional turquoise green strap gives it an extremely modern appeal. Inside beats the Calibre 240Q, just 3.75 mm deep – a development of the famous micro-rotor Calibre 240, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year – with perpetual calendar, moon phase and 24-hour indications.

Christmas gifts – Great value watches: under CHF 5,000 Replica Guide Trusted Dealers

The watch market is structured by price segment. Above the CHF 2,000 threshold you start to see the appearance of watches in exclusive categories and from prestigious brands. Climbing further up towards the CHF 5,000 mark, you are in the biggest, most diverse and most hotly contested price segment of all. Almost all the big names in watchmaking are here, with the exception of the purely high-mech brands.

The choice is accordingly vast, in both men’s and women’s models, and there is a plethora of tempting offers. One of the most interesting options for women is the Classic 28 mm by Chopard. This diminutive quartz watch, with a gold case (including the caseback) and a classically elegant dial (as its name would suggest), is one of the best-value gold watches available, and it doesn’t skimp on the precious metal. Another possibility is the Bulgari Lucea 28 mm, whose steel bracelet is the result of an unprecedented amount of work. Its polished, curved links arranged like overlapping scales, as well as its sunburst dial, make this watch stand out from the crowd.

Chopard Classic 28 mm or rose

The sportier Admiral’s Cup Legend by Corum also exists in a 32 mm diameter for women. Its mother-of-pearl dial features the twelve pennants that are a signature of the Admiral’s Cup line, in an upmarket “sport chic” version with rose gold bezel. Staying with the sporty chic aesthetic, Louis Vuitton’s new Fifty Five in a 36 mm version is an excellent choice. The silver monochrome elegance of this all-steel watch is accentuated by the green touches on its cutout hands. The watch is meticulously executed with numerous refined details, and the added advantage of an automatic movement.

Louis Vuitton Fifty Five 36 mm

Where men’s watches are concerned, automatic is definitely the way to go. At this price point, it’s even possible to get hold of a complication or two, or a manufacture movement, as is the case with Frédérique Constant. The Geneva watchmaker has always endeavoured to provide its in-house calibres at an accessible price. The Classic Manufacture has a refined aesthetic with delicate Roman numerals and a deep black dial. The Ronde Croisière by Cartier also comes with the in-house automatic 1847MC calibre. It represents a significant gesture from the luxury jeweller, particularly in its steel version, which combines a black dial with gold accents. This sporty and affordable watch benefits from all the attention to detail that has helped to cement Cartier’s watchmaking reputation over recent years.

Montre Ronde Croisière de Cartier

First, we have two models of the Corum Admiral Legend 42 Automobile. Right off the bat, you will notice the legendary twelve-sided bezels on these stainless steel bits that step in at 42mm. You have your choice of either a deep white or blue dial, and the sapphire crystal over it is double anti-reflective-treated. Having an total water resistance rating of 50m for the case, we would have hoped for a bit more out of a watch aimed at people who like to be around water.The dial is graced with a vibrant array of nautical flags that bring a wonderful flare to the dining table and mix well into the theme of the eye – and at 3 o’clock, an abysmal date window hidden is in one of the flags. The Rhodium-coated dauphine hands are skeletonized and treated with Super-LumiNova while a small minutes is at work right above 6 o’clock. The back of the case receives a sapphire crystal to show off the movement here too. The Corum Admiral Legend 42 Automobile watches are powered by the CO 395 that supplies a 42-hour power book. The CO 395 is truly a base ETA 2895, and Corum has engraved the rotor on this occasion.The Corum Admiral Legend 42 Chronographs maintain the 42mm sizing, but include one stainless steel model whilst introducing another similar variant equipped with an 18k red gold bezel, crown, and pushers for added class. The stainless steel model offers a rich blue dial whereas the red gold is paired with a simple black backdrop with each showcasing date, time, and chronograph counters. The date window for these versions is not incorporated into the dial in addition to the three-hand versions so that you can’t miss it nestled in between 4 and 5 o’clock. The chronographs drop the water resistance evaluation to 30m and maintain a sapphire crystal case back. The movement shown off is that the CO 984 that beats 4Hz (28,000vph) with a power reserve of 42 hours.

Looking at complications, Montblanc brings its aggressive pricing to the Heritage Chronométrie Dual Time, with two time zones and date and an impeccably understated dial. But at CHF 5,000 and even less, there are already quite a few chronographs to be found. This is the core domain of companies such as Bell & Ross, whose BR126 Aéronavale ticks all the boxes: automatic chronograph, royal blue sunburst dial, universal diameter, meticulous finishing, cool name. IWC has just redefined its pricing targets, and the new Pilot’s Watch Automatic 36 is its best-value proposition. Functional to the point of being utilitarian, readable, even spartan, this small-diameter pilot’s watch is designed to fit small wrists, but wears equally well on a larger frame.

IWC Montre D'aviateur Automatic 36

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Prehistoric materials – A piece of history Replica Watches Buy Online

For watch fans and collectors, the notion of exclusivity is important. Having a watch that nobody else has is both a source of personal pride and in some cases a guarantee that your watch will always have a higher value than the standard model. The extra costs for the brand itself, however, may be limited just to the one-off production of a special dial or a special engraving on the case back. If you’re looking for an alternative to a unique piece that nevertheless has a touch of the unusual and gives you ultimate bragging rights, why not consider brands that are going to great lengths to source the most unusual materials on (and off) the planet for use in their products.

Rocks from the beginnings of time

A number of brands have already used meteorite fragments to produce dials, including Jaquet Droz, Parmigiani and Corum. But Louis Moinet, a brand that draws much inspiration from the world of astronomy, goes one better with its Sideralis Evo model. This watch has the only double tourbillon in the world that powers a special complication, driving counter-rotating discs on the same dial. The lower disc depicts the Moon, Mars and Mercury using fragments of rock from outer space, the oldest of which from Sahara 99555, also known as the “Rosetta Stone”, is a staggering 4,566,200,000 years old!


Petrified wood is the next big thing

As luxury brands constantly search for new inspiration the artistic crafts have been reinvented over and over again as craftsmen search for new materials to cut up and stick back together in different forms of marquetry. In recent years we have seen wood marquetry, feather marquetry and even eggshell marquetry. For its latest watch winder model, however, RDI Charles Kaeser goes a step further by using petrified wood that is 225 million years old!

This rock was created as entire forests were preserved as fossils, keeping a unique combination of metals and minerals that give it a distinct colour and pattern. It serves as the decoration on a unique piece in the RDI “Mémoire” collection that weights in at a solid 3 kilos with its soft-black metal columns and open front. The RDI Mémoire watch winder runs on 2 AA batteries or mains electricity and offers a variety of winding programmes to suit any mechanical watch movement. This unique piece is available for CHF 6,500.


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There is a great deal of discussion on the subject of watches as art. Although a watch should not be art to be of notice, I am a firm believer in their own potential to straddle the bounds of function, shape, and doctrine where appropriate. In the case of those Corum Bubble watches, it is apparently a brand’s effort at creating a pure objet d’art. It is correct, the Corum Bubble watches are not love anything else that the brand makes (or much like anything anyone leaves, for that matter), but they’re designed to be beautiful items, that is something that they have in common with other timepieces bearing the Corum logo.The dedication to the world in these bits is unwavering. In my opinion, this group works simply because it’s so unconcerned with anything but the most loyal realisation of its own unique idea. To take advantage of this re-release opportunity, Corum has partnered with famous cymbal manufacturer Paiste. Paiste have been enlisted to create a exceptional dial for the Corum Bubble Paiste special edition watch. The dial of the Corum Bubble Paiste is a tiny cymbal created by Paiste in exactly the exact same manner they’d make a full size cymbal. I’m quietly confident it would function as planned have been it removed from the home and attached to a kit, but if it’s just for display, it looks excellent.

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It works particularly well when put behind the magnifying lens of their Corum Watches (M) Sdn Bhd Replica Bubble watches. The mottled surface of the cymbal jumps out at you — an ever-present reminder of the crafts and techniques that have gone into the creation of this especially out-there wristwatch. The cymbal placed within the PVD-coated black case is a good contrast. The Corum Bubble Paiste watch doesn’t feature the Super-LumiNova of the Op-art watches, but it will adhere to an attractively muted bi-colour scheme of brass and black as a result.The Corum Bubble Op-art watches are powered with the CO082 automated movement, which functions in 28,800vph, and includes a power reserve of 42 hours. The Corum Bubble Paiste uses the CO110, which has exactly the same 25.6millimeter measurement and technical specifications because the CO082. The cases are made of PVD-coated stainless steel, and are water resistant to 100 metres. The cost of the Corum Bubble Sphere2 (L082/02849) along with the Corum Bubble Drop (L082/02848) is $3,750, while the Corum Bubble Paiste watch (L110/02871) will retail at a cost of $4,200. Ah, to be a collector. These days, there are any number of items you can get yourself into thanks to the broad reach of the Internet. Want to begin collecting golden-age comics? Begin your search on the internet. How about something more esoteric like, state, vintage safety razors. Again, head online. Obviously, the more recognized things, such as coins and stamps, have areas online it is possible to go to. If you want to start mixing these ranges, however, then it gets a little more tricky. For 50 years now, coin collectors have experienced a very prominent watch that they might aspire to collect from Corum. Since we’re now at that golden anniversary, it should not be a surprise that we now have the Corum Coin Watch 50th Anniversary version.

Corum introduces three new models for Halloween: the Bubble Pirate, produced in 188 pieces, the Bubble Voodoo in only 38 models, and the Bubble Skull conducted in 88 pieces.