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OMEGA Speedmaster Professional Moonphase 3575.20

Eerune: The Omega Speedmaster was the first watch I worked on. Omega’s "Dark Side of the Moon" was a tribute to space exploration and going to the moon, and that was my main influence for “A Piece of Timepiece.” This year, IWC will release a new version of the Aquatimer. I really like the design and I am looking forward to the release of it. The nice clock figure yields a very noticeable representation of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and my project related to it should be ready fairly soon.

DLC-treated titanium, three-part
Diameter: 40.8 mm
Height: 11.1 mm
Curved sapphire crystal
See-through curved sapphire crystal case-back
Screw-in crown adorned with an “M”

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It also helps that Parmigiani is a dial maker. One minor area where this fact becomes so apparent is the date disc. Love or hate the "expanded date" design, what you have to love is the beautiful non-traditional metallic color of the date disc and the attractive font. That is 100% custom and something that would be really difficult to get from a third-party supplier. It is details such as this which allow even the snobbiest of watch lovers to appreciate the attention to detail contained within a timepiece such as this.

For 2013, the newest Ananta watch is this limited edition SRQ017 100th Anniversary Chronograph. Back in 2009 I went to visit the various Seiko manufacture locations in Japan. One thing that I really learned was the difference between mainstream and luxury Seiko watches (which I discussed at length here). I also happened to be there for the launch of the Ananta collection of timepieces. Over the years the Ananta has evolved, and actually become less distinct as a result. I happened to like its larger than life, katana-inspired case and design, which remains part of the Ananta but has been scaled back quite a bit. Check out of instance our 2010 post on Seiko Ananta Automatic watches here.

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While the ww.tc collection used to live on its own, the 2013 version now exists in the "Traveller" collection of watches. Which for the time being also includes the attractive, but not exactly travel-oriented Traveller Moon Phase. We debuted the new Girard-Perregaux Traveller collection of watches here. The newest ww.tc is very much built on the original. To an extent, we are happy that Girard-Perregaux employed the wisdom of "if it isn't broken don't fix it," so what you have is something a bit larger and more modern for the wrist.

Next, it comes down to quality (real and perceived). While Speidel is one of the big names for expansion bracelets, there are no shortage of brands who have made them over the years, to varying levels of quality. Some of this might be reflected in unsmooth expansion, or finishes (such as gold tone) flaking off quickly. Finally, it boils down to style. When it comes to the styles of watches that are popular today, many may not look quite right on an expansion bracelet - when it comes to metal, we seem to prefer something that's specifically made to fit to our watch cases.

Rolex? Yes, Rolex prices. We use some statistical pricing information to discuss how and when Rolex watch prices have increased over the years starting from the late 1950s. It is an interesting look at how the gold standard of timepiece values has assessed... well, value. And we mention Tissot.

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Julien Coudray 1518 was established by Fabien Lamarche after working at prestigious brands like Breguet, Roger Dubuis, L. Leroy and Zenith in different positions linked to product management and prototype manufacturing. In 2007, he decided that he would finally set out to realize what I believe is the life-long dream and aspiration of the majority of those working in the watchmaking industry: to establish his own manufacture.

Designed to be light and durable, the Red Combat has a 45mm wide glass-fiber reinforced resin case that is just 80 grams in weight. The all-black design is accented with red, including the hands and hour markers (which also contain Tritium gas tubes). The case has a rotating timing bezel (made from steel not resin) and the case is water resistant to about 200 meters. The Red Combat features a sapphire crystal and inner steel container that holds the Swiss Ronda quartz day/date movement. Retail price for the Traser Red Combat is 0 and you have a chance to win one this month on aBlogtoWatch.

After John's absence from the Hourtime Show's last episode, things are back to normal as Ariel and John converse about a wide array of topics including the recent – and sensitive – key issues facing the watch industry, new and unique offerings by two high value-brands, as well as Ariel's obsession over properly sized watch hands.

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Who attends the Art Basel show? Most of the participants are deeply involved in the art world and work at galleries, museums, or as artists. Of course the most revered guests are the curators and buyers for the world’s most important museums, as well as the many private collectors who make annual pilgrimages to Art Basel shows in order to discover new artists and add to their own art collections.

Omega fully understood that a black ceramic version of the Speedmaster, to be successful, would need to stay true to the Speedmaster in all other respects. What the Omega Speedmaster Dark Side Of The Moon offers is an unadulterated Speedmaster experience in a new material - and in my opinion that is the key to this model's popularity.

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The question at the end of your journey will be where to make the final purchase decision. Who will be lucky enough to earn your business? We get questions about this as well. My favorite queries are geographic. Someone in Jakarta or Estonia will ask us about the best place to get a watch in their area. I'm flattered they asked, but we unfortunately don't have a recommendation engine of retailers all over the globe. There are three elements to consider when selecting a retailer or seller. They are trust, price, and service.

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OMEGA Speedmaster Pro Racing

Maurice Lacroix offers the Pontos S in a few versions, and up for giveaway is the orange trimmed model matched to a black and orange striped NATO-style strap. Maurice Lacroix also includes the lovely steel bracelet. So each Pontos S watch comes with both ways of wearing it. Inside the watch is a Maurice Lacroix caliber ML 112 (base Valjoux 7750) automatic chronograph movement. This beautiful watch is contemporary in style, but has all the appeal of a classic sport watch. Retail price for the watch is ,400 and you can enter below for your chance to win one this month, only on aBlogtoWatch. For more details visit mauricelacroix.com.

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Speedmaster Moonphase Calendar

The UNITAS is a rather old mechanism at heart but is hardy and durable–a workhorse if there ever was one. For that reason, ETA still produces them even though it was originally designed as a pocket watch movement. It operates at 2.5 Hz (18,000 bph) and has a power reserve of 46 hours. Manually wound, it offers the time with a subsidiary seconds dial. I can think of no better movement to place inside of a retro field style tool watch. Weiss calls the movement their Caliber 1001.

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Xetum Limited Edition Carbon Fiber Tyndall Watch

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Tech Specs from Linde Werdelin

  • Case:Entirely crafted in 18K rose gold, / Hand satin finish and microbillé / Constructed with 19 components / 2.2 mm anti-reflective sapphire crystal / Screw in back case with engraved octopus drawing / screw in crown with engraved octopus symbol
  • Dimensions: 44mm (w) by 46mm (l) by 15mm (h)
  • Dial: Multiple-layered skeletonised dial / Hands: diamond-cut hands
  • Movement: In-house developed moon phase complication / Power reserve: 42 hours / Balance frequency: 28800vph, 4Hz
  • Water Resistance: 300m

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The watch industry likes to help designate platinum watches by matching them with blue. Of course, that isn't to say all watches with blue accents have platinum cases, but the reciprocal is often true. The platinum Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph comes with a rather stunning metallic blue dial and deep midnight blue rubber strap. It is odd that I said that latter part so nonchalantly. 20 years ago you'd never see a rubber strap with a tourbillon, and no tourbillon watch would have been this sporty. Have we come that far?

Something many enthusiasts may not know about SIHH is that despite all the coverage pouring out during the event through social media and on websites like ours, it is primarily an event for retailers, not journalists or enthusiasts. So for those of you who think luxury brands put all of this on just for us, think again! The scale and expense of the event is understandable when you consider that it is essentially a retailer showcase, and most retailers place their orders for the year during or immediately following the show. Strong impressions are important for branding and sales to retailers just as they are to the general consumer public, and the brands are out to win their hearts and open their wallets. Fortunately, writers and news outlets are invited along for the ride, and are given some firsthand opportunities to scope out the new collections and meet with brand executives…between their retailer meetings.

Topper Fine Jewelers has been selling watches for many decades. In fact, they have been an Omega dealer since the early 1960s. In the store’s Omega showroom, they have framed some of the Omega advertisements they ran in the '70s.

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