Jaeger-LeCoultre Celebrates Singapore’s 50th Year of Independence with Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special Edition

Singapore celebrates its 50th Year of Independence on August 9, 2015. To pay tribute for this very special occasion Jaeger-LeCoultre has designed a Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special Edition watch to commemorate this historical occasion.

 

JLC - Grande Reverso N&D Singapore Watch

 

The iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso, known for its compelling reversible case presentations, lives up to its design tradition with the Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special Edition case revealing vibrant red and white colors of Singapore’s flag and map filled in with lacquer. The case also reveals Singapore’s 50 year historical time period “1965-2015” engraved in black.

 

JLC - Grande Reverso N&D Singapore Case

JLC Grande Reverso N&D Singapore Edition- swivel back case

 

Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special Edition is available in stainless steel or 18-carat rose gold cases, both measuring 46.8 X 27.4 mm and thickness of 9.14 mm. The dial present silver toned guilloche Clous de Paris pattern in the center surrounded by black Arabic numbers. A day and night subdial is located at 6 o’clock with an embellished inner circle which distinguishes the sun and night skies. The hour and minute baton hands are flamed blue, as is the day/night triangular indicator, all of which compliments the silver toned dial and stainless steel (or rose gold) case. It is dressed with a matt black alligator leather strap on the stainless steel model and a red alligator leather strap for the rose gold model.

 

Kit-Chan JLC Brand Friend

 

Kit Chan, Jaeger-LeCoultre Singapore long time friend, is shown wearing the rose gold with red leather strap version of the Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special Edition.

Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special Edition movement is powered by Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 967B (a mechanical automatic winding movement) with a 42 hour power reserve. The hand-crafted movement consists of 200 parts.

Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special Edition is limited to 50 pieces and will be sold only at the Singapore Flagship boutiques in ION Orchard and Marina Bay Sands. Retails for $13,900 Singapore dollars.

To find your next Jaeger-LeCoultre watch visit www.watchesonnet.com.

Photo Credit: Jaeger-LeCoultre South East Asia

 

Breitling Chronomat 38 SleekT Contemporary Style – Women Take Charge

Breitling Chronomat 38 SleekT recognizes the ingenious spirit of women and their tenacity to take charge and command precision instruments. Breitling captures this tenacious spirit in the feminine design of Chronomat 38 SleekT – a feminine contemporary elegant yet sporty watch.

 

Breitling Chronomat 38 SleekT

Breitling Chronomat first appeared in 1984 as a precision instrument designed specifically to cater to the needs of elite international pilots. Breitling re-envisioned this precision model to produce a sleek yet elegant watch that enraptures feminine wrists in a contemporary yet commanding style.

 

Chronomat 38 SleekT classic momentum take off in a 38mm diameter case with a dual sided glare-proofed sapphire crystal which is complemented by a high-tech, ultra-hard and scratch resistant smooth bezel made of tungsten carbide. Select dials are offered in a bold black lacquered or exquisite mother-of-pearl dial with or without diamond hour markers, as well as an optional diamond-set steel bezel model. The dials along with the tungsten carbide bezel harmoniously contrasts with the watch’s satin polished steel case, which is dressed with a stainless steel bracelet giving the watch an elegant sporty edge (a gold leather crocodile strap version is also available).

 

Chronomat 38 SleekT still delivers its original precise performance with a self-winding chronograph movement chronometer-certified by the prestigious COSC. Breitling designed this enigmatic Chronomat 38 SleekT for that on-the-go professional woman that is as in command of time as she is of her professional schedule and personal lifestyle – all precisely timed in elegant sporty style.

 

Chronomat 38 SleekT - Mother-of-Pearl Steel Bracelet

Chronomat 38 SleekT (Reference W1331012|A774|385A) Case: Steel, Dial: Mother-of-Pearl, Bracelet: Pilot Steel

Chronomat 38 SleekT - Onyx Black and Steel Bracelet

Chronomat 38 SleekT (Reference W1331012|BD92|385A) Case: Steel, Dial: Onyx Black, Bracelet: Pilot Steel

 

Chronomat 38 SleekT - Diamond and Croco Gold Strap

Chronomat 38 SleekT (Reference W1331012|A776|A18BA.1) Case: Steel, Dial: Mother-of-Pearl and Diamond Hour Markers, Bracelet: Croco Gold, Buckle: Tang-type

To view more Breitling watches visit www.watchesonnet.com

 

 

 

IWC Schaffhausen Legendary Portugieser Collection Celebrates 75 Years

IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Collection transcends 75 years of time celebrating aesthetic charm and technical brillance with two commemorative watches that toasts its Legendary new Portugieswer Collection.

The Portugieser Collection includes six new and improved Portugieser models and two historical commemorative watches designed by IWC to embody it’s “75th Anniversary” celebration of the  collection. These limited edition timepieces are the Portugieser Perpertual Calendar Digital Date-Month and Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Editions.

 

Portugieser Perpertual Calendar Digital Date-Month Edition (Reference 3972) tauts IWC’s innovative technical manufactured features unveiled in a perpetual calendar, large digital date and month displays, leap year indicator, chronograph with innovative display and flyback function, along with IWC’s proprietary 89801 calibre with quick-action switch and efficient double-pawl winding.

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Portugieser Perpertual Calendar Digital Date-Month other prominent aesthetic features include an arched edged front glass sapphire crystal dressed with a Santoni alligator leather strap. along. It also houses a distinguished new calibre design. The watch is available in a limited edition of 25 watches in platinum, and 75 watches each in 18-carat red gold with black or silver-plated dial versions.

Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days

Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition (Reference 5102) captures the historical essence of the Portugieser line. The fully hand wound watch possesses the capacitiy to run precisely and reliably for eight consecutive days before the IWC-manufactured 59215 calibre automatically stops.

 

 

IWC Portuguese Hand-Wound Eight Days Steel Black Santori Strap

 

IWC Portuguese Hand-Wound Eight Days Steel Caseback

 

In keeping with Hand-Wound Eight Days historical origins, IWC designed  it to showcase the company’s logo which is practically identical to the original. One of the exceptions of the original watch design is that a new date display is located at 6 o’clock as well as the power reserve display which is meticulously positioned on the movement side of the watch.

IWC Portuguese Hand-Wound Eight Days Steel

Two versions of the watch are available, both featuring an inner chapter ring, hour indices and Arabic numerals, as well as an ornate arched edged sapphire glass crystal. Available versions are:

– Red gold model (Reference IW510206) with a silver-plated dial finished in bold gold-brown detailed in black, 30 jewels and features calibre 59215, dressed with a dark brown Santoni alligator strap. Limited edition of 175 watches. $21,200

– Stainless steel (Reference IW510205), displays a matte black dial finished in pale green, 30 jewels and features calibre 59215, dressed with a black Santoni alligator strap. Limited edition of 750 watches. $11,400

Baselworld 2015 Welcomes Worldwide Guests

Baselworld 2015 (Basel, Switzerland) opened its doors welcoming more than 150,000 guests, visitors and 4,000 press representatives from every region of the world, all eager to view some of the most ingenious novelty innovations and jewelry creations.

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Leading watch manufacturers Arnold & Son, Blancpain, Breitling, Charriol, Christophe Claret, Chopard, Mont Blanc, Omega, Patek Philippe, Rolex and TAG Heuer setup residence inside Baselworld’s hallowed halls to present and unveil their novelties and jewelry designs for invited guests/visitors, retailers and a multitude of press eager to experience a close and up personal look at the some of the most brilliant watch (and jewelry) innovations designed with some of the most intricate complications and patented movements ever manufactured by renowned luxury industry watch makers.

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This year Baselworld extended it repertoire of debuting presentations to include Bernard Favre’s watch winding system Planet. Planet is Favre’s created watch winding system inspired by a marine chronometer he had been entrusted with, which lead to the invention of this amazing watch winding system and its prized introduction at Baselworld.

Bernard Favre presents watch winding system "Planet"

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Bliss with Kiss by Reuge brews its debut as the world’s first silent coffee maker delivering seven grams of caffeinated or decaf bliss. Bliss with Kiss is the engineered brain child of Frédéric Dayer (Gotec) and Kurt Kupper (Reuge). The coffee maker also has a musical box that plays 36 distinct musical notes upon presenting your final brewed cup of coffee. Interested? An open invitation to visit for a complimentary cup of coffee will be available at the Clarastrasse number 57 anytime from 9 am to 9 pm.

"Bliss with Kiss" by Reuge

Cartier Tank Louis XL Model Watch is Exactly What Lola Wants

Leave it to Cartier to know that whatever Lola wants, Lola gets, and Cartier designed Tank Louis Cartier XL watch to meet her expectations to a “T”.

Tank Louis Cartier XL Model Watch (Ref: HP100705) is an luxurious redesign of its iconic Tank Louis Cartier rectangular case which is elaborately embellished to exhibit feminine ambiance and charm.

Tank Louis Cartier XL open-works case exhibits the divine mastery of its new Manufacture mechanical movement with manual winding – caliber 9616 MC skeleton, which appears to float freely within its diamond embellished 30mm X 39.2mm tank frame.

Cartier Tank Louis Cartier - XL Model 2

Tank Louis Cartier XL’s richly rhodium finished 18K white gold case shimmers set with 254 brilliant-cut diamonds for a total of 2.20 carts, along with an 18K white gold beaded crown which is also set with a brilliant-cut diamond (0.12 carats). The open-works dial is complemented by blued steel hour/minute and small second hands.

Tank Louis Cartier XL amazing caliber 9616 MC skeleton movement consists of 159 parts and 21 jewels. The overall dimensions of the movement is 26mm X 26.3mm with a thickness of 3.6mm. The balance beats at 28,000 vibrations per hour with a power reserve of 72 hours/3 days. This incredible movement is protected by a sapphire crystal and caseback. It is water resistant up to 3 bars and is adorned with a beautiful fuchsia alligator skin strap.

Cartier really does get Lola and your Lola will definitely love Tank Louis Cartier XL. This watch has all the refinement and luxury that is expected of the Cartier brand. Gents get your Lola a Tank Louis Cartier XL for her birthday, Mother’s Day or simply just because you can!

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