The A08MR Calibre's hand-winding mechanisms provide a chrono rattrapante (Rolex DateJust Replica) in addition to superior accuracy and reliability. Two central seconds hands can be moved independently by using a third pusher on the left side. While the first hand counts seconds, the second can be stopped in order to record intermediate time. A brown dial with a woody pattern is a beautiful vintage design. It features two large subdials at the 3 and 9 o’clock positions. The 42 mm diameter stainless steel case is protected on both sides by sapphire glass.
Officine Panerai presented a truly unique timepiece at this year's SIHH watch show -Tuttonero. The famous Italian watchmaker has created a timepiece by combining the iconic Luminor 1950 casing with the classic Panerai wristband. This is a reinterpretation from the past, but also represents the latest technologies. The Luminor 50 3 Days GMT Automatic Ceramica, or Tuttonero, is made entirely of matt black ceramic. This synthetic material is made of zirconium powder, which is five-times harder than stainless steel. It is resistant to scratches and corrosive substances, as well as high temperatures.
A sandwich dial in ecru Super-LumiNova(r) that covers the numerals and hands is a perfect match for a bracelet with a nice curve, and a 44mm case. It is easy to read, even at night, with the ecru SuperLumiNova (www.omegaimitation.com) covering numerals, hands and other details. It could be useful underwater, at a maximum depth of 100 meters.
This vintage sports watch is powered with a P.9001/B self-winding movement. This high-end movement, developed and manufactured in Officine Panerai, provides a three-day power reserve. The movement is visible from the sapphire caseback and has been blackened to give it a "all-in-black" look.
Chanel J12 Matte Black GMTThe mere fact that this is the last watch on my list does not mean it's less appealing than other watches. This exquisite model would be my choice for everyday wear over several robust and hi-tech models on the list. It's simple. The new Chanel Matte Black GMT looks stunning. Chanel's J12 Collection is already a cult item, but the watchmaker has taken a step further with this new timepiece while maintaining the strong identity of its line. The secret lies in the treatment of the ceramic bracelet and case, which gives it a deep black color. This adds to the masculinity of this watch.
A large, deep dial, inspired by the nautical world features an interplay between the 12-hour scale at the outer edge, the 24-hour scale in the centre, and the minute track in the center. The GMT hand, with its red arrow, shows the time of the second time zone. The 41mm case houses a 42-hour power reserve automatic mechanism.
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