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Russian Watch Press Awards Vacheron Constantin awarded

(12/2006) In December 2006, in Russia, Vacheron Constantin’s Patrimony Collection Excellence Platine received first prize in the men’s watch category at the Russian Watch Press Awards. This annual prize is chosen by a jury comprising such well-known editors in chief and journalists as Alex Vetrov, editor of Watches, Alex Kulish, editor of Forbes Style, Aleksei Kutkovoi, editor of Tourbillion, Denis Peshkov, editor of Revolution, Alexei Tarkhanov, chief of Culture section, Kommersant, Nikolai Uskov, editor-in-chief GQ and Uriy Khnichrin, an editor at Robb Report.

La Revue des Montres Vacheron Constantin is awarded two Prix de l’Année 2006

(11/2006) On November 28, Vacheron Constantin was awarded two Prix de l'Année 2006 by the French watch magazine, La Revue des Montres. The awards were made at the Musée des Arts et Métiers, right in the heart of Paris. Marc Guten, Vacheron Constantin’s International Director, and Jean-Yves Di Martino, Director of Vacheron Constantin France, both present for the occasion, received the awards from Stephan Ciejka, the magazine’s editor-in-chief.

Dual visualization of measured times Breitling Skyracer: THE HEIGHT OF MECHANICAL FUNCTIONALITY

(11/2006) The Professional line is the showcase for Breitling's technological expertise, not only in the field of electronics, but also in that of mechanical watchmaking. Witness the new Skyracer, a selfwinding chronograph designed to be the most efficient in its category. With this in mind, Breitling has equipped it with the new Caliber 27, an exclusive mechanism enabling dual visualization of measured times.

Outstanding value for money. New: WEMPE ZEITMEISTER Glashütte i/SA

(10/2006) The German title “Meister” ("master craftsman") has always stood for acknowledged expertise and quality. The Association of German Jewellery Retailers established this qualification for watchmakers in the 1950s. Equivalent to the contemporary notion of “time management,” the German phrase “Zeit meistern" (literally "to master one’s time"), also dates from the 1950s, the period of West Germany’s economic revival.

Easy management of flight times In titanium or steel: The new flight instrument Co-Pilot by breitling

(10/2006) The new Co-Pilot module is designed to meet the expectations of Breitling's privileged users, who are first and foremost private and professional pilots, whether civilian or military. Efficient and high on performance, this auxiliary electronic module in titanium or steel does not merely indicate local time or universal time (UTC); it also enables easy management of flight times.

On-the-dot precision INCURSORE Arco II: Commitment to high readability and aesthetics

(10/2006) With its large dot in the centre o the dial, the INCURSORE Arco II stands out straight away. The hour is displayed on this dot with an extremely short hand. On the outer rings, the colours stand out just as clearly as those of the ‘centre dot’, and there is both a scale of 5 to 60 and a countdown scale of 60 back down to 0.“This is a dial that gives a strong technical impression,” says CEO Katherina Brechbühler.

Chronometer-certified by the COSC Breitling Blackbird: The Individuality Instinct

(06/2006) For Breitling, the name Blackbird traditionally refers to a special series designed on the basis of the Chronomat, the brand's flagship model. The new Blackbird is an original chronograph distinguished by the strength of its design and its undeniable individuality instinct. It radiates a personality all its own within the Breitling wrist instrument collection.

Unique brother AIRMAN SST 06 D24: Rarity for Aficionados

(05/2006) The unique brother of the AIRMAN SST 06 is the Double 24, the design of the case is also influenced by the “Pumpkin” from the 60’s. It simultaneously displays three optional 24 hour time zones – very seldom found on the watch market. This is made possible by the double 24 hour display from the centre, complemented by an independent rotating bezel which is set by a crown at two o’clock.

Montblanc Presents a World Premiere Montblanc at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie SIHH 2006

(05/2006) Firmly rooted in the culture of craftmanship for the past 100 years, the Montblanc brand has long been counted among the established makers of chronometers represented at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva every year. The chronometers with the white star, produced in Le Locle, Switzerland, by Montblanc Montre S.A., stand for exquisite, traditional craftsmanship coupled with modern design.

Gigantic aquarium Breitling at Baselworld 2006 - A new booth, a new presence

(03/2006) More beautiful, more imposing, more functional: the new Breitling booth inaugurated this year reflects the spirit and the style of the "winged B" brand more clearly than ever. The star of the show is a gigantic aquarium featuring 600 silvery sea bass that appear to be swimming in mid-air in the large central hall.


(03/2006) Breitling adds a new multifunction electronic chronograph named Airwolf to its Professional line. A concentrated blend of performances and efficiency, designed with and for aviation professionals. A recognized leader in mechanical chronographs, Breitling has also asserted itself as a pioneer in electronic timepieces.

BASELNEWS 2006 Glycine AIRMAN SST 06 - Innovation meets Tradition

(03/2006) That tradition doesn’t mean standstill is proven by the almost 100 year old Glycine Watch SA at this year’s Baselworld: it presents new models – the design was inspired by legendary watches from the 60’s and 90’s, the technology is from today.

BASELNEWS 2006 Senator Navigator: The New Pilot’s Watches by Glashütte Original

(03/2006) Looking back on a long tradition in the design and manufacture of pilot’s watches, and thus outfitted with extensive knowledge on the subject, the engineers at the Glashütte Original watch manufactory created two new pilot’s in the watch models Senator Navigator and Senator Navigator Panorama Date. Quality and exceptional detail precision comprised the basic concept in the developing these timepieces for perfectionists without compromise.

BASELNEWS 2006 Patek Philippe presents the Spiromax® balance spring

(03/2006) A year after the launch of the first Swiss lever escapement with a silicon escape wheel (patent application No. EP05006186), Patek Philippe presents an additional fundamental innovation: the Spiromax® balance spring made of Silinvar™. It is an epochal step forward in the constant quest for isochronism in portable mechanical watches. On the occasion of Baselworld 2006, the Geneva workshops will showcase the first watch with this innovation in a second limited “Patek Philippe Advanced Research” edition: the Ref. 5350 with a Spiromax® spring and a silicon escape wheel.

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