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The Tourbillon carriage, which is fitted outside the movement and case where it is suspended, literally, rotates in a multi-dimensional manner on two axes, the main one being vertical. The design of this disconcerting time device borrows its rigid and light structure from renowned cable-stayed bridges; an extended arm of cables fastened to the plate holds the cage in a vertical position, thus highlighting the sensation of autonomy.

As this idea has spread to more people that just us watch fanatics, you'll find a helpful watch style piece on throwback watches on AskMen.com here. They do a brief overview of a few select "throwback" watch designs, from a fashion perspective. Fashion is a big part of it, but for me, I think certain older looking designs are just functionally so good. Here are a couple of "Heritage" Breitling watches that push this point home. First is the extremely popular (and large) Breitling Superocean Heritage 46mm wide watch. It is a throwback to the 1950s, when diving was extra manly, and involves the dangers of less than today's technology.

A powerful message
Faced with a scourge that undermines companies and countries alike, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) has joined forces with the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH) to launch a vast information campaign aimed at the general public. It will take the form of powerful visuals backed by a simple, hard-hitting message: "Fake Watches are for Fake People." The campaign will be unrolled in the international media that are supporting this initiative. Clearly, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, whose vocation is to defend and promote the values of Fine Watchmaking and its professions, could not stay silent in the face of counterfeiting. The time has come to challenge this plague on innovative, socially-responsible, high-tech businesses.

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Today's mod is another Seiko SKX013 made to look like a Seiko Orange Monster Ref. SKX781K3. The Orange Monster is a bit of a cult watch for Seiko being adored by many for its looks and low price. It is also very popular due its lume. Seiko has a special proprietary lume that is licensed by many Swiss watch firms. The Orange Monster Diver is known as one of the brightest night watches. However it is 45mm wide, and for some people it is just too big. The SKX013 however is 38mm wide, which is considered medium (or small to many of you). In this instance, the idea of not being able to wear an Orange Monster because it was too large did not seem like a good enough excuse to not enjoy the style. So a smaller SKX013 was used as a base for this modification. The dial, hands, and other minor cosmetic changes needed to be made, and the result is really nice looking believeable watch. There are a number of minor technical considerations to take into consideration when modding a watch, so this is a skill as much as an art, so it's often a good idea to consult with an experienced modder if you have a complex project in mind.

There will be two versions of the watch. A more reasonable 41mm wide version, and a 36.25mm version that is unlikely to be bound for American shores as we don't kindly to mini men's diver's watches. Each version will be limited to, you guessed it, 2010 pieces. Inside the watch will be the familiar Omega Caliber 2500 automatic movement. Omega is quick to point out it features their Co-Axial escapement as this is the 10th anniversary of the complication's initial release. Like all Seamasters that this watch is based on, it has 300 meters of water resistance and a helium escape valve. Plus, the movement is certified as a Chronometer, so you can be sure it is pretty accurate.

Entry level is still not cheap for most people. Keep in mind that the retail price of the rose gold plated version is 50 plus, so a problem of this magnitude in a watch at this price is inexcusable. Honestly Hamilton, what went wrong here?

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Breitling Colt

The Sea Touch is all about diving looks and diving features. While the T-Touch is a capable diving watch, it's functions are designed for land use. The Sea Touch adds a depth gauge, dive log book, and various important information like rates of ascent and descent. None of these features will be useful on land, but are invaluable to the diving enthusiast. The pushers on the case have a new patented double seal system unique to Tissot. It makes them easy to operate yet water resistant. The watch is resistant to 200 meters, making it worthy for anything you'd need to subject it to. Remember that the case still needs to have sensory openings (through the back of the case) to collect data. I wonder if the compass would work under water. I have no idea if that effects it all, I'll have to consider that... (UPDATE: Compass does work under water).

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Romain Jerome Crisis Tourbillon Watch: This Small Company "Knows No Crisis" Watch Releases
I am not sure if this is a real watch that will be sold as a one off (limited edition of one as seen on the dial "1/1"), or whether it is a metaphor. Either way it is a bit clever to say the least. It is also really "French ballsy." "Ma petite entreprise ne connaît pas la crise." This is Romain Jerome's CEO  Yvan Arpa saying, "my small company knows no crisis." Well that is good, your small company also knows no price limits. After the Titanic and Moon DNA watches, I am not going to be surprised to see the Human DNA watch. Now that would be a grotesque novelty.

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Omega Specialities watches

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So for these reasons, "have you ever worn a real watch" is a dumb question. And the response offered by Jaeger LeCoultre makes no sense. In fact, I can't determine if there is really a response at all. A question akin to some hallucinogenically derived postulate about existence itself that has about as much of a good answer as does something like "do we ever really live?" and "can enough money really ever buy a good advertising campaign?"

You'll notice that these three watches heavily feature the use of diamonds. Well women do like diamonds, but there is another reason. Not to sound remedial, but people like diamonds because they shine. The shine comes from light refracting off the various flat planes on the cut gem. When you are inspecting a diamond, you gently turn it in the light to admire its sparkle. Using this same concept, the designers of these three watches specifically places diamonds on the moving parts so as to enhance the sparkle factor. I do hope that "sparkle factor" now becomes an industry terms.

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Breitling Galactic

Thomas Prescher Tourbillon Trilogy Watches Are The Most Elegant And Refined Tourbillon Watches I've Ever Known Watch Releases Thomas Prescher Tourbillon Trilogy Watches Are The Most Elegant And Refined Tourbillon Watches I've Ever Known Watch Releases Why all the fuss about the number of axises that a tourbillon travels around? To be honest, it is only two things; visual splendor and bragging rights. Thomas Prescher is the first watch maker to successfully place a triple axis tourbillon in a wrist watch. "They said it could not be done!" Well what ever "they" said, it was done, and in a manner that is outstanding to view. Because when it comes down to it, that is the purpose of tourbillon movements in wrist watches. To look cool and complication, which does to the visual splendor element I referred to.

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Limes Klassik Cartouche Watch Available: Guilloche For The Masses

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Welder K26 Watches Give Color Options With Four Interchangeable Crystal Lenses

Welder K26 Watches Give Color Options With Four Interchangeable Crystal Lenses

Pricing is competitive at about 00 on the high end, 00 on the lower end. Nivrel German watches are not the easiest to find, but you'll get one if you look online hard enough.

Bell & Ross Vintage 126 XL Edicion Limitada Watch Has South American Charm Watch Releases

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Replica Tudor Pelagos

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So for the third season of Survivor Man, Les Stroud is wearing a new watch. This time it is a Tissot T-Touch Trekking. with the yellow face. While the watch comes in other colors, the yellow is meant to assist with viewing it in low light conditions (not to be stealthy). I'd opt for the darker toned faces (like the PVD all black version). You are probably familiar with the Tissot T-Touch line of watches. They are really something cool. The functions aren't anything completely unique as watch makers Suunto and Casio have been doing them for years, but Tissot is able to integrate them in a slicker manner. What makes the Tissot T-Touch watches different are the touch faces (you literally touch the section of the watch you want to activate - see the names of the functions around the face?), and the analog-digital hybridization. So you don't get more functionality out of the Tissot T-Touch watches, you just get it in a cooler  (and arguably more sayisfying) way. It should be obvious that these are quartz/computer watches, versus mechanical ones. Battery life is about 1-3 years.

Great Breguet Transatlantique XX Watch, Sold In The Wrong Tone Watch Releases This guy blathers on about the flyback mechanism of the chronograph. That should take about 5 seconds. I mean the guy doesn't even wear the watch. What is the point if don't show the item for sale in its "natural" environment. Point at hand, if you are going to the trouble of shooting a video about a watch with some dude in it, please don't gloss over the "I am wearing the solid gold watch and looking pimp shot." He isn't selling a freaking Timex! This watch retails for something around ,000 and the narrator bleeds with apathy over the beautiful Breguet Transatlantique XX watch. Maybe I don't really understand where this guy is coming from. Perhaps he worked for public television and narrated those videos on the chateaus of France travel programs that always made me appreciate my own backyard so much more if I had to run in to people like this while traveling.

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You know that I have been economically deluded by the watch world when I hear that a watch costs around ,000, only to think, "that sounds like a really good price." Not that I can afford it, I just wouldn't expect an 18k rose gold-cased Audemars Piguet watch with an in house chronograph movement to go for that "low" of a price. I must have luxo-fever. But for ,000 you can't go too wrong with this beautiful chronograph version of Audemars Piguet's lovely Millenary watch. The sorta asymmetric is not off-centered as it might appear. Two oblong circles overlap to create that interesting look that Audemars Piguet perfected. Though, the chronograph version does actually have some off-centered dials.

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Inside the Nazca G Power Reserve watch is a modified ETA Valjoux 7750 movement that has a power reserve function. It is a good work horse, and has been known to work well with a power reserve modification. The actual power reserve for the movement is 42 hours.The case itself is water resistant to 100 meters. You also get a number of strap options. Black or brown calfskin strap with either orange or red stitching, or a rubber strap option; both with locking steel clasps.