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Press News   
20.03.2015   
#13
 
   
We are pleased to offer you an exclusive presentation of the new products from the Swiss Exhibitors at BASELWORLD 2015. Please ask for your press accreditation to access all material about these models (HD pictures, texts in English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, simplified Chinese).
BREITLING
 
TISSOT
 
LONGINES
 
PERRELET
 
BULOVA ACCU SWISS
 
GC WATCHES
 
ORIS
 
RONDA
 

 
BREITLING | Bentley GMT Light Body B04 Midnight Carbon
 
The new Bentley GMT Light Body B04 Midnight Carbon combines British chic with an exceptional ‘motorisation’. Carved from titanium with a highly resistant carbon-based coating, the case is distinguished by its daring design accentuated by a bezel with a raised motif inspired by Bentley radiator grilles. Beneath its sporting bodywork beats Manufacture Breitling Calibre B04 featuring a dual-time display and peerless user friendliness, as testified by the two patents protecting this exclusive mechanism. To set the main hours hand to local time involves merely turning the crown in either direction in one-hour increments – with automatic adjustment of the date in both directions. Another travel comfort is afforded by the rotating inner ...

 
TISSOT | Tissot Chemin des Tourelles
 
The Tissot Chemin des Tourelles is the latest creation from the brand and tells part of its history. It is named after the street in the town of Le Locle, Switzerland, where Tissot set up its factory in 1907 and has remained ever since. Celebrating more than a century of watchmaking expertise, the watch comes in a multitude of different executions, expressed in a case with a resolutely contemporary design. From the three-hand model to the chronograph, it conveys an elegance that is orchestrated right the way through to the smallest details, with a Clous de Paris hobnail pattern below Roman numerals here, and a sunburst dial motif there. It comes in steel or in a two-tone version that may be set with diamonds in some versions. This ...

 
LONGINES | The Longines Pulsometer Chronograph
 
Longines draws upon its rich watchmaking heritage in reviving one of its 1920s models that was essentially used for medical purposes. Its pulsometric scale meant this monopusher chronograph made it possible not only to measure time, but also the heartbeat in a simple, reliable and accurate manner. Pulse measurements used to be taken over a 60-second period and involved counting the exact number of heartbeats during that entire time. The procedure was not always very rigorous and the creation of the pulsometer served to remedy such potential imprecision. Like the original model, The Longines Pulsometer Chronograph uses the chronograph hand sweeping around the pulsometric scale to indicate the patient’s pulse on the dial after just 30 ...

 
PERRELET | First Class Double Rotor Skeleton 20th Anniversary
 
Perrelet celebrates the 20th anniversary of its emblematic Double Rotor by raising this fundamental invention to fresh peaks of refinement. Issued in limited series of 250 for its steel version, and 77 for the pink gold variation, the First Class Double Rotor Skeleton anniversary collection combines the watchmaking genius of this automatic winding system with the art of skeleton-working. Thanks to this ingenious alliance, the openworked dial enables the eye to travel into the heart of the mechanism, lulled by the natural rhythm of the second rotor. The pink gold Double Rotor features a new design with a Côtes de Genève finish and a special engraving to mark this jubilee. Loyal to the original model, the Manufacture Perrelet P-481 calibre ...

 
BULOVA ACCU SWISS | Chronographe Percheron
 
When it comes to design, the new Percheron collection plays by its own rules, including for case construction. Raising the bar for solidity and shock-resistance, its multi-part architecture is designed in a unique capsule form that is anchored by screws that go all the way through the case to the back. The sub-bezel, with its stylised bumpers, adds to the impression of strength that comes from this innovative concept, designed to withstand depths down to 100 metres. First in this new collection of automatic watches, the Percheron chronograph leaves no doubt about its sporting and contemporary personality. The pink gold tones of the case make a sophisticated contrast with the smoke brown accents of the dial, while luminescent hands and ...

 
GC WATCHES | Gc Bold Chronograph
 
The new Gc Bold Chronograph asserts its masculine character through an irresistible blend of precision, quality and design. Expressed through a clever colour combination, this powerful personality asserts an elegant style tinged with distinctive trendy touches. The engraved bezel presents striking contrasts with its polished and brushed finishes. Four distinctive screws accentuate its composition, while the dial creates three-dimensional effects enhanced by a striped motif. The chronograph counters offer perfect readability backed by extremely graphic and generous hour-markers. The model is available in various interpretations capable of catering to tastes of contemporary men keen to combine style with functionality.

 
ORIS | Oris Thelonious Monk Limited Edition
 
Oris presents the latest timepiece in a collection that pays tribute to jazz legends. Produced as a 1,000-piece limited series, the Thelonious Monk celebrates the unique talent of one of the greatest ever American jazz pianists and composers. Monk was known for his avant-garde style and dissonant harmonies. In a clever reference to his distinctive technique, the smoke blue sunburst dial features 11 graduations between 10 and 12 o'clock. The hour-markers take the form of small polished dots. The back of the case is engraved with the "Round Minute" pianist's favourite quip, "MONK ALWAYS KNOW". He liked to share this play on words – "Monk" is "Know" backwards – with audiences by turning around the ring he wore and which had been ...

 
RONDA | Xtratech Z50 2-Eye Chronograph 13¼‘‘‘
 
Z60, the range has been supplemented by a further model. The simple look of the new Z50 follows the trend for stopwatches and creative designs; thanks to the balanced positioning of the two eyes on the dial, the brand manufacturer has plenty of room for individual design. Ronda also sticks to the motto “less is more” for the new Z50: the functions of the repairable movement of size 13¼‘‘‘ with a 30.00 mm diameter are limited to a chrono stop-second, a 30-minute counter, a small second and a date indicator. In autumn 2015 the product will come onto the market in a nickel plated Swiss Made version. The Xtratech line intentionally sets aside any extras that would add to the expense of the movement; above all, it is very much ...

   
   
   
   
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