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Archive for July 2010

U-BOAT Italo Fontana Classico 1001

Limited Edition of 1,001 Pieces of Each Color

The case,U-BOAT in titanium with black IP treatment, measures 55mm x 18mm. It has a sapphire crystal and is water resistant to 1,001 meters.

U-BOAT Movement is a Swiss automatic with 25 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 40 hours. It is modified to have the winding stem at 9 o’clock position.

Written by kevin

July 31, 2010 at 3:12 am

Travelling with LW’s 3-Timer Series

From Miami to Shanghai and St. Tropez…

The 3-Timer can be set to show three different time zones, using the GMT hand and the bidirectional 24-hour bezel. This series is available in stainless steel with a silver, black or green dial.

MSRP starts at 4,140 Euros. 4,920 Euros for the green dial, a limited edition of 22 pieces.

Written by kevin

July 31, 2010 at 3:10 am

U-BOAT Italo Fontana U-51 Rattrapante

Limited Edition of 100 Pieces

The case, in stainless steel, measures 51mm x 19mm. It has a sapphire crystal and is water resistant to 120 meters.

Movement is an automatic Swiss split-seconds chronograph caliber by Alfred Rochat (base Valjoux 7750) with 25 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 44 hours.

Written by kevin

July 31, 2010 at 3:02 am

U-BOAT Italo Fontana U-42

Limited Edition of 999 Pieces

The case, in titanium grade 5, measures 53mm x 18mm (65mm with crown). The crystal is sapphire and it is water resistant to 300 meters.

The bi-directional rotating bezel is lockable with a lever on the right side of the case. The U-42’s winding crown was built in two parts: one is attached to the movement stem whilst the other is hinged to it with a pivot. This gives a flexible joint configuration which allows the crown to protrude considerably from the watch itself for winding and setting, yet returning it to a protected, hidden position diminishing the side clutter when in action.

Movement is the automatic Swiss caliber U-BOAT U-28 with 25 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 40 hours. The dial is made with a slab in brass galvanized and finished with a bright enamel paste. Hands are German Silver. The leather strap measures 23mm with 23mm buckle.

Written by kevin

July 30, 2010 at 2:49 am

Zenith Elite Captain

The case, in stainless steel or in 18kt rose gold, measures 40mm x 8mm. It has an AR-coated sapphire crystal, a sapphire display back and water resistance to 50 meters.

Movement is the automatic Zenith in-house caliber Elite 670 with 27 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 50 hours.

Written by kevin

July 29, 2010 at 1:07 pm

Angular Momentum – R.D.S. Classic Revolving-Disk-System

Swiss Patent CH686988

In 1999, Angular Momentum has launched its firest watch collection “The Pioneers“-
This Collection was featuring the Revolving-Disk-System (R.D.S.), an invention by Angular Momentum, registered in Switzerland as technical Patent under the number CH 686988. The technical description simply defines, “that a watch hand can be replaced by a disc“.

In the past 10 years, Angular Momentum has created and manufactured a wide range of watches with unique time displays with Revolving and jumping Disks, based and developed on the original R.D.S.-Technology such as World Time Watches, Traveler Watches, Digital Watches, Moon Phase Watches, Digital-Analogue Regulators, BigDate Watches and many many more.

Now as a homage to its first Collection of 1999, Angular Momentum has released a new and overworked and sophisticated version of a classic R.D.S timepiece, named R.D.S. Classic.

As all Angular Momentum timepieces, also the R.D.S. Classics are custom made on demand. considering customer‘s individual requests to make it a unique piece. Hour disk available in any color combination.

Written by kevin

July 29, 2010 at 1:05 pm

Towson Watch & Little Treasure Jewelers Launch of New Watch

The Pride II – A Limited Edition of 100 Pieces

The Pride II salutes the Pride of Baltimore II, a full-scale reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner, the type of vessel called Baltimore Clippers, that helped America win the War of 1812 and finally secure its freedom. The Pride of Baltimore II represents the State of Maryland throughout the world as a goodwill ambassador.

The Towson Watch Company was founded in 2000 by two gentlemen whose passion is working with mechanical timepieces, Hartwig Balke and George Thomas. Together they have created a series of Chesapeake-themed timepieces, represented most currently by the Pride II.

The Pride II will be introduced at a two-day special event to be held at Little Treasury Jewelers, 1316 Main Chapel Way, Gambrills, Maryland on Friday, July 30, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (wine and beer reception), and on Saturday, July 31, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

All Timezoners are welcome to attend. Call 410-721-7100 for more information or visit their website.

Specifications:

The polished stainless steel case measures 39mm x. 44mm. It has an AR-coated sapphire crystal and is water resistant to 50 meters.

Silver or black dial with embossed, polished and rhodium plated numerals, skeletonized polished hands.

Movement is the Swiss automatic ETA caliber 2892-A2 with 21 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 46 hours. It is adjusted to 5 positions, has a Nivarox hairspring and a Glucydure balance with Incabloc shock absorption.

It is available with either a black or brown crocodile leather strap with folding clasp.

Written by kevin

July 28, 2010 at 1:36 pm