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Vulcain has been around a while, and are most known for their Cricket watches, and V-10 mechanical alarm movement. Which apparently has a very audible mechanical alarm. While an alarm may seem a simple complication, getting a good sound out of a mechanical movement is tough. Most of us are used to beeping Casio watches. While an alarm is very useful to some people, Vulcain makes some far fetched claims about the audibility of the alarm underwater. Really Vulcain? You expect a diver in full suit to hear this alarm during a dive? Really? Still, the alarm is said to last for 15-20 seconds. If it is loud enough to be heard underwater, I would not want to be the guy whose Vulcain Cricket goes off in a meeting (oh, now I get the Cricket name!). The alarm itself seems simple to set (using the center alarm time ring), but not particularly accurate. Seems like you can get withing a 2-3 minute range of when you want it to go off. The watch is rated for 100 meters. Clearly not extreme. While this rating is ok for light swimming and snorkeling, this is not the rating needed for a serious dive watch. Further, the watch is not an automatic, but manually wound. Hardly extreme. Hardly, Vulcain...
Before coming out with the Spring Drive movement, Seiko created the Kinetic movement. The idea was simple. Take the rotor from an automatic mechanical movement, and instead of having it wind a main spring, have it charge a battery. This relieved the owner of ever having to replace the watch battery, and gave them the accuracy of a quartz movement. The Kinetic movement was very successful for Seiko. Via the push of a button you could see how much of a charge remained in the battery. At the time the Kinetic was released in the mid 1990s, it was quite an innovation.
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CITIZEN ATTESA WR 200 Eco Drive Solar Radio Controlled Mens Watch Made in Japan
0.00 (3 Bids)
Time Remaining: 56m
When you consider Patek Philippe’s rich history of watch-making, it is not hard to understand how they manage to continually exceed the expectations of their clients. Whilst it may not be common knowledge, Patek Philippe is the creator of one of the most complicated mechanical watch ever made, the Calibre 89, created for the 150th anniversary of the company in 1989. It holds 33 complications, including the date of Easter, a thermometer, time of sunrise, equation of time (which is the difference, over the course of a year, between time as read from a sundial and a clock), sidereal time (the measure of the position of the Earth in its rotation around its axis), and many other indicators. The Calibre 89 is also able to add a day to February for leap years while leaving out the extra day for every 100 year interval.
I am typically not one for celebrity gossip. As far as I am concerned, celebrities, for the most part, are just like you and me, but less intelligent, with more money, and with lots more free time on their hands. But when you combine watches and celebrities I get a bit interested, if not for sheer voyeuristic intentions.
Essentially you need to be a slave to Apple, use what it tells you to use, and NOTHING else. Check all the message boards for signs of other's chagrin.
Outcome: Overall the high price and mythical status of platinum beats out the warm rose gold hues. Sure some people might not know what material it is at first, but the watch is going to be worn amongst like-minded individuals who wouldn't dare suspect you of wearing anything but platinum. The nod goes to the Clinton watch for sheer indulgence across the board. And you can always melt it down later for yacht money.
If you have a watch with a bracelet, do not hesitate to buy a strap for it. You can really change the look of a watch by juxtaposing the way a watch is attached to your wrist. Many high quality watches come with several straps these days to give their owners flexibility with how the watches look and feel. An otherwise classy watch can suddenly become a sporty watch by removing a metal bracelet and installing a rubber strap. There is no shortage of options and choices for looking to add news looks to their watch collection.
To accomplish this feat of style, the Tambour Diver excels because it is focused. You will see me complain a lot about watches trying to be too many things. This watch only attempts to be a pinnacle of the style and device it is purporting to be. You will not see the Louis Vuitton monogram on this watch, nor any amount of superfluous additions. This is what really takes this from being just another Louis Vuitton, or for that matter "luxury good." I applaud this achievement and hope to own an example of one someday. The price is about ,600 for the diving model with rubber strap.
Rare Pre Owned Louis Vuitton LV277 Tambour Automatic Chrono Watch Q1142
Time Remaining: 40m
Buy It Now for only: ,600.00
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Vintage Mens Marcel and Cie Antimagnetic 10715 Swiss Made Wrist Watch
Time Remaining: 48m
Buy It Now for only: .95
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Authentic Louis Vuitton Tambour Watch Q11115 395mm Stainless Steel Quartz
Time Remaining: 3h 5m
Buy It Now for only: ,295.00
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NEW LOUIS VUITTON Tambour Black Dial Quartz Watch Q1D002 Limited Production
Time Remaining: 5h 14m
Buy It Now for only: ,350.00
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LOUIS VUITTON TAMBOUR WATCH with Alligator band extra band and box included
5.99 (12 Bids)
Time Remaining: 7h 16m
The TV screen looking case and face are apt for the purposes this watch is designed for. While not a small watch in size, the Wearfone is humble, and makes for a respectable piece of wrist technology. I like that it features a metal (probably aluminum) bracelet, which ups the style a bit. A rubber strap would have made the thing just look cheap. Expect a number of colors and options to be available.
Chances are that your watch is mostly metal. Sure there are plastic or ceramic watches. And those made of other exotic compounds (Carbon, Kevlar, etc...), but most watches are some form of metal. And metals are not all created equally. No one here needs a lesson on geology or metallurgy, nor am I prepared to offer one, but watch metals are far more varied that "steel, titanium, gold, and platinum." First comes the base metal out of the ground, then comes industrialization to refine, mix, and alter the based compounds which create the metals we wear everyday. Lastly, there's the delicate process of machining and shaping the metal.
The watch is actually a well finished diving watch with a lot going for it. It has been around for a few years, and the styling is quite cool in my opinion. Squares pattern the rubber strap, number indicators, and texture on the face. The lug styling is a likely source of inspiration for the Hublot Big Bang designers (at they look almost the same as on the Paul Picot that we designed before hand), but it is possible that another design pre-existed both the C-Type and the Big Bang. We all know how frequently "design flattery" shows up in the watch world.
I really love the hands on this watch. With triangular geometric precision they travel around the face's rounded and squared shapes. Interaction with the roman numerals is good, and legibility is clear despite the intense level of information.
Breitling's new Avenger Seawolf Chronograph watch uses a new "non-contact" chronograph pusher system. Traditionally, depressing the chronograph pushers lowered a lever into the body of the watch. In the new for 2008 Avenger Seawolf Chronograph, pushing down the lever causes a magnet to approach another magnet inside the case without actually entering the case. In this instance the pusher never penetrates the watch case which remains sealed. This innovation allows for the watch case to remain completely sealed, and offer a "no-contact" chronograph operation experience. So for reference, the new magnet system allows for the Breitling Avenger Seawolf Chronograph to be fully functional at 1000 meters underwater.
With full knowledge of their audience, Bell & Ross offers a line of BR-02 models, even some in pink gold. The PVD model offer on this eBay auction is ideal, and a perfect blend of style and function. While typically well over ,500, this particular eBay auction begins at just ,800. An excellent deal for this watch.
In my opinion this all black sporty-classy Citizen Alterna is a really nice looking watch. Though it is unique in its execution combining the seemingly opposed forces that are formal watches with activity ones, the end result works well making for a well-balanced watch that works for most occasions. The one pictured is priced at bit over 0 on eBay right now.
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Making Sense Of The Sellita SW200 Movement: Same As ETA 2824-2
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Making Sense Of The Sellita SW200 Movement: Same As ETA 2824-2
The reality is that many other computer companies could have made the MacBook Air long ago in terms of size and specifications. The most expensive version of the Apple MacBook costs close to ,000 with the solid state hard drive (SSD) at only 64gb of space. These have been around for a while, and are not commonly implemented because of their limited size and price. By the end of the year, solid state drives are going to more than triple in capacity and drastically lower in cost. All the early MacBook Air adopters are going to be hitting themselves. Of course Apple could care less, what the consumer wants is really not important to them. In the Apples have never been a bargain by any means.
The watch itself has style elements from all over the place, yet there is nothing out there that looks like it. The shape of the case looks like a Bell & Ross BR-01 with a gun trigger, though the strap is connected from the bottom, without lugs, but rather bolted to the case. This is needed for the slide out module to work well. The face is quite sparse and likely large. Clarify will be good, but I would have liked to see some more functionality. A jet-setting spy could use some additional functions. GMT maybe? A chronograph? That isn't too much to ask for is it? The images probably don't do the watch too much justice. I look forward to seeing one in the flesh for a real determination of how well it would go with a tuxedo.
I have no plans of stopping my writing of course, and hope you'll stick around for more. You'll notice typos and minor mistakes from time to time in the articles. I apologize for this, it is the trade-off of writing so frequently and with such organic composure. It is either ultra-polished content when I get around to it, or the words directly from my thoughts as they flow, allowing for the frequency with which I post. I prefer the latter. So forgive my mistakes, and if any are of such annoyance that you demand alteration to satiate your inner sense of OCD, please don't hesitate to contact me.
U-Boat has been releasing some impressive watches as of late. I have been taking more notice of them, and like where they are going. The sizes range from as low to 45mm and up to 55mm (likely more soon). While you can get watches in steel and gold, they now offer large ceramic cases on the Flightdeck models. Both the gold and ceramic models shown are 55mm and Flightdeck models, but another model U-Boat offer that I like a lot is the "Thousands Of Feet." I'll likely cover that more at a later time.
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Sometimes you need to do more than merely appreciate or discuss what currently exists, you need to ask for things to be made. There are a variety of watches from makers such as Suunto, Polar, Linde Werdelin, and other that will tell you your body's temperature, and heart rate. With that information they will also attempt to tell you other information such as how many calories you are burning and peak exercise levels. But what if there existed a device that could turn weight loss and fitness into a more exact science.
Watches-brand.com is based out of China, and as is typical of the fare the English (Engrish) is pretty hilarious. Aside from the odd grammar and peculiar choice of words, I get a big kick out of the tag line under the website name as seen above. "Fation Wtches!" I'll let you get the point yourself. Oh, and according to them, you cannot have enough "A" letters to indicate quality. In their case, all watches get a "AAAAA" rating. Sweet!
Marcello C watches were my first love in Swiss watches. I learned about them from a WatchTime Annual watch list talking about watches being sold that year. This was maybe in 2003. I was lucky enough to find a Marcello C Nettuno 3 on eBay for a very reasonable price. The Marcello C Tridente is a larger version of that watch with a deeper water resistance of 1000m. The fit and finish of this watch are impeccable, tantamount to that of a Rolex. It uses a ETA 2824-2 movement which is as reliable a a chronometer, but just has not been formally certified.