Just underneath the slightly raised off centre hours/minutes dial, demo watch is the retrograde pointer date hand, that indicates the date on a 180 degree arch. It's always a bit of a lottery buying a watch with a badly scratched crystal as you can never be sure what is hiding underneath and unfortunately this time.
Removing the crystal revealed a few scratches on the dial caused by clumsy handling in the past. Case: 46 mm hand-engraved yellow gold ; sapphire crystal, sapphire caseback hand-engraved yellow gold dial crown set with one ruby.
Seven years ago IWC started their commitment to the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, a perfect way to demonstrate IWC's commitment to philanthropy by releasing a limited edition timepiece in aid of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. Well, you will be able to get them (white or black) for 8,950 Euros (retail price).
This is also an understandable move from Omega demo watch that introduced last year its own collection of military inspired strap, including the black and grey striped one that will be used on the Omega Seamaster 300 Master Co-Axial from James Bond 007 Spectre. There;s the 30-minute counter at 12 and the 12-hour counter at 6.
Here are the?Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Classic and Reverso Classic Large Duo to be introduced at the SIHH 2016. And now we wonder, how the new IWC Portuguese Chronograph Classic?holds up among so much horological history and icons. The mid-case has been made of nickel and lead-free stainless stay-brite steel, while the front and back are made of copper bronze.
A vintage and original rounded-square design, combined with super-bright colors; Yes, the Glashutte Original Sixties Iconic Square Collection comes from that same Saxonian manufacture that can create the Senator Chronometer. Take for instance its in-house developed and manufactured movement, and the fact that it's one of the few Swiss manufacturers who actually make their own balance springs!
We go hands-on with the Schwarz Etienne Roma Power Reserve. Even the angular typography of the numerals on the subdials and bezel (with its square "zero") reinforce this bold style. The case, here in titanium but also available in red or white gold, shows a intensively brushed surface, with contrasting chamfers, highly polished.