Welcome to the next instalment of our weekly series where we highlight all of the latest watch news, The Wind Up. In this week’s round-up we’ll be featuring new watches from Bremont, Richard Mille and Blancpain. Enjoy gents!
Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Red Bronze
As scintillating as it is original, the new Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Red Bronze is an energetic piece that combines a bright and distinctive red with a bronze care. Steeped in the brand’s rich affinity with the ocean, the Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Red Bronze is a brilliant example of excessiveness in functionality, where the rich and luxurious look of the bronze case is accentuated by the loud and attention-grabbing red dial. Love it!
Richard Mille Snow Setting
Richard Mille has employed the art of gem-setting, aptly naming the technique “snow setting”. Applicable to diamonds, rubies, emeralds, tsavorites, sapphires, orals and hematite, the technique of snow setting brings to life these incredible precious gems, especially so with its seemingly haphazard arrangement of stones, not that dissimilar to the random flashes of snowflakes in the sun.
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Diabolus in Machina
Combining a minute repeater with a flying tourbillon, the Roger Dubuis Excalibur Diabolus in Machina has some serious horological prowess. Coupled with its avant-garde and highly contemporary aesthetic, the Roger Dubuis Excalibur Diabolus in Machina holds its own as an over-the-top, no-bars-held piece of haute horlogerie that defies logic and is, in its own right, quite existential.
Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms No Rad
New from Blancpain is the Tribute to Fifty Fathoms No Rad, a beautiful reinterpretation of one of the maison’s most iconic and memorable timepieces. Originally introduced in the mid-1960s, the model had the recognisable “no radiation” logo stamped on the dial, indicating that the piece was not inherently using luminescent materials composed of radiation. And while its functional applicability has all but dissipated, the “no radiation” logo is now richly associated with Blancpain and carries forth into the brand’s latest iteration of the famed diver.
Bremont Jaguar E-Type 60th Anniversary
The relationship between Bremont and Jaguar just seems like a match made in heaven. And to celebrate this historic partnership, Bremont has released its latest timepiece commemorating one of the motoring manufacturer’s most iconic vehicles, the revered Jaguar E-Type. First launched at the Geneva Motor Show in 1961, the E-Type continues to this day to influence car making and has become one of the most sought after and collectible vehicles in the world. To celebrate its anniversary, Bremont has released an exclusive limited-edition box set which includes one of two different chronographs, one in green and the other in grey, along with a rally timer and a unique driving experience courtesy of Bremont.
Sarpaneva x Moomin x The Hour Glass
The Hour Glass has teamed up with Sarpaneva and Moomin to celebrate the beloved central characters that feature in a series of books and a comic strip by the esteemed Swedish-Finn illustrator and writer, Tove Jansson. The piece features a three-layered skeletonised dial with 8 hand-painted Swiss Super-Luminova emission colours encased in stainless steel with a pink gold crown and a matching pink gold bezel. The piece will be powered by the Soprod A10 movement and will be limited to only 20 models.
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