Black watches out of Baselworld – Black is black Replica Clearance

As we saw at Baselworld, black watches are in. And we’re not just talking about watches with a black dial and a black strap: no, watches are increasingly sporting ultra-black cases and even black movements, particularly in skeleton watches. So, following on from the automotive industry’s flirtation with black vehicles of every size and shape, watchmaking is going full black, and every style of watch is affected: sports watches, classic watches, haute horlogerie and the avant-garde, as well as women’s watches and jewellery watches.

The cases of these “total black” watches are generally made of stainless steel, titanium or ceramic. While ceramic is relatively easy to colour, this is not the case with steel. Two coating techniques are used to produce a jet-black finish: PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) and DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon). The majority of the timepieces presented here make use of these technologies.

Ultranero. The new Octo by Bulgari is defined by its colour. Produced in Finissimo Tourbillon, Solotempo and Velocissimo (chronograph) versions, it comes in a titanium (for the tourbillon) or DLC-treated steel case, and its dark looks are enhanced by a lacquered or polished dial and bezel, with matching alligator or rubber strap. The pink gold hands, indexes and crown – capped with a black ceramic insert – lift and lighten the total black look. Here, black provides a particularly elegant costume, particularly in the tourbillon version, driven by the BVL 268 calibre, the world’s thinnest tourbillon movement.

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Raymond Weil also goes for the darkly sophisticated look in its new Freelander Squelette Black, whose black PVD-treated steel case, black crown, dial and leather strap are offset by the gilded indices and hands. The self-winding skeletonised mechanical movement, calibre RW4215, with its ruthenium finish, adds to the mystery of the piece.

While the Armin Strom Watches Price Replica Skeleton Pure watches also have skeletonized moves and hand-engraving, the outcomes are more modern and less “decorative,” without the intricate patterns and textures found on the surfaces of their movement. “Actual” in this case refers to the simplicity of the design and how Armin Strom was able to decrease the ARM09 movement to its bare minimum. In reality, they assessed the movement in the Armin Strom Skeleton Pure watches into the ARM09-S (“s” for skeleton) for its minimalized look in feel.The surfaces of the movement bridges are brushed while the edges are beveled making for a nice, albeit much simpler look when compared with the effect we found on the Armin Strom One Minute Skeleton. Honestly, the real difference between the Armin Strom Skeleton Pure and One Week Skeleton is that the ornaments on the skeletonized movement surfaces. The One Week Skeleton is a portion of a more limited edition (of only 50 pieces) with the patterns and fine details, while the Armin Strom Skeleton Pure is available as two limited editions of 100 pieces, with exactly the same style of movement skeletonization but without the decorative features – though there is still a great deal of hand polishing.
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Carl F. Bucherer puts a contemporary face on its famous GMT model, with a deep matt DLC-treated steel case and bracelet, driven by manufacture calibre CFB 1901.1, COSC-certified and capable of displaying three time zones simultaneously. The Patravi TravelTec Black provides optimum readability against its dark dial thanks to light-coloured hands, chronograph registers and indexes.

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At Baselworld 2016 Chronoswiss unveiled two new models in its classic Sirius collection that are likely to appeal to the Lucerne-based watchmaker’s younger and more daring clients. The Sirius Flying Regulator and the Sirius Flying Regulator Jumping Hour, equipped with automatic manufacture calibres C.122 and C.283 respectively, feature a DLC-treated stainless steel case and galvanised black dial, giving the traditional regulator display and slim round case a very contemporary chic, amplified by a sporty red regulator hand and carmine stitching.

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The stunning Epic SF24 by Jacob & Co., with its vertical digital GMT movement, comes this year in a Racing version, available in several colours. The all black model has a DLC-treated grade 5 titanium case which is particularly good match for this powerful-looking timepiece. Dial, hands, indexes and, of course, strap – everything is black, except for the name of the time zone city, in the iconic split-flap display, and the charming jumping hour cam located between 1 and 2 o’clock.

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The new Academy Tourbillon Georges Favre-Jacot by Zenith has a 45 mm black ceramic case. The dial-less design features black faceted luminescent hands and indices, which stand out against the splendid movement: the new manually-wound El Primero 4805 with a tourbillon at 6 o’clock and a fusée-and-chain at 10.30 and 1.30. These are the lightest elements of the watch, standing out visually against the anthracite mainplate and bridges. The dark theme continues with a perforated rubber strap with PVD-treated titanium folding clasp.

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TAG Heuer has also chosen ceramic for its new Carrera-Heuer-01 model, which is also available in titanium and steel. The caseband, lugs, bezel and pushers on the 45 mm case are made of ceramic, while the black cutout dial and its registers open onto the Heuer 01 manufacture chronograph movement, whose black upper bridge is skeletonised.

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Total black is not a new idea for Hublot: this year, it celebrates the tenth anniversary of its “All Black” concept, and it does so with a rather contradictory piece. The case of the Big Bang Unico Sapphire All Black, as its name suggests, is made of black smoked sapphire. Every other element of the watch is black: the dial is black translucent composite resin, and the screws, crown, pushers and clasp are manufactured from PVD-treated titanium, as are the components of the HUB 1242 UNICO movement. As a final touch of sophistication, even the luminous coating on the hands and indexes is black! The result is a transparent all-black watch.

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And there’s more…

In addition to the models presented above, the photo gallery continues our exploration of black with timepieces by Hamilton, Czapek, Romain Gauthier, Seiko, Ulysse Nardin, Armin Strom, Girard-Perregaux and HYT. Click on the big image at the top of the page.

Armin Strom – Max Chilton Edge Double Barrel Replica At Best Price

Again, the Gumball 3000 script logo acts as the backdrop to the running seconds sub-dial at 9 o’clock, but it appears much less in mind on this version. This is a result of the bi-chromatic colour scheme that drops out the reddish quarter mark and seconds hand from the very first watch. We are left, rather, with a black and white affair which evades scrutiny much more effectively. The watch isalso my opinion, better searching for the shift, but it does call into question that this model’s achievement as an ad for the partnership involving Armin Strom and the Rally.The script emblem does look again on the opposite, dominating the left hand side of the movement, which is visible via a sapphire case back. Each of the crystals in this collection (both front and rear) are sapphire and handled with anti-reflective coating. As well as the massive logo engraving on the flip-side, the ARM12-GB calibre shows the balance wheel in precisely the same fashion as its kid brother. Hopefully, that feature will placate those who locate that the Gumball engraving somewhat too crass to stomach.All three watches function in 18,000vph. It is a slow working speed, meaning that the watches would take more time to recover their timekeeping capability after a jolt, but the real advantage is that the visual effect of a slow-swinging balance — and an elongated power reserve. When the balance wheel is so attractive, it’s wonderful to present it to the wearer in a digestible manner. And of the three, the one which offers the most in the manner of visual pleasure, is the third and last watch of the Armin Strom Gumball 3000 Collection.The Armin Strom Tourbillon Gumball 3000 in 18ct rose gold is your daddy of this range. Sporting the hand-wound, double-barrelled, 10-day power reserve ATC11-GB tourbillon movement, this watch means company. From the front, it’s the least clearly related to the Gumball 3000 Rally, with only a gilded engraving around the edge of the 9 o’clock sub-dial from the Armin Strom font. In this example, though, the sub-dial features more than just the going moments hand — here we can observe a superbly executed tourbillon cage, rotating for all the world to see.

” I love a heavier and larger watch on my wrist that still has a sporty feel to it,” says Chilton. “The Edge offers this in a way I haven’t seen before, and I feel very lucky to have one designed and turned into a limited run of eight. “

The Max Chilton Edition Edge Double Barrel commemorates his competition in the North American Verizon IndyCar Series this year and integrates a several details from Chilton’s turbocharged Chevrolet racecar.

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On the dial side, Chilton’s numeral 8 appears in the small seconds register and striking blue hour numbers match the blue on his car. A special plate on the back is etched with Chilton’s “Max” logo and notes this special series is limited to just eight timepieces.

Along with the Chilton design additions, the manual-winding ARM16 caliber features the timepiece’s unusual geometric and angular components. Beating at 18,000 A/h, it offers a generous 8-day power reserve and the hour, minute, small second and power reserve indicator functions.

Cross-grinding decoration of the hand-beveled bridges intensifies the watch’s industrial feel. The bezel is enhanced with a series of cutouts. The larger 46.80mm case, made of stainless steel and black PVD, provides more depth and dimensionality to the movement, with the time indications positioned slightly off-center, an Armin Strom.

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The timepiece is delivred with a black alligator strap and double-fold clasp in stainless steel PVD black as well as an additional black rubber strap.

 

Just Watch 2017 – All the watches Eta Movement Replica Watches

For the second time since its first edition in 2005, the world renowned biennial charity auction Only Watch will be staging in Geneva.

On 11 November, this exceptional fundraising for research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy will be opening the autumn Geneva watch auction week, in presence of hundreds of connoisseurs, donators and collectors who will undoubtedly engage in strong bidding competition for the unique timepieces especially made by the finest watchmakers for Only Watch.

For the 2017 edition of Only Watch, it has been proposed, whenever possible and according to the brand’s culture and desire, to combine the timepiece with a unique experience with either a brand ambassador (athletics champion, car racing driver…) or an exceptional event (film festival, fashion show…).

Since 2005, the uniqueness of a project such as Only Watch underlines how great brands from luxury groups or independent craftsmen have achieved to unite in the pursuit of a common goal: financing research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

This synergy, under the patronage and support of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, driven by the enthusiasm shown by individuals within the brands and partners, shows a deep wish to help this noble cause. In six editions, Only Watch has raised more than 25 million euros for Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies (Monaco Association against Duchenne muscular dystrophy) helping make significant advances in research over a decade.

The 49 one-off models of the 2017 Only Watch collection will tour around the globe during one and a half months, starting on 27 September in Monaco.
The Monaco Yacht Show will launch the journey by exhibiting the watches from 27 to 30 September within the show venue. The collection will then be flown to Bangkok (02-03 October/Christie’s), Singapore (05-06 October/The Hour Glass), Dubai (October 09-11/Christie’s & Seddiqi), Hong Kong (23-24 October/Christie’s), Taipei (26-27 October/Christie’s), New-York (October 29-30/Christie’s), Los Angeles (1-2 November/Westime), and finally Geneva (9-11 November/Christie’s).

Participating brands: Andersen Genève, Armin Strom, Arnold & Son, Audemars Piguet, Barbier Mueller, Bell & Ross, Blancpain, Boucheron, Bovet Fleurier, Breguet, Carl F. Bucherer, Chanel, Chopard, Christophe Claret, Chronoswiss, De Bethune, Dewitt, F.P. Journe, Fabergé, Frédérique Constant, Girard Perregaux, H.Moser & Cie, Harry Winston, Hautlence, Hermès, Hublot, Jacob & Co, Konstantin Chaykin, Laurent Ferrier, Jaquet Droz, Louis Moinet, Louis Vuitton, Maurice Lacroix, MB&F, MCT, Montblanc, Moritz Grossmann, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Rebellion, Ressence, Speake Marin, Tag Heuer, Tudor, Ulysse Nardin, Urwerk, Voutilainen, Zenith. Special Projects: (Agenhor x Head/Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design – Genève), Wostep (Ecole Horlogère – Neuchâtel).

Now, it’s available in a more affordable stainless steel case and the model is known as the Mirrored Force Resonance Water. Armin Strom Gumball Watch Replica has a custom of releasing different versions of a watch themed on elements like fire, water, earth, and atmosphere. More to the point, I think this new model looks even better.Apart in the stainless steel instance, the case dimensions and layout have been left unchanged. The brand new Mirrored Force Resonance in steel steps 43.4mm wide and is about 13mm thick. The instance is characterized by its thick lugs and muscle. And like most Armin Strom watches, there is a little lip at 6 o’clock in between the lugs that allows owners to engrave their initials if they’d want to do so.There’s a pusher at 2 o’clock that instantly zero-resets the two seconds hands. This is a pretty cool feature because if resonance is indeed in effect, then the two seconds hands must beat in unison.Aside in the case material, the largest changes to this watch are on the dial. In place of black dials with rose gold published numerals are white ones with the numerals printed in blue, hence the title Mirrored Force Resonance Water. Anyhow, it is a great colour combination and gives the watch a modern and refreshing look.The remainder of the dial remains unchanged, which means a whole lot of the movement can be seen. However, the highlight has got to be the double equilibrium springs on the left side of the dial, which are flanked by two subsidiary minutes dials with cool-looking triple-spoke minutes hands.

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Pulling off a tastefully skeletonized watch layout can be rough, but it is safe to state that Armin Strom does an excellent job. They kept everything that made the original Edge Double Barrel attractive and upped the ante with an opulent yet tasteful rose gold case. It appears that Mr. Edge, the group’s futuristic mascot (seen previously) created by Biel artist Herbert Kracke, has also received his own metallic update for this specific release.The dial is mostly black and gray, which provides a pleasing contrast with the rose gold case. The inner chapter ring is also black with white indices and encompasses a set of highly legible, rose gold numerals. The rest of the dial includes a profound skeletonized design that showcases an impressive set of dual mainspring barrels and the brand’s ARM16 motion, which we’ll return to shortly. The rose gold palms are prominent, lumed, and match the remainder of the design perfectly. Moreover, the dial includes a subsidiary seconds dial which also serves as a power reserve indicator with a small touch of red to tie everything together.It’s a big watch, measuring 46.8millimeters in diameter, together with 50 meters of water resistance, and sporting a sapphire caseback and crystal with anti-reflective coating. A elevation of 13.2mm must create the Armin Strom Edge Double Barrel reasonably wearable with only enough thickness to showcase the dimensionality of this skeletonized design.

Watches and sailing – Watchmakers draw Aeolian inspiration Replica Clearance

Yachting has the wind in its sails with watchmakers, as we can see from the number of nautical partnerships that have sprung up in recent years. In honour of these alliances watchmakers are drawing inspiration from the world of ocean racing, to produce a diverse and varied selection of new watches, often in limited editions.

On the lake – Bol d’Or Mirabaud

The Bol d’Or Mirabaud, held for the first time in 1939, has become the world’s biggest inland regatta, connecting opposite ends of Lake Geneva: Geneva itself and Le Bouveret. It’s a major annual event for sailors, amateurs and professionals alike, with more than 500 boats expected to line up on the start, at 10 a.m. on 11 June, for a spectacular race. For the fourth year running Hublot is joining the party as Official Timekeeper. The watchmaker has always been close to the sea and sailing (its name means “porthole” in French), and this is reflected in the shape of its watches and through cooperation with institutions such as the Oceanographic Museum and Institute in Monaco. Every year since 2013, when its partnership with the Bol d’Or Mirabaud was first announced, Hublot has brought out a limited edition in honour of the regatta. The 2016 edition has yet to be unveiled

At sea – Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge

Hundreds of classic and vintage sailing boats take part every year in the Classic Yachts Challenge, which Panerai has sponsored for the last 11 years. From April to September this colourful competition sees competing boats face off in ten regattas on two different international circuits, from the crystal-clear waters of the Antilles to the breathtaking shorescapes of the Mediterranean. On the starting line is a Panerai boat, the Eilean, built in 1936 and bought a few years ago by the Florentine watchmaker. As well as competing for trophies, the owners of these distinguished ocean racers are vying for the exclusive Panerai watches reserved for the winners of each regatta.

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Foiling

Louis Vuitton has been associated with the America’s Cup for a number of years, in a partnership of audacity and excellence. For the legendary contest’s 35th edition, the Maison Louis Vuitton is taking the relationship further by becoming the title sponsor of the America’s Cup World Series, the qualification and playoff series, and by presenting the competition’s final. With their AC45s (one-design catamarans driven by a rigid wingsail or foil), five pretenders to the America’s Cup join defending champion Oracle Team USA on the start line: Emirates Team New Zealand, Artemis Racing (Sweden), Land Rover Bar Racing (Great Britain), SoftBank Team Japan and Groupama Team France. The next leg of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series takes place in Chicago from 10 to 12 June. The 35th America’s Cup kicks off in 2017 in Bermuda, when defender Oracle will face the challenger that emerges from the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series. The winning team will be given the legendary sterling silver water ewer, presented in a case specially designed by Louis Vuitton.

Again, the Gumball 3000 script logo acts as the background to the running seconds sub-dial at 9 o’clock, but it appears much less in mind on this version. This is a result of the bi-chromatic colour scheme that drops out the reddish quarter markers and seconds hand in the first watch. We are left, instead, using a black and white affair that evades scrutiny much more effectively. The opinion isalso my opinion, better searching for the shift, but it will call into question that this model’s success as an advert for the partnership between Armin Strom and the Rally.The script logo does look again on the reverse, dominating the left hand side of the movement, which is observable through a sapphire case back. Each of the crystals in this group (both front and back) are sapphire and handled with anti-reflective coating. In addition to the large logo engraving on the flip-side, the ARM12-GB calibre shows the balance wheel in precisely the exact same manner as its child brother. Hopefully, that feature will placate those who locate the Gumball engraving somewhat too crass to stomach.All three watches operate in 18,000vph. It’s a slow working speed, meaning the watches would take more time to recover their timekeeping ability following a shock, but the true benefit is that the visual effect of a slow-swinging balance — and an elongated power reserve. When the balance wheel is indeed attractive, it’s wonderful to introduce it to the wearer at a digestible manner. And of those three, the one that offers the most in the way of visual pleasure, is the third and final watch of this Armin Strom Gumball 3000 Collection.The Armin Strom Tourbillon Gumball 3000 in 18ct rose gold is your daddy of the range. In the front, it’s the least obviously associated with the Gumball 3000 Rally, with only a gilded engraving around the edge of the 9 o’clock sub-dial from the Armin Strom font. In this instance, though, the sub-dial features more than simply the going moments hand — here we can observe a superbly executed tourbillon cage, rotating for all the world to see.
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The 35th America’s Cup has also witnessed another historic partnership: Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin is the sponsor of Artemis Racing, the challenger from Sweden’s Royal Yacht Club. The marriage has produced its first offspring: the Marine Diver Artemis Racing, and its brother the FreakWing, inspired by a number of the most distinctive features of the Swedish team’s high-tech AC45 catamaran. The upper bridge for the minutes is mirrors the internal structure of the rigid sail, the texture of the rotating hours disc evokes the mesh net of the multihull, and the bezel and case back are forged from carbon fibre, an element that is omnipresent in high-level sailing.

Zenith is also known for its commitment to sailing, as official timekeeper for the Spindrift Racing team, led by skippers Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard. The Zenith El Primero Stratos Spindrift Racing is technical, driven, and modern, just like the Spindrift Racing team. On the dial of the timepiece at 10 o’clock is an opening onto the escapement, which reveals the beautiful mechanisms inside. Another feature of the model is the legend “Spindrift Racing” struck on the inside of the chapter ring that bears the telemetric scale.

More recently, Raymond Weil announced it was pairing up with young Swiss team Realtime for the 2016 season of the D35 Trophy on Lake Geneva, and the GC32 international racing tour. To seal the partnership the company has unveiled a new Freelancer, a 42.5 mm watch available in polished steel or with black PVD coating, which is reminiscent of the dynamic styling and aesthetic codes of dive watches.

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Another brand, another GC32 Tour team: Armin Strom Watches Review Replica and… the Armin Strom Sailing Team. The tribute model created for the Swiss team is the Skeleton Pure Earth, whose black and orange accents reflect the racing livery of the Armin Strom Sailing Team’s GC32. In July the independent brand is expected to unveil a new timepiece inspired by the nautical world.

Alinghi, darling of the Swiss, is supported by high-tech brand HYT, which has designed two new models in honour of Ernesto Bertarelli’s team. The H4 Alinghi is equipped with its own light source, under the rider at 6 o’clock, where HYT has concealed two LEDs. When switched on, they light up the entire dial. At night, the red fluid is activated by the light source and becomes perfectly visible. At the same time, the flood of light illuminates every corner of the movement, bringing its skeletonised architecture to life. To celebrate its second year with the Swiss team, HYT launched the latest H2 Alinghi in May. This is the first H2 to feature a solid titanium case, as well as its new black fluid, unveiled at the beginning of the year.

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Armin Strom – Mirrored Force Resonance Replica Buyers Guide

I have a recollection of Claude Greisler, technical director at Armin Strom, mentioning the term “Mirrored Force Resonance” to me at one of the many watch shows around the world and telling me to watch out for it. The intriguing concept was since lost among the glut of press releases we receive every day at WorldTempus… until now. The small, discreet but fully-fledged manufacture in Bienne positively blows the competition out of the water at this year’s SalonQP by presenting a brand-new in-house movement that uses a new, patented, technology developed exclusively by the brand.

Although the concept of resonance has been known in the field of horology for some time, dating back to the use of pendulums in clocks, very very few watchmakers have incorporated it into timepieces, probably because of the extreme precision required to achieve resonance within the small confines of a watch movement. Not to be confused with oscillation, which is the physical motion that provides the power in a quartz watch, for example, and has also been used in mechanical watches such as the TAG Heuer Mikrogirder, the phenomenon of resonance involves two oscillating bodies (in this case, two balance wheels) vibrating at exactly the same frequency. To achieve this, one balance wheel acts as the “exciter”, transmitting its energy to the other (the “resonator”), which absorbs it with the result that the two bodies become perfectly synchronized. To achieve this, the distance between the two bodies must be calculated to perfection.

The resonating equilibrium wheels are a part of Armin Strom’s new ARF15 movement, which can be developed and manufactured in-house. Research and evolution took more than two and a half years and also a large portion of it moved towards finding the best shape for the resonance clutch. It is a hand-wound movement comprising 226 parts and has a power reserve of 48 hours delivered by 2 mainspring barrels, which are clearly observable via the sapphire display case back. The movement is neatly decorated with finishes like perlage, circular graining, Côtes de Genève, mirror polishing, and brushing to create a modern and specialized look.There’s quite a lot to like about the newest Mirrored Force Resonance watch from Armin Strom. The most critical of all is that it’s one of those few watches available that uses the principle of resonance in its own timekeeping, making it quite distinctive. This brings us to our second point, and that is despite the technical movement of this watch, it remains highly legible and practical, which to me is a sign of good layout and also a testament to the amount of work and thought that the team in Armin Strom have placed into the watch.From a strictly functional and functional point of view, I find it very hard to fault this view. It even has a zero-reset function to allow users to admire and see the consequences of resonance at work. The only question here is do you like how it looks? And that’s a purely subjective thing. I think that it looks pretty nice, the dialup, particularly, is mesmerizing to look at and quite legible. If I were to nitpick, then I will say there is not much to see from the situation back side of the watch and also that the finishing is a small chilly. The Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance watch in 18k rose gold is restricted to only 50 pieces and is priced at 67,000 CHF.
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The specific benefits of resonance in a mechanical watch movement are the stabilization of the movement’s going rate, conservation of energy and a reduction in the negative effects of shocks. The latter benefit is particularly interesting, since in the case of a shock to one of the two balance wheels, the other one will automatically speed up to compensate before the oscillation of the two balance wheels once again reaches equilibrium. In the case of the new Armin Strom Cognac Watch Cena Replica Calibre ARF15, this takes just a few minutes, while 10 minutes is required to achieve resonance when the watch is wound up from standstill.

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Although there are other watch movements on the market that use the phenomenon of resonance, the new Calibre ARF15 by Armin Strom works differently. It is the only one whose construction has a physical connection between the two balance wheels, in the form of a patented resonance clutch spring that has taken the brand over two years to develop because of its highly complicated shape. This spring drives the symmetrical seconds display, which is arranged vertically on the dial. Compared with other resonance movements, this spring connects not the balance wheels themselves but the balance spring studs, the exact point on the balance that receives the impulses from the pallet fork. The addition of this spring also offers a much better visual appreciation of the resonance phenomenon, while the two balance wheels rotate in opposite directions to each other (hence the “mirror” in the mirrored force resonance).

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This exciting new technology debuts today at SalonQP in London in an 18-carat red-gold case with a diameter of 43.4mm. The new watch would not be an Armin Strom if it did not show off all the beauty of this new movement design to the full, complete with its meticulous fine watchmaking finishing, through one of the brand’s typical skeleton dials and a transparent sapphire crystal case back.

Also true to the Armin Strom ethos, the Mirrored Resonance Fire model is exclusive (a limited edition of 50 pieces) but by no means excessive in terms of its price, particularly given the precious metal case and the years of development work involved. The 67,000 Swiss franc price tag is entirely reasonable for such a technological breakthrough.

Armin Strom – The Mirrored Force Resonance Low Price Replica

Again, the Gumball 3000 script logo serves as the backdrop to the running seconds sub-dial at 9 o’clock, but it seems much less in your face on this version. This is a result of the bi-chromatic colour scheme that drops out the reddish quarter markers and seconds hand from the first watch. We’re left, instead, using a black and white affair which evades scrutiny a lot more effectively. The opinion is, in my opinion, better looking for the shift, but it does call into question this model’s success as an ad for the partnership involving Armin Strom Replica Watches Replica and the Rally.The script emblem does appear again on the reverse, dominating the left hand side of the motion, which is observable through a sapphire case back. All the crystals in this group (both front and back) are sapphire and handled with anti-reflective coating. In addition to the massive logo engraving on the flip-side, the ARM12-GB calibre displays the balance wheel in precisely the exact same manner as its kid brother. Hopefully, that attribute will placate those who find the Gumball engraving a bit too crass to stomach.All three watches function at 18,000vph. It’s a slow operating speed, meaning that the watches would take longer to recover their timekeeping capability following a shock, but the real advantage is the visual effect of a slow-swinging equilibrium — and an elongated power book. After the balance wheel is so attractive, it is nice to present it to the wearer in a digestible manner. And of those three, the one which delivers the most in the way of visual delight, is that the third and final watch of this Armin Strom Gumball 3000 Collection.The Armin Strom Tourbillon Gumball 3000 in 18ct rose gold is the daddy of this range. From the front, it’s the least obviously related to the Gumball 3000 Rally, with nothing but a gilded engraving around the border of the 9 o’clock sub-dial in the Armin Strom font. In this instance, though, the sub-dial features more than just the going moments hand — here we can see a superbly executed tourbillon cage, rotating for all the world to see.

Two oscillating bodies in close proximity influence each other and eventually synchronize; this is a phenomenon of physics known as resonance. Armin Strom introduces the Mirrored Force Resonance, a resonating dual regulator developed for maximum precision with its whole captivating mechanism on full display dial side.