Watch of the Year 2016

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SIHH Flash Report: Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950

This year Panerai decided it’s time to fully focus on its most instrumental collection the Submersible. Six new executions of the Luminor Submersible 1950 were launched and here we focus on a steel, a titanium, a red gold and a very interesting and innovative BMG-Tech version. All six new Luminor Submersible 1950 models are fitted with the P.9010 automatic calibre, with a power reserve of three days that was entirely developed and produced at the Panerai Manufacture in Neuchâtel.

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Take a dive with the Seahunter 3 Wakmann Edition

Benno Richter created a diver watch with original Swiss ETA 2823-2 mechanism and if you want to add this timepiece to your sports collection now you have the chance to purchase it for a special price. Watch collectors watch the price of 599 euro (excl. VAT) and only 9 pieces are coming with hand engraved bottom. Interested? Dear to dive then.

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Omega presents: the Speedmaster 38 mm and the Speedmaster Automatic

The Omega Speedmaster is one of the popular chronographs in the world. So why not keep enriching this elegant collection? To start with introducing a diameter of 38 mm. The renowned design and heritage are still central, but the watch has now been given a new aesthetic appearance. But Omega shows more of its tradition to play with the concept that each new Speedmaster should carry the soul and design from previous models. Therefore Omega also presents the Speedmaster Automatic, and in the new watch it is immediately clear when you view the dial. Two more beauties added to the heritage of the Omega Speedmaster.

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Fantastic video: Tourbillon Perpetual “Pour le Mérite”

A. Lange & Söhne presented seven new products on the occasion of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva. This year’s highlight is the Tourbillon Perpetual “Pour le Mérite”, which brings together five traditional mechanisms in one watch: fusée-and-chain transmission, tourbillon, chronograph, rattrapante function and perpetual calendar. The time is indicated in hours and minutes and the perpetual calendar shows the date, day, month and leap year. Centred at the top of the dial is a moon-phase display.

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SIHH Flash Report: IWC Da Vinci

The new Da Vinci is inspired by its 1980's predecessor. Kurt Klaus wrote watchmaking history in 1985 with his perpetual calendar and the 2017 successor follows the original. The case is now 43mm instead of 41.5mm and the movement is entirely new. It combines a perpetual calendar with a flyback single dial chronograph positioned at 12 o'clock. Because of the flexible lugs the firm and quite tall watch embraces the wrist very comfortably.

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