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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

NEW - Zenith Dive Chrono

Do not know much about it, but it sure looks promising!

Found these on the TZ Zenith Forum here:

Z in the City

Friday, March 11, 2011

NEW - Tempest Viking - PROTOTYPE

The following is the initial Prototype of the very 1st Tempest Dive Watch:

Dimensions: Diameter 45mm, Lug width 22mm, Height 18mm
Movement: Top Grade ETA 2824-2 
Case: Brushed SS (316L), thick AM soft-iron inner case, double O-ring design, HEV @ 9
Crystal: Extra thick domed Sapphire, AR underneath
Bezel: 120 click, ceramic with Lum
Bracelet: Heavy 316L brushed stainless steel, Hex screw links
Ratings: Anti-Magnetic 80,000 a/m, WR 2000m (tested)


Updates will be posted on the Tempest Facebook page: www.facebook.com/tempestwatches

Looking VERY promising Ben, keep up the good work!!!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

NEW - Revue Thommen XLarge Airspeed Chrono

For a minute I thought I was looking at the Breitling Skyland BlackSteel Edition:

Easy to see where RT got their inspiration...

For all the details, follow the link to Jorge's post on TZ:

New RT on TZ

NEW - Fortis B47 Big Black

The Swiss watch manufacturer FORTIS focuses its brand image already on its upcoming 100th anniversary in 2012 using a fantasy motif created by the Scandinavian photography artist, Tomas Monka. Inspired by space exploration a subject which is familiar to FORTIS as the official supplier to aviation and space during the last 20 years, the anniversary theme “moonwalk” is sophisticated and an imaginative vision of the FORTIS watch brand philosophy.

Creativity and professionalism are the driving forces for this year’s FORTIS new releases in Basel. Focusing on powerful models, the new FORTIS B-47 BIG BLACK is a black monster

Limited edition of 250 pieces, big date indication at position 3 and big day indication at 9, packaging leather box, instruction manual, international warranty card, certificate of limitation. Steel black PVD, three-parts, 47 mm case diameter Black turning bezel with 60-minute scale Unidirectional (120 divisions), Superluminova capsule at 12, flange with hour-indexes, sapphire crystal anti-reflective on both sides, screw-down glass case back, individually numbered, water-resistant 200 m / 20 bar.


Wednesday, March 2, 2011

NEW - Orient M-Force 200m Diver

Orient Press-Release translated by Google Chrome:

Orient Watch Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Atsushi Watanabe, Capital: 1,900 million yen 737 million), the Orient [M FORCE (Emufosu) 200 ] 3-item 1 (Price: 56,700 [tax] yen), and will be released nationwide on March 19, 2011.

 "Orient M FORCE" is an authentic sports first phase was released in 1997. M-FORCE (= mechanical force) as the name of "strength" as a representation of a mechanical watch, I had the support of many people from our time of sale. This time, the concept took over, about nine years will be revived as a professional diver.

This release ORIENT M-FORCE 200m [] is a smart design and strong, JIS standard for scuba diving with a professional diver's 200m is due to shock absorption capabilities and special waterproof structure. 200m water resistant case is strong, three-dimensional combined bezel increased visibility by combining black and stainless steel. Also metal band, JIS our strength and clear standards. In terms of features, and power reserve indicator at a glance the remaining operating time of the clock features hand-rolled in addition to normal automatic, second hand stop function, date display with features. The crown is placed at 4 o'clock for easy operation when wearing, waterproof to adopt heightened screwed crown.  Moreover, even in the time and know the sea Ruminasuraito dark, sapphire glass that enhanced the visibility reflective coating, the rotating bezel of the time required to manage the water, push the arm to prevent loss due to malfunction of the three W Lock wherein each folding and closure, we are essential to the diver with the specifications. To dial another basic black, blue and orange stocks, you can choose your favorite color from 3 colors. Also, the slope of the lag to the band going from the case, we used a dynamic design decorated with sculptures that 削Ri取Tta round chisel blade. In addition, giving a red crown line and make a design accent. Professional diver yet, this item has high functionality and design, the clock can also be used as everyday use.
Commercial Product Overview needed -

[Product name]       
 ORIENT M-FORCE (Emufosu) 200m

 March 19, 2011

[Release] region       

[No. / Dial / price;      
WV0011EL / Black / 56,700 yen (tax included)
WV0021EL / Blue / 56,700 yen (tax included)
WV0031EL / orange / 56,700 yen (tax included)

[Product Specifications]       
Automatic (with manual winding)
200m water resistant
22 stone
Second hand stop device
Power reserve
Case: Stainless steel gray plating (IA2)
Length 51.5mm / side 47.8mm / thickness 13.3mm
Glass: sapphire glass
Band: Stainless steel
Three fold clasp formula W Push Lock
Screw crown
Anti-magnetic one
Driving time: 40 hours (at maximum hoisting)
Static Accuracy: +25 seconds ~ -15 seconds difference between the Sun

Contact the press on this issue from our
Orient Watch Co. Planning Dept.
Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 〒 101-0021 2-4-4 Sotokanda
TEL :03-3255-1484 MAIL: pressroom@orient-w.co.jp

Inquiries from the general public about this product
Orient Watch Co., Customer Service Office
TEL :03-3255-9330