Raidillon Racing 42 - CAT - 118: beautiful clock at the blazing orange
Watch brand Raidillon, available since a few weeks at XP jeweler in Paris, presents his chrono Raidillon 42-CAT-118. A seductive timepiece with a case 42 mm steel housing the famous calibre 7750 version tricompax chrono-day-date with a dial that draws the world of the automobile with its orange vertical stripe. Limited Edition 55 pieces, like all the Raidillon Watches also...
Raidillon, a name that reasoning to the ears of such driving crazy the whirring V12 of a mechanical Monster. Indeed, this name, «Raidillon», designates one of the famous bends of the formula 1 circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium; mythical trace for aficionados of thrills. As also pointed out by the famous German racing driver Michael Schumacher: this shift "provides indescribable sensations. Whose act. And it is this famous turn that Bernard Julémont to create its own brand of watches in 2001 under the name of Raidillon is want.
While only 55 cars may take the start of the races at Spa-Francorchamps, each model designed by the Belgian brand is therefore limited to this number. Inspired by the automotive world, this chronograph Raidillon 42-CAT-118 to the flamboyant look should seduce lovers of thrill and Motorsports thanks, inter alia, its orange vertical stripe comes contrast on its Silver Dial (with numeral 'wink' 55 in black to 11 hours) and which gives it a sporty and dynamic character.
Raidillon has forgotten any details on this chronograph in 'C' with a 42 mm case (waterproof 100 meters), since even visible oscillating weight to back through the sapphire glass is cut in the form of racing! This model is equipped with a (processing without chrome) ecological anti-allergy calfskin strap or buffalo nubucked calf, stitched hand in Belgium. Buckle with engraved logo Raidillon. "Last but not least, Raidillon Watches are warranted for 5 years. Discover so in XP jeweller, in 9 of the picturesque little rue du Marché Saint-Honoré in the 1st arrondissement.
For lovers of the brand, Raidillon now offers them a unique collection of cases men, combining elegance and sportiness. Born Belgian know-how, they are handcrafted, in a cowhide leather full grain foulonné and can be inflected according to the desires. Customizable at will, they have a design trend with a very nice branding logo 55 Limited.
For frequent travelers, Raidillon has thought of everything and offers them a magnificent travel bag in leather in the colours of the mark. Finally, Raidillon does not forget women will present them from the start of September in luxurious attache cases to design and more feminine curves. In order to remain in the spirit of the brand, Raidillon limit each model 55 copies, and not one more!
IWC Schaffhausen has unveiled a new model of Portuguese: Portuguese Tourbillon manually wound. A splendid timepiece available in red or white gold gold which houses in its 43 mm case, 98900 manual winding calibre. An all sobriety and especially elegant room with its tourbillon at 9 hours.
The Portuguese collection is one of the pillars (see 'the' pillar) history of Swiss manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen. This rich range of many models acquires this year of a new piece of exception with the Portuguese Tourbillon Assembly manual (ref. 5463).
The 43 mm in 18-carat white gold or red gold case 18 carats, design, reduced to the essentials, is a marvel of simplicity. Flying at "9 o'clock" (rather rare location) tourbillon performs a complete turn around its axis in 60 seconds to compensate for the influence on the balance of terrestrial attraction, which disrupts the market's movement.
New on board arched dial glass accentuates the classicism and the harmony of the Portuguese Tourbillon reassembly manual and makes it look even flatter. The dial has been matched to the case: Slate color for the variant in gold gray and silver for the model in 18 CT red gold. The background transparent sapphire glass allows you to admire the mechanical movement calibre 98900 of manufacture IWC with three bridge quarters Platinum finely decorated nickel-plated nickel silver.
Based on the family of templates 98000, built from the 1920s and constantly improved since then, this movement combines tradition and the most recent technical advances. For the Portuguese Tourbillon, manually wound, IWC engineers brought the frequency of the pendulum to 28,800 vibrations per hour.
Portuguese Tourbillon manually wound goes with the House Santoni leather straps. This Italian family company specializes in dyeing of leather in different shades. Carefully finished by hand, each bracelet of the Italian brand is distinguished by an exclusive patina of a particular shade. To achieve this effect, the surface of the leather is polished with various pasta until the desired shade and perfect gloss.
Like all on 1 August since 1891, the Switzerland celebrated its national holiday a few days ago. Excellent timing to introduce two new limited editions Perrelet brand which continues the development of its lines at the same time, Turbine. Indeed, these special series, portray the Swiss flag.
Perrelet Unveils therefore on the dials of his timepieces, the emblem of the homeland that is fully its own, from the historical point of view as from the watchmaking perspective. Playing optical effects, the 12-blade impeller, which turns into freedom above the dial, likes to float the Swiss white cross on a red background. A way for the brand to celebrate the Switzerland as a prestige watchmaking universe.
The Turbine Helvetia offers two boxes: one black 44 mm (for gentlemen) DLC treated steel, other steel 38 mm set with diamonds (for ladies), on bracelets in assorted colors fashioned in crocodile leather. Red stitching echo at the bottom of the dial. As for the movement, visible through a sapphire, it is adorned with the traditional Côtes de Genève.