Breitling launched a new watch “The Superocean Heritage ’57 Limited Edition II” in May 2020. This model features with the dial in rainbow color, which expresses the support of the healthcare workers, who are tackling COVID-19. Limited to 1000 pieces. Part of proceeds from the watch are being donated to charities in some of the most affected countries by the pandemic.
Case: Diameter 42mm, SS, Water resistant 10ATM / Movement: Breitling Cal.10, Automatic (25 jewels, Frequency 28,800 vph, Power reserve 42 hours) / Price: 610,500 yen / Contacts: Breitling Japan Ltd. Tel: 0120-105-707
Tag Heuer released a new TAG Heuer Connected in March 2020. With Google, Wear OS, housed into this model, you can use daily services as well as heart rate monitor tracking during sports. In addition, it is possible to analyze your performance with the new application developed by Tag Heuer. The biggest feature is that the the case is changed to the chronograph model with two push-pieces. Screen design can be selected of 5 faces, included analog or digital indicators. Case: Diameter 45mm, SS, Water resistant 5 ATM / Price: 214,500 yen and so on / Contact: Tag Heuer Customer Service TEL: 03-5635-7030 (98 words)
Omega released a new watch “Seamaster Planet Ocean America’s Cup Edition” in May 2020 as a commemoration for the inauguration to official timekeeper of the 36th America’s cup. The biggest feature is the blue ceramic diving bezel, which reminds you of ocean blue. The logo of the America’s Cup is engraved on the case back. World limited 2021 pieces.
Case:Diameter: 43.5mm, Stainless steel + Blue ceramic unidirectional rotating bezel, See-through case back, Water resistance 600m / Movement: Cal.8900 Automatic (39 jewels, Frequency 25,200 vph, Power reserve 60 hours) / Price: 825,000 yen / Contacts: Omega customer center TEL: 03-5952-4400 Omega official website
Ball Watch released a new aviation model boasting own company’s high technology. Featuring shock resistance and anti-magnetic, this model equips the anti-shock system to protect the movement from strong shock. The anti-magnetic inner case enables to protect movement against even the magnetic in 80,000A/m. The mat-black dial with Arabian index stamped in the inner circle, has a high visibility.
Case: Diameter 40mm, Stainless steel, Water resistant 100m, See-through case back / Movement: Automatic Cal.RR1102-SL (25 jewels, Frequency 28,800 vph, Power reserve 38 hours) / Price 230,1000 yen / Contacts: Ball Watch Japan Co., Ltd. TEL:03-3221-7807
Tissot released a new model from “Gentleman” featuring good cost-performance. Applied index and dauphine hands painting Super LumiNova® lead highly visibility. The automatic movement adopted silicon hair spring equips the long power reserve 80 hours and it has high convenience. The dial has three color variations; blue, black and silver, and they are available in bracelet or leather strap.
Case: Diameter 40mm, Stainless steel, Water resistant 10ATM, See-through case back / Movement: Automatic with calendar Powermatic 80 Silicium (25 jewels, Frequency 21,600 vph, Power reserve 80 hours) / Price: SS Bracelet 104,500 yen, leather strap 96,800 yen / Contacts: TISSOT TEL:03-6254-7361
The new limited model from True Thinline collection appeared that Rado has worked with Japanese food designer, Ayako Suwa, to create a unique slimmest watch in full black high-tech ceramic. Featuring a distinctive thorn pattern on the dial and thorn shaped hands, it was inspired by the spines of a pufferfish and reflects Ayako’s vision as a designer.
Case: Diameter 39mm, Black High-Tech Ceramic, Water resistant 3 ATM, See-through caseback / Movement: ETA Quartz / Price: 231,000 yen / Official site: https://www.rado.com/int_ja/
CORUM released a new skeleton watch “HERITAGE Corum lab 01” in October 2019. The Case is made in Damascus steel, which is known for its exceptional hardness and corrosion- resistance. The surface of case has wave patterns featured by Damascus steel.
Case: Dimensions 55mm×39.89mm, Damascus steel(DLC)+Rubber, Water resistant 5 AMT / Movement: Cal.CO410 Automatic (27 jewels, Frequency 28,800 vph, Power reserve 50 hours) / Price: 2,640,000 yen / Contacts: GM International Co.,Ltd Tel: 03-5828-9080
Ball Watch started to sell a new model “Engineer III Ohio” which fitted with a case and bracelet made of high functional stainless steel. The “904L Stainless Steel” boasts an excellent corrosion-resistant so that it can decrease rust and corrosion caused by sweat and sebum stain. For this dial, three-color variations are available in black, grey and blue.
Case: Diameter 40mm, 904L Stainless steel, Water resistant 100m / Movement: Automatic with day-date Cal.RR1102 (25 jewels, Frequency 28,800 vph, Power reserve 38 hours / Price: 187,000 yen / Contacts: Ball Watch Japan Co, ltd. TEL:03-3221-7807
Favre-Leuba “Sky Chief Date 40” which has three-hands and date, is distributed in Japan around middle of October. While a 43mm-case has ever been standard in “Chief” collection, a smaller case in 40 mm newly added. Characterized a unique polyhedron’s bezel ring and square applied index, this new model has a black dial and stainless steel bracelet.
Case: Diameter 40mm, SS, Water resistant 10ATM / Movement: Automatic with date Cal.ETA2824-2 (25 jewels, Frequency 28,800, Power reserve 40 hours) / Price: 242,000 yen / Contacts: Swiss Prime Brands Co., Ltd. TEL: 03-4360-8669
A new moon phase model newly appeared into the Swarovski autumn and winter collection in 2019. The new model, based on a regular model, “Octea Lux watch”, equips with moon phase, and its dial has a galaxy decorated by clear crystals. Furthermore, a bezel set dark-indigo color’s crystals is coordinated a blue leather strap.
Case: Diameter 39mm, SS, Water resistant 50m / Movement: quartz / Price: 66,000 yen / Contacts: Swarovski Japan Ltd. Consumer service TEL: 0120-10-8700
Maurice Lacroix started to distribute the limited edition, the “Icon Automatic Chronograph” in April. The red color of counter hand and second hand on dial are characteristic. Furthermore, the leather belt has a red stitch and there is a sense of unity.
Case: Diameter 44mm, SS, Water resistance 200mm /Movement: Automatic Cal.ML112 (25 jewels, Power reserve 48 hours)/ Price:3050,000 yen /Contact: Maurice Lacroix (DKSH Japan) Tel:03-5441-4515, https://www.mauricelacroix.com/jp_ja/
Raymond Weil released a new model of the third collaboration watch with The Beatles from May. The model calls the Beatles masterpiece "Sargent Peppers Lonely Hearts Craft's Speech". It is 3000 limited editions released to commemorate the 50th anniversary.
Case: Diameter 40mm, SS with yellow gold PVD, Water resistance 5ATM /Movement: Mechanical self-winding movement-RW4200 (26 jewels, Power reserve 38 hours) / Price: 199,800 yen / Contact: GM International Co.,Ltd. Tel: 03-5828-9080 https://raymond-weil.jp/
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