Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Ulysse Nardin – DIVER Deep Dive HAMMER Shark Titanium 46mm Edition

















Ulysse Nardin DIVER Deep Dive HAMMER Shark Titanium 46mm Edition


BEAUTIFUL FREAKS
GO DEEP !
Ulysse Nardin plunges 1,000 metres 
underwater and Freaks Out SIHH 2018

Very robust, very functional, very technical, very sporty: introducing the remarkable new hero piece of the iconic Ulysse Nardin DIVER Collection — a resolutely masculine, highly reliable professional diving instrument and an exceptionally bold sports watch, loaded with unprecedented technical specs, including a helium escape valve and water resistance to 1,000 metres.

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Ulysse Nardin’s links to the sea run deep. A recognized pioneer of watchmaking innovation since 1846, the Manufacture’s early renown was built on the peerless precision and reliability of its marine chronometers – essential navigational instruments that helped seafarers determine longitude by means of celestial navigation. The Manufacture is equally renowned for what it has achieved underwater, with its solidly built and unabash-edly masculine DIVER collection.

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Like its immediate predecessor, the Diver Deep Dive is powered by the in-house caliber UN-320, which has a patented silicium lever and escape wheel configuration. The balance spring is also in silicium, a material Ulysse Nardin first introduced to Haute Horlogerie.

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Along with 1 km water resistance — the world record diving depth is 701 meters — new technical standouts on this limited edition (300 pieces) masterwork include a removable titanium guard on the crown at 2 o’clock and a helium release valve at 9 o’clock, for deep dives of prolonged periods of time or under saturation.

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The rubber strap is a first: it has an expandable element that adjusts to changes in wrist size during dives, caused by the compression of your neoprene diving suit. The robust, angular-shaped case is in titanium, with cut-edged horns. The large bezel has 12-notched teeth for easy manipulation, even with diving gloves.

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The look is stark yet shark: 15 hammerhead sharks adorn the dial; another is stamped on the caseback; a bright red one swims on the side of the crown guard; and another decorates the dial counter.

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Destined for fans of active leisure and all water sports, the Diver Deep Dive will especially appeal to men looking for a timepiece that is striking looking but not fragile, that they can wear even when things get very intense.

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Technical Specifications

Model: DIVER Deep Dive HAMMER Shark Edition

Reference: 3203-500LE-3/93-HAMMER

Movement   
Caliber 11½" UN-320,  
In-house designed movement, with Ulysse Nardin certificate
Diameter 25.60 mm, thickness 3.60 mm.
Silicium hairspring and anchor escapement
High-frequency (28,800 vibrations per hour)
Jewels: 39 jewels
Power reserve: Approximately 48 hours
Winding: Self-winding
 
Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds
Date window at 3 o’clock, ront and back date corrector
Small seconds counter at 5 o’clock
Automatic screw-on decompression valve system at 9 o’clock
Case
TitaniumDiameter: 46 mm
Thickness: 15.50 mm
Bezel: Rotating, unidirectional, made of titanium, partially covered with rubber. 
Crown: At 2 o’clock, with removable crown guard in titanium
Hammerhead shark pattern on the side
Crystal: Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Case-back: Stainless steel, stamped with hammerhead design
Water-resistance:  1000 m
Dial
Blue with hammerhead pattern
Luminescent hands and hour markers
Bracelet
Rubber strap with expandable element (spring that adjusts according to water depth),
Folding clasp

Price      CHF 12,000.-

Limited Edition 300 pieces


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Ulysse Nardin SA
Marketing Department
Rue du Jardin 3
2400 Le Locle
Switzerland
T :+4132 930 74 00
F :+4132 930 74 21
 

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

RJ-Romain Jerome – RJ x Spider-Man Edition
















RJ-Romain Jerome COLLABORATIONS RJ x Spider-Man Black Steel 48mm Limited Edition

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SIHH 2018





















RJ-Romain Jerome has joined forces with one of the biggest entertainment companies in the world to release a unique collection dedicated to the most agile Super Hero, Spider-Man.

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The 75-piece limited edition is presented in RJ’s elegant Skylab case which follows the rule of a classic round shaped case with 4 lugs. Enhanced with the 4 paws characteristic of the brand, the all black 48mm case reveals a skeleton movement offering endless transparency. This modern 3-layer movement featuring straight bridges and chamfered angles is designed by RJ.

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Spider-Man has widely spread into pop culture from its first appearance in the early sixties in a comic book to today. The Super Hero is thus evoked through a timeless spider logo taking center stage on the dial.

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The spider is probably the best evocation of the character, Peter Parker. Once a shy science nerd, his life changed forever when the bite of a radioactive spider granted him amazing arachnid-like abilities.

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In collaboration with MARVEL, the RJ x Spider-Man timepiece pays tribute to a true generational symbol, a pop icon with an ever-growing fandom.

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© 2018 MARVEL

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Model:  RJ x Spider-Man |Collection GENERATIONAL ICONS
| Universe COLLABORATIONS 

Reference RJ.M.AU.030.07

Movement
Mechanical movement
Frequency: 28,800 v/h
Jewelling: 21 jewels
Black chrome skeleton movement
Power reserve: 48 hours
Functions
 Central hours and minutes
Case

Black PVD-coated steel Ø 48mm,
Case back: Spider-Man web metallized on the sapphire crystal glass
Bezel: Black PVD-coated satin-finished steel
Water resistance: 30 meters
Dial
Sandblasted black chrome-finished Spider-Man logo functional applique,
hand-filled with red lacquer and held by two screws
Hands
Nickel and satin-brushed hour and minute hands with white Superluminova C1 “blue emission”
Paws: Black-PVD polished steel
Lugs: Black PVD-coated satin-finished steel
Crown: Black PVD-coated steel screw-lock crown
Strap
Black rubber with black PVD-coated steel folding clasp

Limited edition 75 pieces

Retail price: CHF 18’950.-* / USD 19’500.-*

*Suggested retail price. RJ-Romain Jerome reserves the right to change prices without prior notice


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RJ Watches S.A.
Rue du Marché 11
1204 Geneva
Switzerland
Tél. +41 22 319 29 39
Fax +41 22 319 29 30
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Contact Lisa Feldman / PR /  media@romainjerome.ch
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