The sport of high achievements

In Basel ends with the annual jewelry and watch exhibition BaselWorld. Many brands have paid special attention to sports models, designed for different outdoor activities: diving, yachting, automotive and motorsports. And also — just watch for those who like to dress in the style sporty chic. “” evaluated new products and chose the most notable of them.

the Rolex in our country increasingly associated with luxury than sport Golden or platinum cases and bracelets, baguette diamonds or colored sapphires on the bezel and the like. However, it is Rolex first, in 1967, patented helium escape valve, designed to save diver watches from damage in decompression after the dive. In 2018 one of the most significant novelties of the company diver Rolex Deepsea steel with iridescent dial D-blue in the popular Oyster line. They first equipped with a 3235 caliber with patented escapement Chronergy. 44-millimeter case and bracelet is made of branded steel Oystersteel, power reserve of 70 hours and water resistant up to 3900 meters.

the Most colorful watches new collection — without a doubt, the chronograph, the Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona in pink gold Everose. The traditional model tachymetric scale on the bezel posted 36 colored sapphires baguette-cut diamonds. The same stones replace the hour markers on the dial. The watch is the calibre 4130 with a special blue paramagnetic spiral Parachrom. The power reserve of up to three days.

Women, the company has prepared a surprise in the form of Oyster Perpetual Datejust 31 with an updated body design with a diameter of 31 mm. Among other versions of watchmakers Rolex offers girls with a case and bracelet re-entered the fashion yellow gold and the dial is made of natural malachite. Bezel are lined with 46 diamonds classic-cut diamonds. Decorated with diamonds and Roman numerals VI and IX in yellow gold on the dial. Despite the fact that it is a very trendy and feminine model, its mechanism is impressive: it is a caliber 2236, which has, like the male Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona, chronometer certificate for precision.

the 30th anniversary of its cooperation with the Mille Miglia race, Chopard is celebrating the release of the chronometer with the certificate of the Swiss Institute of chronometry COSC — 2018 Mille Miglia Race Edition — in-diameter case 44 mm, steel (1000 copies) or from a steel and rose gold (100 copies). On a dark grey dial highlighted bouchonné dekolirovaniya white dial “railway” and the same markings tachymeter scale and black Arabic numerals with luminescent coating Superluminova and red logo of the Mille Miglia.

sporty Mature and ladies ‘ jewellery watches Happy Sport Métiers d’art — four exclusive models from the mechanisms of the calibre L. U. C 96.23-L coaxial with two winding drums, produced in limited series of 25 copies each. Thus, the model Happy Snowflakes stands out in this collection of exquisite white and diamond dial pavagen in the technique of snow setting. The mother-of-pearl dial is decorated with a large snowflake.

the Collectible watch L. U. C XP Esprit de Fleurier Peony in rose gold case demonstrate the skills of craftsmen of artistic crafts of the company Chopard. Details movement calibre L. U. C. 96.23-L , open view thanks to the transparent caseback, engraved Fleurisanne (plerisque engraved), and a monochrome dial with stylized peonies (this motif appears in every collection, it has become a good tradition Chopard), — in the technique of decoupage. Collectors have a low start: will be issued only eight instances of the model.

the Stronghold of classical watchmaking, the Patek Philippe manufacture has revealed several new products, particularly new models of chronographs Ref. 5270 and Ref. 5208 R-001. The first of these, 41 mm platinum case, equipped with a manufacture caliber CH 29-535 PS Q manual winding and perpetual calendar function (this mechanism, the company produces since 2011, it has implemented six innovative patented solutions). On the dial rose gold-tone, encircled with a tachymeter scale, are placed two large aperture (day and month) in the 6 o’clock position is placed the moon phases.

In the mechanism monopusher chronograph Ref. R 5208-001 (caliber R CH 27 PS QI) are two classic horological complications: perpetual calendar with three apertures in position “11”, “12” and “1 hour” and minute repeater. The mechanism is enclosed in a rose gold case diameter 42 mm. On the black dial with white tachymeter scale elongated allocated gold hour markers and gold hands dihedral, the design of which is reminiscent of the style of 1960-1970-ies. The first version of these watches have also appeared in 2011.

Not forgotten, respectable manufactory and often traveling businessmen and tourists. For them watch Ref. 5524R-001 Calatrava Travel Time Pilot with time display a second time zone. They are equipped with a mechanism 324 S C FUS with manual winding. The mechanism is enclosed in a housing with a diameter of 42 mm rose gold. The selected area is marked in white or blue color in a special small aperture on a brown dial with a guilloche sunburst pattern. Large model Ref. 5524R-001 version complements the smaller diameter Ref. 7234 with similar functionality. Representatives of the companies that offer this Duo as a watch for couple — men and women, or father and son.

launched last year a series of square diving watches, the French company Bell & Ross has shown a new model BR03-92 Diver Blue BR03-92 Diver Bronze. They have become a logical continuation of the collection Hydromax waterproof watch, first developed in 1997, and the collection BR02, launched in 2007. As the name suggests, the first new bezel and dial blue color, and the second case and bezel are made of bronze — the traditional material from which the crafters of the past have done housing navigation instruments and frames of the Windows. Watch equipped with calibre BR-CAL.302 with automatic winding and water resistant to 300 meters.

In 2016 Bell & Ross first showed a model with a tourbillon in a transparent case of sapphire BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon Sapphire. In 2018, this collection has added three new models: the BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon Sapphire Gold, the BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon Sapphire Blue and BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon Sapphire Black. Each of them used only one shade for coloring of all movement parts: plates, bridges, dials, hands and the tourbillon cage.

female line of chronometers BR’S Diamond Eagle also launched two years ago, there was a new model in dark blue, gray, white and pink colors. Housing typical of the series BR01 shape (a circle inscribed within a square with rounded corners) is solved in combination brushed and polished stainless steel, and the shade of the dial replicates the hue of the strap (there is also a version with a steel mesh bracelet). Dial with guilloché “sunray” is decorated with seven diamonds, representing the figure of the constellation of the eagle; the same constellation depicted on the back cover of the watch. There are versions with diamonds, framing the circle of the clock, or without them. The case and dial white models, in contrast to the other three, made of ceramic, made and bracelet.

the Swiss watch company Tissot virtually all of their landmark novelties 2018 dedicated to different sports. So, the Tissot Chrono XL Tour de France maintains perhaps the most well-known even far from the sports people the Cycling race “Tour de France”. The clock has quartz chronograph movement enclosed in a very large 45-millimeter stainless steel case. In the design of the dial and leather strap read an allusion to the signature style of the race: for hour markers and Arabic numerals, decor arrows, and decorative stitching bracelet selected a bright yellow color logo.

Watches from the limited edition Tissot PRS 516 Alpine popular in the 1960-ies model PR 516 and is dedicated to the car Alpine A110. About their relationship with the racing says carbon dial with chronograph counters, design reminiscent of the dashboard of a racing car. Automatic mechanism ETA Valjoux A05.H31 enclosed in a 45 mm steel case. Your watch has a leather strap with characteristic holes, also referring to the style of racing: these holes was done on the skinny steering wheel and gloves racers. This perforated strap Tissot was first introduced in 1962.

Finally, chronograph Tissot T-Race MotoGP limited edition dedicated to racing, official timekeeper which is a Swiss company. Watch with the body with a black finish with gold plated equipped with rubber straps. Chronograph pushers are made in the style of the buttons motorcycle starter. Limited edition, supplied in original cases in the form of a helmet, is limited to 8888 pieces.