Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Hands-On

The use of novel and space-age materials in high-end watches is always fun to follow as a spectator, but it’s far more appreciated when their practical benefits might sometime soon be used in watches that a broader segment can enjoy. That’s rarely the case, but one watch that piqued my interest in this way was the Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700.
The article Panerai LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech 3 Days PAM 700 Watch Hands-On first appeared on aBlogtoWatch and was written by Michael Penate.

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Buying Melbourne Watch Company Watches On Touch Of Modern

At Touch of Modern, we think that considerable value can be found at any price point and we admire what Melbourne Watch Company has set out to do. That’s why we’ve curated a selection of premium Melbourne Watch Company timepieces for a limited time sale at members-only pricing.
The article Buying Melbourne Watch Company Watches On Touch Of Modern first appeared on aBlogtoWatch and was written by SponsoredPost.

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Casio G-Shock GWX5600C-7 ‘Kikuo Ibe’ Watch Review

When I call this the “Kikuo Ibe” watch, I don’t mean to imply that this is a special limited edition or any of that nonsense. This Casio G-Shock GWX5600C-7 is your bog-standard, non-limited G-Shock that is very close to what happens to be daily worn by Kikuo Ibe, the creator of this rugged, go-anywhere-survive-anything watch.
The article Casio G-Shock GWX5600C-7 ‘Kikuo Ibe’ Watch Review first appeared on aBlogtoWatch and was written by David Bredan.

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Apple Watch NikeLab Limited Edition

The Apple Watch Nike+ was announced last September alongside Apple’s new Apple Watch Series 2. It differentiated itself by coming preloaded with the Nike+ Run Club app and having special Nike Sport bands and Nike watch faces. Now, Apple and Nike are launching a new limited edition watch called the Apple Watch NikeLab.
The article Apple Watch NikeLab Limited Edition first appeared on aBlogtoWatch and was written by Kenny Yeo.

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Vintage Rolex Reference 8382 With Neptune Cloisonné Dial

Vintage Rolex Reference 8382 With Neptune Cloisonné Dial

Vintage Rolex Reference 8382 Neptune Cloisonné Enamel Dial (photo: Phillips)
Fans of Roman mythology and vintage watches will be happy to see another Rolex featuring a cloisonné of Neptune enameled on the dial. The yellow gold Rolex above (Reference #8382) will be available at Phillips’ The Geneva Watch Auction Five taking place on May 13-14, 2017 in Switzerland. If the dial looks familiar to you, it’s because this isn’t the first time the auction house will offer a gold Rolex with Neptune enameled on the dial.The current lot features a circular 37mm 18k yellow gold case fitted with a manual calibre E80’568 with 19 jewels. It comes on an alligator leather strap with a yellow gold Rolex pin buckle. On this reference, the cloisonné enamel is set inside a circular ring of gold where the gold indexes are placed.  It also features the company name in black inside the enamel just below the gold crown at 12 o’clock.

Vintage Rolex Reference 4645 Neptune Non-Oyster (photo: Phillips)
Both dials were executed by Mrs. Nelly Richard for Stern Frères. The labor-intensive enameling process includes outlining the figures with gold wire, applying the enamel to different regions and firing in a kiln to intensify the colors and lighting effects. Though they look nearly identical, there are subtle differences between the two Neptune depictions above. You can see the differences on the lower right, with the legs and manes of the the horses varying slightly in position. The position of the waves also vary a bit between the two.At the Phillips Rolex Milestones auction in Hong Kong last year, the Reference 4645 above sold for over $750,000 US. This piece features a square, non-Oyster dial, making it even more rare than the 8382. The estimate for the current lot is between 300,000 and 600,000 Swiss francs. For more information on the Geneva auction, visit phillips.com.>>BACK TO ROLEX MODELS

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BOLDR Odyssey

BOLDR Odyssey
Introducing the Odyssey, a dive watch with a unique angled design, 500 meters of water-resistance and a Seiko NH35A automatic movement from the BOLDR Supply Co.With its angular designed case and lugs, domed AR-coated Sapphire crystal and 120-click studded divers bezel the Odyssey offers yet another alternative for those looking for an affordable diver.Functional and stylish, the Odyssey’s sturdy case is also fitted with an HEV, a large screwdown crown and solid caseback engraved with nautical design by Melbourne artist Ashwin Royan.Each BOLDR Odyssey comes with a choice of a durable polyurethane strap or a top-grain stylish Italian leather strap with a waterproof coating. The BOLDR Odyssey comes in three, stylish color combinations – the Deep Blue comes with a navy blue dial, white lumed hour markers, in a Stainless steel case and bezel. The White Storm comes with a white dial, white lumed hour markers, with a Stainless steel case and a gunmetal bezel. The Ever Black comes with a black dial, white lumed hour markers with an all-black Stainless steel case and bezel. The Ever Black and White Storm model benefit from Diamond-Like Carbon Coating (DLC) on their cases, providing diamond-like-hardness and resistance to corrosion.Follow the link HERE for more info.

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