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The Omega Speedmaster ' 57 seen by Jean Lassaussois shop watches at Paris

A brand new Omega Speedmaster has just arrived in stores: the Omega Speedmaster ' 57, a very beautiful chrono bicompax/date of 41.5 mm (steel case) equipped with calibre manufacture co-axial 9300. The blue dial version particularly seduces Jean Lassaussois shop the watches in Paris who returns in detail on the specifics of this new model marketed 6,700 euros.

Since its launch it has 56 years... The Speedmaster and its timeless design embodies the chronograph by excellence... Especially in France. If it is known for having participated in numerous space expeditions, and including the six lunar missions, the famous 'Speed' is born more than 10 years before man set foot on the Moon for the first time...

This year, Omega has decided to change this icon of the Biel with the arrival on the market of the ' 57 Speedmaster saysáFake Watchesáa new model 'designed to write its own history while paying tribute to its legendary predecessor' the mark in its release.

"I have immediately been seduced by this dial dual counter and date of a very beautiful blue" underlines emphatically Jean Lassaussois founder and patron of the watches shop in Paris. "This splendid chrono, remaining in the same spirit that his illustrious predecessor has in this new version of a 41.5 mm steel case. Note the presence of the straight horns leaving from the housing to the bracelet and are an obvious reference to the very first Speedmaster 1957".

The 9300 co-axial calibre is fitted with a spiral in Silicon, material insensitive to the influence of magnetic fields. This quality, coupled with the excellent coefficient of resilience of silicon, gives excellent chronometric performance in the spiral made from a wafer of Silicon. This material is also very subject to abrasion and possesses an extremely long lifespan.

"But beyond the purely aesthetic aspect, this new 'Speed' is also a beautiful technical achievement. This watch is equipped with the calibre home co-axial 9300 wheel columns (see box above). I find that the readability of this new model is excellent. I also like the aspect chrono bi-compax, with totals for the hours and minutes (here superimposed within a single counter, very clever solution). Some brands do offer more that a counter for minutes, but more for hours.

In addition to its functions 'Crono', 'I believe that this Speedmaster really is a versatile watch. Already, it displays the date at six o'clock. It is water resistant to 100 meters despite his pushers screw, much moreáBreitling replicaáeffective to launch a timing in a swoop of index. I also like the independent adjustment of the hour hand which allows not to disrupt your watch when you change time zone╗ continues Jean Lassaussois.

And concluded: "with its 6,700 euros on steel, this new Speedmaster bracelet is very well placed in the market for a chrono calibre"manufacture". Especially since it is covered with a four year warranty! A rare period of our days.

* also available in dial PVD black or silver with applied in 18 CT red gold indexes. The Speedmaster' 57 stainless steel models are presented on a strap of the same metal or brown leather. Note that this new 'Speed' is also available in gold and gold and steel.

Pequignet manufacture has unveiled a brand new collection of mechanical timepieces consisting of two models proposed each time in two versions. Nice pilot watches with boxes of 44 mm black (or non-PVD coated) titanium which welcome of course the famous calibre Royal... Then... Royal Air Force...

End July 2012, the Tribunal de Commerce de Besanšon validated mark Pequignet continuation plan, thus providing this French watchmaking firm a breath of fresh air and an opportunity to continue its development...

Today, more than a year after the French brand comes to unveil a brand new collection that makes this time, tribute to aviation... Indeed, the French factory has imagined the Royale titanium collection, which opens new horizons for the manufacture of Besanšon. Pequignet. These timepieces are available in two models, one offering three complications adjusted on a Sunray anthracite dial or Opal white, another, more uncluttered, decorates a Sunray Brown dial or OPAL black.

Features of this range in titanium, its water resistance to 50 meters and its rubber bracelets that will seduce a clientele chic and sporty. This new reference of the Pequignet manufacture, will be the novelty of the year with its complications unique price! 5,000 to 6,500 euros.

This line (manufactured in the Jura watchmaking), is resolutely in the driver style with its major index in Superluminova and its needles Recalling cyalume sticks to track officers. Hour, minute, small seconds, power reserve of 88 hours (double of a traditional size), as well as double window date and day enhance the reflections of the soleilles dials designed by the designers of the brand.

Calibre to multiple complications included premiere global. Power reserve of 88 hours on a single large barrel - Double large desk day and date in triple jump instant - large moon phase specifies 122 years 21600 vibrations per hour - great compensatory screw balance - automatic in both directions - direct reassembly of the barrel. Fully designed and manufactured by Pequignet and workshops of Haute Horlogerie, this calibre has 9 worldwide patents including exclusive Pequignet.

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