Night Time Navigator: Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II

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It is the curse of the modern-day frequent traveler: how to keep track of not only one’s local time, but also the times back home and at the next destination.

This Ball watch eliminates that problem with three time zone displays. This watch also has micro gas tubes for exceptional nighttime legibility. The different colors of the luminous gas tubes help to discern the three time zones readable on the dial and bezel of the Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT.

The case features a patented screw-down crown and resists water pressures down to 100 meters (330 feet) and magnetism to 4,800 A/m. The Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II is a limited edition of 1,000 pieces, available with either a blue or black dial and on a stainless steel bracelet (top photos), a rubber strap (above), or a NATO textile strap (below).

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Jacob & Co. Astronomia Solar Watch

Jacob & Co. is responsible for some of the most outrageous, boldest, and indeed priciest, watches that you can buy today. Their newest model, the Astronomia Solar watch, has an 18k rose gold case which is used to form a rough outline and the spaces in between are filled with sapphire to give owners an unobstructed view of the movement within.

Water resistance is just 30m, which is understandable for a watch of its complexity. Moving on, one thing some might notice is that there is no visible crown. Well, setting the time and winding the movement is actually done using two fold-out 18k rose gold “bows” on the case back. Unfortunately, we didn’t get to take photos of the case back but it is similar to the system you’ll find in some previous Astronomia iterations.

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The Tiffany Square Watch

In celebration of their 180th birthday, Tiffany & Co. have just unveiled the Tiffany Square watch. The timepiece is said to take inspiration from a 1920s watch from the house’s archives and has been faithfully reproduced for the 21st century. As this is a special watch, created to commemorate Ti­ffany’s 180-year anniversary, the watch will be made in a limited run of just 180 pieces, available from November 2017 onwards. The Tiffany Square watch features a 27mm — square — case, in 18K yellow gold, with its lugs extending out to 38.88mm, lengthwise.

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Lady Gaga Is Tudor’s New Ambassador

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After staying out of the ambassador game for almost 20 years, Tudor brought soccer superstar David Beckham into the fold back in May, kicking off its “Born to Dare” campaign. In a shocking turn of events, Tudor has just announced another big name ambassador – the brand’s first female ambassador, no less – in Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga may seem like an unlikely match, but there’s no question she’s an accomplished artist with massive reach and pop culture caché. She has won six Grammy Awards and a Golden Globe, with over 30 millions albums sold (and 150 million singles).

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The Elegantsis JSK Moto Co Watch

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The Elegantsis Watch Company partnered with the JSK Moto Co, a motorcycle design company based in California, to create a very attractive timepiece called the Elegantsis JSK Moto Co Watch. This cool-looking watch is large and bold and made to stand out on your wrist. The strap is made with Italian vegetable tanned calfskin leather, which suits this watch perfectly making it look bold and racy. The movement is a Stellita SW-1 Swiss automatic movement. In summary, this watch is perfect for motorcycle enthusiasts or anyone who appreciates bold-looking watches.

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Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer

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20 years ago Oris Launched one of their most iconic and timeless pieces; the Oris Worldtimer. For its 20th anniversary, Oris released their newest model; The Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer. This innovative timepiece is a pure pilot’s watch, and for international travelers alike, wherever you go in the world, you’ll always have the correct time. The price is surprisingly reasonable at 3,600 chf with a Louisiana crocodile leather strap or metal bracelet, or 3,400 chf on a calf leather strap.

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The New Eza AirFighter

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The Eza Watch Company, which was revived in 2016 by Adriaan Trampe, just recently released a new model of watch called the Eza AirFighter. With a classic look this watch has been designed to resemble that of other military or Flieger inspired watches. The movement in this timepiece is an ETA’s caliber 2824-2, and is being assembled at their watchmaking facility in The Netherlands.

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Fossil Hybrid Smartwatch FTW1206P

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Slim, smart and even more customizable, Fossil’s Q Activist hybrid looks like a watch, but acts like a smartwatch.
Powered by the Fossil Q App, Fossil Q Hybrid Smartwatches are compatible with Android™ OS 5.0+ and iOS 9.0+ devices. With built-in activity tracking, you can track your everyday accomplishments: steps, distance and calories burned. Fossil’s smartwatches use Bluetooth® technology to connect to your phone. When a notification or alert arrives, a gentle buzz lets you know right away.

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Fossil Jacqueline Sand Leather Watch ES4293P

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Classic design meets modern proportions. An artful construction inspired by the girl with a certain charm, Fossil’s signature Jacqueline puts a sophisticated spin on a classic.

An elegant essential, our refined Jacqueline puts a sophisticated spin on a ladylike classic with a sparkling crystal topring and supple leather strap. Fossil’s high-quality leather is well-known for its softness and ability to look good over time.

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What Are Kinetic Watches?

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What is a kinetic watch and how does it work?
-kinetic energy is the energy of motion. A kinetic watch uses the everyday motion of the wearer to operate the watch engine, also known as the movement. It stores energy that is produced by simple, everyday movements, such as shaking someone’s hand, gesturing, swinging your arms while walking, or turning the steering wheel while driving. The energy is captured when the movements of the person;s arms and hands cause a pendulum to oscillate within the watch that spins a very small pinion which is attached to a relatively large gear, at a very high speed. The Pinion is attached to a miniature electrical generator so as the pinion spins it charges the storage device which is a capacitor or a rechargeable battery. A typical full charge will last between two weeks and six months.

How is a kinetic watch different from an automatic watch?
-A kinetic movement is sometimes referred to as automatic-quartz movement, and kinetic watches combine the best elements of automatic and quartz watches. A kinetic watch has a self-winding movement, just like an automatic, but it uses a quartz timekeeping mechanism. The capacitor transfers energy to a quartz crystal, which vibrates at a high frequency to run the gears at a consistent rate. Automatic movement is a form of mechanical movement, so it uses a hair-spring and a balance wheel to keep time.

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