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February 2009

Pre-Baselworld 2009: Clerc Hydroscaph

Developed in collaboration with under-water professionals, this powerful, prestigious and futuristic diving instrument is designed for the most extreme conditions. It is water-resistant to 1,000 metres thanks to a helium valve that is adjusted by a unique rotating bezel mechanism. And, with its exclusive system for adjusting it to the wrist, it guarantees sportsmen and women unsurpassed comfort.

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Pre-Baselworld 2009: Senator Navigator Perpetual Calendar by GLASHUTTE ORIGINAL

Just in time for Baselworld 2009, Glashütte Original presents the next model in its successful line of pilot's watches: the Senator Navigator Perpetual Calendar. This high-flying timepiece soars with a robust 44 mm stainless steel case in typical pilot's watch look, sporting a traditional matt black dial with large Arabic numerals and line markers for the minute and second displays as well as blued hour and minute hands. The added perpetual calendar functions have been seamlessly integrated into the dynamic design of this efficient timepiece.

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Forged Carbon Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph by AP

The new AP Forged Carbon ROO features a ceramic bezel and links, and an ultralight case made of carbon fiber that is compressed at high temperatures (forged carbon). The case was exclusively developed and produced by Audemars Piguet. The case-back features the Royal Oak Offshore logo and is made of blackened steel. Inside is a robust new manufacture movement. The exclusive self-winding Calibre 3126/3840.

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Pre-Baselworld 2009: Golden Bridge Titanium by CORUM

Corum will be introducing the Golden Bridge Titanium at Baselworld 2009. This unique timepiece features a manufacture movement CO-113, a mechanical baguette movement, hand-wound by a stem at 6 o'clock. It features a slipping spring mechanism and a variable adjustable inertia balance, adjustable by screws. The movement runs at a frequency: of 4Hz or 28'800 vph. The beautiful 18k red gold hand-engraved plates and bridge are visible through any of the four sapphire crystals. One on the front, one on the back and one on each side of the case. The case is tonneau-shaped and is made of titanium, with a nice mixture of polished and satin finished surfaces. It measures 34 mm x 51 mm and features a titanium crown, decorated with a CORUM key. The Golden Bridge displays hours and minutes with black skeleton hands and a

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Pre-Baselworld 2009: Nabucco Rivoluzione by Raymond Weil

The Raymond Weil Nabucco mechanical collection has enjoyed rapid international success since being unveiled in 2007. Now the Swiss watchmaker is set to mark Baselworld 2009 with the launch of a new, exceptional model from this exclusively masculine range - a timepiece plunged into total darkness, symbolising the quintessence of masculine elegance.

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Pre-Baselworld 2009: Quadruple Tourbillon by GREUBEL FORSEY

Between art and technological innovation, the 2nd Fundamental Invention by Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey propels its designers even closer to the heights of horological architecture. The four tourbillons of this stunning composition contribute independently to its exceptional time-keeping performance. This is made possible by the asynchronous position of each of the four tourbillons, which are connected to two autonomous regulating organs. These organs, each housed in a tourbillon cage, are coupled to the spherical differential which ensures transmission to the display system. A pinnacle of virtuosity poised to write a new page in the art of horology.

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1931 Régulateur Réserve de Marche by Louis Erard

Almost 400 years after the appearance of the regulator in the field of chronometry, Louis Erard pays tribute to this veritable symbol of precision. For the occasion, it has introduced an exclusive complication thanks to a new module developed in partnership with Soprod. A world-first and exclusive to the brand! Offering both ancestral craftsmanship and modernity, Louis Erard has pulled off a master stroke in a spirit of haute horlogerie at affordable prices.

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Pre-Baselworld 2009: P'6920 by PORSCHE DESIGN

Porsche Design will be unveiling a new chronograph at Baselworld 2009, the P'6920 Rattrapante. It features a 45 mm x 15.5 mm titanium PVD coated case. Movement is the automatic ETA caliber 7750-AR2 with COSC-certification and a personalized Porsche rotor. Limited edition 200 pieces.

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Pre-Baselworld 2009: GrandeVitesse Chronograph 24h by LONGINES

The concept of speed finally materialised! The new GrandeVitesse Chronograph 24h features a double tachometer graduated in km/h as well as mph that can measure land speeds up to Mach 2. The sporty character of the line is underscored by the "non-skid" pattern of the crown, caseband and pushpieces. And let's not forget the very emblematic large "12" associated with motor racing.

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Pre-Baselworld 2009: Armin Strom Regulator Earth

An innovative engraved movement, retrograde date display, off-centre minute-regulator, as well as hour and small seconds counters, all housed in a black PVD brushed titanium case. The Earth model promises more astonishing surprises with the other three watches in the series, Water, Air and Fire, with each model reflecting a natural element through its design and colour.

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