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Richard Mille has developed a brand new masterpiece for 2010, a timepiece developed in collaboration with current #2 in the world ranked tennis player - Rafael Nadal. The RM 027 Tourbillon's greatest strength is its ultra-light case construction, a quality of extreme importance as Nadal will be wearing the watch during his matches. Most players refrane from wearing watches during matches as even the slightest weight difference can affect a players swing, something the work yars to perfect. The ultra-light case is so light so it is equivalent to that of just 20 paper clips.

The world was watching as The French Open began this year and Rafael donned the extraordinary timpeiece during his matches. Most of us cringe at the thought of wearing a $525,000 timepiece during a sporting event. The introduction of the new RM 027 Tourbillon marks the Richard Mille's first entry into the worldof tennis courts. Like Felipe Massa before him, who drives every F1 Grand Prix with his Richard Mille watch, Rafael Nadal will be playing all of his matches wearing his Richard Mille on his wrist.

The limited edition timepiece will be produced in a run of just 50 pieces and will sell for and estimated price of $525,000. The case measures 48 mm x 39.70 mm x 11.85 mm and weighs just under 20 grams, 13 rams without the strap. The case is constructed from the incredibly light carbon-composite. The watch is powered by a manual-wind movement which itself only weighs just under 4 grams. The movement is constructed from titanium and LITAL ®, lithium alloy containing aluminum, copper, magnesium, zirconium. The movement allows for a 48 hour power reserve.

2010 has brought another titanium and stainless steel masterpiece for the well-known luxury brand Vacheron Constantine, the Overseas Dual Time watch. The Overseas collection has been a popular one for the brand since the launch of the first version in 1996. A beautiful watch with great functionality for travelers and collectors alike, the model offers two time zones, a day/night indicator, a power reserve complication, and a date display. Pricing for this watch is expected to be about $15,000-$17,000 (USD) when it becomes available later this year.

The Overseas Dual Time case is 42 millimeters in diameter crafted in stainless steel with a titanium bezel. The push-piece is protected with a titanium guard. The solid case-back has been stamped with the "Overseas" medallion has been secured with screw fastening. The superior case construction guarantees an impressive Water resistance that has been tested at a pressure of 15 Bar, equivalent to 150 meters. The slate-grey dial has a circular satin-brushed finish with a painted outer minute circle and 12 applied hour-markers in 18-carat gold highlighted with a white luminescent substance. The watch comes with a hand-sewn dark grey square-scale alligator leather strap and an additional strap in black rubber. The watch is secured to your wrist with a double-safety triple-blade folding clasp in stainless steel.

The watch is powered by the mechanical self-winding movement caliber 1222 SC. The movement is protected by an antimagnetic screen and measures 4.85 millimeters thick and 26.60 millimeters wide. It contains no less than 34 jewels and beats at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations/hour. The movement allows for a power reserve of approximately 40 hours. The reference number for the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time Steel & Titanium is 47450/000W-9511.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Corum Admiral's Cup watch is celebrating with the release of a special limited edition Admiral's Cup timepiece. The watch also aims to celebrate the achievements the Okalys-Corum sailing team. With beautiful orange accents the timepiece will be limited to just 25 pieces. The watch is expected to be available as soon as june June at authorized points of sale. The retail price will be $8,770 US dollars. It is powered by the automatic-winding mechanical chronograph movement, caliber CO753. The movement has achieved COSC-chronometer certification. It contains 27 jewels and beats at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour. The movement provides an up to 42-hour power reserve.

The large titanium case is 48 mm in diameter and has the Corum signature 12-sides. Titanium is a great choice for its impressive durability while maintaining a lightness that other metals lack. The case has locking pushbuttons and a crown decorated with the Corum key engraving. The dark grey dial nicely compliments the orange accents. The minute markers and numerals, faceted hour and minute hands, and chronograph seconds-hand are treated with an orange luminescent coating, while the chevrons are treated with a black luminescent coating. The date function is displayed through a window at 3 o’clock. The Corum Admiral’s Cup Chronograph 48 Grand Prix watch is completed by a black leather strap with orange stitching and a tongue buckle engraved with Corum logo.

Bell & Ross and Infiniti, the luxury car brand, is launching an exclusive watch to celebrate their collaboration. The Limited Edition BR03-92 Instrument Phantom Infiniti watch is to be produced in a limited edition of just 100 individually-numbered pieces. The watch commemorates the recently released Infiniti FX Limited Edition performance vehicle. The timepiece is powered by the automatic mechanical movement - ETA 2982. The movement allows for hours, minutes, seconds and an animated the date function with quick correction.

The Bell & Ross Limited Edition BR03-92 Instrument Phantom Infiniti watch features a 42 milimeters steel case treated with a the black carbon powder finish similar to the graphite finish on the Infiniti FX Limited Edition. The galvanic black dial has large hands indicating hours and minutes and a seconds hand with a distinct purple coating used as a compliment to the instruments of the Infiniti car. The numerals and index markers have been treated with a photo-luminescent finish for optimal night visibility. The dial is protected by an anti-reflection sapphire crystal. The screw-down case-back is engraved with the Infiniti signature and is individually numbered. The solid construction of the timepiece allows for a 100-meter water-resistance. The watch is completed by a heavy-duty synthetic black fabric or rubber strap.

Cartier's newest watch, the Rotonde de Cartier Astrotourbillon watch, is ready to make its debut. First introduced by Cartier at SIHH in the beginning of the year, the Astrotourbillon will be available at select Cartier boutiques across the U.S. from June 2010. The new model features the brands newest movement, the 9451 MC movement produced entirely in the manufacture’s workshops. It took five years to develop the highly advanced movement and is equipped with a tourbillon carriage.

Available in 18 carat white gold, reference CRW1556204 for $133,000 and in 18 carat rose gold, reference number CRW1556205 for $124,000. Each case is 47 millimeters in diameter and has a circular-grained crown in the corresponding metal set with a sapphire cabochon. The silver guilloche dial with black transfer Roman numeral markers is protected by a sapphire crystal. The case-back has a transparent sapphire crystal. The watch boasts a water-resistance of up to 30 meters. The watch is completed by a black alligator skin strap for the white gold version or a brown alligator skin strap for the rose gold, each fitted with a double adjustable folding clasp in white or rose gold.

The caliber 9451 MC Astrotourbillon movement is mechanical with manual winding. It measures 38 millimeters by 9.01 millimeters thick. It has a total of 187 components with 23 jewels. It beats a the frequency of 21,600 vibrations per hour and has an impressive power reserve of approximetley 48 hours. Each movement is individually numbered.

2007 was the first year Hublot developed a Big Bang watch specially for the Mexican Football Federation. After the great success of the first model, Hublot has created a new edition of the limited edition timepiece thus continuing its partnership with the Mexican Football Federation. The watch was presented by Hublot's CEO, Jean-Claude Biver to Mexico's national team's trainer Javier Aguirre. Javier Aguirre lead the national team in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. This new timepiece will accompany the Mexican national team players to South Africa as a symbol of luck.

The new Hublot Mexican Football Federation Big Bang has a 44.5 millimeter case sculptured from microblasted black ceramic. The openworked skeleton dial is decorated with red and green details, inspired by Mexico's national colors. The see through case-back reveals a transfer of the FMF logo and is protected by a sapphire crystal. Powered by the Hublot Calibre HUB movement, a mechanical chronograph movement with automatic winding. The movement is made up of 252 individual components and has a power-reserve of up to 42 hours. The watch is completed with an adjustable green alligator strap with red stitching. It is water-resistant up to 100 meters.

For many years the IWC Portuguese Tourbillon Mystère has for many years been admired for its rotating carriage escapement. This year IWC has added a retrograde date indicator to their Portuguese Tourbillon Mystere watch. The new Retrograde version is to produced as a limited addition piece in both 18 carat red gold and platinum, with red gold version limited to 500 pieces and the platinum version limited to 250 pieces. The large case size measures 44.2 millimeters in diameter by 15.5 millimeters tall.

Since its debut in 2004, the IWC Portuguese Tourbillon Mystere has been a coveted watch thanks to its beautiful setting of its tourbillon escapement. The new Rétrograde date is a wonderful addition to the watch. The flyback date indicator springs back automatically to “1” at the end of any months with 31 days – January, March, May, July, August, October, December. For the shorter months the date indicator must be advanced by the rapid adjustment function to then fly back to the first day of the month.

The watch features a mechanical IWC-manufactured movement caliber 51900 with Pellaton winding system and seven-day power reserve, retrograde date display, flying minute tourbillon. The red gold version has a silver-plated dial and dark brown alligator leather strap with red gold folding clasp. The platinum version has a ruthenium-black dial and a black alligator leather strap with platinum folding clasp. The dial is protected by a convex sapphire crystal treated with an antireflective coating on both sides. The case-back has a see-through sapphire crystal. The watch boasts a Water resistance of 3 bars. Cost is speculated to be slightly above the $100,000.

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