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  1. Rising up to the challenge

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner, Jacqueline Tsang

    ... timepiece designed for underwater exploration pays tribute to the Bathyscaphe Trieste's crew who in 1960 dived to depths of 36,000 feet to the bottom of the Marianas Trench, the only manned ... and it is passionate about making watches that can endure extreme and adverse conditions. Be it expeditions in the North Pole or the pressure changes that occur hundreds of feet underwater, it enlists the help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/637688/rising-challenge
  2. Sporty Tudor

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... by the French Navy for its divers in the 1960s and later by the US Navy for its underwater demolition team and Navy Seals, the brand has made a name in the nautical world. Tudor did not disappoint this year with new diving watches - the Hydronaut II Date and Chrono, and the Hydro 1200. One of the highlights of the Hydronaut II Date and Chrono models is the narrowing red line stretching from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679524/sporty-tudor
  3. To the extreme

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... stainless-steel case water resistant to 120 metres, black rubber strap, anti-glare glass and numerals coated in Super LumiNova to enhance underwater readability, even during night dives ... in such, well, elements, was Jacques Cousteau, the man who popularised diving with his seminal television shows and documentaries. Last year, to celebrate what would have been Cousteau's 100 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977365/extreme
  4. New models the ultimate in refinement

    Posted May 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the intention was to clean up lines while keeping the classic tradition of the brand's rich history. Blancpain dived into its past to present a new wave of diver's watches. One ... diver's watch. It was made to precise technical specifications at the request of two French military officers to withstand extreme underwater conditions. The watch was water resistant to 50 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/592305/new-models-ultimate-refinement
  5. Strap on some specs appeal

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... to wear. Getting my Padi certificate is one of my (many) unfulfilled goals, but when it happens I want a Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Diving Pro Geographic Navy Seals watch (left and bottom left) to go with it. This timepiece has a patented mechanical depth gauge that measures depth of 0-80 metres underwater. In 18-carat pink gold, it is produced in partnership with the US Navy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702705/strap-some-specs-appeal
  6. Star struck

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Abid Rahman The Death Star was always a case of over-egging the pudding. Sure, on paper the idea of a planet-sized weapon capable of destroying whole worlds looks great but in reality the huge amount of research and planning, and then the astronomical bui ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996544/star-struck
  7. Legends IWC

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Mary Luk

    ... diving, IWC diver's watch, the Aquatimer, debuted in 1967 to enhance the joy of exploring the underwater world. A distinctive feature of the platinum and stainless steel watch is its rotating inner bezel, that has become a signature in all IWC's diving watches. The Da Vinci Automatic of 1969 was equipped with the first series-produced Beta 21 quartz movement, a concerted effort ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/638602/legends-iwc
  8. Biker style JeanRichard

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... to its predecessors. Given that the rotating bezel is used to indicate the remaining dive time, accidental adjustments in the wrong direction can be dangerous or even fatal. JeanRichard protects ... The pink gold plated hands, and the Arabic numerals and indexes on the dial are coated in luminescent material to increase visibility underwater, and the watch is equipped with the same safety ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707681/biker-style-jeanrichard
  9. In the next issue of STYLE...

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We present our inaugural Time edition dedicated to the world of horology. We look at the history of watchmaking, remembering the world's most elegant timepieces and the rich traditions that accompany them, as well as the latest innovations in mechanical, bejewelled and diving watches. Speaking to masters of the industry, we explore the future of watchmaking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659131/next-issue-style
  10. IWC adds depth to Aquatimer

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the marine life since underwater adventure pioneer Jacques-Yves Cousteau first made his film about the coral reefs in the Red Sea in 1953. Aquatimer Automatic 2000 ensures precision even beyond 2,000 metres underwater. It comes with titanium or steel case (HK$34,800 to $43,100) The Cousteau Diver Limited Edition features a stainless steel case and dark blue dial with engraving marking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/456842/iwc-adds-depth-aquatimer

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