The year of updates continues. This time the American watchmaker Ball Watches has presented its new Engineer Master II Diver (ref. DM2020A-PA-BKGR).
MKII, a fairly young privately owned U.S.-based brand, has recently announced that the popular Paradive diving companion will soon be available with a trendy sapphire bezel with a luminous diving scale that is supposed to greatly enhance the timekeeper’s nighttime legibility. It will complement a slightly less expensive model with an anodized aluminum bezel and will be sold as
The legendary American brand has just started selling its new member of the Trainmaster line. Ther Ball Trainmaster Eternity (ref. NM2080D-LJ-SL) is claimed to be one of the thinnest self-winding watches in Ball’s whole model range. Although the stainless steel case of the Eternity looks similar to the bodies of other Trainmasters, it is in fact slightly refreshed in order to make the timekeeper both slimmer and more comfortable on a wrist.
MIDO has just presented its updated Baroncelli III Lady Chronometer (Ref. M010.208.16.053.20). Although some bloggers take MIDO’s recent press release too literally and call this new model the brand’s “first” entry into the world of ladies chronometer watches, it is not exactly so. Here’s why.
The Oris Maldives 300M Diver (Ref. 643 7654 7185 RS / MB) celebrates the World Oceans Day while raising some money to Bluepeace, an environmental NGO, which is based on the Maldives and has its main objective “to protect the environment through environmental education and training.”
The 2011 MIDO Baroncelli III Rose Gold 18K chronometer (ref. M901.408.76.033.20) was revealed at Baselworld 2011 show. The dressy timekeeper successfully combines a chronometer-grade -albeit relatively inexpensive- Swiss-made movement with an elegant, classic shape of the case.
The Maurice Lacroix Pontos Day Date Blue (Ref. 6158-SS001-43E) boasts an attractive three-dimensional blue dial and… not much else. Still, its compact stainless steel body, which is only 40 millimeters in diameter and not particularly thick at 12.50 mm, is nicely sculpted and is also perfectly finished giving the three-hander that sporty, energetic appearance that some money-savvy customers may find more than attractive.
The 2010 limited-edition Fortis B42 Black Mars 500 is the German-based brand’s yet another attempt at monetizing its long-standing partnership with the Russian Roscosmos Federal Space Agency that dates back to the year 1994.