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Ulysse Nardin Marine Perpetual

Ulysse Nardin with revolutionary diamond setting

Introduced by Ulysse Nardin in 1996, the Perpetual Calendar was a watchmaking breakthrough; it was the first Perpetual Calendar to allow the forwards and backwards calendar setting over a single crown. Furthermore, Ulysse Nardin Perpetual Calendar timepieces never need to be sent back to the manufacturer: all adjustments can be done manually. To date, no other watchmaker has rivaled the Ulysse Nardin Perpetual Calendar.

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On May 10th Antiquorum will auction a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso that belonged to general Douglas MacArthur.

Antiquorum: a rare Patek and general Douglas MacArthur’s Jaeger-LeCoultre

Antiquorum Auctioneers has announced its’ May 10th auction of “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” to be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva. Collectors can look forward to bidding on 504 outstanding timepieces. Highlights of the sale include a Patek Philippe Ref. 2499/100 retailed by Tiffany & Co. and a Jaeger LeCoultre Reverso that belonged to General Douglas MacArthur. Previews will be held in Singapore, Hong Kong and Geneva.

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Breitling Avenger Blackbird

Breitling Avenger Blackbird: on black titanium wings

Within just a few months, the Avenger Blackbird has proved a hit among fans of ultra-technical instruments. It continues its winning ways in a new version with a smaller diameter but an equally original and forceful design. High-performance, accurate and functional by nature, the Avenger Blackbird in its 48 mm version embodies a concentrated blend of the Breitling spirit. It confirms these qualities in a new 44 mm diameter with an equally strong presence on the wrist. Its watchword is undoubtedly ‘power in action’.

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