Breitling Emergency II. GOLD FULL REVIEW (Bilingual version English-Spanish)

Full Review of Breitling Emergency II in two languages, English and Spanish. A watch that many hate and others worship, top technology for emergency stages of carrieres this fantastic watch in my opinion.

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English Text. (Spanish text Below)

Breitling introduced its Breitling Emergency watch — the first wristwatch with a built-in emergency microtransmitter — in 1995. Since then, the watch has been worn and used by many professional pilots and has played a role in numerous search-and-rescue missions. At Baselworld 2013, Breitling introduced another world-first with its Emergency II, the first watch with a dual frequency locator beacon.

 

The original Breitling Emergency, which was designed to enable accurate homing in on pilots or passengers following a plane crash, operated on the 121.5 MHz international air distress frequency. Pilots prized it for its utility: it could be worn constantly on the wrist and serve as a supplement to standard onboard aircraft equipment. Around 40,000 Breitling Emergency watches have been sold since their launch.

The Breitling Emergency II represents the next generation of its predecessor’s life-saving microtechnology. The very first wristwatch equipped with a built-in personal locator beacon (PLB), its dual frequency transmitter is compliant with the specifications of the Cospas-Sarsat international satellite alert system and can be used both to issue alerts and to guide search-and-rescue missions.

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Watches & Famous Sportmen´s

Watches & Famous Sportmen´s, normally, big brands seek ambassadors for their big watches. making special editions, successfully exploit the sports men and women to promote their brands and create a larger Marketplace for its other references. Here is a small sample of some champions with their watches.

Kobe Bryant; Hublot “Black Mamba” The L.A. Lakers’ Kobe Bryant, who has won multiple NBA championships, is nicknamed “Black Mamba” for his slippery, on-court athleticism, “Black Mamba” is also the nickname of his personal Hublot King Power wristwatch, which has a purple-and-gold Lakers color scheme on the dial’s hands, indices and numerals; a Kobe Bryant signature in gold on the sapphire caseback; and a python leather strap. The Hublot King Power Black Mamba is limited to 250 pieces. As of March 2013, Los Angeles Lakers star basketball player Kobe Bryant is officially an Hublot watch brand ambassador. The Swiss watch brand (part of the LVMH luxury group) sells watches averaging about $20,000 – $30,000 in price and also recently became the official timekeeper of the Los Angeles Lakers. Kobe’s deal with Hublot is unrelated to the fact that the watchmaker also sponsors his team. This week in Los Angeles, Hublot announced their new relationship with the popular athlete as well as a new limited edition watch dedicated to Mr. Bryant. Hublot-Kobe-Bryant-Watch-5

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Watches. New line born.

Arnold-Schwarzenegger-Watches-for-2015-aBlogtoWatch-7Arnold Schwarzenegger has just taken the ultimate plunge as a serious watch lover and launched his own brand of eponymously named watches with the new Arnold Schwarzenegger watch brand. Most of the Arnold Schwarzenegger watches will be priced in the $600 – $1,500 range and represent Arnold’s character, career, and timepiece preferences. I sat down with Arnold Schwarzenegger at Baselworld 2015 to chat about watches, his collection, and why now was the time to start his own watch collection with his name on the dial. And, yes of course, the watches are massive. Even the ladies’ versions are 45mm wide.

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Revolutionary Rolex…

Castro1The dichotomy of Communism is no better illustrated than the fact that legendary socialist revolutionaries Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara and Fidel Castro both wore Rolex watches. In fact Fidel Castro wore a sport model Rolex Submariner when he overthrew dictator Fulgencio Batista during the Cuban Revolution in 1959. In this image from the LIFE Magazine archives we see Submariner wearing Castro standing on the balcony of the Hilton Hotel with friends after his triumphant entry into Havana, Cuba.

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10 Tips to Know Better Rolex

Rolex is the world’s most widely recognized luxury watch brand. That global recognition is the product of decades of success in a range of fields, from early timekeeping records to a string of important firsts, not to mention film appearances and associations with James Bond, Paul Newman, and other notables. Here are 10 key things you should know about Rolex. pc-stefano-mazzariol-rolex-day-date

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Watches: Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk II Pro

SEA HAWK II Pro : Titanium case, diameter 44mm, sapphire crystal 4.85mm thick with winding crown at 4 o’clock. It goes without saying, we were very curious to find out more about the super sportive watch when the renowned brand presented the completely new SEA HAWK II Pro in pre-première in 2004. Now Girard-Perrégaux has given us the opportunity to test this very exclusive timepiece in our professional capacity. Girard-Perregaux  Sea Hawk II Pro

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The OMEGA Seamaster Apnea

Frenchman Jacques Mayol was known as the “human dolphin” and started his association with OMEGA in 1981, when he tested the new Seamaster 120 watch on his record-breaking free dive to a depth of 101 metres, beating by one metre his famous record of 1976 when he broke the magic 100-metre barrier. These dives were part of a long-running rivalry with Italian diver Enzo Maiorca (the first man to breath-hold dive below 50 metres) lasting over ten years, which saw freedive depths double within a decade and provided the inspiration for Luc Besson’s film”The Big Blue”, which led to notoriety for both Mayol and Maiorca.

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Relojes: Flieger B-Uhren Baumuster B

Los “Flieger” Alemanes, esos relojes que cayeron en el olvido tras la segunda guerra mundial y que en los 90 reaparecieron gracias a la manufactura de algunas de las empresas que los fabricaron en los años 40.

Alemania es uno de esos países que tiene una larga tradición relojera, país en el que a día de hoy aún siguen produciéndose bastantes de sus fabricantes clásicos, como Laco o Stowa.

Muchos de ellos, durante la mitad de la década de 1.990, fueron re-introduciendo en sus catálogos, versiones o réplicas adaptadas a los nuevos tiempos, de los relojes que fabricaron para la Luftwaffe durante la segunda guerra mundial, la fuerza aérea del Tercer Reich.

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Relojes: Pilot Molnija, (Pilot Soviet Watch)

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En 1927 el Consejo de Trabajo y Defensa ruso tomó la decisión de crear una industria relojera soviética para abastecer su ejército. Paradójicamente varias empresas americanas fueron a instalarse a Rusia llevando consigo a sus trabajadores, es el caso de Hampen Deuber que en quiebra tras la gran depresión fue comprada en 1930 por Armen Hammer que trasladó todo a Rusia y en 1932 se comenzaron a producir los primeros relojes rusos con marcas como Pobeda, Vostok, Raketa, Sekonda, Poljot, Molnija… Son relojes robustos, donde prima la sencillez y precisión con precios asequibles sobre las complicaciones.

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