The newest Bond girl, B r nice Marlohe, is now the newest brand ambassador for Omega. The half-French half-Cambodian actress portrays S verine in SKYFALL, the James Bond film to be released in November. Marlohe also participated in the opening of Omega s Venice replica breitling chronomat boutique.
Casio Releases New Edifice Watch
Casio recently released the The EQWT720, the newest model in their EDIFICE collection. The price is $580. Take a look at the watch below:
Eberhard Chronograph from WWII Auctioned for 56,000
The Sistema Magini , later called the Metodo Magini by Eberhard & Co., was auction for 56,000 http://www.mrjack.co.uk/breitling-navitimer-watches-uk.html at the Meeting Art Auction House to an unknown buyer. This 24-hour split-second chronograph is said to have flown from Rome to Tokyo and back in 1942, during World War II.
As stated in an Eberhard document dated 1943, an order was confirmed by the Italian Air force for 10 standard and 10 split-second chronographs with the Magini wording on the dial, but then the War ended and they were not realized, making this the only model.
Montegrappa Presents Pope With a Unique Pen
News for pen aficionados: Montegrappa presented to Pope Benedict XVI a Montegrappa N.S. Virgen de Guadalupe Pen. The gift commemorates his first visit to Mexico, while also celebrating the first 100 years of the Montegrappa brand. The pen is an exclusive Montegrappa creation, crafted this year to mark the 480th anniversary of the appearance of the patron saint of Mexico and Latin America, Our Lady of Guadalupe, on the hill known as Cerro del Tepeyac.
Made out of sterling silver and a pearlised green resin, the Montegrappa N.S. Virgen de Guadalupe Limited Edition Pen feeds its supply of ink through a solid 18K gold nib. The top of the cap is a representation of the old replica omega seamaster Guadalupe Basilica, and is made from sterling silver, using a die-casting technique, with a cross that is made from gold through an electroplating process, protected by a clear lacquer coat finishing. The Virgin s aura is attained with golden foil applications, with red and green ceramic accents on her mantle. The watermarked and etched designs making up the churches, the borders and the pen s frame have been outlined with a carefully applied and unique type of ink.