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Commemorative model (based on the iconic Petite Heure Minute) created to usher the Chinese New Year under the sign of the Fire Rooster; Rooster features a 35 mm red gold case set with diamonds, a Grand Feu enamel dial with miniature painting of the fire red rooster, accompanied by peonies and bamboo shoots; for availability, log on www.jaquet-droz.com
‘Navitimer Super 8’ COSC-certified chronometer watch, inspired by the Reference 637 stopwatch, used in the Second World War; features a 46 mm titanium case, military green dial, bidirectional rotating bezel, power reserve of over 70 hours, 3-bar water resistance and brown NATO leather strap; will be available from June onwards at select retail stores in India and the Breitling boutique in Kolkata.
‘Delight Automatic’ collection watch (bicolour rose gold-plated variant); classical, elegant and feminine; features the FC-306 calibre, guilloche dial, Roman numeral indexes, 42-hour power reserve and date indication; available at all Helios Watch stores.
‘Overseas’ watch (black dial version) with steel case, distinctive six-sided bezel, self-winding Manufacture movement, stainless steel bracelet (interchangeable with an alligator leather or black rubber strap), 60-hour power reserve, black lacquered dial, 18-carat white gold hour-markers and 15 bar water resistance; available at Timekeepers, The Watch Boutique, Mumbai.
‘New Retro Power Reserve’ watch featuring a rectangular rose gold case with crown at 12 o’clock, 48-hour power reserve, RM 18-02 skeleton hand-wound mechanical movement (showing gear train, sunburst ratchet wheel, sandblasted mainplate and bridges and other details), alligator leather strap and 3 atm water resistance; available at DiaColor boutique, New Delhi.
‘Galet Minute Repeater School Piece’ watch that strikes on demand for the hour, the quarter hours and for every minute, emitting a clear, light toned chime; comes with the manual winding calibre LF707.01, 80-hour power reserve, 6N red gold coloured dial and a small seconds sub-dial at 6 o’clock; available at Excedo Luxuria Domus, New Delhi.
‘Run Away Diamonds’ collection watch for women with bezel and F insert (on top of the sapphire crystal) set with diamonds; other features include a 28 mm stainless steel case, Swiss-made quartz movement, off-centred black opalin dial, black leather strap and 50 m water resistance; to be available at FENDI boutiques worldwide from July 2018.
‘Polaris Geographic WT’ watch, featuring a 42 mm case, mechanical self-winding Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 936A/1, 24 time zones (visible on a flange, which can be adjusted by the crown at 10 o’clock), smoky blue dial, calendar at 2 o’clock, the second time zone at 6 o’clock and the power reserve at 10 o’clock; available exclusively at Jaeger-LeCoultre boutiques.