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Super Avenger Black Steel Limited Edition
Editor's opinion
63.5/100
By Florian Matrion - December 9, 2010
Editor's opinion
63.5/100
Users' rating
65/100

Breitling revisits one of its reference models and puts it in stealth mode. Reliability, testosterone and unconventional dimensions. The question is: will you measure up to the machine?

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Retail price France at December 9, 2010 :
4,500.00 €
Cosmograph Daytona 116520
Editor's opinion
79/100
By Florian Matrion - November 4, 2010
Editor's opinion
79/100
Users' rating
83/100

Some wait for it for several months; others buy it more expensive in second-hand shops than new...If a Rolex unleashes passions, it is the Cosmograph Daytona. We have tested it for you.

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Retail price France at November 4, 2010 :
8,265.00 €
Luminor 1950 Rattrapante Dubail PAM 357
Editor's opinion
76/100
By Florian Matrion - October 27, 2010
Editor's opinion
76/100
Users' rating
78/100

Here are exclusive Test and images of the Luminor 1950 Rattrapante PAM 357, a limited edition of 75 pieces for Dubail. An attractive watch with all the bases covered to seduce Paneristis ! And others...

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Retail price France at October 27, 2010 :
11,300.00 €
Type 21 BNL tricompax
Editor's opinion
53/100
By Florian Matrion - October 25, 2010
Editor's opinion
53/100
Users' rating
70/100

Endowed watch for the French army pilots in the 1950's, the Dodane Type 21 is nowadays released in a limited edition. Let's see if this modern version is worthy as its famous predecessor.

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Retail price France at October 25, 2010 :
3,150.00 €
103 St Sa
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
By Florian Matrion - October 21, 2010
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
Users' rating
76/100

Sinn is a well-known brand for the watches' amateurs for almost 50 years. But less known from the general public. I have tested for you a historical model of the Frankfurt's brand: the 103 St Sa.

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Retail price France at October 21, 2010 :
2,170.00 €
Monaco Chronographe
Editor's opinion
70.5/100
By Florian Matrion - October 18, 2010
Editor's opinion
70.5/100
Users' rating
68/100

The Monaco Chronograph, a classic item of Heuer reedited in 1998, seduces thanks to its well-finished and original-designed case. This new version has just evolved slightly. I have tested it for you.

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Retail price France at October 18, 2010 :
3,800.00 €
Mille Miglia GMT Chrono
Editor's opinion
67/100
By Florian Matrion - October 7, 2010
Editor's opinion
67/100
Users' rating
75.5/100

Chronographs are traditionally related to motor competitions. The Chopard manufacture is no exception to the rule, by paying tribute to the Italian Mille Miglia with this GMT Chrono. Review.

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Retail price France at October 7, 2010 :
4,020.00 €
Big Bang Black Magic Evo
Editor's opinion
73.5/100
By Florian Matrion - October 5, 2010
Editor's opinion
73.5/100
Users' rating
70/100

The success of the Big Bang cannot be denied. But Hublot evolves smoothly the collection with a quite successful “relooking”. Review of one of the “flagship” references, the Blac Magic Evo.

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Retail price France at October 5, 2010 :
11,800.00 €
Polo FortyFive Chronographe
Editor's opinion
70/100
By Florian Matrion - September 20, 2010
Editor's opinion
70/100
Users' rating
73/100

In contrast to the Altiplano's classicism, Piaget, with this Polo FortyFive, offers a sports chronograph with a hi-tech trend for its 2010-version. I have tested it for you.

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Retail price France at September 20, 2010 :
14,700.00 €
1911 Teckton Chronograph
Editor's opinion
63/100
By Florian Matrion - September 16, 2010
Editor's opinion
63/100
Users' rating
74/100

The 1911 range is the spearhead of Ebel and a good way for The Watch Observer to get an opinion on the brand's production. Let's discover together this Tekton chrono that I have tested for you.

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Retail price France at September 16, 2010 :
7,450.00 €
Speedmaster Professional Apollo-Soyuz 35th Anniversary
Editor's opinion
71/100
By Florian Matrion - September 13, 2010
Editor's opinion
71/100
Users' rating
77/100

The new Speedmaster Professional Apollo-Soyuz 35th Anniversary is endowed with a dial made of meteorite, a must-have for the first watch that has travelled to the moon! We have tested it for you.

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Retail price France at September 13, 2010 :
6,200.00 €
Flieger Chronographe
Editor's opinion
70.5/100
By Florian Matrion - September 1, 2010
Editor's opinion
70.5/100
Users' rating
77/100

With this 16th generation of aviator's watches, IWC breaks some rectilinear aesthetical codes that have made the success of the Flieger's. Review of this new Flieger Chronograph.

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Retail price France at September 1, 2010 :
3,990.00 €
WRX City Explorer C
Editor's opinion
63/100
By Florian Matrion - August 2, 2010
Editor's opinion
63/100
Users' rating
70/100

Young brand revealed to the public in 2008 and launched by Frank Huyghe, Ralf Tech is a brand to be discovered. Let's review the WRX City Explorer C, a watch with virile sizes.

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Retail price France at August 2, 2010 :
3,450.00 €
Space 3 White
Editor's opinion
64.5/100
By Florian Matrion - June 28, 2010
Editor's opinion
64.5/100
Users' rating
71.5/100

After the creation of their first models thanks to external collaborations, the Vintage collections and Space 3 have been the first watches 100% Bell & Ross. Review of the Space 3.

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Retail price France at June 28, 2010 :
2,060.00 €
Aquatimer Chronographe
Editor's opinion
73/100
By Florian Matrion - June 4, 2010
Editor's opinion
73/100
Users' rating
52/100

The Aquatimer line has been for 40 years the synonym of sober and sturdy dive watches that privilege functionality before estheticism. Let's see if the latest collection keeps its promises.

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Retail price France at June 4, 2010 :
4,800.00 €
Navitimer
Editor's opinion
70/100
By Florian Matrion - June 4, 2010
Editor's opinion
70/100
Users' rating
75/100

The Navitimer has forged the actual identity of Breitling : the watch as an aviator's tool. Let's discover this great chronograph designed for the most emblematic adventurers of an era.

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Retail price France at June 4, 2010 :
4,175.00 €
BR01-94 Pro
Editor's opinion
56/100
By Florian Matrion - June 4, 2010
Editor's opinion
56/100
Users' rating
64/100

The BR01 with its direct aircraft clock origins and respectable size of 46mm x 46mm, has become the icon of Bell & Ross :  it's a radical watch, which promises to make an impact on anyone. 

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Retail price France at June 4, 2010 :
5,500.00 €
Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
Editor's opinion
73/100
By Florian Matrion - June 4, 2010
Editor's opinion
73/100
Users' rating
81/100

The Professional Speedmaster is undoubtedly the most mythic of the wrist chronograph and remains unchanged since 1957 :  let's sift through a revered giant of watch making.

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Retail price France at June 4, 2010 :
2,900.00 €
Chronographe El Primero 36000 alternances
Editor's opinion
75/100
By Florian Matrion - June 4, 2010
Editor's opinion
75/100
Users' rating
81/100

In Basel 2009, Zenith presented the 69 New Vintage as a tribute to the 40 years of the chronometer El Primero. One year later, it is a whole range that has been presented, such as this EP 36000 VPH.

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Retail price France at June 4, 2010 :
5,800.00 €