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1966 Calendrier Complet
Editor's opinion
73/100
By Florian Matrion - November 18, 2010
Editor's opinion
73/100
Users' rating
78/100

After the Aquascope Jean Richard, lets discover the other entity of the Sowind Group, Girard Perregaux, through the 1966 GP Calendrier Complet: a classic but discreet watch. Review.

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Retail price France at November 18, 2010 :
17,400.00 €
Aquascope
Editor's opinion
72/100
By Florian Matrion - November 15, 2010
Editor's opinion
72/100
Users' rating
71.5/100

Let's set off to explore a little-known manufacture, JeanRichard, through the reissue of one of its models of the 1960's: the Aquascope.

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Retail price France at November 15, 2010 :
5,400.00 €
Radiomir 42 mm PAM 338
Editor's opinion
73/100
By Florian Matrion - November 11, 2010
Editor's opinion
73/100
Users' rating
79/100

The historical Panerai collection has enriched itself in 2010 with 3 new 42 mm Radiomir. Very expected by the Paneristis, they would be able to conquer a much larger public. Review of the PAM 338.

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Retail price France at November 11, 2010 :
5,400.00 €
Master Collection Retrograde
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
By Florian Matrion - November 8, 2010
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
Users' rating
77/100

In honor of its 175th birthday, Longines offers a new model: the Master Collection Retrograde. I have tested for you this original watch endowed with a classic design. Review.

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Retail price France at November 8, 2010 :
3,690.00
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 €
Master Memovox
Editor's opinion
72/100
By Florian Matrion - November 1, 2010
Editor's opinion
72/100
Users' rating
82/100

Since a fugitive comeback in the 1990's, the Master Reveil had replaced the Memovox. Is its return a true novelty or the comeback of a Sleeping Beauty?

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Retail price France at November 1, 2010 :
6,950.00 €
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 €
Portugaise Remontage Manuel
Editor's opinion
72/100
By Florian Matrion - October 14, 2010
Editor's opinion
72/100
Users' rating
77/100

The brand from Schaffhausen offers us, through this new declination of its mascot model, the Portuguese, a watch of great classicism. I have tested it for you. Review.

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Retail price France at October 14, 2010 :
6,500.00 €
Grand Seiko Spring Drive Diver 200
Editor's opinion
74/100
By Florian Matrion - October 11, 2010
Editor's opinion
74/100
Users' rating
81/100

Since 45 years, Seiko increases the number of diver's watches, sturdy and professional. This GS Diver comes to take a special place in the brand's production: the “smart” diver's watch.

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Retail price France at October 11, 2010 :
5,900.00 €
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 €
Quantième Perpétuel Jules Audemars
Editor's opinion
80/100
By Florian Matrion - September 30, 2010
Editor's opinion
80/100
Users' rating
82/100

The test of the Perpetual Calendar is a superb occasion to discover an Audemars Piguet's great complication, in the sometimes unknown range “Jules Audemars”. I have tested it for you!

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Retail price France at September 30, 2010 :
53,750.00 €
Yacht-Master 40 mm 16622
Editor's opinion
72/100
By Florian Matrion - September 26, 2010
Editor's opinion
72/100
Users' rating
81/100

Is the Rolex Yacht-Master made of steel and platinum a joker for the Rolex range? Between “I bet” and “I skip my turn”, which card shall we play? Let's take the control...

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Retail price France at September 26, 2010 :
8,255.00 €
Radiomir 10 Days GMT PAM 323
Editor's opinion
75/100
By Florian Matrion - September 23, 2010
Editor's opinion
75/100
Users' rating
76/100

Here is on the Watch Observer a new Panerai Radomir. We feel in a comfort zone, but the brand offers us a declination that has its own character. Let's go through this PAM 323.

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Retail price France at September 23, 2010 :
10,200.00 €
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 €
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