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On the Heights of Nepal

Prestige issue 251, June 2014
It is through the timeless adventures of Tintin in Tibet that we all formerly knew Nepal. Located in Central Asia, landlocked in the Himalayas between China and India, the country continually draws lovers of mountains and trekking, since its opening to the outside world during the 50s. Multicultural country deeply

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Sri Lanka the resplendent island of the Indian Ocean

Prestige issue 236, March 2013
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Lebanon and the Office of Tourism invited Prestige to discover the beautiful landscapes and sights of Sri Lanka, this fascinating island composed of forests, lowlands, fertile plains and a densely

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Las Vegas The Sin City

Prestige issue 233-234, Dec 2012-Jan 2013
Founded by the Mormons in 1855, Las Vegas becomes an agricultural village by excellence in the early XXth century. Its current prosperity comes from gambling, legalized in 1931 in Nevada. Thanks to its numerous casinos and hotels that attract millions of visitors, the city acquired

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Aluminium

 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014 
Lightweight solidity!
Pontos S Extreme MAURICE LACROIX

© Maurice Lacroix

Case in Powerlite, an alloy exclusive to the brand composed of five elements: aluminum, magnesium, titanium, zirconium and ceramic. Black sun-brushed dial, snail counters. Chronograph automatic movement.
Khaki Pilot Pioneer Aluminium HAMILTON

© Hamilton…

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Lucky Number 3

 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014 
Because three is better than two…
Diamond GyroGraff GRAFF

© Graff

Three-dimensional moon phase indicator and double-axis tourbillon. Pink gold case, diamond bezel featuring Graff’s signature invisible mosaic setting: three diamonds are positioned with two triangular cut diamonds on either side…

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Year of the Horse

 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014 
Horse power and majestic beauty.
Classico Horse ULYSSE NARDIN

© Ulysse Nardin

Rose gold case set with 60 diamonds, dial in enamel champlevé, «Horses » motif, self-winding movement. Limited edition of 88 pieces.
Carrousel Marquetry Galloping Horse Sarcar

© Sarcar

Pink gold case set with…

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Back to Basics

 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014

Quintessence of elegance: simplicity, authenticity and modernity.
El Primero Synopsis ZENITH

 

© Zénith

Self-winding El Primero 4613 movement, hours and minutes in the centre, small seconds with a blued trident at 9h. Steel case, silver dial.
Villeret BLANCPAIN

© Blancpain

Self-winding…

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His & Hers

 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014 
Precious moments… for two
Reflet BOUCHERON

 

© Boucheron

Stretched rectangular case, pure and readable dial, golden sculpture of the gadroons, discreet sparkle of the cabochon… Large model in pink gold. Small model in steel set with diamonds.
MALTE VACHERON CONSTANTIN

© Vacheron Constantin

•Small…

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24 Hours a Day

 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014 
The am/pm watch
Constellation Pluma OMEGA

© Omega

Steel case, 18ct red gold bezel set with diamonds, gold mother-of-pearl dials, stainless steel bracelet with 18ct red gold links. Self-winding movement, Omega Co-Axial calibre 8520.
Pathos Diva CARL F. BUCHERER…

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Simply Complicated

 Prestige Watches Guide July-August 2014  
Small complication… Understated & subtle.
Midnight Retrograde Second Automatic HARRY WINSTON

© Harry Winston

Automatic movement, retrograde seconds.18ct white gold case, gray sunray satin-brushed dial.
Timemaster Retrograde Day CHRONOSWISS

© Chronoswiss

Automatic movement, date window at 12 o’clock, retrograde display of the…

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