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2014-06-20 08:22:05

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Novak Djokovic selected Seiko as his watch partner, it was the new Astron GPS Solar collection that particularly caught his eye, and Novak has worn Astron ever since. So, what could be more appropriate than to introduce a Novak Djokovic Limited Edition Astron? The new Seiko Astron GPS Solar Novak Djokovic Limited Edition is based on the new chronograph caliber that was introduced at Baselworld 2014 to great acclaim. This...

2014-06-06 08:20:20

LONDON AND FARNBOROUGH, England, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Video link: http://vimeo.com/76621320 Breitling is delighted to be supporting the first public opening of the historic wind tunnels. The exhibition marks a new era for the wind tunnels which were originally used for speed and transonic testing of aircraft. For over 60 years the wind tunnels played an instrumental role in the development of many legendary British aircraft including the 1942 Hawker Typhoon, the...

2014-05-14 08:28:37

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Personal Accessories in Brazilhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/clothing/accessories/personal_accessories_brazil.htmlDespite slower GDP growth, personal accessories was able to show a good performance in 2013. Jewellery and high-end watches recorded the biggest increase in 2013. The growth of these two categories is surprising as during economic downturn they tend to be...

2014-04-28 12:27:36

Football superstar joins the Swiss pioneering watch brand's star team of sports & celebrity ambassadors CHAUX-DE-FONDS, Switzerland, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAG Heuer, the world leader in prestigious and high-end chronographs, is proud to announce the signing of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to a long-term partnership as a TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81196 Two-time Ballon d'Or winner, Real Madrid forward and Captain of the...

2014-04-09 23:27:41

Proceeds Will Benefit Breitling Enthusiast and Professional Golfer Ernie Els and his Els for Autism Foundation Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 In support of April being “Autism Awareness Month,” Swiss watchmaker Breitling and Razny Jewelers are donating 20% of proceeds from the sale of any Breitling timepiece with a blue dial at their store in Addison, IL for the entire month of April to the Els for Autism Foundation. “Breitling has supported Ernie Els and his Els for Autism...

2014-04-01 08:26:23

BASEL, Switzerland, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The team is now complete: just a few weeks after announcing the cooperation as the Global Partner and Official Watch of the Premier League Football Club from London, the Swiss watchmaker launches two JEANRICHARD for Arsenal time pieces at Baselworld: At a press conference featuring Arsenal Legend Robert Pires as well as the Club's CCO Tom Fox, a special Terrascope series and a limited edition Aeroscope were revealed on 28 March 2014....

2014-03-31 08:34:04

GENEVA and BASEL, Switzerland, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey is present with its anti-counterfeiting technology at BaselWorld 2014 to demonstrate to the Luxury Goods Market the latest technology deployed with several leading Swiss watch manufacturers. WISeKey's anti-counterfeiting technologies revolutionized the fine timepiece industry when first launched at BaselWorld in 2009 together with Hublot. Earlier this year Hublot announced at Davos the...

2014-03-28 16:21:19

LAVAL, QC, March 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - BONE Structure® is the winner of the prestigious Dunamis Award in two categories "Sustainable Development, Ecocitizenship" and "Service Company", awarded by the Chamber of commerce and industry of Laval. More than 500 people from the business community met at the Château Royal on March 26 for the 33nd Dunamis Gala. The mayor of Laval, Mr. Marc Demers, presented the "Sustainable Development, Ecocitizenship" award to Marc Bovet, President of...

2014-01-08 12:32:48

GENEVA, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss watchmaker URANIUM WATCH invents watch skins and creates an exclusive, innovative customizable concept for watches. Now, a single watch can be transformed infinitely and adapted as much as its owner desires to match clothing, shoes, bags or total look and style. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/662442 ) URANIUM WATCH wristwatches can change looks according to fashion trends, making them awesomely...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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