Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Colomer & Sons 10th Anniversary Collection

Based in Madrid, Spanish watch brand Colomer & Sons has been creating different collections of beautiful watches since 2006. This year, the brand celebrates and 10th anniversary and to mark this milestone Colomer & Sons announces a special Anniversary Collection offering several complication watches equipped with either mechanical or quartz movements. The brand presently offers an opportunity for the customers to pre-order any of the timepieces from the Anniversary Collection by backing its online Crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter.
Through its KS crowd funding campaign, Colomer & Sons brings you most of the watch styles available in the market such as calendar, dual & world time, chronograph, open heart, diving, pilot, ladies’ and vintage themed timepieces. Each Colomer & Sons watch model is hand crafted in Madrid and limited to 1999 pieces. In addition, all watches carry a 10 years warranty. For easy understanding on specific details of various watch models, we divide the Colomer & Sons 10th Anniversary Collection into three following sub-categories:-
  • Mechanical Watches for Men
  • Quartz Watches for Men
  • Quartz Watches for Women
Mechanical Watches for Men
Watchmakers at Colomer& Sons love the mechanical movements featuring different complications and they better understand the exceedingly complex combinations of art and engineering in watchmaking. Available in silver or golden finishing, case of these mechanical watches are made with 316 L stainless steel offering the highest strength and durability.
Most of the timepieces house reliable mechanical self winding movements from Miyota. Please discover these watches in the following paragraphs.

Fortunate 10th Anniversary: This automatic dual time watch takes inspiration from playing cards. On its silver finished dial, features playing card signs in black or red colour in places of hour-markers except 12, 3, 6 & 9. Black hour and minute hands along with central seconds hand in red look after basic time keeping. The sub dial at 6’o clock indicates 24 hours/dual time and a window at 3’o clock displays date.
Crafted in 316 stainless steel with an option of PVD rose gold coating, the watch case measures 42mm diameter. It houses a Citizen Miyota 9132 self winding calibre bearing 26 jewels. Beating at the rate of 28,800 vph, this movement equipped with bi-directional winding perpetual rotor, delivers power reserve up to 48 hours when fully wound. Water proof of the watch is up to 50 meters.

World Timer 10th Anniversary: Designed for world travellers, this automatic watch in stainless steel case boasts a three layered white satin finished layer featuring centre outer 24 hours ring, central geographical co-ordinates rotating ring, and PVD gold applied roman numeral hour markers. Hour, minute and seconds hands are finished in cobalt finish.
Also available in PVD rose gold finish, its case measures 42mm diameter and houses Miyota 9015 automatic calibre bearing 26 jewels. Beating at the rate of 28,800 vph, this Miyota calibre can deliver power reserve up to 48 hours. The world time and 24 hours indication can be set by two bidirectional crowns at 8’o clock and 10’o clock. Water proof of the watch is up to 50 meters.

Open Heart 10th Anniversary: The open heart model offers the glimpse of its mechanical movement through an opening at 7’o clock of its satin finished dial. Featuring cobalt finished applied indexes and central hands for hour and minute; the dial also houses a small seconds indicator at 4.30’o clock and 24 hours sub-dial at 9’o clock.
The stainless steel case (Also available in rose gold PVD finish), measures 42mm diameter and houses Miyota 82S7 automatic mechanical movement. Beating at the rate of 21,600 vph, this 21 jewels self winding movement can deliver power reserve up to 48 hours when fully wound. Water proof of the watch is up to 50 meters.

Vintage Pilot Chrono 10th Anniversary: This manual winding aviator timepiece crafted in vintage style offers stop watch functions in addition to the basic timekeeping. Equipped with Seagull 2902 mechanical chronograph hand-wound calibre and dressed in a 40mm case crafted in stainless steel case boasts a single layer black satin finished dial featuring luminous hour markers, centre hour, minute and chronograph seconds hands, 30 minute counter at 3’o clock, 12 hour counter at 6’o clock and small seconds sub dial at 9’o clock.
In addition to these functions, the watch is fitted with a bidirectional rotating 12 hour graduated bezel with matt black cerachrom engraved graduation for setting second time zone. The Chinese origin 21 jewels movement beats at the rate of 21,600 vph and offer power reserve up to 48 hours when fully wound. Water proof of the watch is up to 50 meters.

Vintage Pilot Multi Function 10th Anniversary:
Equipped with a Miyota 9120 mechanical automatic movement, this multifunction wristwatch themed in a vintage pilot watch style displays very useful calendar functions: Date at 4.30’o clock, Day of the week at 9’o clock, month at 3’o clock and 24 hours day& night function at 6’o clock.
Dressed in a 40mm stainless steel case it houses a black satin finished dial featuring luminous hour markers and vintage styled, luminous hour and minute hands. Power reserve of the self winding movement that powers this watch is approximately 48 hours. Water proof of the watch is up to 50 meters.

Sports Chrono 10th Anniversary: Beats to the rhythm of a Seagull 2940 mechanical chronograph self winding movement, this sporty wrist watch dressed in 41mm stainless steel case displays stopwatch functions in addition to basic timekeeping. The 26 jewels, Seagull 2940 movement beats at the rate of 21,600vph and offers power reserve up to 48 hours.
The single layered black satin finished dial features centre hour, minute and chronograph seconds hands, 30 minute counter at 3’o clock, small seconds subdial at 9’o clock and luminous hour marker indexes. The watch case is also equipped with a functional tachymeter bezel. Water proof of the watch is up to 300 meters.

Ocean Multi Function 10th Anniversary: This watch is loaded with very useful calendar functions – day, date, month and 24 hour day/night indication – in addition to the basic timekeeping. Tested for water resistance up to 300 meters, this timepiece comes dressed in a 41mm diameter stainless steel case features a bi-directional rotatable 12 hour graduated bezel with matt blue finish and aluminium insert.
Movement powers this timepiece is the Miyota 9120 multi-function mechanical self winding movement. The black satin finished dial houses luminous hour markers, red central seconds hand and large luminous hands for hour and minute indication. Water proof of the watch is up to 300 meters.

Classic Power Reserve 10th Anniversary: This is a classic, calendar watch whose energy can be monitored through an elegant power reserve indication. On its satin finished dial you can find cobalt finished centre hour, minute and seconds hands, Black PVD applied hour markers in Roman numerals, month indicator at 3’o clock, date window at 4.30’o clock, 24 hour day/night indication at 6’o clock, week of the day indicator at 9’o clock and power reserve indicator at 12’o clock.
The Classic power reserve 10th anniversary model is equipped with Miyota 9100 self winding calibre. This 26 jewels movement has a power reserve up to 48 hours. Also available in rose gold PVD coated finish, the stainless steel case of the watch measures 42mm diameter. Water proof of the watch is up to 50 meters.

Sublime 10th Anniversary: This model has the same technical specifications of the Classic power reserve 10th anniversary watch explained above except the finishing of hands and indexes.
The Sublime 10th anniversary model has rose gold finished hands and gold finished applied index Arabic hour and minute markers. Water proof of the watch is up to 50 meters.

Timeless Open Heart 10th Anniversary: This time-only mechanical wrist watch offers the glimpse of its movement through a round opening placed between 6 and 8 hour markers on a beautiful guilloche textured, black satin finished dial.
Its stainless steel case measures 37mm diameter and houses 21 jewels, Miyota 82S0 self winding calibre that can offers a power reserve up to 48 hours. Water proof of the watch is up to 100 meters.

Timeless Day and Night 10th Anniversary: Dressed in a 37mm, stainless steel case, this timepiece boasts a double layer textured guilloche dial in silver sunrise brush finish featuring applied Arabic numeral indexes with superluminova, central hour and minute luminous hands, small seconds sub-dial at 4.30’o clock featuring a red seconds hands, date window at 3’o clock and a 24 hour indicator at 9’o clock.
All these functions are powered by a Miyota 8219 mechanical self winding calibre bearing 21 jewels and rated for 48 hours of power reserve. Water proof of the watch is up to 100 meters.

Common features of the above mentioned mechanical watches include dome sapphire crystal front glass with AR coating, high density rubber gasket for improved water resistance, screw-down caseback with super strong mineral glass, screw down crown in stainless steel with twin-lock double gasket water proof system, hands produced with high precision diamond cutting technology, Seconds hands in an exclusive Colomer & Sons design (except in Open heart & Timeless day& night models) and brown/black calf leather strap with stainless steel butterfly clasp. Timeless Open Heart 10th Anniversary and Timeless Day and Night 10th Anniversary models come fitted with three-piece link stainless steel bracelet with safety clasp.

Quartz Watches for Men
In addition to the above mentioned mechanical watch models, Colomer and Sons has also developed two quartz watches for men: Captain’s log 10th anniversary & North 10th anniversary.

Captain’s Log 10th Anniversary:
Developed in honour of all the sea captains that have sailed the many seas of the world, the Captains log 10th anniversary timepiece comes in a 40mm stainless steel case secured with a 20mm leather strap.
Equipped with Miyota CAL. OS21 Quartz Movement, this classically styled chronograph wristwatch boasts a highly functional dial layout featuring tachymeter scale on outer dial, inner dial featuring Arabic numeral hour and minute markers for basic time indication, 24 hour indicator at 3’o clock, day window at 4’o clock and small seconds counter at 9’o clock. Other features include Mineral front glass, Screw in crown and Waterproof up to 5 ATM.

North 10th Anniversary:
Equipped with the Miyota CAL. OS00 Quartz movement, this 40mm stainless steel chronograph wristwatch displays basic time indication with central hour, minute and hands along with small seconds indicator positioned at 6 o'clock. A dual window at 3’o clock displays day and date.
When it comes to stopwatch functions, the watch features a chronograph 60 minute counter at 12 o'clock, a 12 hour counter at 9’o clock and a red central seconds hand. Other features include 20mm leather strap, Screw in crown, Mineral front glass, Luminescent hands and Waterproof up to 5 ATM.

Quartz Watches for Women
The 10th anniversary collection also offers two quartz powered timepieces for women.

Clotilde I 10th Anniversary: Equipped with Miyota 6P20 quartz multifunction calibre, the Clotilde I 10th Anniversary model displays basic time indication utilising central hour, minute and seconds hands, calendar functions using date sub-dial at 3’o clock and day of the week sub-dial at 9’o clock and moon phase indicator at 6’o clock.
Its natural mother of pearl dial features applied Arabic numeral hour markers in PVD cobalt finish and cobalt finished hands.

Clotilde II 10th Anniversary: The Clotilde II 10th Anniversary model houses a Miyota 6P80 multi-function quartz movement. Its natural mother of pearl dial has applied rose gold PVD finished Arabic numeral hour markers and rose gold finished hands.
In addition to basic timekeeping, the watch displays day of the month with an inner rotating disc, day of the week through a window at 10’o clock, month indication through a window at 2’o clock and Moonphase indication at 6’o clock.
Both timepieces - Clotilde I 10th anniversary & Clotilde II 10th anniversary – feature a 34mm diameter stainless steel case (Also available with PVD rose gold finish) fitted with dome mineral crystal front glass with AR coating, high density double gasket system for improved water resistance, screw down stainless steel caseback and screw down crown with double gasket water proof system. Both timepieces are water resistant up to 50 meters. Both models come fitted with either black or brown calf leather strap featuring stainless steel butterfly clasp.

Please visit Colomer & Sons Kickstarter Campaign for more details.

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