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    Bell & Ross Introduces the Square-Case BR03-92 Diver in Two New Finishes at werd.com

    Bell & Ross Introduces the Square-Case BR03-92 Diver in Two New Finishes

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    French watchmaker Bell & Ross is a brand known for its ultra-precision, aviation-inspired timepieces. With the introduction of 2 new BR03-92 Divers, they’re expanding their underwater offerings. Their latest duo of square cased pro-level Divers—offered in bronze & blue—deliver water resistance of up to 300m. They’re also fitted with a 60-minute unidirectional rotating bezel with a luminescent mark at 12. Both are powered by a B&R self-winding movement.

    Panerai Introduces a New California Luminor Chrono at werd.com

    Panerai Introduces a New California Luminor Chrono

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    The latest from Panerai is the Luminor California 8 Days DLC 44mm PAM00779. With a titanium case and low-key, minimalist, military-inspired styling, it features an 8-day power reserve movement, 300M water resistance and the distinctive bridge lever device that protects the winding crown. The case & crown are coated with DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) for durability of its matte anthracite finish. It comes with 3 straps: a brown leather cuff, a 2-piece brown leather strap, and a black rubber one, too.

    These Watches are Made of Metal from Destroyed Guns at werd.com

    These Watches are Made of Metal from Destroyed Guns

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    Crafted from Humanium Metal, a material made from destroyed & deconstructed illegal firearms, Triwa is the Swedish brand behind a new line of watches focused on helping end gun violence. They offer 2 simple, classic automatics featuring Humanium metal cases in either 34 or 39mm diameter, Japanese Miyota quartz movements, embossed indexes on the dial, a fiery red second hand, and date display and crown. A portion of funds made from sales circles back to the society where the firearms were collected and supports the victims of gun violence. A funded Kickstarter.

    Zodiac Olympos Automatic: a Classic Re-Imagined at werd.com

    Zodiac Olympos Automatic: a Classic Re-Imagined

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    First created by legacy Swiss watchmaker Zodiac in 1961, the Olympos Automatic—a slim, understated classic—has been redesigned for today in two new versions: a limited edition 3-hand model in polished stainless & a 3-hand+date window model in a trio of different colorways. The 37.5mm watch showcases a manta ray-shaped stainless steel case & is waterproof to 50 meters. Powered by a Swiss-made STP 3-13 automatic movement.

    Casio Introduces Its First-Ever Connected MT-G Watches at werd.com

    Casio Introduces Its First-Ever Connected MT-G Watches

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    First revealed at Baselworld 2018, Casio has officially released its first-ever Connected MT-G timepieces. As part of the brand’s luxury MT-G men’s line, they’re the first to feature Bluetooth capabilities and BLE time-sync. Linked with the G-SHOCK Connected smartphone app, they enable users to easily set world time and alarms from the app, which also collects and analyzes usage data. The two new models go on sale in July.

    Leica Introduces L1 & L2 Watches at werd.com

    Leica Introduces L1 & L2 Watches

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    Known for creating some of the world’s most finely crafted cameras, Germany’s Leica is stepping into the watch game with a pair of impressive timepieces: the time-and-date L1 and the GMT-equipped L2. Like the cameras, both are minimalist and somewhat industrial by design, featuring ultra-precise German craftsmanship. Leica partnered with Lehmann Präzision on the German-made movements but handles the rest of the production themselves. Only 400 of each model will be made for the launch.

    The Suunto 9 Sportswatch Delivers Best-In-Class Battery Power at werd.com

    The Suunto 9 Sportswatch Delivers Best-In-Class Battery Power

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    Suunto’s multi-sport model 9 workout watch is a full-featured sports watch that boasts a better battery than most. The 3-mode battery can run for up to 120 hours with the GPS on due to the brand’s ‘FusedTrack’ algorithm technology, which combines the GPS and motion sensor to lower the GPS power usage & battery demand until you really need it—like your next workout.

    Built For Adventure: Casio’s G-Steel Street Utility Collection at werd.com

    Built For Adventure: Casio’s G-Steel Street Utility Collection

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    The latest in Casio’s long-running G-Shock lineup is the G-Steel Street Utility Collection, 2 new solar-powered analog+digital watches featuring bands that combine different materials for outstanding strength and wear resistance. The core of the band is resin, the outer surface is CORDURA fabric, which is stronger than nylon, and the inner surface is heavy-duty Tough Leather. They are waterproof to 200-meters, shock resistant, and offer world time, stopwatch, neon illumination, and full auto-calendar.

    Farer’s Stanhope is a Clean, Swiss-Made Mechanical at werd.com

    Farer’s Stanhope is a Clean, Swiss-Made Mechanical

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    Designed in London and made in Switzerland, Farer watches celebrate the halcyon days of watchmaking, blending bold colors and dial details with only Swiss-made movements. The 37mm hand-wound Stanhope watch features a piqué textured white dial and inset sub-dial and is offered with a choice of straps.

    Lüm-Tec Lights It Up with Combat Field Series at werd.com

    Lüm-Tec Lights It Up with Combat Field Series

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    Powered by Swiss-made movements and made in America, Lüm-Tec watches feature the brand’s proprietary luminescence technology for super-bright low-light readability. The new Combat Field Series merges high-quality materials with a classic military-inspired design. Key features include a double-curved sapphire crystal, a textured coin-edge bezel, an onion crown and sword hands. They’re available in 3 options but only 100 of each will be made.

    IWC Introduces Mark XI-Inspired Pilot’s Chrono at werd.com

    IWC Introduces Mark XI-Inspired Pilot’s Chrono

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    IWC has just announced a new, online-only version of its Pilot’s Watch Chronograph, a nearly exact replica of the brand’s original ref. 3706 pilot’s chrono from ’94. The 43mm case features Mark II style hands and like the original, features a soft iron antimagnetic inner case. There are 3 subdials as well as date & day windows.

    Designer Tom Ford Debuts New Watch Collection at werd.com

    Designer Tom Ford Debuts New Watch Collection

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    Fashion magnate Tom Ford is releasing a line of Swiss-Made watches & so far that collection consists of just one watch, although it does come in 2 sizes, multiple finishes, and with a large selection of strap options. Created in partnership with Bedrock Manufacturing Company, which also produces watches for Shinola and Filson, the Tom Ford 001 watch features a rectangular face and a clean, uncluttered dial. Ford has hinted that more models are currently in the works.

    Shinola Drops Another New American-Made Chronograph at werd.com

    Shinola Drops Another New American-Made Chronograph

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    Built in Detroit with Swiss-made components, Shinola’s Canfield Sport 45mm merges classic sport watch style with detailed design. Its polished stainless steel case was handmade with a top loaded construction to highlight the fixed ceramic top ring insert. The open black dial is punctuated with three sub dials & Super Luminova illumination on  the hands.

    Victorinox Drops Limited Edition I.N.O.X. Carbon Automatic at werd.com

    Victorinox Drops Limited Edition I.N.O.X. Carbon Automatic

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    Limited to just 1,200 pieces, the I.N.O.X. Carbon Limited Edition from Victorinox features a space-tested carbon case that’s highly resistant to scratches, an exclusive bumper with a removable & USB rechargeable flashlight and comes with 2 straps: an innovative, handwoven international safety orange paracord strap & one made of rubber.

    With Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music, Take 500 Songs On The Road at werd.com

    With Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music, Take 500 Songs On The Road

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    With enough memory to hold 500 songs, Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music is the brand’s first wearable to offer on-board music storage. It’s a well-equipped GPS running watch that uses FirstBeat Training Status metrics & the Elevate Optical HR sensor as well as contactless payment, text/notifications, and Strava Live function.