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Watches & Wonders 2015 reveals host of delights

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Luxury watch show Watches & Wonders opened in Hong Kong and has revealed a host of exclusive new watches.

Officine Panerai has launched eight new watches and two new table clock including six new Radiomir 1940 models, two new Luminor 1950 timepieces and two stylish new table clocks.

The headline piece for Panerai is the skeletonised Radiomir 1940 Lo Scienziato Tourbillon, which is limited to 30 pieces worldwide.

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Baume et Mercier unveiled an eight-piece special edition of its Promesse ladies watch with oval bezel in jade surrounded with diamonds. The Swiss brand also took the wraps off of a special five-minute repeater pocket watch, the Clifton 1830, limited to 30 pieces.

Piaget took the opportunity to launch an entirely new watch and jewellery collection, Secrets & Lights, which takes its inspiration from the cities of Venice and Samarkand and encompasses 38 jewelled and high art watches in total. The brand also revealed the Limelight Stella, a ladies moonphase timepiece.

While Richard Mille revealed a fiery talisman designed to ward off the Evil Eye. The RM 26-02 Tourbillon Evil Eye was crafted by Genevan artisan Oliver Vaucher, with flames fashioned from 3N red gold and lacquer, whilst the Evil Eye itself is brought to life using grand feu enamel and lacquer. Just 25 pieces of the black ceramic watch will be produced.

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James Buttery

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