Breitling Galactic 44

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Bolstering its technical and performance-inspired styling, Breitling introduces a 44mm version of its Galactic timepiece. The larger-sized watch has a strong yet utilitarian presence, a bold elegance that has become the signature aesthetic for modern Breitlings. The watch features a unidirectional brushed bezel, glareproof sapphire on the front and back, water resistance down to 660 ft, and a dedicated day window at 12 o'clock.

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Uniform Wares Swiss-made Collection

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Uniform Wares, one of our favorite watch lines here at Acquire, gets a nice little overhaul this year with the launch of their Swiss-made Collection. The London-based company will be releasing a new collection of watches and updated versions of their current pieces which will receive ETA or Ronda movements, Anti-Reflective Sapphire glass, and a whole new selection of luxurious straps and bracelets.

The new collection will be split into two lines: The C-Line and the M-Line. The M-Line is the signature, elegantly minimal Uniform Wares aesthetic while the C-Line is the brand's take on classic watch forms, refined with a more contemporary approach. Pictured above from left to the right: C41 w/ Milanese Bracelet - $1,570, C41 w/ Tan Nappa leather strap - $1,200, M40 w/ Tan Nappa Leather - $610.

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Smythson Panama Rotary Watch Box

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No good watch investment is complete without a proper home for it when it's off your wrist. Smythson's Rotary Watch Box from their Panama collection has two winders to keep your watches ticking and the luxurious pairing of grey nubuck and cross-grain calf leather is worthy of the finest wristwear Switzerland has to offer. The boxes also feature a gold-finish lock and key and comes in black, dove grey, and charcoal.

£2,495, Smythson

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Zenith El Primero Stratos Spindrift

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The Spindrift Racing team will have an impressive timepiece to rely on for their next boat race. Zenith has created the El Primero Stratos Spindrift, an automatic column-wheel chronograph powered by their legendary El Primero movement.

Echoing their high-performance sailing boats the watch has a dial made from carbon fiber that offers a peek into the El Primero automatic movement which is comprised of 282 components and has a power reserve of 50 hours. The watch features a chronograph with two counters, a black DLC-coated 45mm case, domed sapphire class, transparent caseback, and black nickel markers and hands with SuperLuminova accents.

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G-Shock GravityMaster

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G-Shock never ceases to amaze us with their hard-wearing, feature-rich watches and their latest timepiece is one heavy duty piece of hardware. The GravityMater is Casio's first watch with GPS HYBRID WAVECEPTOR*2 technology that combines their Multi-Band Atomic timekeeping with GPS Signal reception so your watch can set the time no matter where you are on the planet.

You also get an array of features you would expect in a premium G-Shock timepiece including "Tough Solar" solar powered battery charging, 200M water resistance, Shock Resistance, 40 time zones, chronograph, countdown timer, and much, much more.

$950, G-Shock

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Breitling Transocean Chronograph Edition

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Breitling takes it back to the late '50s with their Transocean Chronograph Edition, a new model inspired specifically by a model from 1958 created due to the increasing popularity of international air travel. The limited edition watch celebrates this history with an elegant new design with a vintage inspired dial and their in-house movement.

The dial gets decorated with a two-tone dial, vintage-style subregisters, and a unique caseback detail that opens to reveal the sapphire crystal caseback that gives you a look at the Breitling Caliber 01 movement. The watch is also matched with a mesh steel bracelet and comes with a leather or crocodile leather strap.

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Bell & Ross BR-X1

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Bell & Ross puts a futuristic spin on its popular BR-01 with a whole new watch line that is starting with the BR-X1. Their signature gauge-inspired design gets amplified with a whole new look and feel and updates the steel case with a combination of lightweight titanium and ceramic.

The 45mm watch features a skeleton chronograph with a 60 second and 30 minute counter that's backed by an automatic movement and is visible through a dial that is made from a grey tinted mineral glass. You also get an anti-reflective sapphire crystal face, tinted sapphire caseback, toggle push-pieces, and a limited run of 250 pieces.

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Patek Philippe World Time Moon Reference 5575

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There are travel watches and there's the Patek Philippe World Time Moon. The watch is another piece from Patek's 175th anniversary that builds on their World Time reference with a moon phase complication at the center of the dial.

The watch features their all-new caliber 240 HU LU that is comprised of 270 components to come together to create one of the finest travel watches in the world. Sized at just a hair under 40mm, the World Time Moon comes in a 18k white gold case and a special 175th anniversary engraving on the caseback.

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Patek Philippe Multi-Scale Chronograph Reference 5975

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One of the most prestigious names in timekeeping is celebrating a major milestone as Patek Philippe enters its 175th year in business building some of the most prized watches in the world. For this occasion, the Swiss manufacturer is releasing a limited edition Multi-Scale Chronograph.

The watch will feature three different scales: a pulsimeter, telemeter, and a tachymeter in a beautiful layout that is classic and timeless. Sized at 40mm the watch will also have an automatic movement and will be available in yellow gold, rose gold, and white gold. Each color will be limited to 400 pieces each.

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Bamford Watch Department Element 79

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While mostly known for their stealthy, blacked-out watch finishes, Bamford Watch Department debuts a striking new gold colorway. This is not just any shade of gold, it is a hard-wearing matte gold that will surely have you King Midas-wannabes dreaming up a multitude of potential combinations for your favorite luxury timepiece.

The treatment seen here on the Rolex Explorer II is just one example of what's possible with their Element 79 coating and if you're aiming to do something a bit more unique than what's available, it really doesn't get much better than this.

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