Tissot presented nine new timepieces at Baselworld 2011. Swiss company released new watch from T-Touch collection, a new model from Couturier GMT edition, the brand’s first analogue perpetual calendar timepiece with a totally new movement, as well as some nice and luxury ladies watches. Highlight of the Baselworld 2011 Tissot watch edition is a new brand’s watch family – T-Tempo.
This year in Basel, Swiss watch manufacturer presented a new watch from the famous T-Touch collection – the Tissot Racing-Touch. This sporty timepiece with the Swiss ETA quartz movement accommodates 11 dynamic functions. It has full chronograph capability, a logbook for recording personal results and data, dual time zones, two alarms, compass and a backlight.
All this functions are easy-accessible with simple touch at sensitive crystal. The 43 mm case is made from anti-magnetic 316L stainless steel, with a rotating bezel and it is completed with the ana-digi dial. It features Superluminova-coated white or orange hands and markers and large LCD screen. The face of the Racing-Touch is protected by a scratch-resistant tactile sapphire crystal, assured with anti-glare treatment. New Tissot watch from T-Touch collection is water resistance up to 100 meters and it’s simply perfect for those who intend to swim and dive with the new timepiece.
With unusual combination of two colors in the decoration of metal surfaces, Tissot Lady Round Bicolour is graceful and charming product of Swiss watchmaker. Perfectly round 38 mm PVD case, with the central link metal bracelet and the top surface of the rim, makes a delicate and enchanting women timepiece.
The fashionable and stylish dial includes enlarged Arabic numerals, at the six and twelve hours, while arrows and corrugated surface crown give the same magic touch. The Tissot Lady Round Bicolour watch, powered by the Swiss F07.111 quartz movement is designed for confident women who care about their appearance and always have the confidence to stand out from the crowd. This lady watch also has a decent water-resistance up to 30 meters.
Modern Watch with Nostalgic Touches
Another novelties presented on Baselworld 2011 is a Tissot Sculpture Line Skeleton. This watch is made for those who really like to look beyond the surface. New timepiece from the T-Gold collection comes with a choice of case (42.44 mm), either rose or yellow gold, both in solid 18-carat quality.
Swiss-made skeleton self-winding movement is visible through two substantial cutouts on the dial and it can be also admired through a transparent case-back. Decorated with 17 jewels, Tissot Sculpture Line Skeleton mechanism provides a 49-hour power reserve and it is 30 meters water resistant. A black dial makes a modern design, while the brown leather strap with a crocodile-print and Roman numerals around the dial gives nostalgic touch.
Noble Aesthetic Timepiece that Defies the Oceans
Tissot continues the brand’s incursion into the diving world, with the Tissot Seastar 1000 Chronograph. This chronograph has a large stainless-steel case and it is powered by the revolutionary Calibre C01.211 automatic movement. The 48mm case includes an automatic helium release valve on the side of it.
The unidirectional rotating bezel makes this timepiece perfect for divers and with hands and markers coated with Superluminova it ensures perfect readability. The dial colors include black and blue, black and orange or blue and white, with three chronograph sub-dials and a date window at the three o’clock position. The watch also offers a sporty rubber strap or a stainless-steel bracelet. This diving watch coated with sapphire crystal glass is water resistance up to 300 meters.
Celebrates Modern Woman
From T-Trend collection comes new Tissot T-Evocation, beautified with 22 diamonds on the polished stainless steel bezel.
A new ladies’ watch from Tissot has a square case, sizes only 23 x 23 millimeters, and the bracelet in the same width, witch is also made of polished stainless steel, with a butterfly clasp and a safety push pieces. All this gives the appearance of sparkling flame and luxury style. The new T-Evocation is equipped with the Swiss ETA F03.111 quartz caliber. The dial is made from white mother-of-pearl with Arabic numerals and hour markers. Tissot T-Evocation celebrates femininity of the modern woman and represents sophisticated piece of jewelry.
A colourful Spectrum of the new T-Race
From T-Race line, comes Tissot T-Race Ladies’ watch, in variety of eye-catching colour combinations. Powered by the Swiss-made quartz movement and with tachymeter and chronograph counters, new T-Race is a reliable ladies friend. Stainless steel case comes with 36,65 mm in diameter and with thickness of 11 mm.
Six new watches are made to attract a wide range of ladies, ranging from a shocking pink and white version, to a high-tech black and silver piece. Lovers of elegance can select a black rubber strap, with folding clasp with push-buttons, while the others have a wide selection of colours – orange, white, blue or pink silicone straps, with a similar fastening.
Embodies the Tradition of Innovation
Equipped with a totally new movement, the Tissot Tradition is the brand’s first ever analogue perpetual calendar timepiece. Its perpetual calendar facility operates without any adjustment necessary throughout the twenty-first century, automatically taking leap years in its stride.
Tissot Tradition G15.561 is a perfect combination of a beautiful design and technical expertise. Made of stainless steel and domed with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, this timepiece is water resistant to 30 meters. Dial colours of anthracite, silver and black, confirm that Tissot Tradition is designed with today and tomorrow in mind. Tissot provides choice between a solid stainless steel bracelet with butterfly clasp with push-buttons or a leather strap, with butterfly clasp.
The New Tissot Watch Family
Totally new timepieces from Swiss company are the Tissot T-Tempo Gent Automatic. Its name has been suggested by the Italian word for time, used to refer to the rate of speed of a piece of music. This new stainless steel timepiece is equipped with the Swiss-made automatic movement.
The T-Tempo family includes four different models, with modern materials and finishes. Two models feature a silver-toned stainless steel finish, framing a black or silver-coloured dial, while the rest come with an eye-catching PVD finish, also with a black or silvery dial. Dials of the new T-Tempo Gent Automatic timepieces are protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. The easy-to-read date window is at the three o’clock position. The case construction is 100 meter water resistant.
Tissot Couturier GMT Michael Owen Limited Edition 2011
The Tissot Couturier GMT Michael Owen Limited Edition 2011 watch is equipped with the Swiss-made G10.961 chronograph movement, which accommodates a second time zone that is both easy to set and to read.
Placed at the 10 o’clock position on the dial, a 24-hour circle connects with the main hour and minute hands, at the centre of the dial. The new GMT mechanism incorporates two hands into the 2 o’clock counter. These show the minutes and hours of the chronograph, measuring time periods up to 12 hours with a resolution of one second.
Produced in limited quantity of 4,999 pieces, the designe of new Tissot Couturier GMT edition integrates black, white and red, the colours of Michael Owen’s soccer team – Manchester United. It also has a player’s jersey number seven, framing his signature on the case back.