Over the years the Superocean has been a mainstay of Breitling's watches, moving through a variety of different designs and variations. But in 2016, Breitling brought out a new generation altogether: the Breitling Superocean II. Let's take a look to see what distinguishes this new watch from its replica watches forebears. First launched in 1957, the original Breitling Superocean was water resistant to 200 meters, making it inarguably a serious divers' watch. But that's been far surpassed: recent versions of the Superocean cartier replica have been water resistant to as much as 1,500 meters. In the last few years, it's also come to have an in-house movement, Breitling's Caliber 17, based on the ETA 2824-2 with quick-set date. This rolex replica movement is also to be found in the Superocean II. In developing the Superocean II, Breitling has made some subtle but important design updates. The font for the numbers on the rotating bezel is less stylized replica watches sale than on Superocean, and this bezel now has a luminous dot at 12 o'clock. The bezel has graduations for the last 15 minutes of a dive, but these markings are now large rectangular markings, not the small pips seen on models like the current Superocean 44.

The Accidental Death of an Anarchist - by Mike Frost


Martial Bourdin, Anarchist

The Accidental Death of an Anarchist - a talk by Mike Frost

No, not the political farce by Dario Fo...

On February 15th 1894, a young Frenchman called Martial Bourdin made his way to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and detonated a home-made bomb. His story was headline news at the time, and subsequently inspired Joseph Conrad's novel, "The Secret Agent", which has been filmed twice, and has itself been cited as a source for modern day terrorists.

This talk weaves Bourdin's story into the history of the RGO. In its heyday, the Greenwich Observatory was a world class research observatory, and the location of the world's prime meridian. Why did it become the site of England's first ever international terrorist attack?

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