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JEANRICHARD aquascope BNY Mellon Boat RACEs

By TLex JEANRICHARD are for the third consecutive year, the official timekeeper of The BNY Mellon BOAT RACE and so have created another 160 piece Limited Edition of the 2013 AQUASCOPE in honor of this renowned and highly prestigious race, which is already into its 161st year.

The aquascope BNY Mellon Boat Races Edition has been designed in the race's traditional colors, with its dial in grey, vertically satin-finished with 'The BNY Mellon Boat Race Oxford and Cambridge' inscription, applied rhodium-coated markers with luminescent material, light and dark blue markers at 12 o'clock, light and dark blue minute-circle, rhodium-coated hands with luminescent material, and the seconds hand is adorned with an arrow referring to the logo of the Race.

For the 2015 event, The BNY Mellon Boat Race will be joined by The Newton Women’s Boat Race for the very first time. The Aquascope Edition for the Newton Women’s Boat Race will in addition feature JR's innovative RUBBERGATOR strap in girlie white. Rubbergator straps offer the best of both world's with all the style and elegance of an alligator-skin strap but with the water-resistance of a rubber divers strap!

Technical Specifications include: a case in polished and vertically satin-finished Stainless steel with a blue PVD coating, measuring 44mm x 13.5mm. It has a circular satin-finished Stainless steel divers bezel, an AR-coated Sapphire crystal, and is water-resistant to 300 meters.

The watch is powered by a Swiss made automatic JEANRICHARD JR60 caliber (Sellita base) with 26 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 38 hours. The watches are presented on blue (oxford?) rubber divers straps with steel folding buckles.

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