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JEANRICHARD's Arsenal special editions strike in red

April 01, 2014, 18:00 UTC+3

The Swiss watchmaker launches two JEANRICHARD for Arsenal time pieces at Baselworld

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BASEL, Switzerland, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The team is now complete: just a few weeks after announcing the cooperation as the Global Partner and Official Watch of the Premier League Football Club from London, the Swiss watchmaker launches two JEANRICHARD for Arsenal time pieces at Baselworld. At a press conference featuring Arsenal Legend Robert Pires as well as the Club's CCO Tom Fox, a special Terrascope series and a limited edition Aeroscope  were revealed on 28 March 2014. These two dynamic and sporty pieces with "a strike" of red both reflect the JEANRICHARD Philosophy of Life as well as the strength and passion of the emblematic Gunners and are sure to keep the JEANRICHARD men, Arsenal fans and any football aficionados on the ball.

"In 2003, JEANRICHARD was one of the first luxury watchmakers to support football at an international level," says Arsenal Legend Robert Pires. "On behalf of Arsenal, I am delighted to be here today with Tom Fox and the Club's official watch partner to launch two exclusive watches in the Gunners' colours. Time plays a crucial role in our sport and these stylish timepieces make it an even greater pleasure to savour every moment to the fullest – on and off the field."

The special edition Terrascope marks a tribute to the Gunners' strike-power on the pitch, and the limited edition Aeroscope Chronograph is designed to time the finest games with top-level accuracy.

"Whether it is on the football field or in the field of watchmaking, team spirit, passionate enthusiasm and the will to win are values that are common to both Arsenal and JEANRICHARD," adds Bruno Grande, the Swiss watchmakers Managing Director. "We share the same philosophy of life, based on a determination to take on a challenge, a belief in the dignity of hard work and the desire to go one step further each time. That is the reason why we have launched two watches to mark this emblematic partnership and to fully pay tribute to our common values and philosophy of life."

About the Arsenal Terrascope Special edition


The first of the especially for Arsenal designed pieces is a unique version of the Terrascope watch. With its links to the concept of land and the earth, this model emphasises the players' skills as displayed on football grounds, together with a team identity that is deeply rooted in their home turf.  Housed in a steel case, this watch is equipped with a "vertically satin-finished" grey dial illuminated by touches of red – the color of the club's famous emblem The Arsenal logo, a cannon, is printed at 6 o'clock. This combination of style, performance and elegance recalls the Gunners' distinctive style of play that has left its mark on many major football stadiums across the globe.

About the Arsenal Aeroscope Limited edition


The second watch created for the Gunners is a limited edition of the Aeroscope Chronograph – numbered and consisting of just 250 watches worldwide. It catches the eye with its case in micro beaded and sand blasted black titanium, with its fully red dial and matching rubber strap. Its young, dynamic, characteristic look reflects the team's flowing game and rapid passes, and all the power of the ball as it flies through the air. Its small seconds hand, at 3 o'clock, is moulded in the shape of the club's iconic cannon. Its two chronograph push-pieces, counters and tachometric scale endorse the sporting spirit of a watch designed to share and measure every minute accurately during encounters when every second counts.

Terrascope Arsenal - Special edition

Polished and vertically satin-finished stainless steel case
44 mm
Height: 12.60 mm
Antireflective sapphire crystal
Case-back, screwed-down, engraved
Water-resistant to 100 m

Movement JR60, self-winding
Calibre: 11 ½'''
Frequency: 28,800 vibrations/hour (4 Hz)
Jewels: 26
Power reserve: minimum 38 hours
Functions: hour, minute, second, date

Satin-finished grey dial with printed Gunners logo
Black nickel indexes with
additional red luminescent dot
Black nickel hands with
red material

Black rubber strap
Stainless steel folding buckle

Aeroscope Arsenal – Limited edition 60650-21PH51-FK6A

Sandblasted black DLC-coated titanium case / Titanium bezel engraved and filled with red painting / Pusher's bumpers in carbon fibre composite
44 mm
Height: 12.80 mm
Antireflective sapphire crystal
Titanium case-back, screwed-down,
Water-resistant to 100 m

Movement JR66, self-winding
Calibre: 12 ½'''
Frequency: 28,800 vibrations/hour (4 Hz)
Jewels: 43
Power reserve: minimum 42 hours
Functions: hour, minute, chronograph,
small second at 3, date

Red dial with stamped honeycomb pattern
Red circular satin-finished counters
Black luminescent material transferred
Arabic numerals and indexes
Black luminescent material and black
skeleton hour and minute hands
Black second hand with luminescent
material tip
Black canon-shaped 3 o'clock hand

Black or red rubber strap
Black DLC-coated titanium buckle



Lucy Tallo, Global PR

Tel.: +41 79 393 42 66

Gabriela Anastasio, US PR

Tel.: +1 212-217-9065

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