May 12, 2011 05:58 ET

RAYMOND WEIL Launches Limited Edition Watches in Celebration of the Classic Brit Awards 2011

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - May 12, 2011) -

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RAYMOND WEIL, the luxury Swiss watchmaker, has produced a number limited edition Maestro Classic BRIT Awards 2011 watches to celebrate their status as the Official Watch Partner for the forthcoming Classic BRIT Awards. The watches will be gifted to performers, presenters and artists attending the ceremony. An alternative variation of the watches will be available to purchase nationwide via high-end jeweller, watch retailers and the RAYMOND WEIL website: www.raymond-weil.com.

The soon to be launched limited edition Classic BRIT Awards 2011 Men's Maestro 2827-STC-00659, has a 39.5mm handcrafted stainless steel case, Automatic movement with visible balance wheel, silver dial with black roman numerals, soft black leather strap with traditional buckle, selected to reflect the timepiece's stylish minimalism. The limited edition Classic BRIT Awards 2011 Women's Maestro 2627-SLS-00965, has a flawlessly elegant 30mm stainless steel case bezel set with 76 diamonds and mother of pearl dial set with 5 diamonds (0.19ct in total). The watch has automatic movement with a visible movement. The black alligator leather strap adds to the final harmony of the design. Each watch is engraved with this year's Classic BRIT Awards 2011 logo.

Reminiscent of the instruments of a symphony following the metronomic tempo of the conductor's baton, the hands of RAYMOND WEIL'S new maestro march past at full speed, with allegro vivo. Second after second, minute after minute and hour after hour, the maestro plays its part in today's passage of time.

'We are delighted to be part of The Classic BRIT Awards as classical music has always been part of the heritage of the brand and a major influence when naming collections. We currently have ranges named after Operas from around the world including the Nabucco and Parsifal collections. We are also excited that the Classic BRIT Awards co-inside with the launch of our latest range, named after the crème de la crème of the classical musical world: The Maestro Collection' – says Pierre Bernheim, Director – RAYMOND WEIL.

RAYMOND WEIL has become internationally recognised as the number one watch in the music industry with over thirty years of involvement across all musical genres. Once again RAYMOND WEIL has succeeded in reflecting the image of today's musical talent while remaining true to its traditional values.

Notes to Editors:
RAYMOND WEIL history of music includes:
Partner to the Royal Opera House 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997
Sponsor of MTV Europe Sony BMG after-show party 2006, 2005, 2004
Sponsor of 47th Grammy EMI after-show party in LA 2005
Sponsor of Nordoff-Robbins Silver Clef lunch 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
Design collaboration with Lemar 2007
Design collaboration with Jay Kay 2006
Design collaboration with Craig David 2005
Involvement at Music Industry Trust Award dinner 2006, 2004
Official Watch of The BRIT Awards 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Advertorials with Il Divo, Sugababes, Natasha Bedingfield, Katherine Jenkins, Leona Lewis, Lemar, Beth Rowley, Gabriela Cilmi, Bryn Christophers, George Craig and Jade Ewen

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