Tuesday, May 22

The Piaget Polo Chronograph Makes an Appearance in The Avengers

After opening less than a month ago on Friday May 4th in the U.S., The Avengers has already achieved impressive levels of popularity.  It is the seventh highest-grossing film of all time worldwide, the highest-grossing superhero film, and the highest-grossing Disney-distributed film.  In the U.S. on opening day weekend, it exceeded $80.8 million—the second highest amount to be grossed on an opening weekend, and the second highest single-day gross behind Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, surpassing both The Dark Knight and The Hunger Games, and outstripping Captain America, Iron Man, Iron Man 2, and Thor combined.   In addition, The Avengers has set a new record for the opening of a 3D film. 
            Throughout The Avengers, the superheroes sport a number of luxury watches.  Nick Fury, played by Samuel L. Jackson, wears a striking Piaget Polo Chronograph.  Featuring a flyback chronograph with 60 second, 30 minute, and 24 hour sub-dials, this 18 kt white gold and black leather model is as useful as it is attractive.  The date appears at the 12 o’clock position, and its precise, automatic movement with 50-hour power reserve make it the perfect choice for a superhero under pressure.  Though this luxury model retails at $17,900, Jomashop.com offers the authentic, brand new Piaget Polo Chronograph for $13,962 with free shipping and a two year warranty.  Check it out here.  Tell us what you think about the movie, the watch, or both below!

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