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A Summary of Rolex Raiders at Ernest Jones

Ernest Jones Rolex Heist

Smashed Shop - Ernest Jones

A gang of motorcycle robbers who smashed into Ernest Jones were thwarted when passers-by tackled them.

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Hole-in-the-wall thieves hit Tobu

Some ¥5 million worth of watches and other items were stolen before dawn Thursday from Tobu Department Store Co.’s Ikebukuro store in Tokyo, and the thieves apparently got in via a hole they cut in the outer wall of the seventh floor — a tactic similar to a heist in the Ginza district earlier this year for which a group in Hong Kong was charged, police said.

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Cartier’s New Film

Man Faces Trial for Kobe Heist

Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 Man faces H.K. trial for Kobe heist HONG KONG (Kyodo) A Hong Kong man charged with trafficking stolen watches was in Japan when a theft was reported at a department store in Kobe last year, a Hong Kong court was told Thursday. Lee Kui-man, 46, appeared in the Kwun Tong Magistrates’ Court on charges of “handling stolen goods.” He was arrested last month at a border checkpoint on his way to mainland China with nine stolen watches, eight of which bear serial numbers that linked them to a Daimaru department store in Kobe.

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Stolen truck used in ¥10 million jewelry store smash-and-grab

Crime scene of the Smash and Grab

Smash, grab: Thieves used a truck early Monday to smash their way into the Ebisu Jewelry Shop in Kobe before making off with some million worth of goods. KYODO PHOTO

And just a few months ago in Japan… a similar scene, more than familiar…

on 7th April 2009

KOBE (Kyodo) A stolen truck was used in a predawn smash-and-grab jewelry heist Monday in Kobe, police said.

The truck was slammed backward into the Ebisu Jewelry Shop in Chuo Ward at around 4:40 a.m., the police said. The suspects smashed display cases and stole ¥10 million worth of jewelry.

The store’s safe was untouched. The theft took two minutes to pull off, police said.

A passerby saw three men driving away in the truck, which was later found abandoned on a street about 200 meters southwest of the store. The police said the truck had been reported stolen from a local company.

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Outer Space Seiko

Seiko Spring Drive Spacewalk Watch

Seiko Spring Drive Spacewalk Watch

This $25,000 Seiko is not your ordinary run of the mill Seiko. Made of lightweight materials the watch features glowing dials for easy readability and and air sealed high-intensity titanium body, it is said to be able to endure the intense surroundings of outer space.

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Watch! on the Canon 5D MKII

Watch! the movie may be acquiring the visionary format of the Canon 5D MKII… set in pace by Vincent Laforet’s “Reverie” and many fervant uploaders on VIMEO.

The renegade team doing the test

The renegade team doing the test

Test is currently on the way to see if the result is good enough for the silver screen :a renegade team, a supportive post-house and a few good enthusiasts. Email us if you are eager to know the results…

Well if Crank’s Canon XH A1 did the job, we don’t see why this little fellow cannot be up to the task, perhaps a little technical details to waver around, like the 30P issue. There are enough forums to take this to the stage… Sophia’s People had a 24P version and it looks clean.

So we’re looking forward to the future… of independent film-making, redefining it.

Canon 5D Test with Fig Rig

Canon 5D Test with Fig Rig

Canon 5D fully dressed up

Canon 5D fully dressed up with HD monitor