Swiss Watchmaker

Richard Mille's modification of his diving tourbillon (this is an automatic) remains a highly technical timepiece with 22 torque screws securing a three-piece case. Water resistance is a solid 300...
The Patek Philippe Calatrava 5196 was originally launched in 1932. Although the style has remained the same, the modern updates include a larger case size and a yellow-gold dial. Inside Information:...
Although it carries a tourbillon escapement and perpetual calendar, the real attraction of the 2755 is the new minute-repeater mechanism with silent regulator. Finally, Vacheron Constantin's movement...
The tagline “less is more” speaks volumes about Chopard’s thinnest timepiece, a 6.8mm-thick chronometer available in both rose and white gold with a slate-gray dial. The thin case is achieved through...
Celebrating 20 years in business, the famous behind-the-scenes complication specialist has released a watch under his own name. In addition to the rubberized tractor hour and minute displays, the...
Originally launched in 2005, this model features a few upgrades, most notably the new dial variation and mechanical self-winding movement now showing the date. The timepiece, which comes with a hand-...
With the company's famous Perpetual GMT +/- movement, the El Toro is an ultra-practical travel watch housed in a very contemporary design. The movement remains the only perpetual calendar that can be...
The ChronoMaster Open Grande Date is an extension of the ChronoMaster Open, but with a new complication and black or silver sun guilloche dial with hand-mounted appliqué indexes and numerals. Inside...
This model is a modification of the company's famous perpetual-calendar mechanism that revolutionized the complication in the mid-1980s. IWC has added a digital display with an energy-storing...
Over the years, De Bethune CEO David Zanetta and technical director Denis Flageollet have driven the company’s designs toward a more futuristic style and, in doing so, have redefined what a...
With a chain and fusee mechanism as well as free-sprung balance with the company's in-house hairspring, the Richard Lange Pour le Merite may be the most accurate wristwatch to emerge from the...
The Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’le represents one of the 254-year-old company’s most dramatic bursts of creativity to date. The timepiece breaks ground in several areas, but most notably in its...
Perhaps the most accurate timepiece the company has yet built, the Jules Audemars Chronometer builds on the previous learning the company has acquired with its new escapement design. The openwork...
The 5207 Grand Complication features the base movement from the firm’s 3939 minute repeater/tourbillon, but the perpetual-calendar module is a completely new development that makes two improvements...
Although you can buy this watch only as a set with two of the company's other high complications, the Grande Sonnerie is still a collectible achievement in musical watchmaking. The watch is capable...
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon is hardly a squared retread of 2004’s landmark multi-axis tourbillon. Rather, the timepiece is a bold model that cleverly employs a new kind of balance...
For the first time, Stephen Forsey and Robert Greubel have moved from their customary finishing technique to an openwork format, and the results are spectacular. This watch displays an innovative...
A limited edition of five pieces, the mechanical Vaucher Fleurier hand-engraved movement is encased in sapphire crystals and 54.9 of carats diamonds, which took 60 days of labor for gem-setting. The...
Patek Philippe's 6104 presents the sidereal time display originally created for the company's ultra-complicated Sky Moon Tourbillon. The star chart depicts the night sky above Geneva as it wheels...
Panerai’s 47-mm, steel-cased, in-house tourbillon is as technical as it was unexpected, turning on an axis different from any other tourbillon and faster than most at 30 seconds per revolution. The...
Conceived by Dr. Ludwig Oechslin, Moonstruck is a graphical astronomic watch that depicts the relative positions of the Earth, moon and sun. The wearer can interpret not only the phase of the moon,...
The timeless design of this classic watch has been adapted by slightly enlarging the case to 39.5mm. Inside Information: The redesigned dial was inspired by the first Ref. 1415 HU World Time watches...
HM 1 features a radical new design and construction plus a totally original movement with 376 parts and 81 functional jewels. Only 30 per year are to be crafted for three years, available in either...
The new IWC mechanical chronograph movement sets new standards by bringing together for the first time previously separate displays of minutes and hours for an extended time measurement. The double...
Corum’s unique linear Golden Bridge movement is 1.19 inches long and rests on hand-engraved plates and bridges. It seemingly floats in its sapphire crystal case surrounded by diamonds and precious...

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