Watches

This chronograph was designed originally in 1952 as a wrist instrument for pilots. The built-in slide rule allows the wearer to perform various calculations all flight plans require.
Just as the Top Gun pilots of the U.S. Navy are considered the best among fighter pilots, the Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Edition TOP GUN leads the way for pilot’s watches. IWC Caliber 79230,...
Franck Muller has mixed up time in the Totally Crazy. On the dial, the hours are not where they are supposed to be, and the hour hand jumps from index to index, ensuring you really concentrate on how...
The Master Tourbillon is available in a limited edition of 300 pieces, featuring an automatic movement in a 43-mm platinum case on a crocodile strap. The functions include hour, minute, second time...
This watch is manual winding and features seconds sub dial at 6 o’clock, 10-day power-reserve indicator, sapphire crystal case back, and rose-gold dial.
The Reine de Naples wristwatch in 18-karat yellow gold has a bezel, dial rim, and ball-lug set with 139 diamonds totaling approx 1.32 carats. The crown is set with a briolette-cut diamond. Also...
This Instantaneous Perpetual Calendar features an 18-karat-gold, entirely hand-decorated skeleton dial that allows the impressive hand-beveled movement to be viewed clearly. At precisely midnight the...
The flagship of IWC, the Big Pilot’s Watch is a distinctive timepiece in steel with a diameter of 46.2mm and a height of 15.8mm. The manufacture 51110 caliber is currently the world’s largest...
All the Megas feature a base automatic movement, which has a tourbillon at 6 o’clock, grande and petite sonneries, minute repeater, and Westminster carillon. The Aeternitas Mega comes in four...
The Tradition wristwatch in 18-karat yellow gold features hand-wound movement with tourbillon and fusee-chain transmission, off-centered silvered-gold dial hand engraved on a rose engine, power-...
This perpetual calendar shows sunrise and sunset as well as astronomical moon, is self-winding, and has a 42-hour power reserve. Inside Information: The watch can be custom calibrated with the name...
Known for crafting some of the world’s thinnest tourbillon movements, Piaget offers a range of options in its classic Emperador style. The Emperador XL features 535 brilliant-cut diamonds, 336...
The IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar features a perpetual moon-phase display, a window showing the year in four digits, a seven-day automatic movement with the IWC Pellaton winding system, and a...
Hublot coined the phrase invisible visibility with its Big Bang All Black and have carried it on with its new tourbillon, the Bigger Bang All Black. The chronograph column-wheel tourbillon is front...
Thanks to the patented differential system coupled with the tourbillon complication, this innovative movement makes it much easier and quicker to wind the watch. Inside Information: The Tourbillon...
The Force Constante is an innovation in tourbillions. The barrel spring transmits constant power to the tourbillon, regardless of the barrel’s state of wind. DeWitt’s design ensures that the...
When it was first unveiled in 2003, Harry Winston’s third Opus project was a triumph. The bizarre brainchild of Vianney Halter with its six-porthole digital display was like no timepiece ever seen...
The prospect of creating your first musical watch is a daunting one for any watchmaker, especially when your most trusted movement maker suddenly shuts its doors. These challenges did not deter Franc...
Bovet has always tried to tap its 19th-century heritage in pocket watches, but never more successfully than with its new Amadeo case design. Amadeo ($47,000) fulfills Bovet’s pocket-watch-for-the-...
The Swiss watch industry lost its most significant and dynamic figure of the modern era with the passing of Nicholas G. Hayek on June 28 in Biel, Switzerland, at the age of 82. As the Swatch Group...
With the heart of Swiss watchmaking firmly rooted in Geneva, the city’s Le Richemond Hotel is taking advantage of its proximity to some of the world’s greatest watch brands through its new Watch...
Panerai CEO Angelo Bonati is one of Galileo Galilei’s biggest fans. Last year, his brand sponsored a museum exhibit at Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute that featured, among other ancient instruments...
Since 2004, Vacheron Constantin’s Metiers d’Art collection has paid homage to Geneva’s traditional decorative arts— engraving , enameling , and gem setting . But this year, Vacheron turns its gaze to...
To mark its 165th anniversary, A. Lange & Söhne released a special trilogy of its landmark complicated watches—the Tourbograph “Pour le Mérite,” the Lange1 Tourbillon, and the 1815 Moonphase—in a...
Automatic, or self-winding, systems are one of the oldest, most visible and elegantly efficient aspects of mechanical watchmaking. Yet because they are the star features in some of the simplest...
Breguet makes much of its associations with Enlightenment-era watchmaking, and few pieces exemplify this better than the frosted-gold surfaces of the La Tradition series. But with a slight adjustment...
In 1966, Girard-Perregaux was awarded the Neuchâtel Observatory’s Centenary Prize for its timekeeping accomplishments. Forty years later, it referenced the accolade with the classical 1966 collection...
Steven Holtzman, founder of Maîtres du Temps , collaborated with master watchmakers Christophe Claret and Peter Speake-Marin on the latest addition to the Chapter One series creating a technological...
Watchmaker F.P. Journe has opened flagship stores in New York City and Beijing. It’s a bold move for the highly exclusive French watchmaker who produces less than 900 timepieces annually, but...
Cartier’s modern, design-intensive interpretation of the skeleton watch has become a symbol for the brand’s rebirth as an original watchmaker. Last year’s Santos 100 XL Skeleton adroitly showed off...

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