Watches

These spectacular additions to the Millenary Collection feature two watches dedicated to a night theme and a third dedicated to the clear light of day. Inside Information: The movement that...
Features include perpetual calendar, platinum case and Havana brown dial, 42-mm case, and 100-hour power reserve. This watch is water-resistant to 30 meters and self-winding.
On the cutting edge of horological techniques, the Squadra embodies another dimension of the Reverso. Displayed as the main function, its travel time zone adjusts to the time and date in another...
The Classique Grande Complication is a double-tourbillon wristwatch in 950 platinum that features a hand-wound movement with a ring-shape dial forming a flange in 18-karat silvered gold, and a...
Available in titanium or 18-karat yellow gold, the Aerospace has been a favorite among pilots. With many functions including 1/100th of a second chronograph, countdown timer, second time zone, alarm...
With two back-to-back dials featuring a double set of hands turning in opposite directions, yet powered by a single movement, this watch is quite a feat. The satin-finish front dial ticks off moments...
The Silicium Hora Mundi displays 24 capitals symbolizing the 24 time zones in the world. The second time zones are adjusted by means of the push piece at 2 o’clock. The time itself is adjusted by...
This is a limited edition of 350 pieces in 18-karat pink gold. Inside Information: This piece along with two other All-Star limited editions are expected to raise $2.5 million for Arnold...
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...
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...
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...
Wheh the possible exception of a power-reserve indicator, the Jules Audemars Chronometer has no complications whatsoever," says Giulio Papi, the watch’s technical designer. His assertion, though...
DeWitt’s latest high complication now offers the one thing that collectors desire as much in a watch as a quality complicated movement and an ingenious design: guaranteed exclusivity. The company...
One of the most impressive features of the Christophe Claret DualTow (954.610.2234, www.dualtow.ch ) is the watch’s pedigree—a fact that may strike one as unusual, given that Christophe Claret is not...
For years, A. Lange & Söhne has sought to define a uniquely German style of building fine watches—one that reflects the suitably Teutonic qualities of masculinity, utility, and, of course,...
Watchmakers Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey probably did not intend for their latest Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon Technique ( www.greubelforsey.com ; available through Westime, 310.470.1388) to...
Jaeger-LeCoultre has recently built what is unquestionably the most technically sophisticated musical watch in the world. But there is a catch: One cannot buy the watch on its own. The Jaeger-...
Of all the aspects of watchmaking, astronomic complications—those that render the movements of the sun, stars, and planets on a watch dial—are the most obscure and hard to decipher for the average...
Since the introduction of its Opus 1 watch in 2001, Harry Winston has done what few jewelry houses have been able to do: capture the imaginations of serious collectors. Limited to six pieces for each...
Remarkable in itself, Dior’s decision to execute a million-dollar-plus jeweled tourbillon is made all the more puzzling by the company’s choice to base its new watch on the Christal design, which is...

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