In the 19th century, to protect its marine chronometers from the corrosive effect of the salty sea air and to overcome the technical challenges of a floor in constant motion, Ulysse Nardin decided to invest in time. The treasures of audacity and ingenuity it deployed has endured over the centuries. Today, Ulysse Nardin Manufacture not […]
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While its roots are in creating sophisticated military timepieces, Panerai has lately been adding a sporty character to its watches, particularly those equipped with the in-house P2006 manual split-seconds chronograph movement. The titanium-clad PAM 530 Luminor 1950 Rattrapante 8 Days Titanio ($27,200) is the latest development along these lines. The movement is a uniquely-designed split-seconds […]
For performance-minded Richard Mille, the creation of an ideal golf watch was a matter of finding the right test pilot. And for sheer g-forces there was no better selection than PGA tour prodigy Bubba Watson, one of the most powerful long-ball hitters to emerge in recent years. The RM 038 ($525,000) was designed for lightness […]
The Gefica’s unique look was inspired by an African safari adventure and has a modern Art Deco twist. Its 46.5-mm case is crafted from bronze and titanium and gives the Gefica its nonreflective properties, perfect for the big-game hunter. This statement-making timepiece features Gèrald Genta’s signature jumping hours, a retrograde minute indicator, and a retrograde […]
Available in 18-karat yellow gold with a special blue ceramic ring command bezel or in white gold with a special platinum ring command bezel; both versions have a 42-jewel programmable chronometer movement. Inside Information: This is the first watch with a programmable countdown feature with a mechanical memory.
The Power utilizes newly developed, advanced technological solutions to measure time, including the titanium-platinum balance wheel, the patented De Bethune spiral with terminal plane curve, and the triple parachute bridge (a shock-absorber system with a titanium bridge that has allowed De Bethune to produce the lightest isochronal oscillating system in the world). The movement also […]
The Master Compressor Extreme World uses an automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 752, crafted and decorated by hand. The watch has a 45-hour power reserve and 279 parts. In addition to regular time display, the watch shows time in 24 time zones and has a mechanical alarm. The 46.3-mm case comes in satin-brushed grade 5 titanium or […]