Perpetual Calendar

Parmigiani’s Annual Calendar Offers Practicality and Panache

In offering a new annual calendar, Parmigiani Fleurier has updated its line with a popular complication—a calendar that needs adjustment just once a year—that lessens the complexity and cost of a perpetual calendar mechanism. The new Tonda Retrograde Annual Calendar ($32,800) adds a large and stylish retrograde calendar function in an arc along the upper […]

FrontRunners: What Lies Beneath

A. Lange & Söhne’s Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar (www.alange-soehne.com) might be the German brand’s most discreet high-complication watch. With a hidden tourbillon cage, a large digital date display, and an inconspicuous month indicator on the dial’s perimeter, the watch is nearly a dead ringer for the simpler Lange 1. But the platinum version, priced […]

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