Louis Vuitton Introduces New Tambour Heures du Monde Travel Watch

The perfect travel companion, the watch can display the time in two separate time zones…

In honor of the brand’s origins as a travel-trunk manufacturer, the new Louis Vuitton Tambour Heures du Monde Watch is equipped with a GMT function that lets a traveler track the time in two separate time zones. The watch’s satin-finished gray dial features an off-center subdial decorated with a map of the globe. Abbreviations of the names of 24 cities corresponding to different time zones—alternately printed in white and yellow for legibility—encircle the globe, with a yellow marker indicating the time zone currently being tracked. An aperture positioned just to the right of the watch’s date window reveals a jumping-hours display that relays the current hour in the tracked time zone—differentiating day from night with numerals in white and gray, respectively. The second time zone is set via a pusher on the watch’s steel case, and a small corrector located at 4 o’clock allows the owner to compensate for daylight-saving adjustments. A crystal on the back of the $9,450 automatic watch allows observation of its rotor, which is engraved with the iconic LV logo. (us.louisvuitton.com)

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