English watchmaker Christopher Ward launches C9 Moonphase in time for a full moon on Christmas.
Now in its second year, the show saw the debut of a number of significant new timepieces…
A. Lange & Söhne has unveiled its Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch. The timepiece requires an adjustment of only one day every 122.6 years—rather than every 2.5 years as with most moon-phase watches on the market—thanks to a more precise seven-gear transmission. According to the watch manufacturer, based in Glashütte, Switzerland, it works by […]
“It is inconceivable that a man with my professional background and experience would not jump into it,” says Hublot technical director Mathias Buttet. “He would be crazy not to fall in love with it.” Buttet—who for years ran one of the watch industry’s leading complication specialty shops, BNB Concept—refers to his own inspiration to produce […]
As a small group gathered in one of the formal private rooms of the Cartier mansion on Fifth Avenue in New York City last November, a rather informal comment suddenly issued from one of the far corners: “She has a blank check,” announced a male voice. Surprised heads turned to discover that the speaker was […]
The L.U.C. Lunar One is a perpetual calendar with orbital moon phases. It is equipped with the mechanical self-winding L.U.C. 96 QP movement, a chronometer certified by the COSC, and carries the Geneva Seal hallmark. The Lunar One has a power reserve of approximately 70 hours, and the perpetual calendar dial displays the date (through […]
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 of the owner’s city engraved on the flange.