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 […]

Vacheron Constantin’s American Dreams

Vacheron Constantin watches first arrived on American shores in 1832, but it wasn’t until this year that the brand opened its first boutique in the United States, in New York City. Vacheron marked the milestone with three limited-edition watches that are exclusively available through the Madison Avenue store. Limited to 64 pieces, the Historiques American […]

Vacheron Constantin’s Hot Date

Vacheron Constantin’s groundbreaking Quai de l’Ile line-up has added a handsome new face with the Retrograde Annual Calendar. To power its new piece, Vacheron developed the Calibre 2460 QRA movement, which meets the stringent requirements of the Hallmark of Geneva. Compared to a simple calendar, which is programmed for 31-day months necessitating the need for […]

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