FRANCK MULLER: Vanguard 45 Racing
Big, bold and definitively identifiable from across a crowded room (or race track), this Franck Muller Vanguard 45DT Racing watch is crafted in stainless steel and features a hand-polished tonneau-shaped case with red inserts on both sides of the case. With a red outer flange (for seconds reading) on the brushed black dial, the watch has a truly sporty appeal. In addition to the hours, minutes and seconds, it offers date indication. It is powered by a self-winding movement and is endowed with 42 hours of power reserve when fully wound. $9,200.
FRANCK MULLER: Vanguard Crazy Hours 45
Offering a whimsical take on time, the Vanguard Crazy Hours ™ watch has an almost futuristic look to it. This stainless steel bold tonneau-shaped watch also features a stainless steel dial. The blue Arabic numerals are misplaced on the dial – hence the name Crazy Hours. Every hour, the hour hand jumps on the dial to the proper numeral to mark the hour. The minute hand operates in a traditional manner. On the case sides and the crown there are blue inserts and the black alligator strap has color-coordinated blue stitching. The mechanical movement offers hours, minutes and seconds indications.
Angelus: U51 Diver Tourbillon
Upscale Swiss watch brand, Angelus, is a master at haute horology. Now, the brand brings together its famed tourbillon movement with diving capacity in a timepiece that also offers five days of power reserve. Powered by the A-310 caliber with high-tech silicon lever escapement and bridges and plates made of titanium, the high-precision watch is skeletonized and boldly alluring thanks to the color scheme. The 45mm titanium case boasts a 60-minute rotating bezel and has a helium escape valve. The watch features Super-LumiNova filled hands, indexes and Arabic numerals. It is water resistance to 300 meters and is limited to 25 pieces.
Angelus: U50 Diver Tourbillon Black Edition
Further focusing on its diving watches, the new all-black Angelus U50 Diver Tourbillon is crafted of lightweight titanium with a black DLC treatment. The two screw-down crowns on the 46mm case are for winding and setting the time, and for operating and setting the unidirectional 60-minute rotating bezel for dive time. The watch also boasts Super-LumiNova indexes and hands for easy readability under water. The skeletonized mechanical hand-wound A-300 movement offers 55 hours of power reserve. The watch is water resistant to 300 meters. Just 25 pieces will be made.
ARNOLD & SON
ARNOLD & SON: HM Perpetual Moon Aventurine
A stunning rendition of time and astronomy, the Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon Aventurine watch is one of the most precise – and one of the largest — moonphase indications on the market today. The moonphase deviates by one day every 122 years – at which point a single push on the corrector will put it back in sync for another 122 years. Powered by the exclusive Arnold & Son hand-wound mechanical movement (A&S1512), the 42mm gold watch features a blue Aventurine glass dial and a guilloche’ moon disk with 18-karat 5N rose gold stars. The movement was developed for the brand’s moonphase watches to offer a big three-dimensional display.
ARNOLD & SON: Time Pyramid Tourbillon
Easily one of the most alluring watches on the market today, the 44.6mm Arnold & Son Time
Pyramid Tourbillon is crafted in steel in order to make this complication more accessible. The watch, which is water resistant to 30 meters, offers hour indication on a sapphire disk and minutes on a rhodium-plated ring. The mechanical hand-wound movement is skeletonized to offer a breathtaking view of the tourbillon escapement, as well as the finely finished wheels and gears. Thanks to a sapphire caseback, the watch offers a sophisticated and modern take on time.
Audemars Piguet : Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chronograph
Someone special in your life that you would like to surprise with a timepiece as chic as her? Take a look at the newest Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chronograph that is meticulously set with 32 rainbow-colored sapphires on the 18-carat pink gold case. The watch has a stunning gold-toned Lady Tapisserie dial with gold-toned chronograph counters. The hour markers are applied and the hands offer luminescent coating. There is a date indication and a small-seconds subdial. Making the 37mm chronograph watch as sporty as it is chic is the beige rubber strap. Thanks to a screw-lock crown, the watch is water resistant to 50 meters.
Audemars Piguet: Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin
Masterfully crafted in satin-brushed titanium with a platinum bezel, the new Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin watch is a world-first. It was introduced as a prototype (RD#2) in 2018, but has now made its way to full production. It is the thinnest automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch. The brand’s technological milestone houses a movement that measures just 2.89mm thick. The Manufacture Caliber 5133 offers complete calendar functions, including moonphase indications. To create the watch, the movement had to be rethought and reduced from a typical three-level calendar set up to a single layer. The 41mm watch is finished with a screw-locked crown, glare-proof sapphire crystal and caseback for viewing the movement.
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Audemars Piguet:: CODE 11.59 BY AUDEMARS PIGUET Selfwinding Chronograph
This year, Audemars Piguet did something highly unusual. It unveiled an all-new collection to join its legendary pillars (Millenary, Royal Oak, Royal Oak Offshore). Called the Code 11.59, the new series runs the gamut from simple timepieces to complicated watches. They feature a round case with double-domed sapphire crystal. This 41mm 18-carat white gold Code 11.59 Selfwinding Chronograph further features polished and brushed case sides and a rich blue lacquer dial. Even the chronograph subdial is blue lacquered and there is an inner blue lacquered bezel. The Caliber 4401 offers an instant-jump date indication. It is equipped with a vertical column wheel chronograph and a flyback function to allow for resetting of the chronograph without having to stop and reset it first.
Audemars Piguet: Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chronograph
Audemars Piguet takes the Royal Oak Offshore to new heights with this Selfwinding Chronograph that is crafted in solid 18-carat pink gold. It marks the first time the brand has clad this watch with a brown high-tech ceramic bezel and chronograph pushpieces. It is further endowed with a brown Tapisserie dial. The 44mm selfwinding watch boasts a glare-proof sapphire crystal. The transparent sapphire caseback allows for viewing of the finely finished movement. The intense appeal of the watch is underscored by its camouflage rubber strap. It is water resistant to 100 meters. Just 500 pieces will be made.
CORUM: Heritage Lab 01
Bold and daring, the newest Corum Heritage Lab 01 watches are created in a limited edition of just 99 pieces in one of four different color ways. The Lab series is where Corum experiments with different technology, materials and designs. The case of this blue version is made of Damascus steel, which offers a unique patterning that comes into play during the heating of the steel. The case sides are in rubber, as is the strap. So as not to interfere with the architecture of the tonneau-shaped case, the crown is placed at 6:00. The openworked dial is made in charcoal gray and bold blue. Powered by the CO 410 automatic movement, the watch offers 50 hours of power reserve and is water resistant to 50 meters.
CORUM: Admiral AC-One 45 Openworked Tourbillon
For its newest watch, Corum deftly blends its watchmaking prowess with a modern take on an iconic classic. The Admiral AC-One 45 Openworked Tourbillon Automatic watch is crafted in titanium, with a 45mm diameter. It offers hours and minutes, as well as power reserve at 3:00. Nicely nestled at 6:00 on the dial is the round aperture for viewing the tourbillon escapement. The tourbillon compensates for errors in timekeeping due to the effects of gravity on the wrist in certain positions. Water resistant to 100 meters, the watch is equipped with 42 hours of power reserve. It is finished with an integrated patterned leather strap.
Cuervo y Sobrinos 1882
Cuervo y Sobrinos 1882: Pirata Chrono
A sophisticated chronograph timepiece, this Pirata watch is designed to recall the treasure of the pirates that roamed the Caribbean waters. Cuervo y Sobrinos pays tribute to its Cuban roots with this collection. The modular case offers a strong personality, the chronograph pushbuttons are representative of the barrel of their guns and the crown is shaped like a navigator’s globe. Crafted in stainless steel, titanium and black treatment, the 45mm watch offers chronograph functions with 12-hour and 30-minute totalizes as well as central seconds. It also displays day and date indications. A transparent sapphire caseback allows for viewing of the movement, and the CyS crest engraving flanked by two swords.
Cuervo y Sobrinos 1882: Robusto Day-Date “Churchill” Limited Edition
Paying tribute to the great Winston Churchill, Cuervo y Sobrinos—the brand with Cuban roots but now Swiss made – showcases the 43mm stainless steel case with striking white lacquered ceramic dial. The dial features gray anthracite lines that recall the old “craquele” (crackle) vintage appeal. Each dial has its number printed on it beneath the Churchill name. The watch is powered by the CyS 5204 automatic movement with 38 hours of power reserve. The rotor boasts a fan decoration and the CyS logo engraving. It is water resistant to 10 ATM and is fitted with a transparent sapphire caseback. The watch is finished with a blue Louisiana alligator strap
Eberhard & Co.
Eberhard & Co.: Tazio Nuvolari Chronograph Legend
For decades, Eberhard & Co. has had a strong relationship with champion driver Tazio Nuvolari and the Nuvolari Grand Prix race dedicated to him. In fact, Eberhard is the Chronometer and Official Partner of that Grand Prix. As such, the brand regularly creates tribute timepieces in honor of his legend. This Tazio Nuvolari Chronograph Legend watch is a retro-inspired automatic watch with black dial and center spiral tachymeter scale. The scale is offered in km/hr format. It is finished in “Kudu” leather, which looks and feels very soft, like suede. The sapphire crystal and caseback allows for viewing of the movement. It comes in either 39.5mm or 43mm.
Eberhard & Co.: Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio Verde Chronograph
Created as a tribute to the historic Italian car brand, Alfa Romeo, the Eberhard “Quadrifoglio Verde” Chronograph is created in a limited edition of just 250 pieces. The generous 43mm stainless steel case houses an automatic movement. The mechanical caliber offers chronograph that displays the hour and minute totalizers at 12:00 and 6:00 with a central seconds hand. The small subdial seconds dial at 9:00 is read via a hand shaped like a triangle and featuring a clover leaf emblem. The black dial is further equipped with a tachymeter on the outer portion for measuring speed or distance. The watch is finished with a red-accented and black strap lined in red.
HUBLOT: Spirit of Big Bang Yellow Sapphire
This watch will have heads turning. A pioneer in developing new watchmaking materials, Hublot is a master at colored sapphire. This year, the Swiss watch brand releases the Spirit of Big Bang Yellow Sapphire 42mm watch. To achieve the sunny hue, Hublot fuses copper and aluminum oxide. The final result is not only a great look, but also one of the hardest scratch-resistant transparent materials in watchmaking to date. The watch is ultra lightweight at 107 grams (less than 4 ounces) on the wrist. It is finished with a transparent yellow rubber strap. It is equipped with a 278-part mechanical HUB4700 skeleton chronograph movement. Just 100 pieces will be made.
HUBLOT: Classic Fusion Tourbillon Orlinski
Deftly blending the worlds of time and art, Hublot works with visual artist Richard Orlinski to create this highly sculptural Classic Fusion Tourbillon. Orlinksi is world renowned for his animal sculptures (T-Rex, Wild Kong, Panther) that boast powerful angles and facets. In fact his pop-colored beasts can be found in places around the world, from the Miami Design District (crocodiles) to the Croisette in Cannes (Wild Kong gorillas). For this 45mm Black Magic watch, Orlinski brings those facets to the forefront. Hublot further underscores the technical artistic fusion by crafting the case out of microblasted black ceramic and equipping it with a highly angled and skeletonized HUB6021 manual-wind tourbillon movement. It offers 115 hours of power reserve.
HYT : Soonow
The newest fluid watch from HYT is a play on being in the here and now. Just 25 pieces will be made of this avant-garde skull design. The dial of each watch is created using titanium and is drilled with nearly 1,000 tiny holes in order to spell out the number for each hour. The dial is also comprised of 313 18-karat gold pins to achieve depth and dimension. Instead of the second’s hand appearing in the left eye as in some HYT watches, the words soon and now appear. As with all HYT watches, the liquid fluids indicate the time. Measuring 48.8mm in diameter, the Soonow is water resistant to 50 meters.
HYT : H1.0 Black Fluid
A powerful rendition of time, this new H1.0 turns to multiple shades of gray for the case, dial, strap and even the movement and then utilizes bold green Super-LumiNova C-7 for the numerals, liquid hour and minutes dial. The bold red flash is the watch’s power reserve indicator. This architecturally advanced watch will turn heads even from across a crowded room. The rubber strap is patterned for added allure. The 48.8mm case is crafted in stainless steel and features a domed sapphire crystal. A sapphire caseback also allows for viewing of the movement with its patented micro-fluidic module.
Orbita: Avanti 9
With a modular appeal, the Avanti 9 watch winder is designed to wind nine automatic watches using Orbita’s Rotorwind system with lithium batteries. The Rotorwind method gently swings the watches to mimic the natural movement of the wrist. Central power switches activate the winders, but each individual station can be turned off when not in use. The Avanti 9 is also equipped with two storage drawers for straps, tools or other timepieces. It is finished with Macassar veneer and genuine carbon fiber trim for an impressive cabinet.
Orbita has the perfect companion for your road trip so you can bring along your favorite timepiece. The Voyager is a cylindrically shaped carrier that uses Orbita’s unique mounting system found on the brand’s Futura winders. Take it out of the cylinder and stand it on your night table or desk, put the watch in and push a button. The winder’s gear motor is powered by either four AAA batteries concealed in the base, or by using the supplied AC/DC adapter. Both the base and the stainless steel mounting cylinder fit securely into the easy-to-carry, suede-lined leather case.
Wolf 1834: Churchill Watch Winder Safe
WOLF offers customers something special in its Churchill Collection of safes. This series allows the customer to fully customize their own safe, opting for between zero and 32 winders per safe, and offering a choice of leather exterior, a special wood, or other options for each winder. This WOLF watch winder safe features four rows of winders to effectively keep 16 automatic watches properly powered. Finished in black Pebble leather with red stitching, this beautiful cabinet uses a Bluetooth user-controlled app for the user to properly set the winders for anywhere from 1 to 1,999 turns/day depending on the needs of the watch. The safe has a patented lock-in cuff design and features a nubuck leather interior. There is additional watch storage thanks to a host of drawers. Each winder can also be completely customized by the consumer.
Wolf 1834: Churchill Watch Winder Safe
Again, part of the bespoke Churchill Collection, this handmade precision winder features a patented winding device that counts the rotations to ensure proper care of your watches. Backed by a two-year warranty, this beautiful safe/winder can be clad in any wood of choice. This one is in Ebony Macassar veneer. Customers can select finishes, number of watch winders per safe, and more. Each watch winder can be individually programed by the user, via a Bluetooth device, to rotate from 1 to 1,999 times/day. The owner can also set winding direction, including clockwise, counter clockwise and bi-directional. The patented lock-in cuff design and nubuck leather interior makes this a safe you may never want to close.