Annual Calendar

Annual calendar watch news, blog posts, updates and other posts about annual calendar watches as well as annual calendar watch infos. Annual calendar watches are available in many stores globally.

Baselworld 2014: New Watches From Patek Philippe (Updated with Live Photos)

Patek Philippe Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph

It's Press Day at Baselworld 2014, and Patek Philippe has unveiled two new chronograph watches in steel cases, the Annual Calendar Chronograph, and the Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph (prices are included). … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 8 Calendar Watches

Breitling Montbrillant Olympus

Throughout the holiday season, we've been featuring reviews of various types of calendar watches, culled from a feature in our December 2010 issue. We thought you might appreciate having access to Nik Schölzel's original photos of all seven of those watches from the original story, now available as wallpaper images for your desktop. … [Read more...]

Watch Review: Patek Philippe Ref. 5146 Annual Calendar

Patek Philippe Ref. 5146 Annual Calendar

As we enter the holiday season and approach the start of a new year, we continue our series of reviews on calendar watches, excerpted from a feature in WatchTime’s December 2010 issue. This week we feature Patek Philippe's annual calendar watch with moon-phase, Ref. 5146; original photos are by WatchTime's Nik Schölzel. … [Read more...]

Watch Review: Omega DeVille Hour Vision Annual Calendar

Omega De Ville Hour Vision Annual Calendar

The calendar is the most popular watch complication by far, and in WatchTime's December 2010 issue, we reviewed a number of watches with various types of calendars. One of them was the Omega De Ville Hour Vision Annual Calendar, which needs resetting just once per year. For our analysis and results, along with original photos by Nik Schölzel, click here. … [Read more...]

Video: Mastering the Rolex Sky Dweller

Rolex Sky-Dweller white gold profile

In the past half-century, since it launched its GMT Master, Rolex has brought out just one new complication: the Yacht-Master II, in 2007, which has a countdown yacht timer. This year it’s launching another, the Sky-Dweller, equipped with both a second time zone and an annual calendar. Thanks to its innovative movement, and the fact that Rolex launches so few complications, the Sky-Dweller was … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: A Cavalcade of Calendars

Patek Philippe Ref. 5940J

It's the holiday season, the time for giving and receiving gifts — and accumulating next year's calendars for your home and office walls. How about some great horological calendars to decorate your desktop? Click here to download beautiful images of calendar timepieces from some of the top haute horlogerie watch brands. … [Read more...]

Annual Check-Up: Testing A. Lange & Söhne’s Saxonia Annual Calendar

A. Lange & Soehne Saxonia Annual Calendar front

WatchTime takes the pulse of A. Lange & Söhne's Saxonia Annual Calendar, the first such complication for the Glashütte-based luxury watch brand, in this Watch Test feature from our archives. Click here to read the results and to marvel at Nik Schölzel's gorgeous photos of the watch. … [Read more...]

Mastering the Rolex Sky Dweller (Video)

Rolex Sky-Dweller white gold

In the past half-century, since it launched its GMT Master, Rolex has brought out just one new complication: the Yacht-Master II, in 2007, which has a countdown yacht timer. This year it’s launching another, the Sky-Dweller, equipped with both a second time zone and an annual calendar (a calendar that automatically differentiates between months of 30 days and 31 days, and need be adjusted just … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe Ref. 5726 Nautilus Annual Calendar

Patek Philippe Ref. 5726 1A Annual Calendar white dial

Annual calendars were a popular complication among the new watches introduced at this year's Baselworld watch fair, and now Patek Philippe has introduced a new steel-bracelet version of the one from its luxury-sport Nautilus collection. (The first Nautilus Annual Calendar was launched in 2010 with a leather strap.) The Patek Philippe Reference 5726/1A Nautilus Annual Calendar, which has a steel … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Retrograde Annual Calendar

Parmigiani Fleurier's manufacturing team has created both hand-wound and automatic movements, including the perpetual calendar, tourbillons, an ultra-slim model, chronograph, the Bugatti and the Hemispheres, but an annual calendar was missing, until now. It appears in the Tonda collection in a case measuring 40mm in diameter. The new complication is based on the brand's PF 331 automatic … [Read more...]

Rotonde de Cartier Annual Calendar

At SIHH this week Cartier unveiled the new Rotonde de Cartier Annual Calendar with the all-new manufacture caliber 9908 MC. All indications are set via the crown, and the 45 mm case is available in white gold or pink gold. … [Read more...]

Zenith Annual Calendar

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Zenith's new Captain Winsor Annual Calendar brings together two notable watchmaking achievements: the elegantly simple annual calendar complication designed by Ludwig Oechslin, curator of the Musée International d’Horlogerie (MIH), and Zenith's famous 36,000 vph in-house El Primero chronograph. This piece marks the start of a collaboration between the MIH and the Manufacture Zenith. The … [Read more...]

Zenith Captain Winsor Annual Calendar Chronograph

Zenith's new Captain Winsor Annual Calendar brings together two notable watchmaking achievements: the elegantly simple annual calendar complication designed by Ludwig Oechslin, curator of the Musée International d’Horlogerie (MIH), and Zenith's famous 36,000 vph in-house El Primero chronograph. Find the details, along with pricing and wallpaper, inside. … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe Announces New GyromaxSi Balance and Updated Pulsomax Escapement; Endows Materials Chair

Patek Philippe today announced several developments related to the company's efforts in the areas of advanced materials and their chronometric uses. A new GyromaxSi balance in Silinvar and gold will be coupled with a newly-updated and improved Pulsomax escapement and put to work in new limited edition reference 5550P perpetual calendar Advanced Research timepieces. Patek has also endowed a … [Read more...]

Blancpain Villeret Annual Calendar GMT

At Baselworld this week, Blancpain presented its first annual calendar combined with the GMT function. The Villeret Annual Calendar GMT is equipped with the new in-house automatic calibre 6054F. Find pricing and wallpaper inside. … [Read more...]

Richard Mille RM 032 Automatic Chronograph Diver’s Watch

This newest Richard Mille creation is designed to go deep and to offer a range of functions along the way. While exploring the depths, you have at your disposal hours, minutes, seconds, 60-minute countdown, 12-hour totalizer and flyback chronograph, annual calendar with oversized date, and a month indicator. Find pricing and wallpaper inside. … [Read more...]

RM 011 DLC Titanium Black 50-Piece Limited Edition for the Richard Mille Boutique Beverly Hills

In recognition of the grand opening of the first Richard Mille boutique in the Americas, Richard Mille introduces a limited edition RM 011 created exclusively for sale in the flagship store. The RM 011--the iconic chronograph that Richard Mille designed in conjunction with Formula 1 racecar driver Felipe Massa—shows its dark side in the new RM 011 DLC Titanium BLACK. The new timepiece … [Read more...]

SIHH Preview: Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Ile Retrograde Annual Calendar

Vacheron Constantin's Quai de l’Ile collection offers contemporary design and a unique opportunity for owners to create their own distinctive example via a series of personalization options. For 2011, a new Retrograde Annual Calendar joins the collection, powered by the new Vacheron Constantin Calibre 2460 QRA automatic movement. … [Read more...]

Girard-Perregaux 1966 Annual Calendar and Equation of Time

The La Chaux-de-Fonds Manufacture has unveiled a white gold version of the annual calendar and equation of time from its Girard-Perregaux 1966 collection. This model incorporates a useful annual calendar that takes account of the lengths of the months, save February. Also on board is an equation of time, indicating the difference between the true solar time and the mean time, or meridian time. … [Read more...]

Girard-Perregaux Creates Ermenegildo Zegna Centennial Limited Edition

2010 marks the Centennial year of Ermenegildo Zegna, one of Italy’s longest standing family-driven enterprises. Four generations of the Zegna family have directed the company’s activities and created a global brand with stores in eighty six countries. To celebrate this anniversary, Zegna is launching a limited edition watch created by Girard-Perregaux. The edition is limited to 100 pieces, … [Read more...]