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Baselworld 2014: 5 New Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronographs

Patek Philippe 5951P

In addition to its new Annual Calendar Chrono and Nautilus Travel Time Chrono (details here), Patek Philippe has also launched several line extensions of references with chronograph/perpetual calendar complications, which we saw today at Baselworld 2014. … [Read more...]

Basel 2014 Preview: 3 New Watches from Carl F. Bucherer, Speake-Marin, and Ulysse Nardin

Ulysse Nardin Perpetual

As we continue the countdown to Baselworld 2014, we present three more watches making their worldwide debuts at the fair — two new perpetual calendar watches from Carl F. Bucherer and Ulysse Nardin and the first-ever chronograph from Britain's Peter Speake-Marin. … [Read more...]

Video: A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna

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The A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna was one of the most talked-about new timepieces at SIHH 2014. (Click here to read technical editor Mike Disher's first impressions of the watch.) The Terraluna combines a sophisticated orbital moon-phase display with a perpetual calendar featuring Lange's traditional outsize date, and also boasts a 14-day power reserve and … [Read more...]

Five Affordable Luxury Watches from SIHH 2014

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At the big watch shows, the brands tend to promote their halo products – the ones with all the bells and whistles, and the highest prices. These products also tend to grab the headlines because, let’s face it, “three-hand watch” is not as sexy as “triple titanium tourbillon.”  However in the real world, most of us will not purchase the triple tourbillon. Fortunately for those of us … [Read more...]

Pre-SIHH: 3 New Cartier Men’s Watches

Cartier RDC Earth & Moon

The previews of new luxury watches debuting at the SIHH watch salon in Geneva this January continue to roll in. Our "Watch Insider" Alexander Linz has already shown you one of the new Cartier watches for men premiering at SIHH, the Cartier Calibre de Cartier Diver. Now we reveal three more new men's Cartier watches. … [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 Insider Previews the Jaquet Droz Perpetual Calendar Éclipse

Jaquet Droz Perpetual Calendar Eclipse

The new Perpetual Calendar Éclipse by Jaquet Droz, available in two dial colors, showcases the brand's distinctive moon-phase display. In this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I list the attributes of this new timepiece, which is crafted in Jaquet Droz's ancestral home of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. … [Read more...]

Watch Review: Ulysse Nardin GMT Perpetual

Ulysse Nardin GMT Perpetual

The latest in our end-of-year series on calendar watches, excerpted from a feature in WatchTime’s December 2010 issue, is our review of the Ulysse Nardin GMT Perpetual, which combines a perpetual calendar with a second time zone. Click here to read the article and see original photos by Nik Schölzel. … [Read more...]

Watch Review: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

Continuing our end-of-year series on calendar watches, excerpted from a feature in WatchTime's December 2010 issue, we present a review of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar, with original photos by Nik Schölzel. … [Read more...]

Watch Review: IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month

IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month

Two weeks ago, we presented a review of Omega's DeVille Hour Vision Annual Calendar watch. This week, as we get closer to the time of year for purchasing a new calendar, we present another review of a calendar watch from WatchTime’s December 2010 issue — the IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month, with original photos by Nik Schölzel. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider Reviews IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition “Le Petit Prince”

IWC Big Pilot Perpetual Calendar Le Petit Prince

Recently I had the opportunity to get my hands on one of the most remarkable IWC watches of the last few years, the limited "Petit Prince" edition of IWC Big Pilot's Watch Perpetual Calendar, introduced at the Hong Kong "Watches and Wonders" fair. In this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I provide a review and original photos. … [Read more...]

Bonus Photos: IWC Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month

IWC Ingenieur Perp Calendar Chrono

WatchTime's July-August 2013 issue, on sale next week, features our exclusive test of the new IWC Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month, written by Mike Disher and photographed by Robert Atkinson. We were so happy with Robert's photos, we've decided to put together a slideshow of the outtakes that we couldn't fit into the print edition. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Perpetual Calendar Chronograph

Cartier Rotonde de Cartier QP Chronograph front

Cartier's ultra-complicated Rotonde de Cartier Double Mystery Tourbillon stole the show at this year's SIHH (a detailed report on that model appears in our current issue), but Cartier, as per usual, released a slew of other new timepieces as well. Not to be overlooked is the Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Perpetual Calendar Chronograph, the first timepiece in the Rotonde de Cartier family to combine … [Read more...]

F.P. Journe Releases Octa Perpetual Calendar

F.P. Journe Quantieme Perpetuel two-shot

Independent watchmaker Francois-Paul Journe has added a ninth model to his eponymous brand's Octa collection, called the F.P. Journe Quantième Perpétuel, a perpetual calendar timepiece with an instantaneous jump function. The watch, which will be limited to 900 pieces, made its debut in Geneva during the SIHH and GTE watch fairs. … [Read more...]

SIHH Preview: Piaget Unveils its First Minute Repeater

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Piaget has announced the launch of its first minute repeater timepiece, set to debut at next month's SIHH watch fair in Geneva. In the brand's tradition of historically thin watches and mechanical movements, the new watch sets another record for slenderness in its category: only 4.8 mm thick for the caliber and only 9.4 mm for the case. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: A Cavalcade of Calendars

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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...]

Gearing Up for SIHH 2013: IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Racer

IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Racer

News of new watch launches at next month's SIHH watch fair in Geneva continues to trickle into WatchTime's offices, the latest from IWC Schaffhausen. Last year, IWC focused on expanding and revamping its Pilot's Watch collection. It appears that in 2013, it will be the brand's sporty Ingenieur collection in the spotlight, starting with the new Ingenieur Chronograph Racer. … [Read more...]

SIHH 2013 Preview: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication

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This year, Audemars Piguet celebrated the 40th anniversary of the original Royal Oak. Next year marks two decades of the larger, sportier Royal Oak Offshore, and Audemars Piguet plans to commemorate the milestone with the release of the extremely limited Royal Oak Grande Complication. The watch makes its debut at the SIHH watch fair in January, but the company has offered a tantalizing glimpse of … [Read more...]

Cartier’s Crystal Ball: Inside the ID Two Concept Watch

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Cartier is rare among watch manufacturers because it releases concept watches that reveal its future plans for all to see. The latest concept, called ID Two, looks like something teleported to us from the year 2020. Click here to read WatchTime technical editor Mike Disher's report on the ID Two, along with a video animation of how it works. … [Read more...]

Pocket Full of Complications: Today’s Haute Horlogerie Pocketwatches

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Even though the wristwatch long ago supplanted it in popularity, the classical pocketwatch continues to soldier on as a novelty in the world of timepieces, beloved by some collectors for their old-school appeal and large, decorative movements, and many of today's watch brands have used the style to express not only their historical cachet but also their horological expertise. Here we shine the … [Read more...]