PERRELET

Perrelet is a Swiss watch brand, associated with Abraham-Louis Perrelet who in the 18th century invented a pocket watch mechanism that today can be found in wristwatches. Perrelet as a watch brand was acquired by Miguel Rodriguez (Festina Group) and since then has begun promoting its timepieces with a marketing campaign that draws a line from the the 18th century heritage to modern timepieces. Among the more popular Perrelet men's watches are the Perrelet Double Rotor, Perrelet Class-T, Perrelet Chronograph, Perrelet Classic. The Perrelet women's watches collection includes Perrelet Double Rotor ladies, Perrelet Classic ladies. Perrelet watches for sale and Perrelet watches prices can be found at certified retailers. The Perrelet Turbine watch, Perrelet Seacraft and Perrelet First Class are included in our watch database among many other similar timepieces, all with Perrelet watches prices. Our coverage includes Perrelet watch news, blog posts, updates and other posts about Perrelet watches as well as Perrelet watch infos. Perrelet watches are available globally.

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Our content section covers the most popular Perrelet watches, new Perrelet watches, the best Perrelet watches in the world and also look at the best Perrelet watch reviews to help you find the perfect watch for you. Read our posts about top rated Perrelet watches and the best Perrelet watches reviews and make sure to also narrow your search down by date, for example by looking for the best Perrelet watch 2014 or top 10 Perrelet watches 2013 and popular Perrelet watches 2015 – or even new Perrelet watches rumored to be launched in 2016. We will help you answer the questions: what is the best Perrelet watch, what are the top rated Perrelet watches? Even for collectors it sometimes can be difficult to decide on the coolest Perrelet watch or even the best Perrelet watch in the world. That’s why WatchTime covers many timepieces, on our database and the blog, news or reviews section. There you will find men’s Perrelet watches and women’s Perrelet watches as well as the best Perrelet watches for men and the best Perrelet watches for women. For budget conscious aficionados we also look into more affordable Perrelet watches and and address the all-important issue of what is the best Perrelet watch for the money and what are the best Perrelet watches values one can expect. Don’t be discouraged if you need more time than expected to find the right watch, head back to WatchTime frequently to not miss any of our top ten Perrelet watches news, top rated Perrelet watches reviews or best new Perrelet watches blog posts.

Blackout: 17 Black-on-Black Watches

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Blue-on-blue isn't the only popular watch-color trend of recent years. "All-black" watches, with ebony-colored cases, dials, and straps, have also remained popular. Nearly every watch brand, from mass-market and inexpensive to pricey and high-end, now makes at least one black-on-black model. Here are 17 watches that, like Johnny Cash and goth teens, are clad in black from top to bottom. … [Read more...]

If You’ve Got a Boat, Regatta Watch: 5 Yachting Watches

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Regatta season is in full swing during the summer months, and several purveyors of luxury watches have developed timepieces specifically suited for competitive sailing and other nautical activities, often with some version of the all-important regatta countdown function. Here we run down five yachting and regatta watches and reveal why they're ideal companions out on the waves. … [Read more...]

Kicking Off JCK/Couture 2014: 6 Las Vegas Watches for High Rollers

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WatchTime returns to Las Vegas this week for the JCK 2014 and Couture 2014 watch and jewelry shows, starting on Thursday, May 29. As a preview to our live coverage of new watches at the show, we're re-presenting last year's list of luxury watches that evoke the spirit of Las Vegas. Check out these six watches inspired by Sin City and its games of chance, including some watches that double as functioning games themselves. … [Read more...]

5 Skull Watches We Can’t Get Out of Our Heads

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Many watch brands have at least one skeleton watch in their collection, but only a few have actually introduced skull watches — timepieces with skulls on their dials, some with a horological headbone actually incorporated into the movement itself. Here are five recent examples of these skull watches that we can't seem to get out of our heads. … [Read more...]

Around the Web: Babe Ruth’s Watch, Erotic Timepieces in Demand, CIA Watches, and More

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Welcome to this week’s installment of “Around the Web”. As always, WatchTime social media maven Alan Loren updates watch aficionados with what we thought were some of the most interesting watch-related stories and news tidbits of the past weeks, culled from the websites of your favorite brands as well as popular watch blogs and other media. Here’s what caught our  eye this week. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s November-December Issue is On Sale Now!

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The November-December issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and on Nook, Kindle, and the WatchTime app for iOS and Android), featuring an exclusive watch test of the Rolex Sky-Dweller, a compendium of Rolex's watch milestones, profiles of Oris and Vacheron Constantin, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]

Video: Perrelet Turbine Chronograph

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In WatchTime's November-December 2013 issue, on sale October 29, technical editor Mike Disher tests the Perrelet Turbine Chronograph. Take a look at this new Perrelet watch, and its double-rotor turbine dial, in motion in this video taken by the story's photographer, Robert Atkinson. … [Read more...]

Video: Touring the Perrelet Turbillon

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At Baselworld 2013, Perrelet added to its flagship Turbine collection of double-rotor timepieces with the line's first tourbillon watch — in this case, cleverly spelled "Turbillon." The new watch is among the 60+ new watches covered in our September-October issue, on sale August 27. Click here for a video showing the Turbillon and its spinning rotor blades in action. … [Read more...]

Graham Chronofighter 1695 Erotic

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"Business in the front, party in the back" is the motto of a certain type of dated and much-maligned hairstyle, but it could also apply to this week's Watch to Watch, the Graham 1695 Chronofighter Erotic, a limited edition that features the brand's classical chronograph dial under the crystal and intricate engravings of erotic art scenes on the caseback. … [Read more...]

Couture Watch and Jewelry Show Opens in Las Vegas

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With Baselworld barely in the rearview mirror, watch brands and those of us who cover them made the pilgrimage this week to the annual watch and jewelry fairs in Las Vegas. The first of them, called Couture, kicked off yesterday at the Wynn Hotel and Casino. Below you'll find some photos and brief descriptions of several of the timepieces, some of which were not unveiled in Basel, that I saw at the show. … [Read more...]

Video: Perrelet Introduces the Turbine XL

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Last year Perrelet pumped up its iconic (and patented) double-rotor design with the Turbine, a distinctive 44mm re-imagining that transformed the dial-side rotor into a spinning 12-bladed titanium dynamo. Not one to rest on its laurels, for 2010 Perrelet launches the new 50mm Turbine XL. Click here for photos of the Turbine XL. Click below to start the video... Receive all the news, features and reviews from WatchTime for free! Sign up to our free weekly newsletter and get all the … [Read more...]

Baselworld Preview: Perrelet Turbine Chrono

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Perrelet launched its first Turbine wristwatch, with its dynamic, double-rotor movement that resembles an aircraft's turbine blades, in 2009. Since then, the company has introduced several variations on it, including dials inspired by the American flag and by erotic Japanese manga. This year, the Turbine gets its first complicated model, the Turbine Chrono. … [Read more...]

Video: Perrelet’s Turbine Dragon

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Perrelet’s newest Turbine watch is the Limited Edition Turbine Dragon. As with the other pieces in Perrelet’s Turbine double-rotor collection, such as the Turbine Toxic Special Edition and Turbine XL America Limited Edition, the spinning blades on the Turbine Dragon reveal an image on the dial when in motion. The dial bears the image of a dragon, commemorating the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac. The dragon is carved out of hand-painted Polynesian mother-of-pearl and is set in a … [Read more...]

Facetime November 24

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Welcome to another Facetime! We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. This week our selected readers are Joe O'Brien, Ira Tytel, John Dodenhoff, and Ryan Lenhardt. Thanks to everyone for the great pictures! … [Read more...]

Adults Only: Perrelet’s Erotic Dial Limited Editions

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The themes of Perrelet's previous limited-edition Turbine watches have ranged from patriotism to auto racing to the Chinese Year of the Dragon; its latest are targeted to more, shall we say, prurient interests: the Turbine Erotic collection, which feature decidedly adult illustrations behind the spinning, dial-side rotors. … [Read more...]

Perrelet Turbine Racing Series

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Perrelet's latest series of spinning turbine watches draws inspiration from race cars for the colorful Special Edition Turbine Racing collection. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s September-October Issue is On Sale Now!

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WatchTime’s September-October issue is on newsstands now, with tests of Rolex's new Explorer II and Breitling Transocean, an in-depth technical report on the Cartier ID Two concept watch, brand profiles of Ball Watch and Hanhart, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]

Perrelet Launches Alternance 10 In-House Movement

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Swiss watch manufacturer Perrelet has added its name to the growing list of manufacture brands with the introduction of an independently produced caliber, an automatic double-rotor movement called Alternance 10, or A10. … [Read more...]

Perrelet’s Turbine Dragon

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Perrelet's newest Turbine watch is the Limited Edition Turbine Dragon. The launch of this watch was celebrated on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at the Soho Grand in New York City along with fine jewelry retailer Magnolia Jewelers. Among the guests in attendance were Michael Goldstein, president of Perrelet North America, and William Wu of Magnolia Jewelers. … [Read more...]

Perrelet Releases Turbine Toxic Special Edition Timepiece

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Perrelet continues its unique series of spinning turbine watches with the Turbine Toxic Special Edition. This watch bears the image of a skull and crossbones, visible when the 12-blade wheel spins, and is powered by Perrelet's automatic P-331 Double Rotor movement. The men's version is set with 210 dia­monds (0.82 cts) and the ladies' variation with 155 dia­monds (0.59 cts). The watch comes in two sizes: Turbine XL, 50mm in diameter with rubber strap ($8,600) and Turbine XS, 41mm with … [Read more...]

Perrelet Turbine XL America Limited Edition

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Perrelet has recently made the decision to use its proprietary "turbine" double-rotor technology as the centerpiece of most of its flagship models, including a number of limited editions — like this piece we discovered for our "Salute to America" week, the Turbine XL America Limited Edition. As in Perrelet's other Turbine models, the 12-bladed, jet-engine-inspired rotor wheel from which the collection derives its name spins over the dial as it provides energy to the mainspring; in this … [Read more...]

2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part 1

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It's December, and you know what that means. It's time to look back. Have you been paying attention for the past 12 months? You knew there would be a quiz, right? Say goodbye to 2011 with this little test the focuses on some of the most (and least) important stories of the year. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Basel Preview: Perrelet Big Central Moonphase

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Perrelet’s latest timepiece places the moonphase display front and center and scales it up dramatically for maximum effect. Developed and manufactured by the group’s affiliate, MHVJ, (Manufacture horlogère Vallée de Joux). The Big Central Moonphase combines a striking appearance with precision. Find pricing and wallpaper inside. … [Read more...]

Perrelet Introduces the Turbine XL

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Last year Perrelet pumped up its iconic (and patented) double-rotor design with the Turbine, a distinctive 44mm re-imagining that transformed the dial-side rotor into a spinning 12-bladed titanium dynamo. Not one to rest on its laurels, for 2010 Perrelet launches the new 50mm Turbine XL. … [Read more...]

TIME TEST: It’s Automatic

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How much do you know about self-winding watches, past and present? Sharpen your pencil and set that cerebral rotor a’spinning. Answers, as usual, appear at the end. … [Read more...]

THE MAN BEHIND THE BRAND: Daniel JeanRichard

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(This is the first of a series of articles on historical watchmakers whose names have been revived as contemporary watch brands.) In 1986, Luigi (Gino) Macaluso, a Swiss watch distributor in Italy, bought the rights to the name Daniel JeanRichard from Lemania, the Swiss movement manufacturer. Daniel JeanRichard was not a watch brand. It is the name of a 17th century Swiss watchmaker, who was an extremely important, if obscure, figure in the development of the Swiss watch industry. … [Read more...]

TIME TEST: Famous Firsts

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The first month of a new decade: what better time to mull over other promising (albeit not always successful) beginnings? Test your knowledge of a dozen watch-world firsts (the answers are at the end). … [Read more...]

Speak Easy

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Not long ago, Lynn Miner, a reader of WatchTime magazine, wrote with a request: would we publish a guide on how to pronounce all those nettlesome watch-brand names? We hope the following brand list, with phonetic spellings on the right, helps Miner and tongue-twisted watch fans everywhere. … [Read more...]

New From Perrelet: Air, Sound, and Eternity

For 2009, Perrelet introduces two new watches and a limited edition set with two timepieces in a special case. The first new model, known as the Turbine, takes Perrelet’s double rotor design to a new level. The dial-side rotor is transformed into a 12 bladed titanium turbine that covers the whole of the dial. The turbine-inspired rotor spins beneath an outer ring bearing the luminous numbers. Luminous markers on the under dial accentuate the multi-dimensional effect. … [Read more...]