2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the Aquanaut, a Patek Philippe sports watch which, despite its pedigree and fabulous design, remains in the shadow of the legendary Nautilus, and continues to divide hardcore fans of the brand.
A watch with a slide rule is a rare beast, made by only a handful of brands and intended for a specialist audience. As interest in professional tool watches grows, it's worth reminding ourselves how these mechanical calculators work, and why they were so important in the pre-digital age.
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The Royal Oak is a codeword for luxury steel watch. From the screws on its octagonal bezel to the tapisserie dial and integrated bracelet, the identity of this 1972 design has proved so powerful it now defines a collection that has become a brand in its own right.
The Lange 1 symbolises the reawakening of A. Lange & Söhne, a Manufacture that is rooted in Saxon watchmaking tradition yet remains remarkably modern. It promised new hope when it was revealed in 1994; a promise it has more than kept.
These twenty-six mechanical marvels line up in front of photographer Laziz Hamani's camera. Their undeniable star quality shines through in the resulting images, shown here.
Prior to the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveil three new editions that pay tribute to its iconic Art Deco Reverso design.