The perfectly crafted RM 52-06 tourbillon leaves it to the wearer to decide what its mysterious mask represents.
Channelling a bold redesign of the movement, dial and case, the Gravity Equal Force signals the launch of the System 78 collection of innovative timepieces at competitive price points.
Skulls and grandes complications make happy bedfellows at Speake-Marin, in a tourbillon minute-repeater with carillon strike. An animation on the dial reminds us that love endures beyond the grave.
Sporting by day, sophisticated by night, who's to say a man should be true to one watch only? Evidently not the makers, who cater to a gentleman's ever-changing moods with products that are ready for adventure or will complement his cufflinks. Be spoiled for choice at SIHH.
Twenty years ago, Michel Parmigiani, a man who has made restoration an art form, set up his own brand. One whose Senfine movement promises a "historic" new departure for watchmaking.
Fusée-and-chain transmission, tourbillon, chronograph, rattrapante and perpetual calendar… The Tourbograph Perpetual "Pour le Mérite" brilliantly associates five complications and takes classic Fine Watchmaking to its pinnacle.
Complications are, for watchmakers, a means of expressing their mechanical ingenuity and sense of innovation. Despite an economic climate that inspires prudence, a good many Maisons have chosen to shun simplicity. A round-up of what's on show at SIHH.