The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Time Zone indicates the time at home and in another time zone at a glance. Fifteen years after its launch, it returns with a new manufacture calibre, ring-shaped day/night indicators for easy legibility, and a new daylight saving time indicator.
In 2019 and for the first time in the history of aviation, two British pilots circumnavigated the globe in a Spitfire. The main partner of the “Silver Spitfire - The Longest Flight” expedition, IWC has created a pilot’s watch in honour of this record-breaking flight.
The Swiss watch industry came out of 2018 on a high, catching up exports to post a 6.3% rise at CHF 21.2 billion. However, figures indicate that growth peaked during the first six months and that the current slowdown will continue into 2019.
The latest collaboration between French artist Richard Orlinski and Hublot takes the shape of a Classic Fusion Tourbillon 5-Day Power Reserve, distinguished by its bevelled contours and structured mechanics. Presented in sapphire, King Gold or ceramic.
For the 20th anniversary of the Tourbillon Souverain with remontoir d’égalité, François-Paul Journe presents a vertical tourbillon which maintains the same amplitude, regardless of the watch's position.
After a first series, last September, of limited editions in the Aquaracer and Monaco collections, three new Carrera models are given the carbon treatment.
The Bucherer Blue Editions collection is joined by Roger Dubuis, with two models getting the special blue shade. The Aventador S, in partnership with Lamborghini, has been given a unique Blu Kairos colour.
The outturn for watch industry exports in 2018 was in line with forecasts. The steady pace of growth early in the year saw a decline from the summer onwards, due to a less favourable base effect, but remained positive overall.