The manufacture presents a new perpetual calendar that displays the day, the date, and the month on a single line in an elongated aperture beneath 12 o'clock. To combine this unique feature with crisp legibility and high reliability, the designers developed a new self-winding movement.
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The “cloche” (bell) shape appeared in Cartier pieces in 1920. “Cloche de Cartier”, because, when placed horizontally, its outline is reminiscent of a service bell rung at a counter. Like many Cartier signature pieces, it has been named after its shape, made notable for the purity of its line and clear inspiration.
True to form, H. Moser & Cie.'s Endeavour Perpetual Moon Concept takes a minimalistic view of the moon-phase complication - in fact, one of the most precise "perpetual" moon phases on the market, deviating by just one day after 1,027 years. The steel version has a Vantablack® dial, the gold version a midnight blue fumé dial.
The Petite Heure Minute Smalta Clara is the first timepiece by Jaquet Droz to showcase plique-à-jour enamel. This complex technique, similar to stained glass, assembles different shapes in gold wire cells, with nothing supporting them underneath.
To celebrate the first decade of the American watch publication Hodinkee, Omega has made a 500-piece limited edition of its Omega Speedmaster that takes design cues from a 1990s day-date model.
MB&F and L'Epée 1839 present Grant, a more bellicose "little brother" for Melchior, Balthazar and Sherman. A cross between a Transformer and a tank (after which it's named), Grant is designed to stand upright, crouch or lay flat. Armed for duty, Grant clutches a grenade launcher in its right hand that is also a key to wind the eight days of power reserve.
The new Laureato 38mm and 34mm have arrived in a blaze of be-happy colour. Driven by quartz or mechanical automatic movements, they come in five shades, with the added allure of diamonds on the signature octagonal bezel.
The partnership signed between Porsche Motorsport and Chopard in 2014 hit a new high when Timo Bernhard set an all-time lap record on the legendary Nürburgring circuit at the wheel of his Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo. The German driver wore a Chopard Superfast Power Control Porsche 919 HF Edition.