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.
For its latest Legacy Machine, MB&F plays around with how the classic escapement is built. The result is a balance that appears to float above the dial, seemingly disconnected from any source of power.
Taking reference 6073 from 1956 as its cue, Vacheron Constantin has launched the Fiftysix collection with a first salvo of three watches. They include this day-date model with its appealing modern-retro style.
Hard stones return to Piaget with this new edition of the Altiplano Tourbillon, its dial a skilful marquetry of malachite or lapis-lazuli.
The H²O continues to track time using fluid mechanics, under a sapphire crystal dome that is as pristine and perfectly transparent as a piece of lab equipment.
The Endeavour Flying Hours is the first watch from H. Moser & Cie to show the time using a satellite system of discs, without straying from the clean aesthetic for which the brand is known.
Cartier has imagined this watch as a fleeting image, glimpsed then gone. A twist of the wrist and a multitude of tiny gold beads appear on the dial where they form a stylised panther. Another twist, and the feline disappears.