Vacheron Constantin enriches its Métiers d’Art The legend of the Chinese zodiac with the sign of the rat. Symbolizing a strong vitality and intelligence, it will take over from the pig at the Chinese New Year on January 20th 2020.
Articles on the subject: New Models
Baume & Mercier adds three new men's models to its Classima collection: a complete calendar, a dual time display and a small seconds that all reinforce the fine watchmaking character of this emblematic line.
The Reverso Tribute Tourbillon Duoface is the first time a flying tourbillon has joined Jaeger-LeCoultre's Duoface concept, whose reversible case pivots to display different time zones on its two dials.
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.