The art of transforming the glittering towers and glassy spires of a buzzing metropolis into a recognisable watch design is no mean feat. Extravagant and irreverent, the Excalibur Blacklight is an ode to vibrant cites like Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing at the height of their nightly splendour.
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This year sees the 100th anniversary of the invention of the flying tourbillon by Glashütte master watchmaker Alfred Helwig. In his honour, Glashütte Original presents the Alfred Helwig Tourbillon 1920 – Limited Edition with the tourbillon on the reverse of the movement.
First appearing in 1993, the Médor Rock secret watch by Hermès is back in three new Very Small Model versions. The dial is hidden under a pyramid stud with a mirror-polished or lacquered finish and a diamond option. All three interpretations come on a triple tour strap.
For those intending to celebrate World Kissing Day on July 6th, Glashütte Original presents a new version of its PanoMatic Luna with a generous sprinkling of diamonds and rubies. A mechanical movement beats inside.
In 2016 Bovet unveiled the Récital 18 Shooting Star tourbillon with its distinctive asymmetrical case. This was followed, a year later, by the Récital 20 Astérium, which combined the new case design with intuitive astronomical displays. The Récital 22 Grand Récital tourbillon now completes this extraordinary trilogy.
The third Blancpain Ocean Commitment, coinciding with World Oceans Day, is a new Fifty Fathoms proposed as a 250-piece limited edition. A donation from sales of CHF 250,000 will go to support ocean preservation.
The biggest classic car race in the world, partnered by Richard Mille ever since it started in 2002, takes place July 6 to 8. What a fantastic setting for the brand to unveil the RM 11-03 Le Mans Classic, in the company of Sébastien Loeb, Felipe Massa and McLaren.
Luminosity is at the heart of the latest creation from Urwerk. The time display, left visible by the cover that locks over the trademark satellite hours, gives off a green glow, hence the Kryptonite name. Guaranteed danger-free.