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The equation of time complication shows the difference between mean and true solar time. The Marine Equation Marchante 5887 makes this difference instantly readable by simultaneously showing solar and civil time. This innovation is joined by a perpetual calendar and a tourbillon.
All is revealed with the Octo Tourbillon Sapphire, which sheds light on the mechanical complexity of its movement. A spectacular new interpretation of the octagon's pure form.
If it's true that behind every great man, there is a great woman, Baselworld 2017 showed that there is a woman behind every watchmaker too, particularly now brands have realised the potential of a demographic that is just as appreciate of a bi-axial tourbillon as a skeleton movement.
"Designed by Ferrari, crafted by Hublot" is the principle behind the new Techframe Ferrari 70 Years Tourbillon Chronograph. It comes as three versions – King Gold, PEEK carbon or titanium – with 70 of each.
As any watch fan knows, as from today it's all eyes on Basel. With just hours to go before doors officially open, check out our Baselworld Briefing and ten of the new releases on show at this year's fair, with Armin Strom, Breguet, Bulgari, Chanel, Greubel Forsey, Haldimann, Hublot, HYT, Louis Vuitton and TAG Heuer.
Five thousand years ago, in Santiago del Estero in Argentina, a rare ferrous meteorite, rich in iron and nickel, fell to earth. This tiny fragment of the infinitely vast is now set at the heart of a unique watch: the DB28 Kind of Blue Tourbillon Meteorite.
An original time display on twelve rotating cubes, a central flying tourbillon and nuances of blue add up to the new Escale Spin Time Tourbillon Central Blue. The wheels of time keep turning.
Christiaan Huygens foresaw it. Antide Janvier and Abraham-Louis Breguet made it happen. Resonance is a well-known phenomenon of physics, but only a handful of modern watchmakers have succeeded in applying it to their movements.
Launched with the third millennium and revisited for the 100th anniversary of the tonneau form, the Malte collection testifies to the technical expertise and creative aesthetics associated with Vacheron Constantin. With it, the Manufacture expresses the different facets of its art to outstanding effect, particularly when embracing the demands of its form completely.