The immaculate purity of time
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The absolute purity of Panerai’s design achieves an unprecedented and exclusive expression in the new gold pocket watches, two extremely elegant Special Editions of only 50 units each: the Pocket Watch 3 Days Oro Rosso (PAM00447) and the Pocket Watch 3 Days Oro Bianco (PAM00529).
With the special edition Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “50 Years Science for Galapagos”, limited to 500 watches, IWC honours the 50th anniversary of the Charles Darwin Research Station, a scientific institutionset up by the Charles Darwin Foundation on the Galapagos Islands. The Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Galapagos Islands”, with identical technology, is an expression of IWC’s commitment to the threatened archipelago. For the first time ever, this special edition is equipped with an IWC-manufactured movement. Both watches are powered by the in-house 89365 calibre and come with an attractive black rubber coating.
The 1815 TOURBILLON with stop-seconds mechanism and ZERO-RESET
Through its new creations, Vacheron Constantin weaves subtle ties between two worlds that evolved in similar ways in the late 19th century: architecture and watchmaking. Based on one of the stellar in-house movements, Calibre 4400, this sculptural work with its airy, transparent and finely arched construction exalting the art of openworking vividly evokes the large European railway stations symbolising the golden age of the industrial revolution. The engraver’s technique is reinvented to resemble that of the sculptor, revealing fascinating light effects conveyed through a three-dimensional architecture enhanced by another artistic craft: that of Grand Feu enamelling.
An absolute concentration of power and urban chic, this latest addition to the Clifton collection by Baume & Mercier, is a self-winding chronograph, and reveals its full potential when confronted with the trials of everyday life. Its understated, dynamic design is an expression of the strength of character of the person wearing it.
Pale mint green — such is the bewitching and enigmatic color that adorns the dials of a masculine as well as a feminine execution of the Tonda Metro.
For the SIHH 2014, the Maison is unveiling four new Midnight Constellations models. Different winged creatures – Pegasus, Phoenix, Gallus and Aquila – are depicted in this set of timepieces for men.