Latest posts with tags "2014 novelty"

Chain Blinger: Panerai Pocket Watch 3 Days PAM447

Feb 18, 2014 / World of Watches (WOW)

Finally. A Panerai pocket watch for Radiomir die-hards. This very special timepiece truly allows one to admire the new and improved cusp-shaped case of the Radiomir re-introduced in 2012. Obviously the classic wire loop strap attachments were omitted. In their place we find a single gold bow arched over the winding conical crown, and attached […]

Crystal Clear: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Minute Repeater Flying Tourbillon

Feb 17, 2014 / World of Watches (WOW)

  What you’re looking at is the world’s thinnest, make that the world’s only, ultra-thin minute repeater flying tourbillon. Indeed, any kind of ultra-thin high complication is a veritable feat but Jaeger-LeCoultre managed not just one but two of them in this sleek horological masterpiece. To achieve this, the manufacture invented a new tourbillon geometry […]

Heavenly Bodies: A Lange & Sohne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna

Feb 14, 2014 / World of Watches (WOW)

The undisputed star of A. Lange & Söhne’s 2014 collection, the Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna is remarkable on many levels. Beginning with its most obvious characteristics, it is the first Richard Lange model to feature a the signature Lange outsized date. Like the Richard Lange Tourbillon “Pour Le Mérite” of 2011, it also adopts […]

Metro Modernity: Parmigiani Tonda Metrographe

Jan 29, 2014 / World of Watches (WOW)

The simplest things are hardest to do, and watch connoisseurs tend to agree that a solid, honest-to-goodness chronograph watch can be a rather rare object to chance upon. Parmigiani’s latest timepiece, the Tonda Métrographe suits the modern man for whom drama can be found in the court room and battles, in the board room. Offering […]

Bizarre Hours: Richard Mille RM63-01 Dizzy Hands

Jan 28, 2014 / World of Watches (WOW)

  The automatic caliber RM 63-01 Dizzy Hands is an artistic creation realized as a mechanical timekeeper. It draws its inspiration from the first lines of a poem entitled Le Temps, written by Gérard de Nerval, a grand exponent of the French romantic tradition of his day: Le Temps ne surprend pas le sage ; […]

Flight Mode: Zenith Pilot D’Aeronef Type 20 GMT 1903

Jan 25, 2014 / World of Watches (WOW)

  A cult watch among collectors, the Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 played a key role in the burgeoning airmail business, and was fitted as of 1939 on the instrument panels of a number of aircraft, such as the Caudron trainer planes used by the French airforce. What could be better than this aeronautical legend […]

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