Latest posts with tags "2014 sihh"

Blue Moon: Rotonde de Cartier Earth & Moon

Dec 13, 2013 / World of Watches (WOW)

  The other traditional complication that Cartier had completely rethought is the moon phase display. Imagine, once again, this complication and you will imagine a crescent-shaped window with a rotating disc with a little picture of the moon inside. But Cartier’s new moon phase watch cannot be more different. In fact, at just one glance, […]


Perfectly Perpetual: Rotonde de Cartier AstroCalendaire

Dec 13, 2013 / World of Watches (WOW)

  As it uses neither sub-dials nor apertures, this stunning timepiece turned the traditional perpetual calendar layout on its head and went for a central display of the calendar, yielding a unique three-dimensional aesthetic. Encircling the flying tourbillon, the day, month and date indications are, as a matter of fact, layers of movement bridges one […]


Side Line: Piaget Altiplano 38mm 900P

Dec 12, 2013 / World of Watches (WOW)

If you’re a watchmaker, ultra-thin is horological utopia, a perpetual quest, for there’s no knowing exactly what the limit is until you define it. Short of disappearing altogether, the slimmer a mechanical watch is, the more technically challenging it is to make it. And Piaget knows exactly where and how to draw the line. Just […]


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