We first saw this watch at the La Montre Hermès stand at BaselWorld this year, where it was an unqualified success. Its appeal though, grows on you over time.
Cased in titanium, this watch features the thinnest manual winding minute repeater movement (3.12mm thick) in the world.
At 5.60mm thick the new Altiplano is the thinnest in its dazzling class so once again, watchmaker and jeweler Piaget crowns itself king of thin chic.
Swiss watch firm Richard Mille made waves with the RM 016 Ultra Thin model in 2010 and the company is stirring things up for 2016 with the RM 67-01 Automatic Extra Flat. Now this new model, a pre-SIHH release, is based off the RM 010 so collectors will be familiar
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 […]