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The movement, function, metal and craftsmanship that make these the must-have watches
by 08 November 2011

A. Lange & Söhne - L901

A. Lange & Söhne
showcases its heritage as a pocket watchmaker with beautiful details on this movement. Every ruby red jewel is set with gold chaton and blued screws to create a sophisticated and elegant craftsmanship.

 

Audemars Piguet - Millenary 4101

The new Millenary 4101 watch showcases its movement on the face of the dial, similar to the Millenary Deadbeat Seconds. The self-winding Calibre 4101 has been painstakingly designed, produced and decorated in-house by Audemars Piguet.



 

Breguet - Hora Mundi Ref. 5717

This is the world’s first watch to display the times in two cities and day/night display with just the press of one button. After three years of research and development, Breguet has four world time function patents application. With three vivid depictions of the Americas, Europe and Asia to choose from, the dial has stunning craftsmanship and is a perfect reflection of Breguet’s unrelenting pursuit of fine aesthetics.

Cartier - Rotonde de Cartier Astrorégulateur

Cartier
, after five years of research and development, has come up with an ingenious movement: the Calibre 9800 MC, where the rotor holds the secret behind the precision of time measurement. Fitted with the escapement, this unique rotor moves at a constant speed, thanks to an innovative system invented by Cartier. This movement - hand-finished, individually numbered, with the Cotes de Genève decoration – powers the 50-piece limited edition watch.

IWC - Portofino Hand-wound 8 Days

IWC Schaffhausen joined forces with the Italian shoe brand Santoni to create luxurious leather straps for the Portofino Hand-wound Eight Days watch. Santoni's handmade footwear guarantees style and comfort, and now you can have the same quality leather on this Portofino – the perfect marriage between the know-how of Swiss watchmaking and Italian craftsmanship.

Montblanc - Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph Anniversary Edition

Montblanc
fêtes the 190th birthday of the chronograph. Invented by Nicolas Rieussec in the 19th century, the concept behind the world's first "time writer" (where "chronos" means time and "graphein" means write) has not changed. The Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph Anniversary Edition has an innovative dial design, and the user- friendly calibre MB R110 allows bi-directional settings.

 

Chanel - J12 Chromatic

The new 38-millimetre J12 Chromatic quartz watch, made of an innovative material that combines titanium and ceramic, is light and extremely durable at the same time. Diamonds are set in the bezel for in this contemporary and elegant collection with new references every year that become instant classics.





 

H. Moser & Cie - Perpetual Calendar Golden Edition

H. Moser & Cie's limited Golden Edition perpetual calendar timepiece with a movement made of 18-carat gold. The brand introduced advanced technology to increase the hardness of the gold, using it in movement components such as the base plate and bridges. These parts are hand-finished and polished like jewellery. With such a highly decorated movement incorporating wonderful mechanisms, this is definitely a collectible piece for connoisseurs.
 

Rolex - Yacht Master II

Blue and pink - the new Yacht Master has never been so colourful. The watch case and bracelet are made of Everose Rolesor, a combination of 904L stainless steel superalloy and 18-carat Everose gold. The easily programmable countdown function with mechanical memory ensures you will have a great start at your next regatta.


 

Jaeger-LeCoultre - Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin

Jaeger-LeCoultre
celebrates the 80th anniversary of its Reverso collection with the beautiful new Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin, which seamlessly combines the brand’s heritage and design know-how.








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