Marine Équation Marchante 5887 by Breguet

Breguet Marine Equation Marchante 5887

The Marine Équation Marchante 5887 by Breguet is an unusual timepiece in many ways. Its appearance is part that of a sophisticated complication watch, part classic Breguet, and part sports watch. It is 43.9 mm in diameter, about 11.5 mm thick, in platinum or rose gold, and it has a water resistance of 100 metres,…

Patek Philippe 5270R Perpetual Calendar Chronograph

Patek Philippe 5270R Perpetual Calendar Chronograph

The Patek Philippe 5270R Perpetual Calendar Chronograph combines two classic watch complications into a single timepiece that privileges clarity on the dial. Most Patek Philippe watches reflect the idea of a practical timepiece, but this is something of an exception because the date subdial interrupts two of the three chapter rings, the seconds scale, and…

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Chrono

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Chrono in platinum

The L.U.C Perpetual Chrono by Chopard is a watch that the brand already had in its range, with versions in white and pink gold with dark grey dial released last year. For 2017, a new limited edition in platinum has been presented, with an on-trend blue dial. Why is blue so popular? It has dominated…

Chopard L.U.C Lunar One

Chopard L.U.C Lunar One

The L.U.C Lunar One by Chopard was first presented in 2005 in gold-cased versions. This year, 2017, a new limited-edition version in platinum has been presented. A perpetual calendar with astronomical moon phase display, it is one of the watches at the top of the Chopard L.U.C range and has a platinum case. The new…

Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite by A. Lange & Söhne

A. Lange & Söhne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite

This complication watch, Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite, by A. Lange & Söhne has a fusée-and-chain constant force transmission, a tourbillon, a split-second chronograph, and a perpetual calendar. It completes the Pour le Mérite line of development: the Tourbillon Pour le Mérite was launched in 1994, the first wristwatch with both tourbillon and fusée-and-chain transmission, and…

Vacheron Constantin Patrimony perpetual calendar

Vacheron Constantin Patrimony perpetual calendar

The Patrimony perpetual calendar that Vacheron Constantin presented in 2017 is a new version of an existing watch – last year it was presented in platinum with silvered dial. All the calendar information is shown on three subdials, day of the week at 9 o’clock, date at 3 o’clock, month and leap year cycle at…

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Chrono

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Chrono

The L.U.C Perpetual Chrono by Chopard combines two complications, flyback chronograph and perpetual calendar. Its looks are dominated by the orbital moon phase display with its blue background, contrasting with the dark grey ruthenium-plated dial. The continuous seconds hand is on the moon phase subdial. The two subdials above are nicely organized to show two…

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin

The L.U.C Perpetual Twin by Chopard is a chronometer-certified perpetual calendar in steel. It has a logical and legible dial layout. The Twin in the name refers to the twin barrels connected in series providing a 58-hour power reserve. The stainless steel case is 43 mm in diameter, 11.47 mm thick, with the standard 3…

Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300

Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300

This is the production version of the Grandmaster Chime 5175 that Patek Philippe presented for its 175th anniversary in 2014. That piece was a limited edition of seven pieces, six sold to collectors, and one that will one day be on show at the Patek Philippe Museum. The version presented this year is not a…

Bovet 1822 Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso VII

There is a lot of content in this watch. It has two faces, with time indications on both, a perpetual calendar on one side, and power reserve on the other. The continuous seconds indicator, on a 20-second scale with three hands, can be seen correctly on both sides by virtue of the coaxial seconds carriage…