Grand Complication

Patek Philippe 5204R-011 Split-Seconds Chronograph with Perpetual Calendar

Geneva-based manufacturer Patek Philippe is presenting three chronographs, each with a further complication. The house is showing the 5905/1A-001, a flyback chronograph with an annual calendar. In addition, the 5930P-001, a chronograph with a world time function. In this article,…

A Closer Look: Rosy Dreams With Patek Philippe References 5270P And 5372P

Salmon are impressive fish, facing a substantial amount of danger throughout their lives. This “danger” applies primarily to the fact that they are on the menu for a broad variety of animals along the food chain. After all, salmon aren’t…

Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711/1A-010 and 16 Other Models To Be Discontinued

Patek Philippe is discontinuing several models, including the Nautilus 5711/1A-010. Jewellers and authorised retailers are receiving a “run-out” list, naming the models soon to be discontinued. In addition to the Nautilus, two Grandes Complications and two models from the Complications…

Patek Philippe 5370P-011 – The New Split-Seconds Chronograph in Blue

For means of being transparent, this article must start with a confession: the author of this story is not exactly unbiased. Blue, in all its many shades, is his colour – starting with his admiring view of the oceans, and…

Patek Philippe Ref. 5270J-001 – The New Perpetual Calendar Chronograph in Yellow Gold

To speak of a modest-looking watch would be inappropriate for such a complex model with such a long history. However, if one looks at the versions currently representing the collection, the latest Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph is probably the…

Patek Philippe 5303R-001 – The Minute Repeater With Tourbillon

As you might have heard, Patek Philippe invested 600 million Swiss francs into its new factory building in Plan-les-Ouates, which was completed earlier this year. If you are wondering what such a large sum was spent on, and how the…

Cartier Rotonde de Cartier – Haute Horlogerie Watches

Cartier is introducing three new complicated watches into its Fine Watchmaking Collection. This includes the Rotonde de Cartier Minute Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon, the Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Hour Skeleton, and the Rotonde de Cartier Grande Complication Skeleton watch. All…

W&W 2020: Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Astronomical striking grand complication – Ode to Music

The collection „La Musique du Temps” includes a series of exceptional chiming watches. The new Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication Astronomique à Sonnerie Ode to Music is based first and foremost on a minute repeater which determined the construction of the entire calibre. …

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W&W 2020: Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Grand Complication Split-Seconds Chronograph “Tempo”

Vacheron Constantin introduces one of the most complicated wristwatches ever produced by the Maison. This one-of-a-kind double-sided timepiece displays the chronograph hours and measurements on the front, along with a perpetual calendar. The back is dedicated to astronomical functions, including indications…

Jaeger LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication Watches And Wonders 2020 Novelty
W&W 2020: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s minute repeater collection is enriched with a model in a new design. The new interpretation of the Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication incorporates two of the most technically challenging complications in horology – a minute repeater and a celestial…

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The world’s most expensive watch – Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime 6300A-010 ‘Only Watch’

This year’s ‘Only Watch’ charity-auction has become a double record breaker. Not only that it has in its 8th edition collected almost as much proceeds as in the past 13 years together: Also, the most expensive watch was sold, that…

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BASELWORLD 2019: Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Rare Handcrafts Ref. 6300G-010

On the occasion of the manufacture’s 175thjubilee Patek Philippe presented some new models. The star among those: The Grandmaster Chime. A version with a white gold case and a black and white dial became part of the collection in 2016 already.…