Perpetual Calendar

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Vacheron Constantin’s Traditionnelle Collection: The Highlights

Vacheron Constantin, the oldest watch manufacture to be in continuous production, celebrates its 267th anniversary in 2022 – and its Traditionnelle collection is the embodiment of the company’s long-standing tradition. The Traditionnelle line skilfully expresses the sophisticated principles of 18th-century…

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The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in Blue Ceramic

Calendar complications are deeply rooted in Audemars Piguet watchmaking and began their uninterrupted history in the Vallé de Joux. There, Audemars Piguet’s two founders developed Jules Louis Audemars’ watch, which combined a perpetual calendar with a quarter-hour repeater, several times…

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Pushing the Boundaries of Watchmaking: Patek Philippe Advanced Research

Looking closely at the remarkably innovative spirit of Patek Philippe, one comes to the conclusion that the slogan of the Geneva-based manufacture should be “Vorsprung durch Technik” (or in English, “Innovation through technology”), Audi’s catchy mantra. But the horology house’s…

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Panerai Luminor Goldtech Calendario Perpetuo: Horological Muscle Play

Panerai is presenting a new perpetual calendar in the form of the Luminor Goldtech Calendario Perpetuo. The watch is made of the in-house Goldtech alloy and has a translucent sapphire crystal dial. While the day and date are on the…

Hands-On: First Impressions of The Patek Philippe Novelties 2022 (With Live Pics) – Could They be Any Cooler?

To any fan of watchmaking, a trade show like Watches & Wonders is the same as what a visit to the toy store is to a child: way too much of everything the heart desires, and touches our very soul.…

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Perpetual Calendar: First Of Its Kind

The perpetual calendar: a historic mechanism that dates back as early as 1695, first appearing within a clock. But it was the renowned watchmaker Thomas Mudge who first put it onto the wristwatch map, creating a perpetual calendar movement for…

The Most Expensive Patek Philippe Wristwatches of All Time

Patek Philippe watches are never cheap – but just how expensive can they get? We took a journey back through time to uncover the most expensive Patek Philippe wristwatches ever to sell at auction. Let’s climb our way up the…

The Ultimate Guide to The Patek Philippe Nautilus

Why Three Hands And Steel Is Just The Beginning See how you were drawn towards this article? Of course you were – everyone is. No matter whether a collector, new customer, horology expert, or simply here for the ride, everyone…

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,…

Collector Brands On The Rise – Series 1: Montblanc’s Mechanical Watches And a Well-Kept Secret Named Minerva

Let’s be honest. Hand on heart, who just looked at this headline and immediately thought, “Perfect, I can find out which watches are currently cheap but clearly going to increase in value”? Admittedly, I found myself considering something similar in…

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A. Lange & Söhne LANGEMATIK PERPETUAL: Limited Perpetual Calendar with Technical Sophistication

A. Lange & Söhne reissues the LANGEMATIK PERPETUAL on the occasion of its 20th birthday. For the first time, the watch combined a perpetual calendar with the Lange big date and also integrated a zero-setting mechanism. The new LANGEMATIK PERPETUAL…

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…