Perpetual Calendar

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Frederique Constant Slimline Perpetual Calendar Manufacture Designed by Peter Speake

Frederique Constant’s release of a new perpetual calendar watch at the beginning of this year could not have been better timed. The Slimline Perpetual Calendar Manufacture Designed by Peter Speake was created in cooperation with the independent British watchmaker Peter…

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Panerai’s Grande Complications: The Technical Finesse of The Italians

When people think of “Panerai”, they most certainly associate it with Italian flair and the Submersible – the characteristic diver’s watch with the crown protection bridge. But Panerai does Grande complications too. We present some highlights from the tinkerers in…

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A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Perpetual Calendar in Platinum

At this year’s automotive Concours d’Elegance held at Hampton Court, A. Lange & Söhne’s automatic Odysseus chronograph, first presented at Watches and Wonders in Geneva in the spring, was initially the number one topic of conversation. It was everywhere: while…

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When Carbon meets Gold: Bulgari Octo Finissimo CarbonGold Automatic and Octo Finissimo CarbonGold Perpetual Calendar

Platinum, steel, ceramic or gold – Bulgari’s award-winning Octo Finissimo collection encompasses models made of all kinds of materials. Now, two carbon models with ultra-thin calibres have become its newest additions, enriching the collection. The design of the Octo Finissimo CarbonGold…

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Openworked in Black Ceramic Ref.: 26585CE
Point of View: Why the Royal Oak Ref. 26585 CE is One of the Most Important Watches in the History of Audemars Piguet

If I had asked my history teacher at school what history actually was, he would have probably told me that it was all about the past. Unfortunately, I never asked him as I would have been staring out of the…

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A new Interpretation of the Perpetual Calendar: Breguet Classique Quantième Perpétuel 7327

Classics never go out of fashion. This is also true for the Perpetuélle timepieces invented by Abraham-Louis Breguet with their à secousses (moving) oscillating weight. As the successor model to the Classique Quantième Perpétuel 5327 released in 2004, the Classique Quantième Perpétuel 7327 is a reinterpretation of the…

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Complications Are Key: Piaget Polo Perpetual Calendar Ultra-thin

From the humble date and sporty chronograph to the traditional tourbillon and complex minute repeater, Piaget’s Polo line integrates an array of watchmaking wonders. Yet 2023 marks a first for the line as Piaget introduces a perpetual calendar to the…

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Code 11.59 Universelle RD#4: Audemars Piguet Introduces Its First Ultra-Complicated Automatic Wristwatch

Over a century after the creation of its ultra-complicated Universelle pocket watch, Audemars Piguet is introducing a new interpretation that marks the first ever ultra-complicated self-winding wristwatch, the RD#4, to emerge from the watchmaker. Appearing in a Code 11.59 by…

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Vacheron Constantin: The Ethereal New Traditionnelle and Patrimony Models

Horology house Vacheron Constantin is reaching new heights of femininity with its introduction of several ethereal new Traditionnelle and Patrimony models. The Traditionnelle Perpetual Calendar Ultra-thin is available in a powdery blue or pink colour scheme, accompanied by a diamond-set…

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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…