Pre-SIHH 2018: Piaget Unveils Record-Setting Altiplano Ultimate Automatic Ultra-Thin Watch

 |  December 18th, 2017

Like it has been doing since the middle of the 20th century, Piaget once again works its magic in the world of ultra-thin watches … this time  unveiling the Piaget  Altiplano Ultimate watch. Prior to the SIHH in January in Geneva, the brand gives us a sneak peek at the incredible new watch. The new Altiplano Ultimate Automatic measures a scant 4.30mm in thickness thanks to the fact that  the movement and case come together as a single piece, much…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: A. Lange & Sohne Creates 1815 Homage to Walter Lange Limited Edition Watches

 |  December 7th, 2017

In a sneak preview of watches being unveiled officially at SIHH in Geneva in January 2018, German brand A. Lange & Sohne unveils the 1815 Homage to Walter Lange series of limited edition watches. In our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, we wrote extensively about the new precious metal series of stoppable Jumping Seconds watches, but here we bring you a look at the more technical aspects of the new caliber and at the special charity-only stainless steel version, as…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: First Look at the Montblanc Star Legacy Automatic Chronograph and Star Legacy Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph (Prices, Original Images)

 |  December 4th, 2017

Celebrating its storied past and its grand ability to combine fine watchmaking with technical advancements and modern appeal, Montblanc unveils several new collections in advance of their official world release at SIHH in Geneva in January. We extensively cover the new TimeWaker watches on our “Perfect Timing” column at Forbes.com, but here we bring you the first look at the Star Legacy collection consisting of two exceptional new chronographs: the Montblanc Star Legacy Automatic Chronograph and the Montblanc Star Legacy…

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Pre-SIHH 2018, First Look: IWC Unveils Tribute to Pallweber Edition “150 Years” Jump Hour Watch

 |  November 30th, 2017

Next year, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates its 150th anniversary. The Swiss brand – founded by Bostonian Florentine Ariosto Jones in 1868 – now pays homage to its past and to the rich history of watchmaking with stunning new Jubilee watches in honor of its anniversary. While there are 17 limited-edition pieces, we are most thrilled with the incredible IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition “150 Years” watch (Ref. IW505002). Crafted in 18-karat 5N rose gold, the technically advanced watch is the brand’s…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: Review of the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar Collection Excellence Platine

 |  November 21st, 2017

With SIHH approaching in January, brands are starting to strut their stuff a little early as teasers for the big news that’s coming.  To that end, Vacheron Constantin has unveiled several new watches including new versions of the Overseas Dual Time watch and, — our favorite– the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar watch in platinum.  Just 100 numbered pieces will be made as part of the Collection Excellence Platine concept that the brand first launched in 2006.  The complicated timepiece…

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