A look at watches with a variety of horological complications and functions above and beyond telling time.

Hands On With Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Planetarium Poetic Complication Watch

Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Planetarium watch.

Very few watch brands – perhaps fewer than a handful – have the ability to offer the universe on the wrist. Sure, some offer the world, a globe, multi-hemispheres, the stars and even complete constellations – but just the upper echelon can bring an actual mechanical planetarium to the wrist. Van Cleef & Arpels is…

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Hands On: Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Watch (Prices)

SIHH 2018: Montblanc 1858 Geosphere LE 1600

Just a few weeks ago, we brought you some of the best new watches from the Montblanc 1858 collection, including the Montblanc 1858 Pocket Watch LE 100  and the limited edition Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph in green. Now we bring you a look at a (relatively speaking) more affordable collection: the Montblanc 1858 Geosphere LE 1600…

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Bulgari Unveils Two Record-Setting Watches at Baselworld 2018: Octo Finissimo Automatic Tourbillon and Diva Finissima Minute Repeater

Baselworld 2018: Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic Tourbillon watch sets new record

Yesterday on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com,  I broke the news about the record-setting Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic Tourbillon watch that again established records for ultra-thin watches. However, Bulgari has also set a record for the world’s thinnest ultra-thin minute repeater for women with the bejeweled Octo Finissima Minute Repeater. Bulgari Octo Finnisimo Automatic…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils All New Polaris Collection At SIHH 2018, With Polaris Memovox, Polaris Chronograph And More

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox

In a bold move, Jaeger-LeCoultre this year unveils an all-new watch collection, Polaris, that is inspired by the Memovox Polaris line from 1968,  but that offers a contemporary appeal. Taking distinctive design cues from that 50-year-old icon, Jaeger-LeCoultre incorporates them into a full range of watches that Include a Polaris Memovox, Polaris Chronograph, Polaris Chronograph World…

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Watch Review: Reservoir Watches Offer Jump Hours, Retrograde Minutes and More

Reservoire Tiefenmesser Bronze

Not too long ago, a young watch brand emerged on the scene: Reservoir. This Swiss-made brand has a very distinctive look thanks to the fact that all of the watches feature jumping hours and retrograde minutes rather than offering the typical two hands on the dial. Having joined forces with a top Swiss watchmaker, Reservoir…

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

Pre SIHH 2018: Piaget sets new world records for ultra-thin with the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate watch.

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…

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