How Many Patents Can One Watch Hold? Introducing the Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanical Eleven

The new Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanical Eleven has been unveiled here at SIHH 2014 and it is a masterpiece of complexity and innovation. The ultra-thin watch is deemed to be the thinnest minute repeating watch on the market—making it a stunningly sophisticated beauty in and of itself. Add to that the fact that the minute repeater…

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A Watch You Could Fit in Your Living Room: Introducing the Vacheron Constantin Platinum Malte Tourbillon at SIHH 2014

Platinum… the rarest metal on earth – is also one of the most coveted in haute horlogerie. It is said that if you gathered all of the platinum that has been mined in the world to date, and put it in one room, it would fill an average-sized living room. This is the magical metal…

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You Can’t be in Two Hemispheres at Once, but with this Montblanc Star Twin Mooonphase You Feel Like You Can (Live pics, prices,quotes at SIHH 2014)

This year marks the 90th anniversary of Montblanc, whose Minerva workshops in Villeret are all about independence and hand craftsmanship, and whose LeLocle manufacture takes production watch making to a new level, especially with its 500-hour testing of each watch.  In honor of the anniversary of this renowned writing instrument and watch brand, Montblanc introduces…

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We’re Off to See the Wizards! The Wonderful Wizards of SIHH 2014

You may have noticed that this week we brought you a lot of cool new watches just arriving in retail stores.  That’s because we wanted to temper next week’s coverage of hot new watches being unveiled at the SIHH Show—to which we now embark on our annual journey. The watches introduced at the SIHH –…

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Does 18-karat Rose Gold Really Make a Difference? Judge for Yourself with the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time

You’ve already seen one of the coolest, most capable GMT watches posted on A Timely Perspective for last year’s SIHH, and maybe it made you want to go buy one for yourself — whether it was the looks, or the mechanical capabilities of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time. Now, this watch just got cooler.…

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Black Beauty? Yes or No? Hublot’s Classic Fusion Tourbillon Night-Out

Ever sinceJean-Claude Biver took over the helm of  Hublot — we’ve seen all sorts of bold delights from the brand — ranging  from Tutti Frutti gems, to denim straps, Big Bang complications and even the complex La Ferrari. Now, the brand unveils the Classic Fusion Tourbillon Night Out – a crisp clean pitch-black watch sporting…

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