Five Top Watches From Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022 (Cartier, Patek, Grand Seiko, Parmigiani, Ulysse Nardin)

Ulysse Nardin Freak S

There were a lot of watches to be seen during Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022. Exactly 38 brands at the show, and then dozens more outside the show. Today, we focus on 10 of the best watches we saw inside the PalExpo convention center. Later this week, we will post another five from other exhibitors…

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A Closer Look At The Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Zero Oxygen World-First Watch

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Zero Oxygen watch , Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022

There were a host of “firsts” unveiled last week at the Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022 exhibition in Switzerland. Among them: Montblanc, whose 1858 Geosphere Zero Oxygen watch is the first timepiece to be encased in an oxygen-free environment. The watch will be real-life tested in an ascent of Mount Everest on the wrist of…

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Introducing The Parmigiani Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante: A True Sleight Of Hands

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante watch as seen at Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022.

  By Nancy Olson   The Tonda PF, which debuted last fall, is welcoming the just-introduced Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante to the collection of elegant, understated, and often-complicated timepieces. But before we get into the specifics of this world premiere, here’s a quick review of the rattrapante and why it’s important. If French is not…

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A Closer Look At The Vacheron Constantin 222 Watch And Why It Matters

Vacheron Constantin Historiques 222

Just last week at Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022, Vacheron Constantin unveiled a remake of a legendary watch from the 1970’s.  In fact, it  was 45 years ago in 1977 that the brand unveiled the 222 watch — better known by collectors as the Jumbo. It was designed  by Jorg Hysek and created in celebration…

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Corum Unveils Carbon Green Ultra-Light Admiral Watch

Corum Admiral 45 Openworked Carbon and Green watch.

Taking the concept of high-tech materials on iconic watches to new heights, Corum unveils the all-new Admiral watch in the ultra-light weight Carbon black and green watch. This legendary timepiece was first released to the world more than 60 years ago and was inspired by the famed America’s Cup races, which the brand sponsored for…

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Introducing The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Perpetual Calendar

Jaeger-LeCoultre steel Polaris Perpetual Calendar

By Nancy Olson   A perpetual calendar is among the most challenging—and the most coveted—complications. By definition, it automatically adjusts for the different durations of months and even leap years. Thus it always shows the correct date, at least for the somewhat distant future, while a “normal” date display needs periodic adjustment. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new Polaris…

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