Watchmaker Panerai has been making designer sports watches for a very long time now. The company’s most recent releases are four watches that are destined to become classics and a part of every watch collector’s set. These are very specialized watches being offered as limited editions.
Longines has been a watch manufacturer for 180 years, and it released the Master Collection Retrograde as a way of commemorating everything it has accomplished over the last century or so. One of the things that was important to Longines is that it retain its spot in the marketplace that requires luxury watches but at economy prices. That is the area where the Master Collection Retrograde falls into. From the moment that you first see this watch, you can tell that there were concessions made on the design and the functionality to keep the price reasonable. But none of those concessions take away from the quality of the watch itself.
When elegance is created by a master craftsman, then you get the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grand Tradition Gyrotourbillon 3 Jubilee watch. There are several elements to this watch that make it a timepiece worth collecting and one worth wearing. The innovative design makes this watch extremely light and easy to wear, but that is not all there is to this watch that makes it interesting.
Since 1868, the International Watch Company has been setting the standard for precision Swiss timepieces. The IWC name has become synonymous with quality and innovation when it comes to the durability and classic design of any watch. The Ingenieur Chronograph Silberpfeil special edition is the newest entry by IWC into the world of precision timepieces, and it has a little something special for just about everyone.
The Precious Dust line of the Vacheron Constantin Metiers d`Art collection is aptly named. Vacheron Constantin is world renowned for its decorative applied arts. These watches are less time pieces and more pieces of art that you wear on your wrist. The telling of time is just a beneficial side effect of looking at these beautiful works of art.
Panerai is a name that immediately commands respect from those in the watch world, This high quality, highly-respected luxury watch company is responsible for creating some of the most beloved watches in the industry. And now, with the January SIHH 2013 watch fair approaching fast, the watch world is getting a closer look at the upcoming models offered by the company. The Luminor Rattrapante is the flagship of the new line, and it features classic functionality with a sleek, modern style that will turn heads.
The IWC Spitfire Chronograph with In-House Movement Caliber 89365 is a classic pilot`s watch and it has been upgraded from the previous models from Schaffhausen. The face of the watch has been made larger by one millimeter. One millimeter is not a whole lot of space, but it does make a huge difference in the readability of the watch face. The colors inside the face play beautifully with the sun`s light, making the numerals very easy to see.