Top-4 chronograph with manual winding

Patrimony Traditionelle Chronograph were first issued in 2009, during which time the model has only increased in the eyes of connoisseurs. This is one of the most impressive watch, a body with a diameter of 42 mm and a thickness of 10.6 mm is made of white gold. Model Vacheron Constantin holds caliber 1141, designed on the basis of the caliber Lemania 2320. The mechanism operates at a frequency of 2.5Hz, consists of 164 components (21 stone) and has a 48-hour power reserve. It equipped with a column wheel chronograph with vertical clutch that provides smooth and continuous operation. Despite some similarities in design, model Vacheron Constantin Patek Philippe wider by 3 mm, which of course implies a difference in sensation during wearing. Those who are looking for high-tech chronograph must pay attention to both models, but first they need to try them on. The cost of Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Chronograph is 58,700 dollars.

Patek Philippe Chronograph 5170G-001 were announced in 2010 as a replacement for the model ref. 5070, brand has introduced a new manufactory chronograph. Three years later, the company released a version of white gold and silver-white dial with gold numbers overlaid in Breguet style. The model is placed in an elegant 39 mm case, its size is ideally suited to this type of watches. Calibre Patek Philippe CH 29-535 PS is equipped with a column wheel with a vertical grip, thereby achieving a smooth workflow. Modern mechanism consists of 269 components (of which 33 - precious stones), it works at a frequency of 4 Hz and has a 65-hour power reserve. Legacy models manufactory caliber and exquisite are ready to justify the additional cost of the chronograph. Price for Patek Philippe Chronograph 5170G-001 is 87,100 dollars.

Breguet Classique Chronograph reference 5287 placed in a 42.5-mm white gold case and equipped with a caliber of 533.3, designed on the basis of the mechanism Lemanina chronograph with column wheel and vertical clutch. Breguet company in 1992 bought the manufactory Lemanina, so it is natural that the watch brand are complemented by similar mechanisms. Caliber with a frequency of 3 Hz is working, it is built on 24 stones, its power reserve is 48 hours. The dial presents several classic features of Breguet, including arrows, and Breguet guilloche finish. Chronograph Breguet Classique 5287 is estimated at 50,200 dollars.

1815 Chronograph - the only clock in our list, wich was made in Germany. Fees generated from untreated German nickel differ in their views on the typical Swiss movements. Chronograph 1815 is 39.5-mm body thickness of 10.8 mm, it is slightly smaller and much more comfortable compared to other brand models Datograph, equipped with a variation of the chronograph mechanism. It is impossible to find fault with the caliber L951.5, it consists of 306 units and 4 threaded gold chatons. Despite the fact that the chronograph function devoid of patented brand dates (although none of the models not equipped with a similar index), it only has the function of flyback. Thanks to such characteristics, A. Lange & Sohne is one of the most prestigious German brand, it is quite capable to compete directly with the best Swiss watch houses. Price chronograph A. Lange & Sohne 1815 is 51,500 dollars.