Urwerck has deserved its place in our Extraordinary Watches section. Especially today with the announcement of the Urwerk EMC, the first mechanical watch of the world on which time can be both controlled and adjusted by its owner via an incredibly innovative device. Here it is.
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As inaccessible as incredible than the brand new LaFerrari – a quite ridiculous name for a Ferrari car we must say – Hublot has presented us at Baselworld this year its latest watchmaking Masterpiece named MP-05 La Ferrari Tourbillon. An extraordinary watch that leaves no one indifferent!
If Harry Winston made the headlines when acquired by the Swatch Group a few months ago, this sumptuous House may reiterate its strong media presence over the coming weeks. Not for the official announcement of Ms. Nayla Hayek as new CEO of the brand but rather with a beautiful watchmaking creation presented this year: the Harry Winston Opus 13.
Last November, we introduced you to the fabulous Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater watch, a feat in terms of mechanical watchmaking, “automation” and decoration. After traveling in Asia, the animated chickadees – symbols of the Jura-Swiss region - are nesting inside Jaquet Droz Parisian boutique to exhibit their talents in public.
Here it is, the news that we all expected and is already shaking the watchmaking world. RJ-Romain Jerome Spacecraft has finally landed! A UWO (Unidentified Watchmaking Object) with a caliber designed by famous watchmakers Eric Giroud and Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, which will be produced to only 99 copies.
Zenith continues to expand its Christopher Columbus collection with this impressive masterpiece of fine watchmaking: Christophe Colomb Hurricane. A technical feat of 45 mm rose gold case with a manual El Primero caliber, Gravity Control system and fusee and chain complication to remove isochronism differences. It may sound complicated but don’t worry, we’ll explain it to you ;)
Last day of the year! It is time to present our latest TOP 5. Starting with this ranking of best 2012 ”Extraordinary Watches“. We are not concerned by the price here (fortunately…) but by the mechanical (or other) inventiveness necessary to produce these kind of watches. Truce of blah blah, let’s go.