We have gathered for you all the news, announced by watch brands, on the eve of the International Salon of Haute Horlogerie 2019, which will be held in Geneva on 14-17 January.
ulysse Nardin Ulysse Nardin Diver 42 mm «Ulysse Nardin» announced the completion of the collection of models of diving watches with a diameter of 42 mm.
Designed with a hint of retro, new «Diver» clocks show touches of vintage style, supported by modern silicon technology, and all this – in a more convenient size for the city.
What distinguishes these new models, so this design.
«Ulysse Nardin» cleaned it, aiming for a more elegant and uncluttered mind, resembling a «Diver Le Locle», diver’s watch in 1964.
Another nice addition – GPS indicator on the dial.
Ulysse Nardin Diver Blue Shark Limited Edition Star of the new line, no doubt, will be «Diver Blue Shark Limited Edition», a limited edition of 300 copies.
Clock with blue PVD-bezel, blue dial, and the same textile strap.
All – a bright orange accents, including “0” on the bezel, the stitches on the strap and the blue shark on the dial and back cover hours.
Also in the line there is a version with a black dial.
The watch has a stainless steel housing with various embodiments of the strap, as a blue cloth, black calfskin, stainless steel bracelet and, for the first «Ulysse Nardin», Milan stainless steel strap.
For this debut, the company chose the large grid, stamped from sheet steel and then sewn by hand.
Inside the company, the bracelet has earned the nickname “protivoakuly”.
audemars Piguet Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Continuing the tradition of the use of different colors and materials for its sports models in the coming year «Audemars Piguet» offers three new chronograph «Royal Oak Offshore» in camouflage colors.
The new 44-mm chronograph combines ceramic bezel, buttons, screwed crown, dial «Méga-Tapisserie» and durable rubber strap.
01) and green (ref.
01) versions are stainless steel, and brown (ref.
01) produced in rose gold.
The use of brown ceramics is the debut for «Audemars Piguet».
Colorful ceramics requires a long research phase in the search for the right pigments, as well as complex and sensitive manufacturing process.
The resulting material is much harder than steel and can withstand sudden temperature changes.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel Jaeger-LeCoultre presents a new model «Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel», a limited edition of 100 copies.
with blue enamel dial, guilloche decorated with handmade new hour markers, display the lunar phases and the new date engraved counter.
This limited edition revised some of the standard elements of «Master Ultra Thin» line, which has more than 20 years, it is considered a classic of watchmaking.
Hour markers in the new model are extended, and 12, 3, 6 and 9 o’clock – and even the hoof.
The scale around the moon phase indicator at 6 o’clock is engraved so as to highlight the figures depicting the date, for easy reading.
Parmigiani Fleurier Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole «Parmigiani» announced a new unique model for his collection «Toric», which in 2017 became one of the most popular lines among fans watch brand.
«Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole» – is an updated version of the model, which was presented at the SIHH last year.
Functionally, the architecture inherited from its predecessor, the model received a new color combination and dial.
The new model is equipped with a dial, rose gold, classic guilloche patterns.
However, the unique design of the dial is not limited to the materials and decor.
Method display time this clock is also unique.
For the time display on the dial instead of arrows, a combination of planetary disks.
By the hour wheel is attached rotating system consisting of three planetary gears with four levers.
Time is displayed in the “wandering” hours after 60-minute scale at the top of the dial.
The model is also equipped with a minute repeater which is driven by a lever on the left side of the housing.
To get a loud and clear sound, the company used a long cathedral gongs, which are twice ovivayut clockwork.
vacheron Constantin Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication Phoenix «Vacheron Constantin» represents a new model of «Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication Phoenix» (Ref.
9700C / 003R-B187), which attracts the attention of the ultra-sophisticated machinery and parts specific to «Métiers dArt» concept.
Hours include 15 different complications like the minute repeater, tourbillon, perpetual calendar (with indication of the date, day of week, month, leap year), as well as a power reserve indicator, equation of time, sunrise and, celestial map, age and phases of the moon , stellar hours and minutes, the time indicator of the year, signs of the zodiac and torque gauge the impact mechanism.
The functions are displayed on both sides of the body at the elegantly decorated anthracite dials.
Watch discount in the case of 18-carat pink gold, diameter 47 mm.
The housing is equipped with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystals and decorated handmade inlay requiring enormous 300 hours.
armin Strom Armin Strom Dual Time Resonance Releasing titanium model «Dual Time Resonance» in October 2018, in the new year «Armin Strom» will present the same hours in 18-carat white and rose gold limited edition of 8 copies.
Piaget Piaget Altiplano Automatic 40, Altiplano Tourbillon Meteorite and Altiplano High Jewellery In the coming year «Piaget» add to their ultra-thin watches «Altiplano» space nuance, to equip them with the dial of the meteorite and diamonds.
For one model, «Altiplano Tourbillon Meteorite», the meteorite was colored blue.
Housing made of pink gold, encrusted on the bezel set with round diamonds and diamond briolette – on the crown.
The contrast of pink gold and diamonds with blue meteorite looks dramatic, but elegant.
The dial has two offset from the center of the element: the hour and minute to 8 hours and flying tourbillon hole – for 2 h.
Flying tourbillon, which also serves as an indicator of seconds a bridge with «P» logo in the center.
Watches are available in a limited edition of 28 copies.
Based on the same concept, «Piaget» has introduced a new version of the «Altiplano Automatic 40″, this time with a meteor gray dial.
The model uses the same base – body and movement – as in «Altiplano Automatic» in 2017.
The originality of this «Piaget Altiplano Automatic» lies in its dial.
Watch dial metallic gray color decorated gold and pink gold indices arrows.
And as a result of the structure a meteorite stone crystallization, which means that the pattern on the dial of each clock unique.
New housing «Altiplano Automatic Meteorite» is made of 18-carat pink gold.
Dial complements gray alligator strap with gold buckle.
Female Model «Altiplano High Jewellery» size of 36 mm will be appreciated by those who love the classic proportions.
Hours for the first time are decorated with baguette diamonds on the bezel and dial also decorated with “radiant” motif.
Issue limited hours 88th specimens.
Girard-Perregaux Girard-Perregaux Laureato Perpetual Calendar The most popular to date collection «Girard-Perregaux Laureato», will become even more magnificent with the new addition in 2019.
In the case of steel, 42 mm in diameter, the new «Laureato Perpetual Calendar» watch made for everyday wear with a focus on ease of use.
The clock has just 11.
84 mm thick and feature a blue dial, guilloche motif «Clous de Paris», a patch of blue steel indexes and white markers for better readability.
Inside the watch is set automatic «GP01800-0033» indicating the hours, minutes, central seconds hand, as well as indicators of the day, date and leap year.
The most interesting thing in this watch is a way to display their performance.
Corresponding «Laureato», extra dials «Laureato Perpetual Calendar» architectural concept of the whole collection is located in a rather unusual manner.
The clock shows the day of the week at 9 o’clock, date – 12 hours per month – 5 hours, and a leap year – at 6:00.
Symmetry you will not find here, but, instead, find harmony in a global sense, violating the traditional order of things, and highlights the unique «Girard-Perregaux».
Moser & Cie.
Moser & Cie.
Pioneer Tourbillon Manufactory «H.
Moser & Cie.
» will introduce a new tourbillon of «Pioneer» a bold and modern collection.
Hours «Pioneer Tourbillon» designed for everyday wear with a steel housing and water resistant up to 120 m clock adorns the brand-Fumé dial, made in a dark blue color, this time – in combination with luminescent dots and arrows.
Caliber «HMC 804″ Automatic includes flying tourbillon, equipped with a double spring instead of one, to reduce the effect of friction.
The unique design makes it interchangeable tourbillon module, assembled and regulated separately from the mechanism.
Moser & Cie.
Pioneer Tourbillon »will be presented at the exhibition in January – they are available for sale since October 2018 – in a limited number of 50 copies.
laurent Ferrier Laurent Ferrier Laurent Ferrier Galet Annual Calendar School Piece Opaline Black & White Among the novelties SIHH 2019 in Geneva brand «Laurent Ferrier» release new versions hours – «Galet Annual Calendar School Piece» with the new colors of the dial and trim.
Mechanically identical and visually very similar to GPHG medalist this year, a new watch models are available in white and black color casing and a number of materials, such as stainless steel, red or yellow gold.
The main novelty «Laurent Ferrier Galet Annual Calendar School Piece Opaline Black & White» is dial.
If the model 2018 had a two-colored, satin metal dials in silver or anthracite, is a new watch dials a smooth plain with a matte surface – a contrast, a little more simple, and less attractive.
RJ – Romain Jerome RJ Arraw The Joker and RJ Arraw Two-Face «RJ», which specializes in the striking and nostalgic hours, inspired by the icons of popular culture: from Pac-Man and Super Mario to modern favorites like Spider-Man and Batman, in preparation for the SIHH 2019 decided to turn to the dark side – super-villains of Gotham City: Two-Face and the Joker.
Chronograph «RJ Arraw The Joker» (ref.
JOK18) represented in solid version 45 mm satin titanium.
Housing «Joker» topped with a titanium bezel with laser engraving in a chaotic image of the Joker.
The dial of each watch is painted by hand and arrows stylized playing cards – with “Aces” on the ends.
Playing suit are also used as markers of the dial, and the chronograph second hand is formed in magenta with stylized «J» in the base.
Watches «Arraw Two-Face» (ref 1C45S.
) – this is a literal interpretation of the character, Harvey Dent, and his disfigured alter ego that separates hours right in the middle.
Like Dent disfigured face, the right side of the body is covered with a laser engraved, creating an uneven surface, and the left side – satin.
Similarly, the right side of the dial is removed, revealing the skeletonized mechanism, and contrasting with the left, which has a clean black dial.
Another reference to the characters – the rotating coin, which functions as a second hand.
Both versions of the watch will be released a limited edition of 100 copies.
Zenith Zenith Defy Classic Black Ceramic On the eve of the Salon in 2019, «Zenith» presented «Defy Classic Black Ceramic» (ref.
670 / 78.
As, in fact, a simple automatic movement with three hands and a date watches look pretty hard.
As a rule, skeletonized dials look unbalanced and asymmetrical, but in this case it is the dial adds design symmetry.
What is really new in these hours, so it is their ceramic body, first in «Defy» collection, creating a low-key image in combination with a dial and a textured rubber strap.
Francois-Paul Journe Resonance 24-hour Final Edition In the coming year, Francois Paul Journe say goodbye to «Resonance» collection, but not with the principle of resonance.
In 2020, the collection will replace a brand new line of watches with a similar concept.
By the 20th «Resonance» anniversary in 2019 «F.
Journe »announced a special edition, which will be available for only one year.
«Resonance 24-hour Final Edition» once again emphasize the characteristic features of the collection: symmetrical clock with two time zones.
The watch dial makes it easy to read local time – on the right sub-dial, and home time, which is now represented in 24-hour clock.
40 mm case is available in platinum or rose gold, with a strap or a matching bracelet.
The clock is already on sale in boutiques «F.
Journe », while in retail they will be available in 2019.
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