Time is the only thing we cannot recover, maybe this is why of the fixation of the man to measure and frame it in the best and most elegant ways. This is a compilation of Haute Horlogerie in 2008 with what the brands and the stubborn delight us with.

 

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona

The Chronograph movement is enterly engenired and manufactured by Rolex all the know how of the brand went into its elegant design wich ensured outmost precision and endurance.

 

 

Rolex Sea-Dweller DEEPSEA

Is a totally new watch that benefits from important technical innovations. Waterproof to an extreme depth of 3,900 metres (12,800 feet).

 

 

Patek Phillippe Skeleton Wristwatch

An ultra-thin self-winding skeleton movement which has been lavishly engraved and decorated by hand. Featuring a maximum number of parts consummately pierced by highly talented artisans, only very few of these skeleton movements will be crafted each year.

 

 

Daniel Roth Papillion Watch

La primera versión cronógrafo de su reloj icono, en este modelo de excepción totalmente replanteado, los diseñadores decidieron retirar el “capó”, para ofrecer una visibilidad total sobre el mecanismo de visualización patentado de doble aguja.

 

 

TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre RS

With the Grand Carrera, TAG Heuer projects the Carrera DNA and spirit into the 21st century, with a bigger, bolder and better combination of design and technology than ever before.

 

 

 

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 

The Ladies’ Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph combines gem-set pink gold with various subtle shades of white. Its rubber-moulded bezel and pushers echo the white rubber strap.

 

 

Harry Winston Excenter Perpetual Calendar

Harry Winston Premier Excenter Perpetual Calendar Platinum to commemorate the 20 year anniversary of the Premier Excenter Perpetual Calendar, Harry Winston have produced a limited edition of 20 pieces. The limited edition timepiece is made from platinum and has a unique open dial feature which allows one to see the retrograde mechanism.

 

 

Roger Dubuis King Square

Composed, combining a number of elements, created with noble materials decidedly technical. Its construction is decidedly original and its overall concept is surprisingly innovative offering innumerable aesthetic variations.

 

 

Vacheron Les- Masques Gabon Face 

In its ongoing pursuit of truth, Vacheron Constantin has surpassed itself with the second boxed set of timepieces, which again contains reproductions of four primitive masks, but this time from Mexico, Japan, Gabon and Papua New Guinea.

 

 

 

Panerai Marina Left Handed 

Re-edition of a great classic which is also one of the rarest period Panerai watches, one of the models constructed for the commando divers during the Second World War. The hand-wound Luminor Marina Left Handed 44 mm is one of the Special Editions Collection and is being produced in a unique edition of 1,000 units.

 

 

Hublot Aero Bang Gold Ceramic Big Bang 44 mm 

“Aero” — aired in a stylishly designed Big Bang case. The movement is visible through the skeleton-like cut-out dial, and intrigues the wearer while giving the chronograph a new depth. Combining red gold and black ceramic, this timepiece innovates from inside while keeping its character, merging in an atypical design sharp angles and round edges.

 

 

Gerald Genta Arena White Spice 

The subtle dial features thus appear in an astonishing new light. Black provides a discreet backdrop to underscore the outline of the white numerals shining in the darkness. Meanwhile, the colours changing from hour to hour on a chromatic circle inspired by the work of Swiss painter Johannes Itten appear to literally leap out of the dial.

 

 

Luminor Regatta Chronograph 44mm

For the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2008 the edition, unique as always and executed in and edition of 500 units, consisted of the Luminor Regatta Chronograph 44 mm, a chronograph and also a chronometer equipped to indicate the final five minutes preceding the starting signal of a yacht race. the dial has several details worthy of note. For example, the working of the background consists of little squares forming an embedded lattice which gives depth to the dial itself, against which the two large Arabic numerals and the hour markers stand out.

 

 

Corum Romvlvs Perpetual Calendar

Embodies the very pinnacle of the watchmaking art is also distinguished by the finishing of its CO-183 automatic movement.

 

 

 

One-one-five Pershing Chronograph 

In honour of Pershing’s biggest and most prestigious vessel, measuring 115 feet,this exclusively 18 carat rose gold or 950 Palladium series comes in two dial versions,each in 115 piece numbered editions, and incorporates the self-winding chronograph movement Calibre PF 190.

 

 

Zero-zero-five Pershing Chronograph 

Available in four dial versions This steel-only piece is inspired by the silvery reflections of Pershing yacht hulls. It incorporates the new Parmigiani Fleurier “in-house” self-winding chronograph movement Calibre PF 334.

 

 

Jules Audemars 30th Anniversary Perpetual Calendar 

Its intense Tuscany shade of blue, its exquisitely pure lines and its ultra-thin profile are truly fascinating. Exuding an air of casual elegance, the Jules Audemars 30th Anniversary Perpetual Calendar appears to have captured the elusive secrets of the passing of time.

 

 

 

Vacheron Constantine Quai de I´lle 

Personalize to the taste of the client, the case is revolutionary, the sphere integrates a concentrate of technologies presiding from the match making and the “Security Printing”, both mechanical movements and automatic winding.

 

 

Audemars Piguet Lady Royal Oak 

The Lady Royal Oak allies the noble elegance of pink gold with the technological sophistication of rubber in two sporting chic interpretations.

 

 

Breguet Marine Lady Chronograph 

In 18-carat rose gold. Self-winding movement. Bezel and lugs set with 74 diamonds. Crown set with a “cabochon” sapphire. Wave-shaped chronograph pushpieces. Natural mother-of-pearl dial, cut-out for 18-carat gold index. Small seconds hand and date at 6 o’clock. 30-minute totalizer at 3 o’clock. 12-hour totalizer at 9 o’clock. 45 hours power reserve. White rubber strap with 18-carat gold Marine folding-clasp with 2 loops.

 

 

 

Breguet Tourbillon Classique Grande Complication 

18-carat rose gold with coverlid inscribed with the word “Tourbillion” and set with 706 diamonds. Hand-wound mechanical movement, engraved by hand. Black rhodium dial on 18-carat gold hand-engraved on a rose engine. Small seconds on the tourbillion carriage at 6 o’clock.

 

 

Romain Jerome White Star Tourbillon 

For the first time in watch making history, a house comfronts with the challenge of incrusting diamonds in the casing of its tourbillions. They learned to balance the case of the tourbillon after incrusting diminute stones.

 

 

Daniel Roth “Il Giocatore Veneziano” 

One-of-a-kind an exquisite handmade automaton made up of more than 1,500 parts, depicting a 16th century Venetian dice. he leans across a table, as he turns his body, hands, head, blinks his eyes and lifts his arms at intervals to reveal the lucky black and white dice beneath the goblets as they fall non-sequentially – achieving an infinite number of possible results.

 

 

Harry Winston Project Z5 

The next evolution in the prestigious Project Z Bringing together for the first time two a tourbillion mechanism and two time zones.

 

 

Breguet Classique Grande Complication, Minute Repeater and Perpetual Calendar 

Wristwatch in 18-carat rose gold. Hand-wound movement with minute-repeater and perpetual calendar. Silvered 18-carat gold dial. Age and phase of the moon at 01:30. Day indicator at 4 o’clock. Date at 6 o’clock. Leap-year indicator in a subdial at 8 o’clock. Retrograde month indicator at 10:30.40 hours power-reserve.

 

 

Harry Winston Opus 8 

A watch inspired by electronic watches with a LED type screen from the seventies. This watch presents a new twist in the world of strange mechanical-digital watches.

 

 

De Grisogono Meccanico dG 

Introducing a design that projects hallowed horological traditions far into the future. With its 651 components, the Meccanico dG’s mechanical movement is one of the most intricate made today. A Haute Horlogerie timepiece with two distinct timezones, it is the first to display both analogue and digital time by mechanical means.

 

 

Blancpain Carrousel Volant une Minute 

The semi-skeletonised dial reveals the intricate ballet of the toothed wheels and the pure architecture of the hand-bevelled bridges and plates. The dagger-shaped hour and minute hands partially hollowed and tipped with a superluminova coating, mark off the time on a railtrack composed of bevelled hour-markers and slender black lines.

 

 

Breguet Heritage Tourbillon

Una espléndida caja de forma “Tonneau”, donde los índices numerales romanos están cortados en una sola pieza y aplicados a la carátula. Una manecilla de segundero en el tourbillón, además de la hebilla del tourbillón que tiene la forma del 6 y sirve para indicar la hora. 

 

 

Vacheron Constantin Malte Tourbillon Regulator

Presented in a new, larger, perfectly balanced tonneau case. With its tighter lines and more assertive style, it is a spectacular reinterpretation of the Malte line

 

 

Breguet Heritage Tourbillon

Una espléndida caja de forma “Tonneau”, donde los índices numerales romanos están cortados en una sola pieza y aplicados a la carátula. Una manecilla de segundero en el tourbillón, además de la hebilla del tourbillón que tiene la forma del 6 y sirve para indicar la hora. 

 

 

Vacheron Constantin Malte Tourbillon Regulator

Presentado en una nueva, más larga, perfectamente balanceada caja “Tonneau”, con sus líneas más apretadas y su más asertivo estilo, es la espectacular reinterpretación de la línea “Malte”.

 

 

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Carbon Concept Tourbillon and Chronograph

El primer reloj dotado simultáneamente de una caja y un movimiento de carbono, también cuenta con otros altamente resistentes y sofisticados como la cerámica, el titanio y el aluminio eloxado.

 

 

Hublot Big Bang Platinum Mat Big Date 

A new Big Bang that combines a tourbillion, a calendar “Grande Date” and power reserve of 120hrs. Sophisticated, in a case of a unique material, monochromatic mat. The calendar “Grande Date” it’s located at 12h besides the indicator of power reserve, in at 6h is localizated the heart of the tourbillion. The material that looks rough and natural gives a refinement touch thanks the pearly finish which gives it a particular color.

 

 

Cartier Ballon Bleu Flying Tourbillon 

Is the first watch from Cartier to bear the Geneva Seal hallmark representing its movement’s precision. This watch uses the 9452 MC caliber that is a mechanical movement with manual winding. Its flying tourbillon has a C-shaped index that indicates the seconds.

 

 

Omega Ville Co Axial Central Tourbillon Chronometer

The tourbillon takes pride of place in full view at the centre of the watch and makes one revolution every minute. The seconds hand is mounted on the tourbillon cage and matching the red gold motif of this watch, an Alpha-shaped red gold insert is set into the tip of the hand.

 

 

A. Lange & Söhne Cabaret Tourbillon 

It is the first timepiece of its type that can be set precisely to the second. This is achieved with the V-shaped arresting spring of the patented.

 

 

Piaget Polo Tourbillon Relatif in Tribute to the City of Paris

18-carat white gold case and dial with “Grand Feu” enamelling according to the Champlevé technique. The dial represents an aerial view of the 12 avenues radiating from the Arc de Triomphe along with their names.

 

 

Romain Jerome Rusted Steel Toxy III Tourbillion

The main feature of this master piece is not the tourbillion or the hands resembling the Anchor of the « Titanic » it is that the bezel it’s made from authentic stabilized steel from the sunken boat.

 

 

Admiral’s Cup Tourbillon 48

This elegant and spectacular tourbillon, features a subtle blend of technical heritage and contemporary design.

 

 

Concorde C1

An unusual and insolent construction puts the tourbillon alongside the body of the watch, making it look independent, as if released from the mechanism.

 

 

Text: Enrique Rosas ± Photo: Cortesía de las marcas

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