Around the WorldPrestige Watches Guide July-August 2014
Globe-trotting citizens of the world
Escale Worldtime LOUIS VUITTON
© Louis Vuitton
It is possible to determine the time in the zone represented by a particular city simply by glancing at the corresponding initials. The minutes can be read underneath the yellow arrow indicating the hour in the reference city. Automatic movement, worldtime with disc display, city disc hand-painted by a craftsman from the Fabrique du Temps Louis Vuitton manufacture.
Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph PATEK PHILIPPE
© Patek Philippe
Self-winding mechanical movement, column-wheel chronograph with disk clutch and 60-minute counter, sweep chronograph hand, two time zones (skeletonized hand indicating home time) with separate day/night indicators for local time (at 9h) and home time (at 3h), analog date (at12h). Steel watch.
Project Z8 HARRY WINSTON
© Harry Winston
Mechanical automatic-winding Dual Time movement, excentered hour/minute display at 1h, day/night indicator at 3h, Shuriken movement operating indicator, pointer-type date display, retrograde second time-zone.
Traveller WW.TC GIRARD-PERREGAUX
Mechanical, self-winding movement, small second, chronograph, date, world times with day/night indicator. Its “world times” function displays time in all 24 time zones into which the planet is divided.
Dual Time Manufacture ULYSSE NARDIN
© Ulysse Nardin
In-house designed self-winding movement, patented quickset 2nd time display at 9h, permanent home time at 9h, big date display, forward and backward date corrector, oversized small seconds-hand counter.
Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II ROLEX
24-hour display via an additional hand, second time zone via independent rapid setting of the hour hand, instantaneous date at 3h.Bidirectional rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel, with two-colour Cerachrom insert in red and blue ceramic.
Carrera Calibre 7 Twin-Time TAG HEUER
© Tag Heuer
Steel case, anthracite dial with sunray effect, self-winding mechanical movement with date indication at 3h and 24-hour GMT indication by polished hand with red touch.
Bentley GMT Light Body B04 BREITLING FOR BENTLEY
Manufacture Breitling Calibre B04, cond chronograph, 30-minute and 12-hour totalizers, calendar, rotating pinion bezel with timezone scale.