The Chronos

 
Prestige Watches Guide July August 2014
 

One aim: beating your own time!

Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date GLASHÜTTE ORIGINAL

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© Glashutte Original

Automatic movement, central hour/minute, small second, second stop, Panorama date, power reserve display, chronograph with flyback, stop second, 30 minutes display and numerical 12 hour display.

Chronograph with annual calendar reference 5960/1A PATEK PHILIPPE

PP-5960-1A_001

© Patek Philippe

Steel watch. Self-winding mechanical movement, chronograph with column wheel, annual calendar, power-reserve indicator, day/night indicator, sweep chronograph hand.

Carrera Calibre CH80 Chronograph TAG HEUER

Carrera

© Tag Heuer

Automatic chronograph movement, 80-hour power reserve, chronograph minute at 3h, chronograph hour at 9h, running second counter at 6h. Steel watch, white dial with black counters.

Speedmaster Mark II OMEGA

Omega

© Omega

Barrel-shaped polished and brushed stainless steel case. Self-winding movement, Co-Axial caliber 3330, 30-minute recorder at 3h, 12-hour recorder at 6h, small seconds sub-dial at 9h, tachymetric scale.

Master Compressor Chronograph Ceramic JAEGER-LECOULTRE

Jaeger LeCoultre

© Jaeger-LeCoultre

Self-winding movement, date, movement operating indicator, second time zone with day/night indicator. Chronograph: hour counter, minute counter, central seconds hand. Ceramic case, semi-matt black dial.

Royal Ruby Tourbillon ZENITH

Royal Ruby Tourbillon

© Zénith

Self-winding El Primero 400B movement, hours and minutes in the centre, small seconds at 9h, date window at 6h featuring a red dot. Carbon case,  openwork dial with 3 counter colors.

Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe BLANCPAIN

Blancpain

© Blancpain

Self-winding movement, chronograph with flyback function enabling the wearer to reset and instantly restart the chronograph simply by pressing the pusher at 4h. Brushed black ceramic case, black dial.

Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph LONGINES

Longines

© Longines

Steel case, white dial, small seconds at 9h, 30-minute counter at 3h, date at 6h. Column-wheel single push-piece chronograph movement developed by ETA exclusively for Longines.