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Top 50 Watches of 2018

From astrological wonders that take you to the moon and back, to intricate high jewelry masterpieces that make a statement on your wrist, we present our pick of the top 50 watches of 2018.

TAG HEUER CARRERA “TÊTE DE VIPÈRE” CHRONOGRAPH TOURBILLON CHRONOMETER

In celebration of 55 years of its famed Carrera watch, TAG Heuer unveils a limited-edition chronograph that combines the chronograph tracking function with the brand’s tourbillon escapement. Crafted in a midnight blue ceramic 45mm case with ceramic bezel, the new Carrera timepiece features a tachymeter scale for measuring speeds and a domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. Even the movement, […]

FP JOURNE CHRONOGRAPHE MONOPOUSSOIR RATTRAPANTE

For the 2017 Only Watch Charity Auction, FP Journe donated a monopusher split-seconds chronograph with a new movement and a blue dial, which sold for more than $1m. Per Only Watch’s requirements, the timepiece was one of a kind. However, it inspired Journe to create an all-new series, and this year, the Chronographe Monopoussoir Rattrapante debuts as part of the […]

A LANGE & SÖHNE TRIPLE SPLIT

Easily one of the most complex chronographs to date, the A Lange & Söhne Triple Split sets a new benchmark for chronographs; it is the world’s first triple-rattrapante chronograph capable of tracking comparative time measurements in multiple increments for up to 12 hours. The 567-part in-house movement, caliber L132.1, was several years in the making, and is the long-awaited sequel […]

PARMIGIANI FLEURIER KALPA CHRONOR

The Kalpa Chronor is part of a series of new Kalpa tonneau-shaped watches unveiled this year that recall the original 2001 creation, but with updated detailing and exclusive, shaped movements. The new movement of the Kalpa Chronor, the COSC-certified chronometer caliber PF365, took six years to create. Designed, developed and built entirely in house, the PF365 is the world’s first […]

BREITLING NAVITIMER 8 B01 CHRONOGRAPH 43

While some might have been worried about Breitling’s future — it has new ownership, management and designers — its new releases prove those worries to be unfounded. It is remaining true to its roots while making interesting moves forward. The new Navitimer 8 B01 Chronograph 43 is a prime example of creating something new from its archives. The “8” in […]