Those looking for a high-end made timepiece with looks and practicality should check out Breitling’s 2011 version of their Colt watches. They have fancy high-accuracy Swiss quartz movements accurate to within a few seconds per a year. Mechanical watches by comparison are accurate to within a few seconds per day.
Special made as a limited edition for the Japanese market to celebrate their F1 races, Hublot has produced the F1 King Power Suzuka watch all teched-out and done up in the colors of the Japanese flag.
Remember slide-rules? It is OK, neither do we – though this watch does. Fortis produces a limited edition B-47 Calculator watch which reminds us of how much we need digital calculation in our lives.
Very few mechanical watches have complications that indicate the temperature. Ball watches is among the few that do and they have released two retro looking Trainmaster watch models in honor of the men who invented the Celsius or Fahrenheit scales.
Typically modern watch brand MB&F takes a step and imagines what it would have been like to produce a futuristic timepiece 100 years ago. The result in the lovely and intriguing almost steampunk Legacy Machine No. 1 watch.
Certainly an oddity, but still fun – this Itay Noy X-Ray watch from Israel plays with the idea of having a see-through dial that isn’t really see though.
Ah yes, over engineering at its finest. About $80,000 and a lot of gumption will get you this De GRISONOGO Otturatore watch that uses a very complex mechanism for mechanically cycling through its various dial functions.
We want one of these. You can enter to win a brand new Seiko Sportura Kinetic Diver watch here.