For the third time in a row Tag Heuer has once again released the worlds most precise mechanical chronograph watch. The oddly named Mikrogirder 2000 watch measures time with 5/10,000th of a second precision (and flair).
The best German luxury brand A. Lange & Sohne releases a watch that sincere watch connoisseurs will go ga-ga over. It is the new Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar timepiece.
California-based Devon previews their upcoming Tread 2 watch. It is a follow-up model to the cool Tread 1 that uses belts to tell the time. A chic geek hit no doubt.
Jaeger-LeCoultre offers the Duometre Spherotourbilon with an eye catching tourbillon the seems to gracefully bobble about. The entire package is porn for watch lovers.
A full hands-on review of the Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed Chronograph watch that is the brand’s first ever chronograph.
After 40 years the iconic Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch is still the brand’s best seller. For 2012 the Royal Oak gets refreshed a bit and bumped up in size to 41mm wide.
Breitling’s famous Navitimer gets the Photoshop Watch What-If treatment exploring new styles and one that makes it looks basketball themed.
2012 was the year of the big Pilot watch for IWC who makes probably the best high-end classic aviation themed timepieces out there. The new collection of IWC Pilot watches is previewed here before the large industry trade show.
Almost exclusively for the icon-centric Chinese market, Piaget makes a range of extremely intricate year of the Dragon themed watches.
Learn about these watches an more on the Hourtime Podcast.
Source : https://techcrunch.com/2012/01/22/weekend-watch-update/