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A peek into SIHH 2018

Swiss Watch Gallery is proud to share with you some pre-SIHH 2018 highlights from the prestigious exhibitors.

I t’s 10 days to the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) and watch fever is gaining momentum globally. For the past 27 years the world’s most prestigious watchmakers gather at this fair to share their latest innovations and creations that will shape trends and tomorrow’s most desirable timepieces.

Opening on January 15th, the annual five-day event in Geneva, promises to be as exciting as previous years and watch lovers worldwide are keeping their eyes glued on what’s going to be unveiled this year.

Swiss Watch Gallery presents you with a sneak preview of this year’s highlights from much sought-after brands such as A.Lange & Söhne, Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, Panerai, Piaget, Roger Dubuis and Vacheron Constantin.

1. Montblanc Star Legacy Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph

Montblanc reinterprets its Nicolas Rieussec monopusher chronograph which was launched in 2008 and has become a true Montblanc icon. The case and the dial of the timepiece have been redesigned with utmost fine watchmaking refinement. The Montblanc Star Legacy Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph pays tribute to the French watchmaker Nicolas Rieussec who invented the first inking chronograph in 1821.

2. Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Duoface

“A partnership at the pinnacle of craftsmanship.” This year, Jaeger-LeCoultre is unveiling 100 limited edition pieces to celebrate its partnership with Argentinian Polo and Equestrian bootmakers Casa Fagliano. Handmade in Argentina, the Reverso Tribute Duoface Large features a two-tone cordovan leather strap demonstrating an outstanding leathercraft tradition in pink gold case, expressing the timeless and discreet elegance of the Reverso.

I t’s 10 days to the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) and watch fever is gaining momentum globally. For the past 27 years the world’s most prestigious watchmakers gather at this fair to share their latest innovations and creations that will shape trends and tomorrow’s most desirable timepieces.

Opening on January 15th, the annual five-day event in Geneva, promises to be as exciting as previous years and watch lovers worldwide are keeping their eyes glued on what’s going to be unveiled this year.

Swiss Watch Gallery presents you with a sneak preview of this year’s highlights from much sought-after brands such as A.Lange & Söhne, Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, Panerai, Piaget, Roger Dubuis and Vacheron Constantin.

1. Montblanc Star Legacy Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph

Montblanc reinterprets its Nicolas Rieussec monopusher chronograph which was launched in 2008 and has become a true Montblanc icon. The case and the dial of the timepiece have been redesigned with utmost fine watchmaking refinement. The Montblanc Star Legacy Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph pays tribute to the French watchmaker Nicolas Rieussec who invented the first inking chronograph in 1821.

2. Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Duoface

“A partnership at the pinnacle of craftsmanship.” This year, Jaeger-LeCoultre is unveiling 100 limited edition pieces to celebrate its partnership with Argentinian Polo and Equestrian bootmakers Casa Fagliano. Handmade in Argentina, the Reverso Tribute Duoface Large features a two-tone cordovan leather strap demonstrating an outstanding leathercraft tradition in pink gold case, expressing the timeless and discreet elegance of the Reverso.

3. Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time

This dual-time watch is dedicated to globetrotters. Equipped with the finest watchmaking complications the Overseas Dual Time merges technicality with practicality. Its in-house movement allows the wearer’s to read dual time zones simultaneously. Its user–friendly handling is enhanced further by its interchangeable straps which come in leather, rubber and steel.

4. Piaget Altiplano 910P

The annual debate over the world’s thinnest manual-winding watch has come to end with this year’s new winner. For over 60 years, Piaget has demonstrated its supremacy in the field of ultra-thin watchmaking. The new Piaget Altiplano Ultimate 910P is just 4.30mm and is indeed an irresistible elegance of infinite slenderness.

5. Rotonde De Cartier Mysterious Double Tourbillon

This skeleton watch embodies a double flying tourbillon. The first Mysterious Double Tourbillon movement was created in 2013, which represented a milestone Cartier’s watchmaking history. Where it appears to be suspended in mid-air with no connection to the rest of the movement, it takes 60 seconds for the tourbillon to make a full rotation, while the tourbillon cage performs a second rotation in which each round takes 5 minutes.

3. Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time

This dual-time watch is dedicated to globetrotters. Equipped with the finest watchmaking complications the Overseas Dual Time merges technicality with practicality. Its in-house movement allows the wearer’s to read dual time zones simultaneously. Its user–friendly handling is enhanced further by its interchangeable straps which come in leather, rubber and steel.

4. Piaget Altiplano 910P

The annual debate over the world’s thinnest manual-winding watch has come to end with this year’s new winner. For over 60 years, Piaget has demonstrated its supremacy in the field of ultra-thin watchmaking. The new Piaget Altiplano Ultimate 910P is just 4.30mm and is indeed an irresistible elegance of infinite slenderness.

5. Rotonde De Cartier Mysterious Double Tourbillon

This skeleton watch embodies a double flying tourbillon. The first Mysterious Double Tourbillon movement was created in 2013, which represented a milestone Cartier’s watchmaking history. Where it appears to be suspended in mid-air with no connection to the rest of the movement, it takes 60 seconds for the tourbillon to make a full rotation, while the tourbillon cage performs a second rotation in which each round takes 5 minutes.