Hands On With The Revolutionary Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater Perpetual

Just last month, I had the opportunity to go hands on with the newest Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater Perpetual calendar watch that the brand unveiled to the world today.  Not only did I get to see and touch the watch, but also I was the first person (outside of the watchmakers) to put…

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Ulysse Nardin Never Disappoints: Introducing the Imperial Blue and the Manufacture Perpetual Calendar

A leader in watchmaking complexities and a pioneer in developing silicium and other high technologies, Ulysse Nardin is a brand we expect great things from. And this company never disappoints.  This year, it offers a host of important new timepieces, including the Imperial Blue and the Perpetual Calendar watch. Personally, I love the new Imperial…

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5 Top Watchmaking Complications

Watch brands often refer to timepieces as having simple or complex complications. Generally every function of a watch that is in addition to its timekeeping role is an added complexity.  Essentially a complex watch offers added information and data. The more extra functions, information and data packed into a timepiece, the more complicated it is. …

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Three Really Nice Perpetual Calendar Watches from BaselWorld 2013

Easily one of the hottest complications here at BaselWorld 2013 this year is the perpetual calendar wristwatch. A sophisticated complexity, these watches track so much more than the minutes and hours. One of the top feats of watchmaking, perpetual calendar wristwatches typically hold anywhere from 300 to 600 pieces in their complex movements – and…

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