The Best Watches of SIHH 2015. Part 1
Although often unappreciated or dismissed by experienced watch admirers, Roger Dubuis is a serious luxury watch brand. Every year Roger Dubuis tries to surprise and even shock customers at SIHH. Often their models focus very much on explicit demonstration of wealth and wild design. It is for discriminating customers. This year, Roger Dubuis presented a tourbillon-less version of their movement in the Excalibur 42 Automatic Skeleton watch.
In 2015, the main characteristic of is use of star-shape in the design. The Roger Dubuis Excalibur Automatic Skeleton combines the high-end design and skeletonized movements without a tourbillon, and with an automatic micro-rotor. There are two available colors black titanium and18k rose gold, the size is 42mm. Prices start at $63,900 in black titanium and $80,000 in 18k rose.
IWC presented at SIHH the renovation of the Portuguese family of watches. Perhaps its most classic watch line started its way in 1939.
The renewed collection has the limited-edition. 75th Anniversary 8-Day Hand-Wound has elements of design inspired by the original dial, small seconds subdial, dome-shaped crystal and 43-mm case. The watch is available in both a rose gold and steel case, two variants are lovely and won’t be around for long.
The new Clé de Cartier collection is possibly the only collection that has both a new case and a new movement. This year, the Cartier Clé is available exceptionally in gold cases, but it is possible that Cartier will present more versions in the near future. The largest case size for men is 40mm with a round dial.
This model with an automatic movement has three-hand dial, black Roman numerals. A new crown is not round, but it is simple to use. Cartier even presents a new bracelet design has thin links and seems very comfortable. This year models in only gold are priced correspondingly at $21,000 in 18k white gold.