It’s February 29, and in honor of this extra day on the 2016 calendar, we’ve gathered seven calendar watches that were introduced at this year’s SIHH watch fair in Geneva. Scroll down to see the watches, and don’t forget to reset your own watch (if necessary) at midnight tonight!
In 2014, Jaeger-LeCoultre released the limited-edition Geophysic 1958, a tribute to a famous and collectible chronometer that the brand produced in the “International Geophysical Year” of scientific exploration (Click here for more detail on that watch). Now the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic becomes an actual contemporary collection within the brand, with the release of two new, non-limited
While we at WatchTime eagerly await the start of SIHH 2016, we offer here a glimpse of some of the new watches that we’ve seen in advance, from brands including Audemars Piguet, Cartier, IWC, and Panerai.
Last year, Montblanc launched its Heritage Chronométrie collection, with designs inspired chiefly by the 1948-era Pythagore timepieces created by the storied Minerva manufacture in Villeret, Switzerland (now known as Montblanc Manufacture). This year, the brand adds to the collection with two new complications, an unusual date indication and a chronograph with annual calendar.
IWC Schaffhausen puts the focus on its iconic Pilots’ Watch collections at this year’s SIHH watch salon in Geneva, and among the many new timepieces the brand is launching for 2016 is yet another ticking tribute to the storied poet/author/aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: the IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “Le Petit Prince.” Like