Watch aficionados are used to seeing reptilian scaled patterns on leather straps, but the new Urwerk UR-105 T-Rex — unveiled at SIHH 2016 in January and equipped with the iconoclastic brand’s unique satellite-hours timekeeping system — may be the first timepiece to bring such a motif to a watch case as well. The UR-105 T-Rex
Seiko launched its Prospex line of specialized sports watches internationally two years ago; thus far, it has been known in the U.S. mostly for dive watches such as the Marinemaster. At Baselworld 2016, Seiko introduces a Prospex pilots’ watch, equipped with a new, ultra-reliable solar-powered movement.
A look at the Patek Philippe Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph, a new watch in the Patek Nautilus family, whose additional second-time-zone function works just like the one in the aforementioned Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time.
A selection of the latest women’s watches to help you with your holiday shopping, including new ladies’ models from Cartier, Hermes, Chopard, Piaget, and Van Cleef & Arpels.
Bovet, which showed its newest timepieces in Geneva during SIHH 2016, added to its ultra-complicated Recital collection a watch that is positively cosmic in its level of complexity: the Bovet Recital 18, aka “The Shooting Star.” It combines a five-day tourbillon, a hemispheric worldwide time function, a compact 24-cities indicator on rollers, a hemispheric moon-phase display, and a jumping hour with retrograde minutes.
The Richard Mille RM 50-02 Tourbillon Split Seconds Chronograph AJC from Richard Mille, introduced at SIHH 2016, is not your typical aviation watch. It represents the brand’s partnership with Airbus Corporate Jets (AJC) , the private-jet arm of the French aviation company.