Tag: Time

Scales of Time: Urwerk UR-105 “T-Rex”

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 Prospex Radio Sync Solar World Time Chronograph

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.

Mapping Time & Space: Bovet’s Recital 18 “The Shooting Star”

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.