The Konstantin Chaykin Manufacture, known to lovers of fine watches all over the world for watches containing unusual movements and functions and clocks for fine interiors with gorgeous cases made of precious and rare materials. For Konstantin Chaykin, the Russian inventor and watchmaker, religion, in all forms is one of his passions, particularly the different calendars and symbolism. Konstantin is always looking for new ways to connect religious meanings with telling time. Konstantin does not favor any one religion. You will find clocks and watches he has invented with Christian, Hebrew and Muslim symbols and calendars. “I do not...Read More
Day: October 7, 2017
Strong showing in black and white As an extension of the 1815 watch family, A. Lange & Söhne is presenting a further version of the 1815 CHRONOGRAPH with the stopwatch function. It persuasively combines a white-gold case and a black dial with a pulsimeter scale. The ability to measure times has always been one of the most useful and exciting functions of a mechanical watch. This applies in particular when the many levers and springs of the chronograph can be observed in action. A. Lange & Söhne has been crafting models with stopwatch functions since 1999 – fitted with...Read More
Vacheron Constantin presents two new Historiques models featuring a complete calendar. A deliberately vintage look for these new models reinterpreting the creativity and the aesthetic of the iconic timepieces born in the 1940s. With their calendar function, round case with triple gadroons, two-tone dial, “claw-type” lugs and mechanical manual-winding movement, the new Historiques Triple calendrier 1942 and the Triple calendrier 1948 are reviving a typical Vacheron Constantin complication and style from this era. One style, two icons Vacheron Constantin is reinterpreting two calendar watches from 1942 and 1948, which highlight its expertise in the field of “useful” complications and...Read More
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