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Perrelet

Perrelet’s Split-seconds Chronograph “Louis-Frédéric” is a tribute to the founder’s grandson. Some History here: Louis-Frédéric emigrated to Paris towards the end of the 18th century, became watchmaker to three successive kings of France, won competitions and in 1827 applied for a patent for his invention – the split-seconds chronograph counter, which also received an award from the Academy of Sciences in Paris. Almost two centuries later, Perrelet is reinterpreting this complication in two exceptional versions: one in white and pink gold limited to 50 pieces; the other in white gold in a limited series of 27. The movement is automatic…

Watch of the year

Piaget’s Altipano Montres Passion is a magazine that has been awarding the Watch of the year prize for the past 15 years. This year, they selected the Altipano by Piaget as the winner. IWC’s Da Vinci Vintage Automatic The Da Vinci Vintage Automatic by IWC took second place while Rodolphe’s Instinct Basic 4851 Four Time Zone took third. Ladies had a seperate category -The Ladies’ Watch of the Year award which was won by Piaget’s model “Magic Hour” Rodolphe’s Instinct Basic 4851 Four Time Zone The Jury’s also awarded a special prize to Harry Winston’s Diane minute repeater. The watches…