Highlights of the new introductions from the 2014 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie The SIHH in January is the venue for the year’s first crop of new luxury watches. Many of the pieces shown here are limited editions, with elite mechanical movements representing the…Read The Full Post
- NAME Carol Besler
- BIO Carol Besler has written about watches for 20 years, with stories appearing in International Watch, Journal Haute Horlogerie, Watch Journal, The Robb Report, Worth, Fashion Magazine, The New York Times, Financial Post, Watch & Jewelry Review, Sharp For Men, The Men’s Book and Nuvo.
Artcles By Carol Besler
Today, which is press day at Baselworld, Patek Philippe introduced a new, steel version of its Annual Calendar Chronograph, Ref. 5960, a complication that was originally introduced in 2006 in a platinum case. Outside the Nautilus and Aquanaut collections, there are few steel Patek Philippe…Read The Full Post
This week we feature two watches, both vintage, in one new – or rather old – color. Girard-Perregaux, one of the elite Swiss heritage brands, appeals to its archives for inspiration from authentic models introduced in key eras. Girard-Perregaux’s two flagship models, 1966 and the vintage…Read The Full Post
The new A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Ref. 235 honors the birth date of the company founder, Ferdinand A. Lange, whose philosophy of design was “Medèn ágan – nothing in excess,” a call for moderation and modesty, posted at the entrance to the ancient Temple…Read The Full Post
The beauty of the mechanical movement is front and center in the PanoMaticInverse. Components of the automatic Caliber 91-02 reversed, with the aim of highlighting the manufacture’s signature fine adjustment system – a duplex swan-neck mechanism – by making it visible on the dial side.…Read The Full Post