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Amazon Finds: 9 Perplexing Perpetual Calendars


The perpetual calendar is one of the most revered of horological complications. Its ability to accurately tell the time, display the correct day, date and month for decades along with its capacity to account for leap years and sometimes even moon phases, has made the perpetual calendar a favourite amongst watch collectors and enthusiasts alike. We've put together a list of the 9 best perpetual calendar timepieces we could find on Amazon. Enjoy!

A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar

A behemoth of horological technology, A. Lange & Söhne's 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar epitomises the marriage between a split-second chronograph mechanism with a perpetual calendar complication.


Patek Philippe 5270G Perpetual Calendar Chronograph

Considered the world's greatest perpetual calendar/chronograph, Patek Philippe's 5270G combines flawless aesthetics with perhaps the best QP/chronograph movement in a package that is undeniably perfect.


Patek Philippe 5496P Perpetual Calendar Retrograde

Patek Philippe's 5496P Perpetual Calendar Retrograde is against the grain but does offer a different take on the perpetual calendar, especially with its retrograde date indicator.


Patek Philippe 5140G Perpetual Calendar

The quintessential perpetual calendar from Patek Philippe is the 5140G. The foundational perpetual calendar from Patek Philippe combines beauty, sophistication, elegance and class in a package that is supreme and finite.


IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Rose Gold

Clad in rose gold and featuring a silky smooth white dial, IWC's Portugieser Perpetual Calendar is as iconic as it is emblematic.


IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar White Gold

As above, but a touch more subtle with its white gold casing. My pick of the two for sure.


Baume et Mercier Clifton Perpetual Calendar

A more approachable offering, Baume et Mercier's Clifton Perpetual Calendar combines legibility with sophistication, distinctiveness and wearability in an affectionate and very appealing package.


Glashütte Original Senator Excellence Perpetual Calendar

Not to be overshadowed by its German neighbour, Glashütte Original's Senator Excellence Perpetual Calendar walks the fine line between odd and cool with its asymmetrical dial layout that is surprisingly ergonomic to read.


Montblanc Meisterstuck Heritage Perpetual Calendar

Finally, we have Montblanc's Meisterstuck Heritage Perpetual Calendar, one of the world's most affordable luxury perpetual calendar pieces. The perfect watch to wet your QP-curious beak, the Meisterstuck Heritage Perpetual Calendar has tonnes of value.


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