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Watches Of The Week: 10/06/2024 - 16/06/2024

Another week has come and gone, and with that another round up of all the latest watch releases in your go-to retrospective look at that last seven days in the next Watches Of The Week edition. This week was headlined by a range of new watches, including drops from TAG Heuer, Louis Vuitton, Parmigiani Fleurier, Roger Dubuis as well as three new Omega x Swatch MoonSwatch references.

Happy reading, have a great week ahead.

TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963

  • Brand: TAG Heuer

  • Model: Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963 

  • Reference: CBU2010.FT6267

  • Case: 44mm x 15.10mm

  • Case Material: Stainless steel (With black PVD case sides)

  • Water Resistance: 100m

  • Movement: TH20-00

  • Frequency: 4 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 80 hours

  • Price: CHF9,000 (Limited to 963 pieces)

The TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963 is a limited-edition timepiece celebrating the partnership between TAG Heuer and Porsche. This chronograph features a 44mm black DLC-coated titanium case, a distinctive black, red, and white color scheme inspired by the Porsche 963 racing car The design integrates elements reminiscent of Porsche's motorsport heritage, including the car's livery and details that evoke the dynamic spirit of endurance racing. Limited to 963 pieces, this watch combines precision engineering with sporty aesthetics, appealing to enthusiasts of both super technical pieces from TAG Heuer and Porsche's illustrious motorsports history.

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Flyback Chronograph

  • Brand: Roger Dubuis

  • Model: Excalibur Spider Flyback Chronograph

  • Reference: RDDBEX1102

  • Case: 45mm x 16.10mm

  • Case Material: Carbon, ceramic bezel, black DLC titanium open caseback

  • Water Resistance: 100m

  • Movement: RD780 (Pinçon de Genève hallmark)

  • Frequency: 4 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 72 hours

  • Price: CHF104,500 (Limited to 88 pieces)

The Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Flyback Chronograph "Verde Mantis" is a limited edition timepiece, featuring a bold design inspired by Lamborghini's SC63 hypercar. Limited to just 88 pieces, this watch sports a 45mm carbon case with a scratch-resistant ceramic bezel. The green and orange color scheme, along with the skeletonized pushers, mimics the high-performance aesthetics of Lamborghini supercars. The RD780 calibre, visible through the case back, powers the watch and includes advanced features like a flyback function and a vertical clutch. Additionally, the timepiece is equipped with a green rubber strap featuring orange stitching and a quick-release system for easy strap changes​ 

Breitling Superocean Updates

  • Brand: Breitling

  • Model: Superocean Automatic 46 Superdiver

  • Reference: E10379xx

  • Case: 46mm x 14.50mm

  • Case Material: Titanium

  • Water Resistance: 1000m

  • Movement: Calibre 10 (ETA 2892 base)

  • Frequency: 4 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 42 hours

  • Price: USD6,300 on rubber strap, USD6,950 on bracelet

The Breitling Superocean Automatic 46 Superdiver is a high-performance diving watch designed for extreme underwater conditions. It features a 46mm titanium case, offering both durability and lightness, and is water-resistant up to 1,000 meters. The watch is powered by the automatic Breitling Caliber 10 and boasts a 42 hour power reserve. Its bold design includes a camouflage stylised dial with large, luminescent hands and markers for enhanced visibility in low-light conditions, and a unidirectional ratcheted bezel for precise timing.

Swatch X Omega MoonSwatch Mission On Earth

  • Brand: Swatch x Omega

  • Model: MoonSwatch Mission On Earth

  • Reference: SO33xx

  • Case: 42mm x 13.25mm

  • Case Material: Bioceramic

  • Water Resistance: 30m

  • Movement: Quartz

  • Frequency: -

  • Power Reserve: -

  • Price: USD270

The new MoonSwatch “Mission On Earth” collection is the latest collaborative effort between Swatch and Omega. These three models are defined by their rather bold looks, with the Lava, the Polar Lights and the Desert references each drawing inspiration from their respective environments. Each model has a battery cover that depicts the planet Earth, and each piece has the now distinct look of the original MoonSwatch.

Louis Vuitton Escale Time-Only Automatic

  • Brand: Louis Vuitton

  • Model: Escale Time-Only Automatic

  • Reference: W3Pxx

  • Case: 39mm x 10.34mm (Diamond-set bezel model is 41mm x 12.74mm)

  • Case Material: Rose gold or platinum

  • Water Resistance: 50m

  • Movement: LFT023

  • Frequency: 4 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 50 hours

  • Price: Rose gold €29,000; Platinum with meteorite dial €39,000; Platinum with baguette-cut diamonds €150,000

Louis Vuitton has introduced the Escale Time-Only Automatic, a refined take on its Escale line. This watch features a 39mm case with intricate details inspired by Louis Vuitton trunks, including riveted lugs and an octagonal crown. The dial variations include options in rose gold, platinum with meteorite, and onyx with diamonds. Powered by the LFT023 movement, the watch offers reliability and aesthetic appeal, priced between €29,000 and €150,000 depending on the model. This new release emphasizes practicality and elegance with subtle luxury elements

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF Sport Chronograph

  • Brand: Parmigiani Fleurier

  • Model: Tonda PF Sport Chronograph

  • Reference: PFC931xx

  • Case: 42mm x 12.90mm

  • Case Material: Stainless steel

  • Water Resistance: 100m

  • Movement: PF070

  • Frequency: 5 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 65 hours

  • Price: CHF29,700

Parmigiani Fleurier has expanded its Tonda PF Sport Chronograph line with new pastel-colored dials in "Milano Blue," "Arctic Grey," and "London Grey." The watches maintain the 42mm stainless steel case, guilloché dials, and the PF070 movement, known for its high-frequency chronometer certification and 65-hour power reserve. These updates offer a fresh aesthetic while retaining the technical specifications and design elements of the original model.

Rado's New High Tech Ceramic Summer Editions

Rado introduces new high-tech ceramic models, featuring two Captain Cook watches and a True Square Skeleton. The Captain Cook models come in polished blue ceramic cases with yellow or orange bezel inserts, limited to 262 pieces. The True Square Skeleton, in matte yellow ceramic, showcases Rado's signature round-cornered design. Both models are powered by the Rado R808 automatic movement with 80-hour power reserve and anti-magnetic properties. They feature intricate skeletonized designs, Super-LumiNova® coated markers, and durable blue rubber straps for maximum comfort and resistance.


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