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Watches Of The Week: 17/06/2024 - 23/06/2024

Welcome to the next edition of your go-to retrospective look at the past week's new watch releases in the latest Watches Of The Week. In this week's instalment, I'll be highlighting some new watches from the likes of Omega with some very welcomed sizing updates, a new Australian limited edition TAG Heuer, along with new watches from Arnold & Son, Laurent Ferrier and more.

Happy reading, have a great week ahead.

Laurent Ferrier x Hervé Di Rosa Classic Micro-Rotor Di Rosa

  • Brand: Laurent Ferrier

  • Model: Classic Micro-Rotor Di Rosa

  • Reference: LCF038.AC.D1G

  • Case: 40mm x 10.70mm

  • Case Material: Stainless steel

  • Water Resistance: 30m

  • Movement: FBN 229.01

  • Frequency: 3 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 72 hours

  • Price: CHF80,000 (Limited to 5 pieces)

Laurent Ferrier and artist Hervé Di Rosa have collaborated on a limited edition watch, the Classic Micro-Rotor Di Rosa. This timepiece features a hand-engraved white gold dial inspired by Di Rosa's art, depicting a green star-shaped figure with twelve arms, used as hour markers. It has a 40mm stainless steel case, powered by the automatic micro-rotor movement FBN 229.01, and includes unique design elements like Asegai hands.

Arnold & Son Double Tourbillon White Gold Amber Edition

  • Brand: Arnold & Son

  • Model: Double Tourbillon White Gold Amber Edition

  • Reference: -

  • Case: 43.50mm

  • Case Material: White gold

  • Water Resistance: 30m

  • Movement: A&S8513

  • Frequency: 3 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 90 hours

  • Price: CHF227,100 (Piece unique)

Arnold & Son has introduced Baltic amber, a first in watchmaking, to enhance the Double Tourbillon White Gold model. This amber, with its rich moiré yellow, complements the grey gold case, skeletonized bridges, and opal hour dials, adding unique reflections. The watch showcases Arnold & Son's craftsmanship with dual tourbillons, independent time displays, and intricate finishing touches like Côtes de Genève stripes. This exceptional model reflects the brand's 260-year heritage in precision and unique material use, including imperial jade and malachite.

TAG Heuer Australian Limited Edition

  • Brand: TAG Heuer

  • Model: Australian Limited Edition

  • Reference: CAR5A8AK.FC6570

  • Case: 45mm

  • Case Material: Titanium

  • Water Resistance: 100m

  • Movement: Calibre Heuer 02 Tourbillon

  • Frequency: 4 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 65 hours

  • Price: AUD35,200 (Limited to 10 pieces)

TAG Heuer has launched an exclusive Australian Limited Edition Tourbillon, available only at its renovated Sydney boutique. Limited to 10 pieces, each watch features a unique ‘xx/10’ inscription and comes with a SwissKubik watch winder. The design, inspired by Sydney Harbour's blue hues, showcases TAG Heuer's craftsmanship with a 45mm titanium case, ceramic bezel, and sapphire case back revealing the COSC-certified Calibre Heuer 02T movement. The skeletonized dial includes polished, Super-Luminova®-lined hands, rhodium-plated chronograph sub-dials, and a flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock.

Bell & Ross BR 05 Artline Steel & Gold

  • Brand: Bell & Ross

  • Model: BR 05 Artline Steel & Gold

  • Reference: BR05A-EL-GLST/SSG

  • Case: 40mm

  • Case Material: Steel and rose gold

  • Water Resistance: 100m

  • Movement: BR-CAL.32101

  • Frequency: 4 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 54 hours

  • Price: AUD19,600 (Limited to 99 pieces)

Launched in 2022, the Artline range within the BR 05 urban collection features a design inspired by 1930s Art Deco. This limited series of 99 pieces combines gold and steel for an elegant, powerful look. The 40mm watch houses a high-performance Swiss self-winding movement with a 54-hour power reserve, visible through a sapphire case back. The BR 05 Artline Steel & Gold merges architectural precision, urban style, modernist industrial aesthetics, and aeronautical influences, creating a statement of contemporary elegance.

ochs und junior luna sole

  • Brand: ochs und junior

  • Model: luna role

  • Reference: -

  • Case: 40mm x 9mm

  • Case Material: Titanium

  • Water Resistance: 100m

  • Movement: ETA 2892-A2

  • Frequency: 4 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 42 hours

  • Price: CHF6,000

The Luna Sole watch features a novel mechanism with two interconnected discs to display the sun and moon's positions and the moon's illumination. It comes in two dial variants: anthracite sandblasted rhodium with gray gold leaf accents, and light rhodium with rose gold leaf accents. The 40mm titanium case is lightweight and thin. The watch displays hours, minutes, seconds, date, sun, moon phase, and the moon's position relative to the earth and sun, using just six module parts. The solar disc completes a daily rotation, while the lunar disc completes one in about 29.5 days.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Black Dial In Three Sizes

Omega expands the Seamaster Aqua Terra collection with three sizes with glossy black lacquered dials. The design, inspired by Omega heritage diving watches, combines Co-Axial Master Chronometer (Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 8900 for the 41 mm models, and 8800 for the 38 mm and 34 mm models – each METAS certified) precision with modern integrated bracelets for a comfortable fit. Available in 41mm, 38mm, and 34mm, the watches include distinctive details like trapezoidal and round date windows and unique indexes.

Panerai Submersible Elux LAB-ID PAM01800

  • Brand: Panerai

  • Model: Submersible Elux PAM01800

  • Reference: PAM01800

  • Case: 49 mm

  • Case Material: Blue Ti-Ceramitech

  • Water Resistance: 500m

  • Movement: P.9010/EL

  • Frequency: 4 Hz

  • Power Reserve: 72 hours

  • Price: CH92,800 (Limited to 150 pieces)

Panerai introduces the Submersible Elux LAB-ID PAM01800, featuring an advanced self-illuminating system powered by four mainsprings, offering 30 minutes of LED illumination. Inspired by historical Panerai designs, this 49mm watch combines modern technology with vintage aesthetics. The titanium case with a ceramic coating ensures durability and water resistance up to 500 meters. The watch is limited to 150 pieces, priced at CHF 92,800, and showcases Panerai’s dedication to innovative watchmaking and luminous technology


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