Another week down, another round up of all the latest watch releases in Watches Of The Week. In this week's edition, H. Moser & Cie featured with a new Streamliner Tourbillon, as did Moritz Grossmann with its latest tourbillon. NOMOS Glashütte dropped its latest model in three distinct sizes, while Roger Dubuis and Longines alike released some superb watches.
NOMOS Glashütte Orion neomatik
The NOMOS Glashütte Orion neomatik new black is a sleek and refined timepiece that effortlessly combines modern aesthetics with precision engineering. Encased in stainless steel, the watch features in either 36mm, a 38.5mm or a 41mm diameter, providing a balanced and versatile presence on the wrist. The deep black dial, adorned with gold indices and hands, exudes understated elegance. The neomatik caliber DUW 3001 and DUW 6101 movement powers the watch, delivering remarkable accuracy and a slim profile. The minimalist design, coupled with the domed sapphire crystal, enhances the timepiece's timeless appeal. With its monochromatic color scheme and exceptional craftsmanship, the NOMOS Glashütte Orion neomatik new black stands as a testament to Nomos' commitment to creating stylish and reliable timepieces for discerning enthusiasts.
Verdict: NOMOS Glashütte once again proving why it's one of the most exciting maisons outside of Switzerland.
Longines Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve
The Longines Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve is a distinguished timepiece that seamlessly marries classic design elements with modern functionality. Encased in stainless steel, the watch boasts a 38mm diameter, striking a perfect balance between vintage charm and contemporary wearability. The silvered dial features elegant Arabic numerals, blued steel hands, and a central power reserve indicator that adds a practical touch to the design. Driven by the automatic L896.5 caliber movement, the timepiece ensures accurate timekeeping and an impressive power reserve. The transparent case back reveals the intricate movement, showcasing Longines' commitment to horological excellence. With its timeless aesthetics and technical precision, the Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve exemplifies Longines' heritage and dedication to producing exceptional timepieces.
Model: Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Water Resistance: 50m
Calibre: Cal. L896.5
Verdict: A return to form for Longines who once again releases another very welcoming piece of nostalgia.
H. Moser & Cie Streamliner Tourbillon Wyoming Jade
The H. Moser & Cie Streamliner Tourbillon Wyoming Jade is an exceptional timepiece that epitomizes high-end watchmaking and avant-garde design. Encased in a 40mm red gold case with a curved sapphire crystal, the watch showcases a distinctive jade dial, offering a unique and captivating aesthetic. The flying tourbillon, positioned at 6 o'clock, is a technical marvel that enhances precision. The streamlined architecture of the case and bracelet, crafted from integrated links, creates a seamless and ergonomic fit on the wrist. Powered by the automatic HMC 804 movement, the watch features a stunning one-minute double-hairspring tourbillon. With its combination of cutting-edge design, innovative materials, and intricate complications, the Streamliner Tourbillon Wyoming Jade stands as a testament to H. Moser & Cie's commitment to pushing the boundaries of horological craftsmanship.
Brand: H. Moser & Cie
Model: Streamliner Tourbillon Wyoming Jade
Case: 40mm x 12.1mm
Case Material: Red Gold
Water Resistance: 120m
Calibre: HMC 804
Price: CHF109,000 (Limited to 100 pieces)
Verdict: A stunning take on the already very distinct Streamliner collection.
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon
The Roger Dubuis Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon is a masterful fusion of haute horlogerie and artistic expression. Encased in precious materials, the 42mm timepiece is adorned with an intricate dragon engraving, showcasing the brand's dedication to craftsmanship. The standout feature is the monotourbillon complication, visible at 7 o'clock, offering precision timekeeping and a captivating visual spectacle. The skeletonized dial allows a view of the movement's intricacies, while the dragon motif extends to the caseback, creating a cohesive and detailed design. Powered by the in-house RD512SQ caliber movement, the watch not only guarantees accuracy but also boasts a 72-hour power reserve. With a limited production, the Roger Dubuis Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon represents a harmonious blend of technical prowess and artistic storytelling, making it a coveted choice for collectors and enthusiasts alike.
Brand: Roger Dubuis
Model: Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon
Case: 42mm x 12.62mm
Case Material: Rose Gold
Water Resistance: 100m
Price: CHF195,000 (Limited to 28 pieces)
Verdict: An exceptional take on the Lunar Year of the Dragon from Roger Dubuis.
Moritz Grossmann TOURBILLON Tremblage
The Moritz Grossmann TOURBILLON Tremblage is a horological masterpiece that seamlessly marries traditional craftsmanship with innovative technology. Encased in either 44.5mm by 13.9mm of white or rose gold, the watch offers a sophisticated and versatile presence on the wrist. The tremblage engraving on the dial, a meticulous handcrafting technique, adds a distinctive texture to the surface. The flying tourbillon, visible at 6 o'clock, showcases the brand's technical prowess in precision timekeeping. The manual-winding Calibre 103.0 movement powers the timepiece, ensuring exceptional accuracy and a power reserve of approximately 72 hours. The transparent case back allows a glimpse into the intricate details of the movement. With its attention to detail, artisanal engraving, and mechanical sophistication, the Moritz Grossmann TOURBILLON Tremblage stands as a testament to the brand's commitment to creating exceptional and unique timepieces.
Verdict: A spectacular take on the traditional hand-wound manufacture tourbillon elevated by some superb finishings both dial side and throughout the movement itself.