Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Portuguese Tourbillon Mystère Rétrograde

The Portuguese Tourbillon Mystère Rétrograde combines the magic of a floating tourbillon with the logic of a date hand that reverts to its starting position. Enjoy the official IWC video: Advertisements

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IWC Portuguese series: unusually large and elegant

In the early 1930’s, two Portuguese watchdealers by the names of Rodrigues and Teixeira visited the IWC factory premises in Schaffhausen. Their demand was simple yet unusual: Could IWC supply a watch in stainless steel with the qualities of a … Continue reading

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Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 secondes Contemporain

Greubel Forsey presents a unique edition of 33 pieces featuring a titanium movement and 5N red gold case, which follows on from the early-2012 launch of the Tourbillon 24 Secondes Contemporain in platinum. Like its predecessor, this timepiece is part … Continue reading

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WristwatchWorld in 2013

In 2013, Wristwatchworld will continue to deliver daily information, blogs and opinions about high-end wristwatches. With this site as the centerpoint and Facebook, Twitter and Youtube as sattelites, we strive to provide your daily dosis of news, information, opinion, videos … Continue reading

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Watch Auction Forecast January 2013: Fellows

From now on, Wristwatchworld will provide a monthly overview of forthcoming watch auctions featuring high-end wristwatches. For January, Antiquorum organizes the Hong Kong auction at january 26th. The catalog will be available shortly. In UK, specialist auction house Fellows ( … Continue reading

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Patek Philippe reference 5070

  Back in 1998, Patek Philippe introduced their first completely new chronograph in nearly 40 years. The design was impressive, and the case-size very large (42mm) by Patek standards. One can say that the 5070 was Patek’s entrance to the … Continue reading

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Richard Mille RM053 Pablo Mac Donough

It is only 12 years ago that the Richard Mille brand entered the high-end wristwatch market. Since then, their reputation was settled quickly, thanks to their design philosophy and their consequent use of new technological materials. Richard Mille was the first … Continue reading

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