Pre-SIHH 2019: Introducing The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel

Jaeger-LeCoultre Ultra Thin Moon

SIHH is around the corner and we are beginning to witness a host of new timepieces being showcased ahead of time — but don’t get too excited — this only means we get a peek at what is coming in January in Geneva – it doesn’t mean you don’t have to wait until next year for the watches…

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Bulgari Unveils Two Record-Setting Watches at Baselworld 2018: Octo Finissimo Automatic Tourbillon and Diva Finissima Minute Repeater

Baselworld 2018: Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic Tourbillon watch sets new record

Yesterday on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com,  I broke the news about the record-setting Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic Tourbillon watch that again established records for ultra-thin watches. However, Bulgari has also set a record for the world’s thinnest ultra-thin minute repeater for women with the bejeweled Octo Finissima Minute Repeater. Bulgari Octo Finnisimo Automatic…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: Piaget Unveils Record-Setting Altiplano Ultimate Automatic Ultra-Thin Watch

Pre SIHH 2018: Piaget sets new world records for ultra-thin with the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate watch.

Like it has been doing since the middle of the 20th century, Piaget once again works its magic in the world of ultra-thin watches … this time  unveiling the Piaget  Altiplano Ultimate watch. Prior to the SIHH in January in Geneva, the brand gives us a sneak peek at the incredible new watch. The new…

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SIHH 2017: Piaget Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Altiplano Collection (prices)

Piaget 43mm Altiplano Automatic 60th Anniversary collection.

When the Piaget Aliplano wristwatch was first introduced at Baselworld in 1957, its defining characteristic was its thinness: it was driven by the hand-wound Caliber 9P, which was only 2 mm thick. A few years later, in 1960, the much-heralded self-winding 12P was introduced at just 2.3mm thick. Since then, the Altiplano has embraced a…

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A Close-Up Look at the Record-Setting Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

Earlier this year, at Baselworld 2016, a number of world records were set. One of the most alluring may well be the Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater watch — setting the world record as the thinnest hand-wound minute repeater on the market.   Part of the ultra-thin Octo collection, the  Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater houses the…

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SIHH 2016: Richard Mille Goes Thin with the RM67-01 Automatic Extra Flat

Always on the cutting edge of materials and designs, Richard Mille this year surprises us again — this time in tune with the ultra thin trend — as he pushes horological boundaries by releasing the ultra-thin, skelotonized  RM 67-01 Automatic Extra Flat watch. To power the ultra-thin piece, Richard Mille has developed an entirely new in-house movement…

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