Here at Monochrome we always start the week with our Weekly Watch Photo. This week we’ll show you some magnificent photos of the Swiss A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Pour le Mérite Watch. The photos are made by Edwin, who moderates the A. Lange & Söhne forum at Timezone.com.
This is the TAG Heuer Automatic Mikrograph Convertible Chronograph Watch. It is capable of measuring up to 1/100th of a second while keeping COSC accuracy. Its self-winding caliber was first seen in 2011 at Only Swiss Designer Watches Online and it features two independent escapements to make it happen. To see a Mikrograph in use is just awesome – the chrono hand flies around the dial so quickly as to become almost invisible.
In a bold move, Baume & Mercier unveils the highly complicated Clifton Perpetual Calendar. As is the brand’s style, each year it unveils a very special Swiss made complication in the Clifton collection. Last year we witnessed the unveiling of the stunning five-minute repeater pocket Swiss Designer Watches Online, and the year before that, a tourbillon. Now, the 186-year-old brand turns its attention to astronomy and to one of the most useful functions for today’s busy lifestyles: the perpetual calendar.
The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the most demanding sporting events in the world.Swiss IWC celebrates its role as the Official Timekeeper with the launch of the new Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph “Ocean Racer” Special Edition.