Trends come and go, but the love for watches remains unchanged. Watches are timepieces that take years of effort and precision before they reach a showroom. Horology - the art of making watches - truly is an art only a true gentleman can appreciate. The 2019 SIHH or Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie that was organized in Geneva paid homage to this art form and showcased some of the best watches of this year. These are the 10 outstanding timepieces we'd give an arm and a leg to own right now.
1. Royal Oak Jumbo Extra Thin With Pink Gold Dial
Designed by Audemars Piguet
Price - ₹45,92,925 approximately.
This essentially 39mm extra-thin royal oak watch made from white gold has a striking pink gold colored dialer that refreshes the '70's' playboy style.
2. Pilot Watch Automatic Spitfire
Designed by IWC Schaffhausen
Price - ₹4,45,750 approximately.
The brushed steel case of the watch comes with wide luminous hands for legibility in the dark and easy to read numerals along with a canvas strap. What more to look out for in a pilot watch?
3. Heritage Automatic
Designed by Montblanc
Price - ₹1,83,430 approximately.
The Heritage collection brings back the mid 20th century with its subtle sector dialer and contrast textures along with circular hour markers and striking blue accents.
4. Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetual
Designed by Jaeger LeCoultre
Price - ₹6,48,88,456 approximately
Giving us major Tony Stark vibes is JLC's Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetual with miniaturization and a spinning tourbillon that allows the watch to boast a 43mm case size.
5. Submersible Marina Militare Carbotech 47mm
Designed by Panerai
Price - ₹28,41,079 approximately
Made from Panerai's patented Carbotech material, the watch has a case size coming in at 47mm and is essentially a tribute to the relationship the brand shares with the Italian navy since 1960.
6. Santos de Cartier Chronograph
Designed by Cartier
Price - ₹42,72,300 approximately
Looking like a regular chronograph, the watch has a start/stop button on the left side and the reset button lies within the crown itself that gives the watch a minimal, yet dressier silhouette.
7. Laureato Absolute Chronograph
Designed by Girard-Perregaux
Price - 9,23,470 approximately
The watch has a black-coated 44mm wide 300-meter water resistant titanium case that looks fantastic and is giving sports watches that elegant look.
Designed by HYT
Price - 34,91,495 approximately
H1.0 collection features superior visual lines and comfortable case along with movement dialer that flaunts the hydromechanical horologists.
9. L’Heure De La Lune
Designed by Hermes
Price - 17,09,400 approximately
L’Heure de la Lune is an exclusive 18k white gold watch that features a module that has a fun new way of displaying the moon phase.
10. Altiplano Meteorite
Designed by Piaget
Price- 17,53,109 approximately
Altiplano 41mm model is a which traditional dress watch but can also be classed up every day if one is bored with the traditional sports watch routine.