Tag Archive for: grand complication

´Collector´s View` on an eclectic selection of watches, including the legendary IWC Il Destriero Scafusia Grand Complication, to be sold at the Dorotheum auction, 01 December 2023

Hands-on. Snapshots, thoughts and details about the ´20.09 Tourbillon – Special Projects Cave` from MING, an eclectic approach to contemporary watchmaking with a ´grand complication`

Paul Gerber is perhaps the most subtly ironic watchmaker – always ready with a charming watchmaking twist – such as this ‘bi-nique’ Cal. 41 wristwatch with switchable jumping/permanent seconds and triple rotors

Some snapshots and brief impressions about the ´Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin` from Vacheron Constantin, a charming piece on the outside and a masterpiece on the inside

For today I have chosen one of the best known (or can we even say common) `Grand Complications` – the perpetual calendar from one of the power houses of Swiss fine watchmaking. Vacheron Constantin is close to my heart, especially for the ´delicacies` they can offer from time to time – even when those are quite often like a hidden secret to the public.

Photographer Guy Lucas de Peslouan shares his images and thoughts on the Louis Vuitton ´Escale Worldtime Minute Repeater` – plus some context by “the eclecticum”