THE SOUND OF LUCERNE
By Mark Bernardo and Roger Ruegger | The new Manero Minute Repeater Symphony is Carl F. Bucherer’s most complicated watch to date. WatchTime conducted a verbal sound check with No. 18 of 88.
TESTS & REVIEWS
THE NEW BEAUTY
By Alexander Krupp | With the Portugieser Automatic, IWC is finally returning to the simple elegance of the original model from 1939.
N0W A KING
By Martina Richter | The new Royal watch from Tudor is both sporty and elegant. As a way to make it affordable and still remain true to the brand’s vision, it does without an in-house caliber, building a bridge between the past and today.
A BIG DAY
By Jens Koch | A. Lange & Söhne has unveiled a new white-gold variation of the Saxonia with its famous large date display. Is this a reason to celebrate?
A CLEAN SLATE
By Martina Richter | The Ludwig is probably Nomos Glashütte’s most classic watch. After the introduction of the anniversary edition, Nomos is now going into production of this model with a glossy white enamel dial.
By Roger Ruegger | Hamilton just introduced two upgraded variants of the Khaki Navy Scuba Auto in 43 mm. WatchTime took a closer look at the gradient blue dial execution.
By Martina Richter | The new 105 model looks like it has always been part of Sinn’s collection. This makes the 105 UTC destined to become a modern classic, combining many of the company’s best-known features.
RETRO BUT NOT OLD
By Martina Richter | Certina has put its 130 years of experience into a new watch that’s both ultra-classical and highly innovative. The design of the DS Chronograph Automatic dates back to the 1930s, but inside is a modern caliber with a silicon hairspring.
By Mark Bernardo, Caleb Anderson and Roger Ruegger | With close to 110,000 unique users on watchesandwonders.com, more than 12,000 visitors in Shanghai, an estimated reach of 500 million people to date and close to 360,000 posts featuring the hashtag #watchesandwonders2021, Watches & Wonders 2021 reached a record audience.
VACHERON CONSTANTIN’S AMERICAN CENTURY
By Mark Bernardo | A faithful revival of its Art Deco masterpiece, the American 1921, and the opening of a new and ambitious flagship boutique in New York are just the latest overtures in Vacheron Constantin’s 190-year relationship with the American watch market. 94 FERDINAND BERTHOUD: CHRONOMETRY’S NEW WAVE By Mark Bernardo | Building on the legacy of its namesake, an 18th-century Swiss master of marine chronometers, Ferdinand Berthoud makes historically inspired wristwatches that are also defiantly modern.