Best Timepieces To Buy For The Holiday Season

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The holiday season is just around the corner, which means trying to shop for the loved ones in your life. As a watch enthusiast, there are countless options for unique and exquisite luxury timepieces. We are making the job of shopping for a watch collector easier with the Best Watches for the Holidays special. A compiled list of the seasons’ best watches brought to you by some of the most well-known manufacturers. This special should help free up some holiday shopping for the rest of the family. Click any of the links below to shop the styles and brands featured in this holiday special.


ArnoldSon Moon
Arnold & Son

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon Gold

$35,000

Perpetual Moon is the quintessence of refinement, with its rich textural variation and the generous 29 mm diameter aperture looming over the dial that houses the shimmering 18-carat gold engraved moon floating in a blue guilloché night starry sky.


AP Offshore Royal Oak
Audemars Piguet

Audemars Royal Oak Offshore Self-Winding Chronograph

$37,300

The watch’s black ceramic case is enhanced by a green ceramic bezel, a smoked green “Méga Tapisserie” dial decorated with Arabic numerals and a green textured rubber strap.


Breitling Navitimer
Breitling

Breitling Navitimer B01 Chronograph 46

$10,990

The classic Navitimer features a generous 46 mm diameter accentuating its presence on the wrist and enhancing the originality of its design, while optimizing the readability of the dial and the circular aviation slide rule.


Eberhard Chrono4
Eberhard & Co.

Eberhard & Co. Chrono 4

$8,337

Chrono 4 is the first chronograph in the history of watchmaking whose
counters are arranged in one row. It’s a genuine innovation both aesthetically
and functionally, and it’s a real revolution also from a technical point of view. So
far, the world has never seen a dial whose minute, hour, 24-hour and small-second counters were arranged horizontally abreast of one another.


Hublot Unico King
Hublot

Hublot Big Bang Unico King Gold

$39,900

The Hublot Big Bang Unico King Gold features the recent patented technology, creating Magic Gold, which features the sparkle while staying scratch resistant. The watch is also equipped with Hublot’s in-house Unico movement, which can be seen from the transparent dial and case back.


IWC Pilot
IWC

IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Spitfire

$6,500

IWC presents a Pilot’s Chronograph with a movement from the 69000-calibre family, housed in a reduced case size with a diameter of 41 millimetres. The IWC-manufactured 69380 calibre is a rugged chronograph movement with a classic column wheel design.


Bugatti Watch
Jacob & Co.

Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti Baguette

$1,000,000

With its painstakingly hand-decorated and hand-assembled 832 components, the Twin Turbo Furious is a true Grand Complication Masterpiece that offers a singular combination of ultra-high-end mechanisms, all exclusive to Jacob & Co.


MFB
MB&F

MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual EVO

$167,000

The Legacy Machine Perpetual, the award-winning and convention-breaking perpetual calendar conceived for MB&F by Stephen McDonnell, gains a new level of liberation with the LM Perpetual EVO.


Omega Snoopy
Omega

Omega Speedmaster “Silver Snoopy Award”

$9,600

The 42 mm case in stainless steel is presented on a blue nylon fabric strap, which features the trajectory of the Apollo 13 mission on the embossed lining. The silver dial has blue PVD angle-shaped hour markers and hands, as well as an embossed silver Snoopy medallion on the blue subdial at 9 o’clock.


Panerai
Panerai

Panerai Submersible Carbotech

$17,400

The Carbotech™ case, crown-protecting device and unidirectional rotating bezel ensure extreme lightness and resistance. Carbotech™ has an uneven, matt black appearance, which varies according the cutting of the material: the result is that each watch is unique.


Patek Philippe Aquanaut
Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Ref. 5168G

$38,557

The very embodiment of modern sporty-chic, the men’s white gold “Jumbo” Aquanaut reasserts its young, dynamic style in a new khaki green design. This audacious choice of color evokes a sense of adventure and far horizons. The rounded octagonal case and bezel combines polished and satin finishes.


Richard Mille RM27 04
Richard Mille

Richard Mille RM 27-04

$1,050,000

The case is made from a brand new material exclusive to Richard Mille: TitaCarb®. It is a high-performance polyamide that has been reinforced with up to 38.5% carbon fibre by the teams at Richard Mille and at its loyal partner, Biwi SA. Thanks to this injection of carbon, TitaCarb® offers an exceptional tensile strength of 370 MPa, (3,700 kg/cm2).


Roger Dubuis
Roger Dubuis

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Sottozero

$173,500

The skeleton single flying tourbillon is part of the highest complication in the world of Haute Horlogerie. Fans of fine mechanics can enjoy an incredible transparent view of the new RD508SQ hand-wound caliber with power-reserve indicator and the signature black Astral Skeleton. The flying tourbillon at  7 o’clock is rimmed by speedometer-like seconds counters enhanced with automobile-inspired pointers, while the multi-colored power-reserve indicator represents a cool nod to racing-car cockpit fuel gauge.


Rolex Skydweller
Rolex

Rolex Sky-Dweller

$40,000

An elegant watch for frequent travellers, the Sky-Dweller displays the time in two time zones simultaneously and has an annual calendar. The reference time, in 24-hour format, is shown via an off-centre disc, and the local time is read using conventional centre hands. The annual calendar, named Saros, automatically differentiates between 30- and 31-day months.


Tudor
Tudor

Tudor Pelagos

$4,575

A magnificent example of a tool watch and the symbol of a lifestyle made up of aquatic adventures, Tudor Pelagos is one of the most complete traditional mechanical divers’ watches on the market. In 2015, this emblematic model has been updated with a movement manufactured by TUDOR and an additional color combination, a reference to the most glorious period in the history of the brand’s divers’ watches.


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