Best new cheap watches
Bell and Rose
Bell & Ross BRV2-94 Aéronavale bronze (release date tba) One of the three military-inspired styles launched by Bell & Ross in the first quarter of 2020, all dedicated to the “modern urban explorer”, this chronograph has a “tool watch” function, while adding Some additional burden. The bronze case will age with the passage of time, presenting a unique palette of tones, and a limited edition of 999 pieces. The other two models are the aviation-inspired BRV2-93 GMT blue and khaki camouflage V2-92 military green. Three sets of well-proportioned, sturdy and durable models are completed, which look good everywhere.
Hublot Spirit Of Big Bang Meca-10 (release date tba)
There are men’s watches, and then there are Hublot watches. Spirit of Big Bang Meca-10 is available in three versions, namely titanium, black ceramic and “Golden King” alloy, named after its groundbreaking movement, with a power reserve of 10 days, and represents a few strong releases in 2020 The movement is a brand. Hublot’s unique technical design seal can be seen in the trademark open work, and is sealed with a trademark thick rubber strap, which gives it an impressive masculinity.
Oris Aquis Baikal Limited Edition
Oris has a lasting and true commitment to marine protection. This is a manifestation of the expansion of the Aquis diving watch series, which was developed in cooperation with the Baikal Foundation (Baikal Foundation), an organization that protects the world’s largest source of fresh water in Siberia. The limited release of 1,999 pieces marks the passing of the “Baikal Law” in Russia, which will help fund research and raise people’s awareness of pollution and the need for clean water. The gradient blue dial is novel (no novelty), and is housed in a stainless steel case with a unidirectional rotating bezel with ceramic inserts. It looks good and it works well.
Air Command Timed Flyback Limited Edition
Blancpain Air Command was originally produced in the 1950s for use by the US Air Force. For this 500-piece limited edition, the oldest watch manufacturer in Switzerland wants to be as faithful as possible to the original model and make some concessions in terms of modernity. It has an ultra-retro look, a perfect combination of modern materials and modern movements.
Classique 5177’Grand Feu’ blue enamel
This unparalleled dress watch was carefully thought out and was used in the “Grand Feu” enamel for the first time. To ensure legibility, the hands with the moon tip are made of rhodium-plated steel, while the Arabic numerals, asterisks, diamonds and irises on the chapter ring are silver-plated and larger than usual. awesome.
Divers 65 Chronograph
Based on the design of the diving watch pioneered by Oris in 1965, this chronograph has been updated to 2020 specifications, and uses a robust stainless steel case, sapphire crystal and extremely reliable Swiss automatic mechanical movement. The edges of the bronze bezel and the rose gold-plated dial details add a stylish retro look to this watch. Regular readers of “Esquire” and our annual “The Big Watch Book” will know that we think Oris rarely makes mistakes lately.
Captain Cook Automatic Green
Under the founding philosophy of “As long as we can imagine, we can do it”, Rado proved that design innovation does not have to cost a lot. It is made of ultra-thin ceramics, high-tech diamonds, and was made “the first scratch-resistant watch” in 1962. The original appearance of 1962 was redesigned, retaining all retro details and original styles.
Pilot 8 B01 Chronograph 43 Mosquito
The brand’s latest model honors the British aircraft manufacturer de Havilland Mosquito, whose lightweight “wood wonder” construction made it one of the fastest aircraft in World War II. The red and orange accents are particularly good.
Alpine Eagle Automatic
In the past few years, several companies have released watches with “one-piece bracelets”, that is, the case and bezel continue to flow into multi-chain bracelets. This trend last appeared in the 1970s. Chopard’s move is a reinterpretation of the St Moritz watch launched 40 years ago. This is a particularly beautiful piece. At the same time, the watch icon was remade and a new watch was launched. The Alpine Eagle Automatic also has a water resistance of 100 meters.
Code 11.59 26393OR.OO.A002CR.01
Code 11.59 is a new series of watches from this legendary Swiss brand. The most famous is its Royal Oak, which is a symbol of modern watchmaking, with its unique horn shell, exposed screws and one-piece bracelet. The Associated Press called code 11.59 “the biggest launch since 1972,” the year the Royal Oak arrived: the purpose of the program was to create a sensation through modern and new products that embellish its history of innovation . After five years, all 13 reference models of six models with three movements can be used simultaneously, and all Code 11.59 watches are released at the same time, which is a feat. The self-winding chronograph has a black lacquered dial, an 18k rose gold case and a hyperbolic sapphire crystal. It has a sense of depth. It is a new design element of Code 11.59. It may still have the iconic bezel like the octagon of Royal Oak.
Black Bay P01
Tudor is based on a prototype watch made for U.S. Navy divers in 1967, code-named “Commando”, but it is not in service. Now, Tudor has raided its archives to expand the super successful Black Bay with this extraordinary tool watch based on blueprints. range. The huge P01 is specially designed for water sports that combine underwater and surface exploration in the world. It has a waterproof rating of 200m. Its two-way bezel is marked within a few hours for navigators to navigate their course. The crown is lowered at 4 o’clock to resist rough objects under or above the waves, but the most significant feature of the watch is the hinged end connection system on the leather and rubber strap, which can lock the teeth of the bezel to Prevent accidents from happening. Shake and beat movement. If you like extreme water sports, this is your watch.
Prospex LX SNR031
The most important watchmaker in Japan was originally a jewelry shop in Ginza in the 19th century, specializing in the production of watches. Now, it is known for making excellent watches at all price points. It uses internal processes and even produces lubricants. Its new Prospex LX series products are divided into three parts: land, air and sea, covering the Professional Diver watch of 1968; a fan favorite. The Prospex LX SNR031 diving watch combines traditional appearance with modern manufacturing methods. It is a collaboration with Okuyama, an industrial supercar designer, and is known for its collaboration with Ferrari. The technical description includes a sturdy 44.8mm case, a 5R spring-driven movement, a 72-hour power reserve, a 300m water resistance, and a “Zaratsu” (blade) polished titanium case to achieve a mirror effect-just watch the light to dance Right.
Classic Fusion Ferrari GT 3D Carbon Fiber
Hublot has been one of meaningful luxury partners since 2011, and has been cooperating with Ferrari to develop a series of special edition watches. Over the years, drawing inspiration from Gran Turismo cars, the 45mm Classic Fusion Ferrari GT is a real collaboration: Hublot makes the movement and Ferrari makes the case. The latter is cast from 3D carbon fiber and designed at Centro Stile Ferrari in Maranello, Italy. The former is a self-winding chronograph flyback movement manufactured by Hublot’s Unico, which is made in Switzerland and consists of 354 parts. In addition to black carbon on a black background, the Ferrari GT is also available in 18k “gold” (32,100 pounds) or titanium (18,200 pounds).
Sixties Annual Edition 2019
Watching articles quickly becomes a nerd. Once the tourbillon and power reserve came out, one of the most moving reasons why its colors are easily forgotten by people is the watch. Last year, the German watchmaker Glashütte Original launched a vintage green 60s commemorative edition. The dial transitions from a lighter center to a darker hemispherical periphery. This is a successful attempt at color. With proper encouragement, it launched the watch in an orange sunburst shape, radiating from the bright yellow at the center to the black at the edges. Each lacquered dial is unique, using tools and methods from the sixties. Both models are available with or without a date window. The former uses a 42mm stainless steel case, and the latter uses a 39mm (the date watch is reasonably priced). The one-year limited supply period makes it ideal. Because they are different.
5212A-001 Calatrava Weekly Calendar
Time, date, date, month-since ancient times, watchmaking has been based on basic measurements and functions of time. However, Patek Philippe’s new high-end 5212A has further improved its information display by tracking the weeks of the year to make it perform better. In addition to the three standard hands, the second, minute and hour hands, the two red-pointed hammer hands also record the numbers of the day and the week (the latter also subtly indicate the relevant month on the concentric outer scale). Design enthusiasts should note that the technical letters on the dial are based on the actual handwriting of the Patek Philippe designer; the humanized details of such exquisite and charming complex details.