All About That Face: Amazing Analog Watches



Smartwatches were the talk of Baselworld. But for serious buyers, the pull of the past—in some cases, the ancient past—makes analog technology hard to resist. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BLUE DIALS/BLUE STRAPS

PanoMaticLunar in 40 mm stainless steel case on blue calfskin leather strap; $11,500; Glashütte Original, Weehawken, N.J.; 866-203-8699; glashuette-original.com

 

1681 in 18k rose gold satin-brushed case on blue alligator strap; $21,400JeanRichard, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland; 41-32-911-3636; jeanrichard.com

 

Globemaster in 39 mm steel case on blue leather strap; $7,700; Omega, Weehawken, N.J.; 201-271-1400; omegawatches.com

 

The Gomelsky in 36 mm stainless steel case with periwinkle dial on periwinkle strap; $600; Shinola, Detroit; 888-304-2534; shinola.com
 

Pelagos in 42 mm titanium case on blue rubber strap; $4,400; Tudor Watch, NYC; tudorwatch.com

 

Marine Diver Gold in 44 mm 18k gold case on blue rubber strap with gold clasp; $31,700; Ulysse Nardin, Boca Raton, Fla.; 561-988-8600; ulysse-nardin.com

 

COLORFUL LADIES’ WATCHES

 

Lvcea in 33 mm 18k pink gold case with 1.2 cts. t.w. diamonds on bordeaux pink alligator leather strap; $27,800; Bulgari, NYC; 800-BULGARI; bulgari.com

Imperiale 36 mm Joaillerie in 18k white gold case with diamonds and Tahitian pearl dial on gray canvas strap; $45,690; Chopard, NYC; 800-CHOPARD; chopard.com

La Mini D de Dior Color in 19 mm case on patent leather calf strap; $4,500; Dior Timepieces, Springfield, N.J.; 866-675-2078; dior.com

Arceau Petite Lune in 38 mm steel case with diamonds on ultraviolet alligator strap; $20,700; Hermès, NYC; 800-441-4488; us.hermes.com/jewelry.html

 

Midsize Bold watch in 36 mm composite material and stainless steel case; $495Movado, Moonachie, N.J.; 800-408-8147; movado.com

 

GMT MODELS

 

Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Ref. 5524 in 42 mm 18k white gold case; $47,600; Patek Philippe, NYC; 212-218-1272; patek.com

Henning Koppel GMT Power Reserve in 41 mm 18k rose gold case with enamel dial; $14,500; Georg Jensen, NYC; 800-546-5253; georgjensen.com

 

Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 in 45.4 mm titanium case with black dial; $2,400Citizen Watch, Lyndhurst, N.J.; 800-321-1023; citizenwatch.com

Boeing Ti-GMT in 43 mm titanium case; $6,450Bremont Watch Co., Henley-on-Thames, U.K.; 855-BREMONT; bremont.com

 

GMT Light Body B04 Midnight Carbon in black titanium case; $14,800Breitling for Bentley, Wilton, Conn.; 877-BREITLING; breitlingforbentley.com

 

SKELETONS

TBTE Tourbillon in 44 mm 18k red gold case with an open dial; $171,100; Arnold & Son, Los Angeles; 213-622-1133; arnoldandson.com

 

Tradition Automatique Seconde Rétrograde 7097 in 40 mm 18k white gold case; $33,500; Breguet, Weehawken, N.J.; 866-458-7488; breguet.com

 

Miss Golden Bridge in black ceramic with 18k yellow gold elements; $17,500Corum, Miami; 954-279-1220; corum.ch

 

SpidoLite Titanium in 44 mm titanium case; $17,400; Linde Werdelin, Summit, N.J.; 201-TWI-4710; lindewerdelin.com


Opera minute repeater and tourbillon in 50 mm 18k gold case; $423,500Manufacture Royale, Los Angeles; 310-402-1530; manufacture-royale.com

 

ELEGANT MEN’S STYLES

Villeret Grande Date in 40 mm 18k rose gold with opaline dial; $21,300; Blancpain, Weehawken, N.J.; 877-520-1735; blancpain.com

Hermès Slim in 39.5 mm stainless steel case on black alligator strap; $7,650; Hermès, NYC; 800-441-4488; usa.hermes.com/jewelry.html

 

L.U.C XPS Fairmined in 39.5 mm Fairmined 18k rose gold case with satin-brushed slate gray galvanic dial; $18,900; Chopard, NYC; 800-CHOPARD; chopard.com

Maestro Frank Sinatra in 39.5 mm polished steel case; $1,395; Raymond Weil, NYC; 800-227-7712; raymond-weil.com

Chemin des Tourelles in stainless steel case; $850Tissot, Weehawken, N.J.; 800-284-7768; tissot.ch

 

Elite 6150 in 42 mm ultra-thin steel case; $8,300Zenith, Springfield, N.J.; 866-675-2079; zenithwatches.com