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. 









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


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


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


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

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


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;




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;

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;

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;

Arceau Petite Lune in 38 mm steel case with diamonds on ultraviolet alligator strap; $20,700; Hermès, NYC; 800-441-4488;


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




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

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


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

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


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



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


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


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


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

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



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

Hermès Slim in 39.5 mm stainless steel case on black alligator strap; $7,650; Hermès, NYC; 800-441-4488;


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;

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

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


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

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