English jewelry firm Links of London launched its fine-watch collection in the U.S. market in October. Watches for men and women retail for $475 to $10,000. Designs are inspired by classic vintage cars.
Swiss luxury watch brand Perrelet marked its 230th anniversary in 2007 with a limited edition of 77 numbered anniversary skeleton chronographs ($28,000 each). They honor creation of the automatic rotor by French watchmaker Abraham-Louis Perrelet.