- These are the best watches from Watches & Wonders 2023
- 1. Jacob & Co. Billionaire Timeless Treasure
- 2. Cartier Santos Dumont Microrotor Collection
- 3. Chopard Alpine Eagle 41 XPS
- 4. Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF Minute Rattrapante
- 5. Rolex Perpetual 1908 Collection
- 6. U-Boat Darkmoon Vintage BR Curve Brown
- 7. A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus Chronograph
- 8. IWC Ingeniuer Automatic 40
- 9. Zenith Pilot Big Date Flyback Chronograph
- 10. Tag Heuer Carrera Glassbox
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These are the best watches from Watches & Wonders 2023
Watches & Wonders is like the Auto Expo and the Geneva Auto Show for the new watches from the world’s leading watchmakers. Many big time companies come each year with their best innovative design and complicated architecture. With the new year comes the new collection of the 2023 lineup of watches from Rolex, Patek Philippe, IWC, Oris, U-Boat and many others. The new watch collection of watches is bigger than ever before. Here are our top 10 best watches from watches & wonders 2023.
1. Jacob & Co. Billionaire Timeless Treasure
Jacob & Co is one such brand that has extended every possible boundary with its latest timepiece. The Jacob & Co. Billionaire Timeless Treasure is here with its precision engineering and diamond all over design making it among the rarest pieces of modern marvel to have. The company has always pushed the limits with its Billionaire collection so the Timeless Treasue is not a surprise. The Billionaire Timeless Treasure features gorgeous 216.89-carat yellow diamonds all over it from its case and bezel to its bracelet. The watch features 425 rare yellow gold diamonds with in total of 216.89 carats. The watch features a gorgeous yellow diamond case with a yellow bracelet with tourbillon movement and embellished with 57 baguette-cut diamonds. The watch makes an exception for even a non-buyer to look at with its $20 million price tag for this stunning 1 of 1 watch which makes it among the best watches from watches & wonders 2023.
2. Cartier Santos Dumont Microrotor Collection
Cartier’s latest Santos Dumont Collection features a new revamped design with its sleek and sporty appeal that speaks elegance and made with refined engineering. The watchmaker has introduced the new Santos Dumont collection with a new skeletonized Santos Dumont Microrotor. Also referred to as flight watches, the Santos Dumont collection comes from an evolution from the watchmaker’s first flight watch history. The Cartier Dumont Microrotor collection comes with the motif of the Demoiselle designed by Dumont himself making it some of the most beautiful Cartier watches. The watch features a skeletonized movement with 212 parts that also act as indices thanks to their unique bridging style. The Dumont Microrotor also comes with a new calibre 9629 MC movement which took 2 years to finish.
3. Chopard Alpine Eagle 41 XPS
When it comes to steel sports watches, Chopard Alpine Eagle comes to mind. Once a heritage of St. Moritz in the 80s, the new Eagles some in a modernized body that pays tribute to its good old vintage past. The Chopard Alpine Eagle 41 XPS features a sleek design and comes in both chronograph and tourbillon complications with a “Monte Rosa Pink” dial. It reminds us of the Selmon or the bronze and offers a new ultra-thin architecture with a thickness of only 3.3 mm. The watch also offers a L.U.C 96.40-L auto movement dial that gives life to the 41 XPS. The new 41 XPS features a large profile with its new automatic movement which the brand develops in-house. The company has crafted the watch with elegance to its peak and several complications which makes it among the best steel sport watches to have.
4. Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF Minute Rattrapante
Parmigiani Fleurier is among the most underrated watchmakers known for their exquisite Tonda collection of watches. The Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF Minute Ratrapante features two-minute hands with one rhodium plated indicating the real-time and the other in rose gold showing the minutes. The 10-clock pusher advances the hand by 1 minute while the 8’o clock pusher advances the hand by 5 minutes. The minute hand is hidden under the real-time hand and can be managed by pushing a button. The Tonda PF Minute Rattrapante fits the lineup perfectly with its Sandy Grey dial, and sophisticated parts and is among the top 10 best wacthes from Watches & Wonders 2023.
5. Rolex Perpetual 1908 Collection
Rolex revealed the Perpetual 1908 collection. The Rolex Perpetual 1908 collection features a small crown of gold with a revamped design that shares its presence with the Cellini models but looks more appealing. The watch offers a water resistance of 50 m and comes with a decently large 39 mm case size and a newly precise Calibre 7140 movement. The Perpetual features 3, 9, and 12’o clock Arabic numerals with 6’o clock sub-second which resembles the older Perpetual 1930 models. The watch offers a new Calibre 7140 movement with a modern design and precision time display similar to the iconic Daytona models. The updated Perpetual model comes with a refreshed design with several modern upgrades making it among the best watches from Watches & Wonders 2023.
6. U-Boat Darkmoon Vintage BR Curve Brown
U-Boat is an Italian watch brand and are known for their unique design that feels fresh in the industry of similar-looking timepieces. The U-Boat Darkmoon collection offers two new watches – the Darkmoon Vintage BR Curve Black and Darkmoon Grey Curve Camouflage. Both watches feature unique looks of their own with new case designs and new materials that add more flavor to them. The Darkmoon Vintage offers a cool IP-bronze-treated case that makes this BR Curve Brown more appealing and true to its design philosophy. The bronze theme also goes inside the watch with its sand-finished dial and bronze gradient around its perimeter. The company has used multiple layers of paint to prevent it from shifting its color after long usage instead of making it completely from bronze which turns to green.
7. A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus Chronograph
A. Lange is known for making some of the best and most interesting watches in the market. The watchmakers introduced their Odysseus lineup of watches to cater to the sports segment with their first-ever steel collection. The German watchmaker has introduced their new lineup of Odysseus watched collection with a new premium chronograph. The watch uses a ‘Central Minute Counter’ with its subdial counting the minutes instead of a regular chronograph. The A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus Chronograph uses caliber L156.1 Datomatic with a 50-hour power reserve and consists of over 516 individual components. The complication doesn’t end there, each part of the watch went by human hands making it among the best watches from Watches & Wonders 2023.
8. IWC Ingeniuer Automatic 40
Popular luxury watchmaker IWC is known for making one of the most beautiful watches in the industry. Thanks to the legendary watch designer Gerald Genta who has designed among the best timepieces from the Nautilus and the Royal Oaks. Genta’s iconic design has also led to the IWC Ingenieur 40, one of the most stunning-looking watches in the industry today. IWC went ahead in designing a beautiful and keeping its minimalistic design instead of making the best-complicated watch. IWC Ingenieur 40 comes in 4 watches three in stainless steel and one in titanium and features a reworked design and tribute to the Genta design. The watch features a stunning design with its upgraded bezel and offers the identical five-screw design that makes the Ingenieur 40 a masterpiece.
9. Zenith Pilot Big Date Flyback Chronograph
The new Zenith Pilot Automatic and Pilot Big Date Flyback Chronograph are their brand-new watches that offer a gorgeous design available with ceramic and steel cases. The watchmaker added 4 new models to their collection with the Pilot Automatic and the Pilot Big Date Flyback both available in stainless steel or black ceramic case. All four models feature a beautiful black dial with the stainless steel models while the ceramic models appeal rugged and stealthy in design. All models come with a black aesthetic with white markings on the subdial, hands, hour markers, and date. The Pilot Automatic looks simple but appealing and blends the modern design with precision timing making it among the best watches from Watches & Wonders 2023.
10. Tag Heuer Carrera Glassbox
To celebrate the 60 years of its iconic Carrera model, the company has introduced three new models as a tribute to its legendary past. The Tag Heuer Carrera Glass Box models come in 3 different designs with two stainless steel Chronograph watches and one awesome Tourbillon watch. The Tag Heuer Carrera Glass Box looks apart from the Daytona models with its unique case design that makes their chronograph different from Rolex. The watchmaker constructed the case with a plexiglass crystal that slightly curved over the edge of the case. This time, the company returned a similar design language and used a curved sapphire instead of plexiglass.