Luxury timepieces from around the world
‘Manufacture Slimline 50-hour Power Reserve’ range watch featuring a new in-house developed 50-hour power reserve function movement (the 28th in-house calibre by the Manufacture), a 40 mm stainless steel case, a silver dial, power reserve indicator at 10 o’clock, Roman numerals and alligator strap; available at all Helios and Ethos watch stores.
‘Octo L’Originale Solotempo’ watch featuring BVL 191 – Solotempo calibre, automatic winding and date, 42-hour power reserve, sandblasted steel case (treated with DLC) with 18-carat rose gold octagon; anthracite dial with 18-carat rose gold hand-applied indexes, integrated rubber strap treated with black DLC and 100 m water resistance; available only on www.johnsonwatch.com and Johnson Watch Co, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
‘FREAK X’ collection watch (Carbonium® version) featuring a Carbonium® matte-finish/Titanium with black DLC case that houses the Caliber UN-230 selfwinding movement (flying carousel movement rotating around its own axis); has no dial or hands, with the central bridge acting as a minute hand and one of the wheels indicating the hours; other features include 72-hour power reserve and 50 m water resistance; available at Johnson Watch Co Pvt Ltd, New Delhi and Rose The Watch Bar, Mumbai.
‘Grande Seconde Moon Swiss Serpentinite’ watch featuring a dial crafted with serpentinite, a rock sourced from the Matterhorn that has a snake skin-like look and texture; other features include moon phase and perpetual calendar (located inside the large seconds hand dial) and “mechanism 135” complication to ensure that the movement maintains perfect accuracy for 122 consecutive years; for availability, log on www.jaquet-droz.com
‘Big Bang Scuderia Ferrari 90th Anniversary’ 45 mm watch (Sapphire version) housing the famous UNICO movement, a flyback chronograph with a 72-hour power reserve; other features include a bezel cut in ceramic carbon, the same material used for Formula 1 brake discs, while the dial evokes old-fashioned speedometers with its calendar underlined in yellow; available only on www. johnsonwatch.com and Johnson Watch Co, Connaught Place, New Delhi.