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Our Predictions In The Calendar And Astronomy Category Of The 2020 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG): We See A Good Moon A-Rising | Quill & Pad

Our Predictions In The Calendar And Astronomy Category Of The 2020 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG): We See A Good Moon A-Rising | Quill & Pad

Welcome to the 2020 version of Quill & Pad’s initial Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève expectations in which the group picks top choices and clarifies why.

The specialists are:

Elizabeth Doerr (ED), prime supporter and manager in-chief

Ian Skellern (IS), prime supporter and specialized director

Joshua Munchow (JM), occupant geek writer

GaryG (GG), occupant collector

Martin Green (MG), occupant gentleman

Calendar and Astronomy is a two-year-old classification intended to accentuate cosmic and additionally calendar complications remembered for men’s watches. These watches should incorporate at any rate one of the accompanying: date, yearly calendar, perpetual calendar, condition of time, complex moon stage, or other. Extra signs are admissible.

GPHG 2020 assigned Calendar and Astronomy watches: Behrens Apolar, Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin, IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide, Parmigiani Fleurier Hijri Perpetual Calendar, Sarpaneva Lunations Harvest Moon, Vacheron Constantin Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin Squelette

GG: 2020 was a lovely meager year for passages in this classification: there were just seven pieces entered, and even so the Academy figured out how to leave behind the Bovet watch, which I thought had a great deal of merit.

ED: Indeed, Gary, the Bovet Virtuoso VII is a liberally enriched watch notwithstanding being exceptionally down to earth and very clear for a perpetual calendar. I was likewise amazed to see it removed from the running.

MG: To me, Calendar and Astronomy is consistently one of the better time classifications. On one side, it harkens back to exemplary manifestations from when the moon assumed a considerably more significant part in people’s lives, on the other a great deal of brands actually produce critical advancements in this classification. This can either be through plan, how the different complications are shown, or expanding precision.

JM: This is one of my number one classifications for the basic truth that this is the place where we frequently discover the absolute coolest moon stage watches. The Calendar and Astronomy classification consistently has a strong blend of watches that mark the more drawn out timeframes that we graphed before we could precisely separate the hours and minutes. For the vast majority of us, out of all complications, Calendar watches are quite possibly the most valuable, so it’s consistently a decent confrontation as the classification is well focused.

Combining the class with astronomy watches is amazing since it recognizes the personal connection with making systems that track things working on long stretches and cycles. It’s a particular issue to settle in watchmaking, so I generally love perceiving how brands grow better approaches to share what is basically exceptionally essential data. In light of the sections this year, I am torn on what direction I figure the jury will go!

Behrens Apolar

MG: What an enchanting creation in this! I didn’t realize the amount I appreciated it until I saw that the lone thing that turned me off was the two diverse content sizes at the highest point of the dial. While I was new to the brand as of recently, it is amazing to peruse that it assembled this complication on an ETA 2824 base. The value strikes me as modest, making me nearly believe that the brand intends to utilize this to acquire piece of the pie and brand acknowledgment prior to knocking it up. While the competition is impressive in this classification, I do say we have a winner!

Behrens Apolar

JM: This brand has me bewildered as it is the principal I have at any point known about it and it has all the earmarks of being exceptionally new dependent on my examination, having a set of experiences traversing simply 2019 to the present (and the Behrens site expresses that it was established in 2012).

ED: I had never known about this brand commencing the GPHG casting a ballot either, Joshua, and feel fairly bizarre about commenting on this watch exclusively a few renderings.

JM: The Apolar seems as though a marvelous watch with an exceptionally one of a kind introduction of a moon stage and 24-hour sign. The time show is interesting also, however not unbelievable. Yet, and this is a somewhat enormous yet, how should a watch with this module fitted on a base ETA development be estimated at just 2,500 Swiss francs?

If this is exact and the watch really is pretty much as decent as the renderings show up (there are no photographs of the real watch except if you go to their site) at that point this brand will be a breakout star! Be that as it may, it is excessively obscure for me to not be somewhat wary. Hence alone I couldn’t say whether I will pick this one to win the classification (it is conflicting with a super flimsy perpetual calendar also, so) however it is on my radar to look out for. Furthermore, the Behrens Apolar (watch and brand) is a wild card.

Behrens Apolar

ED: I don’t know the estimating structure is just about as strange as we’re making it: the brand’s own site expresses that the company comprises a gathering of individuals from Hong Kong, China, and Germany. To my brain, this could interpret as components coming from the Far East, which would quickly bring the valuing down notwithstanding what appears to very shrewd mechanics.

IS: Costing (just) 2,500 Swiss francs, I can’t resist the urge to feel that the Behrens Apolar may have been exceptional entered in the Challenge classification for sub-4,000 Swiss franc watches. It is an unmistakable, outwardly fascinating watch and competitively valued, yet is sadly outgunned and outmatched by significantly more costly watches here. At a moderately sensible cost you get a little three-dimensional (fractional) globe of the earth close to the focal point of the dial giving a 24-hour world time/day-night pointer, which is circled by a little three-dimensional moon each lunar cycle.

Behrens Apolar

IS: Then there are little seconds in the middle and hours and minutes demonstrated by plates. That is a pressing a ton in, yet the showcases are somewhat of an obscured hodgepodge to me.

And I’d prefer to have somewhat more history behind a brand prior to assigning it here. I’m amazed it’s designated here. While it maybe thinks about seriously my industry mindfulness, I’d never known about Behrens seeing it here. I’d be intrigued to know whether the Behrens Apolar was truly quite possibly the most famous top six watches in the Calendar And Astronomy class surveyed over a huge number of GPHG 2020 Academy individuals (with three on this panel).

ED: Yes, I also discover the plan unfathomably difficult to peruse – clarity is practically zero.

GG: I need to put the Behrens Apolar solidly into the “what were they thinking?” class. It’s another watch among the current year’s finalists that it appears to be nobody has seen, and even on the Behrens site its commercial dispatch date is recorded as “mid 2021,” making it in fact ineligible during the current year’s GPHG contest.

As far as the actual watch goes, there’s an earth that turns about its shaft every 24 hours and a moon on a rail that flows every 28 days, implying practically nothing as the time of unrest of the Moon around the Earth is 27.32 days, losing the presentation by an entire day every month and a half. I’m a major devotee of unordinary astronomic presentations, yet this one truly isn’t doing it for me.

Quick Facts Behrens Apolar

Case: 42 x 12.5 mm, tempered steel

Development: programmed Caliber ETA 2824, altered, power hold 42 hours, 4 Hz/28,800 vph recurrence

Capacities: hours, minutes, seconds; date, moon stages, day/night sign

Value: CHF 2,500/$2,780

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin

MG: I have consistently had a weakness for this Chopard model as the L.U.C Perpetual Twin is a watch that pushes the limit between a dress watch and sports watch. While it comes up short on a moon stage, which would have made it too customary as I would see it, it includes a tempting dial because of the enormous date and unevenly positioned jump year marker. The miniature rotor prepared type L.U.C 96.22-L is a wonderful thing, as are such large numbers of Chopard’s make developments. While I consider this watch the best allrounder and regular watch from the bundle, that is additionally why it can’t bring home the prize in this category.

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin in pink gold

JM: Chopard has made some fantastic watches under the L.U.C. name and the Perpetual Twin is no exemption. This watch addresses the most work of art, and (likely) generally engaging, watch of the class. What’s more, with a first rate chronometer development brandishing a cutting edge, clean perpetual calendar, I feel it will engage pretty much every jury part somehow or another. I couldn’t say whether it is a champion as it is a controlled, exemplary watch, yet on the off chance that expansive allure is important for the thought, this watch could undoubtedly sneak in a triumph. I’m not wagering it will take the best position, however I additionally wouldn’t be amazed on the off chance that it did either.

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin

IS: In the Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin we have one of the not very many (maybe just) COSC-guaranteed chronometers I’ve come across in our conversations up until now, in any event, including the Chronometry class. I give Chopard additional focuses for feeling that a costly fine watch ought to be evidently accurate.

The L.U.C Perpetual Twin has one blemish for me, however, that I can’t move beyond and that is disregarding the bungled dial/date wheel: its development is excessively little for its case. You can see this unmistakably by the enormous distances between the subdials and dial fringe, and at the back with the for all intents and purposes window measured presentation back.

It looks to me like the case ought to/could be 41 mm rather than 43 mm. Which for some would make it a significantly more wearable watch.

The Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin is an excellent customary perpetual calendar, yet I’m searching for more than that in a champ here.

Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin

ED: The L.U.C. Perpetual Chrono – the archetype to this model – was gone into the Calendar class of the 2016 GPHG (missing out to the thrilling MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual ). And keeping in mind that this form of it is somewhat less complicated, shunning the chronograph, its design and looks are almost identical.

GG: The Chopard L.U.C. Perpetual Twin is appealing and obviously made with the great we have come to connect with the L.U.C. line; however as you brought up the current year’s piece is chiefly an adjustment on the off chance that metal and dial tone from the reference initially presented in 2016, so it tumbled down my rundown. I likewise wish the dial-side signs were fanned out somewhat more, as such a cross-peered toward search for subdials for the most part proposes a development too little in breadth for its watch as Ian indicated.

ED: While the current year’s adaptation is 2 mm more modest at 43 rather than 45 mm, as was recently noted here that is as yet an enormous watch. Also, albeit the case metal is extraordinary – pink gold rather than white gold – the hotter case tones and an earthy colored dial don’t add as much warmth to the coherently spread out plan as I’d have trusted. It actually feels excessively clinical to me.

That may sound odd – you’d figure I would adore a particularly consistent watch that is verifiably precise. Be that as it may, it leaves me cold by one way or another, and the nearby signs likewise upset me as both Ian and Gary pointed out.

Further perusing: Chopard Updates Mille Miglia And L.U.C Perpetual Twin Collections For 2020

Quick Facts Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Twin

Case: 43 x 11.47 mm, pink gold

Development: physically twisted Caliber L.U.C 96.22-L with twin spring barrels, 65-hour power save, authoritatively chronometer affirmed by C.O.S.C., 4 Hz/28,800 vph recurrence

Capacities: hours, minutes, seconds; perpetual calendar with day, enormous date, month, jump year

Cost: $49,800/49,800 Swiss francs

IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide

JM: IWC is another work of art and controlled watch, like Chopard, and the Yacht Club Moon & Tide looks average until you look somewhat nearer. Dissimilar to a standard perpetual calendar Portugieser model, this has a multifunctional double side of the equator moon stage that additionally demonstrates the flowing stages (since they are reliant on the overall situation of the sun and moon), just as the more broad elevated and low tide sign dependent on a twelve hour subdial. While this watch is significantly more utilitarian for those on the water (or drifts), it presents an atypical arrangement of complications that could tolerate outing for IWC. I think it is all in all too specialty and controlled to energize the jury enough to be the victor be that as it may, however I wager it will draw some conversation among the jury members.

IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide

IS: At almost 45 mm, the IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide is enormous, yet Portugiesers should huge measurement watches. The blue dial works delightfully with a red gold case. It’s quite possibly the most lovely watches I’ve seen. What’s more, the tide signs in a watch called Yacht Club are probably going to come in significantly more helpful than a chronograph or perpetual calendar. The IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide is my sprinter up for best Calendar and Astronomy watch.

Back of the IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide

MG: While the reasonable utilization of a tide complication to me is almost zero, I do discover it amazingly interesting. The way that IWC made this complication, with the double moon stage on top, is something I commend. It is an idea that conceivably might have brought about a watch with an extremely high need factor for me. Sadly, however much I like the complication, I am very killed by the red gold case. Combined with the blue dial and red subtleties, do they bring about something excessively self important as I would prefer. While this might have been a particularly fabulous device watch by giving it a tempered steel case, it presently gives gloating rights to superyacht proprietors, who ordinarily utilize a commander to stress over something like tides.

IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide

ED: Seeing this watch quickly returns me to 2010 and the re-dispatch of the IWC Yacht Club Portugieser (or “Portuguese” as it was as yet brought in English around then). While IWC didn’t dispatch the Moon & Tide model around then, it dispatched a large group of other profoundly complicated models, including two tourbillons, brief repeater, and a perpetual calendar just as base hand-wound models and the Yacht Club Chronograph. The Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide is an awesome, sensible augmentation in this line and I appreciate its complexity and engaging quality without question. The double moon stage show is stunning.

GG: The IWC Portugieser Moon & Tide astounded me! I was anticipating “another” Portugieser, yet the complex showcase of tides, including spring and neap tides at 12 o’clock alongside low and elevated tides at 6, truly grabbed my eye and returned me to the interest I had (and still have) when I previously saw a companion’s Abercrombie & Fitch Seafarer made by Heuer with its presentation of the tides. The complex tide show goes above and beyond, and as a combination drives this watch into second spot for me – regardless of that minuscule date window at 3.

Further reading: 7 Brand-New IWC Portugieser Watches For 2020

Quick Facts IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Moon & Tide

Case: 44.6 x 14.4 mm, red gold

Development: Caliber 82835 with Pellaton programmed winding framework, 4 Hz/28,800 vph recurrence, 60-hour power save

Capacities: hours, minutes, seconds; perpetual moon stage for northern and southern halves of the globe, show for spring and neap tide, tide marker

Cost: $34,000/35,000 Swiss francs

Parmigiani Fleurier Hijri Perpetual Calendar

GG: My top watch in this classification is the Parmigiani Hijri Perpetual Calendar, which depends on Michel Parmigiani’s experience reestablishing a pocket watch, harking back to the 1990s and his production of a Hijri table check in 2011 that was the main ceaselessly working lunar calendar watch. Its plan and development are likewise predictable with the Arabic practice, remembering spans for the state of developing and contracting sickle moons and the Islamic Rub el Hizb image just as the oversight of gold components from the watch. All things considered, a cognizant introduction dependent on Mr. Parmigiani’s own set of experiences of reclamation and craftmanship.

Parmigiani Fleurier Hijri Perpetual Calendar

MG: I like how Michel Parmigiani is continually searching for a pleasant test to handle. In any case, with this Hijri perpetual calendar, I think he is excessively humble. As far as I might be concerned, it doesn’t feature how extraordinary it is sufficient. While typically I appreciate misrepresentation of the truth, I feel that for this situation, the dial ought to be somewhat more in subject, aside from just its calendar text style. I get this inclination in any event, when turning over the watch. While a breadth of a liberal 44.6 mm makes the calendar capacities simpler to peruse, it likewise uncovers on the back that the base development has a generally humble size. I can live with that, however not when the whole ring around it does not have any adornment. As far as I might be concerned, this watch has the right to be a piece of workmanship, underscoring its specialized excellence.

Back of the Parmigiani Fleurier Hijri Perpetual Calendar

JM: This is the watch that makes most Westerners or non-Muslims somewhat confounded as we are so used to the Gregorian calendar that a variable calendar like the Hijri is uncommon in watchmaking. In any case, no concerns as it is by and large beautiful downplayed, lively at this point somewhat flexible in style. It’s a piece that ought to exhibit the ability expected to build up a completely new calendar system all while affirming that Parmigiani does things somewhat better than numerous brands. Eventually, I think it experiences a similar impairment as Chopard and IWC, it isn’t especially strong or out there, being adequately limited to fly under the radar and likely be disregarded for other pieces.

Parmigiani Fleurier Hijri Perpetual Calendar

IS: The Parmigiani Fleurier Hijri Perpetual Calendar offers a fascinating variety of the perpetual calendar. Instead of showing the Gregorian calendar days, months, and years that the majority of us (particularly in the West) are utilized to, it utilizes the Islamic calendar where the lunar calendar shifts by as long as 12 days. This guarantees that every month points an alternate season. The Hijri Perpetual Calendar is a wonderfully planned and executed QP. However, even with the fascinating Islamic wind, it hasn’t won my heart here.

ED: Nor mine fundamentally, Ian. I love the consistent design, the shortfall of ornamentation, and Parmigiani’s typical meticulousness and innovation just as the cerebral exercise of understanding the Islamic calendar. Yet, similar to the Chopard it is feeling the loss of that je ne sais quoi to demolish the Vacheron Constantin and the Sarpaneva passages in this classification for me.

Quick Facts Parmigiani Fleurier Hijiri Perpetual Calendar

Case: 44.6 x 14.1 mm, platinum

Development: programmed Caliber PF001, 48-hour power hold, 28,800 vph/4 Hz recurrence

Capacities: hours, minutes, seconds; Islamic perpetual calendar, moon stages

Cost: 80,000 Swiss francs

Sarpaneva Lunations Harvest Moon

IS: No watchmaker/watch brand on planet earth has grown a particularly incredible relationship with the moon stage sign than Finnish watchmaker Stepan Sarpaneva. He possesses the moon horologically, yet he likewise (almost) in a real sense is the moon in that his moon stage shows are regularly founded on his own face. Just like the case with Lunations Harvest Moon. Sarpaneva is the Man in the Moon.

Sarpaneva Lunations Harvest Moon

Displaying just hours, minutes, and moon stage additionally qualifies this watch for the Men’s Watch classification, so what’s this galactic minnow doing swimming with the large fish here? For the response to that you need to focus on the lunar enchantment Sarpaneva brings: above all else, the moon stage sign is precise to one day at regular intervals. That is not a mistake. Also, that implies it’s quite possibly the most exact moon stage shows on the planet . Furthermore, it’s not difficult to set the phase of the moon effectively and precisely through the crown and the moon cycle scale on the back. What’s more, obviously, there’s additionally an application for that. That is the sort of out-of-the-case advancement I’m searching for in a victor for this class. While we saw a variety of this watch here a year ago, I’m glad to require this year all alone merits.

What wraps everything up for me picking the Sarpaneva Lunations Harvest Moon as victor of this class is that moon stage sign. It is anything but a square of Super-LumiNova, it’s a cross segment of a huge distance across optic fiber running directly down through the development. You are really peering down a little optically straightforward well, at the lower part of which is a pivoting plate of RC Tritec Lumicast high-accuracy, three-dimensional lume composed of Super-LumiNova suspended in artistic, which offers more brilliance than customary glowing substances. Furthermore, this circle sparkles brilliantly up the optical fiber to what in particular resembles a splendid projection of the period of the moon onto Sarpaneva’s moon face.

The Sarpaneva Lunations Harvest Moon is my pick as the 2020 victor of the Calendar and Astronomy category.

Sarpaneva Lunations Harvest Moon lume and light

MG: While I have never been a specific aficionado of Sarpaneva’s case plans, the Lunations Harvest Moon gives me goosebumps. It isn’t for its plan, which is genuinely unmistakable from past moon stage models by this autonomous watchmaker, but since it shows the moon’s stages with such unfathomable precision. Truly, none of us will associate with when it should be revised a long time from now, however that isn’t the point. The fact of the matter is that something mechanical on your wrist can be that exact, and that is something worth discussing the 14,000 years.

JM: The Sarpaneva Lunations is my #1 piece in this class since it has a stupefyingly exact moon stage that is outwardly gigantic and unbelievably remarkable. It was first delivered (and entered in the GPHG ) a year ago however missed out to the additionally unimaginable Hermès Arceau L’Heure de la Lune, which may help it or hurt it this year. I would figure the jury may think it excessively out there tastefully even while valuing the mechanical imagination. I need it to win, however I have a sneaking doubt that it looks too strong to even think about taking the prize so I’m considering it my next in line. I wouldn’t be amazed in the event that it took the crown, however I’m speculating the jury will go for another this year to proceed with the to some degree traditionalist dash of the past.

ED: I imagine that the way that this watch has just been in the competition may help it – a few group might be more acquainted with it therefore. Since you do need to truly search for the data that Ian has portrayed to see how astounding and specialized it is – or just read Sarpaneva Lunations: The Latest Moonphase Tech That Lasts (Almost) Forever – With Video .

Sarpanvea Lunations

ED: And recollect the Singer Reimagined Track 1 chronograph? It missed out to the Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire in the chronograph classification of the 2017 GPHG , however won that classification the next year with a minor departure from the model, the Track 1 Hong Kong Edition. It does occur, and it’s acceptable that Stepan thought to enter a variety of the Lunations this year.

While I would actually like this watch to win this classification because of its fantastic inventiveness and the Sarpaneva style that I like so a lot, I don’t really accept that that this jury will remunerate it, going rather for the Vacheron Constantin, which has ended up being a group top choice in 2020 (and in any event, becoming one of our own best five top choices at the half-year point). In any case, I will pick it and cross my fingers that this fantastic creation gets the acknowledgment it merits. Its plan may not be as everybody would prefer, it is completely to mine.

GG: In my assessment, Stepan Sarpaneva’s Lunations watch was the best watch of 2019 not to win a prize finally year’s GPHG functions. For 2020, we see another “Reap Moon” form of Lunations, this time with a moon that looks white in the daytime and gleams orange around evening time, just as refreshed skeletonized hands. It’s as yet probably the coolest watch of the previous quite a long while, however not distinctive enough from a year ago’s piece to acquire one of my top votes this time.

Further reading: Sarpaneva Lunations: The Latest Moon Phase Tech That Lasts (Almost) Forever – With Video

The 10 Most Accurate Moon Phase Wristwatches Today (Plus Honorable Mention)

Quick Facts Sarpaneva Lunations

Case: 42 x 11 mm, tempered steel

Development: manual twisting in-house Moonment type, 60-hour power save, 3 Hz/21,600 vph recurrence

Capacities: hours, minutes; optical fiber moon stage

Cost: 35,500 Swiss francs

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar

ED: This watch is so extraordinarily lovely that it blew my mind when we saw it during Geneva Watch Days at the Vacheron Constantin boutique.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar on the wrist

IS: If you refined all that is best about Vacheron Constantin into one watch, you would get the Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin Skeleton: a work of art (perpetual calendar) complication, super flimsy development, and carefully openworked dial and development engineering so for all intents and purposes the entirety of the development is in plain view from both the dial side and the back. This is the both the most creative and the most specialized looking of the three “exemplary” perpetual calendars here, yet again I’m searching for more advancement from the winner.

GG: I love the super slender Caliber 1120 development and its perpetual calendar varieties; I love openworking; I love Vacheron Constantin’s practice of skeletonized watches. Furthermore, a Vacheron Overseas is one of my most regular day by day wearers. As you would expect, I rate the Vacheron Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin Skeleton exceptionally accordingly! I’m truly satisfied that the brand indeed decided to enter the competition in 2020, and keeping in mind that this watch isn’t my champ, I’d joyfully wear it anytime.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar

JM: This is a watch that I think will be the group pleaser and take the crown. I may need different watches to win yet it is difficult for the jury to leave behind a perpetual calendar in a 8.1-millimeter dainty case from watchmaking sovereignty like Vacheron Constantin. In gatherer’s brains Vacheron Constantin can be all in or all out for certain deliveries, however I don’t think this is one. Beside the skeletonized dial and development, which is consistently contentious, I think this watch addresses a strong understanding of a super meager perpetual calendar. I additionally realize that each time I handle these pieces, I am reminded that they are dazzling watches, and I’m certain the jury will most likely concur. I figure this classification could be close all in all, yet I am foreseeing this will be the one to win this year.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar

MG: May I say something awful? I lean toward the Overseas perpetual calendar with a customary dial over this skeletonized form. While perfectly made, I locate this one excessively bustling looking; it detracts from the force and class that this model has to bring to the table. Particularly in combination with the gold wristband, is it an overdose of something that is otherwise good. Aside from that, this watch a grand slam with its simple to-change wristband, super slight profile, staggering completion, and a solid plan that isn’t overpowering.

Further Reading: Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar Skeleton (Video)

Quick Facts Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar

Case: 41.5 x 8.1 mm, pink gold

Development: programmed Caliber 1120 QPSQ, 19,800 vph/2.75 Hz recurrence, 40-hour power save, Geneva Seal

Capacities: hours, minutes; perpetual calendar with date, work day, month, jump year and moon stages

Cost: $115,000

Predicted Winners

Elizabeth: Sarpaneva Lunations Harvest Moon

Ian: Sarpaneva Lunations Harvest Moon

Joshua: Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar

Gary: Parmigiani Fleurier Hijiri Perpetual Calendar

Martin: Behrens Apolar

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