The Ultimate Chronograph

Posted on February 3, 2010

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Quick question: What is the difference between a ‘Time piece or Instrument’ and a ‘Watch’?

One is merely for telling the time, a feat that can also be achieved by gazing at the position of the sun. The other adds value, complements a power suit and ultimately makes a bold statement; I am here and I intend to take no prisoners’.  These time pieces are sometimes called icons, time instruments, horological excellence, instruments for professionals, the ultimate chronograph…

Whatever name you chose to call them, they leave no doubt about their purpose and their prospective audience. Time wasters [pun intended] need not apply

Chart Toppers:

 

[Jaeger Le Coultre-Reverso Tourbillion RRP. £ 224,785]

[MontBlanc-ExoTourbillion Chronographe, P.O.R]

[Left: Baume et Mercier-William Baume BA 200 RRP £42,335, Right: Bell & Ross-Tourbillion RRP £90,000]

I guess the inclusion of billion in these names is an indicator of how rich you have to be to afford them…:-)

 

 Steady Climbers:

 

[Left: Tag Heuer-Grand Carrera RRP £10,995, Right: Patek Phillipe-Golden Ellipse RRP £13,775]

 

The Breakthrough Artists:

 

[Left: Omega -Timeless RRP £3,297, Right: Jaeger Le Coultre-Reverso Grand Taille RRP £4,855]

[Left: Raymond Weil-Freelancer 2710 RRP £1,250, Right: Tag Heuer-SLR RRP £2,795]

Now you’re ready to make your statement. Go Forth and Conquer…

E.

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