XXIV 24

Watchmakers shrink movements in the race for the most streamlined model

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 12 November, 2013, 8:48pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 05 May, 2015, 11:35am
 

 

 

GRAFF
GraffStar Ultra Slim

Available in white or rose gold with a 43mm case and white or black dial, this slim new model incorporates the brand's exclusive Graff Calibre 3 movement. The signature faceted case has a thickness of just 6.35mm.

 

 

 

 

VACHERON CONSTANTIN
Patrimony Contemporaine Ultra-Thin Calibre 1731

A feat of watchmaking, this new minute repeater is the thinnest of its kind on the market, at just 8.09mm. The brand first produced a minute repeater in 1810 and has named this calibre in tribute to the birth year of its founder.

 

 

 

 

 

MOVADO
TC Thin Classic

Movado's minimalist new collection features a men's stainless steel 40mm model with a case that measures 5.95mm thick. The thin case and narrow bezel, housing a brushed sunray dial, are designed to be comfortable and contemporary at the same time.

 

 

 

 

ARNOLD & SON
UTTE

The world's thinnest tourbillon watch on the market, the UTTE (Ultra-Thin Tourbillon Escapement) boasts a 2.97mm movement and 8.34mm case. The new calibre A&S8200 was designed and manufactured in-house and has a power reserve of 80 hours.

 

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