Welcome to This Week in Watches for December 21, 2019! As you’ll see, this week’s news already makes them anticipate next year in certain parts of the world. Let’s get to it…
Tissot T-Race MotoGP Limited Edition Watches
Tissot sent us expression of a couple limited edition watches in support of their MotoGP 2020 sponsorship. First up is a 45mm automatic chronograph that gives off an impression of being controlled by a 7750. It’s a stainless piece with a leather and rubber strap that will be made in an edition of 3,333 pieces. Pricing will come in at 1,240 Euros.
The next piece is comparative but quartz-powered. It’s correspondingly estimated, likewise useful for 100 meters of water resistance, but will be produced in an edition of 4,999 pieces and cost 720 Euros. I don’t see the pieces on the web yet, but continue to follow the authority for more information.
Marnaut Seascape 200M
Micro brand has dispatched their second model on Kickstarter (it’s already supported) and it’s a 200M “super compressor” style plunge watch. The pieces come with the brand’s now-signature 34 dial lists that radiate from the center, inspiring the vibe of an ocean imp and the dial itself is veneer coated. Three adaptations of the 40mm Miyota 9015 automatic-controlled jumper are available. There’s a dark dialed piece with white internal bezel, all dark, and all dark with a dark IP plated case. The watches come on a rubber, Tropic-style strap. The watches will retail for $399, but there are still a few spots left on where the pieces can be gotten for 30% less.
DOXA SUB 200 out of 6 Colors
The DOXA SUB 200 has additionally now been delivered with dials in the brand’s six tones: yellow, orange, turquoise, naval force, dark, and white. To refresh your memory, this piece was delivered recently at Basel and is quite a pleasant deal. The 2824-2-controlled pieces ring in at 42mm and can be bought on steel (990 Euros) or rubber (950 Euros). These are truly decent on the wrist. For more data, head to the authority .
Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel
Up next on This Week in Watches is a look to Chinese New Year in 2020 – the time of the Rat. Blancpain has delivered another Chinese Calendar watch as part of its Villeret collection. This 45mm platinum piece contains a Chinese schedule complication and moon phase. The piece utilizes the in-house cal.3638 automatic and will retail for 81,150 Euros. This is rather novel as the Chinese schedule doesn’t run at a similar speed as a Gregorian schedule (the times of the month are on the outer edge of the dial). Apparently, it took Blancpain more than 5 years to perfect the complications. The watch will be made in an edition of 50 pieces. A red gold adaptation is unlimited and will cost 61,360 Euros. More information can be found on the authority .
Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Hijri Perpetual Calendar
Our next watch on This Week in Watches is a 44.5mm platinum piece from Parmigiani Fleurier featuring an Islamic calendar. The watch has a slate dial and a moonphase with an aventurine background. The other sub dials contain the name and length of the months in Arabic calligraphy, the abundant and common years. The date is likewise shown utilizing Arabic numerals. The piece is controlled by the in-house type PF009 automatic (with platinum rotor) and has a force save of 48 hours. The strap is of crocodile and comes from Hermès. Retail pricing will be $80,000 and more information can be found on the authority .
Perrelet Turbine Rat
Finally, our last piece on This Week in Watches is the Perrelet Turbine Rat to celebrate Chinese New Year in 2020. This 44mm, PVD-coated stainless steel watch features 12 anodized aluminum “blades” on the dial. Each edge is recorded in dark with one of the Zodiac sign creatures, but at 3:00, the Rat is done in red. As the turbine turns, it likewise uncovers a red rat on the basic dial. The watches are fueled by the brand’s P-331 automatic and 100 will be made. is by all accounts under construction, so we don’t have pricing info. However, head to their site and contact them for more info.
Folks, that’s just for This Week in Watches – have a fantastic occasion if you’re celebrating!