Learn the newest launch of technical triumphs in the entire world of watches and jewellery for April 2022.
From the hottest releases to resourceful new expressions, this thirty day period functions anniversary timepieces and updates to icons.
New watches introduced in April 2022
Leica L1 and Leica L2
Photography equipment producer Leica has unveiled two new timepieces encouraged by past engineering masterpieces created in its hometown of Wetzlar, Germany. The exteriors of the new Leica L1 and Leica L2 ended up conceptualised by Professor Achim Heine, who has created various Leica goods in the earlier and integrated many delicate references to some signature Leica attributes. For case in point, the enjoy has a patented drive crown, which is pressed down like the release button of a digicam. At the time the crown is pushed, the look at stops and the little seconds hand jumps to zero. One more simply click releases the movement once more. Both of those products are powered by a freshly designed mechanical motion with handbook winding noticeable via the transparent sapphire crystal caseback. Obtainable now at the Leica Shop Singapore Raffles Lodge.
Omega 65th Anniversary Speedmaster Calibre 321
Omega marks the Speedmaster’s 65th anniversary with a new model boasting a 38.6mm scenario created from the maison’s proprietary Canopus Gold. Inspired by the initially Speedmaster or CK2915-1, the enjoy flaunts a black onyx dial with an applied vintage Omega emblem and typography showcasing an oval “O” – a depth on the to start with CK2915 styles. Collectors will also recognise the Naiad image on the watch’s crown that was also found on some of the very first designs. If you glance carefully at the black Grand Feu enamel bezel, you are going to spot two of the primary Speedmaster’s most collector- deserving particulars: the dot above 90 (DON) and a dot diagonal to 70. However, the most crucial ingredient is the initial movement applied in 1957, Calibre 321, which Omega began manufacturing all over again in 2019. An engraving of the Omega Seahorse, a manufacturer icon employed on the Speedmaster due to the fact 1957, adorns the within of the sapphire crystal glass. Its eye also functions a blue sapphire, a gem that marks a 65th anniversary.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Traveling Tourbillon Openworked
1 of the most noteworthy types introduced by Audemars Piguet to mark the Royal Oak’s 50th anniversary is the collection’s initial Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Openworked. The elegant 41mm metal timepiece sees the premiere of the all-new in-property Calibre 2972. Supplying symmetry and a wealthy perform of mild, the new movement’s hugely stylised and multi-layered openworked architecture endows the enjoy with a special 3D result. The mechanism’s attractiveness and finesse are also exposed by taking away as significantly content from the mainplate and bridges as achievable to let light-weight go by means of. The new generation is fitted with the Royal Oak “50-years” oscillating excess weight, which will be equipped on all Royal Oak anniversary types launched this yr 2022. The scenario and bracelet see greater polished chamfers for a slimmer aesthetic that gives much better performs of mild among satin-brushed and polished surfaces. Bracelet backlinks are also thinner and lighter for additional convenience.
Moritz Grossmann Universalzeit
The beautiful dial of the Universalzeit by German manufacture Moritz Grossmann lets its wearer to see the present time in distinct time zones about the entire world at a glance. Depicting the planet map, the ensemble of time home windows and the hour, minute and seconds arms appear alongside one another in an easy-to-browse format showcased in a classically elegant style. 6 apertures show the hours digitally from 1 to 24 in just about every of the represented cities, while the several hours of the primary time are displayed by the manually crafted hour hand. Daylight preserving time is not noticed in the towns chosen, which suggests the 44.5m metal timepiece suggests the actual time all yr round with out the have to have for any adjustment. However, the star of the look at is the new in-household calibre 100.7, a handbook-winding motion that includes fantastic hand ending that can be observed by using an exhibition caseback and a 42-hour electricity reserve.
This story very first appeared in the March 2022 concern of Status Singapore.