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Get Your Hands On These New Watches By Zenith, Vacheron Constantin And Ulysse Nardin

New timepieces for the intrepid adventurer, wine snob or anyone pondering a Virgin Galactic spaceflight.

Get Your Hands On These New Watches By Zenith, Vacheron Constantin And Ulysse Nardin
Ulysee Nardin Blast Moonstruck

Vacheron Constantin

Named after the god of vines and wine, Vacheron Constantin’s single-piece edition Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication Bacchus is an ultra-complicated double-sided wristwatch packed with 16 complications.

Equipped with a tourbillon and minute repeater, it displays every astronomical and calendar-type complication one can imagine in a timepiece — from a perpetual calendar to sunrise and sunset times, sidereal time with a rotating sky chart of the constellations, moon phase with date indications, seasons and signs of the zodiac.

Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication Bacchus
Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication Bacchus

The elaborately decorated large pink gold case is a fitting tribute to Bacchus and boasts hand-engraved gold foliage adorned with clusters of ruby grapes.

Ulysse Nardin

The Ulysse Nardin Blast Moonstruck is for those with a fascination for outer space. A modern interpretation of the first Moonstruck from 2009, it also incorporates the new features added in the 2017 Executive Moonstruck Worldtimer.

Ulysse Nardin Blast Moonstruck
Ulysse Nardin Blast Moonstruck

The watch shows the sun’s trajectory, the moon’s position relative to the earth as well as the lunar cycles in an intuitive display that’s easy to understand. It also offers tidal coefficients, a dual-time indication and a world timer.

Zenith

Speed demons, this one’s for you. Zenith’s first in a series of limited-edition Defy Extreme Carbon editions is this racy yellow and black number that incorporates the use of recycled elements from the Extreme E championship.

Inspired by the futuristic city of Neom in Saudi Arabia, the Defy Extreme E “Desert X Prix” edition comes in a water- and crush-proof carbon fibre case fitted with titanium push protectors and bezel.

Zenith Defy Extreme E “Desert X Prix”
Zenith Defy Extreme E “Desert X Prix”

It is delivered with three easily interchangeable straps, the most unique being the one that includes elements made from recycled Continental CrossContact tyres used in the first season races.

Measuring time up to 1/100th of a second is the El Primero 9004 automatic, the fastest automatic high-frequency chronograph calibre with two escapements beating at 5Hz for timekeeping and 50Hz for the chronograph.

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