4×4 : Voyage

GMT_n51_FR_ipad-159Belgium. A refined evolution of the first watch to feature the patented RESSENCE ROCS display, with a dial composed of continuously rotating disks, the TYPE 12 comes in a ‘squared’ version sporting a cushion-type steel case with integrated lugs and interchangeable strap system. Winding and setting are done with a small retractable lever and no longer via the caseback.

GMT_n51_FR_ipad-160France. Parisian brand BELL & ROSS which specializes in aviation watches invites us onboard with the BR 03-92 HOROLUM (lum for luminosity) distinguished by exceptionally intense green nocturnal lighting similar to that of landing runways. The Bauhaus-inspired minimalist design contributes to optimal legibility.

France. Based in Besançon, DODANE 1857, a company whose history is closely
bound up with aeronautics, takes flight once again, notably by presenting the
TYPE 21 chronograph, a re-edition of a model supplied to French airforce fighter
pilots from the 1950s onwards. It comes in two- or three-counter versions
with flyback seconds and countdown bezel.

GMT_n51_FR_ipad-161World time. At FRÉDÉRIQUE CONSTANT, the WORLDTIMER MANUFACTURE simultaneously displays the time in 24 time zones and is also easy adjustable via the crown. This particularly elegant latest version adopts a pink gold-plated steel case framing a mostly brown dial with engraved central map.

GOSWorld time. VACHERON CONSTANTIN presents an exclusive version of its world time model, with simultaneous display of 37 time zones, along with simplified crown adjustment. The dial of this TRADITIONNELLE WORLD TIME model in platinum, issued in a 10-piece limited edition, features a gold globe motif, hand-enameled using the grisaille technique for the continents, and opaque enameling for the seas and oceans.

VCSweden. The GOS brand founded just ten years ago draws inspiration from Scandinavian traditions to create original watches that are notably personalized by unique dial in Damascus steel. In the SAREK collection, comprising the new Sarek Watchuseek and Sarek Ladies models, they evoke the scenery of the Swedish national park bearing this name.

grahamGMT. The GRAHAM CHRONOFIGHTER VINTAGE GMT, providing a 24-hour dual-time display on a ceramic bezel, offers a journey into the past through various vintage touches. The chronograph counters, the large date and the Super-LumiNova® elements stand out clearly against the sunburst dials in blue, khaki green, chestnut brown or black.

qualcunoTicino. A newcomer to the market, the QUALCUNO watch created by Ascona-based goldsmith CARLO SELLO is extremely unusual, with a pyramidshaped dial housed in a round titanium case. Intended for someone (qualcuno in Italian), it contains a secret retractable lever bearing a disk that may be personalized with initials, a symbol, diamonds or a photo.

Journaliste experte en horlogerie, Marie présente des nouveautés et s’occupe de la rubrique 12e Art (l’art de la mesure du temps), qui établit un parallèle avec les arts classiques.

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