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Piaget Polo 1979 | Image: Piaget

The Wind Up – Watch News #269

Welcome back to the latest edition of our regular series, the Wind Up. In this week’s stacked instalment, we’ll be featuring some incredible new watches from the likes of Piaget, Zenith and Girard-Perregaux. Happy reading fellas!

Piaget Polo 1979 | Image: Piaget
Piaget Polo 1979 | Image: Piaget

Piaget Polo 1979

  • Brand: Piaget
  • Model: Polo 1979
  • Reference Number: GOA4950
  • Diameter: 38mm
  • Water Resistance: 50m
  • Calibre: 1200P1
  • Power Reserve: 44 hours
  • Price: €80,000

The Piaget Polo 1979 is a significant milestone in the realm of luxury watches, marking the introduction of the iconic Polo collection by the renowned Swiss watchmaker Piaget. Launched in 1979, this timepiece revolutionized the industry with its fusion of elegance and sportiness, embodying Piaget’s commitment to innovation and craftsmanship. With its distinctive design characterized by a sleek case and integrated bracelet, the Piaget Polo 1979 quickly became a symbol of sophistication and style, attracting discerning clientele worldwide.

Crafted with precision and attention to detail, the Piaget Polo 1979 showcases the brand’s technical expertise and dedication to excellence. Its pioneering use of unconventional materials, such as gold and steel, challenged traditional watchmaking norms, setting new standards for contemporary luxury watches. The Piaget Polo 1979 continues to captivate enthusiasts and collectors alike, enduring as a timeless classic that epitomizes Piaget’s heritage of creativity and refinement in horology.

Girard-Perregaux Laureato 34mm High Jewellery | Image: Girard-Perregaux
Girard-Perregaux Laureato 34mm High Jewellery | Image: Girard-Perregaux

Girard-Perregaux Laureato 34mm High Jewellery

  • Brand: Girard-Perregaux
  • Model: Laureato 34mm High Jewellery
  • Diameter: 34mm

The Girard-Perregaux Laureato 34mm High Jewellery watch represents the pinnacle of luxury and sophistication within the renowned Laureato collection. Introduced as a smaller variant with a diameter of 34mm, this timepiece caters to individuals seeking elegance in a more understated size. Combining impeccable Swiss craftsmanship with exquisite design, the Laureato 34mm High Jewellery features a dazzling array of precious gemstones meticulously set into its case, dial, and bracelet, elevating its allure to extraordinary levels.

Crafted with precision and adorned with an array of meticulously selected diamonds, the Girard-Perregaux Laureato 34mm High Jewellery epitomizes opulence and refinement. Its diminutive size does not compromise on presence, as the brilliance of the gemstones commands attention, reflecting the brand’s commitment to luxury and excellence. With its harmonious blend of artistry and technical prowess, this timepiece appeals to connoisseurs seeking a statement piece that exudes sophistication and prestige

URWERK UR-100V Lightspeed | Image: URWERK
URWERK UR-100V Lightspeed | Image: URWERK

URWERK UR-100V Lightspeed

  • Brand: URWERK
  • Model: UR-100V Lightspeed
  • Reference Number: UR-100V
  • Diameter: 43mm
  • Water Resistance: 50m
  • Calibre: UR 12.02
  • Power Reserve: 48 hours
  • Price: CHF65,000

The URWERK UR-100V Lightspeed is a cutting-edge timepiece that embodies the brand’s commitment to innovation and futuristic design. Introduced as a variation of the UR-100 collection, the UR-100V Lightspeed features a distinct aesthetic characterized by its sleek lines and avant-garde detailing. Designed to evoke the sensation of space travel, the watch showcases a satellite-style display of time, with wandering hour and minute indicators rotating on a circular track. This unique mechanism, coupled with a bold color scheme and high-tech materials, lends the UR-100V Lightspeed a striking presence on the wrist, appealing to enthusiasts with a penchant for contemporary horology.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail and incorporating advanced engineering techniques, the URWERK UR-100V Lightspeed offers more than just visual appeal. Beneath its futuristic exterior lies a sophisticated movement capable of precise timekeeping, ensuring both form and function meet the highest standards. With its combination of technical innovation and bold design elements, the UR-100V Lightspeed represents a captivating fusion of art and science, appealing to collectors seeking a timepiece that pushes the boundaries of traditional watchmaking.

Zenith Chronomaster Sport Titanium | Image: Zenith
Zenith Chronomaster Sport Titanium | Image: Zenith

Zenith Chronomaster Sport Titanium

  • Brand: Zenith Chronomaster Sport Titanium 
  • Model:  Chronomaster Sport Titanium 
  • Reference Number: 95.3100.3600.39xx
  • Diameter: 41mm
  • Water Resistance: 100m
  • Calibre: El Primero 3600
  • Power Reserve: 60 hours
  • Price: USD11,800

The Zenith Chronomaster Sport Titanium exemplifies Zenith’s legacy of precision engineering and contemporary design in the realm of luxury sports watches. Constructed from lightweight titanium, this timepiece offers durability without compromising on comfort, making it an ideal companion for active lifestyles. Equipped with the legendary El Primero movement, renowned for its high-frequency accuracy and chronograph functionality, the Chronomaster Sport Titanium ensures reliable timekeeping and precise measurement of elapsed intervals, meeting the demands of both sports enthusiasts and horological purists.

With its sleek and versatile design, the Zenith Chronomaster Sport Titanium seamlessly blends athletic aesthetics with refined elegance. Featuring a sporty yet sophisticated dial layout with contrasting subdials and a tachymeter scale, this watch exudes a dynamic allure while maintaining a sense of timeless sophistication. The use of titanium not only enhances the watch’s performance capabilities but also adds a modern touch to its appearance. Overall, the Chronomaster Sport Titanium represents a harmonious synthesis of innovation, craftsmanship, and style, catering to individuals who value both technical excellence and aesthetic refinement in their timepieces.