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TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963 | Image: TAG Heuer

The Wind Up – Watch News #284


Another week has come and gone, which means another round up of all the latest watch releases in the next Wind Up edition. In this week’s instalment, Breitling revitalises the iconic Superocean collection, TAG Heuer teams up with Porsche for a stunning new Carrera, Arnold & Son goes all in on perpetual calendars and Bremont dials up the collaborative juices. Happy reading gents, have a great week ahead.

Breitling

Breitling’s New Colourful Superocean Models

Breitling has unveiled a vibrant new lineup of Superocean models, infusing a burst of color into its iconic dive watch collection. The latest iterations feature bold dials in shades like turquoise, orange, and green, complemented by matching rubber straps. These eye-catching designs maintain the brand’s commitment to functionality, boasting water resistance up to 300 meters, robust stainless steel cases, and unidirectional bezels. The colorful aesthetics of the new Superocean models appeal to both diving enthusiasts and fashion-forward individuals, blending sporty utility with striking visual appeal.

Beyond their vivid exteriors, the new Breitling Superocean models are powered by the reliable Caliber 17 movement, ensuring precision and durability. The watches come in various sizes, ranging from 36mm for the gold model to 42mm, catering to diverse wrist preferences. Each model retains the essential Superocean features such as luminous hands and markers for enhanced underwater readability, and a screw-down crown for added security. These additions underscore Breitling’s dedication to innovation and style, making the latest Superocean models a fresh and dynamic choice for those seeking performance and panache in their timepieces.

Breitling Superocean Automatic 46 Super Diver | Image: Breitling
Breitling Superocean Automatic 46 Super Diver | Image: Breitling

Breitling Superocean Automatic 46 Super Diver

  • Brand: Breitling
  • Model: Superocean Automatic 46 Super Diver
  • Reference: Ref. E10379351B1S1 / Ref. E10379D31L1E1 / Ref. E10379D31L1S1
  • Diameter: 46mm
  • Movement: Calibre Breitling 10 Self-winding mechanical
  • Water-Resistance: 1000m
  • Power Reserve: 42 hours
  • Price: AUD$8,990 / AUD$9,590 / AUD$8,990
Breitling Superocean Automatic Collection | Image: Breitling
Breitling Superocean Automatic Collection | Image: Breitling

Breitling Superocean Automatic

  • Brand: Breitling
  • Model: Superocean Automatic
  • Reference: Ref. U17377211A1S1 / Ref. A17375211B2S4 / Ref. R17375211B1S1 / Ref. A17376211L2S2
  • Diameter: 36mm / 42mm / 42mm / 44mm
  • Movement: Calibre Breitling 17 Self-winding mechanical
  • Water-Resistance: 300m
  • Power Reserve: 38 hours
  • Price: AUD$10,090 / AUD$7,290 / AUD$31,290 / AUD$7,390
TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963 | Image: TAG Heuer
TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963 | Image: TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963

  • Brand: TAG Heuer 
  • Model: Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963
  • Reference: CBU2010.FT6267
  • Diameter: 44mm
  • Movement: Heuer 02
  • Water-Resistance: 100m
  • Power Reserve: 80 hours
  • Price: CHF9,000 (Limited to 963 pieces)

TAG Heuer has introduced the Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963, a timepiece that celebrates the brand’s partnership with Porsche and their shared passion for motorsport excellence. This limited-edition watch draws inspiration from the design elements of the Porsche 963 race car, featuring a striking black and red color scheme and a sleek, aerodynamic profile. The 44mm case is crafted from lightweight titanium, enhancing its durability and wearability, while the black ceramic tachymeter bezel underscores its racing heritage. The open-worked dial showcases intricate mechanical details, reflecting the precision engineering of both the watch and the race car.

At the heart of the Carrera Chronograph x Porsche 963 is the Heuer 02 Automatic movement, providing a power reserve of 80 hours and exceptional chronometric performance. The watch includes practical features like a date display at 6 o’clock and a chronograph function for precise timekeeping. The embossed calfskin leather strap, reminiscent of the Porsche interior, adds a touch of luxury and comfort. This collaboration between TAG Heuer and Porsche not only celebrates their storied histories but also embodies a fusion of cutting-edge technology and timeless design, appealing to enthusiasts of both high-performance watches and motorsports.

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 38 Night Tide | Image: Arnold & Son
Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 38 Night Tide | Image: Arnold & Son

Arnold & Son Perpetual Moon 38 Night Tide

  • Brand: Arnold & Son 
  • Model: Perpetual Moon 38 Night Tide
  • Reference: –
  • Diameter: 38mm
  • Movement: A&S1612
  • Water-Resistance: 50m
  • Power Reserve: 90 hours
  • Price: CHF70,200

Arnold & Son has introduced the Perpetual Moon 38 Night Tide, a mesmerizing addition to their collection that beautifully captures the allure of the night sky. This exquisite timepiece features a smaller 38mm case, appealing to those who prefer a more understated wristwatch. The dial is a deep, shimmering blue, reminiscent of the ocean at night, adorned with a large moon phase display at the center. The moon disc, crafted from mother-of-pearl, is intricately detailed and surrounded by a starry night sky, creating a captivating visual that highlights Arnold & Son’s craftsmanship and artistic flair.

Powered by the in-house A&S1612 caliber, the Perpetual Moon 38 Night Tide offers exceptional precision and a power reserve of 90 hours. The movement, visible through the sapphire crystal case back, showcases the brand’s dedication to horological excellence with its hand-finished components and intricate decorations. The watch is complemented by a matching blue alligator leather strap, adding to its elegance and comfort. This new model is not just a testament to Arnold & Son’s technical prowess but also a poetic tribute to the beauty of the lunar cycle, making it a coveted piece for watch enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Bremont X Brompton X Cheaney | Image: Bremont
Bremont X Brompton X Cheaney | Image: Bremont

Bremont X Brompton X Cheaney

  • Brand: Bremont
  • Model: Bremont X Brompton X Cheaney
  • Reference: –
  • Diameter: 40mm
  • Movement:  Calibre 11 1/2’’’ BE-92AV
  • Water-Resistance: 100m
  • Power Reserve: 50 hours
  • Price: £3,450 (Limited to 200 pieces)

This limited edition timepiece combines contemporary design with vintage aesthetics, featuring a 40mm Trip-Tick case made from DLC-treated stainless steel and a striking bronze barrel. Meticulously hand-built at ‘The Wing’ in Henley-on-Thames, it boasts a chronometer-rated automatic movement with a 50-hour power reserve. The watch’s anti-reflective sapphire crystal and Super-LumiNova® application on the dial and hands ensure exceptional visibility.

Accompanied by a beautiful brown leather vintage strap, each watch is packaged in a bespoke handmade leather saddle roll. This roll is designed not only to store the watch but also to be fitted under the saddle of a Brompton folding bike for carrying other essential tools.