SIHH 2012 was the highlight of January, uniting over 12,000 guests and retailers from all over the world. The 22-nd edition of the show, reunites 18 luxury watches brands, like Cartier, Montblanc, IWC, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin, Richard Mille or Parmigiani. The opening presentation was provided by the Richemont Group, that announced its financial outcome, perspectives for 2012, as well as its new luxury watch collection.
Cartier, Santos 100 Flying Tourbillion Watch, Manual, Pink gold
SIHH kept its retro tendencies until the very end. The exposition took place from the 16th to the 20th January, and “la crème de la crème” showed a lot of confidence in the future, neverminding this harsh economic context. In the following we present you a few of this year’s watch models.
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Skeleton Double Tourbillon in black titanium - Limited edition 88 pieces, 45mm titanium case, manual-wind manufacture RD01SQ caliber (COSC), Geneva Seal, double one-minute flying tourbillons
Panerai Radiomir 1940 aka PAM 399, 47mm polished steel case, 3mm Plexiglas, manual-wind mechanical Panerai OP XXVII calibre (base Minerva 16-17)
Panerai (PAM 441) Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Automatic Ceramica, 44mm black ceramic case, manual-wind mechanical Panerai P.9001 calibre
GIRARD-PERREGAUX 1966 MINUTE REPEATER, 42mm pink gold case with pink gold applied numerals, striking mechanism with two opposing hammers, hours, quarter hours, minutes
IWC Pilot’s Watch TOP GUN Miramar, 8mm ceramic/titanium case (15mm thick), automatic mechanical IWC 51111 movement
Piaget Altiplano Skeleton Automatic Watch, 38mm white gold case (5.34mm thick), automatic mechanical Piaget Caliber 1200S (2.4mm thick)
Vacheron Constantin Malte Tourbillon, 38mm x 48.2mm pink gold case, manual wind mechanical VC Caliber 2795, alligator strap
Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Vintage Chronograph, 40.5mm steel case, Plexiglas glass, automatic mechanical JLC caliber 751G
Santos-Dumont Skeleton Red Gold, 47.4 x 38.7 mm case, 9.4 mm thick, combining polished and brushed surfaces, both sides of the case are protected with a sapphire crystal glass.
Cartier Cadran Lové Tourbillon, Limited, numbered edition of 100 pieces, 46.2mm white gold case, manual-wind mechanical manufacture Cartier Calibre 9458 MC (flying tourbillon, 50 hrs power reserve), sapphire-set crown