Watch of the Year 2016

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TAG Heuer pays tribute to Muhammad Ali

TAG Heuer pays tribute to Muhammad Ali, hosting a charity event attended by Lonnie Ali, well-known personalities from the world of boxing including those who fought Ali, George Chuvalo, Earnie Shavers, and fighters who were inspired by him, Evander Holyfield, Roberto Durán and Julio César Chávez González.

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DeWitt Academia Skeleton and Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon

Time for some maths. For the manually wound Academia Skeleton Jérôme de Witt chose a highly complex mathematical structure. The system for the power reserve indicator is based on the satellite principle he previously used in the Tourbillon Différentiel, a model that was awarded an innovation award at the 2005 Grand Prix de l’Horlogerie de Genève.

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A Seiko sunrise

Fast and limited. The basis for this 500-piece limited edition Seiko is the Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 GMT calibre and its appearance shows a strong resemblance to the SBGJ005, the watch that won the ‘Petite Aiguille’ at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève in 2014. Totally new in this Limited Edition with GMT function are the special dial and rotor. The colours were inspired by the landscape of the Iwate Prefecture in the north of Japan, where the watch is manufactured.

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The Game Changer

I apologise if you think you have recently read the headliner before. Maybe because you recently read an article or press review of the new Piaget Polo S. A new watch that is named precisely that: The Game Changer.But what is a game changer in the watch world? Well, Piaget calls their new Polo S a game changer. Not only because it is their first watch of steel in decades. But also because the Polo S is priced very compatible compared to…well, pretty much any watch from Piaget the last ten years or so.

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Breitling Chronoliner Blacksteel

With its clear external references to pilot’s watches from the 1950s and 60s this chronograph is one of Breitling’s plainest models. After the steel version and a limited red gold edition the Chronoliner is now also available as a modern interpretation, completely in black. A ceramic bezel on top of the DLC-coated, 46mm case and a black rubber strap with a woven pattern create an image of dark masculinity. The strap refers to the woven steel Aero Classic bracelets.

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