The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), a trade fair for the watch industry, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
The first SIHH started in 1991 in Geneva with just 5 exhibitors. Today they have 16 exhibitors including brands like, A. Lange & Söhne Audemars Piguet Baume & Mercier Bovet 1822 Cartier Chanel Chopard Christophe Claret De Bethune Girard-Perregaux Greubel Forsey Harry Winston Hermès IWC Jaeger-LeCoultre Louis Vuitton Montblanc Officine Panerai Parmigiani Fleurier Piaget Ralph Lauren Richard Mille Roger Dubuis TAG Heuer Vacheron Constantin Van Cleef & Arpels. It is usually the place where companies launch their new collection of watches.
This year’s star attractions were:
A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1
Price is 29,800 Euros in 18k rose or yellow gold and 42,300 Euros in platinum
Royal Oak 41mm 15400 Two-Tone
Presented in a two-tone style with steel and 18k rose gold elements.
Clé de Cartier
Priced at $21,000 in 18k white gold.
Excalibur Automatic Skeleton
Priced starting at $63,900 in DLC black titanium to about $80,000 in 18k rose gold
RM 11 Bracelet
One of the most iconic pieces of the Richard Mille Collection. It offers an option of a titanium bracelet for a men’s watch.
Price not specified.
Tourbillon 24 Secondes Tourbillon Vision
It is the most basic looking Greubel Forsey timepiece ever.
Price $300,000 18k white gold.
Master Grand Tradition Grand Complication
It has in-house made Caliber 945 and a minute repeater that gives a good sound.
Meisterstuck Heritage Chronometrie
Very affordable compared to the others.
Priced starting at $2,260 for the steel model.
Radiomir 47mm 3 Days Firenze Acciaio
Only 99 pieces will be made at the price of 17,000 Euro.
Harmony Ultra-Thin Grande Complication Chronograph Caliber 3500
They present a limited edition of 10 watches priced at $369,200.
Which is your favourite? Let us know what you think!
written by Shyamji Bhai, Bea Calero, Arra Enriquez, Soumyajit Samanta