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New releases from Ming, Timex, F.P. Journe and more New releases from Ming, Timex, F.P. Journe and more

New releases from Ming, Timex, F.P. Journe and more

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Many independents are launching more and more new models and big box brands are not far behind with some interesting additions to their collection. TAG Heuer revives an iconic colourway on the occasion of the 2024 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris collection gets an exciting new complication and F.P. Journe releases a new chronograph to celebrate its 20-year presence in Japan. Discover the rest of our selection below and pick your favourite, enjoy the reading!

F.P. Journe Chronographe FB

FP Journe Chronographe FB

  • F.P. Journe celebrates the 20th anniversary of the opening of its Tokyo boutique with the launch of a commemorative timepiece, which will be the brand’s last Limited Series. 
  • Crafted in a 40mm polished titanium case with a rose gold crown, pushers and deployant clasp, this watch plays around with interesting colour contrasts.
  • The watch is equipped with the new calibre 1518.2 with a fly-back function.

Learn more about the F.P. Journe Chronographe FB here.

Massena LAB and Raúl Pagès Absinthe

Massena Raul Pages Absinthe

  • Massena LAB and star watchmaker Raúl Pagès get together once again to release a green dial watch inspired by nature and the colour of absinthe.
  • Despite having found fame in Belle Époque France and being depicted in Edgar Degas paintings and Ernest Hemingway writings, absinthe is actually a Swiss creation.
  • Priced at US $8,675, for an additional $300 fee it’s possible to have it chronometer-certified at the Horological Society of New York.

Learn more about the Massena LAB and Raúl Pagès Absinthe here.

Ming 37.09 Bluefin

Ming Bluefin

  • Ming releases its latest interpretation of a dive watch with a fully rotating sapphire dial.
  • Operated by a crown at 4 o’clock (that can be operated underwater) the full dial rotates instead of an internal bezel.
  • Available in 500 pieces for 2024, being a Ming, it doesn’t lack any lume to be visible in most conditions.

Learn more about the Ming 37.09 Bluefin here.

TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph Skeleton

TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph Skeleton Navy Blue 1

  • The new TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph blends influences from the ’60s, ’80s, and ’00s for its navy and yellow colour scheme.
  • Its release coincides with the 2024 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, the most glamorous of all F1 races.
  • It’s powered by the Heuer 02 automatic chronograph with an 80-hour power reserve.

Learn more about the TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph Skeleton here.

Timex x The James Brand Automatic GMT

timex x james

  • Timex teams up with stylish everyday carry (EDC) outfitters The James Brand on an elevated take on a field/travel watch.
  • It features a unidirectional GMT bezel, sand-blasted titanium case (and bracelet), and comes in a box set alongside a titanium knife and pen. 
  • A limited edition of 1,000 pieces, it’s powered by the reliable Miyota 9075, a “true” automatic GMT movement.

Learn more about the Timex x The James Brand Automatic GMT here.

Ulysse Nardin Diver Net & Skeleton OPS

Ulysse Nardin Diver OPS 5

  • Ulysse Nardin brings the OPS flavour from the Freak collection to its diver range with two new models.
  • While sharing a similar colour palette, they differ in the case material: a 95% recycled stainless steel one for the first one, and a black PVD titanium one for the latter.
  • Carbonium and Nylo are used in the side parts and case back, resulting in a composition of 60% upcycled fish nets and 40% upcycled carbon fibres.

Learn more about the Ulysse Nardin Diver Net & Skeleton OPS here.

Moritz Grossmann Date Pink Art in Time

moritz grossmann date pink art in time case profile

  • Moritz Grossmann follows in the footsteps of Ressence, Urwerk, and Bovet, donating a piece unique to the Monégasque Princess Grace Foundation.
  • Art once again aids the charitable effort in Time, a heavyweight dealer for many independent brands.
  • Part of the proceeds from the sale of the watch will be donated, retailing for €70,200 (20% VAT included).

Learn more about the Moritz Grossmann Date Pink Art in Time here.

Bulgari Aeterna Collection

Bulgari Aeterna Destkop

  • The new Aeterna collection uses its six timepieces as a celebration of the company’s legacy and as a culmination of the Roman and Greek cultures that form its heritage.
  • The triumph of precious stones and workmanship makes these pieces look more like artworks than actual watches.
  • While diamonds and precious stones are the stars of the show, some pieces also take inspiration from Greek and Roman mythology.

Learn more about the Bulgari Aeterna Collection here.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic

Jaeger LeCoultre Polaris 2024 Collection desktop

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre debuts three new Polaris configurations that no doubt will be fan favourites.
  • The Polaris Geographic, a new model, marks the first time the collection includes JLC’s signature reinterpretation of a travel time complication.
  • Ocean grey lacquered dials have been bestowed upon the Polaris Date and Polaris Geographic, as well as a new green gradient number for the Polaris Perpetual Calendar.

Learn more about the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic here.

Citizen 100th Anniversary of the First Citizen Watch

Citizen 100th Anniversary

  • Citizen celebrates the 100th year by releasing a model with an indigo-dyed washi paper dial.
  • The paper dial is hand-dyed with indigo using the pole-wrap shibori technique – a method usually used for dyeing fabric.
  • This new limited edition is limited to 600 pieces worldwide, with each handmade dial being slightly different, hence unique.

Learn more about the Citizen 100th Anniversary of the First Citizen Watch here.

Panerai Luminor Dieci Giorni GMT

Luminor Dieci Giorni GMT PAM01482

  • Panerai expands its Luminor Complicazioni collection with a beefy power reserve-boasting travel watch.
  • As the name implies, it features a 10-day power reserve courtesy of its automatic P.2003 movement.
  • Featuring a 44mm case and a classic dark blue colour scheme, this Luminor is a boutique exclusive.

Learn more about the Panerai Luminor Dieci Giorni GMT here.

DWISS M3S

dwiss m3s yellow strap wrist

  • DWISS in its 13th year of experience has always focused on uniquely telling the time and this this doesn’t disappoint.
  • The hour markers are inspired by Russian roulette and are sloped towards the centre of the dial.
  • The 42mm case offers the option for an H-link style integrated stainless steel bracelet or an FKM rubber strap, both of which come with a push-button butterfly clasp.

Learn more about the DWISS M3S here.