Even though the year started on a bad note, as the pandemic slowed down businesses around the world, the last few weeks have been relatively positive. Several companies across the luxury sector have opened their offices and stores, and a handful of brands has also organized events and exhibitions to showcase new products and collections. 
Several watchmakers around the world have launched their timepieces, both, at virtual and offline showcases such as Watches and Wonders in Shanghai (September 9 to 13) and Sanya (September 29 to October 31) and Geneva Watch Days (August 26 to 29).  We bring you 12 of the most recently launched timepieces.
Seiko 
Japanese watchmaker Seiko launched two new watches inspired by a Japanese comedy-adventure movie Porco Rosso. These watches fall under Seiko’s Presage series, which is a collection of completely mechanical watches that are inspired by traditional Japanese craftsmanship. The white dial carries Seiko’s innovative Spring Drive movement while the black dialwith an automatic chronograph, is a tribute to the watchmaker’s contribution to the history of traditional horology. 
Price: Between Rs 3,62,235 & Rs 5,12,393. 
Ulysse Nardin 
The ‘Blast’ collection by Ulysse Nardin is inspired by the magnificence of nature – from glacier to earth to magma. Available in four colours, white, black, blue and rose gold, the watch has a self-winding tourbillion and a stellar silver X motif is stamped on the dial. 
Price: On Request  
IWC Schaffhausen 
IWC Schaffhausen
IWC Schaffhausen
Swiss luxury watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen’s iconic Portugieser Chronograph now comes in a stainless-steel bracelet. The polished bracelet has satin-finished surface and comes with a butterfly folding clasp. It has clear and open dial with two recessed totalisers at 12 o’clock and 6 o’clock. The inner flange is printed with a quarter seconds scale and this timeless modern chronograph has become one of the most popular models from Schaffhausen. 
Price: On Request  
Rolex 
Swiss watch manufacturer Rolex virtually launched four additions to the iconic Oyster Perpetual collection: Submariner, Datejust, Oyster Perpetual and Sky-Dweller. 
Oyster Perpetual Submariner 
Oyster Perpetual Submariner

The new Oyster Perpetual Submariner and Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date have a larger 41 mm case and a bracelet with a broader centre link. The former is characterised by a recently launched calibre 3230, while the latter has calibre 3235. These movements use Rolex’s Chronergy escapement and has a power reserve of approximately 70 hours. 
Price: On Request  
Oyster Perpetual Datejust
Oyster Perpetual Datejust
The new white Rolesor versions of Oyster Perpetual Datejust 31 combines Oystersteel and 18k white gold. The watch has a diamond-set bezel, surrounding a dark purple, sunray-finish dial. The dial stands out because of its Roman numerals crafted in 18k white gold. The highlight is number IV, set with 11 diamonds. 
Price: On Request  
New Oyster Perpetual 
Oyster Perpetual 41

The Oyster Perpetual 41 has two sun-ray finish dial colour options; silver and bright black. The first version, an Oystersteel watch gives off a retro vibe with hour markers and hands crafted in 18k yellow gold. While the second version has the same in 18k white gold. 
Price: On Request  
Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller 
Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller

The Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller is the first from this collection to be equipped with Rolex’s Oysterflex bracelet. Crafted in 18k yellow gold, this version features a bright black, sunray-finish dial and an elastomer bracelet with an Oysterclasp and the Rolex Glidelock extension system. Its calibre 9001 consists of a blue Parachrom hairspring, created by Rolex in an exclusive paramagnetic alloy. You can expect a power reserve of around 72 hours. 
Price: On Request  
Carl F Bucherer 
ADAMAVI AUTODATE in two shades and colors. (KEYSTONE/Carl F. Bucherer)

Carl F Bucherer recently launched their new six Adamavi Autodate models, which are modern versions of the classic Adamavi collection. Available in two sizes, these automatic watches are sleek and minimalistic. The three models with 39 mm and 31 mm diameters are enclosed in sophisticated stainless steel and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and are available in nude, blue and dark grey.  
Price: On Request  
Vacheron Constantin
Vacheron Constantin
Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin’s new overseas self-winding model in pink gold is an elegant timepiece delivered with three interchangeable bracelet/straps (18K 5N pink gold, blue alligator, blue rubber) for optimal comfort.  
Price: On Request  
Roger Dubuis 
Roger Dubuis’ Excalibur-Superbia’s is crafted in palladium-enriched white gold and set with exactly 600 precious white diamonds and blue sapphires. 
Price: On Request  
Lange &Söhne
The “Homage to F. A. Lange” 2020 anniversary editions from left to right: 1815 THIN HONEYGOLD, 1815 RATTRAPANTE HONEYGOLD and TOURBOGRAPH PERPETUAL HONEYGOLD

A special edition watch by A. Lange & Söhne pays homage to late Ferdinand Adolph Lange, the Saxon watchmaker, inventor, entrepreneur and politician. The tourbillon cage is suspended between two diamond end stones as was the case in Ferdinand Adolph Lange’s historic pocket watches. The 684-part movement is decorated with a special finissage that enhances the three-dimensional effect of the pattern and gives the traditional technique a contemporary look. 
Price: On request   
Panerai 
PAM01209

Panerai Submersible Goldtech, a gold alloy with an intense and stable colour made possible by its significant copper content and enrichment with platinum. The dial features applied indexes and satiné soleil decoration, which is an unconventional embellishment in the Submersible collection. Known as Carbotech™, this composite consists of overlapping carbon fibre sheets with alternating orientations. It is water-resistant up to 30 bar and features a black rubber strap and a trapezoidal pin buckle in titanium with black DLC coating. 
Price: On request  
Compiled by Pooja Patel 
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