New watches presented in October 2021 by Casio, IWC, Omega and more

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New watches unveiled in October 2021 to feast your eyes on.

As the world celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month, watchmaking brothers have come together for an auction of unique watch pieces. Proceeds will be channeled to selected breast cancer charities and foundations, to fund their groundbreaking research and day-to-day operations.

In November, the biennial Only watch charity auction will be back on the 9the editing. Unique pieces will go under the hammer on November 6. Profits will be raised for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Amid the buzz surrounding these well-meaning causes, watch brands have unveiled a constellation of novelties as the last quarter of 2021 kicks off.

Here are the new watches launched in October 2021:

Urwerk UR-112 Aggregate

Urwerk’s latest avant-garde creation is an exceptionally technical reinterpretation of timekeeping. Freed from traditional constraints and practices, the watch displays this information via jumping digital hours and rotating digital minutes. Composed of triangular satellite prisms, the hour on the left adopts an instant switch, while the minute on the right moves in 5-minute increments. Both work in time synchronization because the force amassed by the advancement of the minute is stored in the form of torque to power the change of time. That’s not all. Under the titanium hood of the UR-112 Aggregat are the digital seconds and 48-hour power reserve indicators. The watch is limited to 25 pieces.

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Casio G-Shock GM-110RH

Casio G-Shock GM-110RH

The second signature model in collaboration with Rui Hachimura is sprinkled with references to the ancestral home of the NBA star. Of mixed racial identity, the Japanese professional basketball player is proud of his Beninese heritage. Thus, the watch is enhanced with yellow, red and green stripes evoking the Beninese flag. The same palette is recreated on the dial, while the West African kente fabric pattern is noticeable on the strap. “The watch draws its inspiration from my Beninese and African roots, which are very important to me. The design of the bracelet and the watch face evoke elements of Beninese culture and I am delighted with the way Casio has brought my ideas to life, ”says Hachimura.

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Chopard LUC Skull One

Chopard LUC Skull One

Limited to just 8 pieces in micro-blasted 18-karat ethically-blasted rose gold, Chopard’s dress LUC tackles vanity, a genre of art revolving around the fleetingness of time and the impermanence of life. While the incorporation of the skull in works of art can be found in many cultures, it takes on increased cultural significance in Mexico, where multi-day festivals are dedicated to this strange motif and where the boundaries between cultural traditions and religious teachings are unclear. As a tribute to the Día de los Muertos, the dial of the watch showcases a Mexican calavera, beautifully associated with lacquered and gilded indexes. Like all LUC novelties, the Skull One operates on an in-house movement.

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Bovet Battista Tourbillon

Bovet Battista Tourbillon

Limited to 30 pieces each in polished titanium, red gold and platinum, the Bovet Battista Tourbillon is a superlative inspired by the world of luxury automobiles. The muse is the Pininfarina Battista, a superb purely electric hyper GT. The vehicle’s design philosophy flows smoothly into the timepieces. This can be evidenced by the amount of aesthetics and references shared. The timepiece features a brand new movement using Bovet’s patented double-sided tourbillon. Despite the demanding energy requirements of the tourbillon, the timepiece has a remarkable 10-day power reserve. Just like the bespoke vehicle, each Bovet timepiece is manufactured and assembled by hand. Luxury doesn’t take short cuts, neither does Bovet.

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IWC x Hot Wheels Racing Works

IWC x Hot Wheels Racing Works

The relationship between motorsport and watchmaking is like a ballerina with her ballet shoes – intertwined and symbiotic. IWC Schaffhausen and Hot Wheels team up to celebrate the 78th Goodwood Membership Reunion with the IWC x Hot Wheels Racing Works Collector’s Box. Limited to 50 pieces, the metal box includes the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “IWC x Hot Wheels Racing Works” and the Hot Wheels Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Racing Works Edition”. The first will be auctioned off to benefit the Two Bit Circus Foundation which helps create learning experiences for aspiring children.

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H. Moser & Cie.  Dual Time Legacy

H. Moser & Cie. Dual Time Legacy

Inspired by pocket watches and early 20th century models archived at the Moser Museum, the Heritage Dual Time is H. Moser & Cie. honoring its own rich history. The new watch is cleverly imbued with touches of yesteryear. It features tapered lugs, a white railroad type minuterie, a large notched crown and a decidedly classic palette thanks to the smoked burgundy dial. Don’t be fooled, however, as Moser skillfully lends modern elements to the watch. The applied numerals, for example, are made of Globolight, an innovative ceramic-based material containing Super-LumiNova. The heart of the watch is the new self-winding HMC 809 caliber equipped with a module developed entirely in-house.

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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Huracán

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Huracán

With its striking frosted white ceramic composite fiber casing, the Excalibur Spider Huracán is a muscular and sexy centerpiece. With an openwork showing the caliber RD630, many facets of the watch elicit the adrenaline rush induced by the Lamborghini Huracán. Seen from the back, the semi-skeletonized movement reveals the 360 ​​° oscillating weight reminiscent of the Huracán rim. The crown is further inspired by the bolt and nut of the supercar. In addition, the double barrels and a 12 ° inclined balance represent Squadra Corse, Lamborghini’s motorsport division. An Excalibur model like no other Roger Dubuis has ever produced, this watch is limited to 88 pieces.

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Zenith Chronomaster Original

Zenith Chronomaster Original

Women looking for stylish chronographs can consider the new Chronomaster Original. The product of the pioneer of integrated automatic chronograph movements, the new interpretations embellished with mother-of-pearl and diamonds echo Zenith’s other famous watches. This is evident in the inclusion of the tricolor dial. The first reference features an iridescent palette rendered in 4 distinctive types of mother-of-pearl, while the second reference plays with different shades of taupe brown. Besides the diamond indexes, the lugs are also adorned with precious stones.

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Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Anniversary 5365

A nod to the invention of the founder of the manufacture, Abraham-Louis Breguet, the Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Anniversaire 5365 aptly takes up the most ancestral form of the tourbillon. This tribute piece is produced in 35 numbered pieces, the equivalent of the number of tourbillons produced by Breguet during his lifetime. Patented by Breguet in 1801, the tourbillon regulator was created to neutralize the gravitational effects on chronometry. The tourbillon is not the only Breguet signature on the watch, however. Here, you will meet other hallmarks such as the Breguet hands, the barley-grain hand-guilloché dial and the fluted caseband.

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Beijing 2022

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Beijing 2022

Resuming its role as official timekeeper of the Olympic Games, Omega is celebrating this momentous affair with a new watch in October 2021. The Seamaster Aqua Terra Beijing 2022 has been unveiled to mark the inauguration of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games. immaculate winter, Omega subjects the white ceramic dial to a frosted pattern. The predominantly white surface is decorated with blued indexes, while the quarterly digits of the timer are adjusted in red. The rest is eagerly awaited from an Aqua Terra like the Co-Axial Master Chronometer Caliber 8900 and the wavy edge.

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All images of the new watches unveiled in October 2021 courtesy of the respective brands


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