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Timed to Perfection: The Year of the Dog

Timed to Perfection: The Year of the Dog

The luxury watch industry celebrates the Chinese New Year with these timepieces dedicated to the Year of the Dog.

Limited to ten pieces, the Luminor 1950 Sealand 3 Days Automatic Acciaio is a 44mm rare piece with an engraved case top.

Officine Panerai

The Classico Dog is brought to life using centuries-old enamelling techniques on the dial. Available in a limited edition of 88 pieces in 18k rose gold and is powered by the self-winding UN-815 movement.

Ulysse Nardin

Developed in Le Brassus, this horological complication is limited to 50 pieces. The hours, minutes and the Gregorian calendar are presented in the center. The counter at 12 o’clock indicates the double-hour numerals and symbols (24-hour cycle); while the one at 3 o’clock shows the elements and the celestial stems (10-year cycle). The month of the Chinese calendar (12-month cycle), its date (30-day cycle) and the leap month indicator appear at 9 o’clock, while the 12 o’clock aperture reveals the zodiac sign of the year in progress (12-year cycle) – corresponding to the dog in 2018. Meanwhile, the moon phases are displayed at 6 o’clock.

Blancpain

The $125,000 Métiers D'art The Legend Of The Chinese Zodiac - Year Of The Dog is comes in two limited edition variations of 12 pieces each. The dial is brought to life by using the ancient art of paper-cutting – Jianzhi – reinterpreted using engraving and enamel work.

Vacheron Constantin

Limited to 28 pieces each, the Petite Heure Minute Dog and the Petite Heure Minute Relief Dog are a true representation of the traditional Chinese folklore. Inspired by nature, the two variations are gender-neutral timepieces.

Jaquet Droz

Limited to 28 pieces each, the Petite Heure Minute Dog and the Petite Heure Minute Relief Dog are a true representation of the traditional Chinese folklore. Inspired by nature, the two variations are gender-neutral timepieces.

Jaquet Droz

The L.U.C. XP Urushi Year of the Dog is an ultra-thin timepiece uses an exceptional Japanese technique called Urushi on the dial. The dials were executed by the Urushi Grand Master Minori Koizumi. For this collaborative endeavour, Chopard secured the services of the Yamada Heiando company, official purveyor to the Japanese imperial family. Price is on request.

Chopard

The Piaget Altiplano Year of the Dog timepiece comes with a Grand Feu cloisonné enamel dial completed by the famed enameller Anita Porchet. Limited to 38 pieces, the timepiece is available for $61,000.

Piaget

Graham adds Kelly and Akita to its Nose-Art Pin-up collection. The new Nose Art Chronofighter limited edition showcasing the 1940's pin up aviation art is available in 100 pieces.

Graham Watches

Limited to 8 pieces each, both for men and women, the new Harry Winston Year of the Dog pieces are available in two sizes – the Midnight Dog Automatic 42mm and the Premier Dog Automatic 36mm. To celebrate the Year of the Dog, Harry Winston selected a Chow Chow to grace the dial of limited edition his and hers 18K rose gold watches.

Harry Winston

The Breguet Classic 7145 is limited to 8 pieces and pays tribute to the art of guilloche with a hand-engraved image of a Chow-Chow dog.

Breguet
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