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Complexities of all stripes marked much of the remaining debuts seen at SIHH 2013. Several brands focused their attention on complicated movements while others presented stunning and labor-intensive dials and unusually constructed cases.
Grand Complications were seen at Audemars Piguet and A. Lange & Söhne. The white gold and titanium Audemars Piguet Tradition Tourbillon Minute Repeater is an almost retro-looking ten-piece whose impact was blunted a bit by the firm’s new Grand Complication, an extremely limited edition in the Royal Oak Offshore family that features a split-seconds chronograph, minute repeater, tourbillon and a perpetual calendar—all packed into a 44 mm titanium case…continue reading.