For the second year in a row, Bal Harbour Shops, in Bal Harbour, Florida (USA), is hosting its “Collectors Weekend,” to take place in the Shops from November 2-5, 2017. The Collectors Weekend will showcase the finest luxury watches and automobiles.
The Shops will celebrate the collecting of watches and cars with a series of special events, presentations, in-store animations and much more.
Many limited edition and unique pieces will be presented, some for the first time in North America.
Some of the timepieces that will be on display include:
Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronograph Open-worked in Rose Gold and Titanium – Visible through sapphire crystals in both the front and back of the case, this watch, combining a chronograph and tourbillon, boasts a skeletonized caliber and is offered in rose gold or titanium.
Tulle – This limited-edition ladies watch incorporates 881 diamonds (11.17 carats) on a yellow and white gold bracelet.
Octo Finissimo – The slenderness of this exceptional watch highlights an extreme thinness and is decorated by hand with Côtes de Genève, chamfering and perlage finishing.
Première Camelia Skeleton Rubis – Numbered and limited-edition restricted to 20 pieces, this timepiece is a celebration of the Première collection’s 30th anniversary and is complimented by a black strap with a white gold case and bezel set with rubies.
L.U.C Perpetual Chrono – Endowed with one of the most sophisticated styles and constructions in the world of Haute Horlogerie, the 20-piece L.U.C Perpetual Chrono limited-edition features a dial in solid gold and is adorned with a hand-guilloché motif.
Tryptic Vagabondage – Launched in 2005, the Tryptic Vagabondage shows a central escapement and a jumping turning hour, followed by the Vagabondage II in 2010 showing a jump minute and jump hour, and concludes its tryptic by another world premiere, The Vagabondage III, featuring a jump hour and a jump minute, and is the very first wristwatch with a jumping digital seconds indication.
Eclipse Tourbillon – The dramatic all-black Eclipse timepiece launched at Baselworld in 2017 and is an evolution that integrates even more intricate mechanical details; its star feature is the new automatic tourbillon caliber with a peripheral rotor.
Opus 14 – Taking its inspiration from a symbol of the 1950s, the jukebox, the Opus 14 combines the best in mechanical innovation with a remarkable playfulness brought together beneath a sapphire crystal cut from a single block and housed within an 18K gold case.
Big Bang Unico Red Sapphire – Developed by a process that has resulted in the successful production of a large, transparent sapphire of perfectly uniform color, the 250-piece series in red sapphire marks the first time this color of sapphire has been used in watchmaking.
Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month – The flagship of the Ingenieur family, this timepiece has a digital perpetual calendar, chronograph and imposing 18-carat red gold case and is limited to 100 watches.
Luminor Due 3 Days in Titanio, Oro Rosso and Automatic Acciaio – Featuring a more contemporary functionality, achieved by a reduction in the thickness, the case of the new Luminor Due 3 Days is the thinnest Luminor case ever created and is available in Titanio, Oro Rosso and Automatic Acciaio.
Patek Philippe World Time Ref. 5230R – An ideal timepiece for international travelers who can use it to keep track of all 24-time zones at a glance, this new upgraded model retains the iconic Patek Philippe Calatrava case and features new winglet-style lugs and a narrower, smoothly polished bezel, showcased on a hand-stitched alligator leather strap.
Van Cleef & Arpels
Midnight Nuit Lumineuse – Inspired by the glittering of the heavens, this timepiece features the Monoceros Constellation traced out in white miniature painting, with a ceramic strip that has piezoelectric properties which powers the Midnight Nuit Lumineuse. As it vibrates, it generates a current, which lights the LEDs under the diamonds.