Time Travel: Discover 9 Of The Best World-Time Watches
Chopard LUC Time Traveler One Beijing Special Edition
Designed especially for the China market, this special edition of the LUC features Beijing, written in Chinese and in red, standing out against the satin-brushed dial, whose rich blue hue was achieved by galvanic treatment. Only eight pieces will be produced.
Available at Chopard
Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer
Omega presents a sporty but luxurious world timer with the Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer, featuring a case made in platinum, hands and minute indices in gold, and the world map painted in enamel on sapphire crystal. Only 57 pieces are available.
Available at Omega
Bulgari Hora Domus
Keep timekeeping clean and simple with Bulgari’s sleek Hora Domus watch, which identifies your home and destination cities in separate apertures. The watch also presents the seasons and time of day in discreet windows. It’s all housed in a beautiful rose-gold case.
Available at Bulgari
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Breitling Navitimer 8 Unitime
Available with a black or silver dial, this sporty but elegant world timer comes with a 43mm stainless steel case and features a COSC-certified chronometer.
Available at Breitling
Richard Mille RM 63-02 World Timer
Equipped with an in-house automatic movement, the RM 63-02 features an oversize date and universal 24-hour and multiple time zone displays, all housed in a complex 200-part case made from grade-5 titanium.
Available at Richard Mille
Breguet Classique Hora Mundi 5727
This piece presents an instant time-zone jump with a synchronised date function, and 24-hour and city indications on a guilloched silvered 18K gold dial beautifully complemented by a rose-gold case.
Available at Breguet
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Greubel Forsey GMT Earth
The GMT Earth is art on the wrist and features a 3D globe. On the back appear the 24 time zones with summer and winter times. Look to the lower right of this masterpiece and you’ll find Greubel Forsey’s stunning patented tourbillon.
Available at Greubel Forsey
Patek Philippe Ref 5531R World Time Minute Repeater
One of the most talked-about pieces at Baselworld this year was Patek Philippe’s world timer, which sounds its chimes at the local time rather than the home time.
Available at Patek Philippe
IWC Pilot's Watch Timezoner Chronograph
This ruggedly handsome piece allows the wearer to adjust the time zone through the bezel, with the hour hand, 24-hour display and date adjusting automatically.
Available at IWC