Watches of the month: October 2016

Jacob & Co., Rolex, Patek Philippe and more…
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Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Twin Triple Axis Tourbillon Minute Repeater

\nThis is Jacob & Co.'s answer to a question no one ever thought to ask: 'why isn't there a minute repeater with dual triple-axis tourbillons?' Indeed, the Twin Turbo is one of the most complicated watches ever built.
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Rolex Cosmograph Daytona with ceramic bezel

\nA new version of Rolex's Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona in 904L steel (this model comes with a platinum dial). Aside from new materials and slightly tweaked dial, the new Daytona maintains its superb stylings and motor racing pedigree.
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Patek Philippe 5930G World Time Chronograph

\nPatek Philippe has combined two of the most useful complications in mechanical watchmaking - that of a chronograph and world timer - and created the 5930G. Inspired by a 1940's timepiece from the archives, the new model is 39.5-milimetres wide and just 12-millimetres thin.
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Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition

\nThis limited edition dive watch pays tribute to the US Navy's first African-American Master Diver. Built on the success of the Oris Divers Sixty Five, this version features a custom-made bronze case, a classic diver aesthetic and Sellita SW200 movement.
Wed 12 Oct 2016 02:46 PM GST
By Thomas Shambler