As for spending $30,000 on a watch: I’d much rather put that money into buying something that made sense for me. The RO doesn’t. It was once an iconoclast: it broke convention and made the future. Now it’s the opposite - a so-called icon - which by definition represents the past. The past of course
As for the crossed 4, I'm going to hazard a guess: it's a delicate nod to the Christian tradition of its designers. It didn't appear on the font that A-L Breguet himself designed. All of the the numerals are heavily stylised but only the 4 bears this additional touch. It has to have a significance a
What are these? Jacob & Co.? My eyes fail me. I quite like the first one. Tourbillon revolution. The second one is hideous and an affront to native populations everywhere. The only thing that could possibly be worse than this is a world time watch that celebrates that harbinger of genocide Chris
The watch pictured above a humble mechaquartz so direct comparisons can be made for (a) and (b). For (c) it is likely superior to any mechanical watch in terms of timekeeping accuracy, while being plain to look at. It offers performance if not soul.