Timekeeping
By Jason Heaton
on 5.13.14
Richard-Mille-Gear-Patrol Richard Mille RM 011 White Demon
The master of the extreme (and extremely expensive) sports watch releases a white version just in time for summer. (Not before Memorial Day, please.) $170,000
MB&F-Gear-Patrol A Scaled-Down MB&F
The most traditional-looking MB&F, the Legacy Machine, gets a downsized 40-millimeter case and simpler dial but maintains its trademark suspended balance wheel. mbandf.com
Grieb-Benzinger-Gear-Patrol German Blasphemy
German marque Grieb & Benzinger has done the unthinkable: taken an A. Lange & Söhne tourbillon and transformed it into one of its own unique timepieces, the Blue Merit. $530,000
IWC-Ingy-Steel-Gear-Patrol Ingenieur GMT Now in Steel
The IWC Ingenieur Dual Time, previously only available in titanium, now also comes in burly stainless steel. iwc.com
Tsovet-Gear-Patrol Tsovet Tself-winding
Affordable pilot’s watch favorite, Tsovet, releases a line of automatics. tsovet.com
Mayan-Timekeeping-Gear-Patrol Mayan Timekeeping
Renowned watch journalist Elizabeth Doerr writes about her recent trip to Mexico’s Chichén Itzá Mayan complex and explains how its builders constructed the world’s biggest manmade astronomical calendar. quillandpad.com
Hodinkee-Timekeeping-Brekkie-Gear-Patrol HODINKEE x New York Times Timecrafters Breakfast
This Friday, join HODINKEE and the Gray Lady for breakfast and early entry to this week’s big watch fair in New York City. hodinkee.com