34. Baselworld 2013: URWERK UR 110 PTH
The Swiss watch line from Thomas and Felix Baumgartner (no, not that one), introduces its latest extravagant-looking instalment which is made from a Grade 5 titanium case with a platinum bezel and comes in a red on black design. The fuel guage-inspired watch retains the revolving satellites that display hour and minutes with a Day/Night indicator amongst the features for this big, bold watch.
Price: TBC | URWERK
35. Baselworld 2013: Ventura SPARC Sigma MGS
Going from concept into a reality in just a few years, the flywheel powered digital watch has been given a more organic design compared to the previous SPARC MGS which should make it comfortable to wear for smaller-wristed folk. Hosting the top-mounted flywheel and an LCD display it’s made from a durable Durinox material and stainless steel. Using the scroll barrel, you can view two time zones at the same time, access a timer and there’s a 45 day power reserve to give you plenty of run time.
Price: $5,400 (£3,200) | Ventura
36. Tissot Luxury Automatic
If the standard 36 hours of power reserve doesn’t cut it, the Swiss made timepiece features new Powermatic 80 automatic movement which means 80 hours before it needs to be rewound. Made from stainless steel, the Automatic is also waterproof up to 50m, which is perfect for any impromptu diving excursions.
Price: Starting from £525 | Tissot
37. Fortis Mars 500 Chronograph
So tough it’s worn over the space suit, this is the official watch of the Mars 500 cosmonauts. It’s got a 42mm titanium case, automatic movement with 25 jewels and an Incabloc shock absorber. It’s also water-resistant to 200m, if you happen across a lake on your red planet travels.
Price: £2,980 | fortis-watches.com
38. Casio EDIFICE x Red Bull Racing EQW-A1110RB
Worn around the wrists of Mr Vettel and Webber, the F1 styled watch features times and measurements functions inspired by Red Bull cars and a built-in stopwatch that will memorise your best lap time. Smart Access and Radio Controlled tech is also on board to keep things running smoothly and with solar power display it should take care of your time-keeping for quite a while.
Price: £550 | Edifice Watches
39. Breitling Chronospace Automatic
This aeronautical timepiece’s star-shaped dial makes it particularly usable while wearing Brosnan-esque, Gestapo flavoured flying gloves and the rotating bezel means accurate handling of the aviation slide rule. It’s water-resistant to 200m and has a satin-brushed, steel mesh bracelet for added mid-air elegance.
Price: £5,110 | Breitling.com
40. Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Commando
This black and grey, matt-finished mechanical watch has a 42mm steel case with a PVD finish – that’s “Physical Vapour Deposition”, Bond. Basically, it means it – and, in turn, you – can take a right beating. Elsewhere, there’s a photo-luminescent coating, anti-reflective sapphire glass and water resistance to 100m.
Price: £2,700 | Bellross.com