Recommendation Of Five Exquisite Retrograde Watches

The earliest invention of retrograde was not to satisfy people’s desire to ‘back to the past’, but to make the area of ​​the dial occupied by the hands smaller, and then provide space for the watch to add other functions. If you do not use this retrograde device, all hands will have to be designed on a rotating shaft, the size of many watches will increase significantly, the diameter of the dial will be even larger than your wrist. Since the design of retrograde, the design space of the watch has been greatly released.

Longines Master Series L2.764.4.53.3

Watch Series: Master Craftsman
Movement Type: Automatic
Gender: Men
Case material: Stainless steel
Strap material: crocodile leather
Table diameter: 44 mm
Reference price: ¥ 29,200
Watch details: longines / 24528 /
Comment: This watch uses the L707 automatic mechanical movement with a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour and provides a 48-hour power reserve. Black round wheat grain dial, this watch has the function of retrograde week, retrograde 24-hour display, retrograde small seconds, retrograde date, and also has moon phase and day and night display functions.

Bvlgari GeraldGentaOcto BGOW45BGLDCHQR watch

Watch Series: GeraldGentaOcto
Movement Type: Automatic
Gender: Men
Case material: 18K white gold
Strap material: crocodile leather
Table diameter: 45 mm
Watch details: bvlgari / 17018 /
Comment: The watch still presents the classic octagonal case design of the GéraldGenta series. It is equipped with a complex Cal.GG7800 movement and presents a highly complex four retrograde display function on the dial. Including minute retrograde at 12 o’clock, date retrograde at 6 o’clock, 30 minutes retrograde display at 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock, and 12-hour retrograde display, the pointers perform their duties in the configuration It is clear at a glance.

Le Méridien Callback Display Style MP7018-SS001-110

Watch Series: Ingenuity
Movement type: manual mechanical
Gender: Men
Case material: Stainless steel
Strap material: crocodile leather
Table diameter: 43.5 mm
Domestic public price: ¥ 69,000
Watch details: aimei / 4974 /
Comment: The ingenious series of two time retrograde watches are equipped with the ML100 hand-made refining movement, which is based on the ETA6497-1 movement. It took up to two years of research and development to create a total of 131 parts. The complex double retrograde device is composed, and the steel spring used in the traditional retrograde function is changed to a hairspring, which reduces the wear and failure of mechanical parts due to collision during the retrograde process.

Blancpain ultra-thin movement 6653Q-1529-55B watch

Watch Series: Villeret
Movement Type: Automatic
Gender: Men
Case material: 18K white gold
Strap material: crocodile leather
Table diameter: 40 mm
Watch details: blancpain / 18228 /
Comment: Blancpain 2012 new retrograde watch, snake-shaped date hand is its unique feature. This watch uses a 30-second retrograde design. The dial is decorated with a retro-radiated wave engraved lacquered surface, which highlights multi-layered transparent blue. With the help of natural light and shadow effects, it can imitate an unparalleled ocean depth.

Girard Perregaux CAT ‘SEYE Series 80485D52A761-KK7A Watch

Watch Series: Women’s Watch
Movement Type: Automatic
Gender: Ms.
Case material: 18K rose gold with diamonds
Strap Material: Silk Tape
Table diameter: 35.25×30.27 mm
Domestic public price: 245,000
Watch details: zhibai / 19344 /
Comment: The dial shape of this watch can be called ‘cat’s eye shape’, this watch is also very famous in women’s watches because of this dial shape. The dial features a mother-of-pearl dial, an 18K rosette-set diamond case, and the case is set with 68 diamonds weighing 0.68 carats. Have seconds retrograde and week retrograde respectively.

Summary: With the retrograde design, the design space of the watch has been greatly released, and watch designers can make better use of their artistic design. Therefore, the dial design of most retrograde watches is very individual and beautiful. If you are tired of traditional reading, start a retrograde watch and feel the beauty brought by retrograde.