Montblanc Exo Tourbillon
The Montblanc exhibition featuring the Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Collection will be popping up in the Fine Watch Room from 25th September – 28th October 2015. The ExoTourbillon Minute Chronograph, a grand complication with a patented movement developed in-house at Montblanc’s manufacture in Switzerland, will be available exclusively at Harrods for a month. It combines two of the most important chronometric complications: a chronograph to measure the duration of brief intervals and a tourbillon construction for absolute precision.
Roanne’s Verdict: “The Heritage Chronométrie Collection was inspired by the voyage of Vasco da Gama who unified the Northern and Southern hemispheres, travelling from Europe, around the coast of Africa onto India. The Collection beautifully illustrates Montblanc’s desire to share the passion for fine watchmaking, uniting the fundamental virtues of horlogerie with precise timekeeping – chronométrie meaning precision in French. These virtues are reflected throughout the collection from the elegant Ultra Slim, with a height of only 5.8mm, to the Quantième Complet, a full calendar mechanism. Each timepiece undergoes an intensive 500 hour laboratory test and as a finishing touch, each piece is adorned with an alligator-leather strap expertly crafted at the Montblanc Pelletteria in Florence, Italy. The Montblanc Exo Tourbillon is a very special piece being a minute tourbillon and at a great price for this complication.”
Exo Tourbillon Minute Chronograph – £29,700
Roland Iten Gun Pendant
Innovative mens’ accessories brand Roland Iten, famed for their exquisitely crafted mechanical accessories, will be popping up in Harrods’ Fine Watch Room during October. On display will be the brand’s iconic mechanically adjusting cufflinks, belt buckles, card-holders and rings – all of which have been created from the finest materials with an emphasis on exceptional craftsmanship and original design.
Roanne’s Verdict: “The highlight of the exhibition will be the Gun Pendant: the R007 Gun Pendant has been crafted in solid White Gold & features a rare 1.9 carat natural light brown gun shaped diamond. This is an incredibly novel use of an unusually cut diamond by innovative mens’ accessories designer Roland Iten.”
R007 Gun Pendant – POA
Tag Heuer Cara Delevigne Watch
Tag Heuer’s CARRERA Lady (41mm) Special Cara Delevigne Edition will be exclusively launched at Harrods in October, with two models available – one featuring a bracelet strap and the other featuring a plain leather strap. Based on the 41mm steel Lady Carrera, both models feature Titanium-Carbide coating and anthracite/ charcoal dial with Rose Gold-plated indices and hands. The back features Cara’s trademark lion and signature on the back of the strap.
Roanne’s Verdict: “Designed as a special edition for Tag Heuer ambassador Cara Delevigne, this is a very fashionable piece which looks even better on the wrist.”
CARRERA Lady (41mm) Special Cara Delevigne Edition £1,850
CARRERA Lady (41mm) Special Cara Delevigne Edition £1,700