Check out this list of the world’s most popular luxury chronograph watches.
Chronographs are one of the most popular complications among top men’s luxury timepieces today. A chronograph watch is essentially a stopwatch combined with a display watch. Originally designed to record time during sporting events like horse races, chronograph watches are used to measure elapsed time in seconds, minutes, and hours. The dial of a chronograph watch typically has several sub-dials with scales from which you can read measurements. A central secondhand can be started and stopped with the push of a button.
Whether you’re timing a sports activity or attempting to cook the perfect medium-rare steak, luxury chronograph watches can come in handy. Here are 5 highly acclaimed chronograph watches in JZ&F’s line of top men’s luxury timepieces.
1. Franc Vila Fva9 Chronograph Master Quantieme
This visually satisfying watch is the ultimate luxury sport/casual timepiece. It features an annual calendar, chronograph, and moon phase. The case is made of grade-5 titanium, the bezel is made of Franc Vila’s proprietary high-polished DieHard Extreme Steel, and the rotor is made of 18K rose gold. The watch offers water resistance for up to 100 meters and is part of a worldwide limited edition of only 88 pieces.
Ralph Lauren Sporting Chronograph Safari RL67 Gunmetal Finish
The Ralph Lauren Sporting Chronograph Safari RL67 is a sports watch with an elegant, vintage look. It has a steel surface with a gunmetal finish that is harder than standard steel. The watch has an olive green canvas strap with a leather liner and features an orange chronograph hand.
de Grisogono “Power Breaker” Automatic Chronograph
Combining modern, sporty design with the intricate details and elegance of a dress watch, the de Grisogono “Power Breaker” is an automatic chronograph that is part of the Commemorative F1 edition, a limited edition of 500. This extra large, rectangular watch has a red natural rubber strap and steel deployant buckle.
Harry Winston Premier Excenter Tri-Retrograde Chronograph in 18K White Gold
One of the most popular watches offered by jeweler Harry Winston, the Premier Excenter Tri-Retrograde Chronograph is an elegant yet casual watch with chronograph counters that offer retrograde displays. The chronograph counters feature hand-guilloche patterns, and the original Harry Winston strap boasts an 18K deployant buckle.
Guy Ellia “Jumbo Chrono” Chronograph in 18K Rose Gold
With an ultra-limited production of five per year, the Guy Ellia “Jumbo Chrono” Chronograph is a bold and stunning watch constructed with 18K rose gold. The watch manages to be sporty, formal, and technical, all at the same time. Despite having a diameter of 55mm, this large watch is extremely comfortable on the wrist owing to its thin profile and curved lugs.
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Chronograph watches offer the perfect blend of utility, technology, and aesthetics. No men’s luxury watch collection is complete without a well-designed chronograph watch. Shop for top men’s luxury timepieces with chronographs on JZ&F’s website. Call206.455.6557 or fill out our online contact form if you have any questions or require assistance.