By Roberta Naas Photography by Jeff Crawford Styling by Terry Lewis| May 22, 2015 |
Watches & Jewelry
Dual and multi timers cater directly to Aspen watch collectors with wanderlust.
CLOCKWISE FROP TOP LEFT: From Officine Panerai, this Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT 24H Automatic Acciaio watch ($9,800) is crafted in a 44mm steel case and features Super-LumiNova hands and markers. Hyde Park Jewelers at Cherry Creek, 3000 E. First Ave., Denver, 303-333-4446
The Vacheron Constantin World Time watch ($52,600) displays 37 different time zones around the world. It is crafted in 18k pink gold and offers day and night indicators and a transparent case back with views of the mechanical movement. Hyde Park Jewelers at Cherry Creek, 3000 E. First Ave., Denver, 303-333-4446
From Cartier, this elegant 18k gold Tortue Multiple Time Zone watch ($48,800), powered by a proprietary 9914MC automatic movement, offers multiple time zone indications and a multilevel world-map dial. Meridian Jewelers, 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-3833
This Rolex Cellini Dual Time COSC-certified chronometer ($19,400), powered by a self-winding caliber, is crafted in 18k Everose gold and offers hours, minutes, seconds, and second-time zone indicators, the latter featuring an elegant sun and moon display. The Rolex Boutique at Meridian Jewelers, 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-3833
A. Lange & Söhne created this Lange 1 TimeZone watch ($64,300) in platinum with a solid silver rhodium-treated dial. The mechanical movement consists of 417 parts and offers home time with an outsized date window, second-time zone dial via city ring, and day and night indicators. Meridian Jewelers, 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-3833
There is a rapidly growing category of watches geared to the world traveler who needs to know the hour in more than one time zone. Here, we’ve collected some of the most sought after of these pieces currently on the market: from dual- and multi-time zone indicators to world timers (which show the time in 24 or more cities around the world) and GMT, or Greenwich Mean Time, watches (with a 24-hour indication and an am/pm readout for a second zone). Versatility and ease of use make these watches the perfect travel companions.