Elegant and practical, high-end watches with a large date display have been increasingly popular with both men and women. There are two major reasons for that. First of all, such timepieces are always technically more advanced, with lots of craftsmanship and expertise required for their creation, which makes them valuable for connoisseurs of fine watchmaking. Secondly, they are much easier to read the date, which is undoubtedly very convenient for many people. Here are five of 300Magazine’s favorite high-end watches with a big date display.
1. H. Moser & Cie. Endeavour Perpetual Calendar
Simple yet functional, the Endeavour Perpetual Calendar is an exceptional example of H. Moser & Cie. high-end watches, distinguished by a whole set of ingenious features, including the Flash Calendar that can be adjusted both forward and backward without any risk to damage the sophisticated mechanical movement.
2. IWC Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month
Inspired by the very first IWC Ingenieur models, the Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month is an innovative chronograph luxury watch with large digital date and month displays set via crown. Besides, this 18k red gold watch powered by an in-house self-winding movement is limited to only 100 pieces worldwide.
3. A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia Moon Phase
With its highly precise moon phase indicator and distinctive big date, the Saxonia Moon Phase is one of the most recognizable A. Lange & Söhne models. Moreover, its elegant look makes this 18k rose gold watch a timeless classics that can be easily passed down through generations.
4. Ulysse Nardin Classic Perpetual Ludwig
Inspired by the first Ulysse Nardin perpetual calendar luxury watch with forward and backward date adjustments, the Classic Perpetual Ludwig is its modern stainless steel version with a slightly larger case and updated dial design. Equipped with an unrivaled perpetual calendar movement, it offers superb functionality at a reasonable price.
5. Blancpain L-Evolution Grande Date 8 Jours
One more interesting example of high-end watches with a big date is the L-Evolution Grande Date 8 Jours created by Blancpain. This avant-garde 18k red gold timepiece with a creative design of the dial, which allows the user to read the time and date at a glance, is driven by a cutting-edge automatic movement that additionally provides impressive 192 hours of power reserve.
As you can see, high-end watches with a big date display are not only convenient for obvious reason but also complicated, which makes them so popular with Haute Horlogerie connoisseurs from around the world.