Hiren Kumar Bose picks five open-heart watches which reveal the inner workings of the tiny machine you sport on your wrist
ORIS Culture Artelier Skeleton Diamonds
Ref No: 01 560 7687 4019 07 5 14 66FC
The 31mm case opening permits an excellent view of the skeleton movement – and a fascinating opening into the world of mechanics. And the facing is brilliantly enriched with diamonds.
Model No: R30246013
The 33mm cased watch has a self-winding automatic movement which is powered by the everyday movement of your arm. The watch’s analog display and sapphire crystal dial window are emboldened by two-tone stainless steel gold ion-plated stainless steel case with white dial.
TISSOT T Classic T-Complication Squelette
Ref No: T070.405.16.411.00
The 43mm case watch is modernity meeting meticulous craftsmanship with this hand-wound, mechanical skeleton movement visible through the dial. Luxurious finishes and design details seamlessly link tradition with contemporary styling the complexity of a superb timepiece.
SEVEN FRIDAY P Series
Ref No: P2B/02
With a gigantic case, the P2B/02 reprises the industrial revolution inspired P-Series sporting a rounded square box. The multi-level black and gold interface is encased in stainless steel with a sandblasted black PVD case. Sandblasted black PVD animation ring and sandblasted black PVD bezel complete the P2B/02’s new interpretation of vintage bank vaults.
EMPORIO ARMANI Meccanico
Ref NO: AR1997
The 43 mm round cased steel watch has automatic movement and belongs to the brand’s Meccanico Collection.