A Swiss word that refers to the high quality of a piece of work or an object. A feature that shows the day of the month, and often the day of the week.Some calendar watches show the date on sub-dials while others use a scale on the outside edge of the watch dial. Cases come in many shapes, round, square, oval, tonneau and rectangular.Some watch lovers may wonder just how complex a timepiece can be.
When it comes to everyday wear, the 5 million EUR timepiece can hardly be described as comfortable.
However, the individual complications of the instrument can be discovered in models from other renowned manufacturers – all of which gleam with fine workmanship.
Common complications in commercial watches are day/date displays, alarms, chronographs (stopwatches), and automatic winding mechanisms.
The more complications in a mechanical watch, the more difficult it is to design, create, assemble, and repair.
From popular to downright spectacular – we list the top 10 methods of displaying the date.