THE BEST LIMITED EDITION WATCHES OF THE YEAR

While it’s true there are certain classic sailing watches every superyacht owner should have in his collection, sometimes you can’t beat the wow factor of a true limited edition timepiece. With high-tech functions and impeccable design credentials, here’s our pick of the best limited edition watches to buy now.

Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Silver

Zenith used the occasion of Baselworld 2019 to unveil its first ever timepiece with a silver case. The aviation watch has been created in a limited edition of 250 and features a 45mm case engraved on the reverse with the house's flying instruments logo while other hallmarks of the Pilot line come in the form of oversized numerals, luminescent hands, a wide ratcheted crown and an impressive 50 hour power reserve.

Case: 925 silver, 45mm
Strap: Leather
Movement: Calibre Zenith Elite 679 automatic
Limited edition: 250
Price: £6,800, zenith.com

 

Monsieur de Chanel Édition Noire

The only men's watch in a series of four limited Édition Noire timepieces launched by Chanel at Baselworld 2019, the Monsieur de Chanel Édition Noire features the same in-house Calibre 1 movement as its main line counterparts powering an instant jumping hour, small seconds sub-dial, date window and 240° retrograde minute. This special edition, however, offers a matte black ceramic case with a matte black dial and crystal sapphire caseback for the ultimate in understated style.

Case: Black ceramic and steel, 42mm
Strap: Alligator
Movement: Calibre 1 manual-wound
Limited edition: 55
Price: POA (Available from September), chanel.com

 

Hublot Big Bang Scuderia Ferrari 90th Anniversary

Another Baselworld 2019 release, the Big Bang Scuderia Ferrari 90th Anniversary has been created in three limited edition versions to mark a milestone year for the Scuderia Ferrari race team. Each of the 45mm models is powered by a Unico movement with flyback chronograph, 72 hour power reserve and bezels cut from the same carbon used to create Formula 1 brake discs. Key differences between the three versions comes in their styling. The first (left) is inspired by the early years of the team with a platinum case, perforated leather strap and speedometer-style dial while the second (centre) represents modern research and technology with a 3D carbon case and Nomex strap made from the same fire-resistant material used in racing driver's suit. The final piece (right) has a transparent sapphire case symbolising the high-tech future of motor car racing.

Case: Platinum, carbon or sapphire, 45mm
Strap: Calf leather, Nomex or fabric
Movement: HUB1241 self-winding
Limited edition: 90 each plus 10 collector's sets
Price: £33,900 (platinum), £28,700 (carbon), £57,000 (sapphire), hublot.com

Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

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