Here’s something I didn’t think I’d see during SalonQP: six Andersen GenÃ¨ve worldtimer references (all five standard editions plus a worldtime chronograph) together in one room. According to Svend Andersen’s team â who are exhibiting the so-called “fifth edition” worldtimer at the Salon and who helped source the other four you see here â this is the first time so many of the company’s world-timers have found themselves next to one another.
Naturally, we had to take a family photo. Would you expect anything else? We arranged the worldtimers you see here in order from the oldest to the newest, from left to right. I haven’t spent much time with Andersen’s worldtimers before, but they’re pretty amazing. In fact, they’re the particular kind of amazing you get from a watchmaker who spent years working on this very complication at Patek Philippe, and they’ve been a pillar of his own line-up for the past 25 years. Another pillar is his erotic-themed watches â really, Andersen is kind of the go-to guy if that’s what you’re into â but that’s something I’d rather leave at that.
Back to worldtimers. Here is a closer look at each individually.
These six Andersen references are part of a much larger special exhibition on worldtimers at SalonQP, and you should definitely go check it out if you happen to be around London this weekend.
For more information, please visit Andersen GenÃ¨ve online.