With the Baselworld 2012 underway, a plethora of horological innovations have to recent light, including that of Bulova. When one recalls the craftsmanship and sophistication they used for the Accutron Sir Richard Branson series, one could always be hopeful that something more would be on the sidelines. Hence, at the event they managed to unveil the world’s first and only external fine adjustment system, which will allow individuals to keep their time up to 99.99% levels of accuracy, apart from the new Precisionist chronograph to track time till 1/1,000th of a second. Both these innovations are rare to find in the world of horology, hence the brand should be expecting a leader’s position in the near times to come.
Most of the watches available today have the issue of being unadjustable for winding and tuning, without the help of a professional, which could be hard to find. Hence, this new external adjustment system will allow each wear to adjust time to the level of 99.99% level of accuracy, with a help of a simple lever located on the 9’o’clock slot of the watch. It also helps in tracking new change and adjustment to the highest detail possible, by making changes to the watches operating speed. This is overseen by the plus and minus sign, which collaborate to the different adjustments possible to the working speed of the mechanism inside. The availability of the Accutron watch with the new adjustment system is stated to be around September 2012, with the price range between $1,595 and $1,695.
The Baselworld show also was a forum to unveil the ‘Precisionist’ watch, which will help track time to the detailing of 1/1,000th of a second! The only other watch coming to our mind, which featured this rather exotic function, was the Tag Heur Mikrotimer Flying 1,000. Like the previous creation, this watch will have an unique green colored arm on the main dial, which will be travelling on a continuous basis at speeds, which are quicker than what the human eye can track. This would make the hand virtually invisible! Crazy, but then that’s what horologists could perhaps do to attract attention. However, this watch will be available by October 2012, for a price tag of $699 to $799 each.