New York, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2013
Last week, Haute Time, the premiere luxury watch magazine and website, kicked off Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Timepiece Madness 2013, a voter-driven contest where the top timepieces in haute horlogerie compete against each other to determine the hautest watch of 2013.
In each bracket, two watches face off, and the watch with the most votes moves on to the next round. Round 1 has officially closed, and the timepieces with the most votes are moving on to Round 2! Some matchups were close, while others were a landslide, indicating early leaders.
Round Two kicks off at midnight tonight, May 20, and the watches our readers choose will move on to Round Three (May 25-28), the Quarter Finals (May 30-June 3), the Semi Finals (June 6-10) and the Finals (June 13-17)! The pieces that will face off during Round Two of the tournament-style Time Madness competition are:
Richard Mille Tourbillon RM 27-01 VS Chopard L.U.C Engine One H
Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater VS Ernst Benz John Varvatos Chronoscope
Blancpain Tourbillon Carrousel VS Carl F. Bucherer CFB Tourbillon
Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Caliber 2253 New York Boutique Edition VS Tag Heuer Carrera MikroPendulumS
Hublot La Ferrari VS Speake-Marin Triad
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Quatuor VS IWC Ingenieur Constant-Force Tourbillon
Girard Perregaux Constant Escapement VS Glashutte Original The Senator Tourbillon
Montblanc Collection Villeret 1858 Exo-Tourbillon Chronographe VS Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon
Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Squelette VS Hermes Arceau Pocket Volutes
Corum TI-Bridge Automatic Dual Winder VS HYT H2
F.P. Journe Chronomètre Optimum VS Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon Technique Black Titanium
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon 3 Jubilee VS Geo.Graham Orrery Tourbillon
Harry Winston Opus XIII VS Omega Speedmaster "Dark Side of the Moon"
Rotonde de Cartier Double Mystery Tourbillon vS Panerai Tourbillon GMT Ceramic Pocket Watch
Breguet Classique Grandes Complications 5377BR VS Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aeronef Type 20 Tourbillon
Urwerk UR 110 PTH VS Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Titanium Grande Complication
Haute Living co-publisher and Haute Time managing editor Seth Semilof said of the competition: “I myself am a huge watch enthusiast, and wanted to share the incredible watches I discovered at SIHH and BaselWorld this year with our readers. So we selected our 64 favorite new pieces from this year, and we’re going to let our readers fight it out to have their favorite piece selected as the best new watch,” Semilof explained. “I’m very excited to see which watch our readers pick. I have a few favorites of my own, so I’ll be keeping a close eye on the competition!”
To vote for your favorite watch, check out Timepiece Madness 2013, and follow the fierce competition to find out which piece will be the reigning champion.
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