6 Of The Best: Limited Edition Luxury Watches on Mr Porter

We love luxury watches here at Coolector HQ and it’s impossible not to have taken note of the fact that the guys at Mr Porter have become one of the best places to find luxury timepieces and particularly so far as limited edition watches are concerned. If you’ve got an heirloom accessory in mind and wanted a real stand out offering, Mr Porter would be one of our first ports of call and for good reason.

Check out 6 of the best luxury, limited edition watches from Mr Porter available right now:

Weiss Limited Edition American Issue 42mm Watch – £1855

A stunning timepiece, each Weiss watch is crafted entirely by hand at the watchmaker’s Los Angeles workshop in a process that takes over 35 hours. This exemplary timepiece is limited to a mere 200 pieces so you’ll need to move quickly to secure one of your own. This stainless steel ‘American Issue Field’ model is powered by a robust and reliable calibre 1003 movement and has a transparent sapphire glass case back to show off the finely detailed internal mechanics. The Horween leather strap will develop a rich patina with wear and as with the finest luxury items, will get better with age. (£1855)

Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition Watch – £23,600

Manufactured in a limited run of only 100 pieces, this fantastic timepiece is part of Montblanc’s ‘1858’ collection that reinterprets the revered Minerva chronographs the came to market in the 1930s. The vintage-style bronze case is a first for the brand, and it is home to a champagne dial with a sunray finish and incredibly eye-catching, historical ‘cathedral’ hands – the decorative cloisonné design on the two markers is filled with Super-LumiNova® for that makes it extremely readable in all conditions. This stunning limited edition watch is powered by an incredibly accurate calibre MB M16.29 movement, and it has been subjected to the ‘Laboratory Test 500’, a programme that simulates the first year’s lifecycle to guarantee reliability. (£23,600)

Oris Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition Automatic 40mm Stainless Steel Watch – £1950

Swiss watchmakers, Oris, were a pioneer of aviation horology and remain one of the most popular brands on the market to this day. This breathtaking limited edition automatic watch is a celebration of a century of expertise in the world of watchmaking. It remains faithful to the original 1917 design, and boasts a polished stainless steel case, burnished brown leather cuff strap and the label’s signature oversized crown. This is an innovative feature that let pilots adjust the time without the need to take off their gloves. The compact travel case is modelled after the original packaging and adds a touch of authenticity to this stunning limited edition timepiece from Oris. (£1950)

Ressence Type 1 MRP 42mm Rose Gold, Titanium And Leather Watch – £25,850

This out of this world timepiece has been designed exclusively for MR PORTER. The core of Ressence’s design ethos is “to express time in the purest possible way”. To this, they strip their watches of the traditional hands and bezel, and this ‘Type 1 RG’ watch has been painstakingly crafted in Switzerland with the brand’s patented ‘ROCS’ – Ressence Orbital Convex System – convex sub-dials displaying the hours, seconds and days of the week in a continuous revolution around the face. Breahtakingly cool, it has been crafted from sleek rose gold and grade-five titanium and boasts a brown leather strap for an sophisticated balance. (£25,850)

Piaget Limited Edition Polo S Automatic Chronograph 42mm ADLC-Coated Watch – £12700

This limited edition Piaget ‘Polo S 42mm’ watch is a knowing nod to the Swiss watchmaker’s engineering prowess. It is powered by a 1160P calibre self-winding mechanical movement which has been developed from beginning to end in La Côte-aux-Fées, and it boasts a precise column-wheel chronograph complication which can be viewed and admired through the sapphire-glass case back. The completely round case, which has been cut from black ADLC-coated stainless steel, is offset with a cushioned and striking guilloché dial – a series signature and design first in the horology world. You can switch out the leather strap for the rubber one in the box when you’re off in search of outdoor adventure. (£12700)

IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Sport 44.3mm Titanium And Leather Watch – £10,750

This glorious looking timepiece is wonderfully reminiscent of the Swiss horologist’s original ‘Ingenieur’ models which were first crafted in the 1950s. IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN’s ‘Chronograph Sport Edition’ watch is made in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Mercedes-AMG and has a brilliant automotive vibe we’re loving at Coolector HQ. This titanium design boasts a protective shield at the back that’s inspired by the carbon brake discs on the sports car and it’s inscribed to read ‘tribute to one man, one engine.’ Each one comes equipped with one of the most efficient movements manufactured by the brand, and has a silver-plated dial, handy flyback function and elegant leather strap. (£10750)

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