Humanity has been fascinated by the movement of the stars for millennia, and we have built our lives around them. From travel to the seasons, there is no denying the moon, stars and their movements affects us. Due to the complexity of the moonphase complication, it’s one of the most sought after in watches. The complication was first introduced to wristwatches in the 20th century, even though it has a much longer history. A moonphase dial adds elegance and refinement to a timepiece, making it a perfect gift for anyone. Below we have compiled a list of 5 moonphase watches to buy this Christmas.
The Junghans Meister Calendar is an ideal choice for the modern man. Junghans is known for their skilled craftsmanship. This Meister timepiece is no exception. The 40.4mm case is made of stainless steel and features a polished finish. Securing the watch is a brown horse leather strap. The brown top-stitching on the strap highlights the modern silhouette. Covering the white dial is a convex hard plexiglass crystal. Features on the dial include a day and a month aperture at 10 and 2 o’clock respectively. The watch also has a date subdial and a moonphase display at 6 o’clock.
If you’re after a more elegant everyday timepiece, we suggest this Zeppelin watch. The model is affordable and allows you to gift a fantastic watch without breaking the bank. The watch has a case measuring 40 mm in diameter. The case is made of stainless steel, while the strap is made of black leather with an alligator effect. In addition to the moonphase display, the watch has day and date subdials. Contrasting the white dial are black Arabic numeral hour markers.
Moonphase watches aren’t only for men. This glamourous Thomas Sabo watch is part of the brands Glam and Soul line. Inspired by the night sky, the watch shines due to the crystals set on the bezel. The 33 mm case and the mesh bracelet are made of stainless steel. The watch features a white dial with white splatters, reminiscent of a star-covered sky. The subtle moonphase dial is placed at the 6 o’clock position.
This Ball Watch Company watch is perfect for those who are after a luxurious watch with a sporty-chic look. The stainless steel case measures 41 mm in diameter and 14 mm in depth. Contrasting the sectioned black dial are luminescent indices and hands. Placed under the 12 o’clock position is the minimalistic moonphase indicator. In addition, the watch features a date aperture. Ensuring the wearer’s comfort is the black alligator strap. The watch is fitted with the brand’s exclusive Amortiser anti-shock system. It also has shock-resistant up to 5000Gs and antimagnetic protection up to 4800 A/m.
If you’re after a more elegant and high-end women’s watch we suggest this Longines watch. The watch has a stainless steel case and a beige leather strap, keeping the design sophisticated yet understated. The automatic watch features a white mother-of-pearl dial. The dial is also set with 12 diamonds. It features a moonphase dial and a date subdial. The watch’s power-reserve of up to 72 hours.
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