Top Five Chronographs

May 17th, 2021

Among the world of watch complications, the chronograph stands at the pinnacle as an impressive technical marvel. Its stopwatch functionality can track time giving you a precise measurement that helps you optimize your day-to-day.

Beyond its timekeeping ability, modern chronographs regularly break the mold of haute horology with innovative design details and movements. Unrivaled craftsmanship is a given. If you're looking for the chronographs that push the envelope, you've come to the right place.

1. IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Spitfire

If the allure of Swiss quality calls to you, don't look any further than IWC’s iconic Chronograph Spitfire Pilot’s Watch. It features a precise and high-performance movement housed in a sleek and compact case.

Subdials at 9 o’clock and 12 o’clock display stopped hours and minutes. In addition, its stainless steel case, green textile strap, and black dial add timeless elements to its cockpit-ready design. A power reserve of 46 hours is par for the course in IWC designs.

2. Omega Speedmaster Professional

Legends are forever. This is especially true with Omega’s Speedmaster Professional chronograph. As the first watch to reach the moon, its rugged durability and technical precision have remained as popular as ever with reinvented takes of the original.

Capture time while staying in style with its three subdials and black step dial. This watch is perfect for everyday wear, complementing any style or look.

3. Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris

Adventure is never far away when you’re wearing Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Polaris chronograph. Its timeless details are inspired by Grande Maison’s classic 1968 Memovox Polaris. Elegant by nature, sporty by design.

The Polaris has an automatic movement and comes in a variety of dial colors and band styles. Its ultra-compact design and lustrous metal housing ooze refinement and mystique. Pair it with a blue dial color and brown leather strap, hallmarks of sophistication and excellence.

4. Girard-Perregaux Laureato

Since the 1970s, Girard-Perregaux’s Laureato Collection has drawn adventurers with its casual-luxury designs that can handle the challenges of sporting activities. The Laureato Collection defies the limits of watchmaking, so you can keep pushing the envelope.

A Girard-Perregaux Laureato watch has a 42 mm case housing an automatic movement. A stainless steel bracelet provides harmony to the all-metal look. Explore deep and rich dial colors paired with luminous indices. The Laureato offers world-class performance and style.

5. Panerai Luminor

Panerai’s Luminor watches are some of the most recognizable sports watches around. The Luminor was built for the Italian Navy in 1950. Its nearly unbreakable steel case is paired with luminescent numerals and a signature locking crown.

An alligator leather band provides the ultimate comfort for all-day wear. Pair this classy and casual Luminor watch with a smart business look or dress it down during your weekend adventures. Sail the high seas or walk the city streets with Luminor as your guide.

Find the Top Chronographs at Hing Wa Lee

Explore a wide selection of chronographs at Hing Wang Lee in San Gabriel and Walnut, California. We're proud to carry some of the most innovative timepiece designers in our showrooms. Stop by to find one that captures your essence.