February 7, 2023

While there are no lack of lights, colors, and sparkles during the day at Baselworld, it’s when the lights go down that you get to learn which watches come out and party after the sun goes down.

Here are a few of the timepieces that I saw donning colorful glow-in-the-dark party clothes at Baselworld 2017.

Patek Philippe Reference 5320G-001

Patek Philippe Reference 5320G Perpetual Calendar

Patek Philippe Reference 5320G, a vintage-style perpetual calendar that was the talk of Baselworld 2017

For more information, please visit www.patek.com/en/mens-watches/grand-complications/5320G-001.

Quick Facts: Patek Philippe Reference 5320G-001
Case: 40 x 11.13 mm, white gold
Movement: automatic Caliber 324 S Q with 367 components and 45-hour power reserve; Gyromax balance and Spiromax balance spring in Silinvar
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; perpetual calendar with day, date, month, moon phases, leap year, and day/night indication
Price: $82,784

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Big Blue

Omega Seamaster Professional GMT lume shot

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Big Blue shows its colors in and out of the water

For more information, please visit www.omegawatches.com/watches/baselworld2017/seamasterplanetocean-bigblue.

Quick Facts: Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Big Blue
Case: 45.5 mm, blue ceramic with helium escape valve, water-resistant to 600 m
Movement: automatic Caliber 8906 with METAS Master Chronometer certificate; four-year guarantee
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; date, 24-hour second time zone
Price: $11,700, available from December 2017

Seiko Prospex First Diver’s Re-Creation Limited Edition SLA017

Seiko Prospex Diver's 200m lume shot

The Seiko Prospex First Diver’s Re-Creation Limited Edition SLA017 goes deep into party mode

For more information, please visit www.seiko-prospex.com/sea/sla017.

Quick Facts: Seiko Prospex First Diver’s Re-Creation Limited Edition SLA017
Case: 39.9 x 14.1 mm, stainless steel with super-hard coating, water-resistant to 200 m, screw-down crown
Movement: automatic Caliber 8L35 with 50-hour power reserve
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; date
Limitation: 2,000 pieces, comes in set with silicone strap and stainless steel bracelet
Price: $3,400

Fiona Krüger Petit Skull (Celebration) Eternity

Fiona Kruger Celebration Skull gem-set lume shot

Fiona Krüger’s Petit Skull (Celebration) Eternity shines in many places

For more information, please visit www.fionakrugertimepieces.com.

Quick Facts: Fiona Krüger Petite Skull (Celebration) Eternity
Case: 48 x 34.5 x 9.8 mm, stainless steel with seven types of multicolored gemstones set on the bezel
Movement: automatic Soprod A10 fully skeletonized and with custom components, including the rotor
Functions: hours, minutes
Limitation: 18 pieces
Price: 22,500 Swiss francs

Zenith Pilot Type 20 GMT Tribute to the Rolling Stones

Zenith Rolling Stones Pilot Type 20 GMT lume shot

The Zenith Pilot Type 20 GMT Tribute to the Rolling Stones is the last collaboration between the brand and the group

For more photos, lume shots, and information, please see Let It Bleed: Final Rolling Stones Limited Edition With Zenith Arrives In Pilot Type 20 GMT.

Quick Facts: Zenith Pilot Type 20 GMT Tribute to the Rolling Stones
Case: 48 x 15.8 mm, DLC-coated titanium
Dial: hologram with Super-LumiNova
Movement: automatic Caliber Elite 693 with 50-hour power reserve
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; 24-hour dual time indication
Limitation: 200 pieces
Price: 6,700 Swiss francs

Zenith Pilot Extra Special

Zenith Pilot Extra Special lume shot

Zenith Pilot Extra Special

For more information, please visit  www.zenith-watches.com/en/pilot-type-20-extra-special.

Quick Facts: Zenith Pilot Extra Special
Case: 40 x 12.95 mm, aged steel, water-resistant to 10 atmospheres
Movement: automatic Caliber Elite 679 with 50-hour power reserve
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds
Price: €5,900

Tudor Heritage Black Bay 41

Tudor Black Bay lume shot

Tudor Heritage Black Bay 41

For more information, please visit  www.tudorwatch.com/watches/new-black-bay-41/m79540-0003

Quick Facts: Tudor Heritage Black Bay 41
Case: 41 mm, stainless steel, water-resistant to 150 m
Movement: automatic Caliber ETA 2824
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds
Price: 2,500 Swiss francs (leather strap), 2,800 Swiss francs (steel bracelet)

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze

Tudor Black Bay Bronze lume shot

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze

For more information, please see Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze: An Attractive Diver’s Watch At Just The Right Price.

Quick Facts: Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze
Case: 43 mm, bronze, water-resistant to 200 m
Movement: automatic Caliber MT5601 with silicon balance spring, officially certified as a C.O.S.C. chronometer, 70-hour power reserve
Functions: hours, minutes, (hacking) seconds
Price: 3,800 Swiss francs, comes with additional textile strap

Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Panorama Date

Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Panorama Date lume shot

Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Panorama Date feeling luminously blue

For more information, please visit www.glashuette-original.com/collection/senator/senator-chronograph-panorama-date.

Quick Facts: Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Panorama Date
Case: 42 mm, stainless steel
Movement: automatic Caliber 37-01 with 70-hour power reserve
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; panorama date, flyback chronograph
Price: $14,600

Bulgari Octo Tourbillon Sapphire

Bulgari Octo Tourbillon Saphir lume shot

Bulgari Octo Tourbillon Sapphire marks the time luminously

For more information, please visit www.bulgari.com/en-gb/products.

Quick Facts: Bulgari Octo Tourbillon Sapphire
Case: 44 x 12.45 mm, DLC-coated titanium with sapphire crystal case band
Movement: manually wound Caliber BVL 206 with one-minute flying tourbillon and 11 DLC-coated bridges decorated with luminescent bars serving as hour markers
Functions: hours, minutes
Limitation: 50 pieces
Price: 63,000 Swiss francs

Chopard Mille Miglia Classic Chronograph

Chopard Mille Miglia Chronograph lume shot

Chopard Mille Miglia Classic Chronograph lights the way

For more information, please visit www.chopard.com/intl/mille-miglia-chronograph.

Quick Facts: Chopard Mille Miglia Classic Chronograph
Case: 42 x 12.67 mm, stainless steel
Movement: automatic Caliber ETA A07.211, certified as an official C.O.S.C. chronometer
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; date, chronograph
Price: 4,900 Swiss francs

Sarpaneva Korona K0 Daredevil

Sarpaneva Korona K0 Daredevil lume shot

Sarpaneva Korona K0 Daredevil

For more information, please visit www.sarpanevawatches.com/daredevil.

Quick Facts: Sarpaneva Korona K0 Daredevil
Case: 46 x 11.2 mm, stainless steel
Movement: automatic Soprod Caliber A10, modified
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds
Limitation: 20 pieces each in Dawn and Dusk versions
Price: $10,000

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver lume shot

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver

For more information, please visit www.bellross.com/mods/watches/BR-03-Diver.

Quick Facts: Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver
Case: 42 mm, stainless steel
Movement: automatic Caliber BR-CAL.302, water-resistant to 300 m
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; date
Price: $3,700

Bell & Ross BR 03-02 Horolum

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Horolum lume shot

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Horolum

For more information, please visit www.bellross.com/our-collections/Instruments/br-03-42-mm/br-03-92-steel/BR-03-92-HOROLUM.

Quick Facts: Bell & Ross BR 03-02 Horolum
Case: 42 mm, bead-blasted stainless steel
Movement: automatic Caliber BR-CAL.302, water-resistant to 100 m
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; date
Price: $3,400