If you're sitting on a watch collection that's valued at more than most bank accounts, do yourself a favor and take care of it in an equally opulent way. The Döttling Liberty Barcelona Watch Safe ($88,000) certainly qualifies, with a leather exterior modeled after Mies van der Rohe's iconic Barcelona chair, twelve precision winders, three drawers, and a hefty weight of over 650 lbs. [via]
You don't need to be an outdoorsman to appreciate the Garmin Fenix GPS Watch ($400) — although it doesn't hurt. Built for those who steer well clear of the beaten path, it lets users plan trips and create routes, record waypoints, and record GPS bread crumb trails while keeping them on track, and also features ANT and Bluetooth capabilities to talk with external sensors and wirelessly share data, an altimeter, barometer, and compass, a polyurethane wristband, an LCD display with an LED backlight, waterproofing to 50 meters, and up to 50 hours of battery life in GPS mode or 6 weeks in watch mode. Arriving this fall in the wilderness near you. [Scouted by Lucas]
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Mechanical parts meet digital convenience in the Ventura Sparc MGS Watch ($5,150-$5,500). This Red Dot Award-winning timepiece relies on a MGS-11 Micro Generator
System — contained in a sapphire crystal case so you can see it at work — for power, while a 12-digit liquid-crystal display shows the time, an LED backlight provides illumination when needed, and a single scroll controller allows for access to all of the watch's functions.