Inventive watchmaker URWERK has developed another new method of displaying the time with its latest model, the UR-112 AGGREGAT.
The new model from the inventive Swiss watchmaker uses a series of rotating aluminum prisms for jumping hours on the left hand side of the display and minutes on the right.
Collective Horology has brought together URWERK and New York’s Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum to create a seriously limited watch inspired by the Space Shuttle Enterprise.
URWERK has formed its signature revolving hour satellites from moulded Super-LumiNova to light up its new UR-220 SL Asimov.
Urwerk relaunches the Bronze Age with its new extremely limited edition watch, the UR-100V T-Rex. To answer a pretty obvious question: Yes, the T-Rex was inspired by the most fearsome prehistoric predator, hence its gorgeous bronze case with a scale-like textured surface.
With some watches, you wonder if you should even bother trying to write something about it. Afraid that your words don’t add anything, or are hopelessly insufficient in describing the beauty of it. In those cases, you simply want to post the images and let the reader become a viewer. However, there is enough to tell about the UR-210 Amadeus to dedicate a few words to it, even if they only serve as modest captions to an amazing watch.
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The vast majority of watches stick to traditional hour and minute hands to display the time, but a handful of bold manufacturers use their technical prowess to find new, innovative, and often downright audacious methods to indicate the hours, minutes, and occasionally even other functions. Below is a list of unusual watches that deviate from the conventional time-telling style, finding creative alternatives to hour and minute hands.
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Watch aficionados are used to seeing reptilian scaled patterns on leather straps, but the new Urwerk UR-105 T-Rex — unveiled at SIHH 2016 in January and equipped with the iconoclastic brand’s unique satellite-hours timekeeping system — may be the first timepiece to bring such a motif to a watch case as well.
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