Every week or so I have a look to see what the Independent Watch Maker has on offer. This is my second Independent Artist feature, which basically is just a taster without too much if any detail, but here is a LINK to their web site if further detail is required. A little out of my league of course, but artistry doesn’t come cheap!
A 18 k yellow gold case Diameter 42, Height 12mm – Free sprung bimetallic balance:4 gold screws for regulation, blued hairspring ,18 000p/h
Anti tarnish silver dial: Guilloche`texture own design, winding indicator,40h power reserve,moon phase, Geneva stripes (1500 grain) satin gold plated movement.
Further information can be found on his web site HERE.
I quote from his website –
“His skill of making watches depends mostly on the touch of his hands, and not the machinery. The detail of the mechanism is visible through the exhibition back, and sometimes on the dial side of the watch. Some of his designs and innovations, like Tourbillon Nr.7, or modified versions of pivoted detent escapements in wristwatches (as above) which are resistant against shock, cover one of the most difficult aspects of watchmaking. Some of his complicated timepieces may have more appeal to the scientist than the watch collector”.
Well I’m no scientist, just a humble watch collector myself but I simply love his work – period!