Introducing The Ochs Und Junior Two Time Zones + Date
Ever since The Road To Basel , we’ve generally alluded to Ochs und Junior looks as “thoroughly straightforward” here at HODINKEE. Presently, what do we mean by that, precisely? We imply that the watches seem straightforward and get rid of a ton of the standard ceremony and situation that accompanies alleged extravagance watchmaking nowadays, while as yet addressing a very thoroughly examined way to deal with current watchmaking that focuses on usefulness and client satisfaction over ruffles or complication for the good of its own. The brand’s most recent watch, the Two Time Zones + Date is one more extraordinary exemplification of this thoroughly basic philosophy.
This is a watch that does precisely what the name suggests. It shows you the hours and minutes in double cross zones on the double, the date in your home timezone, running seconds, and the force save. The large advancement here is the new framework for showing double cross zones. Rather than an additional hand being added, Ochs und Junior have added a focal plate set apart with the 12 hours and a unique hour hand that has a wedge-molded opening. The primary hands show your home time, while the number outlined in the hour hand’s opening is the hour at your nearby time. To set this, you just put the crown into the date setting position and pivot the other way to turn the time region circle. The entirety of this is based on a Ulysse Nardin UN-118 base development and just 10 extra components were added to empower the date show and second time region indicator.
The “+ Date” some portion of this watch comes as Ochs und Junior’s typical winding formed date complication, which you’ve seen a couple of times previously . It works simply equivalent to it generally has. There are two extra circles found on the dial, each set apart with only one basic dab. The circle at 12 o’clock demonstrates the force hold, highlighting the correct when full and the left when vacant, and the plate down at six o’clock shows the running seconds. Likewise with all of Ochs und Junior’s watches, you can modify the Two Time Zones + Date utilizing their online instrument , changing case metals, dial tones, and lashes so you get precisely the watch you want.
Anyone who has perused HODINKEE for any genuine timeframe will realize that I’m a major aficionado of what the people at Ochs und Junior do. Their way to deal with watchmaking mixes a hypothetical interest in timekeeping, a moderate plan theory, and a knowing wink that goes against what conventional Swiss extravagance watch brands are about. Something I truly like about their watches is that past the hour and moment hands you probably have no clue about the thing you’re taking a gander at the first occasion when you see one of their manifestations. In any case, from the second you’re given the mystery, everything feels evident and natural. The Two Time Zones + Date unquestionably evoked that response in me. Alright, from the name alone I sort of realized what was happening, however the way that open hour hand and focal circle cooperate is something special.
If I had a complaint about this new model it would be the size. I’m by and by significantly more pulled in to the 39mm forms of Ochs und Junior’s watches – they just fit my wrist best and I appreciate the brand’s unmistakable extents most at that size. I comprehend that for development related reasons this watch is just being made at 42mm, I’m actually anticipating getting one on my wrist for some become more acquainted with you time soon enough.
Brand: Ochs und Junior
Model: Two Time Zones + Date
Case Material: Titanium, PVD titanium, or authentic silver
Dial Color: Can be modified by customer
Indexes: Arabic numerals and dots
Lume: Super-LumiNova X1 in any tone can be mentioned by the customer
Water Resistance: 100 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Over 80 choices, all come with uncommon Ochs und Junior lock in a similar material as the case
Caliber: Ulysse Nardin UN-118 Base, Modified By Ochs und Junior
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, date, second time region, power save indicator
Power Reserve: 60 hours
Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vph)
Additional Details: Regulated to 0/+5 seconds out of each day by Ochs und Junior
Valuing & Availability
Price: CHF 8,330 (titanium case), CHF 9,200 (titanium case with PVD treatment)
Availability: Immediately. Clients can either buy stock pieces or modify their own to be made upon order.
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