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Designing a wristwatch

Timeless timepiece, both functional and comfortable

Nov. 30, 2020 -

Last month a very special package arrived from Switzerland, containing my custom made wrist watch. I decided to sell all my big brand watches and have them replaced by something unique, tailored to my personal preferences. This is the story of my watch.

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How to read the time, month, date and weekday
How to read the time, month, date and weekday
Before leaving Switzerland the watch is tested and calibrated to make sure it is working well
Before leaving Switzerland the watch is tested and calibrated to make sure it is working well
Ludwig Oechslin is obsessed with reducing the number of parts - he is described as a living legend
Ludwig Oechslin is obsessed with reducing the number of parts - he is described as a living legend
Like a kid in the candy store - happy me!
Like a kid in the candy store - happy me!
The case is milled with extreme precision, making it unnecessary to hide mistakes by polishing (as there aren't any!)
The case is milled with extreme precision, making it unnecessary to hide mistakes by polishing (as there aren't any!)
While the subtile contrast allows my watch to fly under the radar during the day
While the subtile contrast allows my watch to fly under the radar during the day

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