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Swiss watch design

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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The carbon buckle hardly adds any weight
The carbon buckle hardly adds any weight
Before (left) and after (right) milling away material
Before (left) and after (right) milling away material
Milling away material to make the watch lighter
Milling away material to make the watch lighter
How to read the time, month, date and weekday
How to read the time, month, date and weekday
The annual calendar complication using just 3 additional parts
The annual calendar complication using just 3 additional parts
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!)

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