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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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Like a kid in the candy store - happy me!
Like a kid in the candy store - happy me!
Different colours have different effects on the watch - here you see it with a 'tan'-coloured fabric strap
Different colours have different effects on the watch - here you see it with a 'tan'-coloured fabric strap
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
Before (left) and after (right) milling away material
Before (left) and after (right) milling away material
The annual calendar complication using just 3 additional parts
The annual calendar complication using just 3 additional parts

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