Tag: Urwerk

How To Understand Independent Watchmaking

“Independent watchmaking” can be confusing to people not well versed in the ways of modern watch collecting. Independent watch brands aren’t merely those without corporate parents like luxury conglomerates Richemont or Swatch Group. They are also usually smaller, boutique brands at the forefront of creativity and craftsmanship in the high-end watch space. Watches from independent … Continued

MB&F HM3 MegaWind red gold

Urwerk Celebrates 20 Years With The UR-105 CT Streamliner

Urwerk is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, a surprise given how avant-garde it is, but the brand was launched in 1997. In its two decades the brand has presented some incredible creations imbued with sci-fi inspiration and a futuristic approach to watchmaking. Yet there is more to come, as the new UR-105 CT Streamliner … Continued

Urwerk UR-105 CT Streamliner

Top Picks From Only Watch 2017

As highly anticipated as watch fairs like Baselworld and SIHH may be, they sometimes rarely measure up to the fun factor that the biennial Only Watch auction offers. Especially if it’s unique timepieces created by some of the most important manufactures and independents are what you are after. Organized by Christie’s and held under the … Continued

Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt Only Watch 2017

The Best From The Independents At Baselworld 2017

It’s that time of the year again when the watch industry is done with its two main trade shows and spring brings an air of calmness as the 2nd quarter begins. After having a few weeks to take in and reflect on all that was presented, let’s look at what five of the most eminent … Continued

MB&F Destination Moon

URWERK Baselworld 2017 Presents: The Amadeus UR-210

For its 20th anniversary, URWERK embarks on a retro-futuristic experiment. Far from being an exercise in nostalgia, the new watch makes the sort of contrary and provocative statement one has come to expect from a watchmaker that disdains the ordinary. The experiment centres on one of URWERK’s flagship models, a UR-210. Flung into a temporal … Continued

Urwerk UR-210 Amadeus
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