The worlds most unusual watches

Ollivier Savéo watches

Ollivier Saveo Petroleum

Today we are looking at a couple of unusual watches by Ollivier Savéo. Ollivier has worked as a jeweler for many prestigious companies over his twenty-five year career and with watchmakers Roger Dubuis, Gay Frères and Quinting. He was awarded the “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” prize in 2000, this was in recognition of his skill at creating …

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MB&F HMX 10th Anniversary celebration watch.

The MB&F HMX

MB&F HMX – A 10th Anniversary Horological Machine To celebrate their 10th anniversary in 2015 MB&F have released the HMX or Horological Machine 10 which is their least expensive wristwatch to date. There is one basic fact about birthdays that is fairly safe to assume: The one celebrating usually gets the presents. However, for the most significant anniversary of …

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Miki Eleta TIMEBURNER – An Internal Combustion Engine for the wrist.

Miki Eleta Timeburner

The Timeburner is an unusual watch that is inspired by Miki Eleta’s passion for the earliest internal combustion engines and is designed as a tribute to them. The celebrated master timepiece maker and kinetic artist based in Switzerland whose dream is to “make unimaginable mechanical art a reality” collaborated with independent watch maker Marc Jenni to create the Timeburner. Hours …

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Leatherman Tread Multi-tool watch and bracelet

Leatherman Tread watch

Soon to be released the Leatherman Tread is both a multi-tool bracelet as well as timepiece depending on which option you choose. The bracelet has 11 interchangeable links, each one has two tools on either side such as a screw head or a small cutting instrument, in total the Leatherman Tread watch will have 25 tools. Apparently the tools can be …

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Korona K01 Northern Lights: impressive proprietary glow material.

Sarpaneva Korona K01  Northern Lights

The new Stepan Sarpaneva Korona K01 Northern Lights from Finnish watchmaker, goldsmith, and designer Stepan Sarpaneva features a marvelous luminescence in three variations echoing the glow given off by the aurora borealis. The uniquely bright and colourful glow on the Korona K01 Northern Lights is possible thanks to a proprietary lume material called Black Badger, an …

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New liquid watch the HYT H3 released for Baselworld 2015.

The HYT H3

Young watch brand launched in 2012, HYT the “Hydro Mechanical Horologists” continue to shake up watch codes. The arrival of the latest creation from the brand, the HYT H3 continues the progress of the brand towards horizons yet unexplored … HYT has made ​​a specialty as its name suggests of the integration of fluids in …

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Sneak preview of new 4N Sapphire Planet

4N Sapphire Planet

4N has just announced a new version of its mechanical digital watch with jumping discs first released in 2010 (and covered here), the 4N SAPPHIRE PLANET. This new version, though details are few, appears to have an entirely sapphire case, the video doesn’t give too much away. It will be presented at Baselworld from 18th to 26th …

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MB&F HM3 MegaWind Final Edition Watch

MB&F HM3 MegaWind Final Edition Watch

New for 2015, the MB&F HM3 MegaWind Final Edition will be the last version to be made of this model. Like other MB&F watches its fascinating visually and technically.There have been many different versions of the HM3 MegaWind model and it is their most popular to date. The Mega wind is the most recent version and the …

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Christophe Claret X-TREM-1 in Blue

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The Christophe Claret X-TREM-1 featuring its totally new way of telling the time using floating balls is now available in a new blue version. Its mechanism is very unusual and groundbreaking: two spheres – which appear to be floating in their respective tubes – are controlled by magnetic fields generated by two magnets moved by ultra-thin surgical silk thread. Thanks to the …

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New Artya watches for 2015

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New Artya watches for 2015 include two models for the ‘Son of Gun’ and ‘Son of Earth’ collections. Firstly with the Son of a Gun Russian Roulette Glasnost G1 ArtyA takes its Son of a Gun concept to a whole new level: transparency. Serving as a sobering reminder that our time on earth is short, two genuine Flobert …

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The work of Masahiro Kikuno

kikuno-orizuru watch

If you’re not familiar with Mr. Kikuno’s work already, you soon will be. Born in 1983 in Hokkaido, Japan, Masahiro Kikuno is the first Japanese watch-maker ever permitted to join the Académie Horlogère Des Créateurs Indépendants. Since established himself as a serious watch-maker at Baselworld 2011 with his first watch he has been churning out new and …

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New Parmigiani Bugatti 370 models.

The new Revelation has grille to cover the face.

For the 10th anniversary of its partnership with the luxury car manufacturer Parmigiani releases three unique pieces of the Bugatti 370 model: the Bugatti Mythe, the Bugatti Victoire and the Bugatti Révélation. This series is known for the special case shape with six sapphire crystals and the ten-day power reserve thanks to the in-house-hand-wound movement PF370 …

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