Mechanical Digital Watches

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MCT Sequential One

MCT Sequential One 1

The resolutely technical design of the MCT Sequential One – S110, an evolution of the previous model made by Eric Giroud, is the work of watchmaking designer Fabrice Gonet. Its sophisticated and immediately recognisable style is a tribute by MCT to the emergence of a style combining the avant-garde with traditional Swiss horology. The openworked dial …

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4N Mechanical Digital watch becomes functional.

4N Mechanical Digital watch becomes functional.

This past week 4N have released a video (below) via their facebook page announcing  the fully functioning version of their mechanical digital watch. I wrote about the 4N watch originally back in early 2010 when it was announced. At that time there were only computer graphic representations of it available so its interesting to see the …

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2LMX Watch uses rotating drums to indicate the time.

2LMX Watch uses rotating drums to indicate the time. 1

Newly announced watch brand 2LMX has released its first watch . The brand has been created by Arnaud Tellier, the former head of the Geneva Patek Philippe museum. The 2LMX watch is a mechanical digital watch and indicates the time using a 24-hour format. It uses rotating drums on which the digits are displayed – see …

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Harry Winston Opus 11: Spellbinding

Harry Winston Opus 11: Spellbinding

The new Harry Winston Opus 11 is sure to arouse great interest with its highly unusual and fascinating display. Denis Giguet, designer of the Opus 11 says that the idea of “how to explode the time” was the genesis for the creation of the Opus 11, the latest in the Harry Winston Opus series of complicated watches. You …

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F.P.Journe “Vagabondage II”

F.P.Journe “Vagabondage II”

Having a more traditional appearance, this second version the F.P.Journe “Vagabondage II” features a manual wind movement and original digital time display. Equipped with a 40 hour power reserve which is indicated at the top of the dial via blue hand and gauge, the seconds are displayed in analog fashion at the 6 o’clock position, however …

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Angular Momentum Bruyer Digital

Angular Momentum Bruyer Digital

Angular Momentum is a small, independent Swiss watch manufacturer and self described creator of “unique and extraordinary timepieces.” This is the Angular Momentum “Bruyer Digital” With their digital series of watches the time is displayed using two revolving discs which are visible through an aperture in the Bruyer wooden plate that is mounted behind the sapphire …

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Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time by A. Lange & Söhne

Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time by A. Lange & Söhne

This is the first watch with a minute repeater that A. Lange & Söhne have fully made in house. The digital display on the Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time gives the dial plenty of room for a chiming mechanism that is visible in its face, the gongs and hammers on the left and right below the digits. …

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Rebellion T1000, Colossal 1000 hour power reserve – 6 Mainsprings.

Rebellion T1000, Colossal 1000 hour power reserve - 6 Mainsprings.

With a mind-blowing power reserve of more  than 1,000 hours – that’s more than 40 days – the Rebellion T1000 doesn’t simply push back the boundaries of the possible, it destroys them and creates its own reality. After the successful presentation in January of The Predator, their first watch with a round case, Rebellion launched themselves into …

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Harry Winston Opus III. One-of-a-kind technical feat.

Harry Winston Opus III. One-of-a-kind technical feat.

First released in prototype form in 2003 and designed by Vianney Halter for Harry Winston, the Opus III initially had various problems. The most serious was how to generate enough power to turn the six discs used for the digital display. By minimizing the energy required to turn the discs this problem was solved and it …

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Harry Winston Opus 9 Watch features conveyor belt style indicators.

Harry Winston Opus 9 Watch features conveyor belt style indicators.

This diamond encrusted watch from Harry Winston uses two bands of 33 baguette diamonds to tell the time with garnets as markers for the hours and minutes. The simple appearance of this unconventional display belies the complex automatic movement inside that powers it. The bands move around the face, conveyor belt-style, with the garnet pointing to the …

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Andersen Geneve “Montre A Tact”: Tactful watch.

Andersen Geneve "Montre A Tact": Tactful watch.

The “Montre A Tact”, or in English “Tactful Watch” is a tribute to a pocket watch of the same name originally created by Breguet in 1798. The Breguet pocket watch could be read by feeling it, without the need to remove it from the pocket, something considered rude when in polite company, or a formal setting …

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