The worlds most unusual watches

Greubel Forsey GMT Black: different colour same mechanical marvel.

Greubel Forsey GMT Black

Making its debut at the upcoming SIHH 2015 the Greubel Forsey GMT Black is a new version of the world-time watch they released in 2011. It features the same asymmetrical-shaped case as the original (43.5 mm by 16.14 mm) but now in a blackened titanium case treated with vacuum-deposited ADLC (amorphous diamond-like carbon) a coating originally …

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Nevo minimalist smartwatch

Nevo Smartwatch

The Nevo is a smartwatch that combines activity tracking and phone notifications but using a minimalist analogue design. In order to track activity goals this smartwatch uses eleven bright white LED indicators which have been embedded around the névo dial. These are used to measure goal progression and to give feedback of your activity level in …

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Quirky Projects Twirler watch has offset hands.

Projects Twirler

At first you could be forgiven for thinking that reading the time is not an easy task with this Projects Twirler watch. It appears to be a bit disconcerting but although its a quirky design its not that difficult to read. Basically the hands of the Projects Twirler have moved outward from the center of the dial and …

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HYT H1 Alumen Blue

HYT H1 Alumen Blue

The HYT H1 Alumen Blue, a new version of this unusual watch using liquid to tell the time. Fluids and mechanical watch technology do not go so well together. So how does someone get it into their head to take a liquid reservoir and put it in a watch case? In 2002, that was exactly what Lucien Vouillamoz wanted …

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Giuliano Mazzuoli releases watch made of marble.

Mazzuoli marble

Cradle of the Renaissance and home to some of the greatest masters of the arts the world has ever known, Florence is a showcase of magnificence. Giuliano Mazzuoli is proud of his Florentine roots, and when asked what does the wondrous place he comes from inspire him to create, this time the answer comes from …

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HDD watch: a micro hard disc drive turned into a watch.

The HDD watch

The HDD watch is a creation that was successfully funded on Indiegogo and created by watchmaker Jean Jerome and is the first watch to be made from a hard disc drive. Jerome explains that although its made from a computers hard disk drive this is not a smart watch by any means and only serves to simply tell …

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12 Classic Watch Designs from 1910’s -80’s

Cartier Tank

This a chronological list of classic watch designs that have achieved their status because of their historical significance or enduring fame. Dating from the turn of the 20th century through to the 1980’s. These watches vary greatly in design and style ranging from small refined dress watches to chunkier sports watches but all have in common their …

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Artya watches for 2014.

Artya watches 2014

Artya is an unusual watch brand that creates “watch art” by employing two teams of people in their workshop, one team is made up of artists and the other watchmakers together they come up with some very interesting designs, here are a couple of new Artya watches for 2014. The Son of a Gun Russian Roulette …

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Romain Jerome Batman watch features the bat signal.

RJ Batman Watch

For the 75th anniversary of Batman, the Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome unveiled this limited edition DNA Batman watch in a series of 75 watches in homage to the age of Bruce Wayne, with a dial that bears the emblem of Batman in black lacquer. Bruce Wayne by day, by night; Batman: Gotham City’s protector turned into …

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Jacob Jensen Curve features clean, elegant design.

Jacob Jensen Curve watch

Jacob Jensen the man behind the design studio is best known for his work with Bang and Olufsen. It’s been a while since the Jacob Jensen design studio launched a whole new watch line, but the Jacob Jensen Curve series has now been launched and presents clean lines and elegant design, Jacob Jensen watch designs follow …

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The BOLT-68, a bullhead watch that converts into a pocket watch.


Bomberg is a  fairly new watch brand, being established  in 2012 in Neuchâtel, the heart of Swiss watchmaking. For 2014 they introduced the BOLT-68 collection. Its an interesting and unconventional watch in the mold of the ‘Bullhead’ design which originally started appearing in the 60’s but is still being used even by major brands, Omega having recently …

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MB&F’s latest ‘machine’ the HM6 is inspired by 80’s Japanese cartoon.


Captain Future is a science fictional hero – originally published in self-titled American pulp magazines between 1940 and 1951 and authored by Edmond Hamilton. In 1978, Toei Animation of Japan produced a Captain Future anime TV series of 53 episodes, based on 13 original Hamilton stories which was dubbed into several languages and proved very …

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