Weird Watches

Weird watches  have a bizarre, odd or strange feature or function.

Will the haldimann h9 become the most controversial “watch” of 2012?

Will the haldimann h9 become the most controversial "watch" of 2012? 1

Is an artistic/philosophical statement  being made here? Finally got around to writing about this …watch? timepiece.. The Haldimann H9 Reduction It was released earlier in the year and caused quite a hoo-ha . The reason it stirred up controversy I think is because it challenges the meaning of what a wristwatch should be. The H9 follows the Haldimann H8 …

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Artya “Son of a Gun” has real bullets in the dial.

Artya "Son of a Gun" has real bullets in the dial. 2

Watch brand Artya known for their artistically designed electrically themed watches have released this one containing live ammunition, called “Son of a Gun” it should appeal to those watch collectors with a gun fetish or enjoy having long conversations with airline security. The dial mimics the appearance of a gun barrel and features six real 6mm …

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Black Belt Watch. Certified proof required.

Black Belt Watch. Certified proof required.

This Black Belt Watch is brought to you by Yvan Arpa former Managing Director of Romain Jerome and someone known for his eccentric watch ideas and noted for his creative notoriety. Other watches he is responsible for are the Titanic DNA watch which used metal from the actual Titanic in its construction as well as a watch …

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Van Ree DNA watch. Store your genetic code inside it.

Van Ree DNA watch. Store your genetic code inside it.

Although fairly conventional in its appearance what makes this an unusual watch is that it is the first watch to store DNA of its owner inside it. The Van Ree DNA watch houses dna in a see-through compartment at 4 o’clock in the watchcase and the owners unique genetic code is engraved on a ring surrounding …

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Louis Moinet Jurassic Tourbillon with fossilized dinosaur bone.

Louis Moinet Jurassic Tourbillon with fossilized dinosaur bone.

Part of an actual fossilized dinosaur bone found in Western North America from about 150 million years ago is contained within the dial of the Louis Moinet Jurassic Tourbillon. A particularly exceptional example was chosen by specialists due to its beautiful colouring and veining. The watch box comes with a genuine fossilized dinosaur egg to complete …

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A watch that doesn’t tell you the time: the Haldimann H8.

A watch that doesn't tell you the time: the Haldimann H8.

Haldimann clocks and watches are all individual and unique pieces, they are all made in-house (except for crystals and straps). Their philosophy is “to focus on the essence, and above all on simplification” With the Haldimann H8 this philosophy has been takento a radical and uncompromising conclusion, creating a timepiece that has been reduced down to a …

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