UR-105 CT STREAMLINER

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WHAT DOES NEW YORK MEAN TO URWERK ?

Inspired by the wonderful NY city, this timepiece goes back 20 years ago when Felix Baumgartner (co-founder of URWERK) visited his « Partner in crime » Martin Frei.

At that time, the brand designer was living at the « Big apple » and both were experiencing what it meant to be entrepreneurs. In fact, it was the beginning of the journey and obviously, the period marked them. I see this creation as a slice of life marked by an architecture, the streets, the subways or simply a state of mind.

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20 years of existence for an Independent Watch brand is a huge achievement! and i like the idea to look back and be inspired by a moment.

The UR-105 CT STREAMLINER is thus a timepiece with many influences. The Empire State, Chrysler, Comcast buildings… Here you have a minimalist external design with clear & stretched lines.

By moving up the central button, you’ll discover the beautiful UR 5.03 mechanical calibre. I love the imposing carousel part that holds the four satellites and the duality that the watch case offers.

Always a great plus to have a power reserve indication (bottom right) with the famous URWERK turbines/winding options but what immediately caught my eyes was the digital seconds (bottom left). An original way to show the seconds and quite discreet at the same time.

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Wonderful piece URWERK !
Happy 20th Anniversary.

Description:

Calibre UR 5.03
Self winding
Power reserve: 48 hours
Frequency: 28’800 vph
Jewels : 52

Case
Diameter: 39,50mm
Material: Titanium
Water resistance : 30 meters

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