Sector Dial

 

Available in three sizes: 40 mm, 43 mm or 45 mm - Price from 2,150.00 Euro

 

"Sector Dial" models date from the early phase of Art Deco. From 1910 this design dominated almost the entire pocket watch market and was used by all well-known watch manufacturers. From 1935, with the advent of the wristwatch, this design was continued due to its popularity and is one of the most popular early wristwatch designs. In general, watches during this period looked very similar. At that time, the dials were not designed by the watch manufacturers themselves, but the design was specified by the dial manufacturers. The watch manufacturers chose a design from the dial manufacturer's range, and they then only had to print the customer's logo on the dial. A dial was often used by several brands at the same time. That's why when looking for old watches you often find different brands with one and the same design. Between the two world wars, the Art Deco design prevailed among classic watches. These watches can be recognized by the following features: railway line on the outer edge, Arabic numerals, small seconds at 6 o'clock, classic slim "feuille" hands and a simple and flat case with a non-slip crown. Art Deco watches came in two popular varieties, the classic "Art Deco" and the "Sector Dial" models. The classic Art Deco pocket watches had Arabic numerals throughout. The "Sector Dial" models mostly had only three numbers (3, 9, 12), only dashes or a combination of numbers and dashes. The small second was also different. While the classic "Art Deco" models also used a railway line in the second field with the division into tens (10,20,30,40,50,60), the "Secotor Dial" models only had dashes in the second field, which were also divided into two areas - so-called sectors - were divided into an inner and an outer circle.


The historic "Sector Dial" model incorporates concentric dashes inside and outside the hour or minute markers with solid lines connecting these circles. An hour sector divides the space between these lines into twelve sections, while a minute sector has sixty sections, often with heavier hour markings. The division in the seconds field also consists of two sections. The inner ring is blank while the outer ring has short and longer dashes. No numbers were used in the seconds field. Since the minutes are divided into sixty small sectors, they look like the classic "chemin de fer" railway lines, which are also known from many other pocket watches. Strictly speaking, the outer ring of the "Sector Dial" models is not supposed to represent a railway line at all. Rather, it is about the division into sectors. In order to make this clearer, the sectors in the minute scale were drawn as squares in later models in order to distinguish them visually from the classic, rectangular railway lines.

 

 

Specifications:

manufactured watch case

wristwatches in vintage pocket-watch design

40 mm, 43 mm or 45  mm diameter

48 mm, 50 mm or 52 mm lug to lug

22 mm strap wide

10.4 mm, 10.6 mm or 14.45 mm thickness (incl. domed crystal)

watch case made of stainless steel 

5 ATM WR

Swiss made manual wind movement (based on ETA Unitas 6498-2)

17 Jewels, 21.600 A/h beats per hour, power reserve 60 h

fine adjusted in 5 positions

Precision -2/+8 sec/day, after casing

Properly refined according to highest watchmaking standards
genuine 925/000 Sterling silver faces
rhodium plated steel hands
Domed and anti-reflected sapphire glass on front

Sapphire display case back

Stainless steel clasp

Watch straps made of genuine Louisiana alligator skin or Cordovan Leather

Shipped in an attractive travel Leather case

anti-shock proof (DIN standard 8308)
antimagnetic 4,800 A (DIN standard 8309)

 

**** free shipping worldwide***

 

Delivery time within 4 weeks

 

Price (NET excluded VAT):

Sector Dial Basic with Cordovan Leather strap * 2,150.00 Euro

*Upgrade Top Grade Movement  + 800.00 Euro

 

Extras: (Please click on the text for more informations):

genuine alligator skin strap + 75.00 Euro

Change to straight crown * free of charge

Folding clasp + 75.00 Euro

43 mm rose gold plated watch case (very robust PVD plating) + 200.00 Euro

Large presentation-wooden box + 300.00 Euro

 

German Design Award Special 2021

The front

This model received the coveted GERMAN DESIGN AWARD SPECIAL in the luxury goods category.
 

Statement of the Jury:

 

Simple geometric elements combine with gentle colours and minimal numeric components to create a sophisticated, elegant and spectacular watch that evokes the Art Deco design of the early 20th century.

The case back

You can admire the finely decorated Swiss hand-wound movement on the case back through the sapphire crystal. The solid Unitas raw movement is elaborately finished and upgraded in our factory. The top grade version is particularly beautiful with skeletonization, perlage, snail cut, double Glashütte sunburst and blued swan neck fine adjustment. 
(The picture shows the top grade movement)

Image Pictures

Classy and sporty

The Sector Dial looks good both classy and sporty.

 

Classy and elegant

The Sector Dial looks good both classy and elegant.

 

Award-winning design meets German craftsmanship

Live Pictures 40 mm model

Even if it looks less professional on a official website, you can only see the quality of the watches from live-pictures. All watches look great on official product images. Even the cheap ones. But in order to get an accurate feeling of the watches, you have to hold them in your hand. These often have a completely different effect. However, since our customers mostly order online and cannot view the watches beforehand, our pictures must be as authentic as possible.

Live Pictures 43 mm model

The Basic Movement

The Base movements comes free of extra charge. Choose your favorite.

Silver

The silver version is sand blasted and has a skeletonized balance bridge, blued screws and skeletonized winding wheels.
 

Gold

The gold version is sand blasted and has a skeletonized balance bridge, blued screws and skeletonized winding wheels.
 

Black

The black version is sand blasted and has a skeletonized balance bridge and skeletonized winding wheels.
 

Rhodium

The rhodium-plated version is finely decorated with Cotes de Geneve, blued screws and finished winding wheels.
 

The Top Grade Movement

The Top Grade movement is only available at an additional cost (from + 800 euros).

Top Grade

The basis for our Top Grade movement is the Swiss ETA Unitas 6498-2. The ebauche is completely finely finished in our manufactory with skeletonization, snail grinding, perlage, bevelled edges, blued screws, double sunburst wheels and a blued swan-neck fine adjustment. The movement is also technically upgraded with a longer power reserve and a Glucydur chronometer balance.

Rhodium Plated

The rhodium-plated version is included. Rhodium has a special shine and its beauty can hardly be surpassed.

Gold Plated

We can offer the movement in different colors for an additional charge. The movement is gold-plated in yellow or rose gold. We can temperature blue and skeletonize the winding wheels as a contrast.

Hand Engraved

For an additional charge, we can engrave the movement completely or only partially by hand, just as you wish.

Video

 

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(The watch in the video is a prototype with a different movement)

 

customer pictures

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