Starry Heavens

A fixed idea becomes a work of art


The "Starry Heavens" project has always been in our minds, but it was too difficult to implement. Of course, it is technically possible to create a watch with a starry sky and of the highest quality. However, such watches are hardly affordable. But we wanted to make such a work of art accessible to everyone without having to forego high quality. When looking for a high quality case, glass, hands or bracelet, we had no problems. Our manufactured watch case can compete with all cases in the world in terms of feel and appearance. Our domed sapphire crystal is one of the most expensive and best glasses in the watch industry. Our domed hands are made of stainless steel and then rhodium-plated. Only the most expensive watch manufacturers in the world use such hands set. Compromises only had to be found with the movement and the dial to make the watch affordable. We had an easy time with the movement. Anyone who needs a manufacture movement and would like to pay upwards of € 30,000.00 for it will find it elsewhere. We use the well-known ETA Unitas 6498-1 manual wind movement. A Swiss movement that has been built and refined since 1960. There is no better Swiss movement that is affordable. We only reached our limits with the dial. A dial with a starry sky requires incredibly expensive tool costs. So the project didn't seem feasible and was hidden somewhere in the back of the drawer. Until by chance we had a fixed idea. With a very simple, but equally innovative process, we were able to paint the dial by hand. We wanted to paint the small seconds without stars and the rest should be provided with small and large stars. As you know it from the starry sky. Since we paint the dials by hand, each one is unique and each results in a different (fictitious) constellation. We have seldom created a high-quality watch like this.

Specifications:

manufactured watch case

40.5 mm wristwatches in vintage pocket-watch design

48 mm lug to lug

22 mm strap wide

8.75 mm thickness (without glas)

10.6 mm thickness total (incl. glas)

watch case made of stainless steel 

5 ATM WR

ETA Unitas 6498.1 Decorated SCDG

Swiss Made pocket-watch movement  (17 Jewels, 18.000 A/h, 48h power reserve)

fine adjusted in 5 positions

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

Properly refined according to highest watchmaking standards
hand lacquered dial
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)

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Price:

Starry Heavens 40 Decorated SCDG with Alligator strap * 2,000.00 Euro 

 

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

Change to straight crown * free of charge

Folding clasp + 50.00 Euro

Sunburst winding wheels + 100.00 Euro

Premium movement + 600.00 Euro

Premium Top Grade movement + 1.250.00 Euro

 

Partial hand engravings on movement  + 600.00 Euro

Completely hand engravings on movement + 1,800.00 Euro

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