We’ve seen a brand new sort of vitality at Ochs und Junior in current months. The small unbiased watchmaking firm revolving round Ludwig Oechslin has offered new fashions with a definite distinction from earlier collections. Gone are the times of customizable fashions, because the current Calendario Cent’Anni, Settimana Uncooked, and Settimana Subsequent reveal. Subsequent in line is probably the best, most sensible of all: the Ochs und Junior Ochs Line Due Ore.
The thought behind each single Ochs und Junior has at all times been to simplify all the things as a lot as attainable. Oechslin’s philosophy is to make use of as few elements as attainable to point additional info within the easiest way possible. The Ochs Line is the brand new label beneath which Ochs und Junior presents its non-customizable fashions, such because the Due Ore, a long-standing mannequin within the model’s portfolio (see beneath for particulars).
The Due Ore presents a second time zone at a look and will be rapidly adjusted as you journey farther from residence. The case is made in grade 5 titanium, with a width of 39mm and a top of 10.4mm. As at all times, the case proudly reveals its machining and milling traces for that industrial look that characterizes O&J. The 2-part building is straightforward, with a sapphire crystal on prime and a sturdy, knurled crown at 3 o’clock.
Ochs und Junior presents this Due Ore in two variations, each utilizing the identical matte navy blue dial. That is mixed with smoked inexperienced or signature orange indices and fingers. Beneath the dial is a colour-matching second time zone disc, seen by means of twelve trapezoidal cut-outs. Each marker, numeral and hand is coated with Tremendous-LumiNova. The primary time zone is indicated by the fingers, with the second adjustable by means of the crown. Merely line up the right time zone with the double marker at 12 o’clock, and you need to be good to go.
The Ochs und Junior Ochs Line Due Ore makes use of a base ETA 2824-2, with a two-part module on prime. This workhorse of an computerized motion usually comes with time and date indications. Ochs und Junior replaces the 31-tooth date disc and replaces it with a 48-tooth second time zone disc. This straightforward but efficient resolution allows you to simply regulate the second time zone by means of the crown. Pull it out, and the place you’d usually discover the date setting place, now you can transfer the second time zone disc forwards and backwards in one-hour increments. Totally wound, you’ve 38 hours of energy reserve to assist you alongside your approach.
The brand new Ochs und Junior Ochs Line Due Ore is worn on a hand-crafted navy Cordura strap with the model’s signature pin buckle. After feeding it by means of the buckle, you tuck within the free finish beneath the opposite finish of the strap. This eliminates the necessity for conventional keepers and supplies a carefree sporting expertise as there’s much less probability of your watch getting caught on one thing. The Ochs und Junior Ochs Line Due Ore is non-customizable and retails for CHF 3,230 (excl. taxes). Relaxation assured, if these two designs won’t be totally as much as your alley, Ochs und Junior additionally presents a customizable model of the Due Ore.
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