The Model 1 has now been discontinued. Limiting production isn’t something we plan to do with the Model 2 or subsequent releases, but we wanted to revise and improve the design of our first model.

The second iteration of the Model 1 will share the same characteristics whilst incorporating new design ideas and production methods. Launch will be towards the end of this year, please sign up to our newsletter here and we’ll keep you posted.

Model 1 - Post Office Red

This gorgeous, glossy red has been a firm favourite with quite a few of the team here, including our chief enameller - so it was bound to make the cut!

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Sanding down a copper dial blank

Working with enamel

There is no other way of rendering colour which comes close to vitreous (or grand feu) enamel, nor is there another which simply won’t fade over time. It’s as difficult as it is rewarding and perhaps it was the challenge of mastering one of the great crafts of watchmaking, as much as the end product, which drew us to this ancient art.

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Sanding down a copper dial blank

Watch construction

The Model 1 is a simple watch. A three handed automatic in a 38mm polished steel case with a gentle double domed sapphire, showcasing the beautiful enamel dial at its core. Every part of the watch, with the exception of the movement, is completely bespoke.

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The Model 1 uses a Sellita SW200-1 with bespoke rotor
The Model 1 uses a Sellita SW200-1 with bespoke rotor

The Model 1 comes with a suede-lined leather carry case in one of four colours

Detailed specifications:

Case diameter

Lug to lug length

Case depth

Strap width

vitreous enamel on copper

Sellita SW200-1 with Incabloc

38mm diameter, 5 ATM, exhibition back Stainless steel, polished, hardened to 800 Vickers.

double dome with 6 layers of anti-reflective coating

made by Estima to our design

Italian shell cordovan or hypoallergenic suede, German made

Italian leather case, box and printed material made in UK

5 years

Production run
< 300

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