Antikythera as a Wristwatch

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Because the modern manual-wound wristwatch is not enough of an anachronism, Jerome Siegrist who is one of the Confrerie Horlogere*, has designed a wristwatch driven by a replica of the Antikythera mechanism

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* A watchmaking group sponsored by BNB Concept to create unusual and innovative watches, previously referenced


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Back when there was still a BNB they were working on a wristwatch version of the Antikythera mechanism, a 1st Century BCE mechanical sky map.  Now that they're Manufacture Hublot, that project has been continued and Hublot has shown off... Read More

About 6 months back Hublot announced the impending release of their Antikythera watch. When they bought BNB, the work on the movement was already in progress by Jerome Siegrist as part of their Confrerei Horologere program, and in December they... Read More

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