The UR-100V saga continues with a new addition to the collection, the UR-100V Full Titanium Jacket: a single-colour version featuring different shades of grey, from Payne grey to lead grey. This limited-edition UR-100V is enhanced by a custom-designed metal bracelet. This very special bracelet is composed of 32 sandblasted titanium links ensuring a perfect aesthetic result.
Under the UR-100V’s dome, in addition to URWERK’s trademark satellite configuration of the wandering hours and minutes, the UR-100V Full Titanium Jacket brings your spin through space into sharp focus. When the minutes hand has completed its 60-minute journey, it reappears on a 20-minute scale of 555 kilometres. This is the distance you travel in 20 minutes if you are standing on the equator of our rotating planet. The opposite scale tracks your journey through space around the sun: 35,740km every 20 minutes.
In the display on the UR-100V Full Titanium Jacket, time and distance are on a par, the hours and minutes in blue, and the kilometres in bright white. Watchmaker and URWERK’s co-founder, Felix Baumgartner, reveals that he got the idea from a clock given to him by his father, Geri, a noted restorer of antique clocks.
URWERK’s new calibre 12.02 drives the carousel carrying the wandering hours on three satellites. There is a nostalgic look about the case of the UR-100V Full Titanium Jacket. Many owners of URWERK watches will recall the independent brand’s first models.
The New UR-100V Full Titanium Jacket is a limited edition of 25 pieces and retails for $85,000 with tax. For more information, visit thehourglass.com.