Only Watch 2017 – Carpe Diem, A Table Chronograph With Agengraphe Movement, Designed with HEAD students

By rolex
April 5, 2021
3 min read

Every second year, the Only Watch noble cause closeout includes a large group of completely extraordinary wristwatches at the same time, for the absolute first time, the 2017 (and 7th) edition, some very special projects have been incorporated as well, created by the industry’s driving visionaries and furthermore its greatest watchmakers. As a perfect representation, the main genuine creation piece of the progressive Agengraphe development is to be unloaded at Only Watch 2017 – Meet Carpe Diem, a table chronograph by Agenhor, planned in a joint effort with HEAD students.

Only Watch has recently commenced ( perused our meeting declaring the 7th version here ) – For the first run through, Only Watch, the biennial pledge drive for research on strong dystrophy, incorporates exceptional activities/items that are not created by brands. Among these, Agenhor presents Carpe Diem, controlled by the absolute first creation piece of their progressive Agengraphe, and the solitary watch/clock delivered by the Geneva development manufacturer.

Agenhor’s organizer, Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, has procured a standing as one of Switzerland’s most innovative watchmakers. Set up in 1996, his company Agenhor (Atelier Genevois d’Horlogerie) is a family possessed very good quality development maker, including his significant other and children. It works in the plan of complex mechanical modules for a portion of the world’s most renowned watchmaking brands, with late customers including Fabergé, Hermès, Van Cleef & Arpels and Singer Reimagined .

The introduction of the Agengraphe staggered experts recently (read our surveys of the Fabergé Visionnaire Chronograph and Singer Reimagined Track 1 for more data). A 8-year improvement, this progressive chronograph development includes an exceptional engineering dependent on co-axially mounted snail cams. These consider a unified chronograph sign, offering unrivaled neatness. Its epic grasp component (Agenclutch) combines the best ascribes of the vertical and flat grip. The coupling is made evenly which requires less space, and the mechanical association is made via friction between snug innocuous wheels, much the same as with vertical grips. It is wonderfully made: indeed the quality and completing of components satisfy the Geneva Seal requirements.

The Carpe Diem table clock chronograph Only Watch 2017 pièce novel has been planned with the students of HEAD, the Geneva University of Art and Design. The idea and plan by Bérénice Noël and Florian Wicki was chosen from among the seven tasks submitted. The creative chronograph development is housed in a straightforward ball, amplifying the magnificence of the development. It was initiated Carpe Diem as a source of perspective to the dynamic character and dreams of the youngsters with Duchene strong dystrophy, who make every moment count notwithstanding their illness.

The Carpe Diem table chronograph includes a completely computerized sign of time: five coaxial plates show the time and chronograph signs through the iced Plexiglas focus piece of the sphere:  two external circles show hours and minutes, while three inward circles separately show chronograph hours, minutes and seconds. The glorious circle is introduced in a rakish box – an allegorical method to underscore the need to ensure what is precious.

Carpe Diem is a wonderful item and an excellent love letter to the youngsters with Duchenne strong dystrophy. Some way or another, it is likewise a piece of horological history being the main creation piece of the Agengraphe, perhaps the main developments in the field of chronograph plan for decades. For more data, if it’s not too much trouble, visit www.agenhor.ch and www.onlywatch.com .