For Only Watch 2017, the seventh edition of the biennial foundation closeout , Armin Strom have created a exceptional piece for the occasion. One of the 49 taking part marks this year, the advanced Swiss watchmaker’s extraordinary watch is their very own combination horologic abilities and those of the expressive American painter, Hunt Slonem. Here is the Artistic Armin Strom Manual Hunt Slonem.
The Armin Strom Manual Hunt Slonem Only Watch 2017 exceptional edition is presented in the traditional titanium instance of 43.4mm, which has recently been utilized on different models of the brand –, for example, the Skeleton Pure Air . For this model, it affixes to the wrist with a dark croc tie, including a cool hornback style with differentiating white sewing. All together for the fundamental focal point of this remarkable watch to be its creative dial, and not watchmaking complications, Armin Strom have decided to control it with their least complex development, the type AMW11. This manually wound alternative which fuses a little seconds, is in any case, not dispossessed of proof of this brand’s watchmaking prowess. It includes a 5-day power hold from a solitary barrel, a lethargic recurrence pace of 2.5Hz and finely improved and hand-engraved principle plate and scaffolds. Just like a custom of this brand, the development has been created and produced in-house.
The dial side of the Armin Strom Manual Hunt Slonem Edition Only Watch 2017 is a screen onto which Hunt Slonem’s contemporary workmanship has been moved. A composition of pastel tints and amazing lines, it proceeds with the craftsman’s “rabbit canvases” series. The fruitful future bidder of this piece won’t only gain this remarkable watch, yet additionally a hand-marked Hunt Slonem unique artwork, which takes up the tones and themes of the watch in a 46cm x 31cm format. For this work named “Rex”, the craftsman has utilized metal shades in oil paint as the base for his trademark direct styling.
Hunt Slonem (born July 18, 1951) is an American, New-York based, painter, stone worker, and printmaker. He is most popular for his Neo-Expressionist compositions of tropical birds and rabbit paintings. Slonem’s works are remembered for some significant historical center assortments everywhere on the world (more than 250 galleries) and he displays routinely at both public and private settings. He has additionally gotten various distinctions and grants. The decision for rabbits alludes to the Chinese zodiacal indication of his introduction to the world year, the bunny, an image which he has been utilizing since the mid 1980s.
Technical Specifications – Armin Strom Manual Hunt Slonem Edition Only Watch 2017
- Case: 43.4mm distance across x 13mm tallness – grade 5 titanium, cleaned and brushed – sapphire gem on the two sides – 50m water resistant
- Dial: Unique dial with Hunt Slonem’s painting transferred
- Movement: Calibre AMW11, in-house – manual breeze – 2.5Hz recurrence – 5-day power save – hours, minutes, little seconds
- Strap: Alligator cowhide with titanium pin buckle
- Unique Piece for Only Watch 2017 – conveyed with hand-marked unique painting
- Estimate: CHF 10,500 – 18,500