The proudly shrewd H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch gets back with Zzzz and Brrrr – two restricted release watches that need nothing aside from vowels (live pics, specs and price). The mechanical wristwatch is as yet an amazing symbol. In any event we, at Monochrome, think so. Its role might be viewed as threatened by cell phones, however it presents a solid defense for manly polish and conventional watchmaking. Furthermore, in that vein, Moser revealed its Swiss Alp watch last year. A 100% Swiss and 100% mechanical rebellious remain against the ascent of smartwatches. As our feature writer Mario put it after the launch of the Alp watch, Moser is some sort of ‘present-day David of the Swiss watch industry’.
Naturally, nobody anticipates that the Cupertino powerhouse should fall due to this activity. Yet, in the course of recent years, individuals at Moser have run the company in a shrewd manner, paying attention to things without paying attention to themselves as well. Fine workmanship, careful meticulousness, authority of conventional artworks and the refusal to compromise are on the whole obvious in its watches. Simultaneously, this selective, high-end autonomous brand, fabricating only a couple hundred watches per year, has left on a few surprising initiatives.
For example, a couple of months prior, they drummed up some excitement with the ‘Make Swiss-made extraordinary once more’ crusade , disclosing the Swiss Mad watch with a case produced using certified Swiss cheese . The venture was provocative and flippant however it was likewise proposed to bring consideration (in light of current circumstances) to the way that Switzerland’s new standards on what comprises ‘Swiss-Made’ are excessively merciful. A week ago both the novel Swiss Alp Watch and one of a kind Swiss Cheese Watch were sold for CHF 100,000 Swiss Franc on the side of customary Swiss watchmaking.
Today, the Swiss Alp watch gets back with two new restricted versions christened Zzzz and Brrrr. Normally, the look is recognizable. Carefully moderate, it is an activity in line and structure. The adjusted, rectangular case is wonderful and exceptionally material. The feeling of extent is right on the money. The dial is deprived of brand mark, records and any Swiss made sign. It comes in a polished black or brilliant funky blue tone with sunburst pattern.
The sapphire case back offers an unhampered perspective on the amazing shaped development and gives valid justifications to pay attention to the Swiss Alp watch. The manual type HMC324 runs at a sluggish 18’000 vibrations each hour and flaunts a 4 days power hold. The offset with managing screws includes a unique Straumann hairspring with Breguet overcoil. It is made with Precision designing AG, Moser’s sister company. As usual, the finish is great with the brand’s unmistakable twofold stripes and lovely slants. The development demonstrates only hours and minutes, in addition to there is a force hold marker on the development side.
The Swiss Alp Watches Zzzz and Brrrr are worn on either a black crocodile or beige kudu leather lash with bright coating. It is shut with a pin clasp. On the wrist, it looks awesome, very dressy truth be told and it wears very well.
Technical particulars H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz and Brrrr
- Case: 38.2 mm x 44 mm 10.3 mm thick – white gold – sapphire precious stone on the front and on the back.
- Movement: HMC 324 (in-house) – 36 mm x 32 mm x 4.8 mm – manual winding – 4 days power hold – 18’000 vibrations/h – 27 gems – hours, minutes and force save sign on development side.
- Strap: croc or kudu leather lash with pin buckle.
- Reference: 5324-0207 (Zzzz) and 5324-0208 (Brrrr)
- Limited releases of 20 watches each
- Price: 25’600 CHF