steven goetz: watch3
 
steven goetz: watch3 steven goetz: watch3
mar 21, 2010

steven goetz: watch3

‘watch3’ by steven goetz

swiss designer steven goetz has sent in images of his recent project ‘watch3’. the main idea behind watch3 is that the numbers are printed on the underside of the sapphire crystal. as the numbers are white over a white dial, they are only visible when the hour hand passes under each figure. the dial itself is covered in luminova, a non radioactive phosphorescent paint, that glows for several hours after exposure to light.  with the very clear indexes this makes the watch easily readable by day and by night.

the design of the case is very clear and without clutter. as a counterpoint, the back of the watch is engraved in a playful way.  all the materials used are of the highest quality: steel case, sapphire crystal, ETA quartz movement, all swiss made and assembled by hand in the swiss watch capitol biel.

the stainless steel case

the watch illuminated at night

info: diameter: 38 mm thickness: 6.7 mm weight: 44 g swiss made materials: ETA swiss quartz movement 316 L stainless steel case saphire crystal box calf leather strap

  • Great looking watch Steve. If you require people to bench test them, just let me know. Keep up the good work.

    Gareth Jones (UK) says:
  • Hy Gareth. Thanks for the feedback. The prototype has been running fine for about two years now. The large cutout in the hour hand was necessary to get the weight of the hand down, which increases the accuracy of the movement.

    Steven Götz says:
  • really nice and original!

    Victor Pont (Spain) says:

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