For Only Watch 2017, the seventh edition of the biennial foundation sell off , Armin Strom have created a uncommon piece for the occasion. One of the 49 partaking brands this year, the advanced Swiss watchmaker’s special 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 remarkable 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 attaches to the wrist with a dark gator lash, including a cool hornback style with differentiating white sewing. All together for the principle focal point of this exceptional watch to be its imaginative dial, and not watchmaking complications, Armin Strom have decided to control it with their most straightforward development, the type AMW11. This manually wound alternative which consolidates a little seconds, is in any case, not deprived 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 beautified and hand-engraved fundamental plate and extensions. Similar to a custom of this brand, the development has been created and made 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 craftsmanship has been moved. A composition of pastel shades and amazing lines, it proceeds with the craftsman’s “rabbit works of art” series. The fruitful future bidder of this piece won’t only obtain this extraordinary 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 carver, 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 gallery assortments everywhere on the world (more than 250 galleries) and he shows consistently 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 width x 13mm tallness – grade 5 titanium, cleaned and brushed – sapphire precious stone 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 hold – hours, minutes, little seconds
- Strap: Alligator calfskin with titanium pin buckle
- Unique Piece for Only Watch 2017 – conveyed with hand-marked unique painting
- Estimate: CHF 10,500 – 18,500