The Urwerk UR-110 Eastwood is a new best replica watch site that combines hardwood and tweed. These establishment logos sound out of place with the young brand's unconventional character. Angus Davies takes a close look at this new model.
British society is often described as class divided. The examples of categorizing individuals as upper, middle, or working class abound. In practice, these three simple groups are often further subdivided. Education, accent, etiquette, name and occupation are all linked to personal stereotypes.
Whether or not you identify with class ideas may depend on your own upbringing. My take over time is that social divisions in modern Britain are based more on wealth than class. However, wood and tweed remain symbols of institution, reminding me of the “old-school tie” and polite conservatism of a bygone era.
Hardwoods represent strength, tradition, security and history. I often associate plank walls with stately offices frequented by industry leaders and government ministers.replica luxury watches
Tweed is a fabric that is once again steeped in tradition. It has always been the fabric of choice for nobles and landed gentlemen.
Recently, Geneva-based haute horlogerie brand Urwerk used wood and tweed for the Urwerk UR-110 Eastwood. The UR-110 has been around for a number of years and won the GPHG Award for Best Design Watch in 2011. However, the fledgling brand has launched a limited edition of 10 timepieces called 'Eastwood' with a very unique look.
The Urwerk 110 is a watch that always puts a smile on my face every time I look at it. Not to love Urwerk's creativity is not to recognize the brilliance.
Three rotating "hour modules" run around the dial area, and the current time indicated by the satellite is adjacent to the scale displayed on the right side of the dial. The current hour is displayed at the top, and the minutes are displayed as arrow-shaped tips. When the arrow reaches "60" (indicated in red), the second hour module reaches zero minutes and assumes responsibility for communicating the time. The movement of the hour modules is truly hypnotic.luxury cheap watches men
Next to the central hub, where the arms that connect all three hour modules meet, is a small seconds display. In addition, there are two functions on the dial canvas, namely the "day/night" indication and the "oil change" maintenance interval display.
The time indication of the Urwerk UR-110 Eastwood goes beyond the norm, offering a gigantic horological theater that is mesmerizing. However, despite the excellent performance of the well-designed hour module, the watch is still easy to read and interpret.
Part of my interest in independent watchmaking is that it often defies tradition and approaches timekeeping from a new perspective. In fact, when it comes to Urwerk's allure, it's precisely because it's the antithesis of the establishment that I choose to look more closely.
The grade 5 titanium case is the epitome of contemporary style. However, the bezel is wood. Urwerk offers two options for Eastwood, Fairtrade Indonesian Makassar Ebony and Fairtrade South African Red Ivory. The wood is very hard and obviously very challenging to work with.luxury copy watches
Although I think wood is a symbol of conservatism, its incorporation on the facade of the UR-110 is anything but. It seems that Urwerk has made a brave use of wood and in doing so has enhanced the modern image of its watches, contrary to any preconceived notions I had previously held.
On the face of it, the Urwerk UR-110 Eastwood sounds large, measuring 47mm x 51mm x 16mm. However, instead of being clumsy when I wear the watch on my wrist, it feels very comfortable.
The crown is at 12 o'clock, and the titanium case back has two round sapphire crystals, revealing the two turbines connected to the self-winding movement.
The UR-9.01 is an automatic movement with a balance beating at 28,800 vph (4Hz) and the movement contains 46 jewels.
Most of the movement is hidden from view. On the watch's spec sheet, however, Urwerk lists round grinding, diamond polishing, chamfering, and polished screw heads as touches that will undoubtedly appeal to purists.
The watch is equipped with a single barrel that provides a power reserve of 39 hours. That might not be very impressive at first glance, but considering the amount of energy required to propel the hour module, the power reserve is actually quite impressive.fake watches for sale
Urwerk has teamed up with renowned Welsh tailor Timothy Everest to bring an even more striking design element to the limited-edition Eastwood silhouette.
Tweed gives the watch a truly unique character. Interestingly, despite tweed's conservative, sometimes staid image, when paired with Eastwood, the fabric takes on a charming and very unusual aesthetic.
In fact, the warmth brought by the shoulder straps stands in stark contrast to the aloof personality usually associated with tweed.
The Urwerk UR-110 Eastwood is always on my watch list. It deftly blends style, invention, function and craftsmanship in one stunning form.
Where the Urwerk UR-110 Eastwood proves particularly inventive is in combining elements of wood and tweed that, on the surface, are very traditional. Yet, somehow, these materials are expertly paired with existing models to provide a fresh, bold and highly modern aesthetic.
Urwerk offers something new precisely by being open minded and embracing established symbols. Perhaps, this is a lesson for all of us not to prejudge but to assess value based on the evidence presented.fake luxury watches
Model: Urwerk UR-110 EastwoodCase: Titanium grade 5, bezel in precious wood; dimensions 47mm x 51mm; height 16mm; sapphire crystal front and case back.Functions: hours; minutes; small seconds; power reserve indicator; oil change service interval indicator.Movement: UR-9.01, self-winding; frequency 28,800vph (4Hz); 46 jewels; power reserve 39 hours.Strap: Timothy Everest's selection of tweed straps.