Sunday, February 26, 2017

Isotope Rider Jumping-Hour

Based in North of London, Isotope Watches announces their first model, a self-winding Swiss Made Jumping-Hour wristwatch in a limited edition of 99 pieces. This timepiece takes its design inspiration from various artistic, architectural and design fonts of Streamline Moderne philosophy, a late type of the Art Deco design emerged in 1930s.
In Rider, a large window positioned at 6 o’clock displays the hour, and the minute and seconds are displayed by two central hands. The bespoke module, with window hour positioned at 6 o’clock, adopts an ingenious solution and the module uses a systematic amount of power throughout an entire hour, delivering excellent results in accuracy and reliability.
The movement that powers this timepiece is Swiss Made ETA 2824-2, an automatic calibre well known for its reliability, accuracy and low-maintenance costs. The Jumping-Hour module is 100% Swiss Made and assembled in the Swiss district of Biel.
It stainless steel case is fitted with domed AR sapphire crystal front glass and has a water resistance of 100 meters. Turning back the timepiece, you can admire the mechanical movement through the transparent sapphire crystal caseback.

Presently the brand is offering six dial colour variants of the Rider. The Rider Jumping-Hour watch comes fitted with a high quality French Calfskin and orange grained lining strap with Presto stainless steel spring bars for quick release. Featuring an ISOTOPE exclusive Design, these leather bracelets are hand-made in Geneva using traditional manufacturing processes. As an option, the customer can also chose highly exclusive Sturgeon fish leather straps handmade in Bern by the award winning designer Sabina Bragger. Stainless steel buckles ensure comfortable fitting and reliability. The timepiece is also available with metal bracelets.
The Rider can be customized as per customer’s preferences including Hand-Engraving, Individual Rotor decoration, Hand Made Leather Straps and Watch Travel pouches, amongst others.

Technical details
Case
Stainless Steel 316L
Length, including lugs: 47,7mm
Width: 46,8mm (without crown) / 47,4mm (with crown)
Height: 12,1mm (excluding crystal) / 13,7mm (including domed crystal)
Domed AR Sapphire Crystal: ø37mm
Case Back AR Sapphire Crystal: ø24mm
Lugs width: 22mm
Crown: Stainless Steel 316L
Water Resistance - 10ATM/100m

Movement
Swiss Automatic, self-winding, ETA 2824-2 with bespoke Isotope Jumping-Hour module
Accuracy: +20”/-10” p/day
Jewels: 26
Frequency: 28800 A/h
Shock Protection: Incabloc
Power-Reserve: 38 hours

Functions
Mechanical, Hour positioned at 6 o’clock, central minutes and hacking seconds

Straps
Calf Skin Leather
Options: Sturgeon fish leather strap or metal bracelet
Buckle: Stainless Steel 316L Pin Buckle, 20mm

Website: http://www.isotopewatches.com/

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