Homegrown bespoke watch manufacturer Jaipur Watch Company has unveiled its latest limited edition watch this festive season. A part of their Harmony Collection, the brand new ‘Jump Hour Watch’ has an ‘hour window’ instead of the hour hand.
Unlike the traditional watch, in which the hour hand sweeps the dial, the elegant timepiece is a distinctive creation that has a disc behind a tiny window on the dial.
This dial ‘jumps’ to indicate the hour accurately when the minute hand touches 12 (60 minutes).
It has an enamelled blue dial with the hour window placed right on the top. It has one long hand that sweeps the dial indicating the minutes and a sub-dial displaying a tiny seconds hand.
This mechanism is based on a modified automatic movement, with a power reserve of 40 hours. Part of the complexity of creating a jump hour movement is the regulation of power that is transferred to the hour disc.
It comes in a steel case, chrome finish, special lugs and a ‘quick-release’ strap that comes wrapped in a Jaipur Watch Company Signature Case and is available in 2 sizes (46mm for men and 40mm unisex size).
Gaurav Mehta, Founder & CEO, said, “The Jump Hour Watches first caught everyone’s fancy along with the Art Deco movement in the 1920s, but actually goes way back to the 18th century. We are excited to introduce an interesting version of this in India.”
He added that the company has worked on keeping it simple and stylish and have created only 100 units of this limited-edition timepiece.
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