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Maybe it is a coincidence that titanium was mostly used for the watch exterior, as the material is so popular these days. Gerald Genta seems to suggest the metal absorbs less sound than steel. If you notice that on the case, the screws are mostly on the outside, I think this is also part of that effort to not have sound be absorbed by the case. When I was in Japan I heard the Seiko Credor Spring Drive Sonnerie watch in action. It was like nothing I'd ever heard before. Unlike the bar style gongs that most European sonnerie watches use, the Credor uses a bell inside the case for a really remarkable and deep sound. It was a lesson in what it takes to make a good sounding sonnerie watch - so I can appreciate why all this effort was dedicated to the project by Gerald Genta. I look forward to "hearing" the result.
Inside the watches are Soprod modified ETA made Unitas 6498-1 manually wound pocket watch movements. The modifications place them in chronometer range accuracy as well as provide decoration. Overall the watches comes in nice cohesive packages that demonstrate a clear refinement of the aesthetic and features of the Gustafsson & Sjögren watch brand. Prices for this limited edition models are ,300 -,400 each - available direct form Gustafsson & Sjögren's website.
Richard Mille watches are put together well. A real high-end luxury watch that isn't afraid to show off its stuff. One of the interesting details that is functional is the deployment clasp that is spring loaded like one of those hair clips that click open and closed. I forgot what those are called. Not bobby pins, those other popular metal clips. Also note how the date dial is integrated into the 7 o'clock indicator. It is really not worth getting into all the other little parts of the watch. You can see how well titanium is mixed with gold and all the neat looking exposed screws. The design and watch really speaks for itself. Oh, and the case is water resistant to 30 meters. Price is in the ,000 - ,000 range which is on the lower-end side for the brand.
French watch brand (and watch maker with wild mustache) Alain Silberstein is one of the only watch brands I know to take on the challenge of making a watch with the Hebrew calendar on it. I recall seeing from time to time watches that have alternative calendars on them as opposed to the distinct focus of the Gregorian calendar. Admittedly, such complications are niche directed only. For the vast majority of Jewish people, having a Hebrew calendar on their wrist would serve little to no purpose. It just isn't that important unless you are a Rabbi - and even then this might be a little showy as a watch for a pious man right? Not for me to say I guess.
See my Topman Smart Futurist Analogue watch article on AskMen.com here.
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See Hamilton watches on Amazon here.