In the late 17th-century, as watchmaking grew more precise, the finest craftsmen installed regulator clocks in their workshop— separate dials that individually showed hours, minutes, and seconds. Watchmakers could then test new watches against the three separate regulator clocks, ensuring the accuracy of every newly made timepiece.
The Regulator Watch celebrates this early horological technology. Inside a gold-finished stainless steel case, on a pristine white-color dial, you’ll find an hour subdial at 12 o’clock, while every minute of the hour is ticked off in perfect time on the watch dial.
This timepiece also features a visible balance wheel, which is an oscillating mechanism that has kept watches accurate for centuries. With an exhibition back, you can see into the heart of engineering and witness the 22-jewel automatic movement and see the rotor spin to keep it wound— it’s powered by the movement of your body.
This eye-catching design is a piece of horology history. The original watchmakers would never have sold you the regulator from their workshop, but we’re offering you this one for $149. It’s ideal for collectors, for those interested in the history of watchmaking, or just for those who just want a great-looking watch to strap on their wrist.