URWERK x Revolution, UR-105 Bronze Samurai
Revolution in collaboration with URWERK, is proud to bring you the first of a series of pièce unique watches engraved by master engraver Johnny Dowell aka King Nerd, a former master engraver at revered British gunmaker Purdey. This is the URWERK x Revolution UR-105 Bronze Samurai.
Inspired by traditional Asian art, manga and even tattoo art, Johnny's depicted a powerful image of a samurai onto the bronze top of this UR-105. The rest of the watch case is made in PVD treated titanium with the 5.02 UR automatic movement within, regulated by URWERK's double turbine mechanism.
Model: UR-105 Functions: Satellite hours; minutes Material: Satelite hours driven by Geneva crosses in beryllium bronze; Orbital structure made of PEEK(Polyetheretherketone). Carousel and triple mainplates in ARCAP. Dimension: Length: 53mm, Width: 39.5mm, Thickness: 16.8mm Case: Hand-patinated bronze top and caseback in black PVD titanium
Movement: 5.02 UR automatic winding regulated by a double turbine Lume: Hour and minute markers treated with SuperLumiNova Water Resistance: 30m Strap: Leather
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CONVEYING POWER THROUGH ART
URWERK wanted to create a series of engraved watches centered around symbols of power, around warriors. And for the first of these watches made in exclusive partnership with Revolution, the image of the Samurai.
URWERK X REVOLUTION
For 2018, URWERK, Revolution and Johnny "King Nerd" Dowell will create a series of pièce unique engraved watches in motifs depicting symbols of power and ancient warriors of the Far East. Our ambition is to create watches that will explode into your cerebral cortex, shatter your impulse-control matrix and enflame you with desire.
ENGRAVING BY JOHNNY
Revolution's master engraver Johnny embodies two colliding worlds: That of the iconoclast and rebel, and that of the devoted artisan. There is a powerful primacy to his work that perfectly complements the spirits of URWERK and Revolution.