date patina

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Five new 42mm date patina photos!

The patina execution of Ludwig Oechslin’s date watch features a high-contrast dial executed entirely in one material: brass. Just two metals are visible on the watch — brass (all dial components including hands) and titanium (case, crown, buckle).

The brass dial is hand-patinated through an antique sculpture restoration process, turning it a dark grey color. The indices and date dot are then milled out to reveal the metal beneath. The hand-satinated brass hour and minute hands are rendered instantly visible by hand-patinating the brass second hand.

date patina is the maximum reduction execution of the ochs und junior date watch; its concept resembles that of visible concrete in modern architecture. Each watch is a unique piece due to natural differences in the hand-patination and satination processes.

More information about the ochs und junior date.

Purchase information

Titanium case, crown, buckle:
CHF 5’555.- (export price excl. VAT)
CHF 6’000.- (incl. 8% VAT)

Silver case, crown, buckle:
CHF 7’400.- (export price excl. VAT)
CHF 8’000.- (incl. 8% VAT)

ochs und junior watches are exclusively sold directly from our workspace in Lucerne, Switzerland. Your ochs und junior can be shipped worldwide via FedEx, or you can visit us in person. For questions or to purchase, please contact cofounder Beat Weinmann.