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Oris Watches are Now Available at the Windup Watch Shop

Today, we are truly excited to announce that Windup Watch Shop is now an authorized retailer of Oris Watches.

The Autodromo Intereuropa is Now Available at Windup Watch Shop

The Autodromo Intereuropa is available now in blue, cream or gray, mounted to a Saffiano leather rally strap in complementary color for $1,250.

The Hamilton Chrono-Matic 50 Auto Chrono Limited Edition is Now Available at Windup Watch Shop

The Hamilton Chrono-Matic 50 Auto Chrono Limited Edition is a truly unique watch that is utterly Hamilton, and will make any wrist standout from the crowd. The Chrono-Matic 50 is available now for $2,545 and limited to 1,972 pieces worldwide.

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THE ART OF TIME: MAX BILL AND “DIE GUTE FORM”
Words by Sean Lorentzen

Plenty of individual designers have gone on to become famous. Design movements from neoclassicism to Art Deco are rightly well-known as well. But only one design school has gone on to become not just a household name, but a cornerstone of a century of design thinking. I’m talking, of course, about the Bauhaus. The clean, minimal approach the Bauhaus taught has found its way into the watch world in a thousand different iterations through a thousand different designers, but perhaps none have put a better personal spin on the style than Max Bill. In decades of partnership with Junghans, Bill provided the world with starkly beautiful designs with a distinct personality.

Born outside of Zurich on December 22, 1908, Bill showed an affinity for form from a very early age. By age sixteen, he was working as an apprentice silversmith in the town of Winterthur, and after two years he enrolled at the legendary Bauhaus. Full article on Worn & Wound...