Why vintage/antique timepieces ?

Six reasons to consider our “souscription” wristwatches with antique movement

“Souscription watch” is a classic definition for pre-ordered simple watch finished personally for a customer.

1. Something special

If you have started to gather your own watch collection some day you may realize that you need something special. Maybe not so complicated but definitely more sophisticated. Something unusual but not ridiculous. Classic but not trivial.

Here it is. Something special.

2. A piece of history on your wrist

Yes, you can wear a bit of horological history on your wrist.

A lot of modern watch companies exploit historical facts about their brands from the past just to sell you some generic mass-production movement in fashion-designed wrapper. If you don’t want to consume horological fast food, you can get a much more interesting and real artifact from the Past.

Our “souscription” watches have original high-grade antique movements, some of them more than 100 years old. You can wear a real working piece of horological history on your wrist!

3. Why antique movements?

Since the 17th century the best human brains and hands have been involved in the making of precision instruments and chronometers. It was the most prestigious segment of craftsmanship in the world. Up to the middle of the 19th century mankind accumulated a huge practice in precision chronometry creation. Some species from 1880’s can’t be surpassed even today, despite of technological advances of the 20th century.

Now in the 21st century the best minds and hands on Earth are occupied in marketing communications and entertainment industry, not in mechanics. Nevertheless we can still be delighted by a beautiful old timepieces, that absorbed the results of the highest human achievements in precise mechanics.

4. To combine classique and curiosity

Sometimes men like classic view watches, but would not like to get something trivial. How does one make a classic wristwatch more attractive? It has to be refined in original way to become a creature unlike any other. Antique style is in good demand and you may become curious to check it out. It is the main secret and we are ready to share with a key – a combination of classic style and curious antique movement inside.

5. Affordable and reliable

Compared with modern Swiss watches, our products are priced close to ETA-standard simple watches. Our watches are not cheap, but the cost is less than some original strap or buckle from high brand.

Our main goal is high quality. It takes time. We do out best to deliver you original preserved antique movements in nice looking cases. All our watches are fully working and good vintage timekeepers.

6. Piece unique

Each of our “souscription” watches are one-of-a-kind, only one piece made. Even if we want to make two of the same watches, it is very hard to find two identical antique movements. So you can be sure your “souscription” wristwatch is Piece Unique.

Expert horological connoisseurs will be surprised with it. Every mechanical watch enthusiast will be impressed seeing a 100 year-old mechanical movement on your wrist.

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