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Ochs and Junior Annual Calendar LIGHT

Jason Pitsch

Lucerne-based watchmaker, Ochs and Junior, has unveiled a lighter version of their Annual Calendar. Significantly lighter. The new Annual Calendar LIGHT weighs just 39.97 grams for the 39 mm version and 42.94 grams for the 42 mm model. Compared to 61.99 grams and 70.83 grams, for the previous Annual Calendars, this represents a decrease of -43.2% and -42.02%, respectively. Like its predecessor, the case is still made in lightweight grade 5 titanium. The weight reduction was thus achieved, not by a new case material, but by three specific measures. 1- Every gram of material not necessary for the strength and stability of the case is milled away. 2- The dial, calendar function, and hands are manufactured out of the light-weight aluminum alloy Al Mg Si 1. 3- A newly-designed kevlar strap and carbon fiber buckle. The result is a watch

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Ochs und Junior Annual Calendar - Simplified Dial, Customizable, Titanium or Steel

Ochs and Junior has announced a new version of their Anno timepiece, now with an even simpler dial configuration. The Anno is an Annual Calendar (which only needs an adjustment once a year, in February). But this is not your typical Annual Calendar; instead of 40 parts for the calendar complication, there are only 3. Furthermore, to indicate the month, date and day — dots replace numbers, offering the wearer something more distinctive than a typical Annual Calendar. The outer ring indicates the day of the month, the ring at 12 o’clock indicates the month and the ring at 6 o’clock indicates the day of the week (hit “Read more” to see diagram). Central hour, minute and second hands indicate the time.

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Ochs und Junior Anno Cinquanta

The Anno Cinquanta is an annual calendar from new watch brand Ochs und Junior. The annual calendar complication uses circular apertures (dots) to display the month, day and date (month - at 12 o'clock, day - at 6 o'clock and date - at perimeter of dial).

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