Armin Strom has announced the second version of its new industry-exclusive Column-Wheel Date complication.

Armin’s new edition of the Orbit not only features an unprecedented, but it also represents the first timepiece the company has delivered with an integrated metal bracelet. For this new Orbit, Armin Strom replaced gray bridges and a dark gray dial with a black dial and bright silver rhodium-plated bridges.

It will retain the exact same $29,500 price point as the original limited edition, which debuted in March 2022, except for the “Manufacture Edition,” everything else is the same as before, with the exception that it will now be produced as a non-limited edition. Although, as always, at any small independent watchmaker that makes under 1,000 timepieces per year, the quantity will be restrained largely by what the factory can produce.

The Armin Strom Ref. ST22-OR.90, which is the company’s sportiest model to date, keeps its steel case, which measures 43.4 mm x 12.6 mm, and the movement, which powers hours, minutes, small seconds, power reserve indicator, and on-demand date with a rapid corrector, is automatic ASS20 caliber, is the same as before.

You can find the full specifications for the original “First Edition” Orbit model here.

Learn more at Armin Strom.

 

Photo by Armin Strom.

Posted by:Jason Pitsch

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