The asphalt watch with original racetrack asphalt
NÜRBURGRING ASPHALT 1
Limited to 500 pieces. Available in pre-order.
The special thing about a watch is to be one of the few who owns it. Therefore, the World’s First Asphalt Watch will be available in a limited edition. Each of the two models will be produced only 500 times. You can pre-order the watch here on our website.
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World premiere. No compromises.
Never before has there been the opportunity to wear almost 100 years of motorsport history on your wrist. This is a world premiere. To do justice to this special piece of asphalt, we have not compromised on quality. We are using the best materials currently available, such as grade 5 titanium, sapphire, ceramic and natural rubber for our production in La Chaux-de-Fonds.
Our movement: The COB.01. is produced by the renowned manufacturer CONCEPTO.
A mechanical watch needs a solid movement. There are only a few manufacturers that are able to produce a complete calibre. We are glad to be partnering with the renowned manufacturer CONCEPTO from La Chaux-de-Fonds on this project. With specific improvements, our Swiss manufacturer offers its customers the best of both worlds: industrial reliability and exclusive customization. Our calibre—the calibre COB.01. by CONCEPTO—is produced where renowned manufacturers produce their movements.
A unique product requires unique decision-making.
From the materials and the movement to our choice of partners, all of our decisions have been driven by the goal of bringing a unique product to the market. Quality is above all.
Dials. Packaging. Bracelet. Sustainability.
We take sustainability and environmental protection seriously, starting with our dials. The original racetrack asphalt is a 100% reused material. We have taken every opportunity to protect the environment with our product. Even the watch packaging is made from recycled hard cardboard. Another partner from the Filstal in Germany develops and produces exceptional packaging from paper. For the material of the bracelets, we use natural rubber that can produce high-quality and durable products.
World’s First Asphalt Watch
100 years of racing history meet 100% Swiss watchmaking artistry
|Dial||The first dial in the world made of racetrack asphalt. Original Nürburgring asphalt was taken during restoration work on 18 November 2021 and processed as a dial using a special process.|
|Hands||Luminescent material (Swiss Superluminova) on hour-markers and hands|
|Movement||Calibre COB.01 Mechanical movement with automatic winding by a ball-bearing-mounted central oscillating mass, 100% manufactured in Switzerland. Total thickness of movement: 8.40 mm (including the special rotor). Together with the renowned manufacturer CONCEPTO from La Chaux-de-Fonds, we have created an industrially reliable and exclusive movement with specific improvements. Our calibre—the calibre COB.01. by CONCEPTO—is produced where renowned manufacturers produce their movements.|
|Power reserve||48 hours|
|Regulating organ (escapement)||Top chronometer quality|
|Diameter||30.40 mm (13¼)|
|Height||8,40 mm (including the special rotor)|
|Balance-wheel frequency||28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz)|
|Mechanism||Mechanical movement with automatic winding by a ball-bearing-mounted central oscillating mass, 100% manufactured in Switzerland.|
|Finishing||Finish on upper bridges grained and Côte-de-Genève, Anthracite coating Steel parts of the chronograph mechanism with “diamond” bevels and high end finishing by hand, piece by piece|
|Rotor||Special rotor has the shape of the Nürburgring race track, a ruby shows the place (Döttinger Höhe, Tiergarten) where the almost 100-year-old asphalt was taken from, 100% made in Switzerland.|
|Cam chronograph mechanism||integrated into the movement|
|Type||Bi-Compax face (two eyes)|
|Functions||Hours and minutes displayed by central hands, small seconds at 9 o’clock. Central 60-second chronograph counter, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock. Crown that activates the winding stem, in two positions: 1) Operation and manual winding position (44 turns to fully wind). 2) Time setting with stop seconds. Chronograph activation push-piece (start-stop) at 2 o’clock and zero-reset push-piece at 4 o’clock.|
|Case material||Case middle in Titanium grade 5 (natural or coated with black DLC - Diamond Like Carbon)|
|Diameter||44 mm (bezel)|
|Water resistant||guaranteed to 100 m (10 ATM)|
|Glass||Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides|
|Bezel||Upper bezel in scratchproof black ceramic with tachymeter scale|
|Crown||Screwed crown equipped with 3 gaskets system|
|Case back||Screwed case-back with sapphire crystal, anti-reflective treatment on both sides|
|Limitation||Individually numbered edition and limited production of 500 pieces by model|
|Material||Strap in robust natural rubber (70 Shore) or optional titanium metal band|
|Buckle||Butterfly buckle in Titanium grade 5|