Single Hand Timepieces

Jan 29, 2022,08:52 AM
 

Has any modern high-end timepiece manufacturer created a purely mechanical movement with only that which is necessary for a single hand?








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Meistersinger

 
 By: Peevee57 : January 29th, 2022-10:33
My wife is wearing her Meistersinger Automatic today. Not haute horlogerie but a very cool and fun watch nevertheless ...  

I’m surprised moser hasn’t removed a minute hand yet

 
 By: dte2 : January 29th, 2022-10:37
Since you only really need an hour hand to approximate the time

Maybe Jaquet-Droz

 
 By: ifraher : January 29th, 2022-12:08
I recall a 24 hour dial with hands that operated together and separately as a GMT, and also a single hand 24 hour watch ...  

Not high-end,

 
 By: sc16 : January 29th, 2022-13:41
but always intrigued by Azimuth's back in time....single hand and counter clock-wise. There was also a Swatch I believe so. And a Swatch in which the hour and the minutes were displayed in 2 different watches (GZS10)... ...  

Guaranteed to be a loss leader if they did

 
 By: cazalea : January 29th, 2022-15:05
I think the one-hand market is very very small, so why mess with building something (under the skin) which caters to it, when you can just "leave off" a few parts and get the same effect? I've had a few, and they always annoyed me... or maybe bored me, is...  

AP Millenary Philosophique

 
 By: lavrentivs : January 29th, 2022-16:19
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I didn't know this one!

 
 By: amanico : January 29th, 2022-16:29

Damn!!

 
 By: Raymond2 : April 29th, 2022-12:37
This is a one hand watch! I believe it has two hands for so many years.....