UK based Pinion Watch Company announces a new time wear collection in association with exclusive Japanese denim manufacturing company, Iron Heart. The first to be released under this new partnership will be the IHWA-01 (Iron Heart Watch 01) a limited edition, stainless steel 42mm Swiss manufactured wristwatch which will feature the IRON HEART logo, plus ‘Pride of Japan’ engraving on the reverse.
The Watch is based on the original Pinion Axis Steel, which was released in 2013 and will be finished, tested and assembled in the UK by Pinion’s experienced watchmakers. The Watch can be reserved and ordered through Iron Heart and will be ready to ship in autumn 2014.
PINION also announces its first watch release for 2014 which will form part of a new collection titled ‘REVIVAL’ focussing on British timepieces featuring rare and historic 20th Century Swiss movements. The first watch in the series, to be released in Summer 2014, will be a manual wound chronograph featuring the iconic Swiss movement, VALJOUX 7734 and will be limited to 100 pieces. The VALJOUX 7734, a remarkable manual wound chronograph, was first produced in the 1960s and features twin subsidiary registers (Bi-Compax), 45 hour power reserve and date functionality at 6H.
The 7734 movements in Pinion’s stock are over forty years old, yet are as new in their original ébauche (kit) form having never been assembled or used. They will be finished, assembled and tested at Pinion’s watchmaking facility, THE MOTION WORKS, by experienced BHI qualified watchmakers, prior to full watch assembly in the UK.