Hoptroff No.16, the Atomic Wristwatch

Based in London, Hoptroff produces highly imaginative watches that incorporate both traditional and contemporary horology know how and techniques. After the successful induction of Hoptroff No.10 Pocket Watch, the first atomic timepiece ever built, the brand now unveils an exceptional atomic wristwatch. The Hoptroff No.16, a logical progression from the No.10, boasts an “infinity” double dial design with reduced width and thickness.

The Art Nouveau dial of Hoptroff No.16 is aimed at collectors of classic watches, and incorporates 8 complications combined only on the rarest of timepieces.

The right dial design echoes the iconic Space Traveller by George Daniels, displaying equation of time and sidereal time in addition to normal time. The left dial additionally displays perpetual date, perpetual moon phase, sunrise, sunset, and power reserve. Two face figures bridge the dials, each with two blue sapphire eyes that glow once each minute.

The Hoptroff No.16 is the most accurate wristwatch in the world. In full atomic mode, it keeps time to 1½ seconds per thousand years. In low power mode, 1 second per hundred years. The No.16 is available in a limited edition of 100 pieces, in 950 Platinum, 18 kt Gold and tarnish-free Britannia Silver.

Hoptroff Ltd design and make watches in London and, very rarely for a watchmaker, this includes the movements that drive them. Their creations fuse vibrant imagination, classic design, mechanical dial-plates and advanced electronics to make timepieces beyond the reach of other watchmakers.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.