If you are in a rush, Urban Jürgensen watches may not be for you. Urban never believed in haste.
This is because his philosophy has always been to make the most uncompromising hand-made products he can create. He does this without the aid of machine made parts, outsourcing or otherwise skimping on any of the extensive construction processes it takes to craft one of his time pieces. Regardless of the many hours, days and skill it may take to accomplish this goal.
We have here, one of the most rare pieces of independent horology available today, the Urban Jürgensen 1140p. There were only thirty of the 1140p made in his atelier and as you learn what goes into making one, you will understand why.
The dial alone takes 2 full days of hand work on a guilochè lathe to fashion and there are over 700 operations in the creation of JUST the dial! The carefully blued hands are iconic of his style and are documented to show just the light touch and perfect timing one needs to get the proper shade of blue:
His applied Arabic numerals are not of the stamped out variety seen on so many less finished timepieces, but rather finely polished until they reach the pillow shaped “bombè” profile that has become synonymous with his deft handwork on each dial. Unlike machine made watches, no two are the same and each piece born of a unique beauty.
Under the hood is no less attended to. Within the 40mm platinum case is an in house double barrel movement, known as the P4. This highly adjusted 23-jewel movement provides an extremely long power reserve of 72 hours within a tiny movement.
Wearable as it is beautiful, it also provides water resistance to 3 ATM. The well loved Mr. Kari Voutilaninen was involved in reinvigorating this tiny atelier and much of the mechanics of the pivoted detent escapement along with the legendary Jean Francois Mojon.
We have been lucky to find this specimen which has never been worn. While it is pictured here alone, it will include both box and papers to the buyer as well as a warranty filled out in the buyers name. This is in fact the time to acquire a watch that is like new, with all the features of a new watch, but at a mere fraction of the new cost. Please act quickly as we only have this one very precious unit to offer.
Urban Jürgensen 1140p
Case: platinum, 40mm, teardrop lugs
Condition: Watch is in as New condition
Includes: Complete with box and warranty (not pictured)
SKU – CP3000