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THE COLLECTIONS 2015/2016


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Content

Tradition Re-interpreted

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The Calibres

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The Collections

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Manual13 Gravity17 Gravity Date

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One Week

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Skeleton29 Tourbillon35 Tourbillon Gravity

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Racing43

The Manufacture

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Everything under one roof At Bรถzingenstrasse 46 in Biel/Bienne, each division of Armin Strom AG is grouped within a single building, rebuilt to meet the needs of the Manufacture.

Serge Michel, born in 1978 in Burgdorf, Owner of Armin Strom AG and responsible for sales and company management. Claude Greisler, born in 1978 in Burgdorf, Director, responsible for the construction and design of Armin Strom watches, and for company management.

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TRADITION RE-INTERPRETED Armin Strom AG today and tomorrow

At first sight, the Armin Strom AG of today has little in common with the master skeletonizer’s earlier business. Individual pieces made meticulously by hand took centre stage and, for many years, Armin Strom worked alone. Today, the company is a true watchmaking Manufacture equipped with the most modern machine tools, its employees producing watches in limited series in its own factory.

Today, Armin Strom AG continues to develop and manufacture new watches oriented to contemporary design. Here, the visible movement is not only mechanically in ­focus, but also optically. The way the spring, the gear-train and escapement interact with each other becomes a three-dimensional experience for the observer in which the functionality is transparent: a new interpretation of the watchmaking tradition of skeletonising.

Nevertheless, there are many similarities with Armin Strom, past and present. For one, without Armin Strom, the person, there would be no brand. Above all, it’s Armin’s watchmaking values that characterise the company today: a passion for the smallest detail, striving for tech­ nical and aesthetic perfection. Furthermore, it’s the belief that – as an object of fine mechanical art – a handfinished movement is too good to remain hidden between a watch face and case back.

A prerequisite for making watches with movements manufactured in-house was to build up parts production capabilities, from 2008. Only those who make their own plates, bridges, levers, springs, wheels, pinions and screws can control the production process at all levels and thereby bring a movement from idea to production with the required quality. All timepieces in the current collection are limited, and so too, the models of tomorrow will be produced in series of hundreds, rather than thousands.

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YOU CAN TELL A GOOD WATCH BY ITS HEART. MANUFACTURE CALIBRES

MANUAL Calibre AMW11

G R AV I T Y D AT E Calibre ADD14

GR AVIT Y Calibre AMR13

ONE WEEK Calibre ARM09

TOURBILLON Calibre ATC11

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The most important element of a genuine Armin Strom is the movement. Not only is it where the work begins, it is also at the heart of the design. This means that everybody who checks the time will always see the beauty of the technology.

TOURBILLON GR AVIT Y Calibre ATM13

SKELETON PURE Calibre ARM09-S

R ACING MANUAL Calibre AMW11-MR

ONE WEEK SKELETON Calibre ARM09-S

R ACING GR AVIT Y Calibre AMR13-MR

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THE COLLEC TIONS

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THE MANUAL COLLECTION

CALIBRE AMW11 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Manual winding ø 36.60 mm Height 6.00 mm 18’000 A/h 20 jewels 112 individual parts Single going barrel Power reserve 5 days FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds

The overcoil spring has a so-called Breguet endcurve where the expansion is patently more concentric than with a conventional flat spiral.

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre AMW11 Manual winding CASE 18ct rose gold Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING Black with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a genuine brown alligator horn-back strap as well as an additional brown rubber strap BUCKLE Ardillon buckle in 18ct rose gold, a double-fold clasp in 18ct rose gold is available on option

MANUAL FIRE RG11.MF.90

EDITION 100 pieces

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MANUAL WATER

MANUAL EARTH

MANUAL AIR

ST11-MW.05 Stainless steel case

ST11-ME.90 Stainless steel PVD black case

TI11-MA.11 Titanium case

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THE GR AVIT Y COLLECTION

CALIBRE AMR13 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Automatic winding ø 36.60 mm Height 6.00 mm 18’000 A/h 26 jewels 171 individual parts Single going barrel Power reserve 5 days FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds

The diameter of the rotor is smaller than the diameter of the going barrel.

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre AMR13 Automatic winding CASE Stainless steel Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING White with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a genuine blue alligator horn-back strap as well as a blue rubber strap BUCKLE Ardillon buckle in stainless steel, a double-fold clasp in stainless steel is available on option

GRAVITY WATER ST13-GW.50

EDITION 100 pieces

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GRAVITY FIRE

GRAVITY EARTH

GRAVITY AIR

RG13-GF.90 18ct rose gold case

ST13-GE.90 Stainless steel PVD black case

TI13-GA.50 Titanium case

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T H E G R A V I T Y D AT E COLLECTION

CALIBRE ADD14 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Automatic winding ø 36.60 mm Height 6.20 mm 18’000 A/h 30 jewels 206 individual parts Single going barrel Power reserve 5 days FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds, date display with day/night indication

The date corrector is situated at 10 o’clock.

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre ADD14 Automatic winding CASE 18ct rose gold Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING Black with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a genuine brown alligator horn-back strap as well as a brown rubber strap BUCKLE Ardillon buckle in 18ct rose gold, a double-fold clasp in 18ct rose gold is available on option

GRAVITY DATE FIRE RG14-DF.90

EDITION 100 pieces

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GRAVITY DATE WATER

GRAVITY DATE EARTH

GRAVITY DATE AIR

ST14-DW.50

ST14-DE.90

TI14-DA.50

Stainless steel

Stainless steel, PVD black

Titanium

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THE ONE WEEK COLLECTION

CALIBRE ARM09 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Manual winding ø 36.60 mm Height 6.20 mm 18’000 A/h 34 jewels 146 individual parts Double going barrel Power reserve 7 days FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds, power reserve indicator

The differential gear brings the power reserve indicator to life.

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre ARM09 Manual winding CASE Stainless steel PVD black Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING Black with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a genuine black alligator horn-back strap as well as a white rubber strap BUCKLE Ardillon buckle in stainless steel PVD black, a double-fold clasp in stainless steel PVD black is available on option

ONE WEEK EARTH ST10.WE.40

EDITION 100 pieces

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ONE WEEK WATER

ONE WEEK FIRE

ONE WEEK AIR

ST10-WW.05

RG10-WF.5N

TI10-WA.11

Stainless steel case

18ct rose gold case

Titanium case

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THE SKELETON COLLECTION

CALIBRE ARM09-S 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Manual winding Fully skeletonised main plate, gear-train bridges and barrel-bridges. 3D-PVD coatings of the main plate correspond to the respective element ø 36.60 mm Height 6.20 mm 18’000 A/h 34 jewels 146 individual parts Double going barrel Power reserve 8 days FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds, power reserve indicator

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre ARM09-S Manual winding CASE Titanium Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING Saphir with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a genuine grey alligator horn-back strap as well as a black rubber strap BUCKLE Ardillon buckle in titanium, a double-fold clasp in titanium is available on option

SKELETON PURE AIR TI15-PA.RH

EDITION 100 pieces

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SKELETON PURE WATER

SKELETON PURE FIRE

SKELETON PURE EARTH

ST15-PW.05

RG15-PF.5N

ST15-PE.40

Stainless steel case

18ct rose gold case

Stainless steel PVD black case

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre ARM09-S Manual winding CASE 18 ct rose gold Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING Sapphire with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a genuine black or brown alligator horn-back strap as well as an additional black or brown rubber strap. BUCKLE Ardillon buckle in 18ct rose gold, a double-fold clasp in 18 ct rose gold is available on option

ONE WEEK SKELETON RG14-WS.5N

EDITION 50 pieces

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CALIBRE ARM09-S 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Manual winding Skeletonised main plate, gear-train bridges, barrel-bridges decorated with classical hand-engravings ø 36.60 mm Height 6.20 mm 18’000 A/h 34 jewels 146 individual parts Double going barrel Power reserve 7 days FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds, power reserve indicator

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THE TOURBILLON COLLECTION

CALIBRE ATC11 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Manual winding ø 36.60 mm Height 6.20 mm 18’000 A/h 24 jewels 184 individual parts Double going barrel Power reserve 10 days FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds, Tourbillon

The regulator is situated on the same axis as both pivot housings.

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre ATC11 Manual winding CASE Stainless steel Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING White with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a genuine blue alligator horn-back strap as well as a blue rubber strap

TOURBILLON WATER

BUCKLE Double-fold clasp in stainless steel

ST13-TW.50

EDITION 50 pieces

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TOURBILLON FIRE

TOURBILLON EARTH

TOURBILLON AIR

RG13-TF.90 18ct rose gold case

ST13-TE.90 Stainless steel PVD black case

TI13-TA.50 Titanium case

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THE TOURBILLON GR AVIT Y COLLECTION

CALIBRE ATM13 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Automatic winding ø 36.60 mm Height 6.20 mm 18’000 A/h 26 jewels 197 individual parts Single going barrel Power reserve 110 hours FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds, Tourbillon

In the tourbillon, the Breguet terminal curve of the balance-spring improves the accuracy.

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre ATM13 Automatic winding CASE Stainless steel PVD black Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING Black with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a genuine black alligator horn-back strap as well as a black rubber strap

TOURBILLON GRAVITY EARTH

BUCKLE Double-fold clasp in stainless steel PVD black

ST14-TE.M.90

EDITION 50 pieces

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TOURBILLON GRAVITY WATER

TOURBILLON GRAVITY FIRE

TOURBILLON GRAVITY AIR

ST14-TW.M.50 Stainless steel case

RG14-TF.M.90 18 ct rose gold case

TI14-TA.M.50 Titanium case

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THE RACING COLLECTION


CALIBRE AMW11-MR 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Manual winding Bridges made from original motor block of an F1 car ø 36.60 mm Height 6.20 mm 18’000 A/h 20 jewels 112 individual parts Single going barrel Power reserve 5 days FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre AMW11-MR Manual winding CASE Stainless steel PVD black and Titanium Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING Black with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a black alligator leather strap as well as an additional black rubber strap. BUCKLE Ardillon buckle in stainless steel PVD black, a double-fold clasp in stainless steel PVD black is available on option

RACING MANUAL ST14-MR.90

EDITION 50 pieces

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CALIBRE AMR13-MR 16 ½’’’ MOVEMENT Automatic winding Bridges made from original motor block of an F1 car ø 36.60 mm Height 6.20 mm 18’000 A/h 26 jewels 171 individual parts Single going barrel Power reserve 5 days FUNCTIONS Hour, minute, small seconds

The movement plate reflects the shape of an F1 engine.

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MOVEMENT Armin Strom calibre AMR13-MR Automatic winding CASE Stainless steel PVD black and Titanium Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment ø 43.40 mm Height: 13.00 mm Water-resistance: 5 ATM, 50 m DIAL RING Black with founded appliques STRAPS Delivered with a black alligator leather strap as well as an additional black rubber strap. BUCKLE Ardillon buckle in stainless steel PVD black, a double-fold clasp in stainless steel PVD black is available on option

RACING GRAVITY ST14-GR.90

EDITION 50 pieces

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THE M ANUFAC TURE


DESIGN With only a few exceptions, Armin Strom designs and manufactures all the parts of the Manufacture’s movement in-house: plates, bridges, wheels, levers, springs, screws. A decision in favour of quality: those who control the manufacturing process from raw material to end product can stand behind their watch without any ifs or buts. Quality is also at the forefront when it comes to fundamentally renouncing stamped movement parts. At Armin Strom, the parts are drilled, milled, turned and wireeroded but never stamped. In a later date, the timepieces are finished in myriad ways: through skeletonizing, engraved bridges, the application of decorative grained patterns or polished levers.

Even in the early phases of development, design and fabrication work closely together – a major benefit in a small Manufacture.

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FABRICATION

Eroding: the profiles of bridges, levers and springs are cut out by material-preserving wire erosion.

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DECORATION

By decorating its watch movements by hand with polishing of the movement parts, engravings and ground patterns, the Armin Strom Manufacture is keeping alive the time-honoured craft values of the watchmaker’s art. Some of the small details of the finish are only visible under the loupe.

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ASSEMBLY

Almost finished – Setting the hands is one of the final operations before encasing the movement.

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Armin Strom The Collections 2015 2016  

Watch Collection 2015/2016 of Armin Strom, Swiss Watch Manufacture, 2502 Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.

Armin Strom The Collections 2015 2016  

Watch Collection 2015/2016 of Armin Strom, Swiss Watch Manufacture, 2502 Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.

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