READYMADE x Purnell Drop 15-Watch Ultra Limited Release Triple-Axis Escape II Tourbillon
Designed in collaboration with READYMADE, triple tourbillon specialist Purnell unveils three limited-edition watches using straps made from upcycled WWII-era US military tent and duffel bag canvas.
Purnell x READYMADE Escape II features three versions of Purnell’s Escape II watch with the world’s first Bicolor Spherion Tourbillons – in neon orange and lime green. The watches are cased in 48mm case variations made from transparent sapphire crystal, White Purnell Microfiber (WPM) composite, and carbon – each in a limited edition of five pieces.
All the watches feature a sapphire dial with hand-painted rainbow minute track and baguette-cut diamond indexes secured on custom straps made from original vintage WWII-era US Military tent and duffel bag canvas.
The uppermost right barrel is engraved with READYMADE Vision of Time Inspired by Thomas Edison, “time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.” While the READYMADE logo appears on the left barrel, as well as the crown, case back ring, and strap buckle.
The Purnell x Readymade Escape II pieces can be purchased now via PurnellWatches.com/readymade.
Prices are CHF 455,000 (approximately $487,900 USD) for the Carbon model; CHF 460,000 (approximately $493,000 USD) for the WPM model; and CHF 1.23M (approximately $1.31M USD) for the sapphire crystal model.