Wristcheck x Seconde/Seconde/ x Atelier Wen Perception ‘锔瓷’ Special Edition | A Tale of Resilience and Redemption

In the world of traditional timepieces, Romaric André’s seconde/seconde/ disrupts the norm with its playful and unconventional approach. Partnering with Wristcheck’s founder, Austen Chu, and drawing inspiration from rejected dials, André collaborates on the Wristcheck x Atelier Wen Perception 传承 Special Edition. This limited edition of 36 unique timepieces narrates a story of resilience, redemption, and the artistry of Master Cheng.

Crafted from Grade 5 titanium, a first for Wristcheck, the 40mm watch boasts a handmade jade green guilloché dial in a Soleil Inca pattern, a testament to the craftsmanship of China’s sole master guilloché craftsman, Master Cheng. André breathes new life into initially rejected dials, turning imperfections into sought-after symbols of revival. Each dial is adorned with three cross-stitches in pure 24K gold on a cut with a length equal to c. half of the dial diameter, paying homage to the ancient Chinese technique used in Celadon porcelains. The position of the cut differs for each of the 36 dials.

In true seconde/seconde/ style, the special edition lacks brand markings on the dial. Instead, it features the intriguing inscription ‘Rejected → ⧖ → Praised’ along with the watch’s serial on the caseback with a partial sapphire window. It also features a double-domed sapphire crystal with 5 layers of AR coating, solid 18k gold hand-bent hands, applied rhodium-plated indexes, and 100 meters of water resistance. It comes with a brushed and polished 904L stainless steel bracelet, quick-release spring bars, an on-the-fly micro-adjustment buckle, and a spare gray FKM rubber strap is also included.

The customized extra-thin Dandong SL1588 movement operates at 28,800 BPH, is decorated with côtes de Genève, perlage, light beveling, circular côtes, and green plating on the tungsten rotor, and offers a 41-hour power reserve.

This masterpiece, a collaboration between Wristcheck, Atelier Wen, and seconde/seconde/, is a testament to the convergence of artistry and horology. Wristcheck x seconde/seconde/ x Atelier Wen Perception ‘锔瓷’ Special Edition is limited to 36 pieces, each priced at $5,000. For more information and to purchase your own unique timepiece, please visit the official Wristcheck website.

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