Design is about taking the conventions we’re all accustomed to and transforming them into something new and unique. The Ressence Type 3 ($30,000) does this in spades. Filled with a special liquid, the dial tricks the brain into seeing in two-dimensions rather than three. What you end up with is a watch face that looks as though it’s displayed directly on the crystal similar to a projection screen. The traditional watch hands and crown were removed to make the watch as minimalistic as possible. Procedures like winding and changing the settings are accomplished by turning the case back. The Ressence Type 3 will be available for purchase sometime in late summer.
Bamford watches are historically very expensive. For example, if you wanted a customized Tag Heuer you can expect to pay $1500-$2000 for the watch and another $2000-$3000 for the customizations. That’s why the announcement of The Bamford Mayfair Watch ($500) a big deal. The Mayfair started out as an in-house loaner watch for clients who […]