Son Of A Gun Watch Review. ( Guns don't always kills people, time always does ! )

Discussion in 'Watch Reviews' started by anthonysntan, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. anthonysntan

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    :coolanimated: Son Of A Gun watch made by Yvan Arpa for ARTYA Haute Horlogerie d'Art :thumbsup:

    I had come across this watch from my searches and hope that it may interest some members here !


    Son of a Gun Watch ;

    Many high-end collectors are also gun lovers, delighting in the craftsmanship and attention to detail

    of a high-end firearm. To celebrate this slightly strange marriage between Swiss high watchmaking

    and firearms, Yvan Arpa for ArtyA introduces the Son of a Gun Watch.


    A collector has ordered this exceptional timepiece from Yvan Arpa, creator and consultant in high

    watchmaking for his brand ArtyA.


    To debut the collection Artya has imagined a watch containing real bullets. With a bezel and inner

    dial like a target sight, the piece showcases six 6mm Flobert bullets suspended in the dial almost like

    the barrel of a revolver. Use of copper wire like dynamite wire and the iconic 47mm wide steel case

    display Artya brand DNA. Watch 1.png
    Watch 2.png



    Bite the Bullet: Guns don’t always kill people, time always does.


    A complete new line of products incorporating the world of fine firearms will take shape in the near
    future.

    TECHNICAL DATA
    Movement Self-winding movement entirely
    manufactured in Switzerland with rotor
    upgraded with three real 38 mm
    cartridges.

    Power reserve : 42 hours
    Jewelling : 25 jewels
    Case Stainless steel grade 316, with target
    bezel engraved, between the dial and
    case six REAL 6mm Flobert bullets are
    suspended (like in Russian Roulette).

    Dial Follow up of the target engravement.
    Diameter : Ø47mm
    Crystal Sapphire
    Back Open, fitted with a sapphire crystal.
    Water resistance : 50 meters
    Bracelet Ballistic style.

    Warranty 24 months
    Interested check watchmaker website ; http://artya.luxuryartpieces.com/product_exception


    Anthony
  2. SPACE-DWELLER

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    That's an interesting looking watch! :thumbsup:

    Thanks for sharing your review of it! :goodpost:
  3. deadeye

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    Good find! That would look good with my snubnose .38. :gun:
  4. Vincent65

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    I love both watches and guns, but this is not for me, sorry! Putting something as crude as bullets into a time-piece seems like a bizarre contradiction in aesthetics and disciplines, to me. I also love cars and cooking, but would no sooner combine the two...
  5. anthonysntan

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    :blunt: " One man's watch (meat) is another man poison " :banghead:
  6. Vincent65

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    Indeed! Each to his own. :thumbsup:
  7. Baco Noir

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    Interesting concept, but not for me either. I appreciate watchmakers pushing the envelope of design, but often it is just a bit too far out there for me. Helson's Blackbeard is another example. I don't think it goes as far as this one and if I we in my 20's I might own one, but as a professional approaching 50, it doesn't fit with who I am today. I love guns, but stopping at bluing the case with some added scroll work and maybe a casing integrated into the caseback would have been enough for me. :dunno:
  8. Erwin

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    quite a unique timepiece...his other pieces were pretty artistic as well!
  9. anthonysntan

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    I would say it's creativity thinking out of the box ! :loupe: