For anyone who missed the opportunity of purchasing unique creations like the Urwerk atomic table clock and the MB&F Robot Clock in the recent past, now there is a chance for you to own a similar masterpiece, the revolver-styled table clock created by a group of connoisseurs. This masterpiece is ideal to be given as a gift, if not to keep in your possession as a collectible. This incomparable revolver-styled table clock is designed to resemble a Colt revolver and can be considered as a mysterious creature as it’s the work of an unknown entity called the “Unnamed Society”.
Founded earlier this year, this “Unnamed Society” describes itself as a “team of passionate inventors and designers” and claims that it is dedicated to “creating the impossible that cannot be imagined.” What a marvelous invention they have selected as their first creation to commence their operation. This anonymous group’s first invention is none other than the table clock created in the form of a revolver. The clock has been developed in collaboration with famed and world-renowned Swiss luxury watchmaker L’Epée.
One might wonder why on earth did the creators choose the revolver theme for their clock. The answer for this question according to the team’s press release is: “The purity of purpose inherent in the revolver makes it a compelling platform for telling time: it aptly symbolizes the preciousness of every moment, the speed at which it can be stolen and the complexity of what is, ultimately, a simple proposition.” It also goes on to state that only three years separate the founding of the L’Épée watchmaking manufacture and Samuel Colt’s patent for the mechanically indexing cylinder at the heart of the revolver, which gave the Unnamed Society the idea to blend the two and create this unique clock. “We knew from the outset that we were working on something truly special.
Translating the vision of the team into a unique clock caliber has been the challenge of a lifetime and all of us here at L’Épée are very proud of the result. Working with time from all its angles, historical, mechanical and aesthetic, has rarely been so rewarding,” says Arnaud Nicolas, CEO of L’Épée. The creators of this revolver-styled table clock “Unnamed Society” reveals that each gun is considered to be unique on the basis of the grip and the engraving made on special order. In order finish this state of the art masterpiece they have used unusual uncommon Materials consisting exotic woods – such as olive, pear, and palm tree wood as well as rosewood – to shagreen, decorative ray skin in joinery, similar exotic skins, Gems set in precious metals, elk antler, sheep horn, and giraffe bone.
Source: Luxury Launches