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250 Years Anniversary of Watch and Jewellery Industry Pforzheim

With the permission of Markgraf Karl Friedrich of Baden the watch maker Jean Francois Autran foundet in 1767 the first watch factory in an orphanage in Pforzheim.

For 250. birthday of the Watch and Jewellery Industry in Pforzheim we have manufactured a very special pilots watch, the


with remarkable highlights:

– Limited to only 50 pieces
– Historic, German hand wound movement
Heat blued steel hands – in-house made by ICKLER
– New oldstyle pilot’s crown
– Special engravings in buckle, case and case back

The price is EUR 980 (including VAT), EUR 823,53 (without VAT) and can be ordered on ARCHIMEDE OnlineShop.


Brandnew ARCHIMEDE Ladies Dresswatch Klassik 36 BIC in Antique Gold PVD and Stainless Steel. 36 mm ICKLER case with decorated automatic movement. The silver and black dials with gold plated numerals and hands of the Klassik 36 BIC create a high quality and elegant automatic watch for women and men. The ARCHIMEDE Klassik 36 starts at EUR 660 (including VAT), EUR 554,62 (without VAT) and can be ordered in our OnlineShop.