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The world’s thinnest mechanical wristwatch may have only 167 parts, compared to the 269-part tourbillons and 407-part minute repeaters his colleagues contend with, but the fact of the matter is that ultra-thin watches featuring nothing more than the hours and minutes qualify as extreme complications in their own right… More here.

It is hard to believe that a 2mm thin mechanical watch is possible, but it is. Still makes little sense to me though.

Categories: Design, Watches

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  1. It’s just a demonstration of capability. Pretty amazing!

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