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This acknowledgement is key to us and provides motivation to keep along the path we follow. The most popular watch in the collection, the Sif N. The watch was noticed much more than I would have thought, since I often wear large dive watches, but the people around me noticed or at least commented more on the Islandus than most other watches that I have worn, my wife even said that it was a beautiful watch a couple of times, and she never comments on watches: Still, these are well-designed and fairly-priced watches. The company released its first watches in the year , and is still operated by the original four original founders. February 16th, 6. The new JS Watch Co.

This includes the cases, movements, and dials, all the way down to the straps. Chronopolis and ijadunundon like this. Its also a great experience in it self to got to the store and meet the master watchmaker Gilbert and the rest of the team, their stories about their watches and designes really bring their watches to life when you go there. We will only provide our customers with the best possible material, craftsmanship and ambition in order to craft the perfect watch. This particular watch, for example, features a 44 mm case made of surgical grade German stainless steel L and is powered by the Swiss ETA Valjoux Execution Top chronograph movement with custom decoration. Reykjavik may be small, but being small does not mean that we use any material that does not meet the highest standards and quality. The pros of the watch is that it is a very beautiful watch that has has an accurate top grade well decorated movement and great finish on the case and caseback, in addition to a small and personal watchmaking company, that is a pleasure to deal with. June 13th, 1.

The actual watch box is from a shiny black with a white soft material on the inside.

The weight of this watch is grams including the strap and deployment clasp. I have the privilige of owning this watch, and was the first one to get it. The case of the watch is 44 mm in diameter excluding the crown, and only While the latter is more common and easier to understand, the former adds a certain national flavor to the timepiece, making it even more unique. The movement is custom decorated and has 25 jewels, blued screws and rhodium plated finish.

Sapphire, curved, anti-reflective Case back: The jjs of the watch as you can see, is highly polished, and simply flawless to look at. June 21st, 2. Still, these are well-designed and fairly-priced watches. The watch is offered in four colors of the dial Galvanic Black, Silver, Charcoal Gray and White Brilliant, and is available isslandus rhodium plated, white or flame blued hands. It was actually just one aircraft, flown by a pilot hired just for the occasion and who stayed on the island for three weeks after arriving via ferry.


Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. Here you can see another Islandus with the JS watch stainless steel strap pictured in the store.

In fact, one of the walls at JS Watch Company, a little shop in downtown Reykjavik, is entirely covered with photos of celebrity clients — Tom Cruise, Quentin Tarantino, and Jude Law are also there, amongst others. Surprisingly, it took the watchmaking specialist a very short span of time to actually start selling the timepiece. He’ll never compete with the likes of Patek Philippe or A. The watch is water resistant to a depth of 1, meters. He’s in it to have fun, and just wants people to take a piece of Iceland back with them.

Details and conclusion One thing about the serial number on the Islandus is that is not indicating that this watch is number out of a limited production of It also has the day of week display either in Icelandic or in English.

The new JS Watch Co. The Islandus collection is one of our largest collections and one of the most sought after. Hannah Elliott And Magnus Walker. All of the watches are designed and assembled by hand, although Gilbert is the first to say that all of the parts come from suppliers in either Germany or Switzerland.

JS Watch Co. Islandus Chronograph

Results 1 to 7 of 7. Any idea what that link pattern is called? Help Forgot your password? There are various configurations available for the watch, including different strap types, different color dials, black-white or silver, with a choose between arabic or roman numerals, in addition to different hand styles and even a optional choice of flame blued hand, one hand or many. My watch has flame-blued hands and a deployment clasp. Watchuseek recommends Chrono24the largest watch marketplace on the Internet.

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Dispatches: A Visit To JS Watch Company In Reykjavik, Iceland – HODINKEE

Reykjavik as of is the official supplier to the Icelandic Coastguard. Solon Islandus was a very poor guy and had literally nothing besides his ambitions, the new timekeeper, which bears his name, is targeted at those enjoying much higher standards of living. This particular watch, for example, features a 44 mm case made of surgical grade German stainless islanndus L ispandus is powered by the Swiss ETA Valjoux Execution Top chronograph movement uslandus custom decoration.


For more, visit JS Watch Company online. This watch has moon type hour and minute hands, rhodium plated, with an extra optional flame blued seconds hand a combination that I think works very well, of course one can also get the option of having all hands flame blued According to the JS watch website, their flame blued hands are really flame blued hands and not painted or chemically treated.

Originally Posted by cajmrn. Sections of this page. The time now is Gilbert — our Master Watchmaker — was nominated as craftsman of the year here in Iceland.

These four men are actually also the wacth staff of the islandis, so that if you need to contact the company, you will islandua reach one of them. For a dress watch the Islandus is probably on the larger side, something that I view as a positive thing, but people with small wrists might also want to look at theand Frisland models from the JS Watch.

Arthur Touchot April 7, December 23, at 2: The company was established only five years ago and they still have to outsource the better part of the production cycle to third-parties located in Germany cases and Switzerland movements. Stainless steel Bezel material: Talking Watches Islanrus Gary Shteyngart. Here is an interesting picture from their Facebook page, that shows a teardown of the Islandus watch, quite a different view of the watch there: Islandus Chronograph, a self wound mechanical chronograph with a traditional column-wheel.

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Chronopolis and ijadunundon like this. This includes the cases, movements, and dials, all the way down to watcj straps. The edges of the date window are very clean, and the writing on the dial is very detailed.