Jochen Benzinger Regulator Silver

Hand guilloched dial with skeletonized movement
• Watch diameter (mm): 42.0
• Watch height (mm): 10.7
• Lug width (mm): 22
• Lug to lug (mm): 51
• Case back: Transparent
• Case metal: Stainless steel
• Dial color: Skeleton
• Front crystal: Sapphire
• Movement: Manual mechanical
• Manufacturer's limited warranty: 2 years
• Strap or bracelet: Strap
• Warranty service: Jochen Benzinger

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Jochen Benzinger Regulator Silver
Jochen Benzinger Regulator Silver

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Jochen Benzinger Regulator Silver
Jochen Benzinger Regulator Silver
Jochen Benzinger Regulator Silver
Jochen Benzinger Regulator Silver
Product Details

This Benzinger creation can be summed up in one word - stunning.  When you see the Jochen Benzinger Regulator Silver in person, you'll just stare.  The design, fit, finish and decoration are without peer.  And his use of circling rings to show off the dial is off the charts.

It's easy to forget when viewing a watch like this -- the little things.  For example, take a minute to enlarge the photograph above showing the front of the watch, and you'll notice a dial plate with a sunray style of guilloche.

Jochen creates this dial by hand using an engine turned rose engine (an antique machine no longer in production).  Each cut is individual, back and forth and one slip can ruin the dial. 

Next, take a look at the back, and you'll see skeletonization like no other.  The gold colors are rich, the patterns elaborate and the movement really takes on the level of art not unlike a famous painting.

To own a Jochen Benzinger watch is not only an honor, it's a rarity as his production is so low.

Hand-Made Features

With this watch Jochen proves again why his old world craftsmanship skills are among the elite in his profession. Everything is done by hand, using original engraving and engine turning machines, many of which are antiques. You can learn more about how Jochen Benzinger creates watches by clicking here. You'll also see the very machines and workshop where he works.

This watch is manually winding with a power reserve of 46 hours, and features a sub seconds hand at 6. Sapphire crystals on both sides. The presentation box is elaborate, and naturally features engraved plates describing and naming the watch.

This watch ships with a black Benzinger calf leather strap and deployant buckle.

How Can I Purchase This Watch?

This watch is available by special order as it is hand made.

If you would like to own this watch, please follow the link below to learn about the reservations process.  Watches will be delivered in the exact order in which we receive your reservation.

To make a reservation and to learn more about delivery estimates please click here.

The Rose Engine

The rose engine is a type of geometric lathe, many of which date back more than 100 years.

Operated entirely by hand, each cut must be precisely made or the entire watch component is ruined and must be started again.

There are very few craftsmen in the world who are trained as experts in the operations of rose engines, engine turning and hand guilloche, and these techniques are employed in all Jochen Benzinger watches.

Rose Engine

The Graver

This hand tool is the same as employed by the 16th century German painter and engraver Albrecht Durer.

Jochen Benzinger uses these graver tools to cut and decorate movement parts.

Watch Graver

Skeleton Saw

A skeleton saw (or "fine fretsaw") is usually associated with work done by master goldsmiths, but Jochen Benzinger use this tool to create the skeletonizing of the bridges.

Watch Skeletonizating

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