Max Bill was born in December 1908 in Zurich Switzerland. In 1933 after completing his studies in Bauhaus design, he built his own house and studio. After the war, Max had a key role in rebuilding Germany under the Marshall Plan. In the 1950s Junghans was very interested in working with Max. He and his students created clocks and watches with clean lines, simple geometry, and unique typefaces.
To celebrate 100 years of Bauhaus design, the brand has released this striking 2019 Junghans Max Bill Automatic 100 Jahre Bauhaus. Limited to 1000 pieces ours is number 295. This 38mm Max Bill bears his name. Its Stainless steel case is anthracite PVD-coated with angular lugs and a slim profile that fits under a cuff effortlessly. A thin bezel holds the domed sapphire crystal above a silver dial. Fine line indexes and lume pips every quarter of the hour. At 3 o’clock a framed date window with white on red numerals. Elegant red pencil hands and a tapered center seconds hands are perfectly proportioned. Its Bauhaus Design is the “Power of Simplicity”. On the exhibition screwed-in case back we have the iconic Bauhaus building, its windows show the movement through them and the striking red door completes the picture. Etched around the edge we have the number out of 1000. Inside an Automatic Junghans Cal. J800.1, 25 jewels, 28,800 Beats per hour. Based on the reliable workhorse ETA 2824-2 movement. The watch comes fitted on a 20mm grey leather strap with a signed anthracite PVD-coated buckle and comes with its Junghans presentation box and papers.
Points of Mention
This watch is sold with its original Junghans box and paperwork. The watch comes paired on its original Junghans strap with its original signed buckle. The watch is from Circa. 2019 and is sold in worn but very fair condition as you can see, worn a handful of times at most. The watch comes with our 12-Months NON-Waterproof Warranty.