Archimede Pilot 250

Archimede Pilot 250

The Archimede Pilot 250 is a 50-piece limited edition built to celebrate 250 years of watchmaking in Pforzheim: in 1787, the Markgraf Karl Friedrich of Baden gave watchmaker Jean François Autran permission to set up a watch factory in an orphanage in the town. The Pilot 250 has a 42 mm case in brushed stainless…

Archimede Klassik 36 BIC dress watch

Archimede has presented a new dress watch, Klassik 36 BIC. Dress watches are usually a male accessory; the Klassik 36 BIC is 36 mm in diameter and so is ideal for women, or for men with smaller wrists, though in actual fact it looks fine on just about anyone, and 36 mm was the classic…

Archimede Pilot HW 42 pilot's watch

Archimede Pilot HW 42 in slim case

Archimede have introduced a new, slim pilot’s watch. The Pilot HW 42 has a hand-wound movement (Sellita SW 215), whose thickness of 3.35 mm enables a case size of just 8.6 mm. This compares to the 9.9 mm of the brand’s automatic Pilot’s 42. Display caseback The watch has a sapphire crystal caseback that reveals…

Archimede Pilot 42 HandWound Bronze

Archimede Pilot 42 HandWound Bronze

Bronze is the material of the moment. The Pilot 42 HandWound Bronze by Archimede has a case made by Ickler, a specialist company in Pforzheim. The bronze has a brushed finish, and the case has a screw-down steel caseback with mineral crystal providing a view of the movement. It is water-resistant to 5 bar (50…

Archimede Watches

Archimede

Company profile: Archimede was founded recently, though its roots date back to 1924, when Karl Ickler founded a company named simply Ickler in Pforzheim, Germany. Pforzheim’s importance as a centre for watches and jewellery runs back to much earlier, to 1767 when the Grand Duke Karl Friedrich of Baden promoted the foundation of a watch…