If there’s one watch that stands the test of the time, it’s the Max Bill Chronoscope by German brand Junghans. Originally designed by the master of the Bauhaus movement, Max Bill, it was an immensely popular watch back in the 1960s and now, it’s being re-released.
A chronoscope (aka chronometer/chronograph) watch is a specific type of watch that’s been tested and certified to meet particular precision standard – and knowing how precise Germans are, the Max Bill Chronoscope is more an instrument of time than a simple watch. The Max Bill watch is a classic with a modern interpretation – it’s embodies a timeless quality that’s difficult to find at an affordable price. It’s an understated timepiece with a contemporary feel.
For those into watch specifics, the Max Bill watch has automatic mechanical movement with a display for date, stainless steel case and calfskin strap. It comes in four different styles, is waterproof and has luminous hands and appliques. All versions of the Max Bill watch come in a 40mm case and the case is also incredibly thin.
Four styles of the Max Bill Chronoscope by Junghans:
Review: A classic timepiece that wears like a contemporary.
Price: Compared many other classic timepieces, the Junghans Max Bill Chronoscope is priced at an affordable USD 1534.