30 Nov '16, 4pm

via @HODINKEE

To make the model a reality, however, he needed people who could create the various specialty components he needed and, of course, a movement to power the thing. During a trip to Baselworld earlier this year, Pettis meet with the folks at Eterna and ended up sourcing the caliber 3909a, a sturdy workhorse of a time-and-date movement with a 65-hour power reserve. (The movement is part of the Eterna Caliber 39 family; HODINKEE contributor and watchmaker Aaron Berlow took a close look at its technical features in an article in 2015 .) The case of the final production watch is made in Kansas City by Burger & Brown Engineering, which typically makes high-precisions fixtures used in making silicon chips, and both the aluminum dials and brass chapter rings are made in the same workshop. The straps are also made in the U.S., by Stern Rubber in Minnesota, while the crowns are custom...

Full article: https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/bre-and-co-origami-watc...

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