URWERK Takes Flight With The Falcon Project

URWERK Takes Flight With The Falcon Project

We love the creative vision of URWERK and are delighted that a few months after launching their UR-210 ‘final edition’ model, they have put into orbit a newcomer in its UR-Satellite collection: the UR-220 ‘Falcon Project’.

With its manually wound movement and control board on its back, the new UR-220 goes back to URWERK’s earlier technologies in a case that is sleeker, more ergonomic and as stunning as ever. One exceptional feature is the return of the Oil Change indicator in a new guise.

In the UR-220, the Oil Change indicator takes the shape of a numerical counter calibrated in months, shown on two adjacent rollers. The log of the movement’s running time is started by the owner of the watch who removes a security pin and presses the pusher on the back of the UR-220. From then on, the counter displays the accumulated running time of the watch in months. When it reaches 39 months, it is time to take the watch in for a service and oil change. 

It’s more than a numerical counter making a cold tally of the months. The Oil Change indicator tells you for how long your watch has actually been working on your wrist, and reflects the energy you have fuelled it with every day. It connects you with your watch.”

Felix Baumgartner, Co-Founder, URWERK

Technical Specifications:

Calibre:Calibre UR-7.20, developed by URWERK 
Winding:Manually wound 
Escapement:Swiss lever
Frequency: 28, 800 v/h – 4 Hz 
Energy source :Single mainspring barrel 
Jewels: 59
Power reserve: 48 hours
Materials:Baseplate in ARCAP P40, 3D minutes pointer in aluminium with bronze counterweight; central spring in steel. Hours satellites in aluminium; carrousel and screws in grade 5 titanium. 
Decorative finishes: Power reserve bridge and module circular-grained in black.Power reserve subdial shot peened in black.Vertically brushed satellites with polished bevels. Carrousel and its cage finely sanded with a circular satin finish. Rhodium plated in black. Satellite cam finely sanded  with a circular satin finish. Painted SuperLuminova markers: white glowing blue for the power-reserve indicator; green glowing green for the hours and minutes; red glowing green for the 60 minutes marker and the end of the power reserve scale.Polished screws.
Indications Wandering hours on a satellite complication ( URWERK patent). 3D retrograde minutes hand. Double power-reserve indicator.Oil change indicator on two rollers on the back showing the accumulated running time of the movement in months. 
Material: Carbon CTP (Carbon Thin Ply) – 81 layers
Dimensions: Width: 43.8mm; length: 53.6mm; depth: 14.8mm 
Glass: Sapphire crystal
Caseback:Black DLC on titanium and sapphire crystal glass. 
Water resistance: Pressure tested to 30m/3 ATM 
Decorative finishes: Black DLC on shot-peened and sanded crown; Black DLC on sanded crown guard;Caseband in matt-black smooth carbon.Back: black DLC on sanded caseback; Pin: satin finished body with sanded engraving, polished hand; Tinted sapphire crystal; Polished screws.
Bracelet:Vulcarboné© cured rubber, reference “Kiska” with black DLC buckle; Velcro© fastening
Price:CHF 145,000. (Swiss francs /excl. tax)

For more information, please visit https://www.urwerk.com

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