Xezo - Architect 2001 BA Tank

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Architect 2001 BA Tank

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Model: Architect 2001 BA. Copyrighted Design by Xezo. Limited edition of 516 pieces. At the dawn of the third millennium, in the year 2001, Xezo embarked on the daunting task of creating a timepiece accurately reflecting Time itself. The idea came from observations of ancient classical architecture in general, and in particular the ruins of Erechtheum Temple (on the Acropolis in Greece) finished by 405 B.C. Its unique plan features three facades at different levels, and is famous for complex, exquisite details; most notably the loveliest Ionic capitals Greece ever produced. This timepiece mirrors the temple’s classical beauty in many crucial ways. Each of the reverse columns on both sides of the hand-crafted case signifies one of the shrine’s façades. And the nine rectangular see-troughs--found on the top and bottom of the timepiece--resemble the moldings of the temple’s porch supported by ethereal sculpted figures. The curved tank case is topped with double-curved scratch proof sapphire crystal glass and is water-resistant to 165 ft (5 ATM). The master case is machined from a single block of surgical grade 316L stainless steel and houses the accurate, Swiss-made ETA 2000-1 mechanical, automatic-winding movement--fitted with a stop second device, and shock absorber. The ETA 2000-1 automatic movement has 20 jewels and 40 hours power reserve and it is considered a top grade "mechanical specialty" movement due to its size and intricate extra flat construction.

The production of each Xezo watch is limited to 500 pieces or less. Each Xezo watch is a handcrafted collectible item and an exceptional gift for a watch collector—one day destined to become a vintage heirloom.
Model Name Architect 2001 BA Tank
UPC 854480004214
Movement Swiss-made ETA 2000-1 self-winding automatic, 20 jewels, stop second device, regulator system ETACHRON, shock-absorber device, 40 hours power reserve
Functions Hour, minute, center second, date calendar
Features 50M/165FT water-resistant. Solid 316L stainless steel
Case Rectangular, curved (35X48 mm). 316L stainless steel. Mirror polished. Hand-crafted, curved case features nine rectangular see-troughs on the top and bottom and reverse columns on both sides.
Case Length 48 mm
Case Width 35 mm
Case Height 8 mm
Crystal Double curved scratchproof sapphire crystal glass
Dial Black guilloche with raised silver rim around inner dial. Raised silver roman and arabic numerals. Luminescent dots on inner dial. Luminescent hour, minute hands
Bracelet Genuine crocodile leather. 316L stainless steel folding clasp
Bracelet Length 9 inches (23 cm).
Bracelet Width 20 mm
Weight 60grams
Packaging Gift box, manual, 1-year Manufacturer's warranty card
Warranty Every Xezo timepiece is guaranteed against all defects in workmanship and parts for a period of one year from date of sale. Additional 2-year and 4-year warranty coverage plans can be purchased separately from Xezo.

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