Live from Baselworld 2019: Junghans

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Junghans celebrates 100 years of Bauhaus with Max Bill designs.

First the Jughans max bill Automatic 100 year Bauhaus. Design elements are faithful to the Bauhaus school. LE 1000 pieces in SS with black Pvd at €1225 w German VAT. Shown on the left in the photo below. The new watch is 38mm and on the right is the original from 1961 which was 34mm.

Next the max bill Chronoscope 100 Years Bauhaus.

This is a Valjoux 7750 base in solid white gold at €7950. The back show the Bauhaus building which inspired max, particularly the white windows and the little red door. A design repeated in the date window.

Next from a teacher at Bauhaus: Johannes Itten – the Form A Edition 100 Years Bauhaus. The colours in the markets pick up from the colour ring created by Itten. SS 39mm at €870.

And the max bill Edition Set 2019. SS case 40mm. It comes with a Chronograph with the back engraved max bill’s Variation of the Graphical Rose no15, a series of graphical art by max. Accompanying a table clock with a mechanical movement with 8 day’s power reserve. Price for the set is €3475.

Peter Chong
Live from Basel