Christiaan van der Klaauw Watches
Christiaan van der Klaauw seems to have done the impossible by giving us new ways to look at time. His creations are often literally out of this world. In a wristwatch, he bonds his customers to the broader universe. Does that sound gushy? Read on and look around.
Production of these watches is significantly limited, since Christian van der Klaauw makes each watch himself. Collectors who have seen his originals frequently note that they are some of the most striking and beautiful mechanical watches they have ever seen.
Christiaan van der Klaauw watches come with individual warranty direct from the manufacturer.
A note on Christiaan van der Klaauw watch prices: To purchase a Christiaan van der Klaauw original you must make a special inquiry with the manufacturer. His watches generally range in price between $17,000 and $50,000. You may request a catalogue from the company's web site or from very exclusive sellers.
Christiaan van der Klaauw Product LineSatellite du Monde (model ETA 2824-2) features Christiaan van der Klaauw's characteristically surprising use of color, dial layout and guilloch patterns. The current sun and moon positions are incorporated into the face. The case is yellow 18K gold with a sapphire top and base. The band is alligator leather with ETA 2824-2 automatic movement.
The Astrolabium 2000 watch (model KB 12824-2) features dragon hands for the sun and an eclipse indicator, a strikingly original timekeeping innovation. The case is 18K rose gold with a sapphire top and backside. The movement is the very exclusive of Christiaan van der Klaauw. Price: on request. http://www.klaauwwatches.nl/images/astrolabium_m.jpg
The Eclipse 2001 watch features the revolutions of the sun and moon with eclipse indication. The dial is guilloch with rhodinated circles in an 18K rose gold or stainless steel case, with a crocodile leather band. The movement is very exclusive. Price for this Christiaan van der Klaauw watch is about $8,500.
The Mondial watch (model KB 52824-2) features daylight indication and world time indication. The dial is a moving globe. The case is 18K ros gold or stainless steel with a crocodile leather bracelet. The Mondial watch has exclusive KB 52824-2 movement. Prices for this Christiaan van der Klaauw watch is on request.
The Planetarium 2000 watch (model KB 52824-2) features a 3D depiction of the position of the planets of the solar system and the signs of the zodiac, another stunning original. Its case is 18K ros gold and price is on request.
Other Christiaan van der Klaauw Series
Christiaan van der Klaauw is constantly creating exciting new watches.