Elegantly casual Ochs und Junior Perpetual Calendar

Ochs und Junior Perpetual Calendar: Enduringly Battling Complexity

Sometimes, searching for simplicity is the hardest route to take, especially when complexity arising from simplicity is the goal.

But some people like a challenge.

Ludwig Oechslin’s challenge to himself has resulted in one of the simplest perpetual calendar mechanisms in existence in the new Ochs und Junior Perpetual Calendar. And you’ll love its minimalist look, too.

The bear in the moon phase is visible on Ming Thein’s Ochs und Junior when it is full moon

Design Your Own Watch? A Collector Explains The Pros And Cons With Ochs Und Junior

I am a passionate watch enthusiast and have been for years, as well as a watch collector (as far as my budget allows).

I have experienced the joy of getting a watch precisely to my liking in a simple, reductionist philosophy with a comparatively pedestrian movement – but including a very interesting complication and aesthetic.

It makes me happy every time I strap it on or look at it. Here is my experience in designing my own watch with Ochs und Junior.

Sauterelle à Lune Perpétuelle by Andreas Strehler

The 8 Most Accurate Moon Phase Wristwatches Today

Waxing poetically about moon phases has gotten me excited to take a trip through certain “phases” of engineering excellence to discuss the most accurate moon phase complications in a wristwatch today. Here we bring you the eight most accurate moon phases fitted into a wristwatch. These are examples that far exceed the norm when it comes to engineering, precision, and finely toothed gears. Join us on this odyssey through space and time.