New luxury watches brand, The Chinese Timekeeper

by 15 December 2010

The Chinese Timekeeper, a brand based in Hong Kong, draws inspiration from the ancient scholar Su Song's work and carries on China's fine watchmaking tradition with its unconventional timepieces. Its logo looks like a Chinese sage, with his long hair characteristically tied in a bun, pacing with his hands behind his back on the rotating gear of an ancient clock movement.

CTK timepieces share a few hallmarks: first, the robust yet elegant case measures 44 mm in diameter, a nod to Su Song's Great Driving Wheel; second, the case has four, 316L stainless steel layers which is a tribute to the Ancient Chinese Pagoda's architecture; third, the beautiful CTK buckle's design always refers to Su Song's idea of the Circles of Heavens.

CTK01 – Date Automatic Limited Edition of 38 pieces
Equipped with CTK 6300, an automatic mechanical movement with 36 hours of power reserve, the CTK'1 has hour, minute, small seconds and date functions. With "The Chinese Timekeeper" logo and serial number engraved on the dial, the case back and the dial and inner ring. Water resistant to five bar.

CTK04 – Small Second Automatic Limited Edition of 28 pieces
Equipped with the CTK 2718, an automatic mechanical movement, the CTK04 has hour, minute and small seconds at the 5 o'clock position. The stunning navy blue dial has a sunray finishing.

CTK06 – Small Second Automatic Limited Edition of 18 pieces
Equipped with the CTK 2718, an automatic mechanical movement, the CTK04 has hour, minute and small seconds at the 5 o'clock position. The brushed silver dial has a circular-patterned finishing. Beautiful details make this timepiece discreet and elegant at the same time.

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