If you’re not the type to be content with checking your smartphone and prefer to have something more tangible and eye-catching, a clock is a must but, truth be told, we’re willing to wage you won’t have seen a clock quite like this breathtaking Adatte Design Nixie Time Zone Clock V2. Aesthetically superior in almost every conceivable way, this glorious looking piece of horology has been created to display the time in five different time zones sequentially.
The Adatte Design Nixie Time Clock V2 is a unique kinetic table clock that will take you on an adventure around the world. The time is displayed using genuine Nixie tubes which were crafted by hand back in the 1960s. These gas filled tubes have a lifespan of more than 20 years in standard operation and have become almost impossible to find today. Given the unique nature of the clock, you won’t be surprised to hear its eye-watering price tag of some €9k.
High Quality Swiss Craftsmanship
Limited to just 100 pieces, this majestic looking clock was invented and designed in Lausanne, Switzerland, and this points to the considerable quality that it possesses. This table clock is entirely Swiss Made by the same workshops that manufacture components for the best Swiss watch brands and this level of quality is something that helps to justify the pretty lofty price tag.
The Adatte Design Nixie Time Clock V2 (€9k) is crafted from the highest quality components and machining technology from top to bottom. Practically every element of this impressive looking clock is processed more than just once, in the same machine, to obtain a truly unparalleled level of detail that will make this limited edition timepiece a real talking point for anyone lucky enough to get their hands on one.
Many of the design components of this stunning clock are finished by hand such as the brushed and polished finishings and the orange enameled engravings. Most of the components have been treated in PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) in three colours : namely, light grey, dark grey and blue. PVD is a high-end coating used for luxury watch components, medical tools and aerospace technology.
A Matter of Materials
As you would expect from an item with such a hefty price tag, the quality of materials used for this Adatte Design Nixie Time Clock V2 are second to none. The body, which is milled from a solid aluminium cylinder, is anodised in a unique bronze grey colour that Adatte Design specially formulated just for this exemplary looking clock.
Limited to just 100 pieces, we’re sure that this Adatte Design Nixie Time Clock V2 won’t be around on the shelves for long, even with its wallet decimating price tag of €9k so move quickly if you want this to be the time instrument of choice in your home for decades to come. It’s not cheap but it’s undoubtedly and unequivocally impressive.