A TIMELESS REBIRTH OF SPORTING ELEGANCE: OLLECH & WAJS OW 8001

Buying a watch is never easy, but buying a watch that is more superior than other watches in the ever-evolving landscape of horology is a man’s dream. Where timepieces are not just accessories but reflections of an individual’s character, Ollech & Wajs stands as a testament to timeless craftsmanship.

 Born in 1973 and reborn in 2023, they continue their legacy of pioneering integrated-bracelet sports models by introducing the OW 8001. Paying homage to the iconic OW Ref.8000, this new timepiece seamlessly combines the heritage of the past with the innovation of the present, an iconic sports model from the early ’70s and now celebrates its 50th anniversary with the introduction of the OW 8001, a stunning fusion of classic aesthetics and contemporary sophistication. 

This watch is nothing short of a collector’s dream in the world of luxury watches, emerging as a beacon of timeless elegance and innovation, a seamless fusion of heritage and modernity coupled with impeccable craftsmanship and premium-quality movements. Whether you appreciate the historical significance of the 

OW Ref.8000 or seek a sophisticated companion, this watch is a masterpiece that transcends time, a fusion of heritage and modern innovation. 

Then there is the heritage, where the OW Ref.8000 was a pioneer in integrated-bracelet sports watches, featuring a distinctive TV-dial chronograph with a mesmerising ‘Havana brown fumé’ dial features the Havana fumé finish achieved through a double-lacquering technique, creating a radial gradient effect a model that encapsulates the spirit of its predecessor while adding a modern twist. Its design is nothing short of elegance, boasting a tonneau case crafted from brushed stainless steel, exuding a brutalist charm that resonates with the rugged elegance of its predecessor. 

The seamless integration of the case with the brushed oyster-style bracelet pays homage to the original design and emphasises durability, a hallmark of their timepieces. The milled bracelet ensures added comfort and stability, finished with a sturdy milled, engraved clasp extendable up to 22 mm and a double pusher-release system for security against accidental opening. With a durable build, unlike many so-called sports watches, the OW 8001 is purpose-built for sports. 

This technical marvel, underscoring its Swiss heritage, the OW 8001 is powered by the Soprod Newton P092 Automatic movement, ensuring precision and reliability. The watch boasts COSC certification, a rarity at this price point. In conjunction with Soprod’s own Chronofiable® certification and an impressive 300 meters (30ATM) depth rating, this places the timepiece in a league of its own. The 39.5mm diameter (excluding the crown) strikes the perfect balance, featuring a bespoke automatic, date-only calendar movement with 23 jewels and a 44-hour power reserve. Independently tested for dependability and durability at the renowned Laboratoire Dubois in Switzerland, this watch is not just a symbol of sophistication but also a reliable companion for aquatic adventures.

This watch has nothing but versatile elegance and transcends the realm of modern sports watches with its harmonious coalescence of durability, utility, precision, comfort, and style. Wherever you want to showcase this watch from underwater with its 316L stainless steel case, round dial aperture, extra-thick sapphire crystal, and screw-down crown ensure superior water resistance to a black tie event, where this timepiece represents the epitome of versatile elegance, a watch of fusion of heritage and modern innovation, the OW 8001 stands as a timeless symbol of durability and sophistication, a testament to the brand’s unwavering dedication to craftsmanship and precision. 

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