14 Questions About C9 Harrison Jumping Hour Watch


1. What is the price?
At the time of writing this post it was available for $1585.00 from Christopher Ward USA website.

2. What is meant by a Jumping hour?

Basically, it means that there is no traditional hour hand. This watch has only one minute hand and the hour is indicated by a digitally jumping disc. So, the minute hands indicate minutes in analogue fashion while the digital disc indicate hours.

3. What is the purpose of a jumping hour disc?

This is to reduce the confusion from by reducing the number of hands to one. This improves the legibility of the watch.

4. Is the jumping hour used by other watches?

Yes, it has been used by other most expensive brands. It is rare and only big brands such Cartier, Baume & Mercier, A. Lange and & Sohne etc.

5. What is the price of other jumping hour models?

Other big brands jumping hour watches are anything between $4000 to $12000. As compared to them Chris Ward’s is a lot cheaper.

6. What kind of movement is used in the C9 Jumping hour watch?

Christopher Ward uses Swiss ETA 2824-2 automatic JJ001 module.

7. Is the C9 Jumping hour accurate?

The jumping hour movement is a very complicated movement and most watch fans have complained about the earlier models of inaccurate time keeping. CW have brilliantly overcome this problem and no customers have so far received any complaint of inaccuracy.

8. Who designed the tim-peice?
It was designed by the popular German watchmaker known as Johannes Janhke. Mr Janhke was able to develop the complicated movement with his high craftsmanship and knowledge of watch engineering.

9. Is it a limited edition?

CW produced only 200 pieces of the watch. So, it is a limited edition.

10. What type is the strap?
The strap is Louisiana alligator strap matched with the sliver dial.

11.What is the width of the case?

The case is 43mm wide and made of steel.

12. Is the case brushed?

Yes, it is brushed with rounded and polished bezel.

13. Is the look modern or classic?

It is a mixture of both modern and classic looks.

14. What do customers think of the price?

Most customers think it to be fair, very few described it killing.

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