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It’s a small world after all at Greubel Forsey

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If good things come in small packages then this must be truly awesome, as the package it comes in is tiny, nano in fact.

If you peer into the crown of the freshly released Art Piece 1 by Greubel Forsey you will be met with a nautical microworld in the form of a miniscule ship created by English nano sculptor Willard Wigan, who hails from Birmingham.

Wigan’s tiny works of art, which he usually displays inside the eyes of needles, can only be viewed through microscopes but this has been overcome in the Art Piece 1 thanks to a infinitesimal creation of Greubel Forsey’s own – a tiny microscope set into the case band that offers 23x magnification and, as such, a decent view of Wigan’s creation.

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This article originally appeared in the March 2013 issue of WatchPro. To read a digital version of the magazine in full online, click here.

 

 

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