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Meistersinger reverses time on limited edition for Arabian market

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Arabs read their language right to left so why not tell the time that way too, German watchmaker Meistersinger asked itself when planning a limited edition specially for Dubai Watch Week.

That watch, named the Circularis Reverse, has the Meistersinger signature dial with only an hour hand telling the time.

But, for a limited edition of only 25 pieces, that hour hand and the layout of the dial have been reversed.

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The watch was made specifically for Meistersinger’s partner in the UAE, Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, which sold every one of the 25 watches before they even landed at Dubai Watch Week, which kicked-off yesterday.

Circularis is one of Meistersinger’s most premium families, and the Reverse retailed for €4,490.

Meistersinger used a modified MSA01 movement for the watch, and says that making it run anti-clockwise was far more complex than it first imagined and required 11 new components to be incorporated.

The result is not a new, but a thoroughly redesigned movement in which the date is also switched the other way around.

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