Updated: Dec 14, 2019
Pynchon, The Negotium, was originally introduced in April 2019, as a debut watch, and a unique piece for focused on detail young businessmen who love dress watches. It features a so-called "business calendar" complication.
(the etymology behind the name)
The Latin word “negotium” had acquired a positive meaning, corresponding to the English word “business”.
Pynchon intended to include many complications in the watch to assist young businessmen and young entrepreneurs to find each and every detail related to time, days, date, moon date, weeks, months, and season changes.
The basic design of the watch according its designer, Qasim Eisa, who admires astronomical complications, goes back to the universe as you can find on the blue or black dial, the gleaming stars and the 3D central hand of engraved colorful earth, which indicates weeks, seasons, and months in a anticlockwise movement.
The watch shows mean (sun time), moon calendar, and a full calendar. All the information delivered is shown on the front of the watch, and indeed, it is a remarkably orderly and intelligently organized display.
The moonphase is shown in an aperture on six o'clock. The date aperture sits at three o'clock and the day aperture at nine o'clock.
Movement and complications
The Negotium is based on the caliber 706B, by Ronda. It produces mechanical and quartz watch movements with Swiss precision for famous watch brands. The Negotium features a new "business calendar" function that includes the day, date, week, season moonphase and month of the year. It is basically a complete calendar.
The movement is Quartz, inhoused in a 42mm stainless steel case with sapphire. The retail price for Negotium is GBP 259 (approximately USD 340 at time of publishing).
The Negotium is 10ATM water resistance with genuine Italian leather and is available only in Steel colors. Watch buyers will get the benefit of 3 years international warranty and can purchase additional services when they get their timepiece online on Pynchon Website Store.