Pita Barcelona Molinos Orbital Classic Edition

Pita Barcelona Molinos Orbital Classic Edition

Not everyone wants to go with the crowd, some of us we can’t care less to fit in, we want to be different because we are not afraid to think outside the box. Mainstream watches won’t satisfy us, every other clueless Joe is flashing the same watch, we need to have something different! Luckily, we have independent watchmakers to satisfy our desire for high-end watches that go with our personality. One of them is the Catalan master watchmaker and AHCI Member, Aniceto Jiménez Pita, founder of Pita Barcelona. For him, being an independent watchmaker it means creative freedom and customization to a higher extent. On his website that also serves as an online boutique, you have a plethora of choices to customize a Pita Barcelona, to make it truly yours.

Pita Barcelona Molinos Orbital Classic Edition

His latest creation, the Molinos Orbital Classic Edition  (Orbital Mills) is an exceptional example of contemporary watchmaking, a timepiece without hands and without a crown, displaying the time with three giant planetary floating gears. I wanted to make sure that I got it right, so I asked Daniel Jiménez, the CEO of Pita Barcelona, how to read the time on the Molinos Orbital. The bigger gear shows the minutes, and the central smaller gear shows the hours, at a closer look you will notice that both gears have a small index to indicate the time.

Pre-orders for the Molinos Orbital will start on July 12 at for €7,750 (possibility of 12 instalments of €645.83 at 0% interest).

Pita Barcelona Molinos Orbital Classic Edition

Technical Specifications

Material Stainless Steel 904L

Gear Style Straight

Dial Indexes Black Diamond

Bottom Dial Black Night DLC

Case Round

Lugs Open Squared with round Tip

Finish Mirror Polished

Strap Lousiana Crocodile

Glass Sapphire crystal

Water resistance Pressure tested to 3 ATM

Dimensions 39mm diameter, 11mm height. Weight 71g

Calibre Pita W6.6, hand-finished mechanical self-winding movement. Featuring our premiere planetary floating gears module on the dial. Patented Pita-TSM (Time Setting Mechanism) crown-less system, replacing traditional crown and remontoire.

Winding system Bi-directional winding rotor

Jewels 25

Escapement Swiss lever

Frequency 28,800v/h, 4Hz

Power source Single mainspring barrel

Power reserve 42 hours

Precision 1s/day ± 2s

Limited edition 71 pieces

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