Artya “Son of a Gun” Watch

Artya is a niche brand headed by the very independent and creative thinker Yvan Arpa (formerly of Romain Jerome, Hublot, etc.).   Artya produces one-of-a-kind watches that are very intentionaly positioned as “haute horlogerie d’Art” — basically Artya watches are as much art as they are watches.  Anyway, at the request of a collector, Artya created this “Son of a Gun” watch containing real bullets.  The bezel and inner dial are designed with crosshairs which represent as a gun sight (or a target), the inner dial showcases six 6mm Flobert bullets suspended in the dial in a “revolver” like fashion, and the rotor is enhanced with 38mm cartridges. Cool, eh?

Artya “Son of a Gun” Watch

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Flobert 6mm Antique Parlor Pistol with 10 1/2″ barrel

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  • Renaud

    How would you be able to take it on an airplane? Security would go crazy about it

  • Perpetuelle

    @20f4b91fb706fd34fce3207ee5d4efee:disqus hahahaha — excellent question Renaud!  I don’t think you could do it!  Hopefully the owner flies via private jet!

  • S.Hammer

    quite sure those are not 38mm cartridges on rotor but .38 Special …

    • Perpetuelle

      Hi @1f06cc29d7682c9705ecbe1d56509f3a:disqus — right you are — good catch!