MeisterSinger: The Single Handed Watch
Civil poets and singers in the 15th and 16th century, The Meistersingers came together like a guild. Coming from Augsburg, Nuremberg, Strasbourg and Frankfurt. The singing competition depicted in Wagners “The Meistersingers of Nuremberg”. The person who was best able to reach a new note was crowned as Meistersinger.
With only one hour hand, MeisterSinger watches will give you a feeling of deceleration. Which is exactly what the logo above the name MeisterSinger means, a fermata, stands for. It’s an upside down fermata – it is the pause symbol in musical notation.
Founded by Manfred Brassler back in 2001, he wanted to create an alternative to wristwatches that showed time as something constantly racing along.
He drew most of his inspiration from historical single-hand clocks to make timepieces that only show their wearers what is really important and give them a general overview, instead of bothering them with the hectic passing of seconds that they don’t really need to worry about.
Nevertheless, MeisterSinger watches are easy to read because Brassler gave their dials the practical, clear readability that classical gauges and measuring instruments still have today – and which makes them unmistakably MeisterSinger