The name of this entirely skeletonised automatic movement is no less than one would expect from the enfant terrible of the watchmaking world, Yvan Arpa. This iconoclastic watchmaker is known for his edgy humour and deliberate provocation.
Here, the spine-chilling Sun of a Gun combines ‘glasnost’, represented by a transparent case worked in a mysterious translucent composite material made up of ‘carbon nanotubes’, with the real-life Russian roulette that followed. The Russian roulette here is represented by two genuine Flobert 6 mm bullets, live but rendered harmless within their transparent casing.
For genuine mavericks only.
Edition limited to 9 pieces
Source: Europa Star September 2015 Magazine Issue