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of STOWA ( Schto-Va ). Stowa has been around a very long time and you might have seen their famous pilot flieger watches during the world war 2 era but this model dates way back to 1937. This was a time when watches were generally smaller, mechanical as a standard, and in my opinion had a bit more class and elegance.
The Antea Klassik 365 has been produced by STOWA since 1937, and at that time the “Bauhaus” design was relatively a new concept. Bauhaus style watches are generally simple, clean, elegant, and very traditional in look and size. The original design has not changed much and stays true to form as you can reference to the picture above. The design of the dials came from Weber & Baral, a german dial factory located in Pforzheim. Popular german watchmaker A. Lange Sohne actually produced the first style back in 1937 not too far from Stowa’s production ( picture below ) using the same exact dial manufacturer. In 2004 Stowa CEO Jörg Schauer re introduced the Antea line to the public, and in 2015 he updated the model a bit with designer Hartmut Esslinger which appeared a bit more fresh and modern while still utilizing the original bauhaus font.
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