The watch factory ARCTOS Philipp Weber, Pforzheim was founded in 1923, already in the 30s on an extensive production of watches with high quality works of watches from Switzerland, as well as with the legendary land factory Cal 58 Urofa from Glashütte. These watches are now in demand at auctions, timelessly beautiful and fully Wristwatches, Pocket Watches and Chronographs.
At the beginning of the 2nd World War changed the production according to available, including on-board clocks for the JU87. Watch movements of time fuse, special dials and clocks for military use in Northern Africa.
1945, the production in Pforzheim destroyed, it began to rebuild. In the’50s were arctos watch again the market leader. An extensive range of the buyer was available, new developments such as Horometer world time clock. A watch segment was also the production of accurate, robust watches for the German Army and NATO. These watches are still not ausgemuster, senior officers will receive today a ARCTOS watch.
Today is the fascinating technique of mechanical watches in demand again. ARCTOS has made arctos watches and to the purposes and in continuing the watch manufacture ARCTOS. Watches with the best auto works whose reliability is second to none, in a watch case of outstanding quality. The result of the NATO field ARCTOS watch. The watch for the highest of special units and special commands, as well as for the sophisticated connoisseur watches.
ARCTOS is the first German watch company, the automatic watch from high-tech ceramics (zirconia ZrO2) and titanium manufacturing. This high-quality material will find its use in the GPW Series.