Icon4x4’s Dusenberg-Inspired “The Duesey” Watch

Designer Jonathan Ward's limited edition piece is now available

There’s nothing quite like The Duesey, anybody can tell with the quickest glance. There’s the black onyx dial, cut away in two places to reveal the time, told on rotating discs. This is powered by a jumping hour complication and Swiss Dubois Depraz movement inside. What might not be immediately evident is that this limited edition watch, designed by Icon4x4 founder Jonathan Ward, draws inspiration …

Icon4x4 Introduces The Duesey Watch

Designer Jonathan Ward's Dusenberg-inspired piece, limited to an edition of 50

With time told through two discs—one for hours and another for minutes—visible behind two windows, the Duesey immediately declares it’s not like the majority of other wristwatches. This automatic, Swiss-made piece is designed by Jonathan Ward, the man behind Icon4x4 and his inspiration, naturally, is an automobile first and foremost. The Dusenberg triggered much of the visual language Ward would employ but there’s nuance worth …