Let me start by saying that the limited edition watches from Mr. Jones always sell out quickly. So, if you like this unusual timepiece, I suggest you jump on it now, since it’s limited to 100 pieces only.
Both Mens/Unisex and and Ladies styles:
Wants vs Needs comes in two sizes: a smaller ladies-specific case as well as this larger unisex size. This watch is produced in an edition of 100 pieces, with each watch individually numbered on the case back.
Unisex Watch Box by artist Camilla Meijer
The Unisex or Mens watch comes in a MJW presentation box, with specially commissioned design by artist and illustrator Camilla Meijer:
Women’s Watch Box by artist Fanny Shorter
And the women’s watch comes in a MJW presentation box, with specially commissioned design by artist and illustrator Fanny Shorter:
The hands on this watch are in the form of two circles, one circle is labelled “what I want” and the other “what I need”. As the circles move to mark the time, they form a Venn diagram.
The shifting relationship that the diagram depicts between “wants” and “needs” is a way for us to think about the changing nature of our own desires and their fulfilment.
The watch is a tool for questioning ourselves – how does the diagram reflect the relationship between our own wants and needs at any given time?
Case: 316L stainless steel
Mechanism: Ronda 513 quartz movement
Strap: Black leather with red stitching
Width (3 o’clock to 9 o’clock): 37mm
Height (from lug to lug): 46mm
Guarantee: 12 months
Smallest strap diameter:150mm
Largest strap diameter: 205mm