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Wolf Designs 456302 Viceroy Collection Module 2.7 Triple Watch Winder with Cover and Storage


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  • Backlit LCD display screen powers on when control knobs or chrome plate is touched; will stay illuminated for 10 seconds
  • Rotation options: incrementally from 300-1200 turns per day. The LCD screen provides a countdown of remaining rotations in daily cycle.
  • Watch cuff has been designed to accommodate larger, heavier watches and will "lock" into the winder drum for a secure fit
  • Turns clockwise, counter-clockwise, or bi-directionally with the option to run the unit on 33V adapter (included) or D-Cell batteries
  • Storage for up to five additional watches and a removable travel case for accessories and one watch storage
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Product Specifications

Watch Information
Brand, Seller, or Collection Name Wolf Designs
Model number 456302
Part Number 456302
Model Year 2012
Item Shape Rectangle
Special features LockingWatch Winder
Item weight 13.2 Pounds

Product Description

The Wolf Designs Module 2.7 Triple Watch Winder with Cover, Storage and Travel Case should accompany the collection of any self-proclaimed watch connoisseur. It boasts a backlit LCD display screen that powers on when the control knobs or chrome plate are touched. It rotates incrementally from 300 to 1,200 turns per day and displays a countdown reminder on the screen. This winder has been designed to accommodate larger watches, which will lock into the winder drum for a secure fit. It has the ability to turn clockwise, counter-clockwise or bi-directionally and can be powered via D-cell batteries or a 33-volt adapter. This model also comes with storage for up to five additional watches and a removable travel case.

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Wolf Family Timeline


Our story, the ‘Wolf Story,’ is something we take great pride in sharing. Not just because the business bears our family name, but also because this is our family. This is what the Wolf family has done for five generations.

BEGINNINGS ON FAIRY TALE ROAD

The Wolf Designs legacy begins like the Deutsche Marchensrasse (Fairytale Road) in Hanau, Germany in 1834. It was in Hanau that Philip Wolf I, a silversmith by trade, began to produce leather-covered presentation cases for his silver products. His rationale was clear: it is only logical to protect one’s investment in fine silver by storing and safeguarding it in a fine quality case. Presentation and storage cases for jewelry were not unique, however, covering the case in rich leather was something that Philip I would be credited with inventing. The process of cutting and stitching leather panels together was a laborious task. The leather was fastened onto the frame and inspected with care to ensure that every piece met Philip’s high standards.

INCREASING VALUE

In 1836, Philip was selling more presentation and jewelry boxes than silver so he moved away from making silver and concentrated on honing his skills making leather boxes. His business continued to grow as many local silver and goldsmiths discovered that their products held greater value when offered in a case made by Philip Wolf.

Philip Wolf II was born in 1869. He would come to take over the family business, but only after years of apprenticeship. By 1905, the Wolf family had immigrated to Malmö, Sweden. Visiting the region on holiday, Philip II met a beautiful woman. He decided he liked the country and chose to stay.

SEEING IT THROUGH

If there were anyone who could personify the steadfast determination of the Wolf family, it would be a woman named Ida Wilhemina. Born of Swedish descent in 1889, she married Philip II in 1910. Ida was known for her extraordinary resourcefulness, courage, and drive to see her family and the family business persevere, even though difficult circumstances. In 1926, Philip Wolf II fell ill with a lung ailment, leaving him unable to work and support his family. Ida Wilhemina Wolf was faced with the prospect of watching the family business, and their sole means of support, dwindle away. She could not let this happen. After successfully taking over the management of the Wolf business, she also took on sales. Ida understood that Wolf Designs needed its customers and customers needed Wolf Designs, so she set off on the road. Though her means of transportation were vastly different from that of today’s sales representatives, the job she performed was not much different. Her primary methods of travel were horse-drawn cart and railroad car, stopping in each city, town, and village to sell Wolf Designs jewel cases. To conserve money she would stay in train stations, renting a blanket for 0.50 krona per night, and occasionally accept an invitation into the home of a customer.

THE FAMILY’S BUSINESS

During this time, Mrs. Wolf looked to her sons Philip III and Ernst. They were both in their early teens when they began working full-time for the company. Though this was not unusual for young men of this time, it was unique that they were immediately placed in roles of significant responsibility. Mrs. Wolf would be gone for up to three months at a time, carrying one suitcase for personal items and another for sample products. Once each week she would mail her purchase orders to the factory, where production manager Gerda Ridell would stand at the door awaiting their delivery.

FROM ‘SLOW AND STEADY’ TO ‘FAST FLOW’

The reins were passed to Philip III in 1936, during a global depression. Due to the cautious nature of the Wolf family and Sweden’s neutrality during the war, the Company was able to export significant amounts of product and enjoy a stable home market throughout the Depression and World War II. Throughout his tenure, Philip III was determined to establish Wolf Designs as a benchmark for professionalism and sound business practices. He promptly introduced ‘fast-flow’ production methods, which dramatically improved manufacturing efficiency.

GROWING UP AND OUT

At the same time, Wolf Designs implemented new distribution and sales programs that were managed directly by the company. This also proved successful and resulted in phenomenal growth. In 1939, Philip III purchased a five-story building in the center of Malmö to handle the rapidly expanding operations. This building housed all aspects of the business: manufacturing, sales, distribution, administration, and 200 highly dedicated employees. The company remained in this building for more than twenty years, until the early 1960s. At that time, they moved to a new 80,000 square foot building, designed and built just for Wolf Designs to hold modern offices and a labor force expanding to more than 350 employees. This facility produced items for retailers and customers throughout Europe.

A FAMILY WITH VISION, A COMPANY WITH HEART

Beyond Philip III’s business acumen, Wolf Designs became known as a company with a great social conscience, with programs to assist the company’s employees, community, and environment. Philip III frequently loaned money to staff members to help them buy houses. He knew that a comfortable and stable workforce would also be more loyal and productive. Philip III cared deeply about the environment. What started as a casual interest shortly blossomed into his lifelong dedication. By 1947, he had built the family business to such a stable position that he could venture to South America to volunteer his time, intellect, and energy to preserving the environment. He also gave speeches throughout Sweden to lobby the government against soil erosion, while still continuing to develop his family business. Philip IV was given the edict to go to the UK and establish the business there. His brother Richard, a professional ballet dancer, stayed in Sweden with his father to run the parent company.

FROM A SUITCASE TO SELFRIDGE’S

In 1961, Philip IV arrived in London armed only with a suitcase and samples. He immediately began visiting and selling to companies like Ronson and Timex. At the time, Ronson was the largest cigarette lighter manufacturer in the world. They had planned a launch for a new women’s lighter, and a Wolf Designs case would be the launch vehicle. The jewelry case business also flourished with clients like Harrods and Selfridge’s stores in London. The Company even had its own ‘store-within-a-store’ at Selfridge’s, staffed by Wolf Designs’ employees and with a large area devoted to its products. Customers marveled at the finely crafted leather-covered boxes. Once Philip IV had established Wolf Designs throughout the UK, the family decided to move there. In the spring of 1964, they moved into an office on highly fashionable Old Bond Street in London.

WOLF DESIGNS TAKES OFF!

In 1968 the Company decided to set up a production facility in the UK. Philip IV selected a site in South Wales, well known for its factory buildings and the availability of its labor. The factory opened in the spring of 1968 and was an immediate success. Products were sold all over the UK as well as in some international markets. Often, Philip IV had to travel to the factory, which was 250 miles from the sales office in London. This caused problems and put a lot of pressure on him. Fortunately, Philip obtained his pilot’s license and began to commute by air. Soon, clients were willing to join him, and many visits were made from the UK to the Swedish factory, as well as to France, Holland and other countries.

THE TRADITION CONTINUES

Under the wing of Philip IV, Wolf Designs continued to fly high. The winds were right for change and with the 1980s came a period of significant adjustment and transition. In May of 1980, while sitting at the kitchen table in the Wolf home in South London, Ida Wilhemina passed away from a heart attack. Her funeral was held in Malmö and attended by hundreds. In 1988, Simon Philip Wolf V left the UK at his father’s direction to open a US subsidiary in Chicago. He would labour for close to a decade to build the Wolf Designs brand in the North American market, finally succeeding in the mid-1990s when annual growth began to exceed seventy percent. In the midst of these significant corporate changes and the accompanying growth of Wolf Designs, Philip III followed Ida and passed away in 1992. If Ida was the heart of Wolf Designs through the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Philip III was the soul. He is fondly remembered for evolving Wolf Designs into a business that runs like a Swiss watch, while still caring for the environment and the people that are part of it.

Philip IV and Simon Philip V, staying true to the company philosophy, built the North American division ‘one brick at a time’, meeting personally with leading retailers in markets all over North America and establishing relationships that will stand the test of time. In 2001, Wolf Designs US celebrated the achievement of a fantastic milestone; this was the first year in which the Company sold over one million leather-covered cases in North America. While this number is great, and our family is proud to have achieved this success, what matters most to all of us in the Wolf family are the incredible people we have had the good fortune to share our passion with, and will continue to for another 175 years.

All the best,

Philip IV

  • ASIN: B002S0NM4G
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 17.7 x 9 inches; 13.2 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 19.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
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  • Item model number: 456302
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It quiet and very easy to use.
beccyd
It looks like very fine furniture and is very well constructed.
Mark
Really great product, does everything it needs to do.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By HIRISC on August 7, 2013
I just received this, so I can't speak to longevity.

What I can speak to is the way that this winder came to me. Triple boxed with extra cardboard so our friends at UPS didn't spoil the day. Opened the snazzy black factory box and the winder is in basically a big 'Wolf' emblazoned cloth 'sock'. I could tell immediately that people who actually cared about their product built and packaged this. In fact, the packaging of the watch winder was far superior to the Rolex I just received. Sad but true.

The winder is beautifully crafted, the attention to detail excellent, and it's very easy to setup. Took 10 minutes to get three watches rotating.

It's dead silent, and the bonus space for 5 'sport' watches and some other jewelry is great.

I like it so much, I'm buying another one (well) in advance of my next three 'automatics'. :-)

FYI - if you need to determine how many and in what direction your particular automatic watch prefers, check out [...]
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By beccyd on January 4, 2012
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Def would recommend this product. It quiet and very easy to use. The product is stylish and a must have for a man that wants an amazing watch winder.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Almerick on November 21, 2013
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Packaging and product finish was excellent. The leather was of good quality and so was the silk used as lining. The manual was detailed enough to setup up the winder and use immediately. Overall it is a great product and at a good discounted price. I have two issues with it however:
1) The left most winder would not turn and was blinking red. Even without the insert and a watch, it would not turn. I had to manually try to turn it to get it started. It was quite odd and alarming but considering the product has a 2 year warranty, I wasn't too worried.
2) The compartment for the travel case has a bookmark-like thing to help you remove the case. However the end is not sealed and it looks like it will fray.
These were enough for me to deduct 1 star out of an otherwise great product. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a winder with storage for more watches.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A. ma on September 5, 2013
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Since you have spent a lot more money on your self-winding watches, perhaps a relatively expensive watch winder is easier to justify. This watch winder is beautiful, very quiet, and function as advertised. It is bigger than it looks in the picture so please check the dimensions. One thing I don't like is the lock. It is more like an "advisory" lock rather than a "mandatory" lock since it doesn't really function well. I much prefer a simpler design to open and close the thing.

The remaining question is whether it will last. I guess I will see to that.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By William Felton on August 13, 2013
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Needs lot's of counter space and an extra key. Works well as promised. It is well made and easy to use.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jim M on June 12, 2013
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If you’re going to own an expensive perpetual winding watch, you need to make peace with the cost of maintaining it. Failing to keep your watch properly wound can be a nuisance, particularly if you own one or more date set models.

I found this to be an exceptional winder. It’s quiet, reliable, and attractive. This made in USA device is crafted with all the options one would desire in a quality winder, including adjustable, bi-directional winding features. Don’t waste your money on cheap off-shore models, you definitely get what you pay for with winders and you’ll be sorry you didn’t spend the extra money.

Keep an eye on the sales and you can score one of these models for considerably less than MSRP retail.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mark on January 3, 2013
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This is the only winder I will ever need to buy. It is built like a tank, it has all the features you would ever need to keep your high-end automatic watch wound and ready to go.
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