Monday, October 10, 2005

Piaget Rectangle a l'Ancienne XL

Large size, 18k pink gold, alligator strap, power reserve indicator at 6 o’clock, retrograde seconds at 12 o’clock, black dial, Roman numerals. Automatic movement Piaget 561P. “Unique Piece” engraving on the case back. Case: 18K pink gold, two-body, curved, sapphire crystal, back secured by eight screws. Dimensions: 32 x 41 mm. Thickness: 10 mm. Bracelet: reptile leather, 18K pink gold buckle. Dial: Black, gilt radial Roman numerals, striped guilloché central field, applied gold retrograde seconds sector at 12, power reserve sector and date aperture at 6. Pink gold “Dauphine” hands. Movement: Calibre 560P, rhodium plated “fausses-côtes” decoration, 26 jewels, 40-hour power reserve, straight line lever escapement, Glucydur balance, self-compensating balance spring, 21,600 VPH