Friday, December 09, 2005

The "Vintage Serie"
Harry Winston Biretrograde

Made circa 2000. Self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch with date, retrograde seconds and day of the week and an 18K white gold Harry Winston deployant clasp. Two-body case, solid, polished, lobed central and mobile lugs, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. Satiné blue dial, offset petrol-blue chapter ring with radial white Arabic numerals, retrograde sectors for the days of the week at 3 and for the 30-seconds at 9, "cyclops" aperture for the date. White gold "bâton" hands. Movement Caliber 3106.BI, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" and "oeil-de-perdrix" decoration, 33 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator. The button at 2 is to adjust the days of the week. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

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