Sunday, May 14, 2006

Kari Voutilainen Masterpiece 7

Decimal minute repeater movement, striking hour, 10 minute and minute intervals via two hammers acting on two gongs. Stainless steel, variable inertia balance wheel with 18-carat gold internal weights and adjustment screws and Breguet-Phillips hairspring. Ruby endstones for the escapement wheel. 33 jewels. Hand made, 18-carat rose gold hands. 39 hours of power reserve. 39.50mm diameter 18-carat white gold case with teardrop lugs, hinged case back, hand made 18-carat white gold buckle. Hand made, 18-carat white gold crown. 18-carat gold, engine turned dial, finished in white eggshell with applied numerals. Hand sewn, blue crocodile strap. Case back engraved with theme from the ‘7 Daughters of Atlas’ inside of the cover is engraved ‘Voutilainen’. Second time zone at 12 o’clock with 18-carat yellow and white gold, engraved, sun and moon dials; seconds at 6 o’clock. Sapphire glass front and back.