Saturday, April 07, 2007

Paul Picot Atelier 1100 Skeleton

Self-winding movement, exclusive PP1100 calibre, based on 2892-A2. C.O.S.C chronometer certified. “Regulator” display of hours and minutes. Date display by a counter at 9 o’clock. Seconds sub-dial at 6 o’clock. Power reserve indicator at 3 o’clock. 30 rubies – 28,800 oscillations per hour. Bottom plate and pallet-cock skeletonized, decorated with hand-drawn lines on the flanks, “ Côtes de Genève” pattern diamond-polished bars, paper snailing, mirror-polished flat-head screws, with bevelled slot- Oscillating weight in 18 ct gold and steel. Complication module with technical skeleton finish, hand finished (polished and bevelled bars with d?cor of drawn lines, bevelled and circular-grained wheels, bevelled and polished steel wheels, mirror-polished flat-head screws with bevelled slot, lever and rack bevelled, polished and decorated with drawn lines; module plate burnished by ionic bombardment in a vacuum; bars and moving parts rhodium-plated. Pierced dial, silver-plated background, 12 brown Arabic numerals on the steel version – 4N rose gold on the 18 carat gold version. Paul Picot polished nickel hands. Case in 18 carat fine rose gold or high grade steel, hand-fluted circumference, screwed crown guard, welded horns; back hand-fluted, screw-fitted. Water-resistant to 50 meters. Hand-stitched Louisiana strap - steel folding buckle.