Friday, April 20, 2007

Romain Jérome Titanic DNA

Movement: Mouvement La Joux Perret 8235. Number of jewels: 24 rubies. Power reserve: > 42 hours. Frequency: 28’800 vibration/hour. Case: Non stabilized rusted steel. Diameter 46 mm. Horn insert: Blackened satin-finished steel. Flank: Blackened satin-finished steel. Paws: Black satin-finished ceramic with titanium screws. Can be set with brilliant or trapeze-cut diamonds. Dial: Black with recovered coal from the wreckage. Small second at 9h reminds of Titanic steam counters. Steel hands: Inspired both by Poseidon’s trident as well as Titanic’s anchor. Bezel: Non stabilized rusted steel. Back case: Hand engraved medallion by Kees Engelbart. Water-resistance: 5 Atm. Strap: Rubber or Crocodile Hornback skin. Buckle: Satin-finished steel ardillon buckle. Limited edition: 2’012 pieces (2012 being year of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic).