Sunday, October 28, 2007

The "Vintage Serie"
Daniel Roth Metropolitan

Ref. 857 ST. Made circa 2000. Double-ellipse-shaped and curved, two-time zone, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman’s wristwatch with a stainless steel Daniel Roth deployant clasp. Two-body case, polished, case back with 4 screws, stepped bezel, co-axial push button in the crown to adjust the different time zones, sapphire crystal. Dial: "Guilloché" gray with luminous Arabic numerals, apertures at 12 and 6 for major cities in different time zones, apertures for am/pm indication. White "flèche" hands. Movement: Caliber DR 700/21, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Dim. 38 x 41 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

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Monday, October 22, 2007

Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpagraph chronograph

MOVEMENT: Mechanical, Parmigiani Fleurier 334 calibre, automatic rewind and completely manufactured. Solid gold for the gold Kalpagraph version. The bridge is chamfered by hand in the ‘Côtes de Genève’ decor. Alt/h 28,800. Diameter: 13 ¼ ‘’’/ 30.00 mm. Height: 6.80 mm. 68 rubies. Running time: 55 hours. FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, seconds, central chronograph, chronograph function with hour and minute timer, large date aperture. DIAL: silver or lack for the steel and gold version, silver or slate for the palladium version. CASE: 18 carat, pink gold, palladium 950 or steel. Push buttons rounded for the steel version with larger on-off push button. Watch push buttons oblong for the gold and palladium versions. BRACELET: Hermès Alligator, colour Havanna or black with tongue buckle for the gold or palladium version and Hermès calfskin or rubber for the steel version.


Sunday, October 21, 2007

DeLaCour Bitourbillon

Calibre DC297. Flying bi-tourbillon driven by a differential to maintain a constant force. The differential allows the equalization of the function of the two tourbillons and improves the precision.Indication of the hour and second time zone with instantaneous change. Indication of the moon phase with a mechanism that shows a shooting star passing furtively every 6 minutes in front of the moon phase. Power reserve 50 hours. Creation: Pierre Koukjian.


Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Alain Silberstein Tourbillon Wild Safari

Movement with a (flying) tourbillon (produced by STT). Hand winding movement (ASC 1.3). Autonomy: 90 hours. Frequency: 4 hz (28,800 a/h). 2 barrels. 25 jewels. Titanium case with bronze PVD finish, gained with alligator skin. Watch dial made in cloisonné laqué. Date dial made in mother-of-pearl. Transparent back. Antiglare sapphire crystal. Water resistant to 3 bar.


Monday, October 15, 2007

Jean-Mairet & Gillman MonoPusher Chrono

43mm hand polished, crystal back in white gold. Limited edition. Mechanical JMG 2006MP/5000 manual Column wheel mono-pusher chronograph 42 hours power reserve. 30 min counter at 3’ and 60 seconds counter at 9’. Hours, minutes, seconds, column wheel mono-pusher chronograph. DIAL in silver opalin with black painted JMG numbers.