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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