Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-One Ceramic
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-One Ceramic J003525540 a watch as the name would suggest is very much an open and skeletonized interior of the piece. Jaquet Droz is brand known for beautiful creations in the automatic line that feature mechanical animations in 3 Dimensions.
Measuring in at 41.5mm in diameter across the round of the case, not inclusive of the crown, this is of a black ceramic construction, ceramic as a material is very durable and known for its high resistance to taking on scratches as well as fading from the harsh UV rays of sunlight, as once we venture inside the case that we start to see the interest of this timepiece take shape or perhaps lose shape depending on your perspective, with the minimal and off-center dial displaying the hour and minutes on a ceramic background with rose gold hands and markers the watch is made to feel like it breathes within the surrounding openness, below the dial is another offset dial a large sub-second style made from a sapphire disc and being translucent emphasizing the openness of the design.
The aquet Droz 2663 SQ movement is also an engineering treat for the eyes aggressively skeletonized as well the movements openwork allows the life of the movement to flow through the watch from any perspective both and back, the automatic movement’s oscillating weight is done 18-carat red gold and is individually numbered as well, while the movement is an impressive visual presentation it’s no less a mechanical innovation, with 30 jewels and running at 4 Hertz or 28,800 vibrations per hour the 2663 SQ offers advancements such as an anti-magnetic silicon balance spring and a double barrel design giving the watch a 68 hour power reserve. very much a Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde in the traditional sense the skelet-one version of the classic design is a new evolution and watchmaking mastery in terms of design innovation and materials.
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