Launched in 2017, the Grande Seconde Moon allowed Jaquet Droz to consolidate a moon stage sign and a pointer date to its unmistakable 8-molded dial without adjusting its particular equilibrium. It likewise made a striking feeling of profundity to this generally smooth watch. The brand currently reveals a 88-piece restricted version with a stone dial. Utilizing minerals to make and improve dials is a lot of a Jaquet Droz custom. Meet the new Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon Swiss Serpentinite.
For this new version, the brand honors its Helvetic beginnings and has chosen serpentinite, a dull shaded, layered looking stone (comparable in surface to snake’s skin, subsequently its name) removed from the inclines of the most famous of every single Swiss mountain, the Matterhorn (otherwise called the Cervin in French) – a 4,478m mountain on the boundary among Switzerland and Italy.
Cut from crude stone, each dial is normally extraordinary. The mark dial format is featured by differentiating white gold appliques outlining every zone of the showcase. The moon circle is formed out of serpentinite as well and enlivened with a white gold moon and stars with delightful reasonable relief.
This restricted release is introduced in an exemplary 43mm Grande Seconde steel case. The spotless, tightened drags give incredible wrist comfort in spite of the fairly enormous distance across. The sharp crown demonstrates useful and easy to work and is embellished with the ‘star’ logo of the brand. As consistently with the brand, the emphasis is obviously on the dial and the case stays as smooth as possible.
Turning the Grande Seconde Moon Swiss Serpentinite over, the individual restricted release number is engraved on the show caseback – which is additionally seen on the dial, with the commonplace “Numerus Clausus” text. The sapphire caseback offers an unhampered view on the programmed development JD 2660QL3. In light of a similar type as the other Grande Seconde watches, the development includes a twin-barrel development bragging 68 hours power hold and a controller with a silicon balance spring and bed horns.
Operating at 4Hz, it shows topsy turvy hours and minutes in the upper piece of the dial, enormous seconds in addition to the date and the moon stages in its lower part. The moon stage sign is super exact, wandering from galactic reality by only one day in 122 years. The development is pleasantly gotten done with Geneva stripes transmitting from the equilibrium haggle sandblasted openworked rotor.
The Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon Swiss Serpentinite is accessible on a moved edge dark croc lash got with a steel collapsing clasp. It is delivered as a restricted version for the Swiss market. Cost is set at CHF 18,800. More subtleties on www.jaquet-droz.com .