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Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon

Marina Milojević | 08.31.18 | 02:28 AM

Jaquet Droz extends its Grande Seconde Moon Collection, introduced last year. The Swiss watchmaker unveils four new variants of its Grande Seconde Moon, a model incorporating the astronomical moon phase complication. Just like any other Grande Seconde model, it features the brand’s signature figure 8 dial with a moon phase and date nestled inside the small seconds counter at 6 o’clock. A set of practical indications – hour, minute, seconds, and date – is here united with the utterly romantic poetry of the 22-carat gold moon phase.

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon

Jaquet Droz’s Grande Seconde Moon Collection now welcomes a 43 mm white gold model with Grand Feu enamel dial, and a 39 mm steel model with opaline dial – both featuring a blued steel Moon disc adorned with 18-carat white god star appliques. In addition, there is a new 43 mm red gold model with black Grand Feu enamel dial and a black onyx disc, and a 39 mm diamond-set steel model with an aventurine dial and disc. The diamond set model with moon phase is a first for the Grande Seconde collection.

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon

The newcomers to the Grande Seconde Moon range are equipped with Mechanism 135, an in-house movement featuring a high precision 135-tooth wheel inside a Jaquet Droz 2660QL3 caliber. Unlike traditional 59-tooth movement that accumulates an error of one day every two years and eight months, the new movement needs to be adjusted every 122 years, allowing for much greater level of precision. This 30-jewel movement beats at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, and provides around 68 hours of power reserve. The movement can be admired through the sapphire case-back, which is also engraved with individual serial number of each watch.

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon is water resistant to 30 meters and mounted on a Rolled-edge hand-made alligator strap with folding clasp.

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon

Grande Seconde Moon Silver
J007510240 – stainless steel and opaline dial

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon

Grande Seconde Moon Ivory Enamel
J00753200 – white gold and Grand Feu enamel dial
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon

Grande Seconde Moon Black Enamel
J007533201 – red gold with Grand Feu enamel dial
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon

Grande Seconde Moon Avenurine
J007510270 – Stainless steel case set with 172 diamonds (1.16 carats), aventurine dial

More information available at jaquetdroz.com.

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