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Apr 27

Jaquet Droz Grande Heure Minute Onyx

       Jaquet-Droz is a prestigious watch-making powerhouse created in the 18th century by a visionary watchmaker, Pierre Jaquet-Droz, who started his journey of cultivating the spirit of innovation, reform and excellence, a life-guiding principle carried on by his heirs.

       Through the centuries, Jaquet Droz always preserved unaltered its life-guiding principles and tradition, crating countless horological items of immeasurable value of timeless refinement and elegance, highly appreciated by the watch experts and connoisseurs worldwide.

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       Recently the brand launched another superb timepiece, the outstanding Grande Heure Minute Onyx, which incorporates into the design of the elegant yet minimalist dial the marvelous material that gave the watch’s name. Bound to become a coveted collectable item, the superb timepiece beautifully intertwines onyx’s dark mysterious charm with the sleek shine of polished stainless steel case.

       The watch features a round stylish case, measuring 43 mm in diameter, which incorporates a case-back engraved with the watch’s individual serial number, and which can withstand down to 30-metres beneath the water’s surface.

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       The watch features a charming black onyx dial that catches the glance and fascinates through its precious simplicity and unmistakable Jaquet-Droz style. It is adorned with an applied rhodium-plated ring, located at 9 o’clock position. Furthermore, the watch features alpha rhodium-plated hands.

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       The superb Jaquet-Droz Grande Heure Minute Onyx accommodates 31 jewels, high precision self-winding mechanical movement –the in-hose Jaquet Droz Caliber 1169 that oscillates at a frequency of 28,800 beats per hour, conferring the advantage of a 68-hours power reserve. The movement accurately displays central hours and minutes, as well as small seconds, displayed through a counter, located at 9 o’clock.

       Especially created for a modern charismatic gentleman, keen on mechanical sophistication and distinguished design, the enchanting Jaquet Droz Grande Heure Minute Onyx watch comes matched with a stylish black alligator leather strap, with high-end hand finish. As for the price tag, although it has not been announced yet, we can only expect it to be rather exclusive ranging around $25,000.00.


 
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