For the Only Watch 2011 auction, Jaquet Droz Watch Company has announced the release of a new unique creation, the Petite Heure Minute Watch, which will be launched with the occasion of the Monaco Yacht Show in September 22, where the project will hold its extraordinary charity auction. At the auction, more than 40 fantastic watches donated by renowned watchmakers will be welcomed.
Jaquet Droz supports this project for a noble cause of helping children who suffer from Duchenne Muscular Distrophy. The new Petite Heure Minute Watch is created especially for the charity event and will be donated at the show. This exclusive model is a masterpiece in terms of design and catches the glance by the appealing dial which is distinguished by the decorative art of an elegance and style to envy.
Petite Heure Minute employs a rose gold case of 43mm in diameter, whose delicate lines embraces an attractive dial and is harmoniously matched with an elegant brown leather strap. The fine and delicate lines of the case and bezel, the nice winding crown placed at 3 o’clock, the elegant and harmonious dial and the brown strap, all offer the timepiece a touch of exclusiveness and beauty according to Jaquet Droz manufacture’s philosophy.
The eye-catching dial of the fantastic Petite Heure Minute Watch is protected by the case and shows off a beautiful landscape in miniature drawn on a charming ‘Grand Feu’ enamel. This exclusive model boasts an ivory enamel dial decorated entirely by hand by a master artisan who had to work for a week to finish this fascinating interpretation. Besides, the display accommodates an off-centered sub-dial painted with Roman numerals which are crossed by hour and minute hands performed in an elegant shape. Moreover, the dial is protected by an anti-glare sapphire crystal coating to provide the ultimate resistance.
To animate the functions of this exclusive creation, the experts within the company have equipped the model with a reliable and accurate automatic movement which generates 68 hours power reserve, therefore the precise functionality is guaranteed. The mechanism features a 22K white gold oscillating weight embellished with a sun ray finish and presents the company’s private signature.
This particular Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Watch embraces the wrist with a classy and cozy leather strap which completes all design-related features of the model. In addition, the case is carefully crafted to handle water down to 30-meter.
Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Gallery