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Sep 29

Jaquet Droz Reserve de Marche Ceramique

        Rooted in the 18th century Switzerland, Jaquet-Droz is a prestigious watch-making brand which carries on the mission of cultivating the spirit of innovation, reform and excellence initiated by its genius creator, Pierre Jaquet-Droz, a visionary spirit who lived in the Age of Enlightenment and designed astonishing mechanical masterpieces of craftsmanship that fascinated European, Indian or Japanese kings and emperors.

        Carrying on over two centuries of tradition, Jaquet-Droz will always be remembered for creating artifacts of immeasurable value of timeless refinement and elegance, this brand will forever permanence in the history of Haute Horology, as the clockmaker who proved its mastery by giving life to mechanical dolls, the automata, in order sell its watches, and which later on well be seen as true masterpieces.

        The well known Jaquet Droz Hommage Genève 1784 Collection was recently enriched by a brand new exceptional model, the Reserve de Marche Ceramique, a timepiece which combines elegance and refinement, with a sober clean design and the impeccable precision and reliability of the Jaquet Droz 4063D- a self-winding double-barrel mechanical movement, which contains a 22 karat white gold oscillating weight fitted with PVD black high-end finish touches and also, as another special feature of this model, the bridges have been adorned with Cotes-de-Genève motif.

        Measuring 44 mm in diameter, the round classy case of this model is manufactured from a highly appreciated material which retains both color and brightness- the high-end black ceramic, notorious among the watch-manufacturers for its amazing resistance and sturdiness and as well for its delightful aesthetics.

        The Reserve de Marche Ceramique features a distinguished black opaline dial, fitted with original overlapping seconds, minutes and hours counters. As a distinctive color touch which makes a beautiful contrast against the black dial, located at 9 o’clock position, there is a red power-reserve indicator; the red color is also echoed furthermore in the red second hand. An overall sporty fresh air is implied by the graphic design of this indicator which draws its inspiration on the elegant speedometers of racing sports cars. The timepiece is completed by a black natural rubber strap equipped with stainless steel folding clasp buckle, and in order to emphasize the exclusivist nature of this collection of only 88 pieces, Jaquet-Droz uses black PVD high-end finish to create the a perfect merge between technical excellence and high-end sophisticated design, all for a price tag of over $22,000.00.

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