Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Off Centered,With the Grande Seconde Off Centered Onyx 2016 Jaquet Droz will remember his art in making the dials showing a new intensely black face.
The inspiration for this new work is the faithful Grande Seconde, timepiece conceived in the eighteenth century by the founder Pierre Jaquet Droz, which in full Age of Enlightenment, just imagining two superimposed dials each other with the decentralized sector seconds at 6 o’clock flown over by a very thin needle, revolutionizes watchmaking canons of the time.
The number 8, which is born from the union of the two circles, become the lucky number for the brand of the two stars.
The craftsmen of the House had already proposed this new and elegant arrangement of time. With Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Off-Centered, in 2016 the evolution of the number 8 is proposed for the first time in a stainless steel case of 43 mm in diameter, which puts even more emphasis on the black magic.
In line with the great tradition of mineral dials so dear to Jaquet Droz, Grande Seconde Off-Centered presents an onyx disc carved and polished by hand. Its deeper black gives a great personality.
The perfectly smooth surface onyx causes the reflections from every little wrist movement give life to the dial. The play of light is even more mysterious thanks to the choice of the artisans of the Atelier to equip the Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Off-Centered indexes elegant but sober, directly inserted in the two gold rings 18K white dial of the hours and minutes and seconds
Also available with a silvered opaline dial, which is accompanied by an alligator strap, the Grande Seconde Off-Centered Onyx Jaquet Droz dresses shaped Time for a new and elegant 8.
Features Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Off-Centered
Ref. J006030270 black onyx dial
Ref. J006030240 silvered opaline dial
Diameter: 43 mm
Thickness: 12 mm
winding crown at 4 o’clock
Individual serial number engraved on the caseback
Depending on the model: black onyx, applied in 18 carat white gold ring, or dial and flange applied silvered opaline
Rhodium-plated or blued
Jaquet Droz 2663A.P
mechanical movement with automatic winding, spiral and anchor loops in silicon, double barrel, flat bridges, oscillating weight in heavy metal
Hours and decentralized minutes, great small second