Jaquet Droz, The Bird Repeater

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Jaquet Droz launches an amazing Timepiece called The Bird Repeater. This timepiece is completely inline with the Brand heritage and the excellence in watchmaking.

Jaquet Droz The Bird Repeater

In The Bird Repeater, Jaquet Droz displays its art of Automata with a prestigious haute horlogerie’s most virtuoso complications: the Minute Repeater. Here a video made by the Brand displaying the beauty of such handcraft work.

Concerning the Timepiece itself here are the technical specifications:

Jaquet Droz The Bird Repeater specs

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  • Movement: Jaquet Droz RMA88, hand-winding mechanical movement, single barrel
  • Off-centered hours and minutes
  • 69 jewels
  • Power reserve: 48 hours
  • Frequency: 18,000 v.p.h.
  • Case: 18-carat red  gold 47 mm
  • Individual limited serial number engraved on the case-back
  • Dial: Hand engraved and painted mother-of-pearl
  • Black onyx center
  • Hand engraved and painted birds
  • Hands in 18-carat red gold
  • Strap: Rolled-edge hand made black alligator leather.
  • Buckle: 18-carat red gold folding clasp

Here are some awesome details from this oeuvre d’art.

Jaquet Droz The Bird Repeater details

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Jaquet Droz The Bird Repeater details 3

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And here a special picture about the Cathedral Bell details… state of art.

Jaquet Droz_REPEATER_CATHEDRAL_BELL

To learn more about it, just have a look at the official brand page:
http://jaquet-droz.com/the-bird-repeater 

 

When poetry meets watch manufacturing.
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Sebastien Eich

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