Wearing a luxury watch is definitely a fashion statement. Although it’s most basic purpose is to tell time, it’s clearly a status symbol as well. The new Grande Seconde Dual Time Watch by Jaquet Droz is a beautiful piece of jewelry.
The figure eight has long been a symbol of both infinity and balance. Likewise, the figure eight is also a big part of the culture at Jaquet Droz and apparent in the new Grande Seconde Dual Time watch. The luxury watch features two off-center dials. They slightly overlap to cleverly make a figure eight.
The new watch from Jaquet Droz was designed with a new movement. The movement was developed with a an upper dial that displays the local time. The lower seconds dial is found at the six o clock position and is off-centered. In addition, it has both an hours and minutes dial that provides the reference time.
The aesthetic of each luxury watch from Jaquet Droz has always been a key ingredient to their success. As a result, they have mastered bringing technical excellence and convenience together seamlessly. Therefore, the Grande Seconde Dual Time watch has been fitted with a silicon escapement. Hence he watch is unaffected by magnetic fields.
Many luxury watches available today are very cluttered. I feel this fact takes away from it’s basic function. Hence, I really like the sleek and sophisticated look of this luxury timepiece. The clean lines of the watch design are impressive and give it a rich look and feel.
In addition, the luxury watch brand added a clever date function. It comes with a red-tipped hand. Therefore, the result is it enhances the recessed lower subdial. This technique is a common characteristic of Jaquet Droz. The ultimate goal is improved readability.
The watch’s classic dial display features complementary, but contrasting indexes. As you can see from the photo, the upper counter uses Roman numerals. Find Arabic numerals on the lower counter.
You can choose from three different versions of the Grande Seconde Dual Time watch. They all come in a 43mm diameter size case.
1) Ivory Grand Feu enameled dial with a red gold case
2) Onyx dial with a stainless steel case
3) Silvery opaline dial with a stainless steel case
The Jaquet Droz luxury timepiece has a 65-hour power reserve for incredible dependability. Lastly, it’s complimented by a classic black leather strap.
Consider buying this watch for yourself. It would make a really nice addition to your fine watch collection. By the way, with the holidays coming up, consider giving one as a gift. Give a terrific luxury gift to that special man in your life.
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