Jaquet Droz Releases Its Iconic Grande Seconde Watch in Stainless Steel

Oct 05, 2011

Stainless Steel has taken over the Grande Seconde!

With its striking aesthetics and sleek avant-garde design, the Grande Seconde has been celebrating the magic of time since the 18th century. This iconic model of Jaquet Droz, is unanimously recognized as one of the most astonishing timepieces in watch making history.

Today, the Grande Seconde is innovating once again: it is made of steel, a material suggesting strength, nobility, and simplicity. On each of the three versions of the Grande Seconde Quantieme, the date is indicated by a hand positioned discreetly at six o’clock. Its elegantly tapered shape complements the distinctive look of the Roman and Arabic numerals, as well as the equilibrium of the graphic design, which has not changed in three hundred years. True connoisseurs of Haute Horlogerie will instantly recognize these historic circular shapes, reinterpreted here with only one objective in mind: to express the spirit of modernity.

The Grande Seconde Quantieme will be making its debut in October.

Technical Specifications

Movement: Jaquet Droz 2660Q2, self-winding mechanical movement, double barrel, heavy metal oscillating weight.

Indications: Off-centered hours and minutes, large seconds subdial. Pointer-type date display at 6 o’clock.

Jewelling: 30 Jewels

Power Reserve: 68 Hours

Frequency: 28,000 v.p.h.

Case: Stainless steel, diameter of 43mm. Individual serial number engraved on the case-back.

Water Resistance: 30 Meters

Dial: All-black technical dial, all-black technical dial and indications with a fine-brushed finish, or silvery white opaline dial wand applied ring.

Hands: Hours, minutes, seconds, and dates with black gold finish, rhodium treatment, or blued steel. Date with red varnished tip.

Strap: Rolled-edge hand made black alligator leather strap.

Buckle: Stainless steel folding clasp.

King Jewelers is proud to be an authorized retailer for Jaquet Droz Watches in Miami, Fl and Nashville, TN. For more information regarding Jaquet Droz, please visit www.jaquet-droz.com. For more information regarding pricing and availability of Jaquet Droz watches, please visit www.kings1912.com or email us at info@kings1912.com.

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