Friday, March 6, 2015

UTINAM Météorite Watch

The Besançon based company UTINAM, which is specialised in the manufacturing of extra ordinary mechanical clocks, is unveiling a wrist watch collection at Basel world 2015. Just twelve numbered, authenticated pieces: presenting the Météorite watch series, an exceptional model designed and developed by Philippe Lebru. The fragment of a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite which has been cut, polished and machine finished to form a watch dial. The additional movement plate is manufactured in the Franche-Comté. The dial displays a big date calendar at 12 o'clock and the hours and minutes of a dual time zone at 6 o'clock. This perfect combination of the infinitely large meteorite and the infinitely small watch mechanism forms a metaphor for relativity. Météorite heralds the production of a new range of self-winding mechanical watches.
Technical details
Stainless steel
39 mm in diameter
Water-resistant to 30 metres

In meteorite iron- origin: the Kuiper belt.
Three types of structure available: Gibeon, Capeyork, Campo del cielo

Big date at 12 o'clock
Hours and minutes of dual time zone at 6 o'clock

Black alligator skin
Steel folding clasp

Self-winding TT651 calibre

Numbered, limited edition from 1/8 to 8/8

€ 14,700

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