Monday, June 29, 2015

VICENTERRA LUNA Volume 2 & Volume 3

On the occasion of BASELWORLD 2015, VICENTERRA reintroduced its Sale by Subscription concept for two new timepieces. The LUNA Volume 2 and Volume 3 are garnished by the earth, the sun and the moon, 3 separate yet intertwined planes.
In this new LUNA collection, the phases of the Night Star are revealed through an encased globe, quarter by quarter. The earth indicates the geographical zone of the Sun at its zenith, or simply put, where it’s noon on earth at any given time.
The magic of these two stars is complete with the rising and setting of the sun, which gives way to a magnificent starlit night. The LUNA models are powered by an automatic Seed VMF 3002 Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier movement, to which an exclusive VICENTERRA module is added.
The LUNA Volume 2 model is limited to 99 pieces. The LUNA Volume 3 comes in 3 different dial colors, black, white, and blue. The LUNA Volume 3 models are also limited to 99 pieces each.
In honour of the launch of these new models, the first 100 timepieces ordered from any version of the LUNA Volume 2 and Volume 3 collections are offered by subscription at a very attractive price.
Technical Details
Functions: Volume 2 & 3
1- Face of tri-dimensional earth lit by median sun of the earth globe, globe Ø7.50mm (1 turn in 24 hours)
2- Three dimensional Moon phases Ø 6.50mm
3- Date by counter hand
4- Day/Night at 12H, sun, stars and comet on a transparent sapphire disk
5- Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Setting components: Volume 2 & 3
Crown at 3h, setting H-M-S and date (day/night disc synchronised with hands setting)
Pusher at 4h for setting earth globe
24 independent positions GMT (to be done at 12h)
Pusher at 8h for setting moon phases
Automatic or manual rewinding (using crown at 3h)

Movement: Volume 2 & 3
Exclusive Extra module developed by VICENTERRA, 17 jewels - module plate of copper nickel zinc alloy with rhodium surface treatment, black rhodium for the LUNA Volume 3 black.
LUNA Tome 2, module plate micro-blasted, top, satin decor right, black rhodium
Chamfered bridges, blasted and rhodied
LUNA Tome 2, Chamfered bridges, blasted, top, satin decor right, rhodium
- Basic movement automatic, calibre Seed VMF 3002 Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier 28’000 vibrations per hour, 4Hz. 28 jewels
- Two barrels in series, Power reserve 42h
- Complete movement, 45 jewels
- Exclusive rotor manufacturing

Case: Volume 2 & 3
Mass engineered, material: steel 316/L
Dimensions 43.50mm (width) x 53.00mm (length) x 13.60mm (thickness)
Outside finishing, polished. Back, satin
Inside and arches sand finished
Bottom and inside visible parts, satin finished 6-12h
Stone decoration of blue aventurine
LUNA Volume 3 black,
- Inside and arches sand finished, black PVD
- Bottom and inside visible parts, satin finished 6-12hand black PVD
Crystals in sapphire with inside anti-reflective coating
Water resistance 3 ATM

Dial / Hands: Volume 2 & 3
Base brass dial, round circular satin hour and color, matt center applied hour markers, faceted shape date counter and satin circular
LUNA Volume 2, round circular satin hour and rhodium, separate date counter and satin circular, open dial
Hands hour & minute, concave shape rhodied, with white SLN
Second blocked facet polishing
Hand date, concave shape

Wristband: Volume 2 & 3
Hand-sewn alligator
Single deployment clasp

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