Friday, November 27, 2015

H. Moser & Cie. Endeavour Small Seconds Bryan Ferry Limited Edition

In an innovative design partnership, the iconic singer and musician Bryan Ferry and the Manufacture H. Moser & Cie. created a signature limited edition watch of 100 pieces, the Endeavour Small Seconds Bryan Ferry. This watch will be available from January 2016.

Widely regarded as the embodiment of the glamorous and romantic worlds evoked by his songs, Ferry is also lauded as an icon of sartorial and personal cool and as an accomplished designer in his own right. Having studied Fine Art under Richard Hamilton at Newcastle, Ferry is renowned for creating the legendary Roxy Music album covers and now a new legend: the H. Moser & Cie. limited edition Endeavour Small Seconds Bryan Ferry.
Drawing on inspiration from the historic models from H. Moser & Cie. , the Limited Edition references the dial details from specific H. Moser pocket watches: the dial is in a lacquered white with a matte finish  and with figures whose aesthetic clearly evoke the past, combining black and  touches of red.
This retro look is enhanced by the minute track which emphasizes the edge of the dial, as well as the traditional for m of the blued hands. This classic, timeless creation has an ultimate elegance coupled with a sobriety and it displays, every so discreetly, the name of Bryan Ferry in red at 6 o’clock, instead of the usual "Swiss Made".
Combined with a rose gold case with sculpted shapes with alternating polished and brushed surfaces, the buffed brown calfskin strap completes the Endeavour Small Seconds Bryan Ferry model.

Technical details
Endeavour Small Seconds Bryan Ferry
Reference 1321-0116, model in rose gold, white lacquered dial, leather hand-finished bracelet in brown calfskin, limited edition of 100 pieces

Case
18-carat rose gold, three-part
Diameter: 38.8 mm, Height: 9.3 mm
Sapphire crystal
See-through sapphire crystal case-back
Crown adorned with an “M”
Engraved on movement side of case with “ LIMITED 100 PCS”

Dial
White matte lacquered dial
Hands with a traditional blued finish and shape

Movement
Mechanical hand-wound in-house HMC 321 calibre
Diameter: 32.0 mm or 14 ¼ lignes
Height: 4.8 mm
Frequency: 18,000 Vib/h
27 jewels
Power reserve: minimum 3 days
Hacking seconds
Moser teeth for all wheels and pinions
Original Straumann Hairspring® with a stabilised Breguet overcoil
Interchangeable Moser escapement

Functions
Hours and minutes
Small second
Power reserve indicator on movement side

Strap
Hand-stitched, hand-finished brown calfskin leather
Solid rose gold pin buckle engraved  with the Moser logo

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