Whether you are traveling East or West, the UTC adjustments on the Laurent Ferrier has you covered. The handsome curves of the 5n red gold case, houses one of the most unique and useful complications for a watch to travel with! What’s more, the pawl fitted micro rotor and 80 hour power reserve will keep sure that your trip allows you to set it and forget it for the entire time you fly.
It is with the oscillations of this tiny rotor that the machine is automatically powered for up to 80 hours between winds. The quality of the Cotés de Geneve of Ferrier have been compared to Philip Dufour, the master himself, and with good reason from where we are standing. At the same time, Mr. Ferrier is a serious watch maker and has his watches certified by the Besançon Observatory for extreme correctness in six positions.
The champlevé black enamel world view is a single piece edition of one of the highest decorative arts in watch making. Those who know this witchcraft of ornamentation will tell you the black color is many factors of difficulty harder to get right in just a flat pool of space, intricate map topographies not-withstanding!
A personal favorite design element of ours amongst the array of automotive-inspired cues that Mr. Ferrier brings to his watch making are the white painted white gold conical hour batons. The matte finishing in contrast with the deep dial makes it an all-star in the world of dial presentation and the white gold stretched spear hour and minute hands are also likewise painted! It is a phenomena you will not witness often outside Mr. Ferrier’s atelier.
The one time Lemans racing champion, and Patek grand-complication maker, has certainly gained our attention with this supremely shaped and practically functioned unique time piece. This is most definitely one of those pieces you don’t want to experience the regret of letting it get away as you may never see it again!
Case: 41mm x 12.6mm, 5n red gold.
Dial: black enamel center WG white painted spear markers. Only 1 made in this world map limited edition!
Movement: Calibre LF230.02 automatic pawl fitted micro rotor, 44 jewels, 80 hour power reserve.
Certification: the Besançon Observatory
Strap: hand dyed Alligator
Complication: dual time zone. Date indicator at 3. Beautiful pawl fitted oscillating micro rotor driven power plant.
Includes: watch, buckle, box and papers. Appears complete and near Mint/unworn.
The MB&F HM5 Carbon Macrolon
The MB&F HM5 crafted out of Carbon Macrolon is an innovative and stylish way to keep time while driving! With the flip up vents and other 1970s style automotive flourishes, you will not have to flick your wrist to see the time as you navigate the twisties.