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Pierre DeRoche GrandCliff Milady Royal Retro, fascinating mechanical timepiece

June 12, 2012 Leave a comment

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Women also love fine mechanical watches. And it is to them that Pierre DeRoche has dedicated this superb interpretation of the Calibre Royal Retro. With its display of six retrograde seconds hands, the movement is unique in its genre. These hands, on the visible movement, take over from each other for ten seconds, creating a fascinating mechanical ballet and making each minute seem like a moment of eternity.
This magnificent complication is enhanced by the finishing, which is designed by a woman for women and gives this timepiece a poetic and floral touch. The elegantly-shaped bridges are adorned with delicate motifs, highlighted by a subtle setting of jewels. The bezel, also set with jewels, adds a touch of sublimity to this harmoniously designed piece.
A watch that women will love a little, a lot, passionately, or to distraction.
Movement – Automatic, exclusive Dubois Dépraz calibre, 58 jewels. Decorated and engraved rotor. 12-pivot central bridge and 6 chamfered, engraved and diamond-set seconds bridges. Mobile retrograde hand indicator. Minute wheel with Pierre DeRoche logo. Hour hand held by a transversal pin. 6 retrograde seconds hands driven by gears; return to initial positions with strip-springs. Date window at 6 o’clock.
Functions – Hours, minutes, retrograde seconds in 6 ten-second sectors, date.
Case – 316L steel, set with 64 diamonds (1.28 cts), screw-down crown, double-sealed pushpieces, 42.5 mm.
Crystal – Anti-reflective glass and sapphire back.
Water-resistant – 100 m.
Strap – Alligator with folding clasp.
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Pierre DeRoche TNT RendezVous [Limited Edition]

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Pierre DeRoche has combined the most advanced mechanical watchmaking with subtle musical poetry in its latest creation, the RendezVous, which displays a double gong under the sapphire crystal.
Coupled with the striking-mechanism’s on/off function, this device is unique on this kind of watch and gives this exceptional timepiece its intrinsic value. When the alarm is released, the mechanism reveals its secrets: first, the fast-and-slow, then the striking mechanism’s bridge moving into action, and finally the hammers successively striking the two “Chartres” chimes (the two gongs turn more than 360° but are of different lengths).
With a few clear, limpid notes produced by the best watch craftsmen from the Joux Valley, the RendezVous will remind you of your day’s appointments.
Series limited to 201.
Movement – Automatic, exclusive Dubois-Dépraz calibre, 32 jewels, decorated and engraved circular (360°) rotor, sunray-pattern bridges.
Functions – Hours, minutes, seconds, date, day/night indicator, RendezVous function with 2-gong striking-mechanism, winding and On/Off indicators.
Case – Black PVD titanium container; bezel, horns, screw-down crown, crown guard and pushpieces all in steel, 45.5 mm. Double-sided anti-reflective sapphire crystal and sapphire back. Water-resistant to 100 m.
Strap – Alligator with folding clasp.
Other version – Limited series of 21 pieces in pink gold (18K), steel and titanium.
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