Jacob & Co. 's preoccupation with trapping the whole world in its sphere is a kinetic obsession with perfect final results. The new watch that floats the earth and sun in the sapphire case is the Astronomia Flawless, a timepiece having a 50mm case made from 13, 000 sapphire crystal that usually takes 37 weeks of manufacturing to come to life. Its guide book mechanism has a three-axis tourbillon with rotating replicas from the earth and sun.
Sapphire crystals are actually a fixture in the Jacob black & Co. Astronomia assortment since the launch of the initial Astronomia Tourbillon in 2014. The extreme transparency makes the activity of the three-axis gravity tourbillon clearly visible from various angles. In 2016, John & Co. increased event transparency and visibility associated with complications with Astronomia Lucidity. However , in the spirit regarding continuous improvement, the Astronomia Flawless raises the bar intended for transparency with a one-piece sky-blue crystal case that results in the illusion that the complications is effortlessly floating throughout mid-air.
To get this done look, various components are constructed with sapphire crystal instead of silver: the case and lugs, the actual dial (blue sapphire crystal) and even the buckle. All these changes added considerable intricacy to the new watch, for the reason that production of the middle portion of the case alone required eighteen separate steps, equivalent to with regards to 326 working hours, the lens case back about 297 doing work hours, the dial It will require 280 hours and the buckle takes 295 hours. Whenever we add the 288 hrs it takes to produce the curve glass, we add the particular sapphire component alone to your total of 37 months of production - excluding engraving! For this reason, only seven individually numbered pieces are going to be produced.
In-house JCAM16 manual movement in ti with orzagold and blue crystal barrel bridges, 367 components, 42 jewels, 60-hour power reserve, beating at twenty-one, 600 v/h.
Its functions are several hours and minutes and a three-axis gravity tourbillon. On the translucent dial, they unfold this way: the central axis in the watch is decorated using a 288-facet spherical yellow sky-blue with a patented differential products system, which can rotate round the dial in 20 moments and is divided into four Various other features: hour assist along with minute dial, signature round diamond, rotating every one minute, with 288 facets, magnesium alloy globe, rotating each 60 seconds, pink gold vierge and blue lacquered seas, and The three-axis gravity tourbillon frame rotates on its own axis every 60 seconds, rotates across the central axis every a little bit, and rotates around the key axis every 20 mins.