A Journey Of Time Appreciation Of Jacques Dro’s Large Seconds Hand And Two Places Watches
Grande Seconde Dual Time follows the rhythm of history and the journey of Pierre Jaquet-Droz in the 18th century, with new mechanisms and elegance The second time zone shows the magical charm of time in both places.
In 2016, Jacques Dro first applied the two-place concept to one of his signature watches: the Grande Seconde series. This classic model is equipped with two eccentric dials that are slightly intersected with the shape of the number 8 to represent the infinite possibilities of time. ‘8’ is a lucky number for Jacques Dro, symbolizing balance and perfection.
For this purpose, the brand has developed a new movement that displays the local time on the upper dial. At the same time, based on the eccentric second dial at 6 o’clock, a second hour and minute display is added to display the reference time. The elegant and slim second hand is not eclipsed, and it rotates once every minute … The master craftsmen adhere to the brand’s aesthetic philosophy and present a classic and exquisite layout design. The upper dial uses Roman numerals and the lower dial uses Arabic numerals.
In addition, the watch also adds a complicated function, that is, the date display: the date is displayed by red pin-point hands, using Jacques Dro’s unique and exquisite shape, looks clear and pleasing in the streamlined dial space. This design is also for the sake of improving clarity during reading. The Grande Seconde Dual Time is equipped with a silicon balance spring, which has excellent precision timing performance and is immune to magnetic interference.
Summary: The Grande Seconde Dual Time is accurate and reliable. It is an ideal timepiece for a dream journey. There are three 43 mm diameter models to choose from: large ivory enamel with red gold case, silver Ivory dial and onyx dial with stainless steel case. The two-hour large seconds hand has a power reserve of about 65 hours. It is not only a modern classic, it is dedicated to people who know how to taste time and seize the opportunities no matter where they are.
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