Jacques Droe is the first watch brand to enter the Chinese market. Of course, it has its uniqueness. As early as the 18th century, Jacques Droe has been deeply sought after by the royal family, naturally strengthening their value. As the earliest representative of the ‘Maverick’ in the watch industry, many products of Jacques Dro are also collected by the court or the royal family. Today we come to appreciate this Perpetual Calendar series J008333201 watch.
The overall appearance is more casual, but the red gold case with black crocodile leather strap can also be worn on formal occasions. The ivory white large fire enamel dial gives this watch a very elegant feel. The left scale shows the day of the week, the right scale shows the date, and the serpentine flyback pointer adds a touch of symmetry to the highlight. Directly above is the month display, and the small seconds at 6 o’clock below echoes it, thus forming up, down, left and right symmetry. Such a watch, the introduction design on the time scale more balanced the overall feeling, detailed and atmospheric.
The functions of this watch are mainly perpetual calendar and flyback. The left and right day and day displays are combined with the 12 o’clock month display to achieve the perpetual calendar. The L in the upper plate represents whether it is a leap year. The serpentine pointers on the left and right sides are both flyback pointers. The word ‘flyback’ is translated from English ‘fly back’, which is a pointer term that automatically returns to the starting point when the pointer reaches the end point. The folk also have a more vivid name ‘ Retrograde. ‘ In this way, when the end of the month and the weekend overlap, the miracle of the double needle ‘reverse jump’ can be seen at 0 midnight.
This J008333201 is equipped with a Jaquet Droz 5863 movement. This movement has a double barrel design, 22K white gold oscillating weight, and is set with 36 gems. The entire movement has a power reserve of 68 hours, which is not short in automatic winding watches, and supports perpetual calendar and flyback functions, and is waterproof to 30 meters.
Looking back at the entire watch, there is no doubt that the main group it faces is the high-end morning leisure group. The simple and elegant appearance reflects the style of a mature gentleman. As one of the most complicated functions at the time, the perpetual calendar will feature Also pushed to the top, combined with the flyback pointer makes viewing and playing very strong. Coupled with the great craftsmanship of the Great Fire Enamel dial and the 88-piece global release, this watch is a good choice whether it is for collection, viewing or normal wearing.
Watch details: jaquetdroz / 23899 /