Andersen Geneve Grande Jour et Nuit, Edition 2000

Introduced in 2000, five years after the creation of the first Jour et Nuit created by Svend Andersen, this models is a larger version of this very original model with its unique dial. The hour and minute displays are separate. At the end of each revolution around the minute sub-dial, the hour jumps ahead on one of the two arcs of the circle. These show the hours of the day and night and are indicated by hands decorated with the sun and moon respectively.

This edition of Jour et Nuit line is equipped with a mechanical hand wound movement based on F. Piguet P15 pocket watch calibre. Crafted in 18 carat gold, this timepiece comes in limited series of 10 pieces a year.

Technical details
Movement
Hand-wound, built on an F. Piguet P15 pocket watch calibre
Ultra-thin, 20 rubies, Côtes de Genève, 40-hour power reserve

Function
Jumping hours on 24-hour cycle, minutes

Case
750 (18K) gold, Empire style, 42 mm in diameter

Dial
Engine-turned by hand with 750 (18K) gold decorations
Cambered sapphire crystal, flat sapphire back
Exterior arc (6 – 18), interior arc (18 – 6)
Blued steel hands decorated with 750 (18K) sun and moon

Strap   
Leather with gold buckle

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