Romain Jerome ‘Made with parts of the Titanic’ Ala Grande, DNA of Famous Legends

As part of its – Made with parts of the Titanic – collection, timepieces inspired by and created in homage to the greatest maritime legend of the last century – The Titanic – the house of Romain Jerome presents a new interpretation of its automatic model: Ala Grande.

Romain Jerome ‘Made with parts of the Titanic’ Ala Grande, DNA of Famous Legends watch

Ala Grande presents a case with dimensions which are more generous than those of its predecessor, with a diameter of 50 mm, attaining 53 mm including the screw crown or clasps, the later being made of steel, ceramic or 5N pink gold depending on the model, and applied on a fully riveted oxidised bezel.

Romain Jerome ‘Made with parts of the Titanic’ Ala Grande, DNA of Famous Legends

The transverse cross which is an essential part of the design of the tourbillons and chronographs of the collection integrates the dial of the automatics and takes charge of the noble oxidation process *. Fashioned with 116 rivets applied by hand by the craftsmen of the house of Romain Jerome, it is inspired by the hull and the boilers of the celebrated ship.

Technical details

Movement
Concepto by Jacquet C22RJ51

Case
Steel, black ceramic
Diameter: 50 mm
Paws: Polished steel
Bezel: Stabilised oxidized steel*
Water resistance: 5 Atm

Dial
Black with coal resulting from Titanic
Hands: Steel with Superluminova, inspired by the anchor of Titanic

Functions
Hours, minutes

Strap
Crocodile full Hornback skin or black rubber
Clasp: Polished steel folding buckle

Edition
Limited edition of 2012 pieces

*The rusted steel horological creations in the – Made with parts of the Titanic – series features an oxidized steel bezel which is the result of an extraordinary blend of authentic steel from the wreck lying 3840 meters under the sea, and from the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, where the Titanic was constructed nearly a century ago. Official certificates of authenticity guarantee the origin of materials used.