Romain Jerome Steampunk Chrono

On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic, RJ-Romain Jerome once again celebrates this incredible human achievement by enriching its collection with a unique retro-futuristic timepiece: the Steampunk Chrono. The provocative and surprising aesthetic appeal and devastating personality of this chronograph embody an authentic industrial revolution.

Housed in a 50mm-diameter case, the Steampunk Chrono is devoid of any dial. This enables observers to appreciate in full the rigorous lines and sturdy build of a mechanism that commands respect. Composed over more than 300 parts and secured by 4 screw-down pistons symbolising the brand’s famous “X” motif, this mechanical self-winding movement specially developed for RJ-Romain Jerome has a 42-hour power reserve.

The Steampunk Chrono displays an impressive capacity to integrate and optimise the signature codes of the Titanic-DNA collection. Witness the bezel in oxidised and stabilised steel stemming from the extraordinary fusion between the metal of the legendary wreck lying 3,840 metres below the sea, and that provided by the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast where the Titanic was built a century ago. This bezel is held firmly in place by four steel, black PVD-coated or red gold “paws”.

The XII Roman numeral maintains its raw appeal and appears in different colours according to the model. Faithfully reflecting the Titanic-DNA style, the minutes and seconds counters at 3 and 9 o’clock echo the aesthetic of ships’ manometers and thereby pay tribute to an engine room-inspired, Steampunk style. Thanks to an innovative mechanism, a mobile propeller driven by the oscillating weight enlivens the dial at 6 o’clock, recalling the majestic propellers of the Titanic itself. These powerful artistic codes are reproduced on the upper bridge that is satin-brushed or circular-grained according to the model. The hands also pay homage to the anchor of the gigantic ocean liner.
Model: Steampunk Metal Chrono ( Ref RJ.T.CH.SP.001.01)


Movement
Caliber: RJ001-CS
Mechanical self winding movement – Chronograph – RJ oscillating weight
Frequency: 28,800 A/h
Jewelling: 39 jewels
Power reserve: 42h
Water resistance: 30 meters

Function
Central hours and minutes, small seconds at 9 o’clock
Chronograph: 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock

Case
Ø50mm « Steampunk » style engraving
Polished steel paws

Bezel

Stabilized Titanic rusted steel (The oxidised steel of the bezel is the result of an extraordinary blend of authentic steel from the wreck, lying 3,840 meters below the water, and that supplied by the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, where the Titanic was built a century ago)

Dial & hands
Dial integrated into the movement
Beadblasted & satin-brushed rhodium coloured bridge with 4 steel pistons and beadblasted rhodiumed bearings
Rhodiumed Roman numeral XII, “raw” finishing
Rhodiumed & sandblasted mobile propeller at 6 o’clock which recalls the ship’s propellers
Hands: Black & satin-brushed hours and minutes hands inspired by Titanic’s anchor

Strap
Black rubber
Buckle: Steel

Edition
Limited edition of 2,012 pieces

Model: Steampunk Black Chrono (Ref RJ.T.CH.SP.002.01)

Movement
Caliber: RJ001-CS
Mechanical self winding movement – Chronograph – RJ oscillating weight
Frequency: 28,800 A/h
Jewelling: 39 jewels
Power reserve: 42h
Water resistance: 30 meters

Function
Central hours and minutes, small seconds at 9 o’clock
Chronograph: 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock

Case
Ø50mm « Steampunk » style engraving
Beadblasted black PVD paws

Bezel

Stabilized Titanic rusted steel (The oxidised steel of the bezel is the result of an extraordinary blend of authentic steel from the wreck, lying 3,840 meters below the water, and that supplied by the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, where the Titanic was built a century ago.)

Dial & Hands
Dial integrated into the movement
Beadblasted & circular-grained ruthenium coloured bridge with 4 steel pistons and beadblasted ruthenium bearings
Ruthenium coloured Roman numeral XII, “raw” finishing
Black & sandblasted mobile propeller at 6 o’clock which recalls the ship’s propellers
Hands: Black & satin-brushed hours and minutes hands inspired by Titanic’s anchor

Strap
Black rubber
Buckle: Black PVD

Edition
Limited edition of 2,012 pieces

Model: Steampunk Red Chrono Ref RJ.T.CH.SP.003.01

Movement
Caliber : RJ001-CS
Mechanical self winding movement – Chronograph – RJ oscillating weight
Frequency: 28,800 A/h
Jewelling: 39 jewels
Power reserve: 42h
Water resistance: 30 meters

Function
Central hours and minutes, small seconds at 9 o’clock
Chronograph: 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock

Case
Ø50mm « Steampunk » style engraving
Polished red gold paws

Bezel

Stabilized Titanic rusted steel (The oxidised steel of the bezel is the result of an extraordinary blend of authentic steel from the wreck, lying 3,840 meters below the water, and that supplied by the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, where the Titanic was built a century ago.)

Dial & hands
Dial integrated into the movement
Beadblasted & circular-grained ruthenium coloured bridge with 4 steel pistons and beadblasted red gold couloured bearings
Red gold coloured Roman numeral XII, “raw” finishing
Red gold & sandblasted mobile propeller at 6 o’clock which recalls the ship’s propellers
Hands: Red gold coloured & satin-brushed hours and minutes hands inspired by Titanic’s anchor

Strap
Black rubber
Buckle: Black PVD and red gold

Edition
Limited edition of 2,012 pieces

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