Swiss luxury watch brand RAYMOND WEIL unveils the maestro Phase de Lune Semainier, a unique complication model with seven functions: the phases of the moon, the month, the week, the day, the date, the hours and the minutes.
Seven elegant midnight blue hands that travel across the heavenly dial of this exceptional timepiece take care of the timekeeping and the calendar functions plus moon phase indication.
As heir to this great watchmaking tradition, the maestro Phase de Lune Semainier concentrates time and space within a 41mm case diameter.
On an almost lunar galvanic dial, seven blued steel batons orchestrate the whole. The four large hands indicating the hours, minutes, seconds, weeks and months revolve around the central prt of the dial with its “clou de Paris” decoration.
The three small ones indicate the date, the moon phases and the day of the week in three small counter displays (at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock respectively), like astral bodies in orbit around the sun.
To regulate the measurement, four push-pieces are very ingeniously set in the polished steel case. This correction system which needs only a simple pressure of the finger was developed by RAYMOND WEIL’s watch designers.
The center of this complex system comprises an automatic winding mechanical heart, generating a power reserve of 42 hours that can be seen beating through a sapphire crystal.
This timepiece comes fitted on a black crocodile-style leather strap with an ardillon buckle.
Model: RAYMOND WEIL maestro Phase de Lune Semainier, Ref 2859-STC-00659
Power-reserve: 42 hours
Central hours, minutes and seconds
Date counter at 3 o’clock
Moon phase counter at 6 o’clock
7 days counter at 9 o’clock
12 months and 52 weeks indicator with moon-shaped central hand
Correction by simple digital pressure on buttons incorporated in the case at 2, 4, 7 and 10 o’clock
Round – polished steel
Bezel: Polished steel
Crown: Polished steel – fluted with RW monogram
Crystal: Sapphire crystal with dual-sided antiglare treatment
Case back: Snapped, sapphire crystal
Water resistance: 5 ATM
Silver galvanic, central zone in Clou de Paris
Indexes Black transferred Roman numerals
Hours / Minutes: Steel type, blued, in the most classical watchmaking style
Counters day and date: Steel type, blued, leaf-shaped
Week and Month: Steel type, blued, with moon-shaped pointers
Black alligator-style calf leather strap, with saddle stitching and polished steel ardillon buckle