Backes & Strauss Piccadilly Second Retrograde

Backes & Strauss unveils a brand new stunning Piccadilly in 18-carat white gold featuring a mechanical movement with a complex retrograde second mechanism and big date, lavished with diamonds, the finest diamonds. The retrograde second segment above the 6 position traces an arc from 0 to 30, then instantly jumps back to its starting point over a glorious fan of 6 rows of diamonds.

The big date, below position 12 is framed with diamonds, and this frame sits within a semi circle of a further 3 rows of diamonds. These rows of hand set diamonds on the dial total 135, weighing 0.48 carat.

Technical details
Size: 45 mm
Case: 18-carat White Gold. Classic white gold or set with 2 or 3 rows of diamonds
Dial: White or Black set with 135 Ideal-cut diamonds 0.48 carats, Hand-polished Roman numerals, white indexes on the seconds arc
Hands: Sword-shaped hands with superwhite luminova
Crown: One Ideal-Cut diamond « the Jewel in the Crown » – 0.12 carat
Movement: Mechanical movement with automatic winding – retrograde seconds function
Display: Hours, minutes, big date and retrograde seconds
Bracelet: Alligator leather strap (Available in different colours)
Buckle: 18-carat White Gold buckle

Diamond Totals:
– Classic: 136 Ideal-Cut diamonds, weighing 0.60 carat (without diamonds on the case)
– D2R: 250 Ideal-Cut diamonds, weighing 6.25 carats
– D3R: 376 Ideal-Cut diamonds, weighing 4.18 carats
Cut: Ideal Cut
Colour: Collection (F+)
Clarity: Clean (Flawless / V V S+)

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