Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW Côtes de Genève

The Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde is immediately identifiable by its two off-centered dials that describe a figure eight with great purity of line. A uniquely incomparable timepiece since its inception, it is regularly reinterpreted by the brand’s artisans.

In 2008, Jaquet Droz launched the Grande Seconde SW, a sporty reworking of this iconic model that has only become more successful over the years. A new version will enhance the line in 2014, complete with alligator leather straps and new Côtes de Genève decoration to give the Grande Seconde SW an ever greater aura of luxury.

The famous Côtes de Genève ornamental pattern typical of Swiss watchmaking has been used on the dials of a new model in anthracite gray. A series of regular lines, the pattern highlights the watch’s features and gives it unprecedented depth.

The traditional rubber and metal strap of the Grande Seconde SW has also been replaced by the fine luster of an alligator leather strap in a colour to match the dial.  Jaquet Droz will unveil the several other variations of this watchmaking icon at Baselworld 2014.

Technical details
Model: GRANDE SECONDE SW COTES DE GENEVE
Reference: J029030245

Movement
Jaquet Droz 2663A-S, self-winding mechanical movement with ruthenium treatment, double barrel, 18-carat white gold oscillating weight
Indications: Off-centered hours and minutes, large seconds subdial
Jewelling: 30 jewels
Power reserve: 68 hours
Frequency: 28,800 v.p.h

Case
Stainless steel, crown with rubber cast, 45 mm diameter
Height 11.93 mm
Individual series number engraved on the case-back
Water resistance: 5 bar (50 meters)

Dial
Anthracite gray Côtes de Genève
Index and figures 5, 6 and 7 in BGW9 Super-LumiNova
Applied 18-carat white gold ring and plates
Hands: Hours, minutes and seconds with rhodium treatment, BGW9 Super-LumiNova tips

Strap
Rolled-edge hand-made anthracite gray alligator leather strap with tone on tone stitches
Buckle: Stainless steel folding clasp

Other Models
Reference J029030244
Grey Côtes de Genève Dial
Index and figures 5, 6 and 7 in Super-LumiNova GL Black NL
Applied 18-carat white gold ring and plates
Hands: Hours, minutes and seconds with rhodium treatment, BGW9 Super-LumiNova tips
Strap: Rolled-edge hand-made grey alligator leather strap with tone on tone stitches
Buckle: Stainless steel folding clasp

Reference J029030243
Blue Côtes de Genève dial
Index and figures 5, 6 and 7 in BG W9 Super-LumiNova
Applied 18-carat white gold ring and plates
Hands: Hours, minutes and seconds with rhodium treatment, BGW9 Super-LumiNova tips
Strap: Rolled-edge hand-made blue alligator leather strap with tone on tone stitches
Buckle: Stainless steel folding clasp

Reference J029020243
Dark grey Côtes de Genève dial
Index in BG W9 Super-LumiNova
Applied 18-carat white gold ring and plates
Hands: Hours, minutes and seconds with rhodium treatment, BG W9 Super-LumiNova tips
Strap: Rolled-edge hand-made dark grey alligator leather strap with tone on tone stitches
Buckle: Stainless steel folding clasp

Reference J029020242
Grey Côtes de Genève dial
Index in Super-Luminova GL Black NL
Applied 18-carat white gold ring and plates
Hands: Hours, minutes and seconds with rhodium treatment, BG W9 Super-LumiNova tips
Strap: Rolled-edge hand-made grey alligator leather strap with tone on tone stitches
Buckle: Stainless steel folding clasp

Reference J029020241
Blue Côtes de Genève dial
Index in BG W9 Super-LumiNova
Applied 18-carat white gold ring and plates
Hands: Hours, minutes and seconds with rhodium treatment, BG W9 Super-LumiNova tips
Strap: Rolled-edge hand-made blue alligator leather strap with tone on tone stitches
Buckle: Stainless steel folding clasp

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