A modern symbol of the Schaffhausen-based brand’s immense heritage, the Heritage Tourbillon Funky Blue model by for H. Moser & Cie. features round shapes with classic accents that recall Moser watches from the early 20th century.
Its steel case features tapered lugs and a notched crown. But behind this piece’s apparent classicism hides thoroughly irreverent aesthetics, revealed through the Heritage Tourbillon Funky Blue’s electric blue dial – the most popular Moser dial – which adds a dynamic touch to the entire design.
The traditional-style railway minute track appears in white to give a very modern contrasting result, while the sword-shaped hands are coated with SuperLumiNova®. The distinctive appliqué numerals use Globolight®, an innovative material that can assume any shape and any colour, and contains SuperLumiNova®. To further break with the traditional codes, the strap in raw leather features white stitching to add one last finishing touch to this creation.
Visible behind the skeletonised bridge of the one-minute tourbillon beats the HMC 804 automatic calibre, designed, developed and produced entirely by H. Moser & Cie. Powering this movement with a three-day power reserve, the oscillating weight transfers the energy to the barrel via a bi-directional pawl winding system which reduces the time required to fully wind the watch.
The oscillating weight is skeletonised, revealing the mechanism beneath. A marvel of ingenuity, this movement is equipped with a double flat hairspring designed and produced in-house. To simplify the after-sales service, the tourbillon is an interchangeable module, assembled and regulated separately to the movement via a simple “plug and play” system.
Model: Heritage Tourbillon Funky Blue
Reference 8804-1200, steel model, Funky Blue fumé dial, caramel kudu leather strap
Diameter: 42.0 mm, Height: 11.1 mm
See-through sapphire crystal case back
Crown adorned with an “M”
Funky Blue fumé with sunburst pattern
Numerals and hands coated with SuperLumiNova®
HMC 804 automatic Manufacture calibre
Diameter: 32.0 mm or 14 1/4 lignes
Height: 5.5 mm
Frequency: 21,600 vibrations/hour
Automatic bi-directional pawl winding system
Oscillating weight in 18-carat gold with engraved H. Moser & Cie. logo
Power reserve: minimum of 3 days
Original double hairspring
Modular one-minute flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock with skeletonised bridges
Hours and minutes
Hand-stitched caramel-coloured kudu leather
Steel pin buckle, engraved with the Moser logo