Gronefeld One Hertz Hand-wound Watch - Dead-Seconds Complication

Mar 23, 2011
The competitive horological world is glad to welcome the new Gronefeld One Hertz Hand-wound watch, equipped with a rare dead-seconds complication.

Due to this mechanism, which is a tough task to accomplish, the seconds hand makes make one big step per second. The new Gronefeld watch also provides the functions of hours, minutes, power reserve and setting/winding indicator.

All the functions are presented on a brown or grey dial. It is equipped with two overlapped counters and Dauphine hands.

The display of the new Gronefeld One Hertz Hand-wound watch is hugged by a 43mm case. It is crafted from stainless steel or rose-gold.

The front part of the case is shielded by a sapphire crystal, glare-proofed on both sides. The same glass is used for the back part. The case handles the depth of up to 30 meters.

Ticking inside the model is a hand-wound G-02 movement, entirely manufactured in the brands workshops. The mechanism (35 mm x 9.4 mm) comprises 285 individual parts and is embellished with 39 jewels set in gold chatons. It operates at a frequency of 21, 600 vibrations per hour. The caliber incorporates two barrels, which ensure a 72-hour power reserve.

The new Gronefeld watch is teamed with a hand-sewn matte black, alligator leather strap. It terminates in a stainless steel or rose gold engraved tang buckle.

The stainless steel version is produced in a limited edition of 12 pieces, while the issue of the rose gold interpretation is limited to 20 pieces.

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