Arnold and Son True Moon Watch - Real Astronomical Achievement

Mar 23, 2010
The moon, an enchanting satellite of our planet, has always been a source of ceaseless inspiration for scholars, scientists, poets, lovers and even watchmakers! The major specialists in the field of horology have provided a successful presentation of this intriguing celestial body on the various watch dials.

The watch manufacture Arnold & Son is proud to unveil its new mysterious True Moon watch. This model is a highly realistic replication of our grand cosmic clock, which has already been reproduced on the dials of other timekeeping objects, including the innovative True North watch introduced in 2004.

Similar to its illustrious predecessors, the moon-inspired timepiece embodies the brands spirit of discovery, which appeared in the 18th century search for longitude. Since then, it has embraced the exploration and navigation both on land and in the air.

The next stage for Arnold & Son was, surely, conquering the space, which was achieved by creating a timekeeping companion, equipped with a revolutionary perpetual calendar and equation of time mechanisms.

The novel True Moon watch is animated by a self-winding movement - calibre A1788, which keeps accurate track of the true waxing and waning faces of the nocturnal celestial body. It has been attained according to the exact synodal period, which lasts 29 days, 12 hours and 44 minutes.

The entire mechanism is housed in a 46 mm case, sculptured in stainless steel. It is fitted with a crown, located at 3 oclock.

The timepiece shows off a fascinating dial, embellished with a wavy guilloche motif. The display features a midnight blue central zone with transferred yellow stars and 19 diamond stars. The date aperture is located at 3 oclock. The dial is protected by a cambered sapphire crystal.

The Arnold & Son True Moon watch is a black crocodile leather strap. The watch is capable of withstanding water pressures down to 50 meters.

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