The cheapest J.D. available with their new manufacture movement.
Simplistic and classic, the new watch is unlike most other JDs seeing as the hands at the center of the dial. The Jaquet Droz Grande Heure Minute Quantieme is available in two editions. With each one, the buyer has a choice of 39mm or 43mm case. They can also decide whether they would prefer a plain argenté dial or a blue dial finished with Geneva stripes. The dials are basically inverses of each other. One has a blue background with silver hands, the other has a white background with blued hands. To keep the dial from looking like a dinner plate, JD put a date indicator at 6 o'clock. They also beveled the opening, in a successful attempt to be not only original, but also make the dial more interesting. Underneath the dial and visible through the caseback is Jaquet Droz's latest movement, the JD1150P. It features two barrels for 68 hours of power reserve. The partially skeletonized rotor, the polished beveled angles and the Geneva stripes combine to make this a movement to be envious of. The prices are as follows:
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