Conceived by MB&F and built by L’Epée 1839, Destination Moon is the quintessential torpedo-shaped rocket of childhood dreams.
Developed specifically for Destination Moon, the architecture of L’Epée’s eight-day movement follows the basic engineering of a real spaceship. Power in a rocket comes from its base and the power for Destination Moon comes from the oversized winding crown in its base. The control systems of a rocket are above the power source and the same holds true for Destination Moon, which has a vertical regulator underneath the time display, as well as a time-setting knob at the top of the movement. That regulator with its animated balance is protected from cosmic radiation (and curious fingers) by a small panel of virtually invisible mineral glass. Hours and minutes are displayed by large, white numerals on stainless steel disks.
And there's Neil: a smile inducing, space-suited figurine forged in solid silver and stainless steel, magnetically attached to the ladder connecting the crown to the movement. Neil imparts a childlike sense of wonder by putting Man into the Machine.
DISPLAYHour and minute indications stamped on rotating stainless steel discs
ENGINEDesigned and manufactured in-house by L’Epée 1839Multi-stage vertical architectureIncabloc shock protection system protected by mineral glassPower reserve: 8 days from single barrelBalance frequency: 18,000 bph / 2.5 Hz164 components and 17 jewelsMovement finishing: polishing, bead-blasting and satin finishingBODY / FRAMEMovement in palladium-plated brass, stainless steel and nickel-plated stainless steelFrame in satin-finished stainless steelLanding pods in palladium-plated brass with PVD coating for the blue, green and blackNeil (astronaut figurine): solid polished silver with stainless steel helmet, magneticDIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:Dimensions: 41.4 cm (height) x 23.3 cm (diameter at base)Weight: 4.0 kg
As for all RESSENCE watches the essence of TYPE 5 is its main function - the expression of Time. To achieve the best-ever readability underwater, the complete ROCS 5 - all 142 components, including the dial - is immersed in 37.5 ml of oil. Indeed the use of oil has one ultimate advantage. It cancels out what is known as Total Internal Reflection. Typically, under water, a traditional diver’s watch needs to be viewed straight on in order to be read properly - otherwise refraction turns the glass into a mirror. But not with the oil-filled TYPE 5 . The use of oil ensures complete legibility whatever the angle of view. A first for a mechanical watch.
The UR-105 TA revisits URWERK's iconic satellite indication, which has been an emblematic and instantly recognizable signature element of the brand for 18 years.The “TA” of the UR-105 TA stands for “Turbine Automatic”. That is because the movement’s automatic winding is optimally regulated by dual air turbines on full show on the back.
CaseCase inBlack coated titanium with black coated steel bezelDimensionsWidth 39.50mm x length 53mm x thickness 16.80mmCrystalSapphire crystal with anti-reflective coatingWater resistancePressure tested to 3ATM / 100’ / 30mMovementCalibreUR 5.02 Self-winding mechanical movement coupled to turbinesJewels52EscapementSwiss leverFrequency28,800v/h, 4HzPower reserve48 hoursMaterialsSatellite hours driven by bronze beryllium Geneva crossesOrbital structure in PEEK (PolyEtherEthercetone)Carrousel and three main plates in brassSurface finishesPerlage and bead-blastingChamfered and polished screw headsIndicationsDial: Hours and minutesSuper-Luminova® treatment on markers, dials, indexes and satellites
ControlsTwo-position winding crownOn the back: Winding-rate control lever
Unique edition. 33 white gold pieces
Greubel Forsey exclusively presents the first Double Balancier à Différentiel Constant.
This new mechanism redefines the limits of timekeeping. Two inclined balances optimise performance in a stable position, while a constant spherical differential provides more steady amplitude.
Aesthetically, this timepiece catches the eye with powerful three-dimensional aspects, opening wide to the heart of the mechanism. We are diving into an architectural world built on many levels, a miniature city constructed between the balances whose inclination is almost dizzying.
Hublot has always created models with a distinctive design and this holds true also for its collaboration with Ferrari, begun in 2011. Each new edition embodies the constant quest for innovation, excellence and performance which unites these two brands. The Big Bang Ferrari is no exception. Taking inspiration from the innovative volumes and iconic design of the most recent Ferrari models, Ferrari and Hublot have redesigned the contours of the Big Bang Unico model.
OUTER CASINGREFERENCE402.NX.0123.WRCASE SIZE45 mmCASETitaniumBEZELTitaniumBEZEL LUG DESCRIPTIONBlack and red composite resinINNER CASINGCRYSTALSapphire with interior/exterior anti-reflective coatingDIALSapphire, Ferrari appliqué, rhodium–platedHANDSFaceted polished, rhodium–plated, aluminum APS, microblasted, black nickelSTRAP & CLASPSTRAPBlack Alcantara – red sewing – black rubberCLASPSatin-finished TitaniumINNER WORKINGSMOVEMENTUNICO Manufacture automatic flyback chronograph with column wheelPOWER RESERVEApproximately 72 hoursWATER RESISTANCE10 ATM, i.e. approx. 100 metres