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RJ - ROMAIN JEROME ROMAIN JEROME - Titanic-DNA by Cabestan
RJ - ROMAIN JEROME ROMAIN JEROME - Titanic-DNA by Cabestan


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ROMAIN JEROME - Titanic-DNA by Cabestan

Romain Jerome and Cabestan watchmakers are proud to present Titanic-DNA by Cabestan, a limited edition consisting of six unique and inspired timepieces created in tribute to our Planet’s oceans. 
 
Titanic-DNA By Cabestan is the fruit of a collaboration between two people who are both deeply passionate about watchmaking: the encounter between designer Yvan Arpa – who, in addition to covering his timepieces with rust, gives them the invaluable distinction of containing the DNA of a legend, the legend of the Titanic – and the visionary Jean François Ruchonnet, the man behind the vertical Cabestan Tourbillon. 
 
Two creative spirits and two thoroughly avant-garde visions that joined forces to create exceptional pieces, each one inspired by and imagined thanks to an ocean, the unexplored kingdom of the sunken vessel, a masterpiece of the Belle Époque. A tribute to the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Antarctic and glacial Arctic oceans … They all gave rise to the many variations and different interpretations of the sea as a symbol incarnated in Greek mythology by Oceanus, the eldest of the Titans! These five unique pieces are now joined by a sixth creation - 41°43’ 55’’ N and 49°56’ 45’’ W – a timepiece that commemorates the site of the shipwreck, an archetypal piece to serve as a symbol of the tragedy. 
 
The case of this elegantly dimensioned timepiece is covered with a coat of rust characteristic of all the pieces in the Titanic-DNA collection. This oxidation owes its noble process to its origins.  It is derived from the extraordinary fusion between authentic steel from the shipwreck, lying 3,840 meters under the sea and steel supplied by the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, where the Titanic was built nearly a century ago. 
 
Each Titanic-DNA by Cabestan CL 001.1 RJ movement is characterised by its third wheel based on the design of the large wheels in the main transmission shaft of the Titanic’s engine. 
 
The clear cover on these timepieces reveals a movement flanked by bronze plates and copper tubes sunk into the base plate.  The nautical decorations are reminiscent of the machinery and piping used in the construction of liners from the period! 
 
Six special and unique interpretations with different characters in a variety of materials… 
 
Copper for the Indian Ocean, vermeil for the Antarctic Ocean, bronze for the Pacific, silver for the Atlantic … Charcoal gray for the glacial expanse of the Arctic Ocean and finally deep black for the 41°43’ 55’’ N and 49°56’ 45’’ W timepiece. 
 
 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 
 
Model: Winch Vertical Tourbillon  
Functions:Hours, minutes, seconds, power reserve 
Case: Made with 12 fully-machined elements  
Dimensions: 46 mm long, 36 mm wide, 15 mm thick 
Glass: 3 thermoformed glasses 
Display: By engraved rotating drums  
Movement: CL 001.1 RJ with manual winch winding  
Design: Transverse mechanism with a chain fusee and revolving vertical tourbillon integrating 4 capstans 
 
Technical layout in the movement:  
- Lower left: barrel  
- Upper left: chain-fusee and power reserve indicator – winding  with rotating hand-crank winch cleverly hidden in the  folding buckle  
- Upper right: hours and minutes display – time setting with rotating hand-crank winch   cleverly hidden in the folding buckle  
- Bottom right: vertical tourbillon indicating the seconds 
 
Power Reserve:  72 hours  
Water-resistance: 30 meters 
Strap: Embossed leather 
Clasp: Pin buckle 
Edition: Limited edition comprising 6 unique pieces 

Price:  Upon request 
Contact : Katidja Valy 
k.valy@romainjerome.ch