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"Signs of the Times Edition" 2009

Model: Edition Zeitzeichen [“Signs of the Times Edition”]
Limited edition (very small series of only 33 pieces)
Large wristwatch (hand-wound), with guilloche, engravings and skeletonizing performed by

Reference no.: 
Zeitzeichen V (floral, fully skeletonized) – CH 6721 ZR V red gold (18 ct.) – CH 6721 ZW V white gold (18 ct.)

Zeitzeichen VI (floral, partial dial) – CH 6721 ZR VI red gold (18 ct.) – CH 6721 ZW VI white gold (18 ct.)

Zeitzeichen VII (dragon) – CH 6721 ZR VII red gold (18 ct.) – CH 6721 ZW VII white gold (18 ct.)

Displays: Hours , minutes, seconds

Case: Massive 21-part case made of 18 ct. red gold, brushed and polished, diameter 44 mm, height 10.80 mm; flat one-sided antireflective sapphire crystal; massive, onion-shaped crown made of same material as the case; fully threaded screw-in back with one-sided antireflective sapphire crystal; screwed-on strap bars with patented Autobloc system, water-resistant up to 3 atmospheres.

Movement: ETA 6498-1 in an individual modification (very small series), hand-wound, diameter 36.6 mm (16 ½’’’), height 4.50 mm), 17 jewels, Incabloc shock absorption, appx. 40-hour power reserve, 2.5 hertz, 18,000 vph; hand-engraved Glycydur screw balance, Nivarox-1 flat balance-spring; pallet, escape wheel and screws are highgloss polished; base plate, gear-train bridges and balance cock elaborately and manually skeletonized and engraved; hand-polished steel screws (some of them blued) and blued pawl, transmission wheel and ratchet wheel; certain other parts of the movement are coated with blue platinum.

Dial: Solid sterling silver dial (925) guilloché, engraved and skeletonized by hand

Hands: Blued steel hands

Christina Golze, ++49/8131/292 77-26, fax ++49/8131/292 77-22,
Josefine Müller, ++49/8131/292 77-10, mobile ++49/173/277 72 89,