This new model Grande Seconde is a sports version of the cult delirium Jaquet Droz. They are not truly sports watches, Droz. course, sports subjects from the visual point of view are traced. Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW watches embody the popular set of eight. Although historically this set was a cornerstone, the modern version of the brand adopted this attractive figure eight as a way of differentiating parts from other high-end watch manufacturers.The collection of Grande Seconde was very popular and someone, of course, wanted to make a sports version of this watch. But there are several “smart” watch brands that do not have sports watches in the collection.
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW: Dial
I remember that when I first learned about the SW clock, I was excited and definitely wanted to have one. Grande Seconde’s design was elegant and youthful in sport, it really captured my curiosity. As you can see, the 8-wheel drive has an ideal layout. The smaller circle of the eight at the top is a small dial with a one-hour and a minute hand, and the larger circle, which is placed below, is the dial for the auxiliary seconds.
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW: Design and Look
The brand Jaquet Droz tried to develop such an appearance that it was as legible as possible, but it is also quite attractive. The rest of the disc is used for decorative purposes and design. It looks pretty cool. Although, some may complain that too much disk space is wasted.
The watch case Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW is a complex mixture of design elements that, in the end, work well together.
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW: Bracelet
During these years, several versions of the Grande Seconde SW were manufactured. There were even models of chronographs. I would also like to note that a variant of the Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW model is available on a metal bracelet.
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Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW: Dimension
The Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW watch case is 45 mm wide and made of stainless steel (although there are also versions of 18-carat gold). In the SW clock, the arrows and markers are executed with a blue finish, while the previous SW models had an orange color. There are also versions of the Grande Seconde SW with red trim. By the way there is a model of Jaquet Droz from 18-carat gold with a tourbillon Grande Seconde SW Turbillon.
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW: Additional Features
Even sentry art pays great attention to comfort in use. For example, the model has rubber parts at the bottom of the screw, which help unscrew the crown and control it. The folding clasp of the lock is dense. In addition, despite all the sharp angles of these watches, they are arranged in such a way that you cannot accidentally scratch yourself.
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW: Movement
Inside the Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW is an automatic 2663A-S caliber machine. The brand does not do it himself, but it does for them Blancpain. The movement has a power reserve of 68 hours and it can be seen through the back glass of the back cover. The automatic rotor is made of 18-carat white gold.
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW: Price
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW watches are ideal for those who want to buy well-made sport-themed watches, which are not intended for the masses. The price for the steel version of the Grande Seconde SW is $15,400, for a model of 18-carat gold from $20,000.
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