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Showing at Features New York 2021: Arnold & Son Globetrotter Gold and Luna Magna Ultimate I | Features

Swiss watchmaker Arnold & Son has change into well-known for its avant-garde, celestially impressed designs. In lower than per week, the model might be showcasing a number of of those timepieces on the upcoming Options New York occasion, happening at Manhattan’s Gotham Corridor from October 22 to 24. Amongst them are two watches launched this yr, the Globetrotter Gold, with its huge terrestrial show, and the Luna Magna Final I, an much more luxurious iteration of the unique Luna Magna launched earlier in 2021.

Arnold & Son Globetrotter Gold

The Globetrotter Gold is the newest replace to Arnold & Son’s well-regarded Globetrotter assortment of eye-catching world-timers. At its debut earlier this summer time, the watch represented the newest tackle the “globe on the wrist” design of the unique 2018 Globetrotter, updating its distinctive fashion with an 18k rose-gold case and a gorgeous blue dial. 

The massive, 45-mm case has a cultured end and serves as a canvas for the three-dimensional dial that it surrounds, its distinctive world-time show on nearly full view beneath a domed sapphire crystal and the signature rose-gold flying bridge spanning the dial’s middle line.

Alongside the dial’s periphery, we discover a lacquered define in shades of sunburst blue, its background that includes a slight fumé look and accented with utilized and lume-filled rose-gold hour markers. On the middle of the dial, a rotating dome with a global-map floor showcases rhodium-plated continents upon hand-painted blue lacquered oceans and coasts. The globe rotates beneath the aforementioned, rose-gold flying bridge, together with the pink arrow arms that time to the hours and minutes on a 24-hour sapphire scale surrounding it. Altogether, the association provides the dial a 3D “floating” look that’s distinctive amongst world-time watches.

The again of the Globetrotter Gold provides a gorgeous show worthy of the one of many dial aspect. Behind its sapphire window, we are able to glimpse the superbly completed Caliber A&S6022, an computerized motion accomplished with NAC therapy all through its varied elements, together with round completed wheels, Geneva stripes, and a guilloché-accented and skeletonized 22k-rose-gold oscillating weight. The automated caliber beats at a frequency of 28,800 vph and amasses a 45-hour energy reserve when totally wound.

Arnold & Son Luna Magna Final I

The Luna Magna Final I serves as Arnold & Son’s different spotlight piece at WTNY 2021. It follows up the unique Luna Magna, which was notable on the time of its launch as that includes the biggest three-dimensional moon-phase ever constructed right into a wristwatch.

Within the Final I model of the watch, that unbelievable moon-phase is given further celestial brilliance by the usage of an 18K white-gold case, a blue colorway, and the intense software of gem stones all through the case and dial. Arnold & Son describes the timepiece as “the primary chapter of the Luna Magna Final sequence,” highlighting in its design and execution “gentle, astronomical precision, and the really distinctive.”

Amongst so many highlights, the watch’s most essential horological function stays, after all, its namesake three-dimensional moon part. The moon that dominates the decrease dial of the Luna Magna combines one hemisphere of diamonds, for the sunshine aspect of the moon, and the opposite of sapphires, for the darkish aspect, every composed of 161 particular person stones. The 18k white-gold sphere measures a considerable 12 mm in diameter and floats inside a blue subject that includes ruthenium crystals that recollects the evening sky; it’s balanced by a smaller subdial for the working time, manufactured from white opal.

A spherical, polished case, 44 mm in diameter and manufactured from 18k white gold, hosts the unbelievable show and is itself adorned with a complete of 112 baguette-cut diamonds. The hand-wound Caliber A&S1021 resides throughout the coronary heart of the watch, a motion totally developed, manufactured, assembled and adjusted in-house at Arnold & Son’s manufacture in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Except for its 3-Hz frequency, its spectacular 90-hour energy reserve, elaborate haute horlogerie finishes, the motion is distinguished by a particular indicator for the age of the moon on its rear aspect. The latter system works in live performance with the delicate moon-phase operate, which is engineered to duplicate the exact, real-life lunar cycle of 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes and a couple of.8 seconds and thus wouldn’t want adjustment for 122 years. The motion even makes such an adjustment simple, because the moon-phase settings might be accessed immediately by the watch’s crown.

The Arnold & Son Luna Magna is mounted on a hand-stitched, blue alligator strap, which fastens by way of a classical pin buckle in 18k white gold. The strap connects to the watch by case’s deeply tapered lugs, which lengthen the curvature of the sapphire crystal and observe the pure contours of the wrist.

Pricing and Availability

The Arnold & Son Globetrotter Gold and Luna Magna Final I are each out there now at choose boutiques, with the previous priced at $45,900 and restricted to twenty-eight items, and the latter restricted to eight items and priced at 169,000 CHF, or about $181,900.

Each of those uncommon Arnold & Son timepieces might be featured alongside even an array of different incredible watches at Options New York 2021, kicking off this Friday, October 22. To study extra and buy tickets, click on right here!