Jaquet Droz Tropical Bird Repeater: Singapore Price And Review

Jaquet Droz brings nature to life.

timepiece from Baselworld this year, Jaquet Droz flexed its creative muscles again, reminding us that in the field of automatons, it really is king. But the bar has been set pretty high this time and we’re already in anticipation of what the brand will come up with next.

 Case

47mm, hand-engraved 18K red gold

 Dial

Hand-engraved and hand-painted white mother-of-pearl dial with black onyx sub-dial.

Hand-engraved and hand-painted peacock, hummingbird and toucan.

Hand-painted dragonflies with Super-LumiNova

 Movement

Jaquet Droz RMA89

 Strap 

Rolled-edge handmade dark green alligator

 Functions

Off-centred hours and minutes, minute repeater, automaton animation with peacock, tropical leaves, hummingbird, toucan, dragonflies and waterfall

 Price

S$1,052,000


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Like most people these days, Melissa tells the time with her phone. She considers serious timepieces works of art and thinks the perpetual calendar is the handiest complication to date (pun not intended). She's also a Grammar Nazi but promises not to judge if you can't tell the difference between "guilloche" and "guillotine".


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