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La Petite Seconde Metropolis Louis Erard x The Horophile Salmon

BHD 989.000
Description

When Louis Erard meets an insider with a passion for fine independent watchmaking, they don’t just talk, they create. The result is a new collection base for Louis Erard’s 39 mm Petite Seconde: three variations (slate, salmon, tobacco) on a New York-inspired Art Deco style revisited in a resolutely contemporary spirit.

This Metropolis watch is based on the Louis Erard Petite Seconde, classic in its 39 mm steel case, with its “LE” signature crown – the only place where the brand logo appears. Everything else is new, built like a journey between two times, between two centuries, between the Roaring 20s and our own 20s. The result is the invention of a new style: neo-deco, a concatenation of Art deco and the contemporary spirit.

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Features

Capturing the essence of an empire, State in mind, fusing New York spirit with timeless watchmaking the metropolitan connection pays for much to the New York’s Art Deco heritage and the Swiss jewel region, combining the best of two eras. This collection embraces three distinct color, moods, slate, salmon, and tobacco resonating harmoniously with gilded accents.

Specifications

Movement

Automatic, Sellita SW261-1 calibre, 3 hands with small seconds at 6 o'clock, 11½''', Ø25.60 mm, height: 5.60 mm, 31 jewels,

28,800 VpH (4Hz), élaboré grade movement, special openworked oscillating weight with black lacquered Louis Erard symbol,

approx. 38 hours of power reserve

Functions HMS

Central hour and minute hands, second hand at 6 o'clock

Case

Polished stainless steel, Ø39 mm, lug width: 20 mm, lug to lug: 45.90mm, thickness: 12.82 mm, 3 pieces, domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides, movement visible through the transparent caseback, water resistant up to a pressure of 5 bars (50 m/165 ft), signature fir tree crown, caseback engraved with “The Horophile 1 of 178”

Dial 

Salmon, circular satin-finish exterior and counter, gadrooned centre, 5N red gilded transfers

Hands

Anthracite "Empire" shape (skeletonized stepped baton) hands

Strap

Brown grained calf leather with tone-on-tone stitching, black grained calf leather lining, polished stainless steel pin buckle, functional catch spring bars enabling the strap to be changed quickly

Dimensions: 20/18 mm width, 80/115mm length