Limited H. Moser & Cie uses solid gold movement

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Swiss independent watchmaker H. Moser & Cie’s latest masterpiece features a solid gold movement inside a titanium case.

The Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Black Golden Edition is limited to just 10 pieces and uses modern techniques to showcase traditional craftsmanship. A titanium case with polished DLC finishing houses an in-house HMC 341 movement with solid gold plates and bridges.

The perpetual calendar movement, winner of the GPHG complicated watch category in 2006, displays the date through a large aperture at the 3 o’clock position and month using a short central hand that sees hour markers double as calendar months. H. Moser & Cie’s Flash Calendar system sees date changes click over in a fraction of second within a ten second window around midnight and the calendar can be adjusted forward or backwards at any time without any risk to the movement.

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The movement also keeps track of irregular months and leap years, displayed via a dial visible through a sapphire crystal caseback. Hacking small seconds are indicated at the 6 o’clock.

Hand-engraving is used to decorate the movement which features a Moser escapement with Straumann Double Hairspring. Double barrels provide a minimum power reserve of seven days, indicated on the dial at the 9 o’clock position.

The watch’s dial is decorated in a sunburst pattern with gold fume that graduates outward from the centre to darker tones.

The watch is secured with a carbon-coated, matte black alligator strap and fastened with a solid 18-carat rose gold folding clasp with Moser logo.

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