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Jason Pitsch

Hermès Slim d'Hermès Quantième Perpétuel in Platinum

Jason Pitsch

As a follow-up to the previously released rose gold case/silver dial version of the Hermès Slim d’Hermès Quantième Perpétuel, it will now be available in platinum with a metallic blue dial, following its official debut at Baselworld 2017 in March. Reading online you see a lot of talk about the typography used on the dial – that was created by Philippe Apeloig – because it is quite unique in an industry where duplicating other companies’ designs is more common than creating something original. That said, the movement inside, automatic caliber H1950, is manufactured by Vaucher for Hermès (Hermès has a 25% stake in Vaucher, which is majority owned by Parimigiani Fleurier). The perpetual calendar module is produced by Agenhor. While we have not seen this watch in person, in photos the new platinum model looks quite striking with its silvered

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The Atmos Hermès clock

Hermès, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Les Cristalleries de St. Louis, collaborated to produce the Atmos Hermès clock. Presented in a beautiful handmade transparent crystal globe (276 x 276 x 276 mm). The Atmos Hermes is powered by a Jaeger-LeCoultre manufactured Atmos movement, caliber Jaeger-LeCoultre 560a. It has an annular balance, a 15 jewel movement, and it operates at a frequency of 1 vibraion per minute. It is powered by air, mechanical near perpetual winding occurs thanks to fluctuations in temperature. Even a fluctuation as small as 1 degree can power the clock for 48-hours.

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