The bird repeater

 
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The bird Repeater

Technical information

Numerus Clausus of 8

J031033200

Jaquet Droz RMA88, hand-winding mechanical movement, single barrel

Off-centered hours and minutes

69 jewels

48 hours

18,000 v.p.h

 

18-carat red gold, diameter Ø 47 mm
Individual limited serial number engraved on the case-back

Hand engraved and painted mother-of-pearl, black onyx center. Hand engraved and painted birds

18-carat red gold

Rolled-edge hand made black alligator leather strap

18-carat red gold folding clasp

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Video

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Minute Repeater

Jaquet Droz has given The Bird Repeater
one of haute horlogerie's most virtuoso complications: Minute Repeater.

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  • The bird repeater

    LES ATELIERS D'ART

    For many years, whether on the canvas where the painter brings his work into being or the dial where the sculptor applies his relief decoration, Jaquet Droz’s workshops have paid homage to birds and brought them to life.

  • The bird repeater

    LES ATELIERS D'ART

    The Bird Repeater, conceived by the craftsmen of the House, blends the history, know-how and imaginative power of Jaquet Droz in a way as precious as it is original.

  • The bird repeater

    LES ATELIERS D'ART

    Engravers and painters have worked together to produce the yellow, blue, white and deep black of the birds' plumage, the perfectly balanced volumes, the finely detailed wisps of grass forming the nest, and to achieve the realism of this scene.

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The Patrimony

Born in 1721, Pierre Jaquet-Droz was above all a child of the Swiss Jura. In these valleys that are still today the cradle of Swiss watchmaking excellence, there is a sense of life in communion with the natural surroundings. The sound of birdsong accompanies the cycle of the seasons.

The bird repeater

The Patrimony

Beautiful, free and fascinating, birds captivated the age, and the young watchmaker was to make this trend his own. At first incorporated in real birdcages, these creations were soon transformed into pocket watches and table clocks of proportions as small as they were refined.

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The Automata

The Bird Repeater is an authentic automaton, with a cam system inherited directly from the century of Enlightenment, and it calls upon the resources of all the decorative crafts.

In a stunning visual show, The Bird Repeater represents a pair of Blue Tits, symbolic of Pierre Jaquet-Droz’s native Jura region, together over the nest containing their fledglings. No less than eight different animation mechanisms act in synchronism…

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The bird repeater

 

The bird Repeater

Fiche technique

Numerus Clausus of 8

J031033200

Jaquet Droz RMA88, hand-winding mechanical movement, single barrel

Off-centered hours and minutes

69 jewels

48 hours

18,000 v.p.h

 

18-carat red gold, diameter Ø 47 mm
Individual limited serial number engraved on the case-back

Hand engraved and painted mother-of-pearl, black onyx center. Hand engraved and painted birds

18-carat red gold

Rolled-edge hand made black alligator leather strap

18-carat red gold folding clasp