The Parrot Repeater Pocket Watch is one of Robb Report’s 2018 Best of the Best winners!
The extraordinary timepiece represents the entire spectrum of Jaquet Droz craftsmanship. It also carries on the long tradition of automata originally established by Pierre Jaquet-Droz, pushing new technical, creative and artistic boundaries.
Yury Khnychkin, Robb Report Russia editor-in-chief: «This year Best of the Best Global has celebrated its 30th anniversary. Today it is the most recognizable global project Robb Report, symbolic Hall of fame of world luxury industry. Robb Report Russia, though it cannot boast of that long history, has found its own way of celebrating this milestone birthday: this year's special edition for the first time has presented luxury objects from selected Russian producers. However the principles behind the composition of the Best of the Best list remain unchanged: they are based on comprehensive research of the consumer qualities of the upmarket sector goods and services by our competent experts and their personal expertise. I can definitely recommend any of the Best of the Best list items – you will never be disappointed».
Best of the Best 2018 issue presents a list of goods and services in the following sectors: watches, jewelry, men's fashion and accessories, cars, jets, yachts, hotels and resorts, designs, restaurants, wellness and beauty products, fairs and auctions.
“Some watches tell time, some tell a story”
Jaquet Droz unveils two new unique timepieces devoted to opal carrying on the art of mineral dials, a rare artisanal skill it applies to breathe life into Earth's treasures.
This automaton takes flight once again in a limited series whose centerpiece is an exquisite mineral dial made of Chinchilla Red, a wood petrified 150 million years ago.
The well-known magazine awarded the Grande Seconde Dual Time with its prize of the watch of the year in the “GMT” category.
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