Jaquet Droz warmly welcomed guests into its boutique on New York’s Fifth Avenue in celebration of the brand’s 2019 novelties.
The occasion was a special one for both Jaquet Droz and attendees. Guests of this intimate gathering had exclusive access to some of most unique and complex creations from Jaquet Droz, many seen for the very first time in North America.
As collectors and connoisseurs mingled and exchanged their passion for the brand and haute horology, they also had the chance to meet and speak with Christian Lattmann, CEO of Jaquet Droz. Mr. Christian Lattmann was delighted to guide onlookers through the brand’s history, watchmaking expertise, artistic sense and creativity.
The main highlights from Jaquet Droz were the new horological masterpieces – the sophisticated Magic Lotus Automaton, two new complications from the Grande Seconde Collection – the Grande Seconde Dual Time and the Grande Seconde Chronograph, as well as several timepieces from the Lady 8 Petite and Petite Heure Minute Collections.
“Some watches tell time, some tell a story”
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