After Beijing and Hong-Kong, Jaquet Droz new automaton, the Tropical Bird Repeater, has been presented for the first time in Singapore on November 13. The CEO of the brand, Mr. Christian Lattmann, has flown down all the way from Switzerland to present this new timepiece to the sophisticated and demanding guests. The reception took place in a splendid colonial style villa located in the Labrador Park Natural Reservoir.
Over 50 watch enthusiasts came to see the new chef-d’oeuvre of fine watchmaking equipped with seven automaton animations and a grand horological complication, the minute repeater. The guests could appreciate elaborated and abounding floral decorations of the premises paying tribute to Nature and were invited to take part to a photoshoot surrounded by colorful parrots and other birds. A Jazz band helped creating the relaxing and festive atmosphere of the night.
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