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MeisterSinger Rodella: a watch from 6 hours in 48 copies

MeisterSinger, German watch brand that offers watches on which the hour's reading is done through a mono-aiguille, enriches its collection with the arrival in 2014, model Rodella, which, as its name suggests, pays homage to the classic watchmaker Giambattista Rodella. A ultra-limitee edition of 48 copies.

This novelty in MeisterSinger, marketed in a ultra-limitee series of 48 pieces for the world, inspired Italian hours of "Giambattista Rodella" which had divided the day into periods of 6 hours. Recall that in the 18th century, many clocks of six hours of Rodella were installed on historical and important monuments through the Italy.

"Rodella approach, you want to minimize the time that passes Breitling Replica, is in perfect agreement with our vision" said on this occasion Manfred Brassler, founder and CEO of MeisterSinger. "So, our six hours Rodella shows is a tribute to this man and"dolcevita".

The Meistersinger Rodella of six hours (43 mm steel case), reproduces the classic elements of the original. The numerals on the dial of origin were however replaced by Roman numerals.

A Timer type "chemin de fer" placed on the dial indicates the minutes accurately while two inner rings allow to read the time. In this configuration, the needle does well obviously four complete rotations every 24 hours instead of two normally.

The hour's reading is not obvious, but it's also what makes the charm of these models... Here, the goal is not to have the time in the second, but get an estimate of the time within a few minutes. However, this subjective reading inaccuracy does not cause the rigorous precision of computing through the use of mechanical movements Swiss time (here, a Unitas 6498-wound).

This template returns this year in a version with tinted design with a touch of vintage... Before presenting this novelty, back on the history of this timepiece that has been able to cross generations and establish itself as a watch icon over the decades.

The legacy of the IWC Portuguese family goes back to the tradition of precision nautical instruments that once helped the sailors to discover the world.

More than five hundred years later, at the end of the 1930s, two Portuguese merchants working in the watch industry came to the manufacture of Schaffhausen and commissioned patek philippe replica wristwatches which accuracy could match that of a marine chronometer.

Equipped with a pocket watch movement, the first Portuguese of 1939 was originally a line of IWC Watches who, by their precision, their size and their sophisticated mechanics, made the delight of lovers of the world for more than seventy years.

The Portuguese chronograph classic (No. 3904) comes to integrate in this collection. This chronograph retains the identity and cultural heritage of the legendary Portuguese of the 1930s with applied numerals, timer railway and needles slender leaves.

This chronograph is equipped with specially developed calibre of manufacture IWC 89361, to display the timed time up to 12 hours in a window (at 12 o'clock) that can be read in the same way as the time on the dial of the watch.

Through the transparent sapphire glass, one can admire the calibre 89361 (68 hours of power reserve), as well as the oscillating decorated with Côtes de Geneve. This timepiece is available in 18-carat red gold or stainless steel with, for each of the versions, Silver Dial, or slate.

The Portuguese chronograph classic door with a House Santoni leather strap. Recall that this Italian family company specializes in dyeing of leather in different shades. Carefully finished by hand, each bracelet Santoni is distinguished by an exclusive patina of a particular shade. To achieve this effect, the surface of the leather is polished with various pasta until the desired shade and perfect gloss.
07 Jul 2014
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