Harry Winston Opus 12: Limited to 120 pieces, this exquisite piece of time keeping art Opus 12 defies the conventional rules of watchmaking…
giving birth to the most improbable mechanical concept. This exceptional timepiece deliberately overturns the perception of time by drawing its inspiration from the Copernican revolution. In most watches the evolution of time is imperceptible. Opus 12, on the other hand, goes into action in a remarkable way, its hands changing the guard every five minutes. At each change of the hour, the movement executes a very elaborate drill exercise by the successive rotation of the hands. Below the retrograde indication, a floating small seconds hand graduated on a translucent ring passes above a power-reserve indicator.
About the Opus Series
2001 MARKED THE BEGINNING OF THE OPUS SERIES AT HARRY WINSTON. Harry Winston partnered with brilliant independent watchmakers to turn their wildest horological dreams into reality. These creations speak to a level of fine watchmaking fueled by creative passion and audacious innovation, two values that set Harry Winston designs apart. Tempus humanus est. The Opus Series reminds us that time is, in the end and above all, a story of mankind. What makes the concept unique is that the partners come together as equals and work in total symbiosis. Opus…
About The Opus 12
Movement: Mechanical movement with manual winding. 607 parts, 80 jewels and 2 barrels, 24 hands. Power Reserve: 45 hours. Functions: Hour and 1/12th of an hour (five-minutes) displays via a rotating, double-hand system. Animation of the 12 hour hands at each change of hour. Animation of the minutes hands every five minutes Retrograde five-minute display, power-reserve indicator and small seconds. Material: case in white gold Diameter: 46mm
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