Christophe Claret

CONE-SHAPED MEMO AND DATE

Christophe Claret is a natural-born anti-conformist who never misses out on a chance to express his creative audacity through original displays running counter to traditional design codes. Witness the large date and the MEMO, both cone shape.

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A case with pure lines that are both gentle and forceful, an ultra-dynamic curving silhouette, a panoramic vantage point from which to admire the mechanical architecture… Maestro is first and foremost a distinctive signature, a daily art of living, a daring model.

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The 42mm case – the smallest diameter in the Christophe Claret collections – in grade 5 titanium or 5N pink gold asserts its style with a curvex shape that accentuates its trim design. The choice of a glass dome to serve as a bezel provides a whole new perspective on the movement.

Christophe Claret is a natural-born anti-conformist who never misses out on a chance to express his creative audacity through original displays running counter to traditional design codes. Witness the large date that the watchmaker has cleverly placed at 5 o’clock. Composed of two cone-shaped aluminum disks, one for the tens on the upper part and the second for the units, this patented large date display performs a semi-instantaneous jump between midnight and twenty past midnight.

As if to echo the 3D effect of this voluminous date display, another cone shape – topped with a sapphire or ruby – draws the gaze to the space between 3 and 4 o’clock. Never one to stint on playful complications liable to fire the imagination of watch connoisseurs, Christophe Claret unveils here another brand-new function. Inspired by the expression “tie a knot in your handkerchief” to help one remember something important, MEMO is an ingenious mechanical reminder intended for absent-minded individuals as well as fans of technical gadgets.

Maestro is available in 5N pink gold or grade 5 titanium and both versions are issued in 88-piece limited editions.

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Reference : DMC16.100-188

  • Movement

    Caliber: DMC16, mechanical hand-wound
    Dimensions:

    • Diameter: 36.25 mm
    • Thickness: 10.50 mm (without the hands)

    Number of components: 342
    Number of jewels: 33
    Power reserve: 7 days (approx. 168 hours)
    Escapement:

    • Swiss lever escapement
    • Balance-wheel with countersunk screws
    • Balance-wheel oscillation frequency: 3 Hz (21,600 vph))

    Aesthetic features:

    • Stepped and skeletonized Charles X style bridges
    • Skeletonized barrel and ratchet-wheel
  • Functions

    Functions:

    • Pointer-type display of the hours and minutes
    • Pyramid-shaped large date display at 5 o’clock, with tens on the upper disk and units on the lower disk
    • MEMO function between 3 and 4 o’clock: cone shape adorned with a sapphire, ruby or diamond, serving to remind the wearer of a commitment
  • Case

    Diameter: 42 mm
    Thickness: 16.06 mm
    Water resistance: 30 m (3 ATM)

  • Material

    Reference: MTR.DMC16.100-188
    Case: Grade 5 titanium
    Hands: Black chrome-plated and blue anodized aluminum with Super-Luminova
    Crown: Stainless steel
    Strap: Black alligator leather with black stitching

Limited edition of 88 pieces

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