GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Fashion

 
  Share
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2017:  Hollywood superstar and martial arts supremo Steven Seagal is known for his dedication to excellence and perfection. As a connoisseur of haute horology, Seagal knows exactly what to look for in a fine watch. It was no surprise therefore, that Seagal was recently seen proudly displaying the Jules Verne Instrument II from Louis Moinet.
 
Made for the wrist of the man who knows what he is looking for, the Jules Verne Instrument II is a superb retro futurist split-second automatic chronograph, that features central hours and minute, small seconds at 9 o'clock and a date sub dial at 3 o'clock. Complementing the central chronograph second hand and rattrapante (split-second hand adjusted by a pusher at 10 o'clock on the case band) are 30-minute and 12-hour counters at 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock respectively.
Particularly striking are the innovative chronograph pushers in the form of curved levers – start/stop at 2 o'clock and reset at 4 o'clock.The levers smartly fold out to prime the chronograph; they fold back to wrap around the bezel elegantly and securely when the chronograph function is no longer needed.
 
While this stunning timepiece was created as a one-of-a-kind model, Mr. Seagal agreed for a second one to be produced and auctioned by Antiquorum, Geneva. The entire proceeds of the auction went to the 123 Action charity, to fund wells in Togo and provide drinking water for over  1,400 households.
 
Verne's understanding of science was such that his vivid descriptions of space, air and underwater travel were ahead of their time. In his 1865 novel From the Earth to the Moon he predicted with extraordinary accuracy details of the real-life moon-landing missions that would take place over a century later.
 
To celebrate such visionary instincts, Jules Verne Instrument No.1 features a steampunk porthole in the case band at 9 o'clock containing a fragment of the rare Dhofar 459 lunar meteorite – a real piece of the moon that fell to Earth.
 
Technical Specifications
  • Jules Verne Instrument 2 is a retro futurist automatic split-second chronograph with date, available in three limited editions: Silver dial (60 pieces), black dial (60 pieces) and midnight blue dial (12 pieces).
  • Central hours and minutes
  • Split-second chronograph: Central seconds, 30-minute counter (at 12 o'clock), 12-hour counter (at 6 o'clock); split second adjusted by a pusher at 10 o'clock
  • Small seconds (at 9 o'clock)
  • Date sub dial (at 3 o'clock)
  • Côtes du Jura guilloche
  • Hands: Rhodium-plated or blued steel
  • Hands and sub-dials evoke industrial gauges of the steam era
  • Winding: Automatic
  • Oscillations: 28,800 vph
  • Frequency: 4 Hz
  • Power reserve: 48 hours
  • Jewels: 25
  • Silver and Black dial models have Côtes du Jura engraved rotor
  • Midnight blue model has special ‘crater' hand-engraved rotor
  • Materials: Grade 5 Titanium & 316L stainless steel & 18K rose gold
  • Porthole containing a genuine fragment of the Dhofar 459 lunar meteorite
  • Split second adjusted by a pusher at 10 o'clock on the case band
  • Case diameter: 52mm X 46mm
  • Case height: 14.5mm
  • Crown guard: Patent pending
  • Water-resistance: 50m
  • Case-back: Secured with 4 screws, engraved with individual number and Louis Moinet symbols
  • Crystals: Two sapphire crystals with anti-reflective treatment
  • Strap: Crocodile leather, hand-sewn, ‘carbon' finish
  • Buckle: 316L stainless steel folding clasp, Louis Moinet design



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 27377 times
Posted on : Monday, October 16, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Versace Fall/Winter 2017 Collection
Next Story : Maserati Merchandise Products
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Flaunt your gravity-defying hairstyles to become the face of our brand
Sony Unveils Newest Products and Introduces Latest Efforts from Entertainment B...
Hask's Winter Care for Your Hair
Celebrate Valentine's Day with GUESS
New Lamborghini Huracán EVO: elevation of technologies for amplified drivin...
Start the Year with some TLC and enjoy the fantastic offers at The SPA at Steige...
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Achieves Historic Business Record
Trend Alert: Stay Timeless and Classy With a D1 Milano Timepiece
Tissot Chemin des Tourelles
Nokia 8 Sirocco blends premium craftsmanship and latest innovation with Android™...
Gharib Lands Al Shira'aa Double As One-Star Event Comes To A Close
LG Electronics' Promise of AI for an even Better Life Delivered at CES 2019 Keynote
Continental Commissions First Driverless Tyre Test Vehicle
19 reasons to fly with British Airways in 2019
Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai kicks off the 2019 season for Audi
Celebrate the Month of Love with a Brighter Smile at The Smile Bar
Global Village presents Scheherazade, a timeless tale of intrigue and adventure
HP Opens CES 2019 with Stunning Displays, PCs and Security Innovations
Malabar Gold & Diamonds opens a new showroom in Millennium Dubai Airport Hotel t...
Longchamp Spring/summer 2019 Show
Eberhard & Co. Main Sponsor of Winter Marathon 2019
Introducing Burberry Bespoke Fragrances
Turkish Airlines reached the 80.2% Load Factor in December 2018.
Always take the front row with this 7.2” supersized smartphone screen
Samsung Smart TVs to Launch iTunes Movies & TV Shows and Support AirPlay 2 Begin...
Epson to participate at SGI 2019 for the 10th year highlighting high value solut...
Third Edition of Al Shira'aa International Horse Show Concludes with Thrilling Finale
Bring out the Chef in your little ones at 800 Degrees Pizzeria
Shane Breen Wins Grand Prix Qualifier at Al Shira'aa International Horse Show fo...
Young Al Owais Ends Al Shira'aa One Star With Victory
Celebrate Valentine's Day With a Quintessential Timepiece From D1 Milano
Dubai Festival City Mall's Festival Bay transformed with a new, larger-than-lif...
Smart City Services at Silicon Park Reach Advanced Level of Completion
Eberhard & Co. Gilda makes an extraordinary Valentine's Day gift
Making many tones from one
Cadillac announces Middle East arrival of the 2019 ATS model
Tag Heuer Demonstrates Watchmaking Mastery With Its New Carrera Calibre Heuer 02...
Beef Sushi- Love at first bite
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) launches degree program in Climate Change in par...
Union Coop Among the ‘Elite' Sponsors of The FAZZA Championships for People of D...
ADEK's Winter Activities Program in Abu Dhabi hailed a resounding success
Premier Motors in collaboration with ADNOC Distribution provides
Dubai Tourism Releases AED250 Million in Bank Guarantees of Tourism Companies to...
Bollywood Actor Anil Kapoor to inaugurate 2 new outlets of Malabar Gold & Diamon...
Flying Grand Regulator now available in new colour combinations
The Preston watch collection by Coach
S@TIS' traceability software packages to feature at Arab Health 2019
The Commemorative Silver Coin
Joyalukkas Shopper wins BMW Car in DSF Mega Promotion
Citi UAE opens Citigold lounge in Abu Dhabi.