H. Moser & Cie. presents the Endeavor Perpetual Moon Concept Aventurine, a restricted edition of 50 pieces in red gold or steel. Like all the Concept watches at Moser, the dial is stripped down to its basics. Set against a superb dim blue aventurine sky, the Moon is the undisputed superstar as it experiences its hyper-exact patterns of waxing and waning.
What is a Moser Concept watch?
A concept watch at H.Moser & Cie. has a slightly extraordinary significance from the typical interpretation. Like concept vehicles, a concept watch is generally a one-off piece intended to showcase the brand’s most out of this world fantasies or cutting edge technology and test reactions prior to going into production, or not. Moser’s concept of a concept watch is a watch deprived of records, logo and some other markings save the minimum essentials to tell the time. Why? There a few reasons. The debunking of the traditional interpretation of a concept watch is in accordance with Moser’s tongue-in-cheek disposition towards the respected goliaths of the Swiss watch industry . It’s likewise a shrewd promoting technique: watches delivered by Moser have such a particular look that even without any obvious markings or logos, you realize that it is a Moser – or is it correctly in light of the fact that they don’t have any obvious markings that you realize it is a Moser? Whichever way, brand recognition is high.
Last year, Moser delivered a peculiar watch to be sure known as the Endeavor Perpetual Moon Concept Vantablack . The haziest and most Spartan moon-phase watch at any point conceived, the pitch-dark dial was made from Vantablack, a nanotube-based shade that is the haziest fake substance on Earth fit for retaining basically each and every spot of light. Set against this dark hole foundation, the moon-phase function at 6 o’clock was the superstar. This red gold Endeavor Perpetual Moon Concept Aventurine model is, one could say, a really enlightening interpretation of the Vantablack parading a dim blue aventurine dial with shimmering stars.
Smooth streaming contours
The case, accessible in steel or 18k 5N red gold, measures 42mm and has a height of 13.1mm and highlights the alluring score on the case band that distinguishes the Endeavor family. Perhaps somewhat enormous and somewhat thick for an orthodox dress watch, the case is nevertheless incredibly rich and responds to more contemporary dimensions. The vast majority of the outward-confronting surfaces are polished while the flanks of the case are brushed. The smooth adjusted contours of the case and drags seem, by all accounts, to be made from one piece of metal and stream in an erotic line while the short hauls permit the watch to sit comfortably on most wrist sizes. The only hint of marking is as a “M” on the crown.
Reaching for the Moon and the stars
The aventurine dial of this watch looks like it was cut straight out of a reasonable (moonless) night sky sparkling with stars. Blue aventurine glass, which is otherwise called goldstone, gets its gleaming shimmer from cobalt or manganese particles blended in the liquid glass (there is likewise a mineral known as aventurine, a type of quartz with mica inclusions that additionally delivers the optical phenomenon of “aventurescence”)
The huge gap for the moon-phase complication at 6 o’clock is suspended in the heavenly view intruded on only by the exemplary Moser leaf-shaped hands. Along with the hour, moment and focal seconds hand is a fourth hand, a minuscule day/night pointer on the focal hub that turns once at regular intervals. The right half of the dial (from12 to 6 o’clock) corresponds to AM and the left (from 7 to 11 o’clock) to PM.
Lunatic about precision
Fitted with one of the most exact moon-phase complications accessible, with one day’s deviation like clockwork, the phases can be acclimated to the moment by a push-button on the side of the case. All things considered, the Moon’s orbital period endures 29.53059 days. To be more exact: 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes and 2.9 seconds. The Endeavor Perpetual Moon Concept’s many-sided wheel train depicts this stretch so unequivocally that the hole is a simple 0.23 seconds of the day, that is to say, one day’s deviation after 1027.30 years. The Moon is portrayed with a shimmering finished surface and is set against a blue foundation. To change the phases of the Moon, there is recessed pusher on the left case flank.
HMC 801 hand-wound calibre
The sapphire precious stone caseback uncovers Moser’s in-house hand-wound type HMC 801 dependent on the perpetual schedule development HMC 341. Fitted with two barrels, the development conveys a noteworthy 7-day power save and there is a force hold pointer on the principle connect. Another extraordinary element is the interchangeable Moser escapement module that works on change and adjusting of the watch. Hacking seconds empower the watch to be set absolutely to the second and you get a decent perspective on Moser’s unique Straumann hairspring and the gold escapement wheel and bed fork. Improved to Moser’s demanding guidelines with extra-enormous gems and screwed gold chatons, the extensions include Moser’s hallmark twofold stripes.
A lovely watch that sends the grandness and quietness of a brilliant night sky, this Endeavor Perpetual Moon Concept Aventurine is bound for the more idyllically slanted. With its quintessential Moser moderation and class, the liberal opening for the Moon uncovers the fluctuating of our satellite with remarkable exactness. One comment: couldn’t the blue foundation accompanying the Moon have been nearer in shading to the midnight-blue aventurine, or even produced using a bit of aventurine glass?
Availability and price
The red gold Endeavor Perpetual Moon Concept Aventurine, a restricted edition of 50 pieces, comes with a dark gator lash and matching gold pin clasp. The cost of the red gold model is CHF 39,900. More subtleties at h-moser.com .