Jean Dunand Palace timepiece reflects Eiffel Tower, Racing circuit and Charlie Chaplin’s classic film

What is the best way to bring out the cultural and social transformation of the western civilization over a period of 50 years? If you are a watch marker, you create a line drawing inspiration from the changes. Jean Dunand is now all set to bring back the glorious period from 1880-1930in a collection called the Palace. It picks up its external inspiration from the Eiffel Tower. The watch hands’ path draws references from the 1903 “Milwaukee Mile” racing circuit, while the winding mechanism and Tourbillon are a homage to Charlie Chaplin’s classic film, Modern Times or the industrial revolution.

The chronograph has 38 x 36.4 mm dial dimensions and 703 parts, including 53 jewels. The watch comes with a 72-hour power reserve and GMT indicator for the second time zone and 30meters of water resistance. The casbande is crafted in titanium with a bezel-caseback-lugs set in 18k red gold or white gold, set inside with sapphire crystal cases.

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