Pequinet Debuts New Steel Version Paris Royal Timepiece

New York, New York – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine

The Paris Royal Collection by Pequignet Manufacture, currently available only with a gold case (yellow, white and red), is now, starting at the 2012 Basel Fair, to be released in a steel version. A range of 4 models, offering a choice in terms of dial color. This highly acclaimed new product, keenly anticipated by fans of the elegant, charismatic design of the Paris Royal, with Arabic numerals all around and complications in perfect symmetry, is sure to make plenty of people happy!

Paris Royal in steel is equipped with Calibre Royal, featuring multiple integrated complications as a world first. Designed and made entirely in the Pequignet Haute Horlogerie laboratories and workshops in Morteau, France. Direct winding barrel drum, with force distribution via a central axis. 88-hour power reserve indicator. 3-disc large dual date and day window with triple instantaneous jump, correction via the crown with no prohibited time range. 21,600 vibrations/hour, high-inertia large balance with compensating screws. Dual direction automatic winding – a high-efficiency system. This masterpiece of watchmaking innovation and technology borders on the ultimate harmony.

41 mm, 316L Steel.
Polished/diamond-polished case finish, case middle hoop polished/satin-finished with micro-blasted grooves. Case body with overlaid lug arms.
Screw-in bezel.
316 L steel crown.
Non-reflecting sapphire crystal.
Case-back with non-reflecting sapphire crystal, secured by four 316 L steel screws.
Direct middle casing.
Water resistance 5 Atm.

Black opaline, chapter ring and logo with rhodium-plated appliqu├ęs.
Power reserve and small seconds in snail pattern, faceted windows.
Pequignet marked steel hands.

Large-scaled black alligator strap, beaded and hand-stitched, 316 L steel ardillon buckle with Fleur de Lys logo in relief.