Case:Three-part, stainless steel
Dial:Indexes in stainless steel, rhodium plated
Hands:Manually crafted, in polished stainless steel with HyCeram filling
It was just eight months ago that a US president met the North Korean head of state for the first time since North Korea was founded in 1948. Donald Trump will meet North Korea’s ruler Kim Jong-un for the second time on 27 and 28 February 2019. The summit will take place in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi. The independent luxury watch manufacturer Moritz Grossmann documents the meeting of both politicians with a special watch.
The new MEET IN FEBRUARY timepiece is a variant of the ATUM Pure X model line. The handcrafted, lance-shaped hands of the watch are lined with red and blue HyCeram, the national colours of both countries, and are flat polished.
The special model comes with a stainless steel case and a dial whose centre, with its discreet contours, suggests the silhouette of the heads of both heads of state in the longitudinal view. The fine cut-outs of the contours allow a glimpse of the 201.1 calibre. In the lower third of the dial in the space from four to seven o’clock is engraved the date of the summit, 27/28/02/19.
The outer ring of the dial shimmers silver. Eight striking indices in white, coupled with black Arabic numerals for 3, 6, 9 and 12 mark the time, surrounded by clearly defined minute markers, also on a silver background.
The calibre 201.1
Discover everything about the heart of the MEET IN FEBRUARY.
Manufactory calibre 201.1, manual winding, regulated in five positions
Grossmann balance; hand setting override and start of movement with lateral pusher; space-saving modified Glashütte stopwork with backlash; adjustment with Grossmann micrometer screw on cantilevered balance cock; pillar movement with 2/3 plate and pillars made of untreated German silver; separately removable clutch winding mechanism; stop seconds for hand setting
Hours and minutes, subsidiary seconds with stop second, Grossmann manual winder with pusher
No. of parts
No. of jewels
Shock-resistant Grossmann balance with 4 inertia screws and
poising screws, Nivarox 1 balance spring
Diameter: 14.2 mm, frequency: 18,000 semi-oscillations per hour
42 hours when fully wound
Crown to wind the watch and set the time, pusher to
start the watch
Diameter: 41.0 mm, height: 11.35 mm
Diameter: 36.4 mm, height: 5.0 mm
Blackened stainless steel
Manually crafted, in polished stainless steel with HyCeram filling
Glass and caseback
Sapphire crystal, antireflective coating on one side
leather strap with prong buckle in stainless steel blackened