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Romain Jerome Moon Orbiter Tourbillon Watch

Swiss manufacturer of luxury watches RJ-Romain Jerome unveiled a flying tourbillon featuring a unique three-dimensional architecture – the Moon Orbiter Tourbillon. The Moon Orbiter is a tribute to the conquest of space; the watch incorporates melted down parts from the Apollo 11 shuttle into the structure and moon dust into the dial. The case itself is in steel and measure 49 mm wide, 45 mm long and 20 mm thick, and comes with an exclusive system of lugs mounted on pneumatic cylinders to ensure both wearer comfort and the smooth fit of the black alligator strap. The massive case houses in the Caliber RJ3000-A – Mechanical self-winding movement that displays the time on the right, flying tourbillon of the left and shows off the power reserve indicator on the lower part of the dial. On the back, the movement is clearly showcased through a large sapphire crystal exhibition case back. Romain Jerome will produce just 25 pieces of the Moon Orbiter with a price of $115,000. For more info, visit Romain Jerome.


Tech Specs from Romain Jerome

Moon Orbiter
-Reference RJ.M.TO.MO.001.01
-Caliber RJ3000-A – Mechanical self-winding movement
-Frequency 28’800 v/h
-Jewelling 32 jewels
-Power reserve 42 hours
-Water resistance 3 atm (30 meters)
-Functions Hours and minutes at 3 o’clock, flying tourbillon at 9 o’clock, power reserve at 6 o’clock
-Case 44,5 x 48,5 mm Steel, steel with elements from the Apollo 11 space shuttle
-Five shaped anti-reflective sapphire crystals
-Fitted with cylinder system for optimal wrist adjustment
-Case back Opening with sapphire crystals
-Dial Black dial containing Moon Dust. Integrated X-shaped traverses Circular satin-brushed counters
-Hands Oxidised black and satin-brushed hours and minutes hands with red lacquer Red lacquered power reserve indication
-Crown Steel screw-lock crown with black rubber
-Strap Black alligator strap
-Limited edition 25 pieces
-Retail price CHF 107,000.-* / EUR 99,000.-* / USD 115,000.-* / GBP 79,300.-*