Friday, August 15, 2014

Hermès Atmos

In fairness, I have an Atmos clock, but nothing quite like this!

Courtesy of Hermès
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS

CABINET
Shape/dimensions  - 
Sphere, 276 x 276 x 272 mm

Material
Transparent crystal globe from Les Cristalleries de Saint-Louis,
lined with white enamel
Rhodiumed 172 mm-diameter base

Weight 
10 kg (+/- 1 kg)

Glass 
Extra-white mineral glass with black silkscreen printing   

Hands 
Black dauphine type

MOVEMENT   
Type -  

Mechanical almost perpetual winding thanks to temperature fluctuations
Jaeger-LeCoultre 560a


Jewelling 
15 jewels

Balance
Annular balance

Frequency
1 vibration per minute

Decoration    
Satin-brushed rhodiumed/polished

Functions
Hours, minutes    
    
   
   

    

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