"Claude Meylan is a master of the art of skeletonising, and is considered one of the foremost exponents in Switzerland’s Vallée de Joux." WorldTempus
Topped by intricate engravings and framed with a gleaming chapter ring, this is a tantalising glimpse into Swiss watchmaking’s legendary Unitas pocket-watch movement.
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The intricate workings of your mechanical wristwatch, barely tweaked in hundreds of years of Swiss horology, will usually be admirable through a clear caseback alone. But at Claude Meylan, its watchmakers want to reconnect you with their creations’ 18th-century heritage even more viscerally. Thus, through the exacting art of skeletonisation, the wheels, levers and ticking springs are all “undressed” on the dial side, the sinuous metalwork that remains all intricately hand-engraved to emphasise the craftsmanship.
The movement itself is a legendary design from the Fifties, the “Unitas”, larger than most and hand-wound, as it started out in life powering pocket watches. Topped off with Roman numerals and framed by a gleaming chapter ring, it’s the perfect party conversation piece.
Lac de Joux is an integral part of many watchmakers’ lives; the natural lifeblood of the valley where Swiss haute horlogerie began in the 18th century. Its tranquility and seasonal evolution are reflected by Claude Meylan’s soberly elegant “Lac” creations.
Two year warranty from date of delivery
Pieces should be returned to Claude Meylan, route de l’Hôtel de Ville 2, CH-1344 L’Abbaye, Switzerland. Please contact Claude Meylan for the process to return the piece
Turnaround: about 6 weeks from the date of receipt of the watch or from the date of acceptance of the quote by the client, where required. Watch to be returned to client upon receipt of full payment only, where required.
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The brand reserves the right not to deliver to countries outside of the European Union and the United States
No return, no exchange
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