Urban Jürgensen – 1140L Lever Escapement
Possessed by a gathering of Danish private financial backers and situated in Bienne (Switzerland), Urban Jürgensen recently won the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) 2014 in the Men’s Watches classification with its Seconde Centrale model.
A delightful expansion to the 2015 assortment and as of late displayed at Baselworld, the new 1140 Lever Escapament comes in yellow gold with dark dial, red gold with silver dial, white gold with blue dial just as in platinum with silver dial.
Every one of these models highlight traditionally executed hand guilloché silver dials. They are genuine show-stoppers. Each dial needs up to 700 activities and requires 2 entire long stretches of hand work to complete on a guilloché lathe. After motor turning, the dial is over and again carried to red warmth and treated with corrosive to create the interesting warm tone by building up a fine layer of unadulterated silver on a superficial level.
The gold models have strong gold record mallet while the platinum adaptation comes with Arabic numerals. The platinum form likewise varies for the opal conceal utilized for the focal territory. The precious stone completed hands requires a few hours of handwork to entirely clean them.
The new 40 mm old style case configuration utilized in these references, has a round structure with unmistakable tear formed drags and ventured bezel.
Reference 1140L models are furnished with the in-house hand-wound Urban Jürgensen P4 Lever Escapement development which beats at 3 Hz (21,600 vph) and highlights two barrels for a 72-hour power hold.
The Urban Jürgensen 1140L watches have a cost of Swiss Francs 27,900 in gold or Swiss Francs 34,500 in platinum. urbanjurgensen.com