26 Apr '11, 4pm

An incredible timepiece: wearing the #Moon on your wrist...

An incredible timepiece: wearing the #Moon on your wrist...

Probably best known for his "astrological" watches, Christiaan van der Klaauw presents a stunning new model for 2011 called the Real Moon 1980. The "1980" segment of the name refers to the fact that the highly limited watch is meant to be an homage to a clock that he constructed in 1980. The piece is stunning, and contains a few complications that I personally have not seen before. The movement starts with one of Christiaan van der Klaauw's base CK1094 automatic movements with the Real Moon module on it. Note the sophisticated looking highly customized automatic rotor that has a realistic looking piece of the moon on it. The movement complications include the time, date, month, moon phase on turning orb, solar and lunar eclipse hand, and declination of the sun indicator. Wow, talk about yet another way to construct a fascinating astrological complication timepiece. The sol...

Full article: http://www.luxist.com/2011/04/26/christiaan-van-der-klaau...

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