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  • Manufacturer: RJ
    Year: Circa 2013
    Reference No: RJSCAU00101
    Case No: 501’200
    Model Name: Spacecraft
    Material: Titanium
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. RJ2000-A
    Bracelet/Strap: Leather
    Clasp/Buckle: Titanium buckle
    Dimensions: 50 x 44.5 x 18.5 mm
    Accessories: Accompanied with Romain Jerome fitted presentation box and outer packaging

  • Catalogue Essay

    Every Romain Jerome timepiece is a paragon of fine Haute Horlogerie and awe-inspiring creativity. The Spacecraft, launched in 2013, was jointly created by Manuel Emch, CEO of RJ, together with Jean-Marc Wiederrecht and Eric Giroud. Developed by these watchmaking masters, the Spacecraft epitomizes some of the most avant-gardist concepts in the history of horology.

    The complex movement is housed in an unconventional wedge-shaped case. With the edgy triangular design, the watch can easily grab the attention of its beholders. On the top of the case, a triangular crystal reveals the minutes with a black rotating disc, while the RJ logo is adjacent to the minute indicator. The hours, with the retrograde jumping hour complication, can be read on the front of the watch, just like with the MB&F HM5. Every 60 minutes the hour cursor instantly jumps one position forward, and returns to the start after 12:59.

    Reminiscent of aerospace vehicles shown in early science fiction movies, the Romain Jerome Spacecraft was the manufacturer’s tribute to everyone’s fanciful childhood imaginations.

THIS LOT IS TO BE SOLD WITH NO RESERVE

923

Lot offered with No Reserve

Ref. RJSCAU00101
A rare limited edition titanium wristwatch with wedge-shaped case, retrograde jumping hour and box, numbered 36 of a limited edition of 99 pieces

Circa 2013
50 x 44.5 x 18.5 mm

Estimate
HK$55,000 - 80,000 
€6,100-8,800
$7,100-10,300

Sold for HK$50,000

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
[email protected]

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
[email protected]

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: SEVEN

Hong Kong Auction 27 November 2018