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From The Earth To The Moon Watch By Van Cleef & Arpels For Only Watch 2011

From The Earth To The Moon Watch By Van Cleef & Arpels

From The Earth To The Moon Watch By Van Cleef & Arpels

One more remarkable timepiece will be uctioned in September at the Only Watch 2011 charity auction. This time, it is about the From the Earth to the Moon Watch, created by Swiss watchmakers Van Cleef & Arpels.

The face of the watch is inspired by a child’s drawing of outer space executed with inlays of jade, agate, meteorite and champleve-style enamel. The space capsule indicates the retrograde minutes. Positioned on the right of the dial, it sweeps downwards, from zero to sixty. It then returns to its starting point after the sixtieth minute. On the left side of the dial, a star indicates the hours, in an upward movement. It returns to its starting point after the twelfth hour. The Earth To The Moon Watch is equipped with the JLC Caliber 846 manual-wind mechanical movement with a special retrograde module developed exclusively for Van Cleef & Arpels.

The back of the watch features a more detailed engraving of the spaceship and a planet and a numbering (1/1) that lets everyone know just how rare this watch is.

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From The Earth To The Moon Watch By Van Cleef & Arpels

From The Earth To The Moon Watch By Van Cleef & Arpels

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Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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