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    INTERGALACTIC MISSION WITH RJ-ROMAIN JEROME AND ITS SPACECRAFT



    RJ-Romain Jerome unveils its first pilot’s watch: the Spacecraft. Stemming from the joint endeavours of Manuel Emch, Eric Giroud and Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, this new timepiece features a complication with its own discreet charm, combined with a pure, restrained design. Space pilots of the world, prepare for lift-off! The Spacecraft will carry you off on an intergalactic mission to explore uncharted territories…



    In taking up this challenge, Manuel Emch, CEO of RJ-Romain Jerome, chose to associate with two of the top names in the watch industry: Eric Giroud and Jean-Marc Wiederrecht. The three men pooled their ideas and their creativity to give rise to a unique timepiece they named Spacecraft. Right from the first sketches, Manuel Emch and Eric Giroud imagined a very different type of product, combining retro-futuristic aesthetics and horological complexity. “The design evolved in step with our discussions and our numerous exchanges. That is what makes it such a singular object”, explains Eric Giroud. An unusual trapeze-shaped model featuring a black PVD-coated titanium case, the Spacecraft both surprises and intrigues. Its rectilinear profile and its facetted surface echo the aesthetic of spacecraft. A black rotating disc with a red indicator transferred on the sapphire crystal indicates the minutes on the top of the case, while the linear hour display is read off laterally, thereby giving time a whole new dimension.

    The pure lines and the apparent simplicity of the Spacecraft conceal a particularly complex movement – which is where the third mastermind behind the project comes into the picture: Jean-Marc Wiederrecht. It was in the latter’s Geneva-based manufacturing facility Agenhor that this mechanical self-winding movement was exclusively developed for RJ-Romain Jerome. “The combination of these four functions – lateral, linear, jumping and retrograde hours – is unprecedented”, says Jean-Marc Wiederrecht. The movement features a kind of spring-driven carriage that drives the hour display visible on the side of the watch by means of a red-lacquered cursor moving beneath the metallised sapphire crystal every 60 minutes. The dragging minutes, appearing on a black disc, are read off on the top of the case that also features beadblasted titanium plates. Time-setting is done via a screw-lock crown at 12 o’clock. The Spacecraft watch is fitted with a black polyamide mesh strap. This 99-piece limited edition will delight devotees of horological complexity and original products.

    Manuel Emch sums it up in these terms: “The concept we have created with this collection reflects a new approach for the brand, meaning facilitating access to innovative, contemporary and offbeat watchmaking.”
    With this exceptional creation, RJ-Romain Jerome offers a new way of reading the time, as the well-named Spacecraft carries you away to explore new planets at the speed of light.

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    Re: Intergalactic mission with RJ-Romain Jerome and its Spacecraft

    What time is it?

    It's RJ5!
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    Re: Intergalactic mission with RJ-Romain Jerome and its Spacecraft

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Monocle View Post
    What time is it?

    It's RJ5!
    You need to look at the watch from 2 different perspectives to get the time. So, the most intuitive RJ yet.
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    Intergalactic mission with RJ-Romain Jerome and its Spacecraft

    Dont really get this watch.

    RJ seems to be the polar opposite of MB&F

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    Quote Originally Posted by martin_blank View Post
    RJ seems to be the polar opposite of MB&F
    I dunno... they kinda look like next door neighbours today:

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    Re: Intergalactic mission with RJ-Romain Jerome and its Spacecraft

    Interesting. But time reading should be easy.

    Does it contain any "DNA" from somebody's space craft?
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    Intergalactic mission with RJ-Romain Jerome and its Spacecraft

    Quote Originally Posted by CADstraps View Post
    I dunno... they kinda look like next door neighbours today:

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    Ya if one neighbor has a really pretty house and one doesn't..

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    If we wanted to make telling the time difficult, we could strap a sundial to our wrist. That said, it's still a unique watch, and I'd find some wrist time for it if someone else footed the bill for it.
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    Re: Intergalactic mission with RJ-Romain Jerome and its Spacecraft

    Quote Originally Posted by martin_blank View Post
    Ya if one neighbor has a really pretty house and one doesn't..
    Which one is which :confused: ?

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    Intergalactic mission with RJ-Romain Jerome and its Spacecraft

    The one that looks like a vintage Ferrari isn't the ugly one..

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