LOUIS MOINET


“The aim is to capture the spirit of Louis Moinet himself (1768-1853) and embody it in an urban, modernistic rendition. Simply put, it’s a union of the visionary talent of the inventor of the chronograph and high frequency with a contemporary work of architecture. Metropolis is a city watch”, explains Jean-Marie Schaller, CEO Ateliers Louis Moinet. “Its ethos combines ergonomics with design, and function with style. We’ve broken free of neoclassical conventions and adopted a committed, contemporary approach that’s unlike anything we’ve ever done before”. The Metropolis features three different sets of openwork – on the hour markers, on the dial, and on the lugs and vertical bridges – giving the timepiece a uniquely three-dimensional aspect. The first openwork feature is on the Roman numeral hour markers, themselves a first for a Louis Moinet timepiece. The manufacture has therefore taken extra special care with them in order to ensure a completely new, ultra-modern res

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