Jaquet Droz The Bird Repeater ‘Ultra Lux’ Watch With Engraved Gold Dial And Diamonds Hands-On

What you see here is a piece unique (one-of-a-kind) version of the Jaquet Droz The Bird Repeater watch. We felt that showing off this particular hand-engraved and diamond-studded version of the piece was a good way to offer a nice hands-on look at the first…
Jaquet Droz The Bird Repeater ‘Ultra Lux’ Watch With Engraved Gold Dial And Diamonds Hands-On

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends May 7th

In the third edition of our bi-weekly roundup, we take a look at the some of my favorite watches from Baselworld 2013, which includes Hublot, Patek Philippe and Tag Heur. We also check out an interview with Laurent Picciotto of Chronopassion and find out how…
BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends May 7th

Jaquet Droz The Charming Bird Automaton Watch Sings And Dances

Museum objects produced by Jaquet Droz and his contemporaries (seen here) in the 18th century often take the form of automaton birds geared to emulate in eerie detail actual birds complete with movement and sound. Bird songs were produced by moving a piston style tube…
Jaquet Droz The Charming Bird Automaton Watch Sings And Dances