EVERY SECOND COUNTS
Through this modern aesthetic advancement, the independent brand serves as a reminder that being aware of the passage of time focuses us on the essentials.
In 2013, Louis Moinet made displaying time more fun with the 10 Second Tempograph watch. On its dial, a retrograde hand points to a graduating arc of a circle between 12 and 2 o’clock. This ballet is repeated six times a minute, emphasizing the importance of the unit of measurement. The following year, the 20 Second Tempograph reinterpreted this hypnotic choreography on a larger scale. With the Tempograph Spirit, the brand completed its theme by adding a counter at 9 o’clock segmented into three colored periods, red, blue, and black. Each of them is equivalent to a subdivision of the minute. In this openworked setting, we find the off-center dial dedicated to the hours and minutes, and the balance wheel at 10 o’clock.
It is available in two limited editions accompanied by a Louisiana alligator leather wristband, one consisting of 28 pieces in pink gold, the other of 60 in grade 5 titanium. This timepiece has a smaller case, 40.7mm in diameter, compared to 43 or 44mm previously. This change does not detract in any way from the visual harmony. Quite the contrary! The more modern layout focuses on the essentials. All the data is driven by the LM85 caliber assembled with 254 components. This self-winding movement oscillates at 28,800 vibrations per hour while providing 48 hours of power reserve. The sapphire caseback enables the wearer to appreciate the finishing of its gears and bridges, as well as the oscillating weight decorated with concentric Clous de Paris and the indispensable Fleur de lys, the symbol of Louis Moinet.