Regent 1609 AD 4047
Limited to 10 pcs
Size: 40x47 mm
Movement: Automatic movement, "Grande Date" at 12 o'clock, "Moon Phase mechanism", Platinum Rotor
Case: 18kt White or Rose Gold, 54 diamonds, 7.50cts
Dial: White dial, white Arabic numerals. Different phases of the moon in midnight blue, 17 diamonds, 0.12cts, depicting the Great Bear Constellation
Bracelet: Alligator leather strap
Buckle: 30 diamonds, 0.30cts
Crown: The Jewel in the Crown, 0.09cts
Display: Hours, Minutes, Seconds & Date
Total carats: 102 diamonds, 8.01cts
All brilliant cut diamonds set on Backes & Strauss are Ideal Cut diamonds unless stated otherwise.
The Regent 1609 AD, available in 18kt white or rose gold, celebrates both creativity and science. Designed to honour Sir Thomas Harriot, the first British astronomer to map the moon 400 years ago, it brings together the ingenuity of two Houses: Backes & Strauss and Franck Muller. Its dial reveals the different phases of the moon in midnight blue and is set with 17 diamonds, portraying the Great Bear Constellation, while its gold case is further set with 54 Ideal Cut diamonds. Last but definitely not least, the crown of the watch houses 1 Ideal Cut diamond, also known as Backes & Strauss' signature Jewel in the Crown.