TRILOBE

“Les Matinaux” Only Watch Edition 2019

Trilobe reveals its bronze edition that compresses life challenges into prose from René Char engraved at the back. A conceptual reversal, featuring the X-Centric Module, with three rotating rings: the largest ring for hours, the median for minutes and the smallest for seconds.

The Trilobe exclusive piece “Les Matinaux” - Only Watch 2019 – is a tribute to all communities fighting strongly and audaciously for effective research and patient’s treatments in the future. René Char paved the way for hope, courage, human warmth and wisdom. 

René Char is a poet who fearlessly shouted out (Impose your luck, embrace your happiness and go toward your risks: by looking at you, they’ll get used to it.). With the courtesy of Madame Char and Gallimard Publishing House, the back of the watch has been exclusively engraved with his quote along with the poet’s original signature.

The watch “Les Matinaux” Only Watch Edition 2019 also echoes the spirit in which Trilobe was created. Trilobe invites us to embrace difference and to adopt a conceptual reversal. With the Trilobe watch, time is set in motion. Three rotating rings hold a unique place, each one carrying a pillar of time: the largest ring for hours, the median for minutes, the smallest for seconds. The rings, eccentric and movable, turn counterclockwise. Thus, a different version of telling time has been conceived: not with hands but with a wisp of magic! “You only fight well for causes you yourself have shaped, with which you identify—and burn.” René Char

SPECIFICATIONS

Model name:
“Les Matinaux” Only Watch Edition 2019

Case: 
Bronze case with brushed and poli-mirror surfaces. Sapphire crystal and double anti-reflection treatment. Water-resistance tested to 5 bars.

Dial: 
In a subtle sunray silver, three eccentric and movable rings slide on rubies, each of them in its own position: hours, minutes, seconds. Each one of them following its own counter clockwise path without ever resting. Hands are replaced by three non-aligned Trilobe index.

Calibre: 
A custom-made conception for an X-centric dynamic developed by Jean-François Mojon. Mechanical movement with automatic winding powered by a highly modified 2892 calibre and the creation of the X-Centric module, entirely Swiss-Made. Power reserve: Approximately 42 hours of power reserve Balance frequency: 28,800 vib/h (4 Hz) Functional rubies: 42 Number of components: 246 Concept: A display concept and patent comprising three display devices representing the hours, minutes and seconds situated on the same plane as the dial

Bracelet: 
Leather strap hand-made in Paris by a team of artisans labelled “Living Heritage Company” with folding buckle delicately engraved with a Trilobe.

Dimensions: 
Diameter: 40.5 mm / Thickness: 10.25 mm
Specificities:
First bronze edition of Trilobe. Tribute to René Char - a poem engraved on the back of the watch along with the poet’s signature, thanks to an official partnership with the Paris publishing House Gallimard: “Impose ta chance, serre ton bonheur et va vers ton risque. A te regarder ils s’habitueront ». («Impose your luck, embrace your happiness and go toward your risks: by looking at you, they'll get used to it.»)

Estimate:
CHF 9,000 - 12,000
EUR 8,000 - 11,000
USD 9,000 - 12,000
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