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This watch tracks the position of the six planets visible from Earth.
With all those gemstones, and 396 working parts, it comes with a hefty price tag of £185,800.
A version with diamond decorations costs £247,700 start saving money
Midnight Planétarium Watch
Poetic Complications Collection, Midnight Planétarium Watch. 44 mm pink gold case; pink gold bezel;
aventurine dial, pink gold sun and shooting star, serpentine Mercury, chloromelanite Venus, turquoise Earth,
red jasper Mars, blue agate Jupiter, sugilite Saturn. Pink gold crown with sapphire case back.
Matte black alligator strap with pink gold folding clasp. Automatic mechanical movement (Stern Manufacture),
equipped with a Christiaan Van der Klaauw module developed exclusively for Van Cleef & Arpels, 48 hour power reserve.
Numbered and unlimited edition.
The Midnight Planétarium watch offers the fascinating possibility of wearing the universe at your wrist.
The dial depicts a miniature reproduction of the Sun and the six planets visible to the naked eye:
Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Earth.
Thanks to an exclusive module, each planet moves on its own disc at its genuine speed of rotation.
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A $330,000 watch that has all the planets rotating in real-time
Submitted by Jur on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 19:14
French jewelry, watch, and perfume company Van Cleef & Arpels unveils a $330,000 watch that tracks the rotation of the six planets visible from Earth in real-time. This luxury item, named the Midnight Planetarium, is a love letter to ancient astronomy.
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