L’Epée 1839 relives the fascination of a swashbuckling historical romance with the magic of a double animation duel with swords. The new animation shows both the power reserve and double retrograde seconds. The L’Epée 1839 trademark animation offers a fascinating visual fencing display.
Closely respecting longtime tradition, each part of a L’Epée 1839 clock is made by hand, by experienced clockmakers. Only superior materials are used, with exquisite finishes. The beauty of L’Epée 1839 clocks is enhanced by highly polished cases and dials, lacquer adornments and glass sides. Each clock is protected by a varnish over a gold, black, or Palladium plating.
L’Epée 1839 clocks are equipped with beautiful mechanical movements which can be viewed through the glass sides and tops. All parts of the movement are polished and coated with the exception of the steel parts. A L’Epée 1839 clock contains up to 600 parts in solid brass or steel, requiring over 4000 manufacturing process. Features on these timepieces include multi-jeweled mechanisms, Tourbillons, Perpetual Calendars, or 40-day power reserves. The clockmakers are highly qualified craftsmen producing outstanding masterpieces of traditional Swiss clockmaking art.