Discover the Astronomia Revolution: Jacob & Co.’s Breathtaking Timepiece that Defies Gravity and Time!
Jacob & Co. has just unveiled its newest and most thrilling addition to the Astronomia collection, the Astronomia Revolution timepiece, ahead of Watches & Wonders.
Encased in a stunning 46mm sapphire and gold structure, this exceptional watch features the all-new JCAM48B Calibre, meticulously engineered for accuracy, speed, and optimal entertainment value. The timepiece showcases a twin-axis flying tourbillon and a mesmerizing rotating dial that completes a full revolution every minute.
Drawing inspiration from the vast expanse of space, a personal passion of the Maison’s founder and chairman, Jacob Arabo, the Astronomia Revolution is a true testament to celestial design. It boasts 18 hexagonal mirrors, reminiscent of those on space exploration instruments, as well as a miniature version of the James Webb Space Telescope’s gilded reflectors. The exquisite 18-carat red gold mirrors and transparent caseband allow for an unimpeded view of the watch’s intricate inner workings.
Jacob & Co.’s CEO, Benjamin Arabov, proudly states, “We’ve been perfecting the Astronomia movement for eight years, starting with the already impressive speed of one revolution every 20 minutes. It’s unprecedented and represents more than just an evolution of Astronomia.” He elaborates, “This timepiece has been reimagined from its very foundations. It demanded revolutionary mechanics, innovative ideas, and the relentless drive that fuels us at Jacob & Co. The Astronomia Revolution is ‘Inspired by the Impossible,’ and we’ve made the impossible a reality.”
Available as a highly exclusive 18-piece limited edition, six pieces feature a rose gold build, while the other twelve come in white gold—six of which include a striking black DLC coating. Each timepiece retails for $600,000 USD. For further details, visit the official Jacob & Co. website.
The Astronomia Revolution represents the pinnacle of horological innovation and artistic expression, capturing the imagination with its uncompromising design and awe-inspiring mechanics. Jacob & Co. continues to push the boundaries of watchmaking, elevating the Astronomia to new heights of speed and precision.
Starting from scratch, the Maison has painstakingly re-engineered the entire movement to accomplish a full rotation in just one minute. This astonishing feat is powered by a unique whip-based constant force device, a testament to Jacob & Co.’s commitment to pushing the envelope.
Visually, the Astronomia Revolution is nothing short of spectacular. Its imposing 47mm diameter and 27mm height are accentuated by 18 hexagonal mirrors inspired by the James Webb Space Telescope, reflecting the dazzling high-speed movement beneath. Furthermore, the watch features a multi-axis flying tourbillon and a uniquely cut ruby that serves as a seconds hand, marking another first for the Astronomia collection.
With only 18 pieces of the Astronomia Revolution being crafted, this extraordinary timepiece is sure to captivate and inspire those who appreciate the very best in horological artistry and innovation. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the impossible become reality with Jacob & Co.’s Astronomia Revolution.