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838S skeleton movement

Piaget 838S Grey ultra-thin hand-wound mechanical skeleton movement

838S Grey

2.7 mm ultra-thin skeleton hand-wound mechanical and small seconds. Rhodium execution

  • 838S skeleton movement

    Manufacture Piaget 838S ultra-thin hand-wound mechanical skeleton movement with small seconds.

    An ultra-thin hand-wound movement measuring only 2.7 mm thick, the 838S skeleton movement is a variation of the 838P movement, from which it derives all its qualities. It boasts a balance with screws and an off-centred small seconds indication at 10 o'clock, a hallmark of Manufacture Piaget watchmaking. In a genuine technical feat for an ultra-thin movement, its bridges and its mainplate were drawn as far as possible, then guilloched, thus creating a uniquely refined design with a guilloché sunburst motif shining out from the centre of the carriage, reminiscent of the sun's rays and the divisions of time. The extreme delicacy of its execution offers a detailed insight into the marvellous complexity of its workings to the admiring onlooker. This skeleton movement belongs to the third generation of ultra-thin movements from the watchmaker Piaget. The circular-grained mainplate and bridges, hand-drawn and bevelled, and the blued screws round off this exceptional movement, while remaining true to the aesthetic codes cherished by the Swiss watchmaking brand.

  • Hand-wound, ultra-thin, skeleton

    Type:
    Hand-wound mechanical
    Shape:
    Round
    Functions:
    Hours, Minutes, Small seconds at 10 o'clock
    Technical features:
    Balance with screws
    Power reserve (in hours):
    Approx. 61
    Frequency (vph):
    21,600
    Frequency (Hz):
    3
    Diameter (lines):
    12
    Diameter (mm):
    26.8
    Number of jewels:
    19
    Thickness (mm):
    2.7
    Number of components:
    131
    Finishing:
    Blued screws, Mainplate circular-grained, drawn and bevelled by hand, Bridges circular-grained, drawn and bevelled by hand, Guilloché sunburst motif

    *Piaget luxury watches and jewellery are individually produced and thus the weight and carats of each product can vary from the displayed data.