MOVEMENT – Urban Jürgensen Movement P8
– Patented Chronometer Escapement
– Manual winding
– Hours, minutes, central seconds and power reserve indicator
– Adjusted to temperature, isochronism in five (5) positions
– Stop seconds
– Patented differential system
– Twin barrels
– Autonomy 60 hours
– Frequency 21’600 V/h (3 Hz)
– Twenty-eight (28) jewels
– Diameter 32.00 mm
– Thickness 5.20 mm
– 750 Rose Gold
– 40 mm Round 3-piece case, with a convex bezel
– Individually soldered teardrop lugs
– Domed sapphire crystal
– Open back with flat sapphire crystal
– Water resistant 3 ATM
– Hand finished guilloché dial on one piece solid silver
– Roman numerals
– Hand made in thermally blued steel and Rose Gold
– Click mounted diamond polished eye in Rose Gold
BUCKLE – Classic C-buckle in Rose Gold, signed Urban Jürgensen. Folding buckle optional.
STRAP – Alligator skin
– Length 115/75mm, width 20/16. Custom made sizes available on request.
– Semi-Matt brown. Other colours available on request.
7DETENT ESCAPEMENT MOVEMENT
In 2011 Urban Jürgensen presented the prototype of the ground creating a revolutionary Pivoted Detent Escapement for its new
breaking UJ-P8 movement, the world’s first wristwatch movement movement, it was also found to be so robust that it passed the
utilizing a chronometer escapement, thus connecting the marine Chronofiable ® test; one of the toughest standards in the Swiss
chronometers and clocks made by the firm in the 18th and 19th Horological Industry.
centuries directly to the world of watchmaking in the 21st. century.
In 2015, Urban Jürgensen took a step further in the development of
The extreme precision of the detent escapement, which lies at the its Detent Escapement and its movement. Completely in line with
heart of defining a true chronometer, ranks far above the tourbillon the company’s high standards of manufacturing and traditions,
in terms of accuracy and horological importance. Nonetheless, until the new design of the bridges and the intricate new finish of the
2011 it was considered an impossibility to successfully implement movement found in this collection elegantly and mechanically
it in a modern wristwatch. In the 18th and 19th centuries it was close the circle between Urban Jürgensen past and present.
used exclusively in ship’s chronometers, built to withstand the
motion of the open sea, always with the dial facing upwards in a Connoisseurs and experts will immediately recognize this as a
gimbal mounting and set within a closed box. unique timepiece, as the central second hand sweeps over the
dial at 3 beats per second. The only mechanical wrist watch in the
In today’s world, the day-to-day hazards of life on a wrist are
world to do so.
extreme compared to the marine environment and, therefore,
the original escapement concept had to be altered. Additionally, – Pivoted detent escapement
this step required smaller dimensions in order to make the detent – Three level roller on the balance wheel
escapement practical and accurate for modern times. – Escapement wheel working in two levels
– Security system for shocks
After several years of research and heavy investments in classic
watch making R&D, Urban Jürgensen was not only successful in
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