Tag: Table Clocks

LIBRA Sloped – Limited Edition

Libra-Sloped-Gold-Limited

The Epicyclic Skeleton Clock

At its heart, LIBRA, is a 10-day spring-driven pendulum clock. One of the interesting and unusual features found in this timepiece refers to its train, which is actually an epicyclic (planetary gearing) one. The motion work is based on the Ferguson Mechanical Paradox which avoids the need for a 12 to 1 gear train between the hour hand and the minute hand.

Perhaps, the most evident change that occurred, in order to be different from the original design, is the substitution of the metal case with two glass plates which give an impression as if the clock mechanism is suspended mid-air.

COLLECTION

Such a solution allows for the possibility to make the core element visible to the audience, inviting them to look at the clock differently, from a new perspective, thus appreciating its pure mechanism and maybe discovering something new and intriguing for themselves. William Strutt’s clock traditionally mounted the recoil escapement which, after a series of calculations, we substituted with the Graham one. The piece thus delivers a more precise performance.

The Invar pendulum which in the original version is linked at the back, is moved to the left side of the clockwork to enhance its aesthetical appeal. It was done for those clock lovers who never want to miss its constant and gentle motion.

LIBRA SLOPED – LIMITED

Technical Description

MOVEMENT

  • 24K-Gold / Rhodium coating or DLC-PVD / Rhodium coating.
  • Graham escapement.
  • One-side pushing extremely asymmetric crutch.
  • Regulating screw of a crutch with a ruby on the tip for low coefficient of friction.
  • Invar pendulum rod.
  • Stainless steel arbors, revolution on ball bearing.
  • 10-day power reserve.

STRUCTURE

  • Marble / Wood / Aluminium base
  • Flame-harden crystal glass – 8mm thickness
  • Flame-harden glass of central ring wheel – 4 mm thickness

DIMENSIONS

  • Width 380mm
  • Height 380mm
  • Depth 155mm

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NT9

Matthias Naeschke Table Clock NT 9

All eyes on the dial

The NT 9 table clock is a timepiece of understated elegance. The dial is the highlight of the table clock NT 9. It is entirely hand-made in elaborate and diverse work steps. Here we have implemented the maximum of artisanal possibility and created a little masterpiece which is singular in its detail. The matt-blasted and gilded base dial is surrounded by a polished and screwed frame, composed of four individual segments.

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LIBRA Square

Libra-Square-DLC

The Epicyclic Skeleton Clock

At its heart, LIBRA, is a 10-day spring-driven pendulum clock. One of the interesting and unusual features found in this timepiece refers to its train, which is actually an epicyclic (planetary gearing) one. The motion work is based on the Ferguson Mechanical Paradox which avoids the need for a 12 to 1 gear train between the hour hand and the minute hand.

Perhaps, the most evident change that occurred, in order to be different from the original design, is the substitution of the metal case with two glass plates which give an impression as if the clock mechanism is suspended mid-air.

COLLECTION

Such a solution allows for the possibility to make the core element visible to the audience, inviting them to look at the clock differently, from a new perspective, thus appreciating its pure mechanism and maybe discovering something new and intriguing for themselves. William Strutt’s clock traditionally mounted the recoil escapement which, after a series of calculations, we substituted with the Graham one. The piece thus delivers a more precise performance.

The Invar pendulum which in the original version is linked at the back, is moved to the left side of the clockwork to enhance its aesthetical appeal. It was done for those clock lovers who never want to miss its constant and gentle motion.

Versions

LIBRA SQUARE (Gold & DLC Version)

 

Technical Description

MOVEMENT

  • 24K-Gold / Rhodium coating or DLC-PVD / Rhodium coating.
  • Graham escapement.
  • One-side pushing extremely asymmetric crutch.
  • Regulating screw of a crutch with a ruby on the tip for low coefficient of friction.
  • Invar pendulum rod.
  • Stainless steel arbors, revolution on ball bearing.
  • 10-day power reserve.

STRUCTURE

  • Marble / Wood / Aluminium base
  • Flame-harden crystal glass – 8mm thickness
  • Flame-harden glass of central ring wheel – 4 mm thickness

DIMENSIONS

  • Width 380mm
  • Height 380mm
  • Depth 155mm

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NT12

Baselworld 2014 would have been the perfect kick-off event to celebrate the 30 year ceremony of foundation of Matthias Naeschke. However, other – as it is often seen and practiced – Matthias Naeschke have done what we can do best: creating and constructing a new movement. The result is the elegant desk clock NT 12 with a duration if no less than 13,5 months. This outstanding running time of over one year has a special position within desk clocks with pendulum and mainspring. Driven by mainspring and screw. The gold plated movement sits on four massive columns made of silver plated brrass. The great escapement wheel – typical for Naeschke – and anchor with circular ruby pallets are a must for this special clock; as well as a temperature compensating pendulum, ball and ruby bearings and a dial with hand-engraved sterling silver. The desk clock NT 12 is competed with an 60 cm high, fabricated drom cherry qood case with high gloss surface and faceted glass.

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