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TRILOBE – A bespoke starry sky

With “Time. Liberated.” as its leitmotif, the brand with its architectural DNA and ring-shaped time indications is indeed moving very quickly. In the year of its launch, its founder Gautier Massonneau managed to convince the GPHG jury to select it in its “Petite Aiguille” category (reflecting affordable luxury), and the founder of Only Watch to include it in his iconic biennial auction. Prior to that, Massoneau had persuaded watchmaker-designer Jean-François Mojon to develop its exclusive caliber, patented for its display featuring three rotating rings sliding on ruby bearings. In addition to the eight different-colored versions of its first collection Les Matinaux, it is now offering this model as one-of-a-kind timepieces at a particularly affordable price. All one need do is reach for the stars with the sky of one’s choice in terms of time, place and date – such as to recall an unforgettable moment by immortalizing it in a symbolic, original, personalized and powerful way. The corresponding star-studded sky chart is thus accurately reproduced on the dial of your Trilobe watch by means of a process never before used in watchmaking, by 3D growth of Super-LumiNova in relief. Your watch becomes (almost) as unique as one of your nearest and dearest.

Les Matinaux – Secret

CASE : satin-brushed and mirror-polished 316L stainless steel, convex bezel, sapphire crystal caseback, “Pièce unique” engraving on the back, water-resistant to 50m DIAMETER : 40.5mm MOVEMENT : mechanical self-winding (2892 base movement transformed using a 100-part X-Centric module by JF Mojon, 42h power reserve), 246 parts FUNCTIONS : hours, minutes and seconds by patented rotating rings and fixed indexes DIAL : bespoke star-studded sky in 3D Super-LumiNova, rosette-shaped seconds and Trilobe indexes STRAP : hand-sewn alligator leather with double folding clasp

Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.

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