Weighing in at over 8 kg and standing 40 cm tall, Balthazar is a sophisticated and imposing high-precision robot clock composed of 618 beautifully finished, micro-engineered components.
But beware... Balthazar hides two sides, as there are in all of us.Limited edition of 50 pieces in each color.
"Slow" jumping hours and sweeping minutes
20-second retrograde second display in eyes
35-day power reserve indicator
Double hemisphere moon phase indicator
Movement main plate in palladium-plated polished brass
L’Épée designed and manufactured movement
Balance frequency: 2.5Hz / 18,000bph
405 components / 62 jewels
H: 39.4 cm x W: 23.8 cm (depending on position of the arms) x 12.4 cm (boot size)
Weight: 8.2 kg
Rotate on precision ball bearings with spring click to indicate and hold at resting positions Balthazar's centre of gravity is low to minimise any risk of being knocked over.
Pivot at arms/shoulders, rotation at the elbows, pivot lower arms with spring locking system. On each hand, two fingers cross into the other three so that the hands can clasp.
The double-depth square-socket winding/time-setting key is integrated neatly into the shield, which naturally slips in and out of its concealed niche with horological precision.
Power reserve: 35 days