World first – Krayon world time cheap fake watches, a movement design engineering studio based in Neuchatel, unveils Everywhere, the first mechanical wristwatch to be able to calculate and display the sunrise and sunset times everywhere on the globe. Like many simple, good ideas this is easier said than done. We take a look at this highly impressive mechanical calculator, which also indicates time by hours, minutes and seconds.
Although quite rare, some watches indicate the sunrise and sunset times (for instance Audemars Piguet with the caliber 2120/2808). However these are usually calibrated according to a given place determined by the watch’s owner. From a technical perspective, these are (relatively) simple. Cams designed in relation with the particular place rotate once a year and allow to display the changing sunrise and sunset times.
This was not good enough for Remi Maillat, the founder of Krayon replica watches for sale. Christened ‘Everywhere’, the first creation under his name features universal sunrise and sunset indication – i.e. providing these indications everywhere, with the possibility to adjust the place.
The ultra-complex movement is a mechanical calculator comprising 595 components including 85 jewels, 4 differentials, 84 gear assemblies and 145 gear parts. To determine the sunrise and sunset times everywhere, it needs to compute the date (taking into account the equation of time), the latitude, the longitude and the UTC.
Despite this complexity, the micro-rotor movement is impressively compact, being just 6.5 mm high. On the other hand, it is large at 35.4 mm in diameter and looks stunning through the sapphire case back. The movement is hand-finished with a specific pattern radiating from the center of the movement, circular graining, hand-made chamfers or engraving on the 22K gold micro-rotor. It is ticking at 3 Hz. for a healthy power reserve of 3 days.
The hands in daily use (date and time) are rendered in blue for enhanced legibility. The hands corresponding to the settings are in white or pink gold depending on the versions. The minutes are shown in the center by a large hand. The hours are read on the contour of the dial thanks to a blue arrow on the 24 scale. It also allows to visualize how many hours have passed since sunset. Three overlapping discs driven by the movement, including one bearing the hour pointer, allow to indicate the duration of the day and night.