1140 PT | Silver dial | platinum
The Urban Jürgensen Ref. 1140L PT features a 40 mm platinum, 3-piece case and Urban Jürgensen’s distinctive teardrop lugs and convex bezel. Forged separately from the case, the classic teardrop lugs are carefully heat-treated, hand-polished and individually soldered into place using mid-century horological methods, with no visible soldering line.
The hand-finished 1140L PT dial displays a unique mix of traditional guilloché, “sablage” opaline and brushed surfaces, and is manufactured from a single piece of solid silver. The décor “panier” subsidiary seconds’ is hand guillochéd, with a mirror-pearled circular track for the 5-second indicators; calque traced for the remaining individual indicators. The opaline coloured center is created using a fine “sablage” or “sanding” treatment.
The dial further features classic, Urban Jürgensen domed solid white gold, Arabic numerals and a ‘pearled’ outer-minute track. The handmade, solid white gold ‘observatoire’ Urban Jürgensen hands are turned on a precision lathe, thermally blued (to Urban Jürgensen’s unique navy colour) and mirror polished, with the arms of the hands carefully riveted in place, creating a unique visual effect reminiscent of early 18th and 19th century marine chronometers made by Urban Jürgensen. The “eye” of the hour hand is a solid gold insert, concentrically diamond polished and friction fit.
The Urban Jürgensen ‘P4’, in-house movement is expertly-finished and elaborately decorated, with tapering lines towards the escapement wheel in Côtes de Genève patterning. This manually-wound movement is adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, with 23 working jewels. It features a stop-seconds function, allowing the movement to be stopped and synchronized to a time signal with absolute precision. The ‘Swiss Lever’ escapement design of the P4 movement allows the balance wheel to be engaged with the mechanism only during the split-second it swings through its centre position, reducing overall friction and enabling far superior timekeeping ability. The P4 movement is fairly discrete, at 5.20mm x 32mm, with two barrels and a power-reserve of 72 hours.
This silver dial Urban Jürgensen Ref. 1140L PT is delivered with solid platinum tang buckle and black alligator strap.
A Collected Man is the authorised UK retailer for Urban Jürgensen. Viewings can be arranged by appointment at our offices in Central London. All watches listed for sale are available, in stock and covered by the full manufacturer's warranty. Any watches from Urban Jürgensen can be ordered through us. The price is exclusive of 20% EU-wide VAT.
|Model:||Jürgensen 1745 Collection - Ref. 1140 PT|
|Movement:||Mechanical Manual-winding In-house Cal. P4|
|Functions:||Time-only: Hours, Minutes, Sub-seconds|
|Features:||Guilloche Dial, Display Back, Blue Steel Hands|
|Case:||40 mm Platinum|
|Crystal:||Sapphire Front and Back|
|Bracelet:||Black Alligator Strap with Platinum Tang Buckle|
|Box & papers:||Full Set - Box and Papers|
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