Raymond Weil Watch - 39.5mm Maestro Moon Phase Automatic
A complete automatic collection for men. The classic maestro design is offered in a range of features from moon-phase indicators, open balance wheels & skeleton dials. The refined details and the technical compilations of this collection highlight our dedication to preserve & uphold the traditional Swiss craftsmanship of watchmaking.
“Maestro “ means “master”, a person who excels in the practice of one’s art. In the music world, this word typically refers to the esteemed composer or conductor. They captivate audiences through their synchronization of rhythms and they command respect through their presence. By naming this collection “maestro”, there is a virtuosity each timepiece must uphold. It must be composed in the purest horological form & maintain a classically recognizable design. The collection harmonizes our 40+ years of brand tradition on the heels of present industry innovations.
The maestro moon phase gives a new meaning to space & time. A moon phase aperture at six o’clock adds an element of otherworldly romance to this classic watch. Moon phase displays were common on clocks & pocket watches dating back to the renaissance period. Combining art & science, this feature demonstrates watchmaking technical mastery & know how.
This automatic men's watchfeatures a monochromatic grey dial and stainless steel mesh bandmaking it a striking accessory to add to your wardrobe. The monochromatic silver watch makes the moon phase aperture stand out in the collection.
Moon phase watches show the various phases of the moon, which has always provided time with an orientation. The moon was the first method of telling the passing of months.
A “moon phase”is the lighted area of the moon that is visible as it travels around the earth. Its journey is exactly 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes & 2.9 seconds.
To set your maestro moon phase watch, you must determine the date of the last full moon in the lunar cycle. Once you have the number of days, pull out the crown and twist counter clockwise. Turn once for each day elapsed.
While this measurement of time may be antiquated; it still represents historical craftsmanship & gives this maestro model a whimsical vintage appeal.
Mechanical self-winding movement with moon phase function–RW4280