Moritz Grossmann: A Unique Super Bowl Creation

Moritz Grossmann: A Unique Super Bowl Creation

Moritz Grossmann has created a ‘Unique Piece’, which is powered by manufacture caliber 100.1 in a high-artistic-finish quality and exclusively available in the USA, which is a tribute to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

Staying true to the theme of the event, a stylised, high-gloss polished football is emblazoned onto the black dial. Two small cutouts reveal parts of the sophisticated manufacture mechanics that tick beneath it. The engravings of the final score and the year are another tribute to the game of games. As is de rigueur at Moritz Grossmann and in tune with a long-standing tradition, the fine hands that indicate the time are manually crafted by specialists. Honoring the winners, the tips of this special edition shine in red and black, the team’s colours. 

 While the dial displays a deeply classic, functional design, the manufacture caliber 100.1, shows the opulence of Grossmann’s decorations in full beauty. Every single one of the 198 components – whether visible through the sapphire crystal case back or hidden from the naked eye – is finished in high-artistic quality by skilled experts.

Particularly striking are the ratchet wheel with its three-band snailing pattern, which creates a fascinating play of light, the hand-engraved balance cock adorned with tiny floral motifs, the refined golden chatons and the brownish-violet screws that are characteristic for the Glashütte manufactory. The technical refinements, which also bear the hallmarks of the company founder, include the Grossmann balance, the Glashütte ratchet and the stop-second mechanism for the precise setting of time. 

Technical Data: 

Movement Manufactory calibre 100.1, manual winding, regulated in five positions 
No. of parts 198 
Jewels 20 jewels, of which 3 in screwed gold chatons 
Escapement Lever escapement 
Oscillator Shock-resistant Grossmann balance with 4 inertia screws and 2 poising screws, Nivarox 1 balance spring with No. 80 Breguet terminal curve, Gustav Gerstenberger geometry 
Balance Diameter: 14.2 mm, frequency: 18,000 semi-oscillations/hour 
Power reserve 42 hours when fully wound 
Functions Hours and minutes, subsidiary seconds with stop second, Grossmann manual winder with pusher 
Operating elements Crown in stainless steel to wind the watch and set the time, pusher in stainless steel to start the movement 
Case dimensions Diameter: 41.0 mm, height: 11.35 mm 
Movement dimensions Diameter: 36.4 mm, height: 5.0 mm 
Case Three-part, stainless steel 
Dial Stainless steel, black rhodium-plated 
Hands Manually crafted, in polished steel with Hy-Ceram filling 
Crystal/display back Sapphire crystal, anti-reflective coating on one side 
Strap Hand-stitched Suede leather with prong buckle in stainless steel 
Special features Grossmann balance; hand setting override and start of movement with lateral pusher; space-saving modified Glashütte stopwork with backlash; adjustment with Grossmann micrometer screw on cantilevered balance cock; pillar movement with 2/3 plate and pillars made of untreated German silver; 2/3 plate, balance cock and escape-wheel cock hand-engraved; broad horizontal Glashütte ribbing; 3-band snailing on the Grossmann Uhren GmbH 02/2021 3/5 ratchet wheel; raised gold chatons with pan-head screws; separately removable clutch winding mechanism; stop seconds for hand setting 

Moritz Grossmann’s Unique Piece is engraved with “1/1”. It has an RRP of €16,700 excluding VAT in the USA.

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