Jaquet Droz Introduces Grande Seconde Tribute

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Tribute

In Honor of Its 280th Anniversary, Jaquet Droz Pays Introduces the Grande Seconde Tribute

Since its introduction back in 2002, the Grande Seconde wristwatch has become an iconic piece of the Jaquet Droz lineup. To celebrate their 280th anniversary, Jaquet Droz has released the Grande Second Tribute, limited to just 88 pieces and presented in an exclusive box. This marks the first time the brand offers a wristwatch version of this iconic timepiece in yellow gold.

The Grande Seconde Pocket Watch

The 1784 Grande Seconde pocket watch

The first Grande Seconde was created in pocket watch form by the founder of the brand, Pierre Jaquet-Droz in 1784. This year’s Grande Seconde Tribute clearly draws inspiration from that first pocket watch version, with a yellow gold case and timeless white dial with black Arabic and Roman numerals.


In honor of its 280th anniversary, Jaquet Droz introduces the Grande Seconde Tribute. This marks the first time a Grande Seconde wristwatch has been available in yellow gold

The Grande Seconde Tribute features a Caliber 2663 movement which is entirely hand-assembled, and is capable of almost three full days of power reserve (68 hours). The watch is resistant to magnetic fields and temperature variations thanks to a silicon escapement. The watch is decorated with traditional hand guilloche and the brand’s two symbolic stars. The starts represent the Jaquet-Droz father and son, and are unique to the Grande Seconde Tribute.

See a sampling of our selection of Jaquet Droz timepieces online, or see our entire collection by visiting our luxury salons in Aventura, FL and Nashville, TN.

David King

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David King is the Director of Business Development of King Jewelers. A Graduate Gemologist with specialties in luxury timepieces, diamonds, and marketing, his main responsibilities include advertising & marketing, events, watch buying, client relations, concierge services, website development, brand management, and business development.

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