Time Fast D8 Silver
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Limited Edition: 100 pieces
Case: stainless steel in silver
Size: 38 x 16 x 12cm (L x W x H); weighing 4.7 kg
Movement: hand-wound, made in-house
Function: time set by rotating the steering wheel counterclockwise, movement wound by rolling car backward
Power Reserve: approximately eight days
Factory Warranty: two years
L’Epée 1839 takes you behind the wheel with the Time Fast. This vintage-inspired race car and a modern clock in one is a kinetic sculpture that tells the time. It was designed by Georg Foster, a promising young newcomer and a major contributor to this second collaboration between ECAL (Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne) and the Swiss manufacture.
The name of the Time Fast D8 clearly conveys its technical aspirations, incorporating a motor that can last 8 days—or rather an in-house caliber with a 192-hour power reserve beating at 18,000 vibrations per hour.
This kinetic sculpture displays the hours and minutes like a race number, allowing the time to be easily read on the side of the chassis. A figure sits in the cockpit, where a glass dome, or rather a driver’s helmet, highlights the thrumming escapement. In front of him is the steering wheel, which adopts the three-spoke design typically seen in race cars, serving to set the time. Meanwhile, in a subtle nod to childhood memories, the mechanical motor is wound just like a pull-back car.
Time Fast D8 Silver
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