LM-45.10.M2

LM-45.10.M2

Metropolis Mexico

Limited edition of 12 watches

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Metropolis Mexico

This unique creation by Louis Moinet enshrines an extraordinary journey through the Mexican culture and history. The collection of only 12 watches in steel features a genuine Allende meteorite fragment in a capsule at the three o'clock position. 

The Allende meteorite discovered in the State of Chihuahua on February 8, 1969 is the oldest known material in existence, estimated to be 4.567 billion years old - making it 30 million years older than the Earth itself. 

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Technical specifications

  • Features and indications

    Hours and Minutes

    Seconds (at 9 o’clock)

  • Dial and hands

    Hour & Minute “Goutte de Rosée”® dew-drop hands

    Capsule containing a genuine Allende meteorite fragment at 3 o'clock. The Allende meteorite discovered in the State of Chihuahua on February 8, 1969 is the oldest known material in existence, estimated to be 4.567 billion years old - makint it 30 million years older than the earth itself. 

    3-level dial with applied open-work hour-markers

    Small seconds lacquered subdial with “Goutte de Rosée” ® hand at 9 o’clock

  • Movement and finishing

    LM45 caliber, designed and manufactured by Louis Moinet

    Winding: Automatic

    Oscillations: 28,800 vibrations per hour

    Frequency: 4Hz

    Lines: 13 ¼

    Power reserve: 48 hours

    Jewels: 22

    Diameter: 30.40 mm

    Height: 6.70 mm

    Decoration: Côtes de Genève, diamond-polished facets, circular-grained wheels. Louis Moinet symbols engravings

  • Case and strap

    Case: Original Louis Moinet®, composed of 55 pieces, design with two-part bezel and 6 screws

    Material: 316L Stainless Steel

    Diameter: 43.20 mm in steel 

    Thickness: 14.80 mm

    Water resistance: 50 meters

    Lugs: Openwork, set with black zircon jewel

    Crystals: Sapphire crystals with non-reflective coating on both faces

    Distance between lugs: 22 mm

    Strap: Hand-sewn Louisiana alligator leather with alligator lining

    Buckle: Folding clasp with “Fleur-de-lis” motif

Allende meteorite
Geniune allende meteorite fragment in a capsule at the 3 o’clock position.
Openwork hour markers
The hour markers are suspended in mid-air, adding a further sense of depth
Openwork Dial
The dial is openwork to observe each and every beat of the exclusive LM-45 caliber.
NEO case
Built around two vertical bridges, the NEO case in steel also features openwork lugs