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Watches -- Louis Moinet

Louis Moinet is an independent watch brand located in Saint-Blaise, Switzerland, specialising in the creation of high-end timepieces, often featuring exotic materials and innovative technology, underpinned by the philosophy of limited-edition mechanical art. Under the guidance of founder, CEO and creative director Jean-Marie Schaller, the brand harnesses the passion and inventiveness of master watchmaker Louis Moinet, one of the greatest horologists of all time. Click on the panels below to discover the Louis Moinet brand today, its time-honoured watchmaking techniques and its technological innovations, as well as finding out about the life of the great master watchmaker Louis Moinet.


Metropolis Rose Gold
The Metropolis features three different sets of openwork – on the hour markers, on the
dial, and on the lugs and vertical bridges – giving the timepiece a uniquely three-dimensional aspect.
Technical Specifications
Features and indications
  Hours and Minutes
  Seconds (at 9 o’clock)
Dial and hands
  Hour & Minute “Goutte de Rosée”® dew-drop hands
  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 or 18K rose gold
  Diameter: 43.20 mm
  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

Metropolis Magic Blue
The Metropolis features three different sets of openwork – on the hour markers, on the
dial, and on the lugs and vertical bridges – giving the timepiece a uniquely three-dimensional aspect.
Technical Specifications
Features and indications
  Hours and Minutes
  Seconds (at 9 o’clock)
Dial and hands
  Hour & Minute “Goutte de Rosée”® dew-drop hands
  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 or 18K rose gold
  Diameter: 43.20 mm
  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

Geograph-Rainforest LM-24.30.56
Louis Moinet has created another pioneering timepiece with this two-pusher automatic chronograph with second time zone featuring genuine fossilised palm wood.
Forming two beautiful chronograph counter dials, the fossilised palm wood has its origins in an emblematic tree from the tropical forests of Southeast Asia, believed to be 70 million years old.
Technical Specifications
Geograph Rainforest is a two-pusher automatic chronograph with second time zone featuring genuine fossilised palm wood from the tropical forests of Southeast Asia, believed to be 70 million years old. It is available in a limited edition of 120 pieces.
Features and Indications
  Hours, minutes and small seconds
  Chronograph: Central seconds; 30-minute and 12-hour counters
  Both chronograph counters made from genuine fossilised palm wood from the tropical forests of Southeast Asia, believed to be 70 million years old
  Second time zone
Dial and Hands
  Central golden Gouttes de Rosée hour and minute hands
  Golden sun-shaped small seconds at 9 o’clock
  Central serpentine second time zone hand in blued steel
  Chronograph features central seconds hand and a 30-minute sub-dial counter at 12 o’clock and a 12-hour sub-dial counter at 6 o’clock both made from genuine fossilised palm wood, all hands blued steel
  Côte du Jura guilloche
Movement and Finishing
  Exclusive automatic movement
  Oscillations: 28,800 vph
  Frequency: 4 Hz
  Lines: 13 ¼
  Louis Moinet design rotor
  Power reserve: 48 hours
  Jewels: 25
  Balance: Glucydur
Case and Strap
  Case: Original Louis Moinet design featuring six-screw bezel
  Materials: 316L stainless steel case with polished and matt finishing & 18k rose gold bezel, crown and chronograph pushers
  Diameter: 46.50 mm
  Height: 17.07 mm
  Water resistance: 50m
  Case-back: Equipped with 7 screws and engraved with individual number and Louis Moinet symbols Display-back engravings inspired by the tropical rainforest
  Crystals: Two sapphire crystals with anti-reflective treatment on both sides
  Crown guard: Patent pending Chronograph ‘champagne cork’ pushers with ‘atlas’ engraving
Strap: Hand-sewn Louisiana alligator leather with alligator leather lining with 24mm-width between lugs
  Buckle: Double folding clasp in 316L stainless steel

Second Tempograph LM-39.20.50
Technical, architectural, fun, and above all unprecedented: the 20 Second Tempograph breaks down the barriers between traditional and contemporary watchmaking, and offers a vibrant tribute to the genius of Louis Moinet.
Technical Specifications
Features and indications

  Hours & Minutes
  20-second retrograde mechanism
Dial and hands
“Gouttes de Rosée”® (dewdrop) hands, blued steel
Movement and finishing
  Mechanical self-winding
  Calibre LM39 developed and manufacture-made by Louis Moinet and Concepto
  Winding: Self-winding
  Oscillations: 28,800 vph (8 V/S, 8 vibrations per second)
  Frequency: 4 Hz
  Lines: 14 ½
  Power reserve: 48 hours at maximum wind
  Jewels: 36
  Decoration: Circular Côtes de Genève pattern, jewels with diamond-cut chamfers, and circular satin-finish gears with 5N gold-toned finish
Case and strap
  Case: Original Louis Moinet® design featuring six-screw bezel
  Materials: Grade 5 titanium with polished and matt finishing
  18K rose gold
  Diameter: 43.50 mm (titanium) ; 44 mm (18K gold)
  Thickness: 15.60 mm (titanium) ; 16.10 mm (18K gold)
  Water resistance: 50 metres
  Case-back: Equipped with 7 screws, engraved with individual number and Louis Moinet symbols
  Crystals: Two sapphire crystals with anti-glare treatment on both sides
  Crown guard: Patent pending
  Width between lugs: 24mm
  Strap: Hand-sewn Louisiana alligator leather with alligator leather lining
  Buckle: Double folding clasp in 316L stainless steel
  Pin buckle in 18K gold

Skydance Magic Red
“Our style has matured a lot over the last ten years, as have our decorative
techniques,” explains Jean-Marie Schaller, Louis Moinet’s CEO and Creative Director.
“It was high time we extended our tradition of exclusive limited editions to encompass
a completely different, contemporary piece.”
Technical specifications
Features and functions

  Hours, minutes and small seconds (at 6 o’clock)
Movement and finishing
  Automatic movement
  LM58 caliber, designed and manufactured by Louis Moinet
  Winding: Automatic
  Oscillations: 28,800 vibrations per hour
  Frequency: 4Hz
  Lines: 11 ½
  Power reserve: 42 hours
  Jewels: 28
  Diameter: 26 mm
  Height: 5.25 mm
  Decoration: Louis Moinet symbols engravings.
Dial and hands
 Hours, minutes and small seconds (at 6 o’clock) display features a sun with the rays pointing to the second.
Case and strap
  Case: Original Louis Moinet®, composed of 54 pieces, design with two-part bezel and 6 diamonds
  Material: Titanium & 316L Stainless Steel
  Diameter: 36 mm
  Thickness: 12.10 mm
  Water resistance: 50 meters
  Lugs: Ceramic holding strap
  Crystals: Sapphire crystals with non-reflective coating on both faces
  Distance between lugs: 18 mm
  Strap: Hand-sewn Louisiana alligator leather with alligator lining
  Buckle: Folding clasp.

Skydance Magic Green
“Our style has matured a lot over the last ten years, as have our decorative
techniques,” explains Jean-Marie Schaller, Louis Moinet’s CEO and Creative Director.
“It was high time we extended our tradition of exclusive limited editions to encompass
a completely different, contemporary piece.”
Technical specifications
Features and functions
  Hours, minutes and small seconds (at 6 o’clock)
Movement and finishing
  Automatic movement
  LM58 caliber, designed and manufactured by Louis Moinet
  Winding: Automatic
  Oscillations: 28,800 vibrations per hour
  Frequency: 4Hz
  Lines: 11 ½
  Power reserve: 42 hours
  Jewels: 28
  Diameter: 26 mm
  Height: 5.25 mm
  Decoration: Louis Moinet symbols engravings.
Dial and hands
 Hours, minutes and small seconds (at 6 o’clock) display features a sun with the rays pointing to the second.
Case and strap
  Case: Original Louis Moinet®, composed of 54 pieces, design with two-part bezel and 6 diamonds
  Material: Titanium & 316L Stainless Steel
  Diameter: 36 mm
  Thickness: 12.10 mm
  Water resistance: 50 meters
  Lugs: Ceramic holding strap
  Crystals: Sapphire crystals with non-reflective coating on both faces
  Distance between lugs: 18 mm
  Strap: Hand-sewn Louisiana alligator leather with alligator lining
  Buckle: Folding clasp.
 
Metropolis LM-45_10_50_Front _WB
The Metropolis features three different sets of openwork – on the hour markers, on the
dial, and on the lugs and vertical bridges – giving the timepiece a uniquely three-dimensional aspect.
Technical Specifications
Features and indications

  Hours and Minutes
  Seconds (at 9 o’clock)
Dial and hands
  Hour & Minute “Goutte de Rosée”® dew-drop hands
  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 or 18K rose gold
  Diameter: 43.20 mm
  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

Jules Verne Instrument 2022053_xxl
Jules Verne Instrument III is an original and decidedly technological chronograph inspired by Captain Nemo, the protagonist of Verne’s 1869 novel Twenty thousand leagues under the sea in which Nemo chooses voluntary exile from human society to sail the oceans aboard his Nautilus submarine.
Louis Moinet has created Jules Verne Instrument III especially for the Captain, a high-precision instrument and loyal companion to accompany him alongside his various locomotive devices in his many confrontations with worlds known and unknown.
Technical specifications
Jules Verne Instrument III is a monopusher chronograph inspired by Captain Nemo, the protagonist in the eponymous author’s acclaimed novel Twenty thousand leagues under the sea. Jules Verne Instrument III is available in two limited editions of 365 pieces each: 18k rose gold and grade 5 titanium; and grade 5 titanium and 316L stainless steel.
Features and Indications
  Monopusher chronograph
  Start-Stop-Reset function indicator
  Function indicator inspired by Chadburn telegraph transmitter
  Central 60-second chronograph seconds
  30-minute chronograph counter at 3 o’clock
  Central hours and minutes
  Small seconds at 9 o’clock
  Date window at 7 o’clock
Dial and Hands
  Côtes du Jura guilloche
  Milled appliques with hex screws
  Blue and white Super-LumiNova
Movement and Finishing
  Exclusive, mechanical self-winding Louis Moinet caliber, LM30
  Oscillations: 28,800 vph
  Frequency: 4Hz
  Lines: 13 ¼
  Power reserve: 48 hours
  Jewels: 27
  Open-worked rotor mounted on ceramic ball bearings
Case and Strap
  Case: Original Louis Moinet design, bezel secured with 6 hex screws
  Crafted in either 18k rose gold and grade 5 titanium or grade 5 titanium & 316L stainless steel
  Diameter: 46.50mm
  Height: 16.65mm
  The Louis Moinet crown guard
  Water resistance: 100m
  Crystals: Two sapphire crystals with anti-reflective treatment
  Case-back secured with 7 screws and engraved with individual number and Louis Moinet markings
  Width between lugs: 24mm
  Strap: Natural black rubber
  Buckle: Double folding clasp in 316L stainless steel

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