Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The Antiqua Perpetual Calendar in Sketches

Apps are a wonderful tool of the internet age. And I used them recently to convert some photos I had taken into wonderful sketches.

So how would you like the Vianney Halter Antiqua in sketches?
 photo IMG_8966_zps2622f358.jpg

I had featured a few of Vainney's timepieces in a few other posts. But the most iconic of all is perhaps the Antiqua featuring a three part dial with a date window. First, the time...
 photo IMG_8982_zps84fddc23.jpg

Then the sub-dial at the 7 o'clock position showing the month and leap year indication.
 photo IMG_8983_zpsf35124aa.jpg

The date window is found to the right of that indicator.
 photo IMG_8984_zps6ce02693.jpg

The last sub-dial is found at the 10 o'clock position showing the day of the week. And the movement side.
 photo IMG_8985_zps84ecb733.jpg

Some pretty cool sketches I think. Hope you like them. For more on the iconic piece please check out this post on the Antiqua Perpetual Calendar.

No comments:

Post a Comment