The Hornet World Timer has no fewer than six central hands. They are driven by wheels with special split teeth, manufactured using LIGA technology, to ensure play-free movement. The watch can display three time zones: the two pointed hands indicate 24 time zones on the outer ring, while the golden sun-tipped hand can be set to show time zone in between.
Functions Hours, minutes, equation of time, multiple time zone display, mean solar time, big date display at 5 o'clock, month indicator
Time zone pushpiece at 2 o'clock. Second time zone or mean solar time adjustment crown at 10 o'clock. World Timer outer ring rotating adjustment at 9 o'clock. Six central hands. 1) Hour triangle red-tipped hands 2) Long minute hand 3) Short hand indicating the months moving over a graduated scale inside the circle of hour-markers 4) Second time zone shown by a long triangle-tipped hand with white superluminova completing a full turn of the dial in 24 hours 5) Third time zone shown by long sun-tipped hand with red superluminova, can be set to show time zones in half-and quarter-hours, a useful aid in parts of the world like India and the Pacific. It also slides, permitting it to be set to display the mean solar time of any location according to its longitude. 6) Small hand indicating the equation of time: effectively, the difference between apparent solar and mean solar time, on a display segment positioned under the axis of the hands.
Caliber A1766 Exclusive Arnold & Son mechanical movement, self-winding, 41 jewels, diameter 38.55 mm, thickness 7.05 mm, power reserve 42 h, 28'800 vibrations /h. Movement decoration: rhodium treated with fine circular graining and 'Côtes de Genève'.
Case Stainless Steel, diameter 47mm, cambered sapphire with anti-reflective coating on both sides, case back metallic sapphire
Dial Black and grey skeletonised dial. Rhodiated facetted hands, polished.