CONCIERGE PRICE: $6,327

TWICE AS BEAUTIFUL
Louis Erard celebrates 2022, the year of the figure two (or nearly), with a special edition of two pieces made with two times two hands: Louis Erard and Alain Silberstein. Two inseparable names since their first collaboration in 2019, two watches that became collector’s items as soon as they were released, such as the triptych that followed. This new diptych continues the trend, with two new variants, Le Régulateur Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein Blanc and La Semaine Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein Blanche. Two times 178 pieces.

2022, year of the figure two. Couple, duo, tandem. History is written by two, the adventure is lived by two: Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein. Since the pair joined forces, nothing has been the same and it is not likely to stop. Copernican encounter: Two ex machina. Louis Erard was looking for his future while Alain Silberstein was looking for his present. The two times were one and the two destinies were united, inseparable, as at the beginning of a saga.

And the saga continues. Manuel Emch, CEO and artistic director of Louis Erard, has once again invited Alain Silberstein to continue the collaboration started in 2019. The fusion of the two worlds has this time given birth to a diptych. Two mechanical variations: a regulator, an original complication from Louis Erard, and a Smiley weekly calendar, Alain Silberstein’s emblematic calendar — every day has its face, its mood, its humour. A work in two parts, symbolic, allegorical, heraldic.

Le Régulateur Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein Blanc
La Semaine Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein Blanche

The two references are produced in a limited series of 178 pieces, a number whose meaning is reinforced from collaboration to collaboration: together we are stronger.

The individual sale price is in itself remarkable: CHF 4,000. Entry price on the collector’s watch – the previous chapters of the Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein collaboration have already proven this with a sustained rating on the secondary market. A price that also signs Louis Erard’s profession of faith: to be the access point to exceptional watchmaking, through capsule editions with contemporary creative artists, and special series dedicated to métiers d’art.

Apart from the white dial and the light grey strap, this diptych takes up the exterior elements of the 2021 triptych version – which was sold out as soon as it was released. A case composed of a tubular container in microblasted grade 2 titanium and transparent caseback, fixed on a vertical sidebar called “brancard” in polished grade 5 titanium and flanked by a signature conical crown stamped with the Louis Erard symbol. The strap is made of special nylon, breathable, ergonomic and adjustable for perfect wearing comfort.

Is it still necessary to introduce Alain Silberstein? Artist, designer, watchmaker architect. A pioneer of the creative watch at the end of the 1980s. A leading figure in the fusion of art and watchmaking. Head of independent watchmaking, inveterate risk taker, Alain Silberstein left the circuit too early due to the economic setback of the 2010s but returned to the race through the great door of collaborations and once again has become immensely popular through Louis Erard.

Is it still necessary to introduce Louis Erard watches? Maison du Noirmont, independent by its roots and by vocation. A model of resistance: built in the middle of the Wall Street Crash of 1929, a survivor of all watchmaking crises, faithful to its commitment to fine, affordable traditional watchmaking. Louis Erard would not be the brand we know today without the impetus of Manuel Emch, artistic and strategic director.

This diptych tells this double story and concentrates all its energies. Simple and unconventional, like disconcerting evidence. It’s as if the two had lost their heads.
More collaborations will follow.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
La Semaine Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein Blanche ref. 75357TT01.BTT83
Limited edition of 178 pieces
Movement Automatic, Sellita SW220-1 calibre, day/date at 6 o’clock, 11½’’’, Ø25.60 mm, height: 5.05 mm, 26 jewels, 28,800 VpH (4Hz), élaboré grade movement, meticulously decorated, special openworked oscillating weight with black lacquered Louis Erard symbol, approx. 38 hours of power reserve
Functions HMS, mood of the day/date
3 central hands
Case Microblasted grade 2 titanium & polished grade 5 titanium, Ø40 mm, lug width: 22 mm, lug to lug: 47 mm, thickness: 11.60 mm, 2 pieces, sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides, movement visible through the transparent caseback, water resistant up to a pressure of 10 bars (100 m/330 ft), Alain Silberstein red lacquered signature crown with Louis Erard symbol, caseback engraved with “Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein 1 of 178”
Dial Opaline (matt silver), grey transfers, signature Alain Silberstein day disc (“smiledays”) and date at 6 o’clock, flange featuring blue and red indexes
Hands Alain Silberstein signature hands: red lacquered hour hand, blue lacquered minute hand and yellow lacquered second hand
Strap Grey nylon and microblasted grade 2 titanium, hook-and-loop fastener system for quick adjustment, functional catch spring bars allowing the strap to be changed quickly
Dimensions: 22.70 mm width, 225 mm length, suitable for a wrist circumference of 140 to 200 mm

Slay Billionaire offers free and insured worldwide delivery. You can expect your timepiece to be delivered in average within 2-5 working days for the UK and European Community, and 4-8 working days for the rest of the World.

CONCIERGE PRICE: $6,327
Includes complimentary worldwide shipping

BUY NOW
Instructions to purchase: click the Buy Now link above, enter the title of this post in the enquiry field, fill in the necessary details and click send. Slay Concierge will contact you to confirm details

WANT TO BUY VIA BITCOIN? Indicate this in the buy now link above.

For 10-25% off this item CLICK HERE TO BECOME A VIP MEMBER

Looking for something else? Click here: Extravagant Gifts

Important Notice to Watch Purchasers

Slay Billionaire by UK retailer Slay Network is a home of a blend of trending handmade and extreme luxury watches and other extravagant items. Slay Billionaire is where Billionaires and aspiring billionaires come to shop and play.

Slay billionaire through its registered network brands has in stock various limited edition time pieces that are difficult to get your hands on anywhere else.

Slay Billionaire is committed to providing what VIP customers want, where they want it and how they want it. Authenticity is Slay Billionaires greatest asset. We place this guarantee on all items sold by Slay Billionaire and its network. Watches purchased from Slay billionaire is like purchasing from the brand boutique or authorized dealer as all authenticity paperwork are included.

For many international shipments you may be required to pay customs and duties, obtain certain license or apply for registration of your purchased product(s) in your own country to receive delivery of your package. The customs charge and/or import regulation is determined completely by the government of your country, and as such we have no control over those costs or regulations. As such, Slay billionaire nor its network of fulfillment providers will not pay, nor be held responsible, for such costs or arrange for application of import license. By continuing with your order you agree to be responsible for any customs or duties incurred as a result of your country’s customs and duties regulations as well as obtaining any import registration(s) or license required for the product(s) you are purchasing. If the package is rejected by the Customs of your home country or otherwise and returned to Slay billionaires network, you will be responsible for the return shipping charges and a re-stocking fee of 100% of the total product purchase price.


Twice as beautiful, a limited series of 178 pieces

View 2

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.