From Paris to New York and from Buenos Aires to Mumbai, Hermès wants you to stroll with time in luxury. The watchmaker just revealed at Watches & Wonders the new Slim d’Hermès GMT with its slender elegance of the rose gold case. The blue dial is mysterious and bears the light font, which is revealed through a smoked glass. Its indications move to the tune of the ultra-thin Manufacture Hermès H1950 movement and its exclusive ultra- thin GMT module.
The Slim d’Hermès line embodies essentials: simplicity imbued with rigorous discipline and aesthetic balance. Simultaneously classic and modern, it devotes considerable attention to details. The slender curves of the case middle, the right-angled curves, the original numeral font designed by Philippe Apeloig.
Made from rose gold, the GMT version features an ultra-thin 9.48 mm thick case that reveals its pure display beneath an enigmatic smoked crystal veil. The broad blue dial with its signature font is adorned with subtle finishing. While a sunburst chapter ring, snailed centre and date counter, along with a grained silver-toned GMT counter studded with numerals punctuate the Manufacture dial swept over by slender sandblasted gilded baton-type hands.
The new Slim d’Hermès GMT beats to the rhythm of the ultra- thin Manufacture Hermès H1950 movement measuring just 2.6 mm thick, combined with the 1.4 mm of the ultra-thin GMT module exclusively developed by Agenhor for Hermès. In addition to the hours, minutes and date function, this mechanical self-winding composition equipped with a microrotor drives a dual-time reading complete with two day/ night indicators for home time and travel time. The time in a given destination is simply adjusted via a dedicated pushbutton. The movement bridges, hand-chamfered and adorned with the ‘sprinkling of Hs’ motif, along with those of the module featuring Côtes de Genève and circular-graining, can be admired through the sapphire crystal case-back.
Case: Round, 39.5 mm in diameter 750 5N rose gold (≈ 38.3 g) Sapphire crystal and case-back with anti-glare treatment Blue transfer Water-resistant to 3 bar 20 mm interhorn width
Dial: Blue dial, sunburst chapter ring, snailed dial centre and date counter, grained silvered GMT counter, white-transferred Arabic numerals. Rhodium-plated sandblasted gilded or blue lacquered baton-type hands
Movement: Mechanical self-winding movement, crafted in Switzerland Ultra-thin Hermès Manufacture movement H1950 30 mm in diameter, 2.6 mm thick 29 jewels 21’600 vibrations per hour (3 Hz) Power reserve of 42 hours Micro-rotor Hand-chamfered bridges adorned with the special Hermès decoration (sprinkling of Hs)
Module: GMT module 33.6 mm in diameter, 1.4 mm thick 63 components, 9 jewels
Functions: Hours, minutes, date, GMT, day/night indicators for home and local time
Buckle: 17 mm pin buckle in 750 5N rose gold (≈ 4.89 g), 17 mm