BY JOVAN KRSTEVSKI
A duo of watches from Piaget’s Polo series, both in the trendy green color, have recently been released. Although the time-and-date model has previously donned green, the Polo Skeleton model is the first to do so. Let’s delve deeper into
each model’s specifics.
THE GREEN PIAGET POLO SKELETON reference G0A47008
The Polo Skeleton is the more delicate of the two, given the nature of skeleton watches. It is housed in a stainless steel case measuring 42mm x 6.5mm. The 6.5mm height is regarded as ultra-thin in horology. Sapphire crystal serves to protect the watch from both sides with the case water resistant to 30 meters, albeit this isn’t much when compared to the time-and-date model. The sapphire dial (or lack thereof) with green inner flange reveals plates and bridges that are densely covered in dark green, and this green follows the blue and grey that debuted in the Polo Skeleton last year. As a skeleton watch, it has skeleton hands for the hours and minutes, as well as applied markers.
The ultra-thin calibre 1200S1 with micro-rotor drives the Piaget Polo Skeleton. The movement is merely 2.4mm tall, beats at 3Hz, and has a power reserve of 44 hours. The movement has alternating polished and satin-brushed surfaces, while the plates and bridges are completely covered in dark green.
THE GREEN/GOLD PIAGET POLO DATE reference G0A47010
Then there’s Piaget Polo Date, which has been available in green, hitherto in limited edition variants. This one, on the other hand, is a non-limited edition model housed inside a 42mm x 9.4mm 18k rose gold case. The case design and finish are unchanged from the previous two limited edition models. It has a 100-meter water resistance, an advantage over its skeletal sibling. A textured dial with horizontal grooves enhances the dial’s appeal. Unlike previous models, this one sports gold-colored hands and markers with Super-LumiNova. A trapezoid-shaped date window is located at 6 o’clock.
The Polo Date is powered by the two-barrel, automatic Calibre 1110P. 50 hours of power are maintained in a 28,800 vph pulse. The exhibition caseback reveals a slate grey oscillating weight, circular stripes, and blued screws.
Piaget Polo Skeleton is available on both an interchangeable green alligator strap and polished/brushed stainless steel interchangeable bracelet. It is a boutique exclusive model but in regular production which retails for CHF 29,500. While
Piaget Polo Date is offered on a green alligator strap, also non-limited edition, it’s now available from boutiques and retails for CHF 28,600.
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