With the opera’s unique “Mexican National Anthem”, Jacob & Co completed the tribute to the three national symbols of Mexico: the flag, the shield and the national anthem. High watchmaking and high jewelry brands once again surprise our country with exclusive creations. Available in two high-end configurations, this unique timepiece once again demonstrates the interest of the Jacob Arabo firm in this market, bringing us the most original and complex ‘Mexico’ we have ever seen One of the best swiss replica watches.
Throughout history, Mexico has had several national anthems that were never officially released. The hymn didn’t appear until after the American invasion in 1848, and is partially reproduced in the opera “Unique Mexican Anthem,” which can be played on demand at the touch of a button.
On November 12, 1853, a competition was launched to select a poem and its subsequent musicalization that would give life to our country’s official national anthem. It is known that the verses of the poet Francisco González Bocanegra and the music of the composer, soloist and conductor Jaime Nuno won. Our national anthem is forever immortalized in history, though it suffered some scorn during the constant political and war strife of the second half of the 19th century.
A unique complication for a unique piece
Like other Opera quality cheap watches he has made with different musical themes, such as the one in the movie The Godfather, the Opera Unique Piece Mexican Anthem was a very interesting challenge for Jacob & Co. The central steering wheel drives heavy cylinders that vibrate the combs and play hymns like a music box. At the same time, it generates the energy to rotate the entire movement through the button at 10 o’clock. It is equipped with a three-axis tourbillon and a 360-degree rotating hour and minute dial, and the patented differential gear system allows the hour and minute dial to always be displayed at 12 o’clock for easy reading.
This example of watchmaking expertise had to be presented in a unique piece for the Mexican market. However, it is worth mentioning that there are two models of this watch. One in rose gold and the other in black DLC-treated titanium. Both immortalized the Mexican national anthem like never before.
Technical Sheet Jacob & Co Opera Unique Work Mexican National Anthem
Case: 43 mm rose gold or DLC titanium
Movement: manual mechanical
Caliber: Made in JCFM04
Frequency: 3 Hz or 21,600 vibrations per hour
Power reserve: 42 hours
Functions: hours, minutes, three-axis tourbillon and Mexican anthem music box
Strap: black alligator leather
Air tightness: 30 meters