Subdial

Sub`di´al


a.1.Of or pertaining to the open air; being under the open sky.
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These functions range from Grande Sonnerie, meaning chiming every quarter of an hour, alarm with hour strike, leap year cycle, a power reserve indicator and 24-hour minute subdial.
1944 $ 40,800 This watch is fitted with manual movement and has a salmon dial that shows gold Feuille hands, blued steel timer and subdial hand.
It features two hand dials, one showing the time and a subdial with a percentage highlighting activity targets such as steps or sleep.
You activate the subdial by tapping on the crystal, which is made of unbreakable sapphire glass.
o'clock positions to adjust the jumping hours in the left subdial.
With a case made of reinforced cermet, developed for use in racecar engines, the dial is adorned by a central chronograph hand and two subdial counters on either side of its axis.
At 6 o'clock, as if suspended above this aperture, the seconds subdial features the same subtle blued steel shade as the hands.
The minute circle, the power-reserve display as well as the inscriptions Vacheron Constantin Genave and Swiss Made are all transferred, while the seconds subdial at 6 o'clock is circular satin-brushed.
The Date Astrale has an off-centered subdial at 2 o'clock and its watch face blends mother-of-pearl and diamonds, mounted on the horns and bezel.
5mm stainless steel case features a silver-coloured dial with notable guilloche patterns accentuated with a 12-month calendar circling the circumference of the dial, black Roman numerals, and three subdials: date (at 3 o'clock), day (at 9 o'clock) and moonphase (at 6 o'clock); and midnight blue-hued hour/minute, seconds, and subdial indicators.
Its serpentine hands are reserved for the calendar functions -- months, days and date -- with a double-retrograde indication of the day and date while the Lancine type hands are dedicated to the time functions -- central hour and minute indication and large second subdial at 6 o' clock and a 'guilloche' silvered sub-dial in a remarkable dedication to the mystic power of minerals.
It has an off-centered subdial at 2 o'clock and its watch face blends luminescent mother-of-pearl with the sparkle of diamonds, mounted on the horns and bezel.