Working on the basis of a gold-plated gear train developed in the manufacture, the clockmakers have succeeded in realising their vision of a reliable, low-maintenance and durable table clock. The clock is fitted with a mechanical constant-force mechanism comprising a fusee and steel cable, to counter the fact that the driving force stored in the mainspring gradually decreases over the course of the 15-day power reserve period. This is a complex process and it adds a further valuable dimension to the technical complexity of the Metrica timepiece.
But the movement is not just a work of perfection behind the scenes; it can be seen quite clearly through the glazed cases of the case. The Metrica draws the eye directly to the elegantly spoked gear wheels, which are gold-plated to protect against oxidation. A clock with such features fulfils all the requirements of traditional clock-making. It is classic, sober and unobtrusive, though it remains the highlight of any room.