The Jaquet Droz Charming Bird sports a hand-painted and engraved mother-of-pearl dial depicting a Swiss countryside landscape. It is limited to only eight pieces in rose gold cases and eight pieces in white gold (both 47 mm in diameter). More @ http://www.watchtime.com/wristwatch-industry-news/watches/watchtime-new-york-2016-hands-on-with-the-jaquet-droz-bird-repeater-openwork-with-video/ #jaquetdroz #watchtime #horology #luxurywatch
Ribbon-tailed Astrapia bird of paradise (Astrapia mayer) and it holds the title for the longest tail feathers in relation to body size of any bird! Males' bodies are up to 32 cm long, while the tail on the other hand, can reach lengths of up to 1 meter!