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Hermès - New versions of the Cape Cod

Hermès New versions of the Cape Cod

Hermès will participate for the first time in the foremost event in fine watchmaking industry, the SIHH in January 2018, where it will present two new versions of the Cape Cod.

The Cape Cod watch was born in 1991 from the out-ofthe- box mindset cultivated by Henri d’Origny. He had been asked to imagine a square watch, but he preferred rectangular ones. Based on a somewhat crazy idea – cutting the iconic “Anchor Chain” motif in two – he dared to combine shapes. A square embedded in a rectangle, the Cape Cod watch is magnified by its double tour strap that gives the watch an additional touch of originality and boldness. As playful as ever, and something decidedly different.

Cape Cod welcomes new versions. The first features a rhodium-plated dial, polished to create a mirror-like effect and coated with a precious translucent lacquer. It is available in two versions – Large Model (29x29 mm) and Small Model (23x23 mm) – with a single or double tour Milanese mesh bracelet.

New versions of the Cape Cod

Cape Cod large model, milanese strap, double tour © Hermès

Two other variations are also introduced, in Large Model version only, with a single or double tour étoupe or Malta blue strap. The dial of the first features a black gold treatment, while the second is blue lacquered. “Anchor Chain” motifs are applied to the dials of these two models – a detail that once again emphasises the spirit of the Cape Cod, which is all about nuances and subtle discoveries.
New versions of the Cape Cod

Cape Cod large model, étoupe-coloured strap, simple tour © Hermes

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