The star of the present is the central dial piece, which is a chunk of an precise Lamborghini Miura, in line with the model. In accordance with Atelier Jalaper, it took them over a 12 months earlier than discovering what they had been in search of in France, and what they discovered was “a chunk of aluminum separating the V12 from the burned physique of a Miura P400S”. The P400S, or Miura S, noticed a bit greater than 300 examples produced between ‘68 and ‘71, and is the commonest Miura to have been produced. Amongst its distinctive options had been the “eyelash” design of the headlight encompass, which was not current on the continuing SV mannequin. What precisely a chunk of aluminum separating the engine from the ruined physique means shouldn’t be fairly clear, nevertheless it was apparently part of the unique automotive.
The form of the 39.5mm metal case and dial additionally reference a design characteristic of the automotive within the headlight construction and encompass. The circle inside an oval design was an excellent option to incorporate the form of the headlight into the low slung hood with out compromising the traces of the automotive as a complete, and it’s the identical shapes we see at play throughout the case and dial of the AJ-P400.
The dial itself will get a tough textured end to reference its supply materials. It really works aesthetically right here as nicely, although to pay utmost respect for the automotive I’d have most well-liked they left date aperture off to protect extra of the fabric itself, which is type of the entire level of this watch.
Inside, Atelier Jalaper is utilizing a handwound Sellita SW270, which is seen via an exhibition caseback. Pricing is ready at $2,000 and simply 400 examples are set to be produced. The watch is on the market for pre-order proper now from Atelier Jalaper.