One of the last bastion's in the world of luxury and leather goods, Hermes has carved a name in history with unique designs and styles in all things leather. Not as well known, are the brands amazing collection of unique timepieces. With Henri d'Origny at the helm of all things creative, the range has grown and evolved with additions of unique mechanical designs and grand complication timepieces. As with the brands Iconic Kelly and Birkin handbags, Hermes range of timepieces are made in very small quantities and are made with the care and attention to detail they show all of manufacture products. In 1978 Herni d'Origny created the Arceau range. Bearing all the hallmarks of the virtuoso's discerning eye, the model shows the meticulous engineered beauty of its classic design in its attention to detail. Hand crafted in the Manufacture workshop, the case reflects the history of Hermes, in the asymmetrical “stirrup” style lugs. This particular timepiece is the Arceau Cheval Liberte. A piece unique model made with in an all Platinum case and held on manufacture made genuine black alligator strap with matching platinum pin buckle. The dial on this platinum Hermes Arceau is a piece unique red lacquer with horse motif design and is finished with a sapphire crystal glass and case back. Part of a private collection.