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RGM Re-Offers William Penn Moonphase Models

Pennsylvania-based RGM introduced its first William Penn models (named after Pennsylvania's founder William Penn) in 1999 and 2000. (One of these watches was seen on the cover of a 2000 issue of iW, then known as International Wristwatch).

As seen on the cover of a 2000 issue of iW, then known as International Wristwatch

The William Penn 40mm by 28mm rectangular-cased watches, made by RGM founder Roland Murphy using upgraded Jaquet manual-wind movements, were available at the time with either a small-seconds, a date or with a moonphase.

RGM says it has created ten new moonphase William Penn watches with updated, solid-silver guilloché dials. See the new William Penn models here or call RGM at 717-653-9799. Prices: $7,900 (steel) and $12,900 (rose gold).

Specifications: RGM William Penn 121M

Movement Caliber: RGM/Jaquet 736 - Swiss made manual wind, 21,600 vph. rhodium finish, Cote de Genève lines and perlage

Functions: Hour, minutes, moonphase, power reserve

Case: Steel or rose gold, 40mm x 28mm, 7.9mm thick. Sapphire crystal front and back, 20mm lug width and water-resistant to 50 meters, case made in Switzerland

Dial: Solid Argentium Silver, hand-cut guilloché (engine-turned) in the United States

Hands: Blued Steel

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