Luxury Watches Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon present in March this year at Baselworld Swiss company DeWitt. Details about the new product from the famous watchmakers tells LuxeFair.com
Variations on a theme
Model Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon was the third in the famous collection of the brand DeWitt. This is a new skeletonized version, which uses a stylish and sophisticated mechanism to reduce the effects of Earth’s gravity on the precision.
In the new clock is used is not new, but according to the watchmakers, classic caliber, one of the first created by DeWitt – DW8028S. It was completely designed and built in the workshops of the Swiss brand.
“Historical” mechanism of DeWitt
This complex mechanism with manual winding with a power reserve of 72 hours and a frequency of 18 vibrations per hour. It consists of 185 parts, including stones 19. Anchor plug, variable inertia balance, the deviation angle of deviation is 44 degrees, as well as the main wheel are made of 18 carat gold.
In the mechanism used by a special spring balance Straumann Hairspring. Platinum mechanism, created from an alloy of silver and nickel plated blackened gold. Mechanism collected and processed manually at the highest level the best watchmakers of the brand.
Luxury housing new sled
The case is the Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon is made of white or pink gold 18K. Its diameter is 43 mm and thickness – only 10.78 mm.
The bezel around the dial (bezel) new items added to 36 baguette-cut diamonds and 104 brilliant-cut diamonds. Mechanical damage on both sides of the case protects the sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. Water resistance of the model is 30 meters.
Watch from a descendant of Napoleon
DeWitt company just a few years time the public is their creation. However, the craftsmen working in an old mansion near Lake Geneva, already famous in their field.
Jerome De Witt, founder of the brand, a hereditary watchmaker. In addition, he is a direct descendant of Napoleon Bonaparte, or rather, his brother Jerome. Engineers and watchmakers of the brand work in the suburbs of Geneva – in Vandoeuvre.
In just four years the company was able to prepare and present a few unique collections that were all the most sophisticated and popular arrangements relevant to the category of high mechanics. Among them, the minute repeater, tourbillon, chronograph, counting down the eighth of a second, as well as a perpetual calendar with two counters.
See also our article on yet another complex of DeWitt watches from the same collection that today’s novelty – Twenty-8-Eight Tourbillon.