Luxury WatchesTwenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon presentin March this yearat BaselworldSwiss companyDeWitt.Detailsabout the new productfrom the famouswatchmakerstellsLuxeFair.com
Variations on a theme
ModelTwenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon was the thirdin the famouscollection of the brandDeWitt.This is a newskeletonizedversion,which uses astylishand sophisticatedmechanism toreduce the effects ofEarth’s gravityon theprecision.
In the newclockis usedis not new,but according tothe watchmakers, classic caliber, one of the firstcreatedbyDeWitt – DW8028S.It was completelydesigned andbuiltin the workshops ofthe Swissbrand. “Historical” mechanism ofDeWitt
Thiscomplex mechanismwithmanual windingwith apower reserve of72 hoursand a frequency of18vibrations per hour. It consistsof 185parts, including stones19. Anchorplug, variableinertiabalance, the deviation angle of deviationis44 degrees, as well as the main wheelare made of18 carat gold.
In the mechanismused bya specialspringbalanceStraumann Hairspring.Platinummechanism, created from an alloy of silverandnickel platedblackenedgold.Mechanismcollected and processedmanuallyat the highest levelthe bestwatchmakersof the brand.
The case isthe Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon is made ofwhite or pink gold18K. Itsdiameter is43 mmandthickness – only10.78mm.
The bezelaround the dial(bezel) new itemsadded to36baguette-cut diamondsand 104brilliant-cut diamonds. Mechanical damageon both sides ofthe case protectsthe sapphire crystalwithanti-reflective coating. Water resistanceof the model is30 meters. Watch froma descendantof Napoleon
DeWittcompanyjust a few yearstimethe publicistheircreation.However, thecraftsmen workingin an old mansionnearLake Geneva, alreadyfamous intheir field.
JeromeDeWitt,founder of the brand, a hereditarywatchmaker.In addition, heis a direct descendantofNapoleon Bonaparte, or rather, his brother Jerome. Engineers andwatchmakersof the brandworkin the suburbsof Geneva –inVandoeuvre.
In just four yearsthe company was ableto prepare and presenta few uniquecollections thatwereall the most sophisticatedand populararrangements relevantto the category ofhighmechanics.Among them,the minute repeater, tourbillon, chronograph, counting down theeighthof a second, as well as a perpetual calendarwith two counters.
See alsoour article onyet anothercomplexofDeWittwatchesfrom the same collectionthattoday’snovelty– Twenty-8-Eight Tourbillon.