Bovet, particularly a specialty expert brand, is at long last drawing in the consideration it merits. A year ago, its Récital 22 Grand Récital , a work of art of specialized and galactic complications, won the desired Aiguille d’Or at the GPHG 2018 . Making its presentation at the SIHH 2019, Bovet will wow the groups with its Virtuoso IX, a twofold time region, 24-city, 10-day power hold, huge date, two reversible faces and flying tourbillon spectacle outfitted with a pristine in-house type and housed in the brand’s notorious convertible Amadeo® case!
A three-in-one case for two particular dials
As its name infers, the Virtuoso Collection is a grandstand for Bovet’s immense mechanics and wonderful creative way to deal with watches. Coordinating the convertible methodology of the Amadeo® case framework, the group of world class Virtuoso watches highlight reversible dials, similar to the one we’ve seen on the Virtuoso V Jumping Hours . The protected Amadeo® convertible case is quite possibly the most shrewd plans in the watch business permitting you to change the wristwatch into a pocket watch and a table clock just as flipping over the dial to uncover the opposite side, without the requirement for any instruments. The 18k red gold (likewise accessible in white gold and platinum) case estimates 46.30mm and has a stature of 16mm. Another component has been consolidated on account of the Virtuoso IX which opens the caseback by just applying strain to the crown.
Bovet will in general dispose of ordinary balanced dial designs, and the lone element that is really focused on the dial of the Virtuoso IX is the squiggly gold moment hand. The hours are shown in the biggest counter at 2 o’clock and the subsequent time region is shown in a more modest 24-hour counter positioned at 10 o’clock. A little rectangular opening at around 22h presentations the name of the comparing second time region city. The two correctors on the case are for changing and choosing a specific time region and consider the contrasts between sunlight reserve funds time and standard time. Both the neighborhood time and second time region share the moment hand.
Just underneath the 12-hour counter is a major date window counteracted the left side by a rectangular force hold pointer to check the amount of the 10-day power supply remains. Completing its 60-second upheavals, the flying tourbillon possesses a situation at 6 o’clock and is openworked permitting light from the opposite side to flood through its gap. The scaffold carriage in the focal point of the tourbillon is set with a faceted sapphire to coordinate the shading plan of the dial.
The two countenances of the Virtuoso IX presentation ornamental themes and methods enlivened by a portion of the brand’s early pocket watches. Finished with an exquisite hand-guilloché fan theme on the base, the dial is blessed to receive flinqué plating utilizing eight layers of clear veneer. The extreme blue tone and twirling themes of the example on the dial summon the wealth of Bovet’s 19th century plated pocket watches. The converse side uncovers an organization of scaffolds and highlights focal hour and minutes gives up the development and another perspective on the flying tourbillon. Intended to bring out the engineering of the scaffolds of 19th century Bovet developments, the surfaces of the extensions are engraved with a shining blue bris de verre motif.
A refined movement
The Virtuoso IX is fitted with the in-house hand-wound type 17BM04-DFR and highlights Bovet’s protected round differential winding framework, which can be found in a roundabout gap at 12 o’clock on the converse side of the dial. With its cunning framework that parts the quantity of turns of the crown to completely wind the watch without expanding the force, the differential round framework is fit for producing ten days of force hold from a solitary barrel. The twofold face flying tourbillon – additionally protected – guarantees chronometric accuracy and the equilibrium spring is made altogether in-house in the brand’s Dimier manufacture.
The Virtuoso IX will be accessible in red gold, white gold and platinum and comes on a gator tie with a red or white gold ardillon clasp and a red or white gold chain (for the pocket watch mode). Cost to be confirmed.
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