Sunday, April 30, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Bertolucci Perpetual Calendar Automatic

Made circa 2000. Astronomic, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases and an integrated, sand-finished and polished stainless steel Bertolucci fancy link bracelet and deployant clasp. Two-body case, polished and brushed, case back with 4 screws, brushed steel band and lugs, polished rounded bezel, sapphire crystal. Satiné silver dial with applied white gold bâton indexes, mother of earl subsidiary dials for the days of the month, of the week, the months and the leap year, graduation for the age of the moon, aperture for the moon phases. White gold hands. Movement: Caliber 8840, gilt brass, "fausses côtes" decoration, 25 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Diameter 38 mm. Thickness: 11 mm.

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Saturday, April 29, 2006

Jorg Hysek V-King Tourbillion

Movement : Tourbillion with manual winding, decorated and hand engraved. Frame bridge in 18k gold. Functions : hours, minutes and seconds. Frame rotation of the tourbillion in 1 minutes. Manufactured movement customized for JORG HYSEK. Jewels : 8.
Frequency : 21 600 alternances / hours. Autonomy : 100 hours. Mechanical with manual winding, tourbillon, decorated and hand engraved. Case : 18k white or pink gold. Glass sapphire. Dial coloured sapphire, with rhodium plated numerous. Size : 20 mm
Lateral casing. Water resistance : 30 meters. Bracelet :. Top quality black rubber strap. Adjustable buckle in 18k white and pink gold exclusively design for VKING line in the continuity of the case.


Friday, April 28, 2006

Kari Voutilainen Masterpiece Chronograph

Regulator style chronometer dial layout with hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph seconds and 30-minute counter. In house designed, hand made column wheel movement based upon the finest chronograph examples from the past. Hand finished anglage for the movement parts, circular graining for the baseplate and 18-carat gold frosted finishing. First use of the Carbontime™ escapement with monofilament carbon fiber balance spring and transparent ceramic balance wheel with adjustable weights. Frequency: 21.600 v.p.h. Ruby endstones for the escapement wheel. 28 jewels. Hand made, 18-carat gold hands. 55 hours of power reserve. Hand made, 39.00mm diameter 18-carat white gold case with teardrop lugs, with hand made 18-carat white gold buckle. Hand made, 18-carat white gold crown with blue cabochon. 18-carat gold engine turned dial, finished in white eggshell with applied numerals and indexes. Hand sewn, crocodile strap. Sapphire glass front and back.


Thursday, April 27, 2006

Speake-Marin Minute Repeater Quantième Perpétuel

Minute repeater, Quantième Perpétuel with moonphase. 60 second tourbillon. 18ct gold dial. 18ct white gold case. Manual winding. German silver movement hand engraved. Dimensions of case: diameter 42mm, thickness 14.5mm. Unique piece.


Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Svend Andersen Grande Jour et Nuit

Hand-wound movement Piguet 15" Complication A 573.
Function: Hours, minutes
Case: 750 (18K) red or white gold, diameter 44mm, thickness 7.5mm.
Sapphire crystal on both sides.
22K blue gold dialwith tapisserie base, transferred Arabic numerals. Minute dial at 6 o’clock.
Hand-sewn crocodile leather starp with pin buckle.


Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Chopard L.U.C Fleurier

· 18ct rose gold
· Total diameter 39 (mm)
· Thickness 9.65 (mm)
· Weight 40g
· Water-resistant to 30 meters
· Crown in 18ct rose gold
· Glare-resistent sapphire crystal
· Self-winding
· Diameter 27.00 (mm)
· Thickness 3.30 (mm)
· Number of jewels 29
· Number of components 179
· Frequency 4 (Hz), or 28'800 A/h
· Power-reserve: approximately 65 hours
· Two stacked barrels, L.U.C "Twin"® technology
· COSC-certified chronometer
· " Qualité Fleurier " certification
Dial and hands:
· Dial in 18ct gold
· Hours and minute hands in 18ct rose gold coated in superluminova allowing to read the time during the night.
· Small second hand in 18ct rose gold.
Functions / Indications:
· Hours, minutes, small second dial at 6 o'clock
Strap and clasp:
· Strap in hand-stitched crocodile leather, available in black (19.00mm x 16.00mm)
· 18ct rose gold ardillon buckle.
Ref. 16/1896
Limited and numbered edition of 250 pieces.


Monday, April 24, 2006

Daniel JeanRichard Paramount Sebring LE

New manufactured mechanical movement with automatic-winding JR1000, 11 1/2''' calibre, 25 rubies, 28.800 alt./hour (4Hz) frequency, min. 48 hours power-reserve. Functions: Linear power-reserve at 1.30 o’clock, hours, minutes, seconds and date at 7.30 o’clock. Case: Paramount Square, brushed stainless steel. Sapphire glass case-back 36.30 x 36.30 mm case size, 12.05 mm height, Convex, anti-reflective sapphire crystal. Back secured with 4 screws, water-resistant to 30m. Dial: Black carbon effect or stamped white dial. Luminescent Arabic numerals, date with red numerals. Black or white arrow hands with luminescent material. Bracelet: Veal fur covered with rubber and steel tongue or folding buckle. Integrated bracelet with injected insert.


Sunday, April 23, 2006

Lang & Heyne King Johann

Crafted case from 18 ct white gold, diameter 43,5 mm, sapphire glass on the top and on the bottom,crocodile leather strap, with buckle in 18 ct gold. Simple sunk enamelled dial with roman numerals, spade hands in blued steel, eccentric second hand. Manual winding movement Caliber I, 46 hours running time, second hand stop mechanism. 16 ¼ lines, diameter 36.6mm. Frequecy 18.000 semi-oscillations per hour. 19 rubies, 1 diamond. Shock-resistant gold-screw balance. Breguet spring. Swan-neck fine adjustment. Pulsating eccentric second hand. Second hand stop mechanism. Winding wheels with double solar finish.


Saturday, April 22, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Corum Coin Watch

Produced in the 1990s. Thin, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch fitted into a 20 U.S. Dollar gold coin dated 1900 with an integrated and textured 18K yellow gold Corum bracelet. Two-body case, solid, satiné, on one side the American Eagle and "In God we Trust", on the other the effigy of Liberty 1900, graduated bezel, cabochon sapphire-set winding-crown, sapphire crystal. Gold United States 20 Dollar coin dial. Black "bâton" hands. Movement: Caliber 9’’’, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Diameter 36 mm. Thickness 5 mm.

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Friday, April 21, 2006

Xezo Air Commando S

Movement: Swiss Made ETA 2893-2 automatic movement, 21 jewels, 42 hours power reserve, stop second device, 24 hour hand, Incabloc® shock-absorber device. Regulator system ETACHRON and regulator corrector. Functions: hours, minutes, sweep seconds, 24 hour hand, date calendar, uni-directional outer bezel, dual-directional internal bezel. Case: Solid 316L stainless steel, three-piece brushed case with screw-down winding crown with case protection, screw-down crown at 10 for the adjustment of the dual-directional internal bezel. Case back: Screw-down 316L stainless steel back displaying the movement through sapphire crystal glass. Outer bezel: Rotating uni-directional outer bezel with 60-minute scale and luminescent marker. Internal bezel: Rotating dual-directional internal bezel under sapphire crystal glass with 12-hour scale. Case length lug to lug: 54mm. Case diameter (not including crown): 43mm. Case height: 12mm. Crystal: Flat scratchproof sapphire crystal glass with antireflection treatment and with magnifying glass on date. Water-Resistance: 20 ATM Water-Resistant (200M/660FT). Dial: Silver Guilloché with sun pattern. Applied blued steel numerals. Luminescent hour-markers dots. Second time zone 24-hour display in red. Hands: Blued steel luminescent hands. Red 24-hour center hand. Bracelet: Solid 316L brushed stainless steel with mirror polished central link; Fold-over clasp with double safety device and two push-pieces. Screw-mounted bracelet links on each side of the clasp. Bracelet width: 22mm.


Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Frederique Constant Moonphase Chronograph

Reference FC-395AS4H6. Caliber FC-395. Alternances: 28,800 / h. 25 Jewels. Automatic winding. Power reserve: 42 h. Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, mechanical chronograph, date pointer, moonphases. Stainless steel case. Convex sapphire. Water-resistant to 100 m. Diameter 42 mm. Height 14,8 mm. Strap or bracelet width 28x18 mm.


Monday, April 10, 2006

Speake-Marin Minute Repeater Tourbillion

Platinum case,(sapphire crystals front and back). Manual winding. German silver movement. Minute repeater striking hours, quarters and minutes on request. 60 second tourbillon following the style of the pocket watch. Gold mass on repeater lever. Hand engraved dial, repeater bridges and slider. Dial containing 16 diamonds. Steel hands finished and blued by hand.
Movement interior with concentric-circular grained finish radiating from the tourbillon and all bevels hand finished. Wolf's teeth profile gearing on upper ratchet and barrl ratchet wheel. Case style: The Piccadilly. Dimensions: diameter 38mm, thickness 14.7mm. Unique Piece.


Sunday, April 09, 2006

Girard-Perregaux Heures du Monde Perpetual Calendar

Case: pink gold. Diameter: 41.00 mm. Height : 12.30 mm. Water-resistance to 30m. Screwed water-resistant crown. Anti-reflection sapphire crystals. Sapphire crystal back secured with 6 screws. Movement GIRARD-PERREGAUX GP 033Q0. Self-winding mechanical movement. Calibre : 11 ½'''. Frequency : 28,800 vib/h (4Hz). 26 Jewels. Power reserve: min. 46 hours. Functions: Hours of the World with day/night ring, perpetual calendar, moon phase indicator.


Saturday, April 08, 2006

Chopard L.U.C. Twist

The "L.U.C Twist" is equipped with the mechanical self-winding "L.U.C 1.96" movement, chronometer-certified by the COSC and carrying the "Poinçon de Genève" quality hallmark, endowed with a power-reserve of approximately 70 hours. The silvery coloured dial is inspired by the "L.U.C Regulator" watch that was voted "Watch of the Year" in 2004. The originality of this watch lies in its off-centred crown between 3 and 5 o'clock. The glare-resistant sapphire crystal ensures perfect readability of the dial. All square-scale alligator leather strap with pin buckle, available in brown or black. This model is water-resistant to 30 metres.
· 18-carat white gold
· Total diameter 39.00 (mm)
· Thickness 10.00 (mm)
· Inter-horn width 20.00 (mm)
· Weight 51 g
· Water-resistant to 30 metres
· Crown in 18-carat white gold 6.00 (mm)
· Glare-resistant sapphire crystal
· Transparent case-back fitted with a sapphire crystal
· Self-winding
· Diameter 27.40 (mm)
· Thickness 3.30 (mm)
· Number of jewels 29 jewels
· Number of components 177
· Frequency 28,800 vph
· Angle of lift of the balance 53°
· Balance-spring Breguet
· Balance three-armed annular
· Escapement FAR 20.2
· Escape-wheel device Rubifix
· Balance anti-shock device Incabloc
· Rating micrometric (regulating spring)
· Power-reserve approximately 70 hours
· Two stacked barrels (coaxial), L.U.C "Twin"® technology
· Bridges decorated with straight côtes de Genève, gilded engravings
· Chronometer (COSC)
· "Poinçon de Genève" quality hallmark
Dial and hands:
· Silvered dial in 18-carat gold.
· Applied hour-markers against a black base
· Dauphine hands in 18-carat white gold for the hours and minutes
· Dagger-shaped small seconds hand with 18-carat white gold counterweight
Functions / Indications:
· Central display of the hours and minutes
· Off-centred small seconds hand at 7 o'clock
· Date window at 3 o'clock
Strap and buckle:
· All square-scale alligator leather, available in brown or black (20.00mm x 18.00mm), Alsavel lining, stitching in matching shade
· Polished gold pin buckle (18.00mm), Chopard engraving.


Thursday, April 06, 2006

Kari Voutilainen Masterpiece 6

Minute repeating movement, striking ten minute intervals, with two hammers acting on two gongs. Power reserve indicator (39 hour winding reserve). Stainless steel variable inertia balance wheel with gold screws, hairspring with Phillips terminal curve. Swiss lever escapement. 37 jewels. 18 carat rose gold case of 39.50mm diameter with hinged case back. The case back hand engraved with the theme «cubismo», inside is written : “Voutilainen Masterpiece 6”. Hand sewn crocodile skin strap. Gold engine turned dial with gold applied numerals. Subsidiary seconds dial at ‘6 o’clock’. Rose gold hands. 2 Sapphire glasses (front and inside).


Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Girard-Perregaux LAUREATO EVO³ Tourbillon sous trois Ponts saphir

REF.99071. Titanium case - platinum bezel. Diameter: 42 mm. Height: 12.60 mm. Anti-reflection sapphire crystal. Sapphire crystal back secured with 6 screws. Water resistant: 100 meters. Movement GIRARD-PERREGAUX GP 9600. Self-winding mechanical movement. Tourbillon with three sapphire Bridges. Caliber: 12 ¾'''. Height: 6.25 mm. Frequency: 21,600 vib/h (3Hz.). Jewels : 30. Power reserve : min. 48 hours. Functions: hours, minutes, small seconds on the Tourbillon. Plate : Matte finish by hand. Recesses circular-grained by hand. Rim of recesses diamond polish. Bridges: Sapphire, hand polished. Sapphire bridges' jewel bearings held in pink gold chaton. Tourbillon cage: 72 components weighing 0.3 grams, balanced, chamfered and polished by hand.


Tuesday, April 04, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon sous trois Ponts d'Or

Made in the 1990s. Platinum gentleman's wristwatch with visible one minute tourbillon regulator under three 18K pink gold bridges and an 18K white gold Girard-Perregaux buckle. Three-body case, solid, polished, case back with 6 screws, straight and curved lugs, sapphire crystal. Silver dial with radial Roman chapter ring. Blued steel "Spade” hands. Movement rhodium-plated, "guilloché", "fausses côtes" and "oeil-de-perdrix" decoration, 3 polished pink gold bridges, 20 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator, tourbillon carriage of the type designed by Ernest Guinand, monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Diameter36 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

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Monday, April 03, 2006

Ulysse Nardin Maxi Marine Chronometer

Officially certified chronometer movement. Power reserve indicator. Oversized seconds-hand. Screw down security crown. Ref. Nr. 263-66-3/623. Diameter 41 mm. Stainless steel case. Blue dial. Movement: UN-26. Power-reserve : approx. 42 hours. Self-winding. Water-resistant to 200 meters. Sapphire crystal. Rubber bracelet with titanium element. Folding clasp.


Sunday, April 02, 2006

Stowa Marine

Stainless steel 316 L case, polished. Diameter 40 mm. Stainless steel crown. Sapphire crystal glass on both sides. Blue hands
Brushed white dial. Movement ETA 2824-2 automatic with date, 25 jewels, 28 800 Vph.


Saturday, April 01, 2006

First Anniversary

April 1 marked the first Anniversary of the Dream Watches Blog. What a year!
Thank you all to visit the blog.
To celebrate, I've updated the links section and contain now 194 web links. If you know any brand missing I've forgot, please send it to me.
Let's enjoy another year!

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