Sunday, May 21, 2006

Dubey & Schaldenbrand Spiral-verso VIP

World first celebrating the brand’s 60th anniversary with panache, this timekeeper is a testimony to the mastery of the art of watchmaking and a model of unparalleled refinement. Its revolutionary case turns in all directions and proudly reveals the exquisitely-finished, entirely hand-engraved movement. The elegant dial with its six blued half-spheres is crowned with a blue spiral in tribute to the celebrated Index Mobile invented by Georges Dubey in 1946. Movement: Automatic, Dubey & Schaldenbrand calibre. Chronometer-quality escapement 28,800 v/h, 48-hour power reserve, 25 jewels, Incabloc. Hand-decorated, gold finishings, skeleton rotor, blued screws. Function: Hours, minutes, seconds, 24-hour display, chronograph, day, date, month, moon phase. Case: Polished 316L steel, 41x47.5 mm, mobile horns. Crown set with blue sapphire cabochon. Crown and push-pieces on left side. Cambered sapphire crystal and back, anti-reflective. Dial: Brushed. Diamond-polished, luminescent lozenge hands. Chronograph hand with vintage 1946 spiral (exclusive to Dubey & Schaldenbrand). Small seconds at 3 o’clock. Bracelet / Strap: Royal galuchat