Thursday, February 16, 2017

The U10 Tourbillon Calavera

From Angelus -

Courtesy of Angelus

This is their latest offering.




A unique piece, this one may not be for everyone, but I think it is sorta' cool.

Here are the pertinents, straight from the source -

U10 Tourbillon Calavera Technical Specifications


Features and Indications
Hours, minutes, central dead beat seconds, one-minute flying tourbillon, linear power reserve indication

Movement and Finishing

Calibre:
A-100, mechanical hand-winding tourbillon movement

Complications:
One-minute flying tourbillon

Jewels:
38

Dimensions:
52.10 mm x 30.40 mm

Thickness:
7.50 mm

Power reserve:
90 h, double barrel

Frequency:
2.5Hz / 18,000 vph

Tourbillon:
16.25 mm cage diameter, Swiss lever escapement, screwed balance and hairspring
with Breguet overcoil

Movement decoration:
Nickel-silver movement, rhodium treated with haute horlogerie finishing: satin-finished main plate with laser engraved pattern, satin-finished bridges with chamfered and polished edges, plate dial side with sunray satin-finish, circular satin-finished wheels, screws with bevelled and mirror-polished heads, two laser-engraved and enamelled ratchets

Tourbillon finishing:
bead-blasted and satin-finished titanium tourbillon bridge, entire tourbillon cage with hand-chamfered and polished edges and either satin-finished or mirror-polished surfaces

Case
Material:

BO-988 specific annealed stainless steel, bead-blasted and treated with black PVD on the inside

Dimensions:
62.75 mm x 38 mm

Thickness:
15 mm including sapphire crystals

Sapphire crystals:
7 in total, treated with anti-reflective coating

Back:
See-through sapphire crystal

Water-resistant:
30 m
 
Strap and buckle
Strap:
Hand-stitched black alligator leather

Buckle:
Stainless steel folding buckle

Unique Piece





















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