There is an uncommon thing about the Monsieur Bovet… This unobtrusively complex watch is saturated with a feeling of wistfulness for bygone style and its traditional lines are plainly propelled by pocket watches. A really flexible watch, it consolidates Bovet’s licensed Amadeo convertible case concept. Not one watch, but rather four watches folded into one. Here is our interpretation of the new Bovet “Monsieur Bovet”.
Bovet’s licensed convertible case is a shrewd framework empowering the wearer to change his watch from a reversible wristwatch (a solitary development drives its two dials) to an open face pocket watch to an unattached table clock – this with insignificant exertion and without the utilization of any tools.
Invisible push pieces are consolidated inside the situation. Pushing the cabochons on the clasp at 12 o’clock simultaneously delivers the upper tie. Another push piece covered up in the bezel permits the arrival of the lower tie changing the watch into a pocket watch. The pivoted bezel likewise fills in as a help meaning you can utilize it as a little table clock. It is very easy to utilize – simply watch the accompanying short video.
The 43mm instance of the Bovet “Monsieur Bovet” is in white gold and highlights the unmistakable crown and unique connection at 12 o’clock. Inside ticks hand-wound type 13BM09AI, created and fabricated in-house (Editor’s note: Bovet even produces hairsprings in-house). This enormous development runs at 21,600 vibrations each hour and can store a great 7 days of force hold in one barrel. It stands apart by its capacity to show the hours, minutes and seconds (coaxially for the seconds) on either side of the watch. This specialized accomplishment lives in superimposing two seconds wheels pivoting in inverse directions on the equivalent axis.
On one side, it shows the off-focused hours and minutes and the development with its awe inspiring balanced engineering. The equilibrium wheel offers a contradiction to the middle wheel. The seconds are shown at 6 o’clock by a triple hand. Contiguous the guilloché dial, the force save pointer uncovers what survives from the 7 days of autonomy. It is finely gotten done with Geneva stripes, blued screws and sloped edges.
On the converse side, the Bovet “Monsieur Bovet” uncovers a more traditional style. The rich hand-guilloché dial highlights applied Roman numerals and a little seconds counter at 6 o’clock. It is matched with unique serpentine hands.
The Bovet “Monsieur Bovet” comes on a croc tie with a pin clasp. It wears marginally greater than the 43 mm measurement would recommend yet the portable tie connection permits the watch to sit comfortably on the wrist. The chain of the pocket watch is rhodium-plated silver.
Pocket watches are amazing to embellish a tuxedo. In the event that you are not prepared to venture out of the restricted use you may escape a pocket watch, the Bovet Monsieur may merit a more critical look. Regardless, this adaptable watch stands apart for its solitary, nostalgic polish and is finely created to Bovet’s demanding standards.
The Bovet “Monsieur Bovet” is additionally accessible in red gold and with a blue guilloché dial. Cost is set at CHF 50,000 in red gold and CHF 53,000 in white gold. To wrap things up, Bovet offers a 5-year guarantee. For more information, if it’s not too much trouble, visit www.bovet.com .