Bovet, especially a specialty expert brand, is at long last pulling 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 save, large date, two reversible faces and flying tourbillon spectacle outfitted with a fresh out of the plastic new in-house type and housed in the brand’s famous convertible Amadeo® case!
A three-in-one case for two particular dials
As its name suggests, the Virtuoso Collection is an exhibit for Bovet’s immense mechanics and stunning creative way to deal with watches. Coordinating the convertible methodology of the Amadeo® case framework, the group of tip top Virtuoso watches highlight reversible dials, similar to the one we’ve seen on the Virtuoso V Jumping Hours . The protected Amadeo® convertible case is perhaps the most smart 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 converse side, without the requirement for any apparatuses. The 18k red gold (likewise accessible in white gold and platinum) case estimates 46.30mm and has a tallness of 16mm. Another component has been consolidated on account of the Virtuoso IX which opens the caseback by essentially applying strain to the crown.
Bovet will in general dispose of customary even dial formats, and the solitary 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 gap at around 22h showcases the name of the relating second time region city. The two correctors on the case are for changing and choosing a specific time region and consider the contrasts between light 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 balanced the left side by a rectangular force hold marker to measure the amount of the 10-day power supply remains. Completing its 60-second insurgencies, the flying tourbillon involves a situation at 6 o’clock and is openworked permitting light from the converse 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 brightening themes and procedures roused by a portion of the brand’s early pocket watches. Finished with a rich hand-guilloché fan theme on the base, the dial is blessed to receive flinqué plating utilizing eight layers of clear polish. The serious blue tone and twirling themes of the example on the dial inspire the extravagance of Bovet’s 19th century plated pocket watches. The converse side uncovers an organization of scaffolds and highlights focal hour and minutes surrenders the development and another perspective on the flying tourbillon. Intended to inspire the design of the extensions of 19th century Bovet developments, the surfaces of the scaffolds are engraved with a shining blue bris de verre motif.
A complex movement
The Virtuoso IX is fitted with the in-house hand-wound type 17BM04-DFR and highlights Bovet’s licensed round differential winding framework, which can be found in a roundabout gap at 12 o’clock on the opposite side of the dial. With its bright framework that parts the quantity of turns of the crown to completely wind the watch without expanding the force, the differential circular framework is equipped for creating ten days of force save from a solitary barrel. The twofold face flying tourbillon – likewise licensed – guarantees chronometric exactness and the equilibrium spring is made completely 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 croc lash with a red or white gold ardillon clasp and a red or white gold chain (for the pocket watch mode). Cost to be confirmed.
For more data, if it’s not too much trouble, counsel the official Bovet page www.bovet.com .