Bovet’s huge Virtuoso V gets an extravagant red guilloché dial. Given its two-timing nature, the red guilloché is featured on the two sides of the movement and exhibits the ability of Bovet’s in-house craftsmans. In fact like the previous cycle of the Virtuoso V, the dial with the bouncing hours show deserts the seconds show and the more detailed, ventured arrangement of the previous model to reveal a more work of art, more intelligible, completely level and uniform surface.
A convertible case and a versatile calibre
The protected Amadeo® convertible case is perhaps the most smart plans in the watch business permitting you to change the reversible wristwatch into a pocket watch and a table clock without the requirement for any instruments. The most recent Virtuoso V comes with an Amadeo case in either 18k red or white gold and has a distance across of 43.50mm and a case thickness of 15.70mm.
Following its dispatch in 2010, the following stage was to plan a movement with enough specialized complexity to drive various complications. In 2014, Bovet introduced the Virtuoso II type. Developed and delivered by Bovet’s experts and watchmakers, the type powers a significant number of the brand’s watches –barring the Grandes Complications. One of the particularities of the type is its double showcase of hours and minutes on the two sides of the movement alongside a seconds carriage.
The Virtuoso V showed up in 2015 and featured a double showcase of hours and minutes and the incredibly modern protected twofold coaxial seconds show instrument. This implies that, on each side of the watch, the seconds hand will turn clockwise. However, the new red guilloché Virtuoso V has wiped out the seconds show on the fundamental dial, favoring the presence of the impressive red lacquered guilloché dial.
Jumping hours and retrograde minutes
Jumping hours and retrograde minutes don’t as a rule keep company. The combination of these two sorts of showcases is especially uncommon requiring the ideal synchronization between the hop of great importance circle and that of the retrograde moment hand. The hopping hour show of the Virtuoso V is situated in a gap in the focal point of the dial and the retrograde minutes set in a bend above. Covering a section of 160°, the moment hand advances from option to left and plays out a semi-immediate jump each hour.
The rest of the dial is stunningly hand-beautified by Bovet’s craftsmans. The initial step was to enrich the metal base of the dial with a guilloché theme, for this situation, like peacock feathers fanning out from the middle. When the engraving was completed, twelve layers of clear red veneer were applied, permitted to dry, and afterward cleaned to make an entirely level surface that makes profundity and reflections.
Hours, minutes, seconds, power reserve
The reverse side, or second dial, has an off-centered hours and minutes show at 12 o’clock, additionally finished with lavish red guilloché and applied gold Roman numerals. The remainder of the dial is openworked to reveal the movement. The seconds confine is put at 6 o’clock and each arm of its triple hand successively covers 120° of the 20-second scale. The force reserve marker is situated at 10 o’clock. Another valuable capacity that isn’t promptly visible is the chance of setting, via a corrector, one of great importance shows with an alternate time effectively making a subsequent time-region/GMT function.
The new Virtuoso V is furnished with the hand-wound Virtuoso II movement – type 13BM11AIHSMR – which measures 31mm in width and works at 21,600 vibrations each hour. One huge barrel drives all the complications and can stockpile to five days of force reserve. As you would anticipate from Bovet, the Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso V and its movement are done to the brand’s demanding standards.
As referenced, the Virtuoso V with red guilloché comes in either white or red gold cases with a blue or red guilloché dial. Given its convertible nature, the watch comes with a gator tie and coordinating gold pin clasp and a red or white gold chain. Cost, as is standard at Bovet, is ‘on solicitation’. For additional subtleties, kindly visit www.bovet.com .