While you may know Omega for its iconic games watches like the Speedmaster or the Seamaster, or in any event, for its exquisite collections, the brand is infrequently connected with Haute Horlogerie. Be that as it may, Omega can do top of the line watchmaking and has demonstrated it in the past with different accomplishments and attractive complicated watches. Today, the brand shows this mastery again in a really great way. Meet the new Omega De Ville Tourbillon, with a halfway mounted Co-Axial tourbillon, a Master Chronometer affirmation (antimagnetic) and an amazingly decorated in-house movement.
Omega isn’t pretty much instrument watches. The brand has a long practice of exactness and, this may astound a few, has been engaged with tourbillon watches for a serious white. Indeed, back in 1947, Omega introduced the first-historically speaking wristwatch tourbillon type, which took an interest in the exactness competitions at three significant European Observatories. These types acquired great outcomes, in any event, establishing a precedent in Geneva in 1950. In 1994, the brand presented another significant watch, the primary self-winding Central Tourbillon wristwatch, with the tourbillon carriage situated in the watch (something that turned into a mark component of Omega’s top of the line collections). After a decade, in 2004, the brand would create the main chronometer-ensured tourbillon wristwatch.
Relying on this rich skill, the brand pushes the concept significantly further and blends these conventional components in with its present expertise, which means antimagnetic properties and co-axial accuracy, with the Omega De Ville Tourbillon Co-Axial Master Chronometer – the first tourbillon to get this severe certification.
Visually, Omega stays in known domains, with a 43mm watch from the De Ville collection. The case holds liquid lines and exquisite shapes. It is made of a combination of two gold composites. 18k Sedna Gold (the brand’s restrictive rose gold amalgam) is utilized for the drags, bezel and caseback. 18k Canopus gold (the brand’s exclusive white gold compound) is utilized for the central casebody, clasp logo and crown logo.
The dial additionally holds the evident effortlessness of past models, nonetheless, in this model, it is made of Sedna gold, which has been given a dark PVD treatment and a sunray-brushed example. The indexes and hands are gold as well. An iconic element of Omega’s tourbillon watches, the combination of a focal tourbillon and secretive hands is held. The tourbillon, which turns once each moment, likewise fills in as a little seconds sign. The pen is dark ceramised titanium with hand-cleaned slants and is surrounded by a fluted gold ring.
The masterpiece in this new Omega De Ville Tourbillon Co-Axial Master Chronometer is the movement… and what a development! Developed for this new model, the type 2640 is altogether new. This hand-wound type (something once in a while seen at Omega) has a twin-barrel engineering for a 3-day (72-hour) power hold, shown by a hand on the rear of the watch. What’s new here is the combination of the co-axial escapement and the Master Chronometer accreditation, which implies a tourbillon confine that can continue to pivot significantly under an attractive field of 15,000-gauss.
The best comes from the appearance of the actual development, for the most part with a decoration that wouldn’t feel strange in the absolute best individuals from the ‘indie watchmaking’ scene. This enormous type includes a mainplate and scaffolds made from 18k Sedna gold and amazing very good quality wrapping up. The scaffolds are iced, with hand-cleaned anglage, enormous gems in cleaned sinks, contrasting surfaces on the fringe of the extensions with straight-grained execution, inclined wheel spokes… Truly noteworthy from a huge set up brand like Omega!
Availability and price
The Omega De Ville Tourbillon Co-Axial Master Chronometer is introduced on a dark crocodile tie and delivered in a unique box with a movement pocket and watch crown winder. This will be a numbered version, with a declaration that makes reference to the particular number of each watch. It will be estimated at CHF 162,750 or EUR 158,000.
More details at www.omegawatches.com .