If you are a normal peruser of MONOCHROME, you are most likely acquainted with Brellum. This youthful microbrand was dispatched two years prior by Sebastien Muller with the Duobox , a cool, retro-enlivened chronograph controlled by COSC-affirmed Valjoux 7750 developments. After this first (and rather effective) endeavor with a lively chronograph, it is the ideal opportunity for the brand to extend the assortment with another exemplary watch, the Brellum Wyvern Manufacture.
One of the specificities of Brellum watches is that they are sold online only. This direct-to-client system removing the agents permits evaluating the Duobox at CHF 2,450, offering incredible incentive for the cash. Today, following a similar technique, a second watch is on its way, the Wyvern.
Brellum currently gets back with something other than what’s expected, as Sebastien Muller was anxious to deliver its own mechanical development. Named after the amazing creature of the Jura mountains, his most recent creation, the Wyvern, is furnished with a restrictive development showing the hours, minutes, seconds and the force save (a comfortable 5-day power hold). 42.5mm in breadth, the steel case includes a dainty bezel and lengthened carries. The crown is decorated with Brellum’s logo, an emblematic portrayal of Wyvern’s precious stone (named escarboucle). Gotten done with substitute brushed and cleaned surfaces, it includes a container formed sapphire gem on the front and on the back, offering a cleaned up view on the hand-wound movement.
The dial of the new Brellum Wyvern Manufacture is somewhat domed. It highlights applied Roman numerals and implement style hour markers combined with alpha-molded hands. Two forms of the watch are accessible, with either an anthracite dim dial or a white opaline dial. Every variant will be limited to 23 pieces only.
Under the hood is the hand-wound type BR-18, an exclusive development with a 5-day power hold. In view of an ex-Technotime ébauche, it has been completely re-designed – for example the controller and hairspring are explicit to the brand. This enormous 30mm development works at 4Hz and highlights a three-quarter plate, pleasantly emptied to uncover the two barrels.
The completing incorporates hand-chamfering and perlage. The three-quarter plate is enriched with Geneva stripes and the equilibrium connect highlights a matte grained finish. The type BR-18 comes in two distinct adaptations: rhodium-plated with thermally blue screws for the dim dial edition and rose gold-plated for the white dial edition. Last, the accuracy of the development is chronometer-guaranteed by COSC.
Completed with a crocodile lash got with a collapsing clasp, the Brellum Wyvern Manufacture limited edition retails for CHF 3,990 – which addresses again an incredible quality/value proportion for a watch fitted with an amazing hand-wound development and offered is a select creation of under 50 watches.
Last, Brellum offers an extra free lash and clasp with each watch (the Wyvern yet additionally the Duobox chronograph) requested in November utilizing the promotion code strap18. For more data on Brellum and the Wyvern manufacture, visit www.brellum.swiss .