Dubai Watch Week is an ideal platform for presenting restricted editions and distinctive items. For the Ferdinand Berthoud groups, it’s the alternative to current a bead-blasted titanium model of its award-winning FB 1 Chronometer, demonstrating as soon as once more their potential to shock us with every of their creations.
The Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB1 was the primary mannequin offered by Ferdinand Berthoud to high quality watchmaking connoisseurs in 2016. Offered in a 44mm octagonal case and pushed by an distinctive motion with a tourbillon regulator, a fusée-and-chain and a Maltese Cross stopwork, the Chronomètre FB1 acquired a number of trade accolades, together with the Aiguille d’Or on the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève in 2016.
Every of Ferdinand Berthoud’s creations has its personal id and the distinctive piece unveiled on the event of the 2021 version of Dubai Watch Week is offered in a sporty but elegant bead-blasted titanium case (the watch weighing simply 80g). Its silvered galvanic dial options an offset round blue hour and minute subdial with white Arabic numerals. The dagger-shaped skeletonized hour and minute palms are normal out of white gold.
Inside is the hand-wound Calibre FB-T.FC-2, the model of the FB 1 chronometer fitted with sapphire bridges – these provide an unimpeded view on the luxurious motion structure, its intricacies and the spectacular consideration to element lavished on the hand-decoration. Its precision is formally licensed by the COSC.
The Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB1.4-3 comes on a darkish blue alligator strap with an alligator lining. It’s secured with a security folding buckle in titanium. this distinctive piece is priced at CHF 198,000.
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