The Virtuoso timepieces within the Fleurier assortment are worthy of their identify as they characterize the distinctive craftsmanship and incredible watchmaking accomplishments launched during the last years by Bovet. Take a second to admire Virtuoso V, Virtuoso VII and Virtuoso VIII, extraordinary sophisticated items with imaginative ornament, and pay particular consideration to the ending of the motion elements. Bovet at all times made an effort to make watch actions seen in order that we might benefit from the lovely mechanics. This 12 months, surprisingly, for the primary time for the reason that Home of Bovet was taken over and led by Pascal Raffy, the high-end manufacture presents a completely skeletonised timepiece, the Bovet 1822 Virtuoso XI.
Skeletonisation is a fragile course of aimed toward demonstrating the interior workings of a watch. However the aesthetics ought to by no means compromise the piece’s main operate or reliability. From the start, the Bovet 1822 Virtuoso XI was developed with this in thoughts and used the Virtuoso VIII flying tourbillon motion as a place to begin for the open-worked masterpiece. The flying tourbillon calibre was reworked, re-designed and completed for a shocking visible impact, with bridges and plates showing a lot thinner than they’re. Additionally, the brand new motion format offered sufficient house to make viewing either side of the hand-engraved bridges and plates doable. Observe the ornament of the minute prepare bridge – the apogee of artistry and craftsmanship the Home of Bovet is legendary for.
The hand-wound motion that powers this Bovet 1822 timepiece with distinctive transparency is an object of engineering artwork, with a number of options to fulfill in-house standards for precision and reliability. The Bovet 1822 Virtuoso XI motion makes use of the manufacture’s patented double-side flying tourbillon, with the hairspring and steadiness made in-house. The watch is wound through the patented spherical differential winding system, which reduces the variety of crown turns to realize the total winding of the mainspring with out rising friction or stressing the gears. A single barrel offers a prolonged 240 hours of energy reserve.
The brand new Virtuoso XI is offered in an 18K white gold “Writing Slope” case with 30m of water resistance. It may be engraved or high-polished on the consumer’s request, and optionally set with brilliant-white diamonds. The value is to be confirmed; as for availability, the brand new Bovet 1822 Virtuoso XI will likely be restricted by manufacturing. Because of the in depth skeletonisation, hand-engraving, and hand-decoration, with greater than 60 artisans working collectively to create this timepiece, Bovet can solely make one or two per 30 days.
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