SIHH 2019: Bovet - Récital 26 Brainstorm Chapter One

SIHH 2019: Bovet – Récital 26 Brainstorm Chapter One

Champ of the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix 2018, the most elevated qualification regarding the best timepiece of the year, with its Grand Récital model, Bovet is a specialist in the production of timepieces devoted to cosmology.

The most recent creation in this custom opens another chapter presenting a large group of advancements, thus the name Récital 26 Brainstorm Chapter One.

The new watch comes in a trademark slanted case, inspired by and shaped like a sloped composing work area. This shape makes it possible to be more inventive in the association of the displays by utilizing arches, rollers, plates, and three-dimensional hands while improving clarity.

The shape isn’t the lone peculiarity of the 48 mm x 15.50 mm case. Indeed, Pascal Raffy, the proprietor of Bovet, needed a sapphire case for the principal piece of the Brainstorm chapter. Picked for its crystalline transparency, sapphire is additionally the third hardest material known after precious stone and moissanite. In addition, the gentility of sapphire is magnificent, weighing even not as much as titanium.

The center and the glass structure a solitary component while the back comprises of a bezel and four horns that have been machine-cut from grade 5 titanium. This bezel includes a sapphire glass to which the development is secured.

Beating at 18,000 vibrations per hour, the development is directed by a patented twofold face flying tourbillon highlighting a variable inactivity balance for improved chronometry using a customary hairspring. At Bovet, even the hairspring is in-house produced.

A solitary barrel ensures 10 days of power save despite a few complications. A patented spherical differential winding framework parts the quantity of turns of the crown needed to wind the timepiece completely.

At 12 o’clock, settled in the volume of the hours and minutes sub-dial, emerges a three-dimensional moon phase, whose dome’s camber counters the bends of the dial. To improve authenticity, the lunar dome’s surface is engraved, and the lower areas loaded up with Super-LumiNova.

To emphasize the transparency of the case, the power save is displayed by means of a printed cam that shows the energy accessible through a “crescent-shaped” pointer placed at 4 o’clock. Evenly positioned at 8 o’clock, a major date appears in a round aperture. The whole instrument is obvious through the sapphire case.

The dial can be altered at request time by picking tones and a specific helix shape for the hours and minutes sub-dial.

The Bovet Récital 26 Brainstorm Chapter One has a price of Swiss Francs 295,000 preceding nearby duties.

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