Tuesday, November 9, 2010
ROGER DUBUIS LAUNCHES EXCALIBUR TRIPLE TIME-ZONE
This little technical marvel has a flamboyant dial with a rhodium-plated background featuring large transfer Roman numerals. The two meridians and the dial rim are encircled by an additional rose gold plate secured by four screws. The two hour counters are anthracite with red transfers at 3 o’clock and white transfers at 9 o’clock. Both have a day/night indicator.
Completed with a hand-stitched alligator strap with adjustable rose gold folding buckle, this rose gold model is limited to 88 pieces.
cASE Round, Ø 45 mm, rose gold
DIAL Rhodium-plated background, black transferred Roman numerals,
rose gold plates, engraved exterior, rose gold Roman numerals,
Characoal grey background dual time counters, transferred Arabic
numerals: white at 9 o’clock and red at 3 o’clock
WATER RESISTANT 5 BAR
STRAP Fully adjustable brown genuine alligator strap, hand-stitched
BUCKLE Rose gold adjustable folding buckle
MOVEMENT RD 1448
PRODUCTION 88 pieces
RD1448 World time – Triple Time zone
FEATURES: Triple time-zone world-time display – Automatic winding – 48-hours power reserve – Finely adjusted to five positions
FUNCTIONS: Local hours and minutes at the centre – Display at 3 o’clock: 1st time zone over 12 hours with day/night indicator and automatic meridian indication through a window – Display at 9 o’clock: 2nd time zone over 12 hours with day/night indicator and automatic meridian indication through a window.
DECORATION: Rhodium-plated – Circular-grained plate – Côtes de Genève» motif
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS: 405 parts – 69 jewels Diameter: 15’’’ – Thickness: 6.53 mm – Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vph)
CERTIFICATION: Poinçon de Genève