Academia Tourbillon Force Constante a Chaine Watch from DeWitt

Jan 06, 2010
The illustrious watchmaker DeWitt is proud to introduce a new enhanced version of its acclaimed constant force tourbillon. Now it is equipped with a system, which serves to relay energy to its associated power reserve indicator. When the wearer turns the watchs crown to wind the barrel-spring, a diminutive chain is driven. The chain utilizes an intermediate wheel to animate the power reserve indicator, sliding on a worm screw.

The functionality of the novel DeWitt Academia Tourbillon Force Constante a Chaine watch includes hours, minutes, as well as a power reserve indicator. Giving life to these functions is a hand-wound movement - DW8050 calibre. The movement is embellished with 25 rubies and incorporates a balance wheel, which beats at the rate of 21,600 vibrations per hour. The exceptional movement provides a 72-hour power reserve.

The Academia Tourbillon Force Constante a Chaine watch employs a 43 mm case, rendered in 950 platinum. Both front and backsides of the watch are fitted with sapphire crystals.

The case frames a black dial, graced with Cotes de Geneve finish. The dial showcases an opening over constant-force device, located at 8 oclock. It is kept company by an opening over the tourbillon cage, nestled at 5 oclock. The rail power reserve is positioned at 10 oclock.

The DeWitt Academia Tourbillon Force Constante a Chaine watch, reviewed by Watches.InfoNIAC.com, is accompanied by a black alligator leather strap, fitted with a folding clasp, also in 750 platinum.

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