Badollet Bamboo Skeleton Tourbillon

Dec 18, 2008
Geneva-based watchmaking company Badollet has unveiled a majestic tourbillon watch. The timepiece reveals a uniquely skeletonized movement inspired by Asian bamboo scaffolding.

The Badollet Bamboo Skeleton Tourbillon watch is housed in a 43.2 x 40.2 mm rectangular case characterized by purity of its lines. The case is crafted from polished 18K white gold.

The case construction incorporates sapphire crystals on both sides, giving watch connoisseurs a true pleasure of admiring the delicate mechanism inside. The sophisticated Badollet watch accommodates the BAD5600 caliber.

The highly original skeletonized movement distinguishes due to the engraving and sculpture work on the bridge, inspired by Asian bamboo scaffolding.

The cylindrical tube-like bridges are produced from ultra-light aluminum-lithium. The mainspring barrel, main-plate, and train wheels reveal black gold finishing.

The mechanism of extreme finesse is also characterized by remarkable lightness it weighs just 10.5 grams, measuring 26.5 x 31.5 mm and being 8.6mm-thick.

It fascinates the glance by a flying tourbillon revolving on its axis one time every minute. Its balance wheel alternates 21,600 times per hour. The mechanism provides a 5-day power reserve.

The Badollet Bamboo Skeleton Tourbillon is available in a limited series. The timepiece comfortably embraces the wrist with a crocodile leather strap fitted with an 18K white gold folding clasp. The watch is 30-meter water-resistant.

Baddollet offers its connoisseurs a chance to have a personalized version of the watch to be produced from a variety of other materials, including ceramic and ultra-light titanium, and accentuated with precious stones.

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