Van Der Bauwede Chrono VDB Legend Rider Automatic Watch - Dynamic Nature

Jul 08, 2011
Van Der Bauwede has brought forth its new Chrono VDB Legend Rider Automatic watch, which captures attention with its dynamic appearance.

The model offers various suggestions of cases. Sculptured in 316L steel, it carries a bezel, produced from the same material. The audience can also enjoy a version with a black PVD treatment.

The new Van Der Bauwede can be plain or highlighted by the sparkle of 180 white diamonds, totaling to 1.53 carats, or 180 black sapphires with an overall weight equal to 1.86 carats. Alternatively, the case and the bezel can be rendered in 5N 750 pink gold. This version can be also set with 180 white diamonds.

The top of the case is protected by a high-grade sapphire crystal. The back side is transparent, engraved and numbered. The case is equipped with a notched crown and self-locking push-buttons. The water-resistance of the model is assured down to 5 atm.

Ticking inside the new Van Der Bauwede Chrono VDB Legend Rider Automatic watch is a self-winding VDB Cal. 35 movement. Adorned with 25 jewels, it provides a 45-hour power reserve.

The caliber drives a set of functions, featured on a 4-level dial. As to its counters, the brand’s craftsmen have opted for black sunray-brushed motifs. The display is proposed in a rhodium-colored version with a black Cotes de Geneve motif and a pink gold-colored interpretation with a rhodium-grey Cotes de Geneve pattern.

The dial indicates central hours and minutes. Responsible for them are silvered nickel or pink gold hands, inlaid with black and white Superluminova.

The small seconds are shown in a counter at 9 o’clock. The chronograph functions are assured through a 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock, a 30-minute counter at 12 o’clock and a central sweep seconds hand. The day and date indications appear in a round sub-dial at 3 o’clock.

The new Van Der Bauwede watch is worn on a black leather strap. It terminates in a folding clasp with the Van Der Bauwede crest.

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