Launched by Dubey & Schaldenbrand in 2006, the “Spiral-Verso VIP” chronograph is a unique timepiece which moves in 3 dimensions. It is possible to wear on your wrist this chronograph which changes face according to your desires or to place it on your desktop for all to view, as well.
An exclusive invisible mechanism in the steel watch-case allows the watch to make 3-dimensional movements. By pressing the 2 buttons at 12 o’clock, the watch is freed to take up the desired positions on its 3 axes.
Thanks to the hand engraving on the various bridges by the expert craftsmen, each watch is unique. Never do the craftsman’s fingers reproduce exactly the same arabesques. The coat of arms of Les Ponts-de-Martel is represented by a bridge (“les ponts”) and the watchmaker’s hammer, engraved on each movement. This historical detail reminds us that more than 150 years ago in this village a host of watchmakers were busy with timekeeping.
This high precision chronograph is shock-absorbent, tells the time, indicates the 24 hours, minutes and hours, the day and date, the month plus the phases of the moon. In the center, the chronograph hand is fitted with an original “royal blue” spiral from 1946, the year of the establishment of Dubey & Schaldenbrand. This “vintage” spiral turns on its axis fixed by a collet.
The watch is waterproof to 30 meters. It is fitted with a unique strap of Royal Galuchat and supplied in a deluxe presentation case of inlaid precious wood.
– Chronograph 3 counters with triple date and moon phase
– Self-winding mechanical movement from Dubey & Schaldenbrand
-Chronometer-quality escapement, stop second
– Finish: Hand-engraved decorated movement gold finish
– Skeletonized rotor, blued-steel screws
– Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour
– Jewels: 25 / Incabloc
– Power Reserve: 48 hours
Hours, minutes, subsidiary seconds, 24 hours hand, chronograph,day, date, month and moon phase
Brossé with 6 blued half spheres set on a brushed dial
“Losanges diamantes” with Super Luminova;Chronograph hand with vintage spiral (exclusivity DS)
Case and strap
– Polished 316L surgical stainless steel, mobile lugs
– Blue set crown
– Dimensions: 41 x 47.5 mm, Height: 15.5 mm
– Watch crystal: Anti-reflective sapphire crystal domed on top and on the bottom
– Water resistance: To 30 meters
– Band: Royal Galuchat (24 mm special cut)
– Dimensions: 20 mm stainless steel bracelet
– Buckle: 16 mm tang or deployant
– Special features: Crown on left side
– Revolutionary flying case