Dubey & Schaldenbrand SPIRAL VERSO CHEVAL

The SPIRAL signed DUBEY & SCHALDENBRAND has always been a very unusual watch,one of those timeless objects unlike any other that connoisseurs of fine watches can spot at a glance. VERSO refers to the clever mechanism of its two-sided pivoting case.

According to the moment or the mood, it can be worn with the watch side out, or the jewelled side. On one side, it displays the time; then quick as a wink the other side reveals the thousand sparkles of each diamond in the horse (CHEVAL) motif. The extraordinary beauty of this fine work of jewellery is impressive, seductive and invites admiration.

The SPIRAL-VERSO CHEVAL is the star of its range, in a class of its own at the top of the line,a splendid jewel for men to be worn with pride! This magnificent complication chronograph has a crown and pushpieces at 9 o’clock, an hour counter and small seconds hand, a 24-hour hand, a day/month window, a date display and moon phase. It is easily identifiable by the blue “ISOVAL” spring and is impossible not to notice.
The mechanical movement with automatic winding and a chronometer-quality escapement is hand-engraved. Its gold finish is accentuated by a skeletonised rotor and blued steel screws. It boasts 25 jewels, an incabloc anti-shock system, 28’800 oscillations with a 48-hour power reserve, 100% Swiss-made parts, and a 316L surgical steel case. A sapphire crystal covers a finely brushed dial on which four counters and six blue spherical applied chapters punctuate the ballet of the Super Luminova “diamond lozenge” hands.

Spiral-Verso “Jewels by Request”: On the jewelled side, the horse (CHEVAL) can be replaced by another motif if the customer so desires. This fine jewellery work requires many steps to complete, beginning with a study and design and finally becoming reality through mitraillage, meaning preparation for setting, and the placement of the diamonds or other precious stones. While there is no charge for a brief oral estimate with no strings attached, a more specific price can be given upon payment of an advance covering the cost price of the setup work. The same applies for a project with a design, a specific choice of stones, etc. Any special work is usually paid for when the order is placed.

Technical details

Movement
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

Functions
Hours, minutes, subsidiary seconds, 24 hours hand, chronograph, day, date, month and moon phase.

Dial
Brossé with 6 blued half spheres set on a brushed dial
Hands: “Losanges diamantes” with Super-Luminova; Chronograph hand with vintage spiral (exclusivity DS).

Case
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 (24mm special cut)
20 mm stainless steel bracelet
Buckle :16 mm tang or deployant

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