DeWitt Furtive Automatic Petite Seconde (Small Second)

Swiss luxury watch brand DeWitt welcomes a new member to its FURTIVE collection, the brand’s first line in steel launched in 2013. Inspired by the world of sports, the new Automatic Petite Seconde (Small Seconds) model stands out with its noble appearance and contemporary allure.

With its high-performance automatic calibre and a power reserve of 42 hours, it is distinguished from the other models in the collection by a small seconds counter at 6 o’clock. It’s perfectly produced dial demonstrates once again how DeWitt expertise is preserving the great tradition of Swiss dial making.

On the upper part of the dial, a discreet black sunray motif highlights the silvered index appliques, subtly suggesting a speedometer or the bridge of a ship. On the lower part, the stripes of metallic appliques against a wood-colour background create a geometry that beautifully highlights the small seconds counter at 6 o’clock.

This design thought continues on the curved 42 mm steel case where polished and satin-finished surfaces contrast with the black PVD to reinforce the graphic and optical effects.

The new FURTIVE line meets the high standards of finish adopted by the DeWitt Manufacture since its creation: satin-finished, polished and chamfered surfaces. The high quality of finishing work continues on the case back, stamped with “Clous de Paris” decoration and featuring a medallion carrying the brand logo. There is also a “W” engraved on the crown.

Offered on a metal bracelet or a black rubber strap for greater freedom, the new FURTIVE Automatic Petite Seconde watch is the perfect companion for getting away from it all.

Technical details

Reference DW.HMS
Mechanical self-winding movement
Diameter: 25.60 mm
Functions: Hours, minutes, small seconds at 6 o’clock
Power reserve: 42 hours
Rotor: Dewitt design with “Côtes de Genève” pattern
Vibrations: 28,800 vph
Balance: 3-armed, made in Glucydur
Jewelling: 21 jewels

Round case with DeWitt imperial columns on the sides and bezel
Material: Steel, black PVD treatment on the sides
Diameter: 42 mm
Total thickness; 11.40 mm
Crown: Steel, polished and satin-finished, “W” signature
Case back:  DeWitt design with “Clou de Paris” pattern
Distance between lugs:  21 mm
Water-resistance 30 metres

Black dial with sunray pattern
Roman numerals and Arabic numerals in silvered appliqués
Line pattern on lower part of the dial in wood tone and silvered appliqués
Black seconds counter

Hours and minutes: 18-carat white gold, open-worked hands in the form of double-edge swords
Seconds: 18-carat white gold, thin and elegant

Steel bracelet or black rubber strap
Buckle: Polished, engraved “W” signature

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