The new Twenty-8-Eight Full Moon watch, featuring original dial architecture and an audacious combination of special materials, is another masterpiece in the emblematic line of models from the house of DeWitt, with a unique, aesthetic signature that combines poetry with fine watch making.
With a round 43mm titanium case decorated with the famous imperial columns, the Twenty-8-Eight Full Moon is driven by a robust and reliable automatic calibre vibrating at 28,800 and a 42-hour power reserve. A partial skeleton, the left side of the dial is reminiscent of an atlas with relief and contours displayed providing a dreamlike vision of our world. The gold colour tone of the two geared wheels fires up the “mineral” aesthetics of the movement, like a second natural element.
This visual path ends with celestial infinity, ornamenting the right hand side of the dial, symbolised by the Gold fluss. This synthetic glass, produced with copper and special firing using a very ancient process, was discovered in Venice in the twelfth century and gave birth to the famous Murano glass.
Roman and Arabic numerals in rose gold colour tone, as if suspended in this starry dome, give subtlety and poetry to reading the time.
The moon phase module is positioned in the lower part of the dial, was developed and is manufactured entirely in house. The moon, which symbolises the cycle of life, is represented by a hemisphere of white mother-of-pearl which appears and disappears as the days pass through an appliqued aperture in rose gold colour tone reminiscent of an astronomical telescope. Unlike other watch models with a moon phase function, two moons are displayed in the window and play opposite each other with a unique interpretation of the cycles of life.
The Twenty-8-Eight has a black alligator wristband and a folding titanium buckle. Like every DeWitt creation, it fully meets the very high standards of finishing required by Manufacture DeWitt: brushed, polished and chamfered. There are also two small “W” signatures on the crown and on the buckle.
Elegantly balancing earthly and terrestrial elements, the Twenty-8-Eight Full Moon watch gives a very personal interpretation of the time and the cycle of life, combining creative audacity with exceptional watch-making know-how.
Model: TWENTY-8-EIGHT FULL MOON
Calibre: Reference DW.0160 , Mechanical self-winding movement
Diameter: 33 mm
Functions: Hours, minutes, moon phase
Power reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 28,800 vph
Rotor: DeWitt design with “Côtes de Genève” pattern
Balance: 3-armed, made in Glucydur
Escapement: 51° angle of lift
Jewelling: 21 jewels
Round case with DeWitt imperial columns on the sides
Material: Grade 5 titanium
Diameter: 43 mm
Total thickness: 12.25 mm
Crown: Titanium, polished, ring in blackened titanium, “W” signature
Case back: DeWitt design, “W” signature
Distance between lugs: 21 mm
Water-resistance: 30 metres
Silver adorned with two Goldfluss plaques
Roman and Arabic indexes in rose gold colour tone
Appliqued moon aperture in rose gold colour tone
Half-sphere moons in white mother-of pearl
Hours and Minutes: rose gold colour tone open-worked hands in the form of double-edged swords
Wristband Black alligator
Buckle: Grade 5 Neo titanium and steel triple-blade folding clasp, polished and brushed, engraved “W” signature