The new HAUTLENCE VORTEX 02 watch from the CONCEPTS D’EXCEPTION collection features an 18K red gold case. This new model is limited to 8 pieces. The automatic HL2.0 in-house calibre drives half-trailing hours displayed by a chain, retrograde minutes and power-reserve indicator.
Model: HAUTLENCE VORTEX 02 Red Gold
HAUTLENCE HL2.0 in-house calibre including gear train and automatic winding system
2 barrels: One going train barrel (power reserve for the entire watch calibre including power for the second complication barrel) and a complication barrel.
Hours displayed by a 12-link chain hinged on a pallet system. The speed regulator ensures that the hour display changes in a controlled and jerk-free manner in 3-4 seconds instead of instantly. It completes 48 revolutions at each hour change. Hour system activated by a one revolution mechanism mainly composed of a connecting rod and a rack.
Mobile bridge-type calibre comprising the regulating organ and rotating through 60° at each change of hour.
Movement kinematics featuring 90° changes of direction by means of special bevelled gears.
Oscillating weight in 18-carat white gold
This innovative calibre is protected by 3 HAUTLENCE patents.
Dimensions: 37.8 x 33.2 x 12.35 mm
Manufacturing technology: Multi-axis micro-machining, wire EDM, LIGA photolithography
Number of components: 482
Power reserve: 40 hours
Regulating organ: 18,000 vibrations/hour
Number of jewels: 92
Finishing: Fine-watchmaking type (satin-brushed, hand-drawn, hand-bevelled, ruthenium anthracite coating and mirror-polished steel elements)
Identification and numbering plate: HLR2.2 X/8
Half-trailing hours displayed by a chain, retrograde minutes and power-reserve indicator
Case: 18-carat 5N+ red gold
Horns: 18-carat 5N+, screw-in
Crown: Polished 18-carat 5N+ red gold with micro-machined HAUTLENCE logo
Glass: 6 three-dimensional sapphire crystals, scratch-resistant, produced by multi-axis grinding
Alternating finishes: sand-blasting, satin-brushing and polishing
Horn and case-back screws: 18-carat 5N+ red gold
Dimensions: 52 x 50 x 17.8 mm
Upper sapphire dial face: Minutes in white Super-LumiNova®
Applied plates for the hours and minutes zones with 5N galvanic coating; openings onto the hours and the power reserve
Lower sapphire dial face: Semi-opaque metallization
Hour-markers: Metal plate with black rhodium-plated galvanic coating and hour numerals in white Super-Lumi-Nova®
Minutes hand: Black rhodium-plated galvanic coating with white Super-LumiNova® tip
Power-reserve hand: Steel with red-varnished indicator
Black hand-sewn rolled-edge, rubberised padded Louisiana alligator leather strap with large square scales/ Black rubber strap
Interchangeability spring bar and screwdriver
Folding clasp: Titanium with satin-finish plate
Limited edition of 8 timepieces