Raymond Weil freelancer Calibre RW1212 Skeleton

After launching its first in-house movement in collaboration with Swiss movement manufacturer Sellita in 2017, RAYMOND WEIL unveils the new and exclusive CALIBRE RW1212 Skeleton as a sign of its desire to keep pushing boundaries.

RAYMOND WEIL introduces this bold and distinctive model featuring an open-worked dial, revealing most of the sophisticated movement with an intricate perlage finish. The distinctive characteristic remains the 6 o’clock front dial positioning of its visible balance wheel. The dial, however, has been opened, exposing the manufacturing beauty and highlighting the richness of watchmaking expertise, whilst infusing it with its distinctive free-spirited attitude. The freelancer Calibre RW1212 Skeleton is a two hand model providing an understated display of the hours and minutes.

While working on the initial design of the Calibre RW1212, the R&D team at RAYMOND WEIL redesigned and pared down all the elements closely relating to the exquisite mechanism so as to endow this exclusive in-house movement with even more depth and character.

Framed by a 42mm steel case, the mechanical self-winding Calibre RW1212 beats at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour and has a 38-hour power reserve. Its RAYMOND WEIL engraved oscillating weight has been skeletonized to increase the transparency of the timepiece.

The new Calibre RW1212 is presented in three different executions, offering three very different personalities for this pioneering flagship product in the freelancer family. The full black PVD plated version with rose gold indexes and hands offers modernity and urban style, while the brown leather strap brings attitude and elegance to the rose gold and stainless steel two-tone model. Finally, the total stainless steel look featuring blue indexes and hands offers a more cosmopolitan feel.

Technical details

Movement
Mechanical self-winding skeleton in-house movement, with visible balance wheel – RW1212
Power-Reserve: 38 hours
Jewels: 27

Functions
Central hours, minutes

Reference 2785-BC5-20001

Case
Round – Steel
Diameter: 42 mm
Thickness: 10.6 mm
Crown: Stainless steel with black PVD coating – screwed and fluted with RW monogram
Crystal: Sapphire crystal with dual-sided antiglare treatment
Case back: Screw down, with sapphire crystal
Water resistance: 10 ATM

Dial
Black galvanic with large opening on the skeleton movement
Index: Stainless steel with pink PVD coating
Hands: Stainless steel with pink PVD coating, barrel-shaped, enhanced with white Super-Luminova®

Bracelet
Black genuine calf leather strap, RW folding clasp stainless steel with black PVD plating and double push-security system

Reference 2785-SC5-20001

Case
Round – Steel
Diameter: 42 mm
Thickness: 10.6 mm
Crown: Stainless steel – screwed and fluted with RW monogram
Crystal: Sapphire crystal with dual-sided antiglare treatment
Case back: Screw down, with sapphire crystal
Water resistance: 10 ATM

Dial
Black galvanic with large opening on the skeleton movement
Index: Stainless steel with pink PVD coating
Hands: Stainless steel with pink PVD coating, barrel-shaped, enhanced with white Super-Luminova®

Bracelet
Brown genuine calf leather strap, RW folding clasp stainless steel with double push-security system

Reference 2785-ST-65001

Case
Round – Steel
Diameter: 42 mm
Thickness: 10.6 mm
Crown: Stainless steel – screwed and fluted with RW monogram
Crystal: Sapphire crystal with dual-sided antiglare treatment
Case back: Screw down, with sapphire crystal
Water resistance: 10 ATM

Dial
Silver galvanic with large opening on the skeleton movement
Index: Blued steel-type
Hands: Blued steel-type, barrel-shaped, enhanced with white Super-Luminova®

Bracelet
Stainless steel with folding RW steel clasp, double push-button security system

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