HYT Skull 48.8

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The HYT Skull collection has been enhanced with a more compact model. The new 48.8 mm case versions is available in two versions, the first made entirely from pink gold and the second from contrasting gold and black DLC titanium. Both have a patinated skull.

The Skull has been an iconic HYT timepiece since 2015. Its boldness pushes the boundaries for a brand that stands out from the crowd, starting with its fluid time display. A new model has now been added to the collection: The Skull 48.8. The case has been slimmed down from 51 mm to 48.8 mm, perfect for more slender wrists. The skull is patinated, a finish designed to enhance it as it ages. The patina grows with every passing second measured by the HYT device. More specifically, measured by the capillary, which hugs the outline of the skull – a feat of glass engineering.

The case for the first version of the Skull 48.8 is made from 5N pink gold. The hours are indicated on the outer bezel. The external dial boasts a magnificent grained effect thanks to its microblasted treatment. The strap is made from matte black alligator.

The second version of the Skull 48.8, made from pink gold (5N) and black DLC titanium, features an external dial treated with an anthracite grey galvanised coating. The cognac-coloured patinated leather strap, with a rubber core, comes with a matching cuff.

Technical details

Model: Skull 48.8, Reference: S48-PG-57-NF-RF, limited edition of 50 pieces

Functions
Black fluidic hours
Seconds, power reserve

Case
Pink gold (5N)
Diameter: 48.8 mm
Height: 17.9 mm
Pink gold (5N) hour bezel
Pink gold (5N) screw-in crown, sheathed in black rubber
Pink gold (5N) crown guard
Pink gold (5N) screwed offset lugs
Pink gold (5N) dome
Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on the dial side
Pink gold (5N) screw-on case back, sapphire crystal
Water-resistant up to 100 metres

Exclusive patented micro-fluidic module:
– Borosilicate glass capillary tube, interior nano-coating
– Multi-layer metal bellows
– Two immiscible liquids; one transparent, the other coloured with a high performance dye
– Thermal compensator with dedicated bellows and specific liquid
– High-tech ceramic fluidic restrictors

Movement
Mechanical with manual winding, exclusive HYT calibre
28,800 Vph, 4 Hz, 35 jewels
Bridges hand-bevelled and adorned with Côtes de Genève, rhodium-plated bellows
65-hour power reserve
Interface:
– Transmission between movement and fluidic module by conversion of rotation into linear movement using a cam-follower system
– Isostatic connection of the fluidic system guaranteed by a trident

Dial
– Pink gold (5N) dial
– Patinated skull
– Seconds indicator (left eye)
– Power reserve indicator (right eye)

Strap
Matte black alligator, pink gold (5N) ardillon buckle

Skull 48.8 Reference: S48-DG-57-NF-LM, limited edition of 50 pieces

Functions
Black fluidic hours
Seconds, power reserve

Case
Pink gold (5N) and black DLC titanium
Diameter: 48.8 mm
Height: 17.9 mm
Pink gold (5N) hour bezel
Black rubber sheathed screw-in black DLC titanium crown
Black DLC titanium crown guard
Pink gold (5N) screwed offset lugs
Black DLC titanium dome
Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on the dial side
Screw-on case back, sapphire crystal
Water-resistant up to 100 metres

HYT’s exclusive patented micro-fluidic module:
– Two multi-layer metal bellows
– Capillary tube in medical grade glass, with interior nano-coating
– Two immiscible liquids; one transparent and the other coloured with a highly resistant dye
– Thermal compensator with dedicated bellows containing a special liquid
– Ceramic fluid restrictors

Movement
Mechanical with manual winding, exclusive HYT calibre
28,800 Vph, 4 Hz, 35 jewels
Bridges hand-bevelled and adorned with Côtes de Genève, rhodium-plated bellows
65-hour power reserve
Interface:
– Transmission between movement and fluidic module by conversion of rotation into linear movement using a cam-follower system
– Isostatic connection of the fluidic system guaranteed by a trident

Dial
Anthracite grey galvanised coating with microblasted finishes
Patinated skull
Seconds indicator (left eye)
Power reserve indicator (right eye)

Strap
Cognac-coloured patinated leather with black stitching, rubber core, removable cuff, black DLC titanium ardillon buckle

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