Ressence Type 5 AIT Limited Edition

Ressence has created a limited edition of its Type 5 watch in collaboration with AIT (Art In Time) Monaco.

The Type 5 AIT is based on the Ressence TYPE 5 dive watch. Defined by its bold, organic case, oil filled dial, clear legibility and ruggedized bezel.

The Type 5 AIT watch stands out with its vibrant yellow notes on the dial, markers, and bezel. This exclusive timepiece is limited to 12 pieces. Among these, 11 watches are available exclusively at Art In Time. The 12th watch with a distinctive yellow Ressence logo will be sold at a charity event in September with all proceeds going to the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco.

The case is crafted entirely in grade five titanium, which contributes to its light weight in the hand and on the wrist (with the strap included, the watch weighs just 85 grams). The tapered case has a sandwich-style construction with a two-tone finish, showcasing both polished and satin finishing textures.

Dial side, the hours’ disc has a yellow index at the hour that the watch corresponds to. This will be unique to the owner. Below the oil-filled upper chamber is an air-filled lower chamber that houses the bespoke mechanical auto-winding movement. It uses a magnet transmission to drive the discs on the ROCS dial.

Seven bellows compensate for the expansion and contraction of the oil in the upper chamber as temperatures change. The use of oil cancels out Total Internal Reflection.

Typically, under water, a traditional diver’s watch needs to be viewed straight on in order to be read properly – otherwise refraction turns the glass into a mirror. The Ressence TYPE 5 is an oil-filled watch, ensuring complete legibility whatever the angle of view.

The rear-mounted crown deploys the Ressence Compression Lock System (RCLS), a mechanism which closes the gasket sealing of the lower air chamber when the crown is pushed back into its resting position.

Technical details

Model: Ressence Type 5 AIT

Functions
Hours
Minutes
Runner (90 seconds)
Oil temperature

Movement
Patented ROCS 5 – Ressence Orbital Convex System – driven by the minute axle ofa specially customised 2824/2 base calibre
Caseback winding and time setting with RCLS – Ressence Compression Lock System
Magnetic Transmission
Compensating Bellow System for the oil (7 Bellows)
Self-winding
36 hours power reserve
28,800 vibrations per hour
41 jewels
25 gears

Dial
Convex grade 5 titanium dial (125mm radius) with 3 eccentric biaxial satellites inclined at 3° (hours), 4.75° (thermal gauge and runner)
Engraved indications filled with Superluminova

Case
Grade 5 titanium
Two separate sealed chambers with the upper one filled with 3.57 ml of oil
Domed sapphire crystals top and bottom with both sides anti-reflective coating
Uni-directional bezel
46mm (diameter) x 15.5 mm (thickness)
Water-resistance: 10 ATM

Buckle & Strap
Polished Ardillon Buckle in grade 5 titanium
Yellow premium rubber strap (24/24mm)

Total Components
324

Weight
85 grams including strap

Edition
Limited to 12 pieces

Price
EUR 35,500 (all taxes included)