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Roger dubuis excalibur dragon monotourbillon detailed movement

The Wind Up – Watch News #267

Welcome to the latest edition of our weekly series, The Wind Up. In this week’s instalment, we’ll be highlighting a handful of new and interesting watches, including pieces from the likes of Bell & Ross, Bremont, Longines and Roger Dubuis. Happy reading gents and have a great week ahead.

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Roger dubuis excalibur dragon monotourbillon
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon | Image: Roger Dubuis

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon

Reference No.: RDDBEX1111

The Roger Dubuis Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon is a horological marvel that fuses exceptional craftsmanship with artistic design. Encased in precious metals, the timepiece showcases a captivating dragon motif on the dial, a symbol of power and good fortune in Chinese culture. The monotourbillon complication, positioned at 7 o’clock, is a technical masterpiece that enhances accuracy by compensating for gravitational errors. Powered by the Roger Dubuis RD512SQ movement, the watch not only offers precise timekeeping but also boasts an impressive power reserve. With limited production, the Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon is a collector’s dream, marrying the brand’s technical prowess with an exquisite and symbolic aesthetic, making it a truly distinctive and exclusive timepiece.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the Roger Dubuis Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon features a 42mm case diameter, providing a bold and impactful presence on the wrist. The intricate dragon motif, realized through hand-crafted enamelling or engraving techniques, adds a touch of artistry to the watch. The combination of high-level craftsmanship and avant-garde design makes this timepiece a standout in the world of haute horlogerie. The Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon is not just a watch; it’s a wearable masterpiece that caters to enthusiasts who appreciate both technical excellence and artistic expression in a luxury timepiece.

Brand: Roger Dubuis 
Model: Excalibur Dragon Monotourbillon
Diameter: 42mm
Water Resistance: 100m
Calibre: RD512SQ
Power Reserve: 72 hours
Price: CHF195,000

Longines conquest heritage central power reserve
Longines Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve | Longines

Longines Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve

Reference No.: L1.648.4x

The Longines Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve is a timeless timepiece that pays homage to the brand’s rich heritage while incorporating modern elements. Encased in stainless steel, the watch features a 38mm diameter, striking a harmonious balance between vintage aesthetics and contemporary wearability. The standout feature is the central power reserve indicator, providing a visual representation of the remaining energy in the watch’s movement. The dial and hands exude classic elegance, while the transparent case back reveals the automatic movement within, showcasing Longines’ commitment to horological excellence.

Driven by the Longines calibre L896.5, the Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve ensures accurate timekeeping and an impressive power reserve of 72 hours. The watch is further distinguished by its water-resistant capabilities, adding a touch of versatility to its refined design. With its combination of vintage charm and modern functionality, the Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve is a captivating choice for enthusiasts seeking a timepiece that seamlessly merges heritage-inspired design with contemporary watchmaking technology.

Brand: Longines
Model: Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve
Diameter: 38mm
Water Resistance: 50m
Calibre: L896.5
Power Reserve: 72 hours
Price: from $6,325 AUD

Bell ross br 03 cyber ceramic
Bell & Ross BR 03 Cyber Ceramic | Image: Bell & Ross

Bell & Ross BR 03 Cyber Ceramic 

Reference No.: BR 03

The Bell & Ross BR 03 Cyber Ceramic is a bold and futuristic timepiece that exemplifies the brand’s commitment to aviation-inspired design. Encased in matte black ceramic, the square 42mm case delivers a robust and modern aesthetic. The striking dial features a distinctive graphical representation of a skull, inspired by the realm of cyberpunk, creating a visually arresting focal point. The hands and indices are coated with Super-LumiNova, ensuring optimal legibility even in low-light conditions. This limited edition timepiece is powered by an automatic movement, offering reliable precision for aviation enthusiasts and those drawn to avant-garde design.

In addition to its unique design, the BR 03 Cyber Ceramic boasts a water resistance of 100 meters, enhancing its practicality for various environments. The black rubber strap complements the ceramic case, providing both comfort and durability. With only 999 pieces produced, the BR 03 Cyber Ceramic is a statement piece that captures the spirit of contemporary design and technological innovation, making it an appealing choice for those seeking a distinctive and limited-edition timekeeping companion.

Brand: Bell & Ross
Model: BR 03 Cyber Ceramic 
Diameter: 42mm
Water Resistance: 50m
Calibre: BR-CAL.383
Power Reserve: 48 hours
Price: CHF12,300

Bremont x argylle limited edition
Bremont x Argylle Limited Edition | Bremont

Bremont x Argylle Limited Edition

The Bremont Argylle Limited Edition is a distinctive timepiece that pays homage to the rich history and heritage of the iconic Scottish county. Encased in stainless steel, the watch features a 43mm diameter with a unique tartan-patterned dial, inspired by the traditional Argyle pattern associated with the region. The watch is powered by the Bremont BE-92AE automatic movement, ensuring accurate timekeeping and reliability. Limited to 300 pieces, the Argylle Limited Edition combines British craftsmanship with Scottish tradition, making it a sought-after collector’s item for those who appreciate horological innovation and cultural significance.

Designed with attention to detail, the Bremont Argylle Limited Edition features a transparent case back that showcases the decorated rotor and movement. The watch is paired with a brown leather strap, enhancing its vintage-inspired aesthetic and ensuring comfort on the wrist. With its exclusive design and limited production, the Argylle Limited Edition captures the essence of Bremont’s dedication to storytelling through watchmaking, making it a compelling choice for enthusiasts who value both craftsmanship and cultural heritage in a timepiece.

Brand: Bremont
Model: Bremont x Argylle Limited Edition
Diameter: 43mm
Water Resistance: 100m
Calibre: Modified Calibre 13 1/4’’’ BE-69AV
Power Reserve: 56 hours
Price: £4,950

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