DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon for 2014
An amazing success story, began under about ten years ago, DeWitt is really a watch-making brand, which joined the elitist realm of today Haute Horology, at BaselWorld 2003, when its impressed the timepiece-experts worldwide, with amazing new watches, produced based on the greatest standards of precision, reliability, design established through the top-brands of the profession.
Throughout its short existence, DeWitt demonstrated to become a forward-thinking brand, devoted to create its creative passion and original method of traditional the watchmaking industry or, the way the brand’s motto states it, to create: A strategy targeted to the way forward for mechanical the watchmaking industry.
The brand new Montres DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon made its debut a few months ago and it is the most recent accessory for the Twenty-8-Eight collection which first saw daylight in 2010 and like its forebears, it’s a kaléidoscopic fusion of detail and finesse with practically every available surface – whether uncovered or hidden among the recesses from the DW8028 by hand wound manufacture movement – created off to its barest form to produce a complex metallic maze which simultaneously pulses and ticks hypnotically because it draws you deep into its heart and for the magnificent tourbillon with 18Kt gold balance and escapement wheel and pallets.
The Twenty-8-Eight is available in a 43mm titanium case and sports the DeWitt signature posts around its flanks, which lead considerable overall presence, even when they’re slightly less pronounced than you are on previous DeWitt collections. The big crown continues the posts theme and elsewhere the case has new refined lugs which lead to some more ergonomic and comfy feel around the wrist.
You will see two versions from the Twenty-8-Eight with a range of a bare metal or chocolate PVD treatments to think about. The previous features contrasting brushed, grained and polished exterior surfaces, and within a set of blue warmth-oxidised hands greatly compliment the just about stark backdrop of thoroughly skeletonised plates, bridges as well as the open worked barrel. Around the Chocolate version, using gold hands along with a gold barrel nestling underneath outdoors dial supplies a tantalising contrast.
Where skeletonisation is frequently a workout in delicacy, here you go not: the result is industrial instead of fragile and works very well on the piece whose chunky appearance belies the painstaking effort put in the development of each component, manufactured and handle by hand towards the very greatest standards.
Both pieces are presented on alligator leather and therefore are guaranteed towards the wrist by using a titanium tang buckle. Priced at ￡120,000.