For the 2019 version of the biennial fundraiser for analysis on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Ateliers de Monaco is presenting a tourbillon watch encased in an progressive cast carbon and gold case. Carbon fibre, gold and resin are combined collectively, positioned in a mould, pressed after which heated to kind a block. The case is then machined to acquire the specified form. The top result’s a singular, contrasting, unpredictable marbling sample.
With its 44mm diameter, the Tourbillon Oculus 1297 options an off-centred hours and minutes show with Roman numerals and dauphine-style palms. It’s riveted on a darkish gray dial with a lozenge sample in reduction. The tourbillon at 6 o’clock is held underneath a sapphire bridge. This distinctive piece is powered by the automated calibre DMC-980 fully developed and manufactured in-house by Pim Koeslag and his crew. The model states that it operates with a moderately spectacular precision: it’s regulated with a tolerance between zero to 2 seconds per 24 hours. Turning the watch over, the motion may be appreciated by means of the exhibition caseback.
The Ateliers de Monaco Oculus 1297 Solely watch is offered on an built-in gray alligator leather-based strap secured with a folding buckle. For extra info, please go to www.ateliers-demonaco.com
Solely Watch is a biennial fundraiser for analysis on muscular dystrophy – Affiliation Monégasque Contre les Myopathies (AMM). Organized underneath the patronage of HSH Albert II de Monaco, the watches of the eighth version shall be auctioned by Christie’s on Saturday 9 November 2019. Extra particulars at www.onlywatch.com.