The PW1 & WW1 Argentium® Time Pieces
The Bell & Ross PW1 Répétition Minutes: An Exceptional Complications
Vintage WW1 Argentium®: From Pocket Watch to Wristwatch
- The finish of the hands and index in appliqué metal give the model a timeless refinement.
- The domed glass gives the watch a vintage look. Unlike the original, it is made from sapphire, a hard-wearing material, using perfected techniques.
- Designed in the finest watch-making tradition, the manual winding movement offers a journey back to the very roots of watch-making.
- The horns are produced like wire handles soldered to the case. The elegance of the straps harks back to the first wristwatches while being ergonomically perfect.
- The sunburst dial of the silver version shimmers with opalescent reflections, blending subtly with the silver of the case to create a marvellous harmony. The hands, numerals and index marks present an elegantly sober tone-on-tone display.
- In the Ruthenium version, the deep-grey sunburst dial perfectly matches the colour of the strap to create a refined contrast with the silver of the case.
- Movement: Dubois Dépraz manual winding movement. (Running time of approximately 56 hours.)
- Dial: ruthenium, sunburst, domed finish. appliqué metal index and numerals.
- Functions: hours, minutes, small second hand. 5 minutes repeater: indication, on request and musically, of hours and minutes. a low-pitched sound emitted for each hour, followed by a series of double low-pitched and high-pitched sounds for every five minutes elapsed. The complication is activated by pressing the button on the left-hand side of the case.
- Glass: anti-reflective domed sapphire.
- Case: 49 mm diameter. Argentium®. The «barleycorn» guilloche case back opens to reveal the ingenious mechanism.
- Water-resistance: 30 meters.
- Chain: silver.
- Movement: mechanical manual (ETA 7001).
- Case: 41 mm. Argentium®.
- Functions: hours, minutes and small second hand.
- Dial: silver or ruthenium finish. Sunburst, domed. Appliqué metal numerals and index.
- Crystal: anti-reflective sapphire.
- Water resistance: 30 meters.
- Strap: grey alligator.
- Buckle: pin. Argentium®