Vortex 02

Vortex 02

Concepts d’exception
Limited edition 8 timepieces

HAUTLENCE HL2.0 in-house calibre including gear train and automatic winding system. Half-trailing hours displayed by a chain, retrograde minutes, mobile bridge-type calibre.

Hours, retrograde minutes and power-reserve indicator.

Case : 18-carat 5N+ red gold;

Horns : 18-carat 5N+, screw-in;

Crown : polished 18-carat 5N+ red gold with micro-machined HAUTLENCE logo;

Glass : 6 three-dimensional sapphire crystals, scratch-resistant, produced by multi-axis grinding;

Alternating finishes : sand-blasting, satin-brushing and polishing;

Horn and case-back screws : 18-carat 5N+ red gold;

Dimensions : 52 x 50 x 17.8 mm

Calibre description :

2 barrels : one finishing barrel (power reserve for the entire watch calibre including power for the second barrel) and a complication barrel.
Hours displayed by a 12-link chain hinged on a pallet system. The speed regulator ensures that the hours display changes in a controlled and jerk-free mannner in 3-4 seconds instead of instantly. It completes 48 revolutions at each hour change. Hours system activated by a one-revolution mechanism mainly composed of a connecting rod and a rack.

Movement kinematics featuring 90° changes of direction by means of special bevelled gears.

Automatic calibre with oscillating weight in 18-carat white gold.

This innovative calibre is protected by 3 HAUTLENCE patents.

Dimensions : 37.8 x 33.2 x 12.35 mm;
Manufacturing technology : multi-axis micro-machining, wire EDM, LIGA photolithography;
Number of components : 552;
Power reserve : 45 hours;
Regulating organ : 18,000 vibrations/hour;
Number of jewels : 92;
Finishing : fine-watchmaking type (satin-brushed, hand-drawn, hand-bevelled, ruthenium-anthracite coating and mirror-polished steel elements);
Identification and numbering plate : HL2.X.

Upper sapphire dial face : minutes in white Super-LumiNova®

Applied plates for the hours and minutes zones with 5N galvanic coating; openings onto the hours and the power reserve

Lower sapphire dial face : semi-opaque metallization

Hour-markers : metal plate with black rhodium-plated galvanic coating and hour numerals in white Super-Lumi-Nova®

Minutes hand : black rhodium-plated galvanic coating with white Super-LumiNova® tip

Power-reserve hand : steel with red-varnished indicator

Strap :

  • Black hand-sewn rolled-edge, rubberised padded Louisiana alligator leather, large square scales
  • Black rubber

 

Interchangeability spring bar and screwdriver

Folding clasp : titanium with satin-finish plate

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