Vortex 03

Vortex 03

Concepts d’exception

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 : Bronze

Horns : Bronze, screwed in

Crown : Grade 5 titanium, polished 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 hand polishing

Horn and case-back screws : Grade 5 titanium

Dimensions : 52 x 50 x 17.8 mm

Weight : 75 grams

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 : white Superluminova® minutes and white hour-marker stickers

Lower sapphire dial face : black sticker

Hour indices : metal underplate with black galvanic rhodium-plated coating hour numerals in white Super-Lumi-Nova®

Minute hand : galvanic rhodium-plated coating with white Superluminova® tip

Power reserve hand : galvanic rhodium-plated coating with red varnished indicator

Strap :

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


Spring bars for strap changes and screwdriver

Folding clasp : titanium with satin-finish plate


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