DB28 Special Edition
In November 2011, the DB28 model received the Aiguille d'or, the supreme award of the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix. To celebrate this victory, De Bethune is revisiting this iconic model and offering a limited edition of 50 pieces with subtle details that will delight collectors and enthusiasts.
Hours, minutes. Spherical moon phase indication at 6 o’clock. Power reserve indicator situated on the back. Performance indication between 2 and 3 o’clock.
Skeletonised polished grade 5 titanium hour circle and silvered minute circle – best-performance zone indication between 2 and 3 o’clock between a blue and red dot. Spherical moon phase indication in palladium and zirconium at 6 o’clock.
Grade 5 titanium, distinctively shaped. Diameter: 42.6mm-Thickness: 9.2mm
Short or long floating lugs in anthracite zirconium – De Bethune Patent (2006)
Sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective coating (1800 Vickers).
Back solid, in mirror-polished grade 5 titanium. Linear power reserve indicator.
Mechanical hand-wound movement.
Diameter 30 mm–272 parts – Black hand-polished steel motion-work bridge – Black plate and barrel bridge cover adorned with “Côte De Bethune” – Hand-polished and chamfered steel parts
Self-regulating twin barrel – De Bethune Innovation (2004)
Silicon/white gold balance – De Bethune Patent (2010)
Balance-spring with flat terminal curve – De Bethune Patent (2006)
Triple pare-chute shock-absorbing system – De Bethune Innovation (2005)
Spherical moon-phase indication accurate to a degree of one lunar day every 122 year s– De Bethune Patent (2004)
Extra-supple alligator leather, alligator lining