DB28 Black Matte
Having won the 2011 “Aiguille d’Or”, the highest distinction awarded by the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix, for its DB28 model, De Bethune now offers a black interpretation of its iconic model.
Hours, minutes. Spherical moon-phase indication at 6 o’clock. Power reserve situated on the back. Performance indication between 2 and 3 o’clock.
Hand-polished steel hands.
Black, mirror-polished and silver-toned minutes ring – mirror-polished steel spherical hour-marker – mirror-polished steel bridge – Côtes De Bethune – performance-zone read-off between 2 and 3 o’clock – De Bethune spherical moon-phase in palladium and polished anthracite zirconium at 6 o’clock
Sandblasted anthracite zirconium. Diameter: 42.6mm-Thickness: 9.20mm
Short or long floating lugs in sandblasted anthracite zirconium – De Bethune Patent (2006)
Sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective coating (1800 Vickers).
Open, 6-day power reserve indication, rose gold rack.
Mechanical hand-wound movement.
Diameter 30 mm – 295 parts – Hand-crafted finishing and decoration – Black mirror-polished steel parts – Côtes De Bethune
Self-regulating twin barrel – De Bethune Innovation (2004)
Silicon/white gold balance wheel – 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 122years – De Bethune Patent (2004)
Extra-supple alligator leather, alligator lining