DB25 Moon phase
Encapsulated in precious materials, an incomparable understanding of the past and present of watchmaking inhabits this radiant piece. Life vibrates everywhere, revealed by the games of light and the purity of its architecture. Roundness, depth and textures collaborate to set the scene of time with an absolute clarity. Resurrected from the past and transposed into modern days, a spherical moon sits among gold stars, crowning this bright theater.
Hours, minutes. Spherical moon phase indication. Power reserve indication on the back
Curved, hand-polished steel.
Anthracite – hand-guilloché with 12 radiating sectors. De Bethune star-studded sky in black mirror-polished steel set with yellow gold stars with spherical moon-phase indication in black palladium and blackened zirconium at 12 o’clock.
White gold. Diameter: 44mm – Thickness: 11.30mm
Fixed and hollowed lugs.
Sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective coating (1800 Vickers).
Open, sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective coating (1800 Vickers).
Linear power-reserve indication.
Mechanical hand-wound movement.
Diameter 30 mm – 307 parts – hand crafted finishing and decoration – Côtes De Bethune – chamfered and hand-polished steel.
Self-regulating twin barrel – De Bethune Innovation (2004)
Titanium/ platinum balance – De Bethune Patent (2008)
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 with pin buckle