De Bethune unveils DB28 Steel Wheels Sapphire Tourbillon
The newest version of the De Bethune DB28 Steel Wheels model features a tourbillon movement, whose delta bridge and the upper cases of the two barrels are covered with sapphire crystal, through which the skeletonized dial is visible. The watch adheres to the same futuristic design that distinguishes the previous version of the DB28, which won several exhibitions and provided a significant increase in the number of people who want to buy De Bethune watches. The unusual case shape is inspired by a pocket watch, and the patented floating lugs ensure maximum comfort. The new model will be presented, among others, at the WatchTime Live online exhibition.
The DB28 Steel Wheels Sapphire Tourbillon watch is designed in accordance with the vision of the founder of the De Bethune brand - Denis Flajolet. Smooth lines of the case, reminiscent of stretched strings, technological innovations in the movement, sapphire inserts that emphasize and set off the structure of the caliber and the slenderness of the composition. The sapphire crystal elements have been laser cut to achieve the perfect flowing shape and thickness of 1 mm in the case of the bridge coating and 0,3 mm on the barrel covers, while the rich blue tint of the glass is emphasized by the polished titanium details.
Under the sapphire crystal of the case back, you can see not only the movement, but also the power reserve indicator. Inside the case is the caliber DB2019V5, made of titanium and silicone with a five-day power reserve provided by a patented barrel system. According to the De Bethune brand, the tourbillon cage weighs only 0,18 grams and is the lightest in the world, and also rotates once every 30 seconds. The movement has a diameter of 30 mm and the lightest of its 272 elements weighs less than 0,0001 grams. The parts are connected by a microscopic exoskeleton.
The case of the model is made of polished titanium and has a diameter of 43 mm and a height of 9,80 mm. The watch is equipped with an alligator leather strap and is limited to only 10 pieces. Impressive parameters, innovative technology and extremely limited edition make the model especially attractive for those who want buy De Bethune watches to your personal collection. For all its aesthetic and technical qualities, the DB28 Steel Wheels Sapphire Tourbillon can also be a profitable investment, and in a few years the purchase of an elite watch of this model will probably be in demand.