At this year’s Basel International Watch & Jewellery Show, Athens launched a number of innovative watches, including enamel-filled watches, flying tourbillon watches and minute repeaters, etc. Amazing watch. This time, I will introduce you to the first hollow-out watch with tourbillon movement, which was developed with the latest silicon technology, and made a breakthrough in watch innovation. Official model: 1702-129 red gold 1709-129 platinum.
Making a skeleton watch is a delicate art, which requires excellent watchmaking technology and high sensitivity to art. The purpose is to minimize the structure of the parts and allow light to penetrate the watch freely, thereby displaying the machine. The operation of the core and showing the beauty of the special.
The original hollow-out watch of the Athens watch is a model of light and shadow application. In order to pursue the ultimate visual effect, a new movement has been specially developed. Its exquisite structure and perfect balance ratio instantly show infinite charm.
A 44 mm diameter platinum case houses a carefully designed movement in Athens. The barrel at 12 o’clock is opposite the escapement at 6 o’clock, presenting a symmetrical beauty.
The large steel wheel on the escapement at 6 o’clock is engraved with the brand name, logo and power reserve, making it the most sophisticated watch introduction.
The surface of the movement is decorated with conspicuous sandblasting and polishing, forming a strong contrast. Add different colors to metal parts to enhance visual enjoyment. The hand-polished beveled splint is embellished with satin-polished sun rays, and a deep red ruby emits a dazzling light on the splint. The sapphire blue pointer, on top of it, radiates the sapphire light conspicuously and proudly.
The watch uses a manual winding movement, and through the wear-resistant sapphire crystal glass, you can clearly see the winding process of the movement through a single crown.
The strap is a black alligator leather strap with a platinum pin buckle.
It is equipped with UN-170’s self-made manual mechanical movement, set with 23 bright gems, with a frequency of 18,000 times per hour, and a power reserve of 170 hours.
Summary: This 1709-129 tourbillon skeleton watch elegantly showcases the extraordinary watchmaking craftsmanship and very innovative spirit of Athens. A hand-winding movement can be seen in a flying tourbillon composed of a silicon spring, an anchor escapement and an escape wheel. The exquisite hollow design allows the light that shines through to add artistic beauty to this complex watch. There are two versions of the original skeleton watch, 1702-129 red gold and 1709-129 platinum. Each edition is limited to 99 pieces.
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