May.04, 2010 in Spotlight
Roger Dubuis is known for making watches of the highest quality. This Watch presented today on the Spotlight is not an exception. The Excalibur Double Tourbillon reference EX45 01 9 N1.67A uses Roger Dubuis in house movement, every single component is made at Roger Dubuis like all their movements. The movement is a manually wound, caliber RD01 with 52 jewels, and houses a 1 minute Flying Double Tourbillon with Differential Gear. The case is heavy and has a lot of detail on its finish. On the case back for example you have the RD emblem nicely printed all over. There are also three see through back holes, two for seeing the tourbillon cages, and the one on top for the power reserve display. The crown features a beautiful crown guard that encapsulates it and gives the appearance of having a bigger crown. You can have access to the crown by flipping up the crown guard. The dial is made of mother of pearl and displays the the two tourbillons. On top of the face you have the retrograde minute function. It counts the minutes from 0 to 60, once it reaches to 60 it resets to 0. The crocodile leather band has a stainless steel deployment buckle engraved “RD” in the middle and “Roger Dubuis”. This timepiece is a limited edition of 280 pieces and retails for approximately $183,000.