Daily or weekly newsletter? The movement of the Bovet Pininfarina OttantaSei is highly opened and decorated to even enhanced this aerial feel. Two long side crystals enclose the case and embrace the profile of the middle perfectly. This tourbillon watch can thus be wound twice as quickly to give it the power required for 10 days of autonomy. It does sound like an interesting promise. The plate underpinning the entire movement highlights the perfectly accomplished and delicate synergy between lightness and transparency on the one hand, and increased structural rigidity on the other. It is this gear train that leads us to from the barrel to the display and, ultimately, to the spectacular tourbillon carriage. To create maximum light and transparency, the upper and lower crystals have specific and complex forms.
Every wheel in the finishing gear train has been painstakingly angled and chamfered by hand, while the pivots of their axes are rolled in the traditional manner for quality and performance that border on perfection. Imagine that you mix one of the best actual manufactures, known for mastering skeletonized movements and tourbillons, with what is certainly the most famous car designer of the last 60 years. The highly original flying tourbillon carriage is made up of no fewer than components. The hours and the minutes are displayed at 2, while the gear train that drives the hands is visible underneath. Daily or weekly newsletter? The center of its axis features a feeder screw on which a meticulously polished steel cone moves vertically.
Once again in this collection, the quantity of movements manufactured will be limited—to just 86 in this case—which the collector can choose to grace with one of the three cases on offer.
Without making the connection explicit, the Italian designers and technicians at BOVET took an active interest in the subject while developing the case, given that the constraints of rigidity, transparency and water-resistance are, relatively speaking, very similar.
As said, the OttantaSei is all about the essential. In tune with the spirit of this tourbillon watch, the barrel is skeletonized according to the five-spoke wheel theme that has been chosen for the design of this caliber.
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OttantaSei – Bovet Watches
The 18, vph of the balance are maintained by a spring manufactured traditionally at the DIMIER workshops—an art mastered by fewer than ten watchmaking companies around the world. The strength of this Bovet Pininfarina OttantaSei is to combined several concepts that are usually difficult to mix. And clearly, the Bovet Pininfarina OttantaSei Day Tourbillon is a very appealing watch, resulting of a partnership between the watch manufacture Bovet and the legendary designer Pininfarina.
Being an entirely opened watch, all the surfaces of each part have to be finished with the same attention. This union already gave birth to the Tourbillon Ottanta, launched in More details to see here. The Bovet Pininfarina OttantaSei is unique and audacious and at the same time delicate, aerial and refined. Finally, this layout is balanced by the large regulating organ of the watch at 6, an impressive one-minute flying tourbillon.
The virtuosity of the craftsmen at the BOVET Manufactures combined with the recognized technical expertise and reliability of the various mechanisms and their peerless finishes allow every aspect of this exceptional caliber to be showcased with perfect transparency.
Based on the same lines as the Ottanta, Bovet and Pininfarina are now introducing the OttantaSei, with more fundamental codes and an improved lightness and apparent simplicity. Same goes for the wheels, which are angled and chamfered by hand, while the pivots of their axes are rolled. It does sound like an interesting promise. Imagine that you mix one of the best actual manufactures, known for mastering skeletonized movements and tourbillons, with what is certainly the most famous car designer of the last 60 years.
We can even say a risky one. It can be found at several locations on the plate, the barrel bridge, the ratchet and the tourbillon bridge. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. The second arm of this lever culminates in a toothed rack that meshes with a pinion located on the axis of the indicator. Give us your consent I agree to my personal data being stored and used to receive the newsletter or other updates about Monochrome Watches. The case of OttantaSei is also light in terms of weight and dimensions.
This innovative construction and single fixation point both contribute to the superbly weighted thickness of the movement, and of the watch itself. Besides being long to machine, it is mainly for their finishes that the main plate and bridges must be regarded.
The plate underpinning the entire movement highlights the perfectly accomplished and delicate bove between lightness and transparency on the one hand, and increased structural rigidity on the other. The ones on top and back are large and reveals the entire movement. A quick glance at the movement is enough to conclude that here, once again, all efforts have been concentrated on the principles of lightness and transparency.
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We told you, an interesting mix. Once on the wrist, the watch can almost be forgottenas being both hyper comfortable and extremely light. Note that this genuine feat of three-dimensional magic involves decorating and, in particular, chamfering both sides of the plate as well as all its vertical walls.
Every wheel in the finishing gear train has been painstakingly angled and chamfered by hand, while the pivots of their axes are rolled in the traditional manner for quality and performance that border on perfection.
A plate bearing the individual number of each movement will be meticulously screwed to the back of the case chosen to adorn the watch.
The hours and the minutes are displayed at 2, while the gear train that drives the hands is visible underneath. Its construction is lttana on 3 distinct areas, pininfraina the display and the functions are linked. To fully grasp both the density and absolute coherence of this new caliber, we must begin the chronological unveiling of its secrets with the exclusive winding system. A technically impressive movement that also is a feast for the eyes of haute-horlogerie connoisseurs.
It is limited to 86 pieces. All are delivered on a black rubber with blue alcantara lining. The watch has a strong design while being subtle and clean, it is sporty and at the same time pininfwrina, transparent and light.
To create maximum light and transparency, the upper and lower crystals have specific and complex forms. The same tourbiplon of lightness and transparency have been applied to the movement of the Bovet Pininfarina OttantaSei. The technicians and watchmakers at the Manufacture DIMIER together with the designers at Pininfarina pooled their expertise to come up with an unprecedented perspective on the originality and fascinating technology inherent to the movement, once again entirely developed and manufactured by BOVET.
Far more than just a case, it recalls a whole lexicon of aviation and evokes the glass surrounding the cockpit of an aircraft or helicopter. With its 44 mm diameter and a thickness of 8. By being pure and by going to the essential, Pininfarina and Bovet achieved to create a bold and desirable watch, proving the interest of such a partnership. The craftsmen from the bovwt workshops then require a full day to ensure the unrivalled quality finishes.
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