BaselWorld 2018 Preview: Angelus U50 Diver Tourbillon

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    BaselWorld 2018 Preview: Angelus U50 Diver Tourbillon


    Angelus U50 Diver Tourbillon

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    Angelus’s first diver’s watch makes a spectacular debut with a tourbillon escapement and skeletonized movement. The U50 Diver Tourbillon is also equipped with a helium escape valve, making it safe for saturation dives of up to 300 metres. The movement was designed from scratch to be skeletonized, with rigid, beam-style bridges and wheels and barrel firmly secured between two plates. A proprietary six-spoke design reinforces the wheel train and protects the skeletonized ratchet and barrel. The openworked display is made legible by a contrasting blue and yellow lacquered flange ring and hands, with Super-LumiNova in the middle of the hands. There are two crowns, one at 4 o’clock for winding and setting, and the other at 2 o’clock to rotate the unidirectional flange ring, enabling divers to time their descent.


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    Movement

    Hand-wound calibre A-300, one-minute flying tourbillon, 23 jewels, 28,800 vib/h (4 Hz), 55 hour power reserve. Wheels with exclusive six-spoke design. Main plate and upper bridges snailed with chamfered edges and black ADLC coating. Tourbillon cage mirror polished with chamfered and polished edges

    Functions

    Central hours, minutes and small seconds, one-minute flying tourbillon

    Case

    Grade 5 titanium, 45 mm, thickness 12.47 mm, box sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating, sapphire caseback. Water resistant to 300 metres (30 bar/1000 ft)

    Dial

    Openworked with seconds counter, flange with index and minute track. Blue and yellow hands with white Super-LumiNova

    Bracelet/strap

    Black rubber with 3D motif, Angelus logo and titanium pin buckle




    Angelus SA
    Boulevard des Eplatures 38
    CH - 2304 La Chaux-de-Fonds

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    Re: BaselWorld 2018 Preview: Angelus U50 Diver Tourbillon

    Jesus, this piece is gorgeous!

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    Re: BaselWorld 2018 Preview: Angelus U50 Diver Tourbillon

    stunning...must cost a pretty penny

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