Sunday, March 29, 2015

HYT H1 Cigar Limited Edition

The H1 Cigar is the first customised watch from HYT and a demonstration of the almost limitless possibilities for developing unique cases which combine "polyepoxyde" resin with a solid element chosen by the brand for those special customers.
For more than two years, HYT and its partners have been working together to create a material able to integrate external elements chosen by future owners. Owners therefore can, under certain technical conditions, incorporate solid elements from their own personal universe in their HYT. An HYT timepiece is where emotion meets technology, a rare and unique object. This exercise should be taken to its natural conclusion: offering to build a case which integrates elements with their own emotional weight, personal to each owner.
As a first example from the customised HYT series, the H1 Cigar's case is adorned with the most beautiful Rodolfo Vitola cigar leaves. By creating customised unique pieces, each HYT piece will be able to reflect the passions and lives of lovers of new watchmaking and a close personal passion of their choosing.
Technical details
Model: H1 CIGAR
Ref. 148-NC-RO-GF-AB,8-piece limited edition

Case
Leaves of Cigar Rodolfo Vitola polyepoxyde 
Diameter: 48.8 mm
Thickness: 17.9 mm
Titanium Bronze PVD rubber-clad screw-lock crown
Titanium Bronze PVD crown guard
Screw-locked added lugs
Titanium Bronze PVD dome at 06:00
Cambered sapphire crystal glass with anti-reflective coating on the inside
Screw-down sapphire back
Water-resistant to 30 meters

Functions
Retrograde fluid hours; minutes, seconds

Movement
Mechanical hand-wound, exclusive HYT calibre
28,800 vph, 4 Hz, 35 jewels
Bridges hand-chamfered and adorned with côtes de Genève, rhodiumed bellows
65-hour power reserve

Dial
Unstructured, fluid hours
Brown hour dial, white indexes & roman numerals,
White minute dial, black index & numeral, pink gold 5N hand
Luminescent minute hand and hour-markers
Regulator at 12:00
Small seconds wheel at 09:30
Power-reserve indicator at 02:30

Strap
Brown Alligator Leather, Titanium Bronze PVD pin buckle

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