RESSENCE represents a new way of thinking about fine mechanical watches - no less expertly hand-crafted, but with an industrial design philosophy that seeks to be progressive and a clear, graphic aesthetic that is decidedly 21st century. What really lights up the TYPE 1 is the original thinking behind it. Or rather, the re-thinking that comes with a different perspective.
The watch has no crown, for example, the winding/setting mechanism being the case-back itself, for better ergonomics and allowing a left-right fit. It is all tactile curves, the domed sapphire glass extending to the very edge of the case - making the watch more sapphire than metal, in fact - the lugs seemingly part of the case too, an organic whole. And that's no illusion - lugs and case are milled in one action from the same grade 5 titanium block.
Patented ROCS 1 - Ressence Orbital Convex System - driven by the minute axle ofa specially customised 2824/2 calibre
Caseback winding and time setting
36 hours power reserve
28,800 vibrations per hour
Convex German silver dial (125mm radius) with 3 eccentric biaxial satellites inclined at 3° (hours) and 4.75° (seconds and week days)
Engraved indications filled with Superluminova
Grade 5 titanium
Domed sapphire crystals top and bottom with both sides anti-reflective coating
42mm (diameter) x 13 mm (thickness)
1 ATM water-resistance
Ardillon Buckle in grade 5 titanium
TYPE 1B, CH, N, R, S, W : 17.500 EUR (20% VAT included)
TYPE 1G: 22.500 EUR (20% VAT included)
TYPE 1RG: 29.500 EUR (20% VAT included)
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