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British watchmaker Arnold & Son, letting her watch in Switzerland, presented the new limited edition model Dial Side True Beat (DSTB).

The novelty is released in honor of the 250th anniversary of the brand Arnold & Son, and differs from the models predecessors-caliber automatic presence and laid out on the face of the anchor.

Last emphasizes the relationship of the company with the British navy, which in its time it has supplied marine chronometers with complication dead seconds ( True Beat) (in the XVIII-XIX centuries), which allowed more accurately determine longitude (specified complexity in mechanical watches is that the second hand is not visually moves smoothly, i.


with a frequency of 6-8 per second movements and irregular as in quartz watches – a jump per second at the same time most of the arrow stands for place and only at the moment when the second is almost gone, time jumps exactly one division of the scale).

Housing news round, polished, made of 18-carat pink gold, diameter 43.

5 mm, waterproof up to 30 meters.

The corrugated crown is located at 3 o’clock.

Sapphire glass installed on the front side of the housing (convex, anti-reflective coating with double-sided) and on its rear cover.

Guilloche dial, a dark gray color.

Arrows blued, skeletonized.

Model equipped with an exclusive Swiss automatic mechanism Arnold & Son A & S6003, 32 stones with a diameter of 38.

00 mm, thickness 7.

39 mm, with a carrying rate of 28800 vph (4 Hz), margin of 50 hours, the indicating functions of hours, minutes ( by respective arrows on a small lateral lacquered dial white markup black printed Roman numerals located between 4 and 5 hours) and seconds (by appropriate arrows situated between 11 and 12 hours on a transparent sapphire dial, this feature is implemented with the complication dead second ).

Caliber perfectly trimmed and decorated by hand.

In particular, the details of rhodium, decorated with circular graining and Geneva waves, chamfered bridges with polished edges, blued screws, the rotor self-winding skeletonized.

Supplied on a brown or black alligator strap with buckle in 18-carat pink gold.

Limited edition of 50 copies.

Source – forum.



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