DualTow by Cristophe Claret

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Man alive: look at this monster. It’s the DualTow watch by Cristophe Claret. This watch has a single-pusher chronograph and striking mechanism to chime when you activate the chronograph. The coolest additions are the two belt displays showing the hours and minutes. Then you’ve got a tourbillon to round things out.

It’s a manual-wind movement with 50-hour reserve and only 68 will be made.

Technical Specifications:

Movement
Manual-wind
582 parts
73 jewels
50-hour power reserve
twin barrels placed in parallel

Tourbillon
Swiss lever escapement
Balance oscillation frequency 3Hz (21,600 vph)
Tourbillon rotation frequency: 1 revolution/minute

Functions
Hour and minute display on belts
Single-pusher planetary-gear chronograph
Mechanical striking mechanism sounding each change of function (start, stop and reset)
12-hour, 60-minute and 60-second chronograph counters
Operating mode indicator
Power-Reserve display

Case
Sapphire watch crystals specifically designed to enhance wearer comfort
Rectangular, curving, fitted with exclusive mobile lugs enabling a perfect fit on the wrist
Dimensions: 42.75 x 48.20mm (not counting the lugs)
Water resistance 30 meters

Display belts
In rubber with transferred hour and minute numerals

Flange
Flange with chronograph five second markers cut from five different stones

Dynamometric crown and pusher
Partially rubber-moulded

Dial
sapphire crystal serving as a bridge for the chronograph counters and featuring transferred chronograph hour and minute counters, chronograph operating mode

Buckle
Triple-blade folding clasp with decorative covers and an innovative system enabling comfort-enhancing 10mm wrist extensions

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