This brand-new, large complication is characterized by its exceptional movement, the Répétition Minutes, and the innovative alloy of its Argentium® case. A symbol of Bell & Ross's expertise, the PW1 Répétition Minutes marks time like the clocks of the past - the hour is not read, but heard.
A time-piece with a complicated mechanism, it indicates the hours and minutes musically on request.
A low-pitched sound is emitted for each hour, followed by a series of double low-pitched and high-pitched sounds for each five minute period that has passed.
Movement: Dubois Dépraz manual winding movement.
(Running time of approximXately 56 hours.)
Functions: hours, minutes, small second hand. 5 minutes repeater: indication, on request and musically, of hours and minutes. a low-pitched sound emitted for each hour, followed by a series of double low-pitched and high-pitched sounds for every five minutes elapsed. The complication is activated by pressing the button on the left-hand side of the case.
Case: 49 mm diameter. Argentium®. The «barleycorn» guilloché caseback opens to reveal the ingenious mechanism.
Dial: ruthenium, sunburst, domed finish. appliqué metal index and numerals.
Glass: anti-reflective domed sapphire.