Roger Dubuis Hommage Chronograph | H37 560 | grey gold

Regular price £20,000
This early Roger Dubuis Hommage Chronograph (Ref. H37 560) grey gold watch is a limited edition timepiece. It is one of the earlier watches created by the legendary watchmaker, after establishing his own brand in 1995. It has a dial with a pulsometer scale and the movement was regulated by none other than Roger Dubuis himself. It is also chronometer-graded, with a certificate from Besançon.

Roger Dubuis' career started in a typical watchmaker's fashion - learning his craft at big Manufacture, like Patek Philippe. These formative years are clearly reflected in the style of this Hommage Chronograph watch, inspired by classics such as the Patek Philippe's Ref. 130. It is also similar to the Ref. 5070, albeit in a more elegant, smaller size. The design is that of a two-register chronograph, with a silver dial. The face is painted with blue graduations, a pulsometer scale, matching the steel blue chronograph hands perfectly. The other hands are silver, with the hour and minute hands taking the form of rather unusual skeletonised feuilles shape.

The watch is a limited edition of 28 pieces and was delivered at the end of 1998. Its design is classic to early Roger Dubuis and the watch was regulated by the watchmaker himself. The case is very distinct with its polished, stepped concave bezel and brushed concave lugs. The three-body structure gives the watch a larger presence on the wrist than the mid-size 37 mm case would normally suggest. 

The watch is powered by the Cal. RD 56 (based on the Lemania 2310), bearing the Seal of Geneva. The complexity of the movement is revealed through a sapphire case-back, featuring a 21 jewel, straight-line lever escapement, a monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, a self-compensating Breguet spring and swan-neck micrometer regulator.

The watch comes on a brown strap and grey-gold tang buckle. It has the original box, papers, an extra grey-gold case back, as well as the certificate of authenticity, Genevan Certificate of Origin and the Besançon timekeeping certificate.

Viewings can be arranged in Central London by appointment.
Brand: Roger Dubuis
Model: Hommage - Ref. H37 560 limited edition 1 of 28
Movement: mechanical manual-winding
Functions: chronograph, hours, minutes, sub-seconds
Features: Observatorie Besancon Certificate, pulsometer, display back, blue steel hands
Case: 37 mm 18-carat grey gold
Crystal: sapphire front and back, with extra grey-gold caseback
Bracelet: taupe brown Hodinkee strap with white gold tang buckle
Year: 1998
Box & papers: full set with box and papers
This early Roger Dubuis has been polished and fully serviced, and comes as a full set, with box, papers and all other accompanying materials. It is guaranteed for authenticity and comes with a two-year warranty from A Collected Man.

All of our pre-owned watches have undergone thorough mechanical inspections, including being ultrasonically cleaned, serviced and resealed if appropriate and tested for at least four days, to ensure they meet our highest timekeeping standards. Our pre-owned and vintage watches are covered by a full, or a limited twenty-four month warranty. For example, due to their age, some vintage watches should not be subjected to the same conditions as when they were new. Please see our Terms & Conditions for further information. 

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If ordering from the UK or Europe before 1 PM, your watch will be sent the same working day. The courier will depend on the value of the watch, with all watches delivered the next working day.

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