Vingt-8R | white gold
It has three different engine-turned patterns on the silver dial. Each pattern reflects light differently, giving the dial a mixture of tones and fantastic depth. An asymmetric power-reserve, applied Arabic numerals and blued-steel Breguet hands add a further layer of complexity to this classic piece. On the subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock, the “VOUTILAINEN” cartouche is discretely positioned. Our La Rochelle navy blue calfskin strap and Kari Voutilainen's signature tear-shaped lugs finish off this rare interpretation of the Vingt-8; showing both the watchmaker's uncompromising attention to detail and craftsmanship.
This V-8R is just as impressive inside the case; the sapphire crystal on the reverse allows for an uninterrupted view of the movement, revealing the rich palette of hues and forms. The in-house, modified Cal. 28 is made from German silver and titanium, with frosted finishing throughout.
Through the combination of a a free-sprung balance with Breguet over-coil and a Grossmann interior curve, and the signature direct impulse escapement with two large (13.6mm) escapement wheels, a high degree of engineering ingenuity is accomplished. One of the hallmarks of Voutilainen as a manufacture is their superlative hand-finishing; with expert anglage and a mixture of polished, brushed and frosted surfaces, the aesthetics of the movement is as impressive as the mechanics. The watch has a 50-hour power reserve.
This limited edition, V-8R piece comes as a full-set, with its original box and papers. The watch comes on our La Rochelle grained calfskin strap, as well as its original black alligator strap (short length) from Kari Voutilainen.
A Collected Man is the exclusively approved re-seller of Voutilainen watches. Viewings can be arranged in Central London by appointment.
|Movement:||mechanical manual-winding Cal. 28|
|Functions:||time-only: hours, minutes, sub-seconds|
|Features:||power-reserve display, silver engine-turned dial, Breguet blue hands, applied Arabic numerals, display back|
|Case:||39 mm 18-carat white-gold|
|Crystal:||sapphire front and back|
|Bracelet:||Voutilainen black alligator strap (short), A Collected Man blue calf leather strap, original white gold buckle|
|Year:||July 2018 (sold)|
|Box & papers:||full set - box and papers|
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