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Bovet takes to SIHH with Virtuoso IX presentation

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Bovet has unveiled its Virtuoso IX at this year’s SIHH in Geneva.

Containing a new calibre housed in a 46.3mm diameter, designers have also incorporated a Felurier Amadeo convertible case which gives the piece capability to become a reversible wristwatch.

Its case has also been equipped with a new mechanism which allows the case back to be opened by applying pressure to the crown.

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The Virtuoso IX’s dial allows for only the minute hand to be centred while the hour hand is offset at 2 o’clock, and a second hour hand, the 24- hour hand, displays a second time zone at 10 o’clock.

This mean that both the local time and the secondary time zone share the minute hand.

The timepiece contains a new face on the reverse side and though no dial is present, the hours and minutes are centred directly over the movement.

Additionally, the twice-patented spherical differential winding system generates 10 days of power reserve for the Virtuoso IX from a single barrel.

Read more on how Bovet featured in WatchPro’s Watches of the Year earlier this month here:

2018 SHOWSTOPPER WATCHES OF THE YEAR: Bovet 22 Grand Récital

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