Why Transparent Watches Are Sought After No Matter How Expensive?

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Back 200 years ago, in order to play with pocket watches, the Chinese specially required the Swiss to make a transparent back cover to facilitate the appreciation of the movement. In the design of contemporary watches, from the perspective back to the hollow movement, to meet the preferences of transparent watch collectors.

Nowadays, major brands are racing to launch sapphire transparent watches, so that the watches can be seen at a glance, wouldn't it be more fun! Of course, all-round transparency cannot tolerate the slightest difference, and the highest level of finishing is required. This is the philosophy of fine watchmaking.

Here are some exquisite transparent watches for you.

Through the transparent sapphire case of the BOVET Récital 26 Brainstorm® Chapter One, collectors can have a panoramic view of the entire mechanism. The surface of the lunar dome-shaped structure has been carefully carved and decorated, and the lower half is covered with Superluminova® fluorescent coating. Through the two circular windows on the dome-shaped structure, the moon phase information is clearly visible.

The large date display arranged symmetrically at 8 o'clock is mysteriously hidden in a circular window. The three-dimensional design can improve the readability of the watch. For example, the use of dome-shaped structure, rollers, discs and three-dimensional hands greatly enhances the intuitiveness and ergonomic performance of the watch.

The Dual Time Resonance Sapphire, launched by Armin Strom, combines two completely independent time zone time displays with two completely independent precise resonance movements, which are displayed in a 360-degree range in a bright transparent sapphire crystal case.

Armin Strom has always been known for the fact that the dial does not cover the movement and highlights the internal watchmaking structure. This sapphire crystal case still raises the transparency to a whole new level. Wearing the Dual Time Resonance Sapphire watch is like wearing a movement on the wrist. Armin Strom's hand-finished details and watchmaking creativity are fully visible.

HYT's masterpiece H0 Time is Precious watch not only shows the passage of time, but also explores the rich connotation of time in depth. The sapphire glass minute dial and transparent rubber strap fully interpret this transparent design.

The dial is composed of 63 mirrors, each of which is slightly inclined at a certain angle. With the movement of the wearer, the light effect of the watch also changes. The application of monocrystalline silicon and ultra-sharp laser cutting technology vividly demonstrates the inlay craftsmanship of "Haute Horlogerie" as a three-dimensional scene on the dial.

H. Moser & Cie. has created a watch made entirely of sapphire on the basis of the venturer (Venturer) series case. The decoration on both sides of the case and the delicate curves of the bezel, dial and mirror, and the proportions that echo the convex shape of the 1960s, all kinds of exquisite features add charm under the transparent sapphire.

This all-round transparent design allows the HMC 802 self-winding movement contained in the watch to be seen at a glance, and all the small details and exquisite decorations are also clearly shown. The one-minute tourbillon at 6 o'clock is undoubtedly a dazzling highlight, with a bidirectional balance wheel engraved in pure gold on the back.

The Speake-Marin Minute Repeater Carillon "Légèreté" is the world's first sapphire crystal mirror assembly Minute Repeater Carillon. "Légèreté" means bright and see-through. Its sapphire crystal case can directly see the movement from the top, side or back of the case.

At 6 o'clock, a 60-second flying tourbillon is fixed by the frame of the Speake-Marin logo. When you slide the timekeeping device on the left, the Minute Repeater Carillon starts to chime the time and activates the dynamic picture of the dial-the XII Roman time scale is automatically turned on.