The talented watchmaker Roger Dubuis has amazed us in the past with the classy Hommage Perpetual Dual Time and sassy Velvet watch collection. This time around, the German designer is honoring his classic design Excalibur, as they unveil the high-tech Excalibur Quatuor watch. One of the most advanced timepieces, this watch is made after five years of research and development. Set in the Roger Dubuis Excalibur case, this beautiful yet mechanically complex watch features four accurately positioned balance wheels one in each quadrant of the watch, each mounted at 45 degrees. Moreover, the watch includes 590 parts, 5 differentials, minutes, hours, and a 40-hour power reserve.
The watch’s frequency works at is 4 x 4 Hz, which gives a stunning 16 Hz – which results in 115,200 beats per hour. It also packs a manually wound Roger Dubois Caliber RD101, one of the brand’s most innovative movements. Flaunting beautiful pink gold appliqués, the patented Excalibur Quatuor is made in two extremely limited versions.
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Quatuor is enclosed in 18-karat rose gold, and is available in a limited edition of 88 pieces, each retailing for $422,000. However, the brand will also release special three pieces of this watch in silicon case with a worldwide patent. Each of this beautiful piece will retail for $1 million.