Dornblueth & Sohn’s timepieces are renowned for their classical appearance, precise, in-house movements, and exquisite craftsmanship. The calibre 99 collections epitomise these traits and present various complications with Dornblueth’s DNA and signature finish.
The 99.5 forms part of the classic collection with centred hour & minute hand, power reserve gauge set at 9 o’clock and an enlarged date wheel at 3 o’clock. Whether you opt for a light or dark dial in a polished steel or massive rose gold case, with or without applied indices or bespoke finishes, Dornblueth’s 99.5 calibre delivers useful, functional information in a clear display in order to retain the classic style for which Dornblueth & Sohn is renowned.
The Caliber • This calibre is defined by the combination of hand date, power reserve indicator and central second, which completes the calibre 99-collection.
Movement • Details of the movement Cal. 99.5: diameter: 37 mm • height: 5.4 mm • 20 rubies • fast correction of the date by means of a separate button at “2 o’clock” • springing change of date at “0 o’clock” • power reserve indicator by means of the bevel gear differential • centric second display, indirectly driven below the train by means of an intermediate gear, with friction spring • cantilevered second pinion • power reserve 50 hours (+/- 5%) • 18,000 semi-oscillations per hour • red gold plated three-quarter plate with yellow gold engraving of manufactory name • Geneva stripe finish • Grained yellow gold seconds pinion bridge with beveled edges and yellow gold serial number • retracing ratchet • double sunburst finish on the crown wheels • Glucydur screw balance with Nivarox-1-spring • swanneck fine adjustment on the hand-engraved balance cock • screws polished, heat-blued, with beveled edges
Case • polished / burnished, double screw union • diameter: 42 mm • height: 12.5 mm • 1.6 mm sapphire glass on top, slightly domed and anti-reflected inside • screwed sapphire glass base • oversized crown with embossed manufactory name
Dial • central display of hours, minutes and seconds • hand date with even day division and clear delimitation of the month and beginning of the new month • power reserve indicator
Screws • flat polished, heat-blued with beveled edges
Hands • white, hour and minute hands coated with the fluorescent SUPER Luminova material
Strap • real high-quality alligator leather, hand-stitched • rose gold pin buckle