January 18, 2017 (New York, NY) – To celebrate the 195th anniversary of BOVET 1822 in style, Pascal Raffy has dedicated one of the three new models in the 2017 collection to women with the new Récital 19 Miss Dimier timepiece.
The Récital 19 Miss Dimier features the elliptical case that has been hugely popular since 2013 on the Récital 9 and Récital 11 models. Yet its dimensions have been reduced by around 20%, resulting in a length of 35.4 mm and a width of 30.7 mm: perfect proportions for ensuring the timepiece is a comfortable fit on every wrist it graces.
This new distinctly feminine timepiece sets out to combine the traditional artisanal high watchmaking typical of BOVET 1822 with the practical requirements of daily use.
The Récital 19 Miss Dimier features a steel case coupled with a bezel set delicately with 52 round cut diamonds for enhanced femininity. The automatic movement powering this new model guarantees a convenient 3-day power reserve Its high frequency of 28,800 vph ensures flawless precision, which the collection’s emblematic hands translate into a poetic expression of time – their unusual shapes forming a heart each time they come together on the dial. The elegant succession of curves formed by the vertical ellipse of the case is echoed on the dial itself, which is divided into two zones beautifully crafted by the artisan dial-makers at BOVET 1822. The center of the dial is meticulously satin-brushed with circular lines, then coated with a PVD treatment that gives it its blue color.
A transparent lacquer is then applied using traditional methods in successive coats, creating an impression of infinite depth. In delicate contrast, the external part of the dial is directly lacquered in opaque blue and graced with twelve diamond settings, serving as an hour-marker.
The strap of the Récital 19 Miss Dimier is made of finely woven synthetic fibers that shimmer like natural satin. It is a resilient material that is ideal for daily use.
With its balanced combination of timeless elegance and poetic design, the Récital 19 Miss Dimier will showcase the uniqueness and femininity of every woman and serve as a constant companion in her finest hours.
Since its foundation in 1822, BOVET has artfully combined the most sophisticated mechanisms with the finest craftsmanship, employing artisanal techniques such as gem-setting, engraving, and miniature painting. Under the visionary guidance of Owner Pascal Raffy, BOVET acquired renowned Manufacture DIMIER 1738 in 2006 and immediately began producing the Maison’s movements, hair springs, and dials in-house. His passion for Haute Horlogerie also led to the introduction of the remarkable Amadeo® convertible case system, which draws inspiration from the exquisite 19th century pocket watches produced by BOVET for the Chinese Emperor and collectors worldwide.
Today, BOVET demonstrates its excellence through varied collections that encompass models as emblematic and remarkable as the Braveheart® OttantaSei and Shooting Star tourbillons, to name just a few of its icons. For additional information please visit: www.bovet.com.
SOURCE & PHOTO CREDIT: BOVET