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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Franc Vila Cobra FV 18E Manual Suspended Skeleton Watch

Franc Vila Cobra FV 18E Manual Suspended Skeleton Watch

An immersion into the heart of an exceptional mechanism capable of making time stand still for just a moment. This model works true magic when the gaze alights on the skeleton-worked movement. Built and cased-up in total suspension, the calibre is stabilised by a clever system of springs. Appearing to be levitating in a dial-free structure, it draws observers into a fascinating mechanical exploration infused with the expertise of the finest master-watchmakers.

Mechanical hand-wound, skeleton-worked FV 18E calibre, entirely assembled and finished by hand, constructing and casing-up stabilised by a spring system, secure slipping-spring barrel, 21, jewels, 28,800 vib/h, 44 to 46-hour power reserve
Hours, minutes
Titanium “Esprit Unique” shaped case middle with elliptical and circular bezel Bezel in titanium-steel and carbon fibre or DLC-coated titanium-steel and carbon fibre Anti-reflective sapphire crystal front and back with anti-reflective coating on both sides Water-resistant to 100 metres (10 bar /330 ft)
Crystal with transferred numerals and FV logo
Black rubber with steel or DLC-coated steel folding clasp
Other versions
88-piece limited series

Franc Vila Press