DBD Technical Details

Name: DBD
Reference: DBDWS5

Functions: Digitally displayed jumping hours, minutes – calendar indicating days, date and months – De Bethune spherical moon-phase indication on the back

Technical features of calibre DB2044

Number of parts: 359
Jewelling: 31 jewels
Diameter: 30 mm
Power reserve: 6 days, ensured by a self-regulating twin barrel
De Bethune Innovation (2004)

Specificities: Titanium/platinum balance wheel
De Bethune Patent (2008)

"De Bethune" balance-spring with flat terminal curve
De Bethune Patent (2006)

Spherical moon phase indication accurate to a degree of one lunar day every 122 years – De Bethune Patent (2004)

Triple pare-chute shock-absorbing system
De Bethune Patent (2005)

Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour
Adornment: Hand-decorated with cicular-grained
Hand snailed barrels
Hand-polished, chamfered steel parts
Côtes De Bethune

Display:
Dial: Anthracite, hand-decorated with Côtes De Bethune; inline digital displays of the jumping hours, minutes, days, date and month


Case and strap:
Case material: White gold 
Case diameter: 42.60 mm

Case thickness: 14,80 mm
Lugs: cone-shaped lugs

Crystal: Sapphire crystal, 1800 Vickers hardness with double anti-reflective treatment

Case back: De Bethune star-studded sky in flame-blued steel with gold stars –spherical moon-phase indicator

Strap: Extra-supple alligator skin, lining in alligator

Buckle: Pin buckle