HAUTLENCE HL03, WHITE GOLD AND TITANIUM
Hautlence, Horlogerie Suisse, "HL," No. HLs 03-26/88. Made in a limited edition of 88 pieces, circa 2008.
Very fine and very unusual, innovative, cushion-shaped and curved, water-resistant, 18K white gold and titanium
wristwatch with 3-dimensional dial, simultaneous jumping hours and retrograde minutes, dragging seconds and
a titanium and white gold Hautlence deployant clasp. Accompanied by the box, certificate and literature.
Three-body, solid, matte and polished, built to the 16:9 ratio of a television screen, stepped band, inclined
bezel with four special screws, down-turned lugs, transparent case back with four special screws, domed sapphire
Two-tone frosted and brushed silver, 3-dimensional, applied polished white gold baton and Arabic minute
numerals on an inclined sector, inner luminous minute divisions, offset hour chapter ring with Arabic numerals,
smoked crystal obscuring the hour numerals and with aperture for the current hour beneath a cyclops lens,
subsidiary dial for the dragging seconds, visible brushed steel levers for the retrograde minutes, brushed steel
mask. Luminous steel skeleton arrow minute hand.
Cal. 7001, rectangular, gray brushed, 24 jewels, straight-line lever escapement with 21,600 beats per hour,
free-sprung monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.