HAUTLENCE HLS 04 TITANIUM AND PVD COATED TITANIUM
Hautlence, Horlogerie Suisse, "HLs 04", "Three Dimensional", No. HLs 04-03/88.
Made in a limited edition of 88 pieces, circa 2009.
Very fine and very unusual, innovative, TV-shaped, water- resistant, titanium and
PVD coated titanium wristwatch with 3-dimensional dial, simultaneous jumping
hours and retrograde minutes, dragging seconds, 40 hour power reserve and a
titanium Hautlence deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box, guarantee
card (blank) and instruction booklet.
Three-body, curved, matte and polished, built to the 16:9 ratio of a television
screen, stepped band, inclined bezel with four special screws, downturned
lugs, transparent back with four special screws, curved sapphire
Bi color, silver and black, 3-dimensional, applied polished steel baton
and Arabic minute numerals on an inclined sector, inner luminous minute
divisions, offset hour chapter ring with luminous 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. HL, rectangular, gray brushed, 24 jewels, straight-line lever
escapement with 21,600 beats per hour, free-sprung monometallic
balance, self compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber.