RAYMOND WEIL Unveils Calibre Skeleton Watch
From the freelancer collection, the RW1212 is the brand’s first in-house movement.
Here's the latest on the new Raymond Weil Calibre skeleton watch...
are believed to date back to the 18th century when watchmaker, André-Charles Caron, carved away parts of his watches to reveal the inner mechanisms and to lure people in to his Parisian watch shop. In a stroke of marketing genius, what remained was the world’s first skeleton timepiece: a luxury watch with it's beating heart open for the world to see. Today, skeleton watches
are as popular now as they have ever been. They possess the unique ability to bring the art of watchmaking
into plain sight. Not only does their open construction reveal the mechanism behind the timepiece, but it also allows the wearer to admire the intricate, inner workings of his watch. Skeleton watches are perfect for men
who appreciate the appearance of stylish watches and the technical magic and craftsmanship that goes into making them. The latest skeleton watch to be added to the luxury watch market is the Raymond Weil Calibre RW1212 Skeleton, which was unveiled exclusively at the celebrated Baselworld 2018
. This bold and distinctive model features a full open-worked dial, exposing the manufacturing beauty and highlighting the richness of watchmaking expertise, whilst infusing it with its distinctive free spirit. The mechanical self-winding Calibre RW1212 beats at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour and has a 38-hour power reserve. It's Raymond Weil engraved oscillating weight has been skeletonized to increase the transparency of the timepiece.