In August 2011 the famous German watch brand Tutima after three years of preparatory work has presented new sophisticated watch Hommage Minute Repeater, complicated minute repeater. A perfect mechanism is fully developed and assembled in the workshop of the company, based in Glashyute.
Minute repeater recalls time with the help of acoustic signals produced by two gongs, one of which is set to a low tone / music track C /, and the second set to a higher tone / music track A /.
Easy to slip on the body activates the repeater mechanism, which in turn reads the information from the dial and set in motion the mechanism of stroke without weakening its power or influence on its accuracy.
Strike rate is taken an hour in a low tone, quarter-hour sustained a combination of two tones / ding-dong / and finally, counts per minute high-pitched tone. The combination of 550 separate parts, assembled into a single entity in order to work in perfect harmony, rhythm and amazing support to achieve a perfect pitch every time – is not this a masterpiece of musical art.
Mechanism minute repeater designed the former chief conservator of the Royal Cabinet of physical and mathematical tools in Dresden, Saxony, a leading specialist chasoproizvodstva Rolf Lang. Lang has unparalleled expertise in the field of classical hours, to ensure their superior quality and ultra-precise.
Elegant case Hommage Minute Repeater 43 mm and a thickness of 13.4 mm made of white gold or platinum.
The backs cover and are equipped with a sapphire crystal face with antiglare coating. The unique mechanism with manual winding 42 jewels, three of which are screwed to the gold chatons, makes 21 600 vph and have a power reserve of 72 hours. Guilloche dial is made of gold and has handmade arrows. Perfect alligator strap fitted with a buckle in rose gold or platinum.
Model hours with shells made of pink gold produced in a limited quantity of 20 copies. Five samples from this series have a dial with a narrow ring around the perimeter instead of the full version. Price is 168 hours 000 euros.
But models with platinum corps released only in five copies, worth 179 000 euros.