Jumping from a second Arnold & Son.The new model from the British company Arnold & Son

Arnold & Son


The new model from the British company Arnold & Son , letting her watch in Switzerland, called the TB88. It stands for “True Beat” – the name of the time complexity of the task which is to provide an abrupt movement of the second hand, instead of a smooth, having a frequency of 8.6 movements per second.

That is, most of the time arrow is fixed and only after making his second jump – this mechanism is not only an aesthetic improvement, but also a way to save some energy clockwork springs. This complication has been very popular in the XVIII-XIX centuries. Jumping seconds was set in marine chronometers, to more accurately determine longitude on the clock.

Watch Arnold & Son TB88 released in two versions: Ref. 1TBAP.B01A.C113A0 of 18-carat pink gold Ref.1TBAS.B01A.C113A of stainless steel. The diameter of the round body is 46 mm and water resistant to 30 meters. The back cover has a sapphire crystal, through which you can see very well finished and decorated caliber watches, whose bridges and most of the parts are black ruthenium finish.

Clockwork A & S5003 has a manual winding. Its diameter is 37 mm, thickness 5.9 mm, operates at 32 stones. Carrying a frequency of 18 000 pc / hr. Two winding drum provides a power reserve of 100 hours.

In the “5:00” is a power reserve indicator and second hand jumping put to “7:00.”

Arnold & Son TB88 available on the hour from an alligator strap in black with gold or steel hoop (depending on the version of the watch).

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