Schwarz Etienne is an a brand that has been flying under the radar for as far back as couple of years, in any case, there are some extremely authentic reasons why it deserves a more intensive look. Take for example its in-house created and produced development, and the way that it’s one of the couple of Swiss makers who really make their own equilibrium springs! We go involved with the Schwarz Etienne Roma Power Reserve.
Visiting the Schwarz Etienne creation offices is an enlightening encounter. The degree of vertical combination is somewhat sudden for an autonomous watchmaking company fabricating two or three hundred watches per year. This is the aftereffect of an arrangement dispatched in 2008 to create and deliver developments in-house. Today, the development portfolio is organized around a group of top of the line types and Schwarz Etienne even makes its own hairsprings.
The first thing to grab your eye about the Schwarz-Etienne Roma Power Reserve notwithstanding, is its beautiful face. The silver shading dial highlights various wraps up, making a rich feeling of profundity, specifically the guilloche design transmitting from its middle. The applied hour markers and hour/minute hands (spear/alpha sort) are finely faceted and rhodium plated. The enormous seconds at 6 o’clock makes a pleasant equilibrium, and at 2 o’clock the 4-day power reserve is shown.
The rich round case is created in tempered steel and measures 42mm in breadth. It includes meager, stretched straight carries that are inconspicuously fluted on the external edge, and the sapphire presentation case back is gotten by 6 screws.
The development – type MSE 111.00
The Roma Power reserve is worked around the grand hand-wound MSE 111.00 type made of 230 sections. This enormous twin-barrel development (30.40 mm) ticks at 3 Hz. with a solid power reserve of 4 days. The design of the development is amazing with spans for each wheel of the stuff train. It is pleasantly beautified with Geneva stripes and hand chamfering on the scaffolds. The barrels are snailed and the gem sinks are finely cleaned. The offset wheel with change screws joins the brand logo which is an overall quite (uncommon) touch.
The balance haggle of Schwarz-Etienne developments are produced in-house by the brand’s sister company E2O Innovation that is additionally overseen by Mauro Egermini, CEO of Schwarz Etienne. Psyche you, very few watch brands have the information and abilities to make their own equilibrium and hair spring, and most companies depend on Nivarox for these parts. The Schwarz Etienne offset comes with timing-change screws, and is embellished with the brand’s initials. The hair spring is a level hairspring and the whole equilibrium has a great inactivity of 16 mg/cm2.
The Schwarz Etienne Roma Power reserve is worn on a croc lash with a dim blue coating – utilizing shaded covering (diverse for each model) is a brand signature and furthermore a pleasant touch. It is gotten with a steel collapsing clasp engraved with the brand’s logo.
The Schwarz Etienne Roma Power reserve is likewise accessible in pink gold and with a dark dial. For more data, visit www.schwarz-etienne.ch
Technical particulars – Schwarz-Etienne Roma Power reserve
- Case: 42 mm breadth x 12.13 mm thick – steel case – sapphire gem with antireflective covering – sapphire case back – water impervious to 5 ATM/50 m.
- Movement: in-house mechanical development with manual winding MSE 111.00 – 30.40 mm x 5.35 mm – 4 days power reserve – 21’600 vibrations/h – 38 gems – Functions: hours, minutes, little seconds and power reserve indication
- Strap: dark gator calfskin with blue fixing with steel collapsing buckle.
- Price: CHF 10.460 (before tax)