De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk
De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk
De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk
De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk

DB 27 Titan Hawk Black DIal

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Originally created to celebrate our 10th anniversary, the Titan Hawk became the first creation of the new DB27 collection. Taking the best of De Bethune’s technology, and a no-compromise approach for comfort and refinement with a less is more simplistic vision.

Finely crafted lines give the DB27 an elegance that may be admired from both sides. It followed our ongoing aesthetic quest, a creation defined as “dedicated to serving beauty through the readability and functionality of the object”.

Expertly crafted in grade 5 titanium, displaying perfect mastery of the delicate mirror-polishing technique gracing this 43mm case. Our unique floating lugs are fitted with a patented system of springs that enables the watch to adjust to the wrist and to its wearer’s movements, in harmony with De Bethune’s consistent concern for comfort and for cutting-edge aesthetic appeal.

This underlying sense of style of the DB27 is continued onto the dial, a deep black-grained dial catches the light in the centre thanks to the microlight accompanying a central calendar, which is surrounded by a chapter ring with Roman numerals, and a minute circle featuring Arabic numerals with a rounded shape and raised in true De Bethune form. Our DNA design queues are also apparent in the architecture of the flame-blued steel hands, with a cut-out design including the atypical shape date pointer in steel, hand-polished and flame-blued in the De Bethune workshops, where time-honoured know-how is combined with technical mastery and artistic genius.

Going inside, the DB27 Titan Hawk is equipped with a six-day power reserve. A mechanism boasting the kind of proven technical features dear to co-founder and master watchmaker Denis Flageollet. A silicon and white gold annular balance wheel revealed through the case-back powers the self-winding in-house calibre S233 – driving the central hour, minute and date functions. The name S233 comes from the specific gravity of silicon a significant material for De Bethune as we have perfected it use of the years into our watch movements to reduce the effects of gravity and friction and increase accuracy. This ideally modular movement incorporates the main De Bethune technological breakthroughs, making it the most complete calibre of its generation.

This is a great example of everything De Bethune stands for, and the perfect watch to acquire if you are new to De Bethune. 

Production Year: 2015
Model Launch Year: 2012
Discontinued: 2016
Number Of Watches Produced: 27

Name: DB27 Titan Hawk Black
Reference: DB27S8

Functions: Hours, Minutes, Central date
Movement: S233
Type: Mechanical self-winding movement
Adjustment: Winding, setting the time and the central date by means of the crown (3 positions)

Technical features of calibre S233:
Number of parts: 271

Jewelling: 38 jewels
Diameter: 30 mm
Power reserve: 6 days, ensured by a self-regulating twin barrel
De Bethune Innovation (2004)
Specificities: Silicon and white gold balance wheel 
De Bethune Patent (2010)
"De Bethune" balance-spring with flat terminal curve
De Bethune Patent (2006)
Silicon escape wheel
Optimized oscillating weight in titanium and platinum
Oscillating weight shock-absorbing system
De Bethune Innovation (2006)
Triple pare-chute shock-absorbing system
De Bethune Patent (2005)
Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour
Adornment: Hand-crafted finishing and decoration

Chamfered and polished steel parts

Display: Hands in hand-polished steel
Central date indication
 Dial: Black-toned microlight
Chapter ring with Roman numerals
Minutes circle with Arabic numerals placed around the rim of the dial

Case and strap:
Case material: Mirror-polished grade 5 titanium

Case diameter: 43 mm
Case thickness: 11 mm
Lugs: Short floating lugs in mirror-polished grade 5 titanium
De Bethune Patent (2006)
Crystal: In sapphire crystal (hardness of 1800 Vickers) with double anti-reflective coating
Case back: Closed and screwed down case back in in mirror-polished grade 5 titanium with a window revealing the balance wheel
Sapphire crystal (hardness of 1800 Vickers) with double anti-reflective coating
Water resistance: 3 ATM
Strap: Extra-supple alligator skin, lining in alligator
Buckle: Pin buckle in grade 5 titanium


All PreOwned purchases come with free shipping on behalf of the De Bethune team as a thank-you for choosing our Certified Preowned platform. Once payment is received in full, we endeavor to ship your new De Bethune  as soon as possible (usually within 2-3 days.) Please note that shipping will be delayed if payments are taken over the weekend, bank or national holidays.

*All prices are excluding any importation taxes & fees requested by the buyers country policy. If taxes & fees should be applied at the importation, They should be carried by the buyer.

Based on your location, we will choose the right shipping agent to ensure your watch reaches to swiftly and safely. Once it has been collected from us, we will email you to confirm and share the tracking details.

If shipping is delayed for unforeseen reasons, you will be notified immediately so we can agree on the best possible outcome. 

*Please note due to restrictions on exotic leather in certain countries, your new purchase might be sent on a different strap than pictured. This is to avoid delays at customs. We will send the correct strap separately. 

We trust it won't happen, but in the unlikely event that you are not fully satisfied, please contact us on +41 22 310 22 71 and we will be happy to go over our returns process with you. 

Please note that we cannot refund returned items unless all elements on the returns checklist have been confirmed.


1. All tags and labels are in their original state and place and have not at any point been removed from the watch.

2. The timepiece has not been worn and is free of any marks or scratches that were not present at the time of shipping.

3. All instructions, warranty card, packaging etc. are in the same condition as at the time of shipping.

4. The timepiece is returned to us within 14 days (De Bethune does not cover the cost of shipping. The watch must be shipped via an official courier and be fully insured.)

Please contact us on +41 22 310 22 71 as soon as you are aware of a fault with your watch.

After the watch has been returned to De Bethune for a full inspection and approved for a refund, please allow up to 14 days from the date of receipt for processing. Funds will be credited back using the original payment method.
Should you have any further queries regarding our returns policy, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail at

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