DB25 Quetzalcoatl Technical Details

Name: DB25 Quetzalcoatl
Reference: DB25AWY

Functions: Hours, Minutes
Movement: DB2005
Type: Mechanical calibre with manual winding
Adjustment: Winding and the time by means of the crown (2 positions)

Technical features of calibre DB2005
Number of parts: 173
Jewelling: 29 jewels
Diameter: 30 mm
Power reserve: 6 days, ensured by a self-regulating twin barrel
De Bethune Innovation (2004)

Specificities: Silicon and platinum balance wheel
De Bethune Patent (2008)

"De Bethune" balance-spring with flat terminal curve
De Bethune Patent (2006)

Silicon escape wheel

Triple pare-chute shock-absorbing system
De Bethune Patent (2005)

Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour
Adornment: Mirror polished plate
barrel bridge cover decorated with “De Bethune stripes”
Hand snailed barrels
Hand-polished, chamfered steel parts

Display: Hands in solid gold hand-engraved featuring Quetzalcoatl whose changing position according to time. The snake’s head shows the hours and the tail of the snake indicates the minutes
Dial : In solid gold hand-engraved by Michèle Rothen and composed of two parts: hours ring with figures inspired by buildings from the Tenochtitlan Templo Mayor; and central part with De Bethune microlight guilloché

Case and strap:
Case material: White gold 5N
Case diameter: 44 mm
Case thickness: 11,2 mm
Lugs: Integrated, hollowed lugs
Crystal: In sapphire crystal (hardness of 1800 Vickers) with double anti-reflective coating
Case back: Open back in polished white gold
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 white gold 5N