One of our number one watches gets some new shoes. The Hautlence HL is a long-lasting adored at Monochrome-Watches. At the point when the brand originally presented the Hautlence HL Ti 2 , with its titanium case and its silver honeycomb dial, it was a moment smash. Configuration anyway isn’t the solitary purpose behind this allure, as the in-house development with hopping hour and retrograde moment takes part a great deal to the interest of this watch. For Baselworld 2015, no specialized oddity, simply a cool new material for the case and new tones. Make proper acquaintance with the Hautlence HL Black Ceramic.
What to say about the Hautlence HL? It was, back in the days of its presentation – right around 10 years prior – a genuine breaking. The plan was absolutely new – a huge rectangular case – and the funtions, along with the utilization of an in-house development were additionally something not so regular in those days. Since, the business changed and those specifications are now near daily practice. On the off chance that you take a gander at all the autonomous watchmakers around, you’ll see that great many them are presently making observes significantly more dynamite and with developments made particularly for them – or by them – with appropriately unordinary shows. Be that as it may, regardless of whether the Hautlence HL is presently near be an old style watch, it keeps an incredible allure and the capacities are still impressive.
For Baselworld 2015, the Neuchatel-based brand (see here the abbreviation of the brand’s name…) carries a touch of outside air to an as of now ‘old‘ assortment with another 88-piece restricted release, the Hautlence HL Black Ceramic. As demonstrated in the name, the fundamental curiosity here is the utilization of ceramic for the whole case (focal part, drags, bezel and caseback), rather than the typical evaluation 5 titanium. Effectively safe in titanium, the 37mm x 43.5mm x 10.5 mm (a serious sensible size now, on the off chance that you compare to the genuine creation) case comes in essentially scratch-resistante and light ceramic hued in profound black.
The dial of the Hautlence HL Black Ceramic also goes through a facelift however just (and fortunately) concerning the tones. The development of a semi-skeletonized dial covered with a honeycomb structure is still here, uncovering part of the way the specialized components – the associating pole framework for the retrograde minutes or the moment hop system for the hours. The format is as yet unchanged, which means a sub-dial on the left side that showed the hours, through a hopping component where the upper sapphire circle pivots once very hour to uncover – through a completely clear area – the real hour. On the base right side we can locate a little second sub-counter and on the upper right side sits the retrograde minutes, that promptly bounces back to zero each hours, at precisely the same second than the hopping hours.
As said, no specialized oddities for this Hautlence HL Black Ceramic, simply some new tones and materials. The honeycomb structure, the hour ring and the moment scale are presently covered in black and both the hour circle, the moment hand, the logo and the interfacing bars are plated with 4N gold (which means pink/rose gold). Combined with the black ceramic case and the black gator lash, it gives a fresh out of the plastic new look to the Hautlence HL, simultaneously hazier and hotter, compared to the Hautlence HL Ti 2 .
Behind the transparent caseback sits the old style HL Calibre, an in-house planned and made physically twisted development. It boasts 40 long periods of force hold, beats at 21,600 vibrations each hour and has 24 jewels. The completing is additionally done in-house and by hand. The development features hand-chamfered spans enhanced with Côtes de Genève theme and fine roundabout graining on the dial side.
The Hautlence HL Black Ceramic is a decent expansion to this all around exemplary assortment of (great) watches and it’s consistently a genuine joy on the wrist. It will be accessible soon and just in 88 pieces. The Hautlence HL Black Ceramic comes at a cost of CHF 42,000 Swiss Francs. More to see on the committed page on Hautlence.com .