Equipped with the manufacture dMc-980 calibre, the watch is designed, produced, and assembled in Ateliers de Monaco’s workshops.
Its patented tourbillon movement called Tourbillon XP1 (eXtreme Precision 1 minute) is one of the most precise in the world with a tolerance between 0 to 2 seconds per 24 hours.
Born as an Haute Horlogerie brand, Ateliers deMonaco is all about design, performance, technology, innovation and craftsmanship.Founded in 2008, the Maison counts 6 in-house movements combining tradition and high-end watchmaking know-how with technical innovation.
Pim Koeslag, co-founder, master watchmaker and CEO of the brand has made his dream come true when he first created his own tourbillon minute repeater movement. Today, he proudly presents another spectacular masterpiece: the Tourbillon – Oculus 1297 Only Watch.
Tourbillon – Oculus 1297 Only Watch
Carbon fiber and 18k gold, ultralight titanium core
Multi-layer, decentered dial with Roman numerals, dark grey PVD, lozenge pattern in relief, tourbillon opening at 6 o'clock
Automatic dMc-980 and patented "eXtreme Precision 1 minute" tourbillon
Alligator leather "Nubucké" finishing, 18k rose gold and titanium folding buckle
Diameter: 44 mm / Thickness: 13.1 mm
A major innovation for this timepiece is its 44mm watch case made from a technique used in the automotive industry called forged carbon. For this timepiece, Ateliers deMonaco developed a new method including 18k gold in the process: carbon fibre, gold and resin are mixed together and placed in a mould. The mixture is then heated and pressed to form a block. After the moulding process, the case is meticulously refined to achieve the perfect shape. Thanks to this exclusive method, the case is thus unique.