De Bethune creates tourbillon offering from Argentine meteorite

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De Bethune has unveiled a new timepiece inspired by space and recreated from meteorite which fell to earth in Argentina.     

The DB28 Kind of Blue Tourbillon Meteorite is made from an alloy of iron and nickel after a piece of rock landed in Santiago del Estero.

The watch, featuring gold hands and an ultra light tourbillon, is made up of 276 separate parts and has a diameter of 30mm.

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Its power reserve is five days, ensured by a self-regulating twin barrel De Bethune Innovation and the silicon escape wheel is encircled with a white gold ring.

The DB28 has a frequency of 36,000 vibrations per hour and is decorated on its power reserve indicator with grade five titanium De Bethune” concentric graining.

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