HERE FOR SALE OFFERED A WELL CARED FOR DEBETHUNE DB15RT WATCH IN ROSE GOLD. EXCELLENT CONDITION, DOUBLE STRAPS (DARK BLUE AND BROWN CROCODILE LEATHER - SHOWN WITH BLUE). IT COMES WITH ITS ORIGINAL INNER AND OUTER BOXES, PAPERS, INSTRUCTION MANUAL, SOLID GOLD/BLUED STEEL PUSHER!, SECOND STRAP. PAPERS DATED 2008.
SOME HIGHLIGHTS AS LISTED ON THE WEB:
"The DB15's hand-guilloched silvered-gold dial with full perpetual calendar indications features a mesmerizing three-dimensional hand-blued moon phase rotating on its own axis. The day of the week and month are indicated in separate apertures at 9 and 3 o'clock respectively, while the days of the month are indicated in a sub dial at 6 o'clock and the leap-year cycle is indicated by the eclipse of a star under the moon phase.
The De Bethune moon phase display has an accuracy of one day every 122 years. Two hemispheres, one in platinum the other in steel form a complete sphere, which is polished and flame-blued by hand. The steel becomes blue due to oxidation while the platinum remains its platinum colour.
Functions: Hours, minutes, Perpetual calendar indicating days, date, months and leap year. De Bethune spherical moon phases
Movement: Calibre DB 2004 - mechanical hand-wound movement, 348 components - hand-decorated with circular-grained, snailed, chamfered and polished steel parts, Côtes De Bethune, Self-regulating twin barrel
Titanium/platinum balance wheel with flat terminal curve, Triple pare-chute shock-absorbing system, Exclusive three-dimensional moon-phase indication
Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour
Power reserve: 5 days
Case: Shaped case, 43 mm in diameter and 12.40 mm thick, Cone-shaped lugs
Crystal: Sapphire crystal, 1800 Vickers hardness with double anti-reflective treatment
Crown: At 3 o'clock, setting in two positions
Case back: Open with sapphire crystal, 1800 Vickers hardness with double anti-reflective treatment
Dial: silvery or anthracite guilloche gold dial composed of four gold parts, with apertures indicating days of the week and months, subdial indicating days of the month at 6 o'clock, De Bethune moon phases and leap year on a star-studded sky in flame-blued steel at 12 o'clock.
Strap: Alligator leather with pin buckle
ON A PERSONAL NOTE: ALTHOUGH I ADMIT, THIS TIMEPIECE WOULD BE PRETTY HARD TO LET GO, IT COMMANDS SO MUCH ADMIRATION FOR ITS BEAUTY AND TEXTURE COMPLEXITY - YOU WOULDN'T WANT TO TAKE IT OFF YOUR WRIST. AND YES, IT IS EXTREMELY COMFORTABLE TO WEAR AS ALL DeBETHUNE PIECES.
OH, YES, ONE MORE THING.....NEVER SAW THIS BEAUTIFUL PUSHER FOR DATYE AND MOONPHASE ADJUSTMENTS - MADE OF SOLID 18K ROSE GOLD WITH ALL PROPER HALLMARKS AND BLUED STEEL END-PIECES, CHECK OUT THE PICTURES YOURSELVES!
THE HANDS ARE HIGHLY CURVED TO GO OVER THE SPHERICAL MOON!!! (SEE PICTURE 23). VERY COOL WATCH, FREQUENTLY A CONVERSATIONAL PIECE. LARGE, CLASSY AND UNUSUAL.
THE WATCH IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION WITH ORIGINAL DeBETHUNE ADDITIONAL BROWN LEATHER STRAP. PLEASE SEE THE DETAILED PICTURES, I HAVE MORE, IF NEEDED. THE PICTURES ARE OF THE ACTUAL WATCH OFFERED HERE FOR SALE. YOU WILL GET ALL YOU SEE IN THE PHOTOS: WATCH, SECOND STRAP, BOXES, PAPREWORK, BROCHURE.
EMAILS WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED, I HAVE MORE PICTURES IF NEEDED. SOME PICTURES MAY PRESENT AS NOT VERY CLEAR, BUT THESE ARE JUST ARTIFACTS PICKED UP BY MY POWERFUL MACRO, THE WATCH IS IMPECCABLE!
CURENT RETAIL PRICE - $151,000! THIS IS A STEAL SO PLEASE DO NOT LET THIS ONE GET AWAY. IF YOU DREAM ABOUT OWNING A DeBETHUNE PERPETUAL CALENDAR AT A REASONABLE PRICE THIS IS YOUR CHANCE. GOOD LUCK!
I OFFER A 7 DAYS MONEY BACK GUARANTY IF NOT A GENUINE ITEM.
PAYPAL: IN USD CURRENCLY, PREFERABLY BY E-CHECK (PLEASE ASK FOR DETAILS OR YOUR PAYMENT MAY BE REJECTED, SOME CONDITIONS APPLY), MUST HAVE A CONFIRMED ADDRESS FOR SHIPPING, IF USING PAYPAL. FOREIGN BIDDREDS PLEASE CONFIRM WITH ME PRIOR TO BIDDING. MOST LIKELY DUE TO THE SIZE OF THE TRANSACTION, SOME PREPAYMENT BY PAYPAL AND SOME OTHER PAYMENT METHOD SHOULD BE ARRANGED.
PICKUP IN PERSON OK, DETAILS UPON REQUEST.
OVERNIGHT FEDEX SHIPMENT - $100.
INTERNATIONAL RATES - PLEASE ASK. OTHER METHODS PLEASE INQUIRE AND I WILL QUOTE. MUST BUY INSURANCE.
I WILL BE HAPPY TO ANSWER TO ALL YOUR EMAILS. THE WINNER TO CONTACT ME WITHIN 3 DAYS AND COMPLETE THE TRANSACTION WITHIN 7 DAYS.