Dolce&Gabbana makes its debut in the world of high watchmaking with unique Alta Orologeria creations, distinguished by timeless beauty and unparalleled mechanical movements. Each piece was crafted with the most sophisticated metalworking technique, all executed by hand, whose roots go back to the great tradition of Italiana goldsmiths. The specifically designed calibers are Swiss-made in order to pay homage to the virtuosity of making watches: the result is the birth of extraordinary masterpieces with exceptional complications.
These perfect marvels of harmony tell a timeless story of art, excellence and passion.

Federico II
Manual pocket watch with minute repeater and flying Tourbillon
Dolce&Gabbana 13.02 calibre, Swiss made WWPN1HW5734
Unique timepiece

Technical characteristics


18-carat gold case: Hand-engraved, 46 mm diameter
Glass and back case: Sapphire
Dial: Ruby with inlaid gold markers and decorations
Hands: Gold
Number of components: 67
Gemstones: 9 Rubies, 3.12 crs
Chain: Yellow and white gold


Calibre: DG 13.02

Tourbillon: One revolution per minute

Diameter: 30 mm

Height: 6.10 mm
Number of components: 315
Number of rubies: 29
Power reserve: Approximately 90 hours
Frequency: 21,600 vibrations per hour (3 Hz)
Balance-spring: Flat

The Minute Repeater

When operated, the minute repeater strikes the hours, quarters and minutes elapsed since the last quarter. The first hammer strikes the hours with a low note for each hour passed. The striking of the quarters is then effected by two hammers that strike the high
and the low gong alternately. Finally, the second hammer then strikes the high gong
at the rate of one strike for each minute elapsed since the last quarter.



The Tourbillon

The Tourbillon, a sophisticated and complex device, was invented in the late 18th century by the father of modern watchmaking, Abraham-Louis Breguet, who later patented it
in 1801. With this innovation, he succeeded in improving the precision of pocket watches by offsetting the advances and delays resulting from the effects of the force of gravity.
By rotating on its axis at the speed of one complete revolution per minute, the device automatically compensates for possible delays or advances that might be generated by the imbalance of a balance.



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