The latest of watch models from Ateliers DeMonaco was displayed recently at the Geneva Time Exhibition. It is not however on cards for official release till Baselworld happens. It’s a classic looking piece from the new watchmaker. It’s called the DeMonaco Carre d’Or Squelette Tourbillon Minute Repeater Watch. You could call it Black Pearl too.
Parts of the DeMonaco watches are Swiss made and assembled in Monaco. The super luxe watches are to be unveiled as Limited Edition. And guess what the number of pieces would be? Eight. The one that has just been made, has already got sold!
Like their other watches, the new DeMonaco Carre d’Or Squelette watch comes in a 46 by 50mm case in 18k rose gold with a titanium core.
The watch has a 48 hour power reserve. Its tourbillon has DeMonaco’s signature sapphire crystal bridge – an intricate piece.
The watch dial has been skeletonised, cut to form in typical Roman numerals which make it look like an ancient art piece. The hour makers are diamond shaped titanium ones, polished and neat, while watch hands are made of gold.
When you turn the watch over, you find a beautiful and unique manner of movement decoration. Most shapes are small pyramids.
The watch has a minute repeater, a wooden amplifier, and is hand finished. The price is $100,000 approximately.