The pocket watch, commonly called in slang “onion” or “onion-clock,” clock is a type of small, fits in your pocket, especially popular before the advent of the wristwatch in the second half nineteenth century.
Well the pocket watch today more than ever to the fore, for fans, but especially for collectors and connoisseurs of luxury watches and brand them periodically revive the revivals.
It ‘s the case of Badollet, already in 1872, won three first prizes in the Competition Centre with his pocket watch. Today the brand offers a surprising model flying tourbillon with minute repeater and housed in a case where the architecture is reminiscent of pocket watches.
It therefore calls Observatoire 1872 line of high watchmaking, faithful to the past, that has made movements with the most sophisticated technical knowledge of today.
The skeletonized opaline dial with 72 diamonds and 12 sapphire mounted sublimates this little masterpiece which you can admire the hammers, stamps and the first flying tourbillon bridge.
Among the interesting features of the mechanical movement with manual winding, caliber BAD1655 and power reserve of 80 hours, the duties of the hour, minute and a minute repeater, case of 44 mm white gold (18 carats) and sapphire with anti-reflective coating on both sides, in addition to the waterproof up to 30 meters.