DeWitt Academia watches are not just ordinary timepieces. In fact, their looks offer much more. With its unique models, resembling different mechanisms and items, DeWitt chronographs are another entertainment on your hand. The company was nominated as an innovative brand back in 2005 in Geneva Grand Prix. From then on, it has made significant progress as an online timepiece shopping destination.
The Value of DeWitt Academia Watches
DeWitt watches range in price is vast. It can be a couple of thousand dollars’ worth, or be equal to a price of a luxury car. The designer team puts a lot of effort and creativity in each of the gems produced by the company. So, it is not more about the jewels that decorate the watch, but rather the work hours spent on it. One of its most exclusive limited edition watches is DeWitt Academia WX-1. It has little amount of grams of precious metal, however it is highly valued still. You can purchase the model by 400,000 Euros. We’ve dedicated this topic to discover some exciting features of the expensive model.
The Design of DeWitt WX-1
If you give a closer look at the expensive WX-1 model by DeWitt, you can notice that its forms are not of that of an ordinary watch. Actually, round, oval or rectangular watches are quite familiar to our eyes, but a wristwatch with a shape of a lock, is something that is able to grasp attentions instantly, making anyone drop their jaws. Keep it at a different angle, and now it resembles a fire hydrant.
The wristwatch can be wound both manually and via USB. The second feature is a sign, that the elegant watch is still in touch with the modern world. It is massive, yet it doesn’t cause discomfort while you wear it. You can expand it, and examine its tourbillon through a transparent thick glass by just pushing the button on the facing direction of the clock. The tourbillon provides enough power reserve to wind it just 1 or 2 times per month. Its position is vertical.
Characteristics of the WX-1 model
WX-1 has got 370 parts. At first, the watchmaker produced quite heavy WX-1s , which reached up to 600g. Then, after the removal of some materials, its weight was reduced twice. Its materials now include titanium, aluminium and rose gold. Caseback is sapphire crystal. The waterproof feature enables its resistance up to 30 metres. Lithium batteries enable to wind it faster. The watch is 24mm thick.
The maximum expansion length is 72,51mm. The watch can be worn on either hand, as there is a button from the side of the clock that transitions the position of 12o’clock. All that is made with a help of double discs. The watch offers 21,600 vibrations an hour and its power reserve is 504 hours. Alike other DeWitt Academia watches, WX-1 too, comes with a black rubber strap. The latter bears the logo of the manufacturer on the firmly clasping edge of it.