A sophisticated chronograph wristwatch featuring a multi-level dial architecture, the Hautlence Invictus 03 watch combines futuristic styling with cutting-edge mechanical prowess. Ultimately a functional timepiece suitable for daily wear, this handsome sports timekeeper captures the creativity of acclaimed independent watchmaking company, Hautlence and it exerts a commanding presence on the wrist.
From every aspect, the Hautlence Invictus 03 displays a contemporary aesthetic. The piece, which forms part of the brand’s Signature collection, carries a rectangular case made from Titanium with beadblasted finishing on the case middle and horns. The steel bezel, case-side pushers and the bumpers have been given a coating of black DLC which adds a stealthy characteristic.
Enclosing this dramatic frame, the extra-hard sapphire is finished with faceted edges creating a superb prism-like aspect. Beneath this anti-reflective enclosure, an impressive dial arrangement is revealed.
The dial comprises of multiple layers, which creates a panorama of extraordinary depth. Enhancing this technical arrangement, the use of contrasting materials and meticulously executed finishing techniques accentuate the minutiae. The intermediate dial, constructed from sapphire, features vivid orange Super-LumiNova® numerals and hour indices, suspended above a mesh of black honeycomb which surrounds the white minutes track and central displays.
The base of the dial is black opaline with a cutaway section which reveals the date ring and the stripped back, hand decorated and sandblasted bridges. Featuring small seconds at the 12 o’clock position, the chronograph registers are highlighted with rhodium-plated circular satin-finished flanges, with the 12-hours and 30-minutes subdials at the 6 and 9 respectively. By day, the rhodium-plated, bevelled hour and minutes hands catch and play with the light, while after dark their Super-LumiNova® coating ensures maximum readability
Inside beats a Dubois Dépraz chronograph module, integrated with the base Soprod A10 automatic self-winding movement, hand finished and skeletonised at Hautlence. To the rear a beadblasted titanium caseback is inscribed and fastened with four Hautlence bolts.
This beautifully designed and finished Hautlence Invictus 03 chronograph wristwatch comes presented with strap options of black hand-sewn rolled-edge crocodile leather with orange topstitching or a tactile black rubber option. Each secures to the wrist with a folding clasp in Grade 2 Titanium with polished steel plate.