Characterised by its multi-level dial arrangement and avant-garde personality, the Hautlence Invictus 04 watch demonstrates the mechanical prowess and creative spirit of acclaimed independent watchmaking company, Hautlence. A sports chronograph which is entirely suited to daily wear, the piece boasts contemporary styling and contrastive colour tones.
The Invictus 04, which forms part of the Hautlence Signature collection, carries a rectangular case made from Titanium, which has been fine finished with beadblasting. In contrast, the bezel, pushers and bumpers which are constructed from steel have been given a coating of black DLC lending a stealthy aesthetic to this stylish model.
Enclosing this dramatic frame, the extra-hard sapphire is finished with faceted edges, which creates a superb prism-like aspect. Beneath this anti-reflective vitreous 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, while bold colour tones complement the modern styling codes of its design. The intermediate dial, constructed from sapphire, features silver-toned numerals and hour indices, enhanced by white Super-LumiNova®. Beneath this section, a mesh of black honeycomb on a vivid red background 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. Adhering to the vibrant styling codes of this model, the profile of the counters are defined with red toned enhancement.
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.
An impressive and impeccably finished sports wristwatch, the Hautlence Invictus 04 chronograph wristwatch comes presented with strap options of black hand-sewn rolled-edge Louisiana alligator leather with large scales and red topstitching or black rubber. A Folding clasp in Grade 2 Titanium with a satin-finished steel plate secures the piece to the wrist.