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  • Manufacturer: HYT
    Year: 2014
    Reference No: 148-DL-21-GF-RU
    Case No: 482024, Special Serie No.080
    Model Name: H1
    Material: DLC coated Titanium
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 101, 35 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Nylon
    Clasp/Buckle: DLC coated HYT deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 49mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and buckle signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by HYT fitted box, warranty, user manual, USB key and extra rubber strap.

  • Catalogue Essay

    With their groundbreaking H1, HYT (Hydro Mechanical Horologists) introduced a novel way of telling time that had not been used since the use of the clepsydras: via fluids!

    With over 8 technological patents and 1 patent for design, the H1 was developed in collaboration with Jean-François Mojon and Preciflex, the manual wind movement powers two “pump” that are visible on the lower part of the dial compressing and expanding two immiscible liquids (one colored the other transparent).

    As the hours go by, the liquid runs through a tube indicating the hours whilst a dial positioned at 12 O’clock indicates the minutes.

    An outlandish watch, HYT’s H1 is an incredible feat of engineering and proof that the boundaries of what is possible in watchmaking can always be expanded.

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Ref. 148-DL-21-GF-RU
A fine and unusual DLC-coated titanium semi-skeletonized wristwatch with small seconds, retrograde fluid hours, power reserve indication, warranty and box

2014
49mm Diameter
Case, dial, movement and buckle signed

Estimate
CHF14,000 - 27,500 
€13,100-25,700
$15,500-30,500

Sold for CHF18,900

Contact Specialist

Alexandre Ghotbi
Head of Watches, Continental Europe and the Middle East

41 79 637 1724
[email protected]

 

Thomas Perazzi

Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2031

[email protected]

RETROSPECTIVE: 2000 - 2020

Geneva Auction 8 November 2020