Raymond Weil Freelancer Calibre RW1212 Skeleton (Pictures and Specifications)
Raymond Weil unveils a new version of the Calibre RW1212 Skeleton as part of the freelancer collection, completing the range it presented last March for the Baselworld trade fair.
In 2017, the Raymond Weil brand launched its first in-house movement, the culmination of its close collaboration with the movement manufacture Suisse Sellita. Once again, this year, the Swiss watchmaker asserts its ambition for innovation, revealing a skeleton model of the Calibre RW1212 that brings more depth and technical ingenuity to this exclusive in-house movement.
The freelancer Calibre RW1212 Skeleton is a two-handed model equipped with a self- winding mechanical movement that beats to a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour and features a 38-hour power reserve. Nestled in a 42 mm titanium-coloured steel case, the openworked baseplates of the Calibre RW1212 are coated with an innovative NAC treatment in a deep shade of anthracite for a bold, virile look. Its oscillating mass, engraved with the Raymond Weil logo, has also been openworked to offer a full visibility of the workings within the watch.
The dial features a wide opening that reveals the entire mechanism, offering a view of the balance wheel at 6 o'clock and revealing the full beauty and technical achievement of this movement, of which the beaded finish enhances the watchmaking expertise of Raymond Weil.
Raymond Weil Freelancer Calibre RW1212 Skeleton
Movement: Mechanical self-winding skeleton in-house movement, with visible balance wheel – RW1212
Power-Reserve: 38 hours
Functions: Central hours, minutes
Case: Round – Stainless steel with titanium PVD coating; Diameter: 42 mm Thickness: 10.6 mm
Crown: Screw down, satin-brushed stainless steel, fluted with RW monogram
Crystal: Sapphire crystal with dual-sided antiglare treatment
Dial: Galvanic anthracite with large opening on the skeleton movement with anthracite-coloured NAC treatment coating
Index: Stainless steel with nickel galvanic coating
Hands: Galvanic nickel plating, barrel-shaped, enhanced with white Super-Luminova
Case back: Screw down, with sapphire crystal
Bracelet: Black polyurethane strap, RW folding clasp satin-brushed stainless steel with titanium PVD coating and double push- security system
Water resistance: 10 ATM