Regarded as a fully functional timepiece and a work of art, the U10 Tourbillon Lumière was often used to honor some of the most renowned designers of the 1960s and 1970s, and now, in our modern days, the piece pays tribute to the very old tradition of Mexican Calaveras. The U10 Tourbillon Calavera required no less than four years in order to be complete, and it incorporates modern, complex technologies such as a dead beat seconds complication.
The movement flaunts an operating frequency of 2.5Hz or 18000 vph, and it features a screwed balance with Breguet-overcoil that reminds us of Angelus’ old pocket watches. As for the case, it measures 62.75 mm x 38 mm x 15 mm, and it includes seven sapphire crystals, all of which are beveled and polished.
The material used for the case is BO-988 specific steel, while the hour and minute hands boast rhodium treatments and a blue lacquer filling. Finally, we should not the bright white markers, which were created by drilling holes into the dial at 12, 3, 6 and 9 o’clock before filling them with Super-LumiNova.