Favre Leuba towards new statures – As a component of its resurrection, the brand is currently revealing the Bivouac 9000, an appropriate instrument watch fit for estimating elevations up to 9,000m above ocean level, a genuine specialized accomplishment. We currently take more critical gander at this very extraordinary offer, with a serious cool look, to say the least.
Following the presentation of the Raider plunge watch assortment, among which is the Favre Leuba Harpoon , the brand currently proceeds with the investigation of expert watches, propelled by past models, by presenting the Bivouac 9000, a watch fit for estimating elevations with a scope of 9,000 meters.
With the Bivouac 9000, Favre Leuba affirms its system of making tough watches, motivated from the brand’s rich history. In any case, these are not simple proliferations of past victories, but rather new manifestations worked in an advanced manner, upgraded with contemporary, unique plan and imaginative features.
The Altimeter is surely a recognition for the first Bivouac, yet its exhibitions have been brought to a standout level, with the interior advancement of the component and present day answers for the film to quantify air-pressure.
The enormous red place hand permits to show elevations of 3,000m per full revolution, considering exact estimation. The auxiliary dial is utilized to monitor heights for up to 9,000m, with the “passing zone” illuminated in red (the death zone, in mountaineering, alludes to elevations over a specific point where there isn’t sufficient oxygen).
The heart of the gauge is a hermetically sealed case produced using an uncommon composite. The container grows when the pneumatic stress drops as the wearer climbs, and agreements when the gaseous tension ascents during the plummet. The development and constriction of the container triggers a direct development, which is then changed over into a rotational development to demonstrate the elevation. The force hold marker (65h) is a helpful sign as the development is hand-wound. The little seconds permits to watch that the watch is running.
The 48mm titanium case is monstrous and intended for upgraded execution (altimeter/neatness). It includes a turning bezel to monitor pneumatic force changes (for example if a mountain climber is remaining for quite a while in a given spot which additionally permits to have helpful signs on the climate conditions). The plan is without a doubt striking (doubtlessly polarizing) and includes the mark connect profile of Favre-Leuba.
A appropriate device watch, the Bivouac is water impervious to 30m. This will not permit you to jump however will ensure the watch for unpleasant open air exercises. This is made conceivable in light of the fact that the air delta for the situation, which is needed for the indicator, is shielded by a layer produced using a miniature perforated hydrophobic material. It permits air – however not water or residue particles – to go through. The layer for the altimeter is ensured under a plate on the case got by two screws.
The Favre-Leuba Bivouac 9000 is worn on a cool, rough gazelle cowhide lash coordinating the shade of the case and shut with a pin clasp. Cost is CHF 7,500.
The Favre Leuba Bivouac has been one of the incredible astonishments from Baselworld up until this point and we’ll definitely come back on the model after the reasonable, with an inside and out survey. For more data, visit www.favre-leuba.com
Technical details – Favre-Leuba Bivouac 9000
- Case: 48 mm measurement x 18.7 mm thick – Titanium case – pivoting bezel – sapphire gem with twofold sided antireflective covering – Helium alleviation valve – screwed and adjusted case back – Water impervious to 3 ATM/30m.
- Movement: mechanical development with manual winding – 65h force hold – Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, power save pointer, focal hand to show elevations of 3,000 m for every full pivot, subdial for showing heights of up to 9,000 m and gaseous tension in hPa.
- Strap: calfskin tie with pin buckle.