New Models – Limited Editions from Dubey & Schaldenbrand – Caprice 03

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The latest limited editions from D&S is the Caprice 03, part of the “Carré Cambré” family. In 2002, D&S introduced the Vintage Caprice, a limited-edition using the Aerodyn tonneau-shaped case.

For 2003, the Caprice 03 offers the same features of the Vintage Caprice, but this time using the cushion-shaped case. Amongst its peculiarities is the crown at the 9 o’clock position, which brings to mind D&S’ highly-sought limited edition “Doctor” model which was introduced in 1997.

The design and style of the dial are very “Art Nouveau”. This watch is limited to 250 pieces in stainless steel and 50 pieces in 18kt Rose Gold. Dial colors are enamel white, black or blue.

The movement is an automatic ETA 2892-A2 movement (specially-modified for Dubey & Schaldenbrand to include big-date and power reserve functions), with 22 jewels, Incabloc, Glucydur balance wheel, Nivarox 1 hairspring, polished steel anchor and anchor wheel, rhodium-plated “Côtes de Genève” pearl-patterned bridges, and blued-steel screws.