Vingt-8 Black Lacquer Dial

  • Collection: Vingt-8
  • Model reference: Vingt-8 Black
  • Case/Size: White gold, 39mm
  • Dial: Black lacquer
  • Movement: Manual-winding
  • Functions: Hours, minutes, sub-seconds
  • Specificity: Ruthenium movement finish
  • Price: Upon request

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Description

Kari Voutilainen, a teacher, watchmaker, expert in repeater timepieces and passionate created about a decade ago his own atelier in order to satisfy the hunger of all the passionate/enthusiast around the globe.
The collections are a true work of art created in his independent atelier in Môtiers, Switzerland. Inspired by the tradition and love for the watchmaking, he created elegant watches famous for their finish and the spectacular guilloché hand-work on the dials. But the beauty and hard work lies under with the movement also handmade with extremely high technical and aesthetic standard.
As these masterpieces are entirely handmade, their numbers remains very limited and rare. Therefore, only lucky and passionate collectors can have the joy and pleasure to wear a Kari Voutilainen that honors the traditional watchmaking with an artistic touch and innovative creation.


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The present watch is a classical and robust 39mm case, the signature “water drop” style lugs which tend to give the impression it is almost a 40mm watch, it is one of those watches that sit perfectly on the wrist.
The black lacquer dial is an uncommon sight on such a timepiece, usually the famous signature guilloché dials are proudly fitted on the Vingt-8 models, this black dial give such an elegant presence and allure with a matching black onyx fitted on the crown.
While looking at the movement, one can’t miss this beautiful large balance wheel and the stunning view enhanced by the ruthenium finish bridges that give this great contrast with the polished wheels and other components.    The in-house movement of the Vingt-8 was designed, built, fabricated, hand-finished and assembled in its entirety in Voutilainen workshops.
– Available for viewing in our Geneva showroom

 

 

Kari Voutilainen – bio

Kari Voutilainen is born in Finland in 1962. He started to work in Switzerland in 1990.
Motivated and fulfilled by passion, he completed his first watch in 1994, after his school watch made in Finland. This watch was one minute tourbillion with power reserve indication, made entirely by him by hand. He was teaching in Watchmaking School in Switzerland during 3 years until 2002 when he started to work as independent watchmaker.
He exhibited in Basel first time in 2005. He is fabricating unique pieces as well small series. In 2010 he presented his in house movement, “Vingt-8” with his own direct impulse escapement. Today he is making everything in house, fabricating and finishing every component to his watches, guilloché dials included.

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Accessories:

Accompanied by Voutilainen international warranty certificate, product literature and hand made wooden presentation box