Complicated advanced functions with subversive materials create a strange combination that shocks the watch industry. In 2018, ROGER DUBUIS interpreted the brand’s Hyperwatch with the mighty Black Knight, creating a new peak for creative deformation: the all-black Excalibur Quatuor Carbon four-balance spring carbon fiber watch was grandly presented, showing The ultimate contrast between the ‘heavyweight’ movement and the ‘light-weight Hongyu’ ultra-modern timepiece.
The Excalibur Quatuor four balance spring watch was first introduced in 2013. Last year Roger Dubuis introduced a rare modification of cobalt chromium alloy. In 2018, it was replaced with a multi-layer carbon fiber material, achieving a new level of extreme lightweight
Roger Dubuy adheres to the watchmaking spirit of ‘combining disruptive materials with advanced complex functions’, forward-looking technological developments and creative aesthetic design-and a surprising combination of the two-have constantly won international reputation and are recognized as innovative avant-garde Watch brand. Its watchmaking factory is like a cradle of creativity and extraordinary skills, and has launched a number of ‘world first’ innovations, including the Quatuor four balance spring hairspring movement, which is a revolutionary counterattack of the brand’s gravity. The Excalibur Quatuor balance spring watch is equipped with four balance springs set at a 45-degree angle. It is the result of 7 years of research and development and has obtained 2 patents. R Roger Dubuis is one of the few brands that can master such a complex movement today. This movement is fully in line with the Excalibur King’s pursuit of outstanding mechanical and powerful aesthetics.
Four sets of escapements, all tilted at 45 degrees, are connected to each other through five differentials and uniformly output a stable running time rhythm, giving the watch a high degree of accuracy
Since its introduction in 2013, the original design of the Excalibur Quatuor four balance spring watch has been interpreted in materials such as gold, titanium and silicon, which has shocked the world of watches. In 2017, the brand adopted the most advanced CarTech Micro-Melt BioDur CCM ™ (Registered trademark® in the United States) Co-Cr alloy launched the world’s first. Today, Roger Dubuis once again sets a new standard, combining this iconic timepiece with a highly disruptive multi-layer carbon fiber, bringing the brand’s innovative creations to a higher level.
The black texture of the multi-layer carbon fiber is matched with the black plated movement bridge and plate to create a mysterious and fashionable temperament. In addition, Roger Dubuis adds red scales, outer rings and stitching to add a sense of vitality.
The black appearance of this timepiece is not only eye-catching, but also thanks to the lightweight characteristics of carbon fiber, which is more than 60% lighter than gold. The unique cutting method of carbon fiber also makes the case design of this limited edition of 8 watches particularly outstanding. The Excalibur Quatuor Carbon four balance spring carbon fiber watch is dressed in black armor, but almost as light as weight, witnessing how the watch factory uses superb machinery to operate the gravity of the battlefield to affect the accuracy.
Excalibur Quatuor Carbon
Multi-layer carbon fiber material / RD101SQ manual winding movement / hour and minute display / four sets of escapement quality / power reserve display / sapphire crystal, transparent bottom cover / waterproof 30 meters / table diameter 48mm / limited 8 / reference price : 2,850,000 RMB