By TLex Introducing the new U-BOAT U-42 ''B and B''. No, that's not bed and breakfast! The new U-42 ''B and B'' automatic is named so for its lovely combination of solid Bronze and Black IP treated Titanium.
This is U-BOAT's first bronze offering, although the watch's mid-case, bezel and caseback are in fact made of Titanium as are all U-42 models. Bronze has been used for the bezel studs (12 o'clock pip in ceramic), the crown winding mechanism, the LE# plate and the tongue of the buckle, which already has some patina . . .
WATER-resistance 300 meters.
MOVEMENT Automatic mechanical modified and personalized at U-BOAT specifications with stem position at 9 o’clock. Frequency 28.800 vibrations per hour, 4 Hz. Power reserve 40 hours.
25 jewels. Height 4,60 mm
FUNCTIONS hours, minutes, seconds.
CASE Back case fixed on case with 6 encapsulated hexagon screws. Bidirectional rotating bezel lockable with a lever on the right side of the case.12 o’clock ball indicator/pointer on the bezel made of ceramic. Crown, pin of the hook, screws on the bezel, bezel release lever, limited serial numbering case plate in bronze.
* Case, back case, bezel in titanium, with subsequent treatment of IP Black coating.
* Sapphire glass.
* Double superimposed dial, one in brass bronze colored and one in black.
* Bronze colored hands.
* Diameter 53 mm.
STRAP hand made and hand finished calf dark brown leather, tongue titanium buckle, tongue of the buckle in bronze. Width 23/23 mm, fasten to the case with screws. All engravings on this piece are carried out by mechanical pantograph.
Limited Edition 300 units