Habring2 – Felix
Maria and Richard Habring dispatched their Habring² brand in 2004. To praise 10 years of action they presented Felix, a commemoration model which is controlled by the hand-wound A11 (A for Austria and 11 for 2011 when improvement began), the principal development grew completely in Austria, where it is additionally to a great extent fabricated and gathered.
This is a significant accomplishment for a little autonomous and family-run company that was conceivable gratitude to the joint effort of Habring² with a couple of other little accomplice companies in Austria, Switzerland and Germany.
The A11 will logically supplant the wheelwork of the Valjoux/ETA 7750/7760, recently utilized by Habrings taking all things together of their watches, with a couple of variations: A11D (“Time-Date”), A11S (hopping second) and A11SD (bouncing second with date).
Beating at 28.800 vibrations each hour (4Hz) and offering 48 hours of force save, the A11 highlights a digressive screw for fine change and an enemy of attractive escapement with a Carl Haas hairspring offering chronometer quality.
Habring² becomes this way an unadulterated assembling where even components are exclusively produced. Truth be told, at Habring² anchors and wheel/pinion combinations are collected by hand and the hairsprings are tallied and bended by hand.
The new Felix has an absolutely moderate hardened steel case with a breadth of 38.5 mm and a case tallness of just 7 mm making it truly comfortable on the wrist. Waterproof to the profundity of 30 meters, the Felix has a twofold fixed crown, with a sapphire gem caseback to grandstand the development.
The fine-grained, silver-white dial highlights dark oxidized string hands with an enormous Arabian (or Roman on solicitation) “12” and twirly doos to check the hours. It is conceivable to have the Felix with or without the little seconds sub-dial at 9 o’clock.
While the creation of all components in little arrangement may bring some value ascend to Habring² watches, their value execution stays exceptional. The Habring² Felix has a retail cost of Euro 4,450.