D12 - No.18

As its namesake, the legendary British race the Double Twelve is an enduring statement of beauty and class, with its dial of circular brushed Bronze and Silver with white 1930's style indexes.

£2,560.00

The Double Twelve Collection harks to the world of early British motor racing at the Brooklands race track, in particular the high stakes Double Twelve hour race. Synonymous with the lustre of such grand gestures, this is a winning collection of perfected timepieces.

Each watch in The Double Twelve Collection takes its name from an historic British racing car number in the event, evoking the heritage and splendor of a weekend at the Grand Prix. These classic watches with contemporary edge belong to those who trust their own instincts and good fortune.

1st Strap

The No.22 comes fitted with a VB Nato style brown leather strap with off white stitching fitted with a custom two tone steel VB Buckle. The Nato strap is designed to be worn over clothing when you are racing your classic car.

2nd Strap

We have also included a brown waxed leather strap with off white stitching fitted with a custom made 20.00 mm two tone finished 316L stainless steel VB buckle.

All Van Brauge are shipped free of charge at no extra cost to you. All watches are shipped from the country where the order has been made therefore there is no import tax.

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Features

Cases

The Double Twelve is available in two sizes 43.00 & 37.00 mm boy size with either 22.00 or 20.00mm lugs. The case is an all brushed case body with a circular brushed bezel with mirror polished highlights on the edge of the bezel and on the edge of the case lugs. The case is made from 316L stainless steel. The case thickness is 13.00 or 11.40 mm.

Crown & Tubes

The cases are fitted with a screw in crown tube and screw down crown which has polished teeth and embossed brushed cap with the VB logo.

Anti-Shock Movement Holders

Each movement is suspended in a Metallocene Butadiene Rubber (MBR) ring which is fitted around the mu-metal Faraday cage movement ring to protect it from excessive external case shocks.

Faraday Cases

Each movement is suspended in a ring of mu-metal which helps protect it from excessive magnetic forces.

Case Backs

The case back is 42.00 or 36.00 mm and is circular brushed with a 1930's Singer racing car and the Brooklands race track in the background deep acid etched into its centre. The case back is a screw down case back with hidden access.

Sapphire Crystal

The case is fitted with a double curved sapphire scratch resistant crystal with three layers of anti-reflective coating on both sides of the crystal.

Water Resistance

Each case is tested to 120 ATM, 120 meters and is rated at 10 ATM, 100 meters.

Dial & Hands

Circular brushed double curved bronze and silver dial with 1930's white coloured indexes with Super Lumi Nova C1. Classic rose gold hour, minute and seconds hands with applied Super Lumi Nova C1 green emission.

Movements

The 43.00 mm No.22 is fitted with a modified Swiss 11 ½ linge VB - 24A automatic with 26 jewels with perlage finishing and blue screws, Glucydur balance, Anachron balance spring, Nivaflex 1 mainspring, 28,800 bph, 38-hour power reserve and a decorated rotor with the VB Logo engraved. The movement is fitted with a white date disc with black printing.

The 37.00 mm No.22 is fitted with a Swiss caliber 9 linge VB - 24B Swiss Automatic, 18 jewels, Glucydur balance, Anachron balance spring, Nivaflex 1 mainspring, 28,800bph, 40 hour power reserve and a brushed tungsten rotor with the VB Logo .

Function

The 43.00 mm No.22 has Hours, Minutes and Seconds with a date window at the 6 o'clock position. The 37.00 mm No.22 has Hours, Minutes and Seconds.

Rating

Every movement is tested to chronometer standard and engraved with its unique reference number matching the case. Each watch is supplied with rating papers.

VB - No.18

The D12 - No.18 watch is shipped to you in a beautiful goat leather watch roll for you to use with with your other watches in your collection. We also included a watch tool with spear blade hidden inside the tool and a luxury polishing cloth and your warranty booklet.

The D12 - No.18 comes fitted with a new type of Nato brown leather strap with off white stitching fitted with a custom two tone steel VB buckle. We have also included a brown waxed leather strap fitted with its own custom made VB buckle.

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