Excalibur Twofold: a glacial touch of audacity and world premieres

Text: Press
Photo: Roger Dubuis

Playing with the highest standards of Haute Horlogerie, Roger Dubuis presents a new interpretation of its signature movement, the double flying tourbillon

The Excalibur Twofold is a perfect illustration of its expressive singularity and know-how that is even more striking in the dark. This incredible horological creation represents three world premieres. With a 45mm case, the glacial touch of Excalibur Twofold is enhanced by the bezel and the case created in Mineral Composite Fiber (MCF), an ultra-white composite material made of 99.95% silica and, specifically developed by Roger Dubuis.

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The Excalibur Twofold is enhanced by the bezel and the case created in Mineral Composite Fiber (MCF)

A never-yet seen prowess in the world of Haute Horlogerie. The Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) process mastered by Roger Dubuis engineers enables the Manufacture to play with this unique Mineral Composite Fiber. For the first time, a patented process was developed to light up every angle of the upper plate of the movement composed of MCF. Luminescent at night and lasting 60% longer than standard luminescent material commonly used.

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Luminescent at night and lasting 60% longer than standard luminescent material commonly used

Lastly, the Twofold strap is made from a specific FKM rubber and is also luminescent, based on a world-first technology named “LumiSuperBiwiNova™” that makes part of the strap luminescent glow in the dark like a nocturnal signature. Combining lightness and resistance, this new technical masterpiece demands an extreme watchmaking savoir-faire.

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A new interpretation of Roger Dubuis signature movement, the double flying tourbillon

Bearing the Poinçon de Genève, the Excalibur Twofold is a limited edition of eight pieces, an unparalleled proof of excessive rarity.The Maison once again relentlessly asserts its technical independence and radical aesthetic decisions. To excessive joy from its aficionados, Roger Dubuis proves to be the most exciting way to experience Hyper Horology.

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Since 1995 Roger Dubuis manufacture is defined by “no limit” innovation, technical prowess, demanding savoir-faire and stylistic audacity.Most Roger Dubuis Watches bear the Poinçon de Genève. Vivid proof of its excess in excellence, exclusivity, know-how, and performance. Requiring 40% additional production time, Roger Dubuis watches offer its aficionados 100% excess in excellence and beauty.