Angelus U30 Tourbillon Rattrapante

written by YWH team 11 September 2016
Angelus U30 Tourbillon Rattrapante
Quick specs Angelus U30 Tourbillon Rattrapante
Price: € 61.000 | approx. $ 66,600 | approx. £ 46,300
Size: 47 mm
Reference: 0CRAC.B01A.C003U
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The Angelus U30 Tourbillon Rattrapante unites three complications in a contemporary, three-dimensional form. A tourbillon, a fly-back double column wheel chronograph and split-seconds (rattrapante). As the rattrapante mechanism takes a lot of energy there is a clear power-reserve display. Nevertheless, the mechanical self-winding movement supplies a power-reserve of 45 hours.

The 47-millimetres case is made from grade 5 titanium with black coating on the case band. All the complications have been re-engineered based on structural optimization and skeletonized to reveal as much of the movement as possible on the dial side. Which looks just great. The skeleton bridges alone allow the display of no fewer than 15 different wheels dial side. You can spend hours watching the mechanism.

The 3D effects inside the Angelus U30 Tourbillon Rattrapante are a real eye catcher

The movement of the Angelus U30 Tourbillon Rattrapante hosts the mentioned complications that are built on several layers. These complications are all fully integrated rather than modular add-ons. And they are all visible thanks to the skeletonized bridges that create a form evoking the “A” of Angelus, on its side. To increase the 3D effects, the movement is fully transparent around the tourbillon and treated in various shades of black and grey.

The one-minute tourbillon takes a quarter of the dial space and can be seen through the skeletonized movement plate and bridges at 10 o’clock. The power-reserve indicator, with visible gears and wheels, is positioned at 8 o’clock directly integrated onto the skeletonized bridge. The visible column wheel for the split-seconds function is at 4 o’clock, positioned just below the 30-minute counter. One can watch it operating when the split-seconds function is activated. A second column wheel on the back of the movement controls the chronograph.

This extraordinary watch is limited to 25 pieces.


technical data Angelus U30 Tourbillon Rattrapante
Angelus A-150 | Automatic | Diameter: 37.60 mm | Thickness: 9.35 mm | Frequency: 28,800 vph (4 Hz) | Jewels: 38 | Tourbillon | Hours, minutes, double column-wheel flyback chronograph, split-seconds (rattrapante), power-reserve indicator | Power-reserve: 45 hours
Case & dial:
47 mm | Material: Grade 5 titanium | Black coating on the case band | Thickness: 15 mm | Crown: Engraved with logo; 2 positions: 1. winding, 2. time-setting | split-seconds pusher integrated in the crown | Back: Transparent | Box sapphire crystal (front and back) with anti-reflective coating on the inside | Open-worked dial | Water-resistance: 30 m / 100 ft / 3 ATM
Black stealth alligator with titanium insert or rubber | Titanium, folding buckle engraved with logo
Price Angelus U30 Tourbillon Rattrapante:
€ 61.000 | approx. $ 66,600 | approx. £ 46,300

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