HYT adds a splash of color to its hydromechanical watches with new red and blue hour indicators.
|HYT's groundbreaking hydromechanical watchmaking continues to evolve in the H2.|
A standout among these kaleidoscopic debuts is the H2 Titanium Platinum SQ. Its red liquid moves like a retrograde hand as it traces the curves of the round platinum bezel. When it reaches the titanium dome at 6 o’clock, the red recedes and then continues its journey from its starting point.
In the H2, this revolutionary fluid indicator is paired with a caliber designed by master watchmaker Giulio Papi. By angling the bellows that contain the liquids into a V-shape, he created more space to show off the movement architecture, including the oscillating balance wheel at the top of the dial. The design also adds functionality with a central minutes hand, a crown position indicator and a thermal gauge that lets you know when the watch is in its optimal temperature range.
The view from the back has evolved as well. The H2’s large crystal caseback reveals two mainspring barrels used to store the watch’s eight-day power reserve. Instead of adding a conventional power reserve indicator, HYT skeletonized the barrels so you can observe the tension in the springs and quickly see if the watch needs winding.
|A red-liquid retrograde hand marks the hour in the H1 Dracula DLC.|
Like the H1 AZO Project and H1 Graphite Project introduced last year, the H1 Sand Barth features a case made from polyepoxyde, an extremely strong material that’s four times lighter than titanium. With the earlier models, HYT tinted the material to create colored cases.
|Grains of sand are suspended in this H1's 48.8mm case.|
With this exciting new development, HYT is taking bespoke watchmaking to a whole new level.