De Bethune

De Bethune’s New DB28 Digitale Blends Past and Present

The new De Bethune DB28 Digitale is a striking combination of classic technique and avant-garde design. It marks a departure from the typical dial aesthetic of the DeBethune DB28 series; rather than displaying sleek bridges and balance wheels, the Digitale sports a clean dial with a hand-carved barleycorn guilloche finish. The watch—priced at approximately $105,000—uses […]

21 Ultimate Gifts 2013: Triple Crowning

THE GIFT A one-of-a-kind, triple-complication wristwatch from De Bethune. Travel to Switzerland via private jet, with accommodations at the Hotel President Wilson in Geneva. An excursion by helicopter from Geneva to the watchmaker’s manufacturing facility in La Chaux l’Auberson to take delivery of the timepiece. A helicopter trip to Burgundy, France, with accommodations at Château […]

Frontrunners: Time Will Tell

Boutique watchmaker De Bethune recently introduced the De Bethune DB 28 (www.debethune.ch), a watch that mixes the futuristic with the vintage. The $82,500 watch’s dial side displays the brand’s signature shield-shaped movement under blue pomme-style hands that recall Breguet designs from the 18th century. Far more modern is the DB 28’s solid silicon-and-platinum balance disk. […]

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