Dornblueth & Sohn Calibre 99.4 Black Dial

Dornblueth Calibre 99.4 manual winding watch
• Case diameter (mm): 42.0
• Case thickness (mm): 11.5
• Case lug width (mm): 22
• Case back: Transparent
• Case finish: Mixed
• Case metal: Stainless steel
• Dial color: Black
• Front crystal: Sapphire
• Movement: Manual mechanical
• Manufacturer's limited warranty: 2 years
• Warranty service: Dirk Dornblueth
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Dornblueth & Sohn Calibre 99.4 Black Dial
Dornblueth & Sohn Calibre 99.4 Black Dial
Dornblueth & Sohn Calibre 99.4 Black Dial
Dornblueth & Sohn Calibre 99.4 Black Dial
Dornblueth & Sohn Calibre 99.4 Black Dial
Dornblueth & Sohn Calibre 99.4 Black Dial
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Product Details

The Dornblueth & Sohn Calibre 99.4 draws its design cues from the Calibre 99.1, but adds a date complication at 3. This date function features a quick set button at 2, and perfectly balances the seconds register at 9.

The 99.4 features the traditional German 3/4 plate design, beveled edges, screw balance wheel, swan neck regulation, engraved balance cock, screwed gold chatons, and blued screws (by flame of course, including the slots).

The name "D. Dornblueth & Sohn, Kalbe i./S.A." is hand engraved and not machine engraved, a virtually rarity on any watch. And all of the decoration (Côtes de Genève and the sunray finish on the crown wheel and ratchet) are all done in-house, by hand. You'll notice that the movement is rose gold in appearance - this process itself is elaborate. After cutting and polishing the plate, Dirk treats the surface to turn the metal a copper color. After all of the drilling and milling operations are complete, the movement itself is treated with rose gold to enhance the deep color.

The dial is in matte black with white Arabic numerals and Glashutte "railroad track" markings around both the dial and subdial.

This watch features a brushed and polished nickel-free steel case and the crown is signed D. Dornblueth, as is the tang buckle.  Power reserve is 50 hours.

This watch ships on a black calf leather Dornblueth strap with Dornblueth stamped tang buckle.



WatchBuys has been working with Dirk Dornblueth and his team as their official North American distributor since his very early days.

We are honored to have been selected by Dirk to represent both his watches and his brand.

Our long association with Dornblueth & Sohn ensures that we know not only their watches, but also their manufacturing processes, movement designs and delivery timelines.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at (888) 333-4895 to speak with us about Dornblueth & Sohn watches.  We'll take the time to answer your questions in detail and to provide advice on selecting a new watch.

We visit Dirk each year at his workshops in Kalbe, Germany and during the BaselWorld show to stay up to date on all new models.




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