Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus 40.0 Klassik Engraved Dial

Calibre 2010 with sub seconds - 40.0 mm
• Watch diameter (mm): 40.0
• Watch height (mm): 10.0
• Lug width (mm): 20
• Lug to lug (mm): 49.5
• Case back: Transparent
• Case finish: Mixed
• Case metal: Stainless steel
• Dial color: Silver/White
• Front crystal: Sapphire
• Movement: Manual mechanical
• Strap or bracelet: Strap
• Manufacturer's limited warranty: 2 years
• Warranty service: Dirk Dornblueth

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Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus 40.0 Klassik Engraved Dial
Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus 40.0 Klassik Engraved Dial

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Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus 40.0 Klassik Engraved Dial
Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus 40.0 Klassik Engraved Dial
Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus Klassik Engraved Dial
Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus 40.0 Klassik Engraved Dial
Product Details

The Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus watches are now available in two case sizes - 38.5 mm and 40.0 mm.

This Quintus model is housed in a 40.0 mm case and is perfect for medium wrist sizes.

Featuring Dirk's designed and manufactured movement, this watch boasts one of the highest content of handmade parts of any mechanical watch on the market today (even the dial is made in-house).

50th Anniversary Watch With In-House Movement

Dornblueth & Sohn watches have always been very difficult for us to keep in stock.

One of the very factors that makes Dornblueth & Sohn watches so collectible is the same cause of the stocking issue - extremely low production with many handmade parts.

And the Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus Klassik is currently among the most difficult to obtain.

This watch celebrates Dirk's father's 50th anniversary in the watchmaking craft, and more importantly is the culmination of years of research, testing and effort to both design this calibre.

The Quintus Klassik Design

This watch features the Dornblueth & Sohn Calibre 2010 which was both developed and created from Dirk's workshops in Kalbe, Germany.

Among the many amazing features of this movement is the patent pending double barrel Maltese cross spring providing a linear torque of power to the movement.

In most mechanical watches, the run rate and timekeeping are different when the movement is fully wound in comparison to when it runs down.

Dirk's solution is a 52 hour power reserve system that stabilizes the consumption of power by the watch resulting in more consistent timekeeping regardless of the tension on the main spring.

This watch takes its Klassik name from the "classic" three hand design with oversized crown.

The movement is beautifully finished and decorated by hand.

The Dornblueth & Sohn Quintus Klassik incorporates a Glucydur screw balance with Nivarox-1-Breguet spring along with Swan-neck fine adjustment on hand-engraved balance cock.

As is traditional for watches made in the Glashutte region of Germany, this watch features a 3/4 plate, screwed gold chatons and elaborate hand decoration and finish.

The movement is finished with applied rose gold, while yellow gold is used to indicate the manufactory name and serial number.  The front of the watch is fitted with a slightly domed sapphire crystal with interior anti-reflective coating, while the back uses a screwed sapphire back display.

Hand Engraved Dial

The dial is created in-house using the same engraving techniques used to produce old pendulum clocks.  The dial surface is finished with a silky matte surface (this finish was applied in historical ship chronometers).

After the dial is engraved, Dirk applies black to the engraved areas for a clear high contrast display.  The hour and minute hands are centrally mounted with the seconds display at 6.

In Summary, An Amazing Watch

This watch represents the very best of Dornblueth & Sohn.

As in all of his watches, Dirk has no CNC computer machines on premises to make his watches.  His watches are among the very highest in the industry to use hand workmanship rather than computer code.

And his calibre 2010 is not only an engineering feat but also a beautifully designed, finished and decorated component of the Quintus Klassik.

This watch is fitted with a 20 mm calf leather Dornblueth strap of Dirk's preferred color for this watch - matte black.

This watch is water resistant to 30 meters.

How Can I Purchase This Watch?

This watch is offered on a reservation-only basis due to demand far exceeding supply.

If you would like to own this watch, please follow the link below to learn about the reservations process.  Watches will be delivered in the exact order in which we receive your reservation.

To make a reservation and to learn more about delivery estimates please click here.

Watch specifications are provided by the respective watch manufacturer and/or other sources. Although we use best efforts to provide accurate information, we reserve the right to make corrections when advised of specification changes and/or content errors.

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 to stay up to date on all new models.

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