De Bethune

DB25 Moon Phase Starry Sky

Ref: DB25JLPS3V2

Price available upon request
Production for the DB25L Milky Way is limited to 1 piece in 2017. Its functions include hours, minutes, and a spherical moon-phase at 12 o'clock. Power reserve is located on the case back. The movement is mechanical caliber with manual winding. When adjusting, setting the spherical moon-phase and the time by means of the crown (3 positions). There are 286 parts with 29 jewels. The diameter of the caliber measures to 30 mm. Power reserve up to 6 days, ensured by a self-regulating twin barrel. Technical features include silicon annular balance encircled by a white gold ring, "De Bethune" balance-spring with flat terminal curve, and a silicon escape wheel. This special timepiece also features a Spherical moon-phase indicator with precision of one lunar day every 122 years and a triple pare-chut shock-absorbing system. Frequency is 28,800 vibrations per hour. Adornment features plate and barrel bridge cover in mirror-polished steel, hand snailed barrels, and hand-polished chamfered steel parts. Hours and minutes hands are polished in rose gold. Spherical moon-phase indication in palladium and flamed-blued steel with an accuracy of one lunar day every 122 years at 12 o'clock. The dial has De Bethune star-studded sky in blued and polished titanium with white gold stars pin, joined by hand Milky Way patterns produced by micro laser striking gilded with 24 carats gold leafs. The case material is platinum set with 66 baguette-cut diamonds. The diameter of the case is 44.6 mm and the thickness is 11.3 mm. Lugs are integrated and hollowed. Sapphire crystal (1800 Vickers hardness), with double anti-reflective coating. The strap is extra-supple alligator skin with alligator padding. Buckle and ardillon are in platinum.
  • Product Type


  • Case

    Diamond Bezel, Platinum, Sapphire Crystal

  • Diameter


  • Dial


  • Functions

    Hours, Minutes, Moonphases, Power Reserve

  • Movement


  • Bracelet/Strap

    Alligator, Platinum

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Brand Heritage

De Bethune Watch Brand History

De Bethune Watch Brand History

De Bethune is an independent Swiss watch manufacturer located at L’Auberson, in the Jura mountain pastures of the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. Here, some 30 employees, including watchmakers, engineers, developer-designers, micromechanical engineers, polishers and decorators focus firmly on the research and development of technical and aesthetic innovations in the spirit of the great 18th century master watchmakers. The brand designs, develops and produces all its timepieces within its own Manufacture. Since its foundation, De Bethune has developed no fewer than 27 calibres, presented some 30 world premieres and registered a large number of patents as well as producing 150 one-off pieces to meet the expectations of the most discerning collectors.

De Bethune has received the highest distinctions awarded by the watch industry all over the world, including the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix for the best watch of the year. Today, Denis Flageollet, co-founder of the brand and master watchmaker, together with CEO Pierre Jacques, are spearheading the future of the company. The pure style, clean lines and delicacy of the cases represent the inimitable hallmark of De Bethune creations. De Bethune’s timepieces can be seen worldwide in our 25 exclusive points of sale and in our showroom in the heart of Geneva’s old city, in a refined, yet welcoming, contemporary setting that wholly embodies the spirit of De Bethune.