It is with out a doubt that D.Dornblüth & Sohn are one of the best kept secrets in the watch collectors arena.
Sober, straight to the point, simple and elegant are what sets «Dorning» apart from many. In a world of excessive marketing campaigns and senseless spending on questionable «brand ambassadors», D.Dornblüth & Sohn are the very philosophy of doing things slowly but well. As once somebody said; «In stillness lies great strength…» And this is where D.Dornblüth & Sohn have securely based their philosophy. A «Dorning» is unlikely be on popular or mediatic wrists since they require to be paid in order to own them… this is for «connoisseurs» only.
After over two years the CronotempVs 8 might very well be the club’s most ambitious project to date. A triple complication executed by D. Dornblüth & Sohn (day & night at 12 o’clock, moon-phase indication with countdown and power reserve indication) is a custom order that took over one year to develop from scratch (resulting in a patent for the moon-phase mechanism) and months to produce. The wait was well worth the final result.
Only 33 of the «99.C» movement will ever be made.