RAYMOND WEILL FREELANCER
STAINLESS STILL WITH BLACK DIAL
CALIBRE RW1212
BRAND NEW BOX AND PAPERS

DETAILS:
The beautiful Raymond Weil 2780-ST-20001 watch features a stainless steel 42.5mm case, with a fixed bezel, and a black (open balance wheel) dial covered by a scratch resistant sapphire crystal. The stylish wristwatch is equipped with an exclusive stainless steel which combines comfort and sturdiness. This horological trendy device has hour, minute, second functions.

At the heart of this timepiece is Raymond Weil Calibre RW 1212. The Automatic movement operates at 28800 A/h and keeps the hands revolving smoothly and accurately for precise, reliable timekeeping. It picks up all the advantages of this high-performance ‘engine’, including a 38-hour power reserve.

This magnificent watch has a water resistance of up to 330 feet/100 meters, suitable for recreational surfing, swimming, snorkeling, sailing and water sports. This elegant Swiss-made masterpiece is sure to complete any man's collection.
Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: Automatic
Functions: Hour, Minute, Second
Power-Reserve: 38 hours
Engine: Raymond Weil Calibre RW 1212
Water Resistant: 100 meters / 330 feet
Dial Dial Type: Analog
Dial Color: Black (Open Balance Wheel)
Crystal: Scratch Resistant Sapphire
Hands: Silver-tone
Second Markers: Minute Markers around the outer rim
Dial Markers: Index
Luminescent: Hands and Markers
Band Band Color: Silver ToneBand Type: BraceletClasp: Fold Over with Push Button ReleaseBracelet: Stainless Steel
Case Bezel: Fixed
Bezel Material: Stainless Steel
Case Back: Transparent
Case Dimension: 42.5 mm
Case Shape: Round
Case Thickness: 10.6 mm
Crown: Screw Down
About Brand: Raymond Weil
Series: Freelancer
Model: 2780-ST-20001
Gender: Men's
Style Type: Dress Watch
Sub-Class: Watches
Made Label: Swiss Made


ASKING PRICE NOW: US$950.00
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CHECK THE PICTURES POSTED: the first picture was taken from the web and rest were taken from the watch in differents places and lights with my phone. Sorry for the quality of my pictures. If you want to see a video of this watch, just contact me.

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MORE ABOUT THIS MODEL
A good number of Swiss watch brands are owned by conglomerates. There are only a handful of independent brands left and Swiss Raymond Weil is one of them. As most readers will probably know by now, Swatch’s decision to reduce supply of ETA movements to brands outside of the Swatch Group has had a significant impact on the Swiss watch industry. In the past couple of years, many brands outside of the Swatch Group have either scrambled to develop and produce their own movements or have sought out alternative suppliers. For Raymond Weil, one of the things that they did was kind of between those two options by teaming up with movement manufacturer Sellita to design their own movement. And the result of this collaboration is the Calibre RW1212, Raymond Weil’s first in-house-designed movement, produced by Sellita, and the first watch to use this movement is the Raymond Weil Freelancer Calibre RW1212 watch.
Since the in-house developed movement is the highlight of this watch, let’s begin with that. The name RW1212 comes from the postal code of Raymond Weil’s address in the Geneva suburb of Grand-Lancy. The movement took the R&D team at Raymond Weil and Sellita 18 months to develop and was developed in part to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Raymond Weil. A distinctive feature of this movement is that it was designed in a way that its escapement could be revealed on the dial side at 6 o’clock. In this way, from the dial side of the watch, the balance wheel, which is also diamond-polished, by the way, almost looks like a tourbillon the way it is mounted with two bridges. Whether that’s a good thing or not, I’ll leave it up to you to decide.
The Calibre RW1212 can also be viewed from the rear via a sapphire crystal display case back. Unfortunately, we don’t have any press photos of the case back, but Raymond Weil’s press release says the rotor is adorned with Côtes de Genève and is engraved with the Raymond Weil logo. I suppose it won’t be too shabbily decorated, so expect the usual Côtes de Genève on bridges and perlage on the main plate. Other details that we know now are that the Calibre RW1212 will beat at 4Hz and will offer 38 hours of power reserve.
The new Calibre RW1212 movement will be featured in the Raymond Weil Freelancer Calibre RW1212 watch. The Freelancer Calibre RW1212 watch comes in a 42mm-wide stainless steel case with either a silver or black dial and paired with either a bracelet or strap. There will also be two-tone variants. Case thickness is a very reasonable 10.6mm. And thanks to the fluted screwed-down crown, water-resistance is a very adequate 100 meters.
he watch that you see here is the stainless steel version with a black dial and steel bracelet. The barrel-shaped hands are made of stainless steel and are filled with Super-LumiNova for better legibility in low-light situations. The highlight of the dial is the opening at 6 o’clock that exposes the escapement. The center of the dial features guilloche, which adds some texture to the dial and prevents it from looking too plain.
All in all, the new Raymond Weil Freelancer RW1212 watch is an interesting proposition for anyone in search of an accessible Swiss-made dress watch. The open aperture at 6 o’clock exposing the escapement might not be to everyone’s taste, but it will surely appeal to readers who prefer a bit more action on the dial. In any case, credit must be given to Raymond Weil for pursuing a movement of their own design. The Raymond Weil Freelancer RW1212 watch in stainless steel and strap is priced at $1,850.
Information taken from the web.

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