Ressence Type 3 Hands On at Baselworld 2013

The Ressence Type 3 ($30,000) is unlike any watch ever seen before. Liquid filled, floating display, no crown, no hands – pure evolution of time. So, how do you set it? Watch the video above to find out… wristshots below. Learn more at

Ressence Type 3 Watch

Ressence Type 3 Baselworld 2013

Ressence Type 3

Ressence Type 3 Liquid Filled Watch Wristshot

Ressence Type 3 Liquid Filled Watch (by Benoit Mintiens)

Ressence Type 3 Liquid Filled Watch Side Wristshot

Ressence Type 3 Liquid Filled Watch Close-up

Ressence Seriesone Wristshot

Type 3 Technical Specifications (from

FUNCTIONS: Date, Days, Hours, Minutes, Seconds ( 360’’ )
ARCHITECTURE: Sandwich construction with titanium membrane between movement and fluid-filled indication module.
SYSTEM: Information transmitted from movement to indications by micro-magnetic fields .
CASE: Sapphire crystal and grade 5 titanium
DIMENSIONS: 44mm x 15mm
CRYSTALS: Domed sapphire crystals top and bottom with anti-reflective coating on both sides
INDICATIONS: Convex dial and indications (radius: 125mm) in grade 5 titanium with black DLC.
Indications engraved and filled with white, grey and orange Super-LumiNova, glowing green and orange in the dark.
MODULE: Patented system invented and developed by Ressence.
Independent module comprising 28 gears and 57 jewels
Grade 5 titanium plate integrating three eccentric biaxial satellites inclined at 3° and 4,75° with a date ring around the circumference.
Shock absorber system.
The module and indications are completely immersed in fluid.
A thermal valve compensates for expansion/contraction of the fluid
MOVEMENT: Automatic winding movement, 25 jewels
Power reserve 36 hours,
Balance frequency 28.800 A/h
Visible ring-shape winding rotor
COMPONANTS: Total of 407 components.
WEIGHT: 175 grams.

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