The mechanical watch just got somewhat more brilliant, with this new Ressence Type 2 watch with e-Crown. Belgium based free watchmaking brand Ressence comes up with another Type 2 watch, not long before the SIHH 2019 will be facilitated one week from now. It will be there where we can see and attempt the watch ourselves, so until further notice, only a couple features of this Type 2 with a hint of magic.

Ressence Type 2

When you are inexperienced with Ressence by any stretch of the imagination, let me propose you investigate a portion of the articles we did in the past about them, similar to t his active audit of their Type 1 and Type 3 watches . Strangely, Ressence is one of the not many autonomous watchmakers that I’ve come across in the substance a short time prior. A large portion of these watches go to authorities and specialists of free watchmakers, so what are the chances you run into one external shows or events.

This new Type 2 watch with e-Crown (an enrolled brand name), is the main mechanical watch with a crown that is considered ‘smart’. As in smartwatch, as in computerized, not a crown that you may know from some mechanical watches that change the gears in a specific mode (winding, setting, etc.).

The advancement of the e-Crown boiled down to one straightforward however major inquiry: “What in the event that I could trust and depend on my mechanical watch however much I accomplish for my phone.” As said, I need to see it in the substance, yet as indicated by Ressence, the e-Crown of the new Type 2 watch fills in as follows:

With the e-Crown, it naturally sets and changes the watch to the right time when this is required. It really combines mechanics with advanced designing. You enact and control this new crown (and watch) by tapping the gem, similar as you would do with an all-computerized Tissot T-Touch for instance. At that point, you will see on the dial which mode you are at present in (time region 1, time region 2, application and e-Crown off).

The Type 2 is physically set through the switch on its case back. By twofold tapping the precious stone, the physically set time is carefully enlisted by e-Crown. At the point when the watch isn’t effectively utilized (for more than 3 months even), you can put on the watch, tap the precious stone and the watch will address itself to the current time.

If you are a standard explorer (to and from various time regions), this watch is really helpful also. You can utilize double cross zones with the new Type 2 and switch between them utilizing the mode selector (tapping the dial). At that point, there’s an application (henceforth the application mode) that you can utilize by means of Bluetooth to interface with the Ressence Type 2 watch and make you select a time region from a rundown of urban areas in the world.

Another fascinating element is that you don’t need to wind the new Type 2 any longer after each season of idleness (for a more drawn out period). The new Type 2 has a force save work, the e-Crown will hold the barrel of the mechanical development. At the point when you begin utilizing the watch once more, the watch will begin pursuing again twofold tapping the gem (as it will deliver the barrel). Ressence needs to pressure that this watch doesn’t have GPS or isn’t being radio controlled. The watch can be hindered utilizing the switch on the or by utilizing the e-Crown application, and then, the time is likewise being enlisted carefully inside the watch.

Pretty cool eh? We are anticipating see it in the tissue one week from now at the SIHH.

Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Specifications


  • Patented ROCS 2 – Ressence Orbital Convex System – driven constantly pivot of a specially
  • customised 2892/A caliber
  • Caseback winding and time setting by means of lever
  • Self-winding
  • 36 hours power reserve
  • 28,800 vibrations per hour
  • 45 jewels
  • 37 gears


  • 87 components
  • 1,8 joules of energy per day
  • Four-layered 0,25mm thick adaptable specially assembled PCB


  • Convex grade 5 titanium anthracite pvd covering dial (75mm breadth) with 3 whimsical biaxial
  • satellites slanted at 9.75° (hours) and 17° (seconds and e-Crown selector) on gem miniature ball
  • bearings (holes between circles are 35 microns)
  • Custom made photovoltaic cells under 10 miniature shutters
  • Engraved signs loaded up with grade A Superluminova


  • Grade 5 Titanium with anthracite pvd coating
  • Double domed sapphire precious stone with the two sides against intelligent coating
  • 45 mm (distance across) x 12 mm (thickness)
  • 1 ATM water-resistance

Buckle & Strap

  • Ardillon buckle
  • Strap (22/20mm)
  • Total Components • 479
  • Weight
  • • 52 grams

Prices e-Crown Collection with uniquely designed light charger

  • Type 2A – Anthracite dial – CHF 42’500 (charges excluded)
  • Type 2G – Gray dial – CHF 42’500 (charges excluded)

More data through Ressence .