Chopard, which has a history of nearly 160 years, has always pursued excellence and purity in watchmaking and whimsical design. In 2010, Chopard launched the L.U.C men’s watch series, which is named after the company’s founder, LouisUlysseChopard. At this year’s Basel Watch Fair, Chopard has added a new member to this series-the LUCFlyingTTwin watch, equipped with the brand’s first flying tourbillon movement, bringing aesthetics and technology to this new watch with exquisite details. Showed on the paragraph, and achieved an extraordinary generation. Next, let’s enjoy Chopard’s new flying tourbillon watch. (Watch model: 161978-5001)
Ingenious flying tourbillon
This year, the brand’s first watch with flying tourbillon was designed, manufactured and assembled by Chopard in the L.U.C workshop. The flying tourbillon can be known from its name for its unique skills. The flying tourbillon does not have an upper bracket. It is fixed through the lower part. The thickness of the movement is therefore reduced. Its thickness is only 3.3 mm. The extremely thin movement is a contemporary masterpiece.
Watch real shot
The watch with a diameter of 40 mm has an ultra-thin case with a thickness of 7.2 mm. The case is made of 18K rose gold. This material is ‘fair mining’ certified to ensure that gold is mined in a responsible manner during the mining process. . The side of the case is polished with a brushed process, and the bezel is polished. The ultra-thin case with an elegant shape is impressive.
The crown on one side is engraved with the words ‘L.U.C’ and is surrounded by a non-slip texture for easy operation and time adjustment.
The hand-guilloched gold dial shows the ingenuity of the master craftsman. The hour circle on the outer edge of the dial is decorated with snails. The central carving is decorated with a honeycomb pattern. Louis-UlysseChopard). The gray ruthenium gold dial with rose gold hour markers and hands forms a sharp contrast, which is clear and intuitive when reading.
There is a large-diameter window at 6 o’clock, you can see the beauty of the flying tourbillon, the attitude is light and moving.
The 96.24-L movement has a very thin thickness and is equipped with Chopard’s patented ‘Twin’ dual barrel drive. It has a 65-hour power reserve. The 22K engraved miniature oscillating weight automatically retains the basic of the prototype movement. Features. In order to make the appearance more simple, the beauty of the tourbillon must be displayed. Chopard does not have a date display function on this movement.
The black alligator leather strap adds a gentleman’s grace to this watch, and with a pin buckle design, it is not easy to fall off when worn.
To sum up: the warmth of rose gold and the coolness of charcoal gray meet on this flying tourbillon watch from Chopard, which deeply understands the beauty of watches and clocks, and has nowhere to hide in fashion and elegance, as well as the flying tourbillon. This watch is issued in a limited edition of 50 pieces at a global price of $ 118,500, which translates to about 80W in RMB. (Picture / text watch home Wu Fengqi)