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Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  The Grand Regulator in its distinctive 44 mm case has been a permanent fixture of the Chronoswiss collection for more than 20 years. In 2017, this classic watch was given an upgrade and has boasted its innovative 3D dial design ever since under the name of Flying Grand Regulator. In addition to this timepiece with its stainless steel case and midnight blue dial, two more Flying Grand Regulator versions in bold colour combinations will be launched this spring, each of them featuring a DLC coated case.
 
At a hardness of 5,000 Vickers, a DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) coating comes close to diamond and is extremely resistant to scratches or chemical influences. This process also gives the stainless steel case a dark, almost mystical look which is combined with different colours. 
 
Red and black: A strong contrast to the black DLC case, the dial glows in a bold red that was created especially for Chronoswiss and perfectly sets off the delicate guilloche pattern. A second shade of red, coral, on the hands and numerals adds variety. 30 watch lovers will be able to get their hands on one of these. 
 
Black, yellow and red: The second new colour combination is equally dynamic, combining a deep black galvanized dial with a sporty anthracite DLC case. A fresh lemon yellow injects some colour alongside the red. Highlights on the dial and hands are mirrored on the striking alligator hornback structure strap. This combination is limited to just 15 pieces, so colour fans should not hesitate.
 
Further information on the model: 
The Flying Grand Regulator is set apart by its intricate dial design featuring several levels: While the lower one is decorated with the characteristic guilloche pattern designed at Chronoswiss´ in-house studio, a second level was designed over it on screw-fastened bases with the scale for the central minute display.
 
The dial is topped off by the funnel-like displays for the hour and second floating above the minute scale.
Chronoswiss' love of detail and horological finesse is also revealed in the latest addition to the Regulator collection: There is a smaller counterpart under the minute hand that accurately depicts an inverse image of the areas of the minute scale on a central miniature scale. These are hidden from view due to the overlapping of the large scale with the hour funnel. This trick elicits light-hearted joy for the sophisticated design because the minutes can be precisely read. The aesthetically, sophisticatedly designed hand-wound movement is characterized by a second stop: Pulling on the crown triggers a slide that blocks the balance spring. Thus even the second hand can be stopped and precisely set.
 
Technical Details
 
Model Flying Grand Regulator
 
Reference numbers 
• CH-6723-BKBK Stainless steel with anthracite DLC coating, black dial, limited to 15 timepieces
• CH-6723-REBK Stainless steel with black DLC coating, red dial, limited to 30 timepieces
Displays Off-centre hours at 12:00, central minutes, small seconds at 6:00
 
Case Solid 21-part case crafted in stainless steel, with satin finish and polished bezel with side knurling and curved, non-reflecting sapphire crystal; screw-down case back with satin finish and flat sapphire crystal; onion crown; water resistance up to 3 bar; strap bars screwed in with patented Autobloc system
Dimensions Ø 44 mm, height 12.48 mm
 
Movement Chronoswiss caliber C. 678, manual winding; modified on Regulator dial; skeletonized
Diameter Ø 37,20 mm (ca. 16 ½ ´´´)
Height 4.50 mm
Jewels 17
Balance Hand-crafted Glucydur balance, with stop seconds mechanism
Balance spring Nivarox I
Fine adjustment Swan-neck precision regulator
Shock protection Incabloc
Frequency 2,5 Hz., 18.000 A/h (semi-oscillations)
Power reserve Approx. 46 hours
Finish Pallet, pallet-wheel and screws polished; plate rhodium-plated and with circular grain; bridges with circular grain; screws thermally blued.
 
Dial Sophisticated dial construction on several levels. Base in galvanic black or red varnish with guilloche pattern and funnel construction for hour and second displays. Middle level galvanic black with print. Top level minute display, screwed on foundation blocks
 
Watch hands Shape Poire Stuart; curved and lacquered, minute hand bent by hand
 
Strap Louisiana alligator leather “Hornback”; folding clasp with DLC coating.



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