GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Government Legal Humanity

 
  Share

First big automatic Regulator of the Chronoswiss collection


Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 17, 2019:    With the Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear Retrograde Second, ReSec for short, for the first time in its more than 35-year history, Chronoswiss presents a regulator timepiece in a striking 44mm case with an automatic movement. The C.301 is an exceptional automatic calibre developed by Chronoswiss. The refined Open Gear construction makes the regulator mechanism a main design element. It is put into the spotlight at the face of the dial, where the train wheel bridges in charge of the off-centre hour display were skilfully skeletonized and screwed firmly to the dial, which in turn becomes part of the movement. The eponymous retrograde seconds hand sweeps along the tracks of a 120 degree scale and every 30 seconds jumps back to the start in a trice.


So much technical sophistication demands taking a look at the exterior of the new arrival: the case reveals a dynamic touch and was specially redesigned by Chronoswiss. The bezel is distinctly robust and, depending on the case finish, radiates a fascinating lustre. With its shortened horns, the timepiece sits comfortably on the wrist. The 42-piece dial is also worth a second look through the double-coated sapphire crystal. Regardless of the intriguing play of colours, which make each variant something special, it impresses with its high level of sheer craftsmanship: the dial surface is elaborately hand-guillochéd for each individual timepiece in the series. This is administered with much love and skill on a historic rose-engine in the workshops of the House of Chronoswiss, Lucerne, thus creating an exceptional fusion of innovative design and traditional craftsmanship.

The hand-guillochéd dial means, however, that the Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear ReSec can be made only in a limited edition of 50 units worldwide. They all carry their individual limited series number on the dial.


Other noteworthy features include the intense indexes that glow persistently in the dark, made of a mix of Super-LumiNova and ceramics, whose massive cylinder shape provides a perfect match for the 3-D design of the dial. The hands in the shape of elongated triangles and also equipped with Super-LumiNova inlays ensuring optimal night readability, were specially designed by Chronoswiss. The rear of the Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear ReSec is also worth a second glance, as the beauty of the embellished movement can be admired through the sapphire crystal back.


Versatility determines the collection in all five versions. Particularly eye-catching is the model in blue, whose colour is by no means limited to the dial, with its case being entirely “Electric Blue”. It derives its fascinating colour through the coating with a high-quality, extremely scratch-resistant DLC (diamond-like-carbon) finish with a hardness of 4,500 Vickers, also ensuring its irresistible lustre. The components used for the complex dial construction are also coated with blue DLC, such as the skeletonized gear train bridges and the hour gauge funnel. And even at night, the blue colour variation remains true, because all the fluorescent elements such as the inlays of hands and indices match the blue of the Super-LumiNova Blue Line. It's no surprise that the bracelet also fits into the colour scheme.


The versions with highlights in bright green or red are also colourful, standing out effectively from the black DLC case and the hand-guillochéd, black galvanized dial - and in the truest sense of the word, since all colored parts are further prominently highlighted on second and third levels. The stitching of the distinctive Hornback crocodile leather straps is bright green or red enhancing the particular accent.


There are finally two more variations both classical and yet contemporary. While the timepiece with a solid red gold case and elegant grey strap and dial is impressive, the alternative stainless steel case houses a galvanic silver dial with blue accents, taken up by the blue Hornback crocodile leather strap. This variant is also available with a steel bracelet on request.


All five versions have one thing in common: they celebrate the fusion of progressive design and traditional craftsmanship. And it's always fun to follow the seconds hand, as you admire the hand-guillochéd dial - and watch it jumping back in a flash every 30 seconds.

 


Technical Specifications - Technical 

 

Model

Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear ReSec (Retrograde Second)

Reference Numbers

CH-6921R-GRSI 18-karat red gold, dial galvanic grey

CH-6923-SIBL Stainless steel, dial galvanic silver

CH-6925-BKGRE Stainless steel, DLC coating, dial galvanic black

CH-6925-BKRE Stainless steel, DLC coating, dial galvanic black

CH-6926-BLBL Stainless steel, blue DLC coating, blue dial

Displays

Off-centre hours at 12:00, central minutes, retrograde seconds at 6:00

Case

Solid 17-piece, red gold or stainless steel case, with satin finish and polished, bezel with partial knurling and curved, double coated anti-reflective sapphire crystal, screw-down case back with satin finish and sapphire crystal, onion crown, water resistance up to 10 bar, strap holders screwed down with patented Autobloc system

Measurements

Ø 44 mm, height 13.35 mm

Movement

Chronoswiss caliber C. 301, automatic, with stop seconds

Diameter

Ø 36.50 mm, impulse-angle 51°

Jewels

33

Balance

Glucydur, three-legged

Balance spring

Nivarox 1

Fine Adjustment

Via Excenter

Shock protection

Incabloc

Frequency

4 Hz., 28‘800 A/h (semi-oscillations)

Power reserve

Approx. 42 hours

Special features

Skeletonized and, depending on the respective style, either red gold- or rhodium-plated, or green, red or blue rotor with Côtes de Genève and ball bearing; polished pallet lever, escape wheel and screws; bridges and plates with perlage

Dial

Elaborate 42-part construction on two levels: bottom level hand-guillochéd, upper level featuring screwed-on skeletonized train wheel bridges and funnel-like construction for hour display, as well as a retrograde seconds display and cylinder shape Super-LumiNova indexes

Hands

New “Trigono” shape, especially designed by Chronoswiss; thermally blued, red gold- or rhodium-plated and polished, or lacquered; with Super-LumiNova inlays and tips

Feuille shape; curved, rhodium-plated and diamond cut

Strap

Hornback crocodile leather, hand-sewn

 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 27517 times
Posted on : Sunday, November 17, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Gennaro Esposito Receives “Michelin Chef Mentor 2020” Prize Awarded By Eberhard & Co.
Next Story : Pandora Holiday Collection
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Drops of Youth
Go Neutral with Palladio Beauty
Valentine's Gifts to Fall in Love With
Reveal Your Cosmic Beauty With These Gift Sets From Wet n Wild
Start the Year with Gorgeous Glowing Skin with a Little Help from DERMAdoctor
The Tag Heuer Autavia
Corum Admiral's Cup Legend 47 Worldtimer'
Regulator at pole position
Parmigiani Fleurier creates horological history with world's first wristwatch wi...
Dubai Jewellers Expect a Steady Sale During the 25th Dubai Shopping Festival Pro...
Kanz Jewels proves to be a lucky destination for jewellery shoppers during DSF 2020.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds - New Store opened in Kanpur, UP, India
OMEGA Ready to Time The Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020
The Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020
Show your Support for Australia alongside THT – That Hair Tho
Eberhard & Co. Gilda timepiece makes an extraordinary Valentine's Day gift
Corum And Joachim Horsley Light Up The Folies Bergère
Zeitun Cosmetics Launch in UAE
Foreo Reveals the Ultimate Valentine's Gift List for Women
Seha Leads Discussions in Pediatric Medicine
Valentine's Day Fashion and Gifting - Steve Madden
Spice It Up With Szechuan! Shake Shack is Celebrating the Chinese New Year With ...
Elegant diamond-swathed Kalpa Kalparisma set to dazzle fine watch enthusiasts
Marks & Spencer Welcomes Spring with its Midi Dress Edit
Fashion and Gifting for Valentine's Day - ECCO
160 Years Young: Tag Heuer Kicks Off a Milestone Anniversary With the Re-edition...
Celebration in Bahrain for Aga Khan Award Laureate “Revitalisation of Muharraq”
The Data Center Market in 2020: What to Expect
ADNEC to Host the World Future Energy Summit 2020
Etihad Airways and Easyjet Enter Into New Partnership
UAE Falconers League Kick Starts Competition with 10 teams in Al Ruwayyah
Drive home more than just a car: Juma Al Majid offers value deals on new Hyundai...
OSN; The Only Place to Watch Golden Globe Winning and Nominated Content in the M...
C Central Resort The Palm Welcomes 2020 with its Grand Opening in Dubai
Head to Freddy's for the Ultimate Frozen Custard Party
MoHAP's Training & Development Center Receives the Silver Award from the America...
HONOR Wins Big at CES 2020 with Growing Momentum of Wearables
Lg to Join Forces With Cerence on Ai-powered Connected Car Platform
Schools from across the UAE to battle it out at Credence High School's annual Qu...
EEC Engie Deploys Schneider Electric's New Medium Voltage SF6-Free Switchgear Te...
HINO trucks dominate the UAE's fuel delivery sector
Why Video Surveillance Is Great for Retailers & Consumers
Etihad Guest Programme Welcomes Gulf Air as New Airline Partner
Filipino finds respite from a rare eye condition and poor vision
Daiso participates in DSF 2020 with a showcase of over 800 new products!
AU Offers 20% Discount to Ajman Government Staff
Emiratis deepen their love for falconry
16th SteelFab opens at Expo Centre Sharjah
1,248 beneficiaries of the Department of Students' Affairs at Mohammed bin Rashi...
In Giant Leap Forward, Virgin Hyperloop One Announces Technology Can Be Powered ...