L.U.C 1963 Heritage Chronograph

42 mm, manual, Lucent Steel™

Ref. Number: 168556-3002
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L.U.C 1963 Heritage Chronograph

42 mm, manual, Lucent Steel™

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L.U.C 1963 Heritage Chronograph
Ref. Number: 168556-3002
Behind its classic, elegant appearance, the L.U.C 1963 Heritage Chronograph is a highly technical and sophisticated watch. Its hand-wound chronograph caliber features technically advanced construction and a particularly high level of finishing, which has earned it the Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark. This exceptional Swiss watch, meeting the highest standards of Haute Horlogerie, beats to the rhythm of the COSC-certified chronometer caliber 03.07-L. Its roots in the tradition of luxury chronograph watches are the result of a comprehensive approach - aesthetic, technical and historical - but also of Karl-Friedrich Scheufele's personal passion for traditional watchmaking at its purest.

Specifications

Metal
stainless steel
Case Diameter
42
Thickness
14.55 mm
Dial
in brass with a green color obtained by PVD treatment and a satin-brushed sunburst finish
Water-Resistant
50 metres
Case-Back
see-through sapphire crystal
Crown Material
stainless steel

Movement
L.U.C 03.07-L1
Type of Winding
hand-wound mechanical movement
Function
small seconds, hours and minutes, 12-hour counter, jumping 30-minute counter, chronograph seconds hand
Complications
chronograph, flyback function
Certification(s)
Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark
Frequency
4 Hz (28,800 vibrations per hour)
Decoration on Movement
bridges adorned with Côtes de Genève, circular-grained mainplate
Balance Spring
flat
Balance Wheel
with four spokes, micro-regulator with screws
Movement Dimensions
Ø 28.80 mm
Movement Thickness
5.62 mm
Number of Movement Parts
283
Jewels
45

Buckle Type
pin buckle
Buckle Material
stainless steel
Strap
brown calfskin (matt)

Limited Edition
25

L.U.C 1963 Heritage Chronograph

Identity

A blend of heritage and modernity

In the midst of the 1990s, when traditional watchmaking was striving to recover from the sweeping influence of the quartz crisis, Chopard Co-President, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele created a workshop responsible for developing the first in-house calibre to pay tribute to the legacy of the Maison's founder, Louis-Ulysse Chopard. Named L.U.C 96.01-L, the automatic micro-rotor movement, versatile and unrivalled at the time, marked the birth of Chopard Manufacture and the L.U.C. luxury watch collection.

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