L.U.C Full Strike
L.U.C Full Strike
L.U.C Full Strike
L.U.C Full Strike
  • Limited Edition

L.U.C Full Strike

42.5 mm, manual, carburised steel
Ref. Number: 168604-3001
Upon request

Description

The L.U.C Full Strike – 2017 winner of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève – is taking on a new color. This latest version of Chopard’s first-ever minute repeater watch is arrayed in shades of gray. It loses none of its revolutionary technical character, nor its unique sound quality. The hours, quarters, and minutes are marked by hammers hitting sapphire gongs for a crystal-clear chime. This is a truly outstanding watch, set apart by its original design, its hardened carburised stainless steel case, the superb Poinçon de Genève finishes, and above all, its extraordinary melodiousness. Sophisticated and easy to wear, it embodies the very best of the expertise, inventiveness and quality that distinguish the L.U.C collection.

Specifications

Case & Dial

METAL
stainless steel
CASE DIAMETER
42.5
DIAL
skeleton in gold of a charcoal gray color obtained by galvanic treatment - opaline finish - rhodium-plated Roman numerals
CASE-BACK
see-through sapphire crystal
CROWN MATERIAL
stainless steel
FRONT GLASS
glareproofed scratch-resistant sapphire crystal

Movement

MOVEMENT
L.U.C 08.01-L
TYPE OF WINDING
hand-wound mechanical movement
FUNCTION
power-reserve indicator, hours and minutes, small seconds
COMPLICATIONS
Minute Repeater
POWER RESERVE
Power Reserve of approximately 60 hours
CERTIFICATION(S)
Certified chronometer (COSC)
FREQUENCY
4 Hz (28,800 vibrations per hour)
DECORATION ON MOVEMENT
nickel silver bridges and mainplate, grained motif on the bridges
BALANCE SPRING
with Phillips terminal curve
BALANCE WHEEL
with four spokes, micro-regulator with screws
MOVEMENT DIMENSIONS
Ø 37.20 mm
LINES
16'''
MOVEMENT THICKNESS
7.97 mm
NUMBER OF MOVEMENT PARTS
533
JEWELS
63

Strap & Buckle

STRAP
black alligator leather strap (matt square plate) with hand sewn matching tones , lining: alligator brown
BUCKLE TYPE
folding clasp
BUCKLE MATERIAL
stainless steel

Other

LIMITED EDITION
10
CHOPARD BOUTIQUE EXCLUSIVITY
No

Movement

Entirely developed, produced and assembled in the Chopard Fine Watchmaking workshops, the L.U.C 08.01-L caliber is the first manually wound minute repeater movement in the world to feature a striking system whose gongs and sapphire crystal form a single monobloc. It boasts two barrels: one for the hour, which guarantees the watch a 60-hour power reserve, and the other for the striking mechanism, which enables it to sound the longest time indication, 12:59, twelve times. In addition to bearing the Poinçon de Genève and holding COSC certification as a Chronometer, this movement enabled the development of a unique on-demand striking system, as well as four patents.
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