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L.U.C HERITAGE GRAND CRU

38.8 x 38.5 MM, AUTOMATIC, ETHICAL WHITE GOLD, DIAMONDS

£ 38,500
Ref. Number:
172296-1001
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  • Taking up the challenge of developing a barrel-shaped movement without making any technical compromises, the Maison Chopard created the L.U.C Heritage Grand Cru adorned with 2.90 carats of baguette-cut diamonds. Ultra-thin and gracefully curved this elegant timepiece features an automatic movement with the in-house developed 97.01-L calibre and a 22-carat gold micro-rotor.
  • Case & Dial
    METAL:
    18-carat white gold
    CASE DIMENSION(S):
    38.50 x 38.80 mm
    CASE THICKNESS:
    7.74 mm
    DIAL:
    in matte black - lacquered finish - white decals - white Roman numerals
    WATER-RESISTANCE:
    30 metres
    CASE-BACK:
    see-through sapphire crystal
    CROWN MATERIAL:
    18-carat white gold
    FRONT GLASS:
    glareproofed scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
    GEM-SETTING:
    with gems
    DIAMOND (CT):
    2.90
    Movement
    MOVEMENT:
    L.U.C 97.01-L1
    WINDING:
    self-winding mechanical movement
    INDICATION(S):
    hours and minutes, small seconds, date
    POWER RESERVE:
    Power Reserve of approximately 65 hours, L.U.C Twin Technology (two stacked barrels)
    CERTIFICATIONS:
    Certified chronometer (COSC), Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark
    FREQUENCY:
    4 Hz (28,800 vibrations per hour)
    DECORATIONS ON MOVEMENT:
    bridges adorned with Côtes de Genève, circular-grained mainplate
    BALANCE SPRING:
    with Phillips terminal curve
    BALANCE WHEEL:
    with three spokes
    OSCILLATING WEIGHT:
    22-carat gold
    MOVEMENT DIAMETER:
    28.15 x 27.60 mm
    MOVEMENT THICKNESS:
    3.30 mm
    NUMBER OF MOVEMENT PARTS:
    197
    JEWELS:
    29
    Strap & Buckle
    STRAP:
    black alligator leather strap (matt square plate) with hand sewn matching tones , lining: alligator brown
    BUCKLE TYPE:
    pin buckle
  • Fully developed, produced and assembled in the Chopard Fine Watchmaking workshops, this COSC-certified chronometer, the self-wound L.U.C 97.01-L mechanical movement, is the first tonneau-shaped calibre developed by the Chopard Manufacture in 1997. It oscillates at a rate of 28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz) and offers a 65-hour power reserve thanks to Twin technology, a system invented by Chopard that combines two coaxial barrels and represents a particularly remarkable technical feat in light of the extreme slenderness of its 3.3 mm-thick movement. This movement is wound by a micro-rotor in 22-carat gold.

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