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L.U.C Strike One

43 mm, automatic, ethical rose gold

$ 63,000
Ref. Number:
161949-5001
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  • Chopard is deploying the expertise developed with its L.U.C Full Strike minute repeater on a new generation of luxury watches with a striking mechanism. The L.U.C Strike One watch chimes at the passing of each hour, on a Chopard-patented monobloc sapphire gong. Equipped with the new L.U.C 96.32-L movement, this refined 40 mm-diameter timepiece in ethical 18k rose gold is chronometer-certified and bears the Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark. Its solid gold ruthenium gray dial is hand-guilloché with a honeycomb motif. With its crown-integrated pusher, its slender 9.86 mm size and its crystal-clear sound, the L.U.C Strike One model endows the passing of time with an elegantly resonant dimension.
  • Case & Dial
    METAL:
    18k rose gold
    CASE DIMENSION(S):
    43.00 mm
    CASE THICKNESS:
    9.80 mm
    DIAL:
    in gold with a gray color obtained by galvanic treatment - central hand -crafted guilloché finish, honeycomb design
    CASE-BACK:
    see-through sapphire crystal
    CROWN MATERIAL:
    18k rose gold
    Movement
    MOVEMENT:
    L.U.C 96.32-L
    WINDING:
    self-winding mechanical movement
    FUNCTION(S):
    hourly strike
    INDICATION(S):
    hours and minutes, small seconds
    POWER RESERVE:
    Power Reserve of approximately 65 hours, L.U.C Twin Technology (two stacked barrels)
    CERTIFICATIONS:
    Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark, Certified chronometer (COSC)
    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
    OSCILLATING WEIGHT:
    22-carat gold
    MOVEMENT DIAMETER:
    Ø 33.00 mm
    MOVEMENT THICKNESS:
    5.60 mm
    NUMBER OF MOVEMENT PARTS:
    275
    JEWELS:
    33
    Strap & Buckle
    BUCKLE TYPE:
    pin buckle
    STRAP:
    black alligator leather strap (matt square plate) with hand sewn matching tones , lining: alligator brown, gray alligator leather strap (matt square plate) with hand sewn matching tones
    Other
    LIMITED EDITION:
    25
  • Caliber 96.32-L features the typical L.U.C architecture, with automatic winding by means of a micro-rotor in engraved ethical 22-carat gold. Chopard Twin technology with its two barrels ensures a 65-hour power reserve that has remained unchanged from that of the the L.U.C base calibers, even when the striking mode is activated. This stability demonstrates the quality of Chopard's developments and their management of the energy issue.

L.U.C Stkike One Watch for men

L.U.C Strike One

Peerless musical mechanics

Joining an extraordinary line-up of limited editions celebrating Chopard Manufacture 25th anniversary, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele unveils the 25-piece L.U.C Strike One. This One model chimes at the passing of each hour on a Chopard-patented monobloc sapphire crystal/gong system. 

Acoustics meet aesthetics

Virtuoso achievement

The L.U.C Full Strike One features a solid gold dial in ruthenium grey, bearing a snailed rim and a hand-guilloché centre adorned with a honeycomb pattern. The latter is a reference to the industrious, honest and modest nature of bees: all essential virtues contributing to an overall achievement enabled by cooperation and hard work. At 1 o'clock, the dial features a cut-out revealing the mirror-polished steel hammer that generates the chime through a likewise hammer-shaped opening.

New L.U.C 96.32-L movement

Unequalled mastery

The 25-piece limited edition L.U.C Strike One is powered by the new L.U.C 96.32-L featuring the typical architecture of L.U.C calibres, with its automatic winding via a micro-rotor in engraved ethical 22-carat gold. In addition, the Chopard Twin technology with its double barrel ensures a 65-hour power reserve even when the chiming mode is activated. This refined 40 mm-diameter timepiece is chronometer-certified and bears the Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark. 

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L.U.C men's watches epitomize the highest standard of Swiss watchmaking. The steps involved in making L.U.C watches are all performed at the Maison’s Geneva and Fleurier workshops. These exceptional timepieces stemming from meticulous workmanship meet the aspirations of the contemporary gentleman. 

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