L.U.C XP Skeletec

18k white gold and diamonds

LIMITED EDITION

$ 51,400
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Ref. Number:
171936-1001
Description
Driven by the very first skeleton caliber produced by the Chopard Manufacture, the L.U.C XP Skeletec in 18k white gold is the ticking expression of watchmaking innovation. Housed in an ultra-thin case, its black openwork dial framed by a bezel of diamonds proudly reveals the mechanical self-winding L.U.C 96.17-S caliber underneath, beating with a frequency of 28,800 v.p.h in a stunning guarantee of precision and reliability. This special edition is limited exclusively to 28 pieces.
Specifications
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INDICATION(S) hours and minutes
MOVEMENT L.U.C 96.17-S
TYPE OF WINDING self-winding mechanical movement
MATERIAL 18k white gold
MOVEMENT DIMENSIONS Ø 27.40 mm
FREQUENCY 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations per hour)
CASE DIMENSION(S) 39.50 mm
MOVEMENT THICKNESS 3.30 mm
CASE THICKNESS 6.98 mm
POWER RESERVE Power Reserve of approximately 65 hours, L.U.C Twin Technology (two stacked barrels)
OSCILLATING WEIGHT 22-carat gold
BALANCE WHEEL with three spokes
BALANCE SPRING flat
DECORATIONS ON MOVEMENT bridges adorned with Côtes de Genève, circular-grained mainplate
NUMBER OF MOVEMENT PARTS 167
DIAL sunray satin-brushed black dial
WATER-RESISTANCE 30 meters
FRONT GLASS glareproofed scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
CROWN MATERIAL 18k white gold
CASE-BACK see-through sapphire crystal
STRAP black alligator leather strap (glossy) with hand sewn matching tones
BUCKLE MATERIAL 18k white gold
BUCKLE TYPE pin buckle
WHITE DIAMOND CARAT 1.5000
GEM-SETTING with gems
LIMITED EDITION 28
CHOPARD BOUTIQUES EXCLUSIVITY Yes
JEWELS 29
Movement
Ultra-thin L.U.C Caliber 96.17-S, the first skeletonized movement ever made by Chopard Manufacture, features a blend of technical sophistication and refined elegance. This self-winding caliber beating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour (4Hz), boasts a 65-hour power reserve thanks to the Twin technology, a Chopard-patented system combining two coaxial barrels and representing a truly remarkable technical feat in light of the extreme slenderness of the 3.3 mm-thick movement. Its mainplate adorned with Ctes de Genève on the dial side, as well as its bridges, are meticulously openworked to reveal its inner workings. The latter are rhodium-plated black and create a contrast that cleverly highlights the gilded gear wheels visible both on the dial side and through the back.

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