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L.U.C FULL STRIKE

42.5 MM, MANUAL, CERTIFIED FAIRMINED ETHICAL ROSE GOLD

LIMITED EDITION

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Ref. Number:
161947-5001
As the crowning point of the celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of Chopard Manufacture, Chopard launches its first ever minute repeater: the L.U.C. Full Strike. This watch strikes the hours, quarters and minutes on transparent sapphire crystal gongs. Its caliber 08.01-L required almost 15’000 hours of development and 3 patents. Thoroughly refined, the L.U.C Full Strike standouts by its extraordinary sound with a 42.5 mm-diameter in Fairmined rose gold, an open worked dial and bearing the Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark.
Case & Dial
CROWN MATERIAL:
18k rose gold
CASE-BACK:
see-through sapphire crystal
CASE DIMENSION(S):
42.50 mm
Strap & Buckle
STRAP:
black alligator vegetal tanning (matt square plate) with hand sewn matching tones , lining: alligator brown
BUCKLE MATERIAL:
18k rose gold
BUCKLE TYPE:
folding clasp
FUNCTION(S):
Minute Repeater
INDICATION(S):
hours and minutes, small seconds, power-reserve indicator
MOVEMENT:
L.U.C 08.01-L
TYPE OF WINDING:
hand-wound mechanical movement
FREQUENCY:
4 Hz (28,800 vibrations per hour)
POWER RESERVE:
Power Reserve of approximately 60 hours
LIMITED EDITION:
20
JEWELS:
63
More Information
Entirely developed, produced and assembled in the Chopard High Watchmaking workshops, the L.U.C 98.01-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 Geneva Seal and holding COSC certification as a Chronometer, this movement enabled the development of a unique on-demand striking system, as well as four patents.