Sunday, September 25, 2005

Chopard Quattro Regulator

The Palladium “L.U.C. 4R” Quattro Regulator “Only Watch 2005”, Pièce Unique.
Case: Round, palladium, sloped bezel, downturned lugs, sapphire crystals, case back secured by screws, water-resistant to 30 m., pushpiece in the band for correction of the second time-zone. Diam. 39.5 mm. Thickness 9.75 mm. Bracelet: Crocodile with 18K white gold deployant clasp. Dial: Two-tone black and gray on a gold plate, sun-ray engine-turned central field, outer white gold Arabic five minutes, outermost minute divisions, Arabic hour chapter at 3, subsidiary seconds with date aperture at 6, second time-zone in 24 hours at 9, 8-day power reserve sector at 12. White gold “Dauphine” hands. Movement: Calibre L.U.C. 1.3789. 12.5’’’, C.O.S.C. certified chronometer, rhodium plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality hallmark, four barrels in tandem “Quattro”, 216 hour (9 day) power reserve, 224 components, 39 jewels, monometallic three-arm annular balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, 28,800 VPM Incabloc shock absorber, swan-neck micrometer adjustment to the regulator.