Friday, June 01, 2007

Anonimo Firenze TP52 Model 7000

Movement: Automatic chronograph Dubois-Depraz 2073 with supplementary module for chronograph functions, modified upon Anonimo specifications to rotate the base caliber through 180 degrees and to remove the 24 hours function; base ETA 2892A2; 46 jewels, colimaçon soigné finish, adjusted 4 positions, 28.800A/h. Power reserve 40 hours. The escapement assortment is high quality made, already foreseen for chronograph certifications (COSC). An upper module is laid on the base caliber for the supplementary functions.
Functions:Hours, minutes, dial-center minute (60) and second (60) hands; small seconds at h. 3; 12 hours subdial at h. 6. Watch Case: Manufactured in titanium alloy Grade 5, biomedical and aeronautical certification Ti-6Al-4V, nonmagnetic, ISO 5832/3, sand-blasted finish and successively submitted to the TiHard ™ anodic oxidation process. Dimensions: maximum length mm. 54.50; maximum diameter, crown/GMT setting push button included: mm. 48.80; nominal diameter mm. 46.00, maximum thickness mm. 18.80; wrist strap width mm. 22. Monobloc construction in which a sole element works as central part of the case (Carrure) and back cover, closed by one bezel on the upper side. Bezel closing is ensured by tie rods and five external stainless steel Thorx screws. Screw locked main crown at h. 9 with screw locked tube; chronograph push buttons at h. 2 and h. 4.Wrist strap is provided with hexagon-headed security screws and one lower screw with shaped head.This last screw allows the access for the release of the winding stem. All the above mentioned components are manufactured in stainless steel. Flat upper sapphire crystal.Water Resistance: 15 ATM. Dial:Oversized round dial for optimal visibility. The chronograph hours subdial is positioned at h. 6, while the small seconds subdial at h. 3. Chronograph seconds and chronograph minutes are coaxial at the centre of the dial. For a better readability the resetting of these hands move them at h. 1 and not at h. 12. Hour indexes are treated with luminous coating for superior day/night readability. Hours, minutes, chronograph seconds hands, hours subdial hand and chronograph minute hand treated with luminous coating; the chronograph seconds hand is painted in contrasting colour with the dial.Wrist Strap: Manufactured and hand finished in patented Kodiak process calfskin to allow for extended immersion in fresh and sea water (24 continuous hours). Anonimo engraved on reverse of exclusive stainless steel buckle.