Chopard’s L.U.C collection has grown and evolved quite considerably over the past few years. With subtle yet elegant hues, classic designs with nuanced details, followed by some of the greatest breakthroughs in watchmaking, the L.U.C collection is one that will delight true watchmaking connoisseurs who appreciate the mechanical poetry of time. This year at Baselworld 2019, the maison is continuing its L.U.C journey, with five delightfully designed timepieces, of which three have been the talk of the fair.
Chopard L.U.C XP With a Satin Blue Dial
Stainless steel case, Total diameter 40.00 mm, Thickness 7.20 mm, Water resistance 30 metres, Stainless steel crown with L.U.C logo 5.00 mm, Vertical satin-brushed flanks and interhorn spaces, polished bezel and caseback, Glare-proofed sapphire crystal, Transparent sapphire exhibition back Movement: Self-winding movement L.U.C 96.53-L, Number of components 172, Total diameter 27.4 mm, Thickness 3.30 mm, Number of jewels 27, Frequency 28,800 vph (4 Hz), Power reserve 58 hours, Two barrels –Twin® technology, Bridges adorned with Côtes de Genève motif, Black engravings Dial and hands: Navy blue dial, vertical satin-brushed finishes, Applied rose gold-plated numerals and hour-markers, Applied rose gold-plated Dauphine-fusée hands Functions and displays: Central display of the hours and minutes Strap and buckle: Stainless steel pin buckle, Blue merino wool strap with brown alligator leather lining, hand-sewn, Second strap included, in cognac-coloured alligator leather with brown alligator leather lining, hand-sewn Ref. 168592-3002 – in stainless steel
Chopard L.U.C Quattro
Case: 18-carat white gold , Total diameter 43 mm, Thickness 8.84 mm, Water resistance 50 metres, 18-carat white gold crown with L.U.C logo 6.50 mm, Vertical satin-brushed case middle, Glare-proofed sapphire crystal, Polished bezel and case-back, hand-engraved case-back, Exhibition back fitted with glare-proofed sapphire crystal Movement: Mechanical hand-wound movement L.U.C 98.01-L, Number of components 223, Diameter 28.60 mm, Thickness 3.70 mm, Number of jewels 39, Frequency 28,800 vph (4 Hz), Power reserve 216 hours (9 days), Four barrels – Chopard Quattro Technology, Bridges adorned with Côtes de Genève motif, Swan’s-neck index assembly, Balance-spring with Phillips terminal curve, Chronometer-certified by the COSC, Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark Dial and hands:, blue dial with hand-crafted vertical satin-brushed finishing, Applied rhodium-plated hour-markers and numerals, Opaline power reserve and snailed small seconds, Dauphine fusée-type hours and minutes hands enhanced with Super-LumiNovaTM Rhodium-plated baton-type small seconds, date and power-reserve hands Functions: Hours, minutes Concentric small seconds and date at 6 o’clock, Power-reserve indicator at 12 o’clock, Strap and buckle: Brown alligator leather strap with brown alligator leather lining, Polished 18-carat white gold pin buckle, Ref. 161926-1002 – in 18-carat white gold with grey-green dial, 50-piece limited edition
Chopard L.U.C Flying T Twin
Case: 18-carat rose gold , Total diameter 40 mm, Thickness 7.20 mm, Water resistance 30 metres, 18-carat rose gold crown with L.U.C logo 5.00 mm, Vertical satin-brushed case middle and, Inter-horn spaces, Polished bezel and back, Glareproofed sapphire crystal Exhibition back fitted with a transparent sapphire crystal pane Movement: Mechanical self-winding L.U.C 96.24-L, Number of components 190, Total diameter 27.40 mm, Thickness 3.30 mm, Number of jewels 25 , Frequency 25,200 vph (3.5 Hz), Power reserve 65 hours, Flying tourbillon performing one rotation per minute, Two barrels – Chopard Twin Technology, Winding via an engraved 22-carat gold micro-rotor, Bridges adorned with Côtes de Genève pattern, Balance-spring with flat terminal curve, Chronometer-certified (COSC), ‘Poinçon de Genève’ quality hallmark Dial and hands: Solid gold dial with grey ruthenium surface achieved by galvanic treatment, Snailed chapter ring with concentric circles, Railway-type minutes track, Applied hour-markers and tourbillon ring gilded with 18-carat rose gold, Central medallion with hand-guilloché honeycomb motif, Gilded Dauphine fusée-type hours and minutes hands, White triangle-shaped small seconds hand affixed to the flying tourbillon carriage Functions and displays: Central display of the hours and minutes, Small seconds appearing at 6 o’clock on the flying tourbillon carriage Strap and buckle:, Hand-sewn plant-dyed matt black alligator leather strap with cognac-coloured alligator leather lining, 18-carat rose gold pin buckle, Ref. 161978-5001- in 18-carat ethically certified “Fairmined” rose gold, 50-piece limited edition