Persevering with a practice initiated in 1987, Chronoswiss is generally identified for its regulator timepieces. In 2019, the model introduced the Chronoswiss Open Gear ReSec, a watch that added a playful retrograde second indication to its signature show. Its seconds hand sweeps 120 levels for 30 seconds earlier than leaping again to zero. The “Open Gear” structure consists of a raised, tridimensional hybrid dial set-up. Product of 42 elements, it additionally serves as a module plate holding the regulator and retrograde seconds mechanism. A number of editions of the Open Gear ReSec have been introduced. The brand new “Kingfisher” stands out with a vivid blue and coral orange color scheme reminding of the plumage of the gorgeous hen.
The blue and orange hues of the Kingfisher are achieved through Chemical Vapor deposition. The hand-guilloché dial, funnelled sub-dials and bridges are all CVD-coated to create distinctive metallic colors. The usage of orange luminescent materials for the arms and block-shaped indices permits for enhanced readability in all circumstances. A small plate at 3 o’clock options the person limited-edition variety of the watch.
Offered in metal, the 44mm cylinder case options the model’s signature onion crown, straight lugs and facet knurling. The water resistance is rated 100m / 10 ATM.
Flip the watch over and the exhibition caseback exhibits the automated calibre C. 301. This motion is predicated on the ETA 2895 with a proprietary regulator and retrograde seconds module. Its frequency is of 4Hz and its energy reserve of 42 hours. The hacking second mechanism permits for exact setting of the time. If the ornament is total conventional (with Geneva stripes and perlage), the skeletonized rotor has been orange-coated.
Launched in a restricted version of fifty watches, the Chronoswiss Open Gear ReSec Kingfisher is worn on a marine blue hand-stitched Cordura strap fitted with a metal folding buckle. The worth is ready at EUR 9,500. For extra data, please go to www.chronoswiss.com.