Our pricey associates from Revolution & The Rake have simply taken the covers off their newest collaboration, and as soon as once more, it’s a very interesting piece. Made in collaboration with Zenith, the Chronomaster Revival A3818 “Airweight Cowl Lady” is impressed by a mannequin from the model’s archives made 50 years in the past. It’s the second time Revolution & The Rake revisit this icon, however this time executed in light-weight titanium.
The A3818 follows the identical design ethos as different revival fashions by Zenith, such because the A3817 offered by the model final 12 months. Nevertheless, just a few modifications set it aside from the primary “Cowl Lady” revival made by Zenith, Revolution and The Rake again in 2020. And probably the most important change additionally explains the “Airweight” a part of its title.
It’s primarily known as “Airweight Cowl Lady” as a result of it has a light-weight titanium case measuring 37mm throughout, equally formed as earlier Zenith Revival fashions utilizing this tonneau model. It’s completed with a mixture of brushed and polished surfaces for a powerful distinction and play of sunshine. Basic pump-style pushers flanking the crown are used to begin, cease and reset the chronograph. A domed sapphire crystal with an anti-reflective coating covers the dial, whereas a second one on the again covers the motion.
The dial is satin-brushed in blue, with shiny white printed markings and indices. The outer ring has a pulsometer and tachymeter scale, with a “shark tooth” chronograph scale one step inward. Time is indicated with central hour and minute fingers, with white Tremendous-LumiNova inserts. The small seconds sub-dial is a mixture of white and darker blue, as are the chronograph half-hour and 12-hour registers. A pink central chronograph seconds fingers stand out towards the blue background. All particulars besides the date are given a Tremendous-LumiNova coating.
Energy comes from Zenith’s in-house manufactured calibre El Primero 400. This high-frequency, automated chronograph motion has an built-in building with a column wheel and horizontal clutch. Operating at a frequency of 5Hz, or 36,000vph, it’s able to measuring elapsed time all the way down to 1/tenth of a second. With 50 hours of energy reserve, you additionally gained’t run out of vitality any time quickly. The motion will be seen by means of the again.
The Zenith x Revolution & The Rake Chronomaster Revival A3818 “Airweight Cowl Lady” is worn on a Homosexual Frères ladder-style bracelet. For the primary time ever, Zenith executed it in brushed titanium with polished central hyperlinks. A secondary blue Cordura-effect rubber strap with a metal pin buckle is included. It’s restricted to 250 items and retails for CHF 9,900. It’s completely out there by means of Revolution’s on-line boutique.