A look at the Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Chronograph
The Swiss-based luxury watchmaker Chopard has just unveiled another timepiece that exudes modern and sleek aesthetics. The 2014 Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Chronograph is classy, sporty and definitely eye-catching.
According to stupiddope.com:
The inspiration to design a timepiece can come from anything. Motorsport events have been a factor in some of the greatest timepiece collections and their design. The Monaco Grand Prix Historique Series by Chopard is one of them. The come with a well constructed and simplistic design.
The latest design is said to be a big improvement of the timepiece series which began in 2002. The 2014 Monaco Historique collection chronograph is part of Chopard’s classic racing collection which features sharp yet dynamic lines. Here are more technical details:
- Total diameter 44.5 mm
- Thickness 13.9 mm
- Water-resistant to 100 metres
- Glareproofed sapphire crystal
- Titanium crown and pushers
- Steel bezel with black aluminium insert, silver transfer and yellow dots
- Back stamped with the Automobile Club de Monaco logo
- Swiss ETA Valjoux 7750 automatic chronograph
- Total diameter 37.20 mm
- Number of jewels 25
- Power reserve approx. 46 hours
- Frequency 28’800 A/h
- Chronometer certified (COSC)
Dial and hands:
- Silver-toned snailed dial
- Black snailed hollowed counters at 12 o’clock at 6 o’clock, silver-toned hollowed counter at 9 o’clock
- Metallic black hour and minute hands
- Yellow central seconds hand
- Hours, minutes, small seconds at 9 o’clock
- 60-second chronograph, 30-minute and 12-hour counters
- Date aperture at 3 o’clock
Strap and clasp:
- Black barenia leather with yellow seams; optional black and yellow NATO strap
- Titanium and steel folding clasp
Chopard offers this particular timepiece in a package with three different straps and bracelet options and the starting price for this watch is $7,640.
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