Chopard presents a new interpretation of the emblematic L.U.C Quattro watch. Driven by a COSC-certified L.U.C movement with a whopping nine-day power reserve. The vertical silver-toned dial combines great with the 18-carat rose gold case. As we are about to pack for Baselworld we can’t wait to show the real deal. For now you’ll have to do with the pre-Baselworld info as we just received it.
The L.U.C Quattro is one of the major watches in the L.U.C collection. This pillar of the Chopard Manufacture production uses a uniquely slim high-end calibre offering a nine-day power reserve. Even aside from its horological accomplishments, the new L.U.C Quattro is an aesthete’s dream, clearly designed for the contemporary gentleman. The modern spirit of its redesigned dials and new straps, together with its “Poinçon de Genève” certification, make this a chronometer to be worn proudly, and admired.
Purity meets elegance
This timepiece features the signature L.U.C Quattro 6 o’clock subdial, containing both small seconds and a pointer-type date indication. Its graduations have been refined and simplified. Exactly opposite, at 12 o’clock, sits the nine-day power-reserve display also emblematic of the L.U.C Quattro, shaped like a fan unfurled over a 180° angle. The minute circle is punctuated by two large 3 and 9 o’clock Arabic numerals, and by blued applied hour-markers. Their shape is an extrapolation of the Dauphine-fusée type hands typical of the L.U.C collections, enhanced in this instance with Super-LumiNova.
The case of the L.U.C Quattro measures 43 mm in diameter and is crafted from 18-carat rose gold. Its caseband is satin-brushed, its bezel polished and its back hand-engraved. The scrupulous attention required by the “Poinçon de Genève” quality hallmark has been lavished on this model that comes fitted with a strap featuring styling and material making their first appearance in the L.U.C collection. The bracelet is made of woven-effect blue calfskin leather with an alligator leather lining.
At the heart of the L.U.C Quattro beats one of the original movements developed and produced by Chopard Manufacture, the Calibre 98.01-L. It is distinguished by the patented Quattro technology. Its two pairs of stacked barrels endow this certified chronometer with a maximum 216 hours of autonomy, while keeping it surprisingly slim at just 3.7 mm thick. This in turn gives the L.U.C Quattro a peerlessly slender and elegant profile.
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Case material: Rose gold
Movement: Calibre 98.01-L
Power: 216 Hours (9 days)
Water resistance: 50meter / 5ATM
Dial: Vertical satin-brushed silver-toned
Strap: Blue calfskin leather with pink gold pin buckle
Special Note: Limited edition of 50 pieces
Chopard L.U.C Quattro price is TBA