This watch is a special Edition dedicated to the Automobile Club de Monaco. Chopard is a proud sponsor & the official timekeeper of the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique since 2002. This collection embodies Chopard’s passion for racing as well as its demanding horological standards.
The details on the streamlined design start with a polished rose gold bezel ring with black aluminum inlay featuring 5 minute markings, silver dial with circular grain design guilloche pattern, and silver & black flange on the outer rim of dial. In addition, the detailed design elements such as silver section with black printed fractions of seconds track and black section with white printed minute track, and 5 minute interval Arabic numbers, applied blackened steel rimed index hour markers with luminous fill, rose gold Hour & Minutes hands with luminous fill and large blackened steel central seconds counter are a testament to form, precision-focused function. Other distinguishing features are the Power Reserve indicator sub-dial located at the 6 o’clock position, and Magnified Date window located at the 3 o’clock position. The case back bears the “Automobile Club de Monaco” logo and is engraved with “Grand Prix De Monaco Historique”. The Chopard C.O.S.C. certified movement, beats at 28,800 vph, contains 24 jewels with an approximate Power Reserve of 46 hours. As the finishing touch, the black band in perforated calfskin leather is a nod to the holes in parts of racing cars –meant to keep things as light as possible.
- Power Reserve Indicator