During these 20 years of the establishment of the Chopard LUC Watch Factory, the main force was the development of ultra-complicated watches of the brand. Therefore, in the short period of more than 20 years, Chopard has continuously challenged itself to spawn multiple high-end watches. Ultra-complicated watch-making models, including perpetual calendar, tourbillon, moon phase display, time equation and other functions. Even though more than 20 years of watchmaking experience is in its adolescent years in the horological world, being able to gather such a large and complex watch lineup in a short time is enough to prove the strong watchmaking strength of L.U.C Watchmaking Workshop. The L.U.C Perpetual T to be introduced in this article is one of the masterpieces that integrates complex functions such as perpetual calendar, tourbillon, and big date in a watch.
Feature one: extremely readable face plate design
From the details of this watch’s dial, we can see that Chopard’s dedication to making this ultra-complicated watch, including the date, week, month, tourbillon, day and night display and other information, Chopard will This information is evenly distributed around the face plate with a visually balanced beauty, and the rich information can be read at a glance. The platinum case with the white dial has been hand-newly decorated with slate gray, and the slate gray perfectly separates the month, year, leap year display at 9 o’clock, and the day and night display at 9 o’clock. The overall design It also brings out a sense of visual hierarchy. It is worth mentioning that the diameter of the CHOPARD LUC Perpetual T 43mm also indirectly makes the overall information of the faceplate not overcrowded, and the watch of this size is also very reasonable for the wearer. Seeing Chopard from the details Attentive.
At six o’clock on the faceplate, you can see the tourbillon that Chopard used to compete and win.
Feature two: a pleasing tourbillon
CHOPARD L.U.C Perpetual T has a ‘core’ design for the faceplate. The tourbillon frame sits at 6 o’clock below the faceplate and is suspended from a steel bridge. This design seems ordinary, but it is said that Chopard will regularly send his tourbillon watch to Locle to participate in international competitions. Among them, the LUC Perpetual T tourbillon watch has also achieved good results and obtained the Chronometer mark. Therefore, in addition to the accuracy certification of the Swiss Official Astronomical Observatory (COSC), this tourbillon and even the watch itself are additionally recognized by other professional units to affirm the excellent performance of the watch.
After seeing the automatic winding movement designed by the L.U.C watch factory, this time the L.U.C 02.15-L manually wound movement is still full of Chopard’s characteristics no matter the performance or the finishing of the movement.
Feature 3: Aesthetic design of the refined movement
The LUC 02.15-L movement mounted on the watch this time is equipped with a Quattro system with four barrels, which makes the LUC Perpetual T watch have a power reserve of up to 8 days, which is endless and stable to provide energy for the watch. Worry about adjusting the time or date. To avoid overcrowding the dial, the power reserve display is set on the case back and is clearly visible through the sapphire crystal case back. The entire L.U.C 02.15-L movement is hand-finished, with mechanical beauty. The main splint is rounded and polished, the screws are polished, the table bridge is chamfered and decorated with vertical Geneva ripples, and the gems are embedded in the gold sleeve. These parts have been carefully polished and polished by hand and passed the test of the Geneva mark.
CHOPARD L.U.C Perpetual T
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Platinum material / LUC 02.15-L hand-wound movement / hour, minute, second, date, day of the week, month, leap year display / tourbillon device / perpetual calendar function / power reserve display / Geneva mark / sapphire crystal, transparent bottom cover / Water-resistant 30 meters / diameter 43mm / limited to 25 pieces