Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane

Another masterpiece presented by Zenith: The Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane

 
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Zenith - Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane

LIMITED AND NUMBERED EDITION OF 25 PIECES

Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane

A TRULY COMPLICATED WATCH

MICRO-MECHANICAL MOVEMENT MASTERPIECE

Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane

One of the most complicated watches at SIHH 2013 was the Christophe Colomb Hurricane.

It is awesome to look at an miniature technical marvel that requires many parts to complete.

Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane

A micro-mechanical movement masterpiece with 939 pieces.

The first brand one to point out that the escapement mechanism is not in fact a tourbillon.

A true tourbillon is an escapement that rotates on its own axis.

Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane

- THE CHRISTOPHE COLOMB MODULE WITH FUSÉE-CHAIN TRANSMISION

- INSPIRED BY THE LEGENDARY MARINE CHRONOMETER INSTRUMENT

- CONST ANT FORCE FUSÉE-CHAIN TRANSMISION CONNECTED TO THE BARREL

RETAIL PRICE:
$ 280,000.00

TECHNICAL DETAILS - CHRISTOPHE COLOMB HURRICANE

LIMITED AND NUMBERED EDITION OF 25 PIECES

REFERENCE:
18.2210.8805/01.C713

MOVEMENT:
El Primero 8805, Manual
Unique Gyroscopic system that ensures perfect horizontal positioning of the regulating organ
Calibre: 16½ ``` (Diameter: 37 mm)
Thickness: 5.85 mm
Components: 354
Gyroscopic carriage made of 173 components
Chain made of 585 components

VIBRATIONS:
36,000 vph 5,0 (Hz)

JEWELS:
53

POWER RESERVE:
50 hours

FUNCTIONS:
Hours and minutes excentred at 12 o’clock
Self-regulating Gravity Control module at 6 o’clock
Small seconds display at 9 o’clock
Power-reserve indicator at 3 o’clock
Fusée-chain transmission under the hours/minutes dial

CASE:
18-carat rose gold
Thickness: 14.35 mm 21.40 mm (with domed sapphire crystal)
Crystal & Case-back: Box-shaped sapphire crystal with anti-reflection treatment on both sides and excrescent domes that cover the Christophe Colomb module

SIZE:
Measuring 45.00mm in diameter

DIAL:
Gold with hand-crafted guilloché motif
Black lacquered hour-markers
Blued steel hands

GLASS:
Box-shaped sapphire crystal with anti-reflection treatment on both sides
Excrescent domes that cover the Christophe Colomb module

WATER RESISTANCE:
3 Bar = 30 meters

STRAP:
Alligator leather strap with protective rubber lining
Reference: 27.00.2218.713 brown alligator leather

18-carat gold triple folding clasp
Reference: 27.17.0003.940
Rose gold

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