de Grisogono Instrumento Grande Chrono has maintained the signature case of the Instrumento Grande. The watch paralyses the glance by the uninhibited creativity put into its creation.
The black, silvered or brown dial of the new de Grisogono watch has maintained the engine-turned concentric wave pattern and significantly-sized hour markers of the original Instrumento Grande. The zest of the new watch is the retrograding date calendar arrayed in twin arcs. The date of the current day is readable-at-a-glance, being outlined by a set of tinted sapphire lenses.
The dial also demonstrates chronograph sub-dials. The 30-minute sub-dial is white and square and found at 9 o’clock, while the 12-hour sub-dial is black, larger and round, and nestled at 6 o’clock. They are presented along with a black-and-white seconds hand at the dial’s centre. The chronograph push-pieces are featured on either side of the crown.
The time of day is presented via an hour circle demonstrating two signature right angles. You will notice a discreet running seconds sub-dial a 12 o’clock.
The generously proportioned case of the de Grisogono watch is sculptured from 18K pink gold and boasts 30-meter water-resistance. The case demonstrates nicely rounded bracelet links.
In the heart of the watch there beats a self-winding mechanical movement offering a 42- hour power reserve. The original Instrumento Grande was destined to become the first watch ever to have a transparent side panel now inherited by the new version of the watch. A sidelight on the 9-o’clock side of the case allows true watch lovers to admire the movement’s steady beat. The movement of the rotor, featuring the de Grisogono crest inscription, can be seen via a clear sapphire porthole of the case back secured by screws.
de Grisogono Instrumento Grande Chrono watch is secured to the wrist on a black or brown alligator leather strap fitted with a pink gold deployment clasp.
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