The Chopard watch is also devoted to the Le Mans 24 Hours race, one of the most famous automobile competitions in the world. It will be available in a limited number of 1000 pieces.
The case construction incorporates a screw-lock pushers and crown and is shock-resistant. It is also 50-meter water-resistant. The timepiece is created to guarantee perfect performance even in the most extreme weather and physical conditions a driver may face when taking part in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
The timepiece guarantees precision timekeeping, being equipped with the COSC-certified chronometer self-winding chronograph movement, animating a flyback chronograph function. The watch also boasts a tachometric-scale speed display and a one-of-a-kind 24-hour counter.
The 49-jewel movement operates at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour. It gives an advantage of a 40-hour power reserve. The movement bridges are embellished with Cotes-de-Geneve motif.
The dial of the new Jacky Ickx watch offers supreme readability in the dark as its hands and hour-markers are Superluminova-coated. It is protected by a glare-resistant sapphire crystal.
The new Jacky Ickx watch provides all the must-have functions for a racing driver, including the chronograph function. The chronograph is presented via a 60-minute counter positioned at 9 o’clock, as well as a 24-hour counter found at 6 o’clock. The world first allows the watch wearer to keep track of the race status at any given time. The central chronograph hand features a Superluminova-coated arrow tip. The flyback function allows a new timing operation with no need to reset the hands first.
The bezel features the tachometric scale to be used for measuring speed over a 1000-metre distance.
The silvery dial also has a large date window at 12 o’clock and a running second display at 3 o’clock.
The case-back of the Chopard Jacky Ickx watch demonstrates the 6/24 figures that stand for the six victories Jacky Ickx had in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
The Chopard Jacky Ickx Edition IV watch, reviewed by Watches.InfoNIAC.com, is presented on a hand-sewn alligator leather strap or a rubber strap with the signature 1960s Dunlop racing tire-tread motif. The strap is fitted with a steel folding clasp.
The timepiece is a true delight for passionate drivers, as well as all connoisseurs of fine mechanical watchmaking.
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