CORUM Bubble Joker (2002) & CORUM Bubble Lucifer (2003)

The CORUM Bubble Joker timepiece collection was actually introduced in 2002 in two versions – an automatic and a chronograph version – limited to 777 numbered watches. The unusual dial shows the face of a joker wearing a hat with three small bells; it highlights white, black and red alternately, taking the colours of the playing cards.

Technical details
Movement
Automatic or chronograph

Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date at 6 o’clock
Three off-centre counters for the chronograph

Case
Stainless steel
Diameter: 45 mm
Cambered sapphire crystal, double-sided antiglare
Back engraved and lacquered in black and red
Water-resistant to 200 m

Dial
Coloured, illustrated with a joker
Appliqué Superluminova numerals

Bracelet/Strap
Black leather on red rubber
Folding clasp in stainless steel
Other versions: Bracelet in steel

In CORUM Bubble Lucifer timepiece, the devil marks off the seconds with his pitchfork, transformed into a centre seconds-hand, while indicating the hours with his tail. Introduced in 2003, this model was produced in two versions – automatic or chronograph – each in a limited series of 666 watches.

Technical details
Movement
Automatic

Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date, with or without chronograph

Case
Steel
Engraved, numbered back
Screw-down crown
Cambered sapphire crystal, double-sided antiglare
Water-resistant to 200 m

Dial
Shiny, lacquered black
Devil and minute circle transferred in red
Date window at 6 o’clock

Bracelet/Strap

Black leather and red rubber, folding steel clasp

 

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