Launched in 2006, L.U.C XP is the first ultra-thin watch in the prestigious L.U.C Collection. Winner of the 2006 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix in the ultra-thin watch category, the time piece is a classic within the L.U.C Collection, which offers in-house developed haute horlogerie creations.
In 2008, Chopard introduced two new ultra-thin L.U.C XP models in rose gold or white gold with a slate-grey dial.
Accommodating a self-winding movement equipped with two barrels and 65 hour power reserve within an ultra-thin case is no mean feat. The Chopard Manufacture watchmakers in Fleurier have accomplished this by constructing an off-centred rotor.
The designers have also carefully conceived the large-diameter (39.5 mm) case, so as to give it a more streamlined profile with a thin bezel and an extremely fine case band. The result is a model featuring light, dynamic, timeless lines and radiating a supreme sense of balance.
These two chic 18-carat rose gold or white gold variations come with an elegant slate-grey dial. The new slate-grey shade of the dial features applied hour-markers and four Arabic numerals which accentuates the understated elegance of this sophisticated model.
The Dauphine style hands meticulously mark off the hours and minutes, in step with the precision of the proprietary L.U.C movement.
Model: CHOPARD L.U.C XP
Case in 18ct white or rose gold
Total diameter: 39.50 mm
Thickness: 6.80 mm
Water-resistant to 30 meters
Rose or white gold crown: 4.00 mm
Glare-proof sapphire crystal
Mechanical self-winding movement L.U.C 96HM
Diameter: 27.40 mm
Thickness: 3.30 mm
Number of jewels: 29
Frequency: 28,800 vph
Power-reserve: 65 hours
Bridges decorated with “Côtes de Genève”
Dial and hands
Salte-grey dial with applied “baton” hour-markers and four Arabic numerals
Dauphine style hour and minute hands
Functions / Indications
Central hour and minute hands
Strap and buckle
Hand-sewn alligator leather strap, available in brown and black (19.00 mm x 16.00 mm)
Gold buckle (16.00 mm)
Ref: 161902-5004 in rose gold
Ref: 161902-1003 in white gold