Maîtres du Temps Chapter One Red Gold Black Dial

The warm, rich color of the 5N red-gold case and matching hands blends in harmonious juxtaposition with the striking jet-black dial and rollers on this latest very limited-edition model in the exclusive Chapter One collection.

Developed by a collaboration of world-renowned master watchmakers, Christophe Claret and Peter Speake-Marin, Chapter One features a world-first combination of complications: tourbillon, mono-pusher chronograph, retrograde date, retrograde GMT, and two rolling bars indicating the day of the week and phase of the moon.

The indication-rich dial reveals central coaxial hours, minutes, and chronograph 60-second counter; tourbillon and day of the week roller at 6 o’clock; retrograde GMT at 9 o’clock; 60-minute chronograph counter and precision moon phase roller at 12 o’clock; and retrograde date at 3 o’clock. The contrast of the elegantly sculpted red-gold hands against the raven-wing black of the dial provides clear legibility in a discreet, highly- refined setting. Stylish ergonomic correctors make adjusting the calendar indications a secret pleasure.

The ease of both reading and adjusting Chapter One’s indications disguises the fact that Chapter One is an incredibly complex timepiece crafted from 662 finely finished and beautifully decorated components. From the innovative combination of complications in its movement to the majestic sweep of curves in its case, Chapter One stands as an enduring testament to the skill, patience, and dexterity of its world-class creators.

Technical details
Model: Chapter One, C1T.55.2E.12-5

Features
Manual-wind mechanical movement, one-minute tourbillon, mono-pusher chronograph, retrograde date indicator, retrograde GMT indicator, day of the week indication on roller, patented precise moon phase indication on roller

Displays
Central hands indicating hours and minutes
Central chronograph counterpoised second hand
60-minute counter at 12 o’clock
Retrograde date at 3 o’clock
Retrograde GMT at 9 o’clock
One-minute tourbillon at 6 o’clock
Day of the week indication on roller at 6 o’clock
Patented precise moon phase indication on roller at 12 o’clock

Functions
Two-position winding crown: pushed in to wind the watch; pulled out to set the time
Chronograph: start/stop/return-to-zero function activated by single pusher in the crown

Correctors
Date corrector at 2 o’clock
Day of the week corrector at 4 o’clock
Moon phase corrector at 8 o’clock
GMT corrector at 10 o’clock

Movement
Caliber SHC02
Dimensions: 51 mm x 32 mm
Number of components: 558
Number of jewels: 58
Power reserve: 60 hours
Tourbillon rotation: 60 seconds
Balance frequency: 21,600 vph (3 Hz)

Case
18K 5N red gold
Number of components: 104
Dimensions: 63 mm x 45 mm x 18 mm
Sapphire crystals with double anti-reflective coating
Display back: sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
High polish and satin finishes on compound-curve surfaces
Correctors with integrated locking system

Dial
18K gold
Number of components: 7
Multi-faceted and beveled
Printed Roman numerals
Engine-turned sun-ray guilloche
Red counterpoised chronograph hand
18K red-gold sword-shaped hands for chronograph counter, hour, minute, date, and GMT Rollers
Day barrel: anodized Anticorodal
Moon phase barrel: anodized Anticorodal inside a matte anodized cover with laser-pierced moon and stars
Window between day roller and tourbillon

Strap
Alligator strap with 18K 5N red-gold deployant buckle

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