Chronoswiss New Dial Variations for Imperia and Imperator

The Art Deco inspired watch models – the Imperia and Imperator from Chronoswiss – are now available with new faces: the dial is very elegant, and simultaneously impressive, even though it offers a new, purist design. Lavishly worked, applied, wedge-shaped elements functioning as the hour markers are reminiscent of the sense of time prevalent in the 1960s.

A real diamond as a luxurious eye-catcher embellishes every dial at 6 o’clock, crowning the ticking majesties. The diamond also has a function: it marks the current day within the large date window. Just like the classic versions, the new model executions are also outfitted with “Constance” hands, a new hand shape created just for them, and a crown on their heads at the 12 o’clock position.

In 2007, Chronoswiss’s watch couple Imperia and Imperator caused a sensation, above all thanks to their innovative carré-shaped cases: the unusual rectangular shape of the automatic watches seems even more sophisticated than it is thanks to the tapering on the sides and the domed crystal that ensures perfect fit on the wrist. The classic dials with their playful minute scales are harmonious additions to the Art Deco-styled works of art— which continue to remain available.

Model: Imperia

Reference numbers
CH 2071 R ap bk (18-kt. red gold, black dial)
CH 2073 ap (stainless steel)
CH 2073 ap bk (stainless steel, black dial)

Displays
Sweep hour, minute, seconds, date (window)

Case
Solid, tapered and domed rectangular 27-part case, completely polished, bezel with anti-reflective sapphire crystal, screw-down, polished case back and anti-reflective sapphire crystal, screw-in strap lugs with patented Autobloc System, solid crown (crafted in solid metal of the case) at the 12 o’clock position, water-resistant to 3 atm
Measurements : 30 mm width, 49 mm length, 9.30 mm height
Case variations: Red gold (18-kt.), stainless steel

Movement
ETA 2000-1
Modifications: Date display
Diameter: Ø 19.40 mm (8 3/4´´´)
Height: 3.60 mm
Jewels: 20 jewels
Balance: Glucydur, three-legged
Balance spring: Nivarox I
Fine adjustment: Via excenter cam
Shock protection: Incabloc
Frequency: 4 Hz, 28,800 vph (oscillations)
Power reserve: Approx. 40 hours
Execution: Polished pallet lever, escape wheel and screws, embellished rotor

Dial
Metal dial, painted black or white depending on version with blued,rhodium-plated or gold-plated markers and one diamond
Hands: Depending on version, blued, rhodium-plated or gold-plated hands, hand-finished, brand’s own hand shape: Constance

Strap
Louisiana crocodile skin
Buckle: Buckle or folding clasp

Model: Imperator

Reference numbers
CH 2871 R ap bk (18-kt. red gold, black dial)
CH 2873 ap (stainless steel)
CH 2873 ap bk (stainless steel, black dial)

Displays
Central hour, minute, seconds, date (window)

Case
Solid, tapered and domed rectangular 27-part case, completely polished, bezel with anti-reflective sapphire crystal, screw-down and polished case back and anti-reflective sapphire crystal, screw-in strap lugs with patented Autobloc System, solid crown (crafted in solid metal of the case) at the 12 o’clock position, water resistant to 3 atm
Measurements: 36.70 mm width, 56 mm length, 10.20 mm height
Case variations: Red gold (18-kt.), stainless steel

Movement
ETA 2892-A2
Modifications: Date display
Diameter: Ø 25.60 mm (11 1/2´´´)
Height: 3.60 mm
Jewels: 21 jewels
Balance: Glucydur, three-legged
Balance spring: Nivarox I
Fine adjustment: Via excenter cam
Shock protection: Incabloc
Frequency: 4 Hz., 28,800 vph (oscillations)
Power reserve: Approx. 42 hours
Execution: Skeletonized and gold-plated rotor with côtes de Genève, ball bearings, polished pallet lever, escape wheel and screws, sunburst pattern on bridges, base plate and bridges with perlage

Dial
Metal dial, painted black or white depending on version with blued, rhodium-plated or gold-plated markers and one diamond
Hands: Depending on version, blued, rhodium-plated or gold-plated hands, hand-finished, brand’s own shape: Constance

Strap
Louisiana crocodile skin
Buckle: Buckle or folding clasp

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