Chopard L.U.C XP Tonneau

The new Chopard L.U.C XP Tonneau model combines technical expertise, rarity and elegance – a set of qualities achieved by Chopard Manufacture, where this exceptional model was born. L.U.C Calibre 3.97, a shaped movement that is chronometer-certified by the COSC.

Chopard’s L.U.C collection welcomes a refined model that combines technical qualities and aesthetic virtues. Born at the heart of Watch Valley within Chopard Manufacture in Fleurier, the L.U.C XP Tonneau model, an ultra-thin interpretation of the tonneau or barrel-shaped model, now appears with a particularly distinguished new look.

The pared-down dial now features Arabic numerals. The new, slender case gives this watch a modern appearance, while maintaining a touch of tradition that has created the destiny of Haute Horlogerie.

Chopard L.U.C XP Tonneau watch

The Chopard L.U.C XP Tonneau watch displays the hours, minutes, small seconds, and the date shown through a window at 6 o’clock. All these functions are driven by the ultra-thin, self-winding L.U.C. Calibre 3.97.

Entirely designed, developed, fine-tuned and produced in-house, this movement is a mere 3.30 mm thick – a technical detail that incorporates an off-centred micro-rotor and a double barrel (based on patented Chopard Twin® technology) supplying an over 65-hour power reserve.

Chronometer-certified by the COSC, a reliable Institute of quality and reliability, the movement follows the contours of the case housing it – a rare distinctive feature matching the demands of Haute Horlogerie.

The L.U.C 3.97 proprietary movement can be admired through the sapphire crystal case. The slender, slightly curving case makes a perfect fit on the wrist and is available in 18-carat rose or white gold with satin-brushed and polished finishing.

The sunburst silver dial carries the new signature features of models in the L.U.C collection: more elongated Dauphine appliques, Arabic numerals, an extremely fine sunburst satin-brushed finish centred around the word CHOPARD, and a minute track to enhance the high-precision image of these models.

The refined face is underscored by the new L.U.C Dauphine hands and framed by a brown or black alligator leather strap complete with a gold pin buckle.

Technical details

Model: Chopard L.U.C XP Tonneau

Case
•18-carat white or rose gold
•Tonneau shape
•Height:40.00 mm
•Width: 37.00 mm
•Thickness:7.22 mm
•Water-resistant to50 metres
•Crown in 18-carat white gold with L.U.C logo 5.00 mm
•Glareproofed sapphire crystals on front and back

Movement
•Mechanical self-winding,L.U.C 3.97
•Total diameter:28.15 x 27.60 mm
•Thickness: 3.30 mm
•Number of jewels :29
•Frequency : 28,800 vph
•Power reserve: approx 65 to 70 hours
•Chronometer-certified (COSC)

Dial and hands
•Sunburst silvered brushed dial
•Rhodium- or gold-plated hour-markers
•Rhodium- or gold-plated Dauphine fusée-type hour and minute hands
•Rhodium- or gold-plated small seconds hand

Functions and displays
•Central display of the hours and minutes
•Small seconds display at 6 o’clock
•Date display at 6 o’clock

Strap and buckle
•Hand-sewn black or brown alligator leather strap
•Pin buckle in 18-carat white or rose gold

Models
Ref. 162294-1001: Chopard L.U.C XP Tonneau in 18-carat white gold
Ref. 162294-5001: Chopard L.U.C XP Tonneau in 18-carat rose gold

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