ROGER DUBUIS La Monégasque Chronograph

The chronograph version of La Monégasque, the trump card of the new collection, captivates with its refined design as much as by its fascinating mechanism. Its satin sunburst dial includes the two timer sub-dials, the 45-minute counter at 3 o’clock and the small seconds at 9 o’clock, echoing the style and charm of the chronographs of grand tradition. Its elegantly sculpted case in pink gold or steel is enhanced with a decorative bezel in black PVD titanium.
Water-resistant to 5 bars (50 metres),within its 44 millimetre-diameter case houses a new column-wheel chronograph movement designed, developed and produced by the ROGER DUBUIS Manufacture. This mechanical chronograph movement with automatic winding by micro-rotor, the calibre RD680, represents the new generation of ROGER DUBUIS mechanical movements, combining aesthetic qualities with performance and exploiting the most advanced production technologies.

The RD680 chronograph calibre comprises 261 components and has a power reserve of 52 hours and a frequency of 28,800 vibrations/hour (4 Hz). Like all ROGER DUBUIS movements, it is stamped with the prestigious Geneva Seal. The Monégasque Chronograph is available on a hand-sewn black alligator strap with pin buckle in pink gold or folding buckle in steel.

Model: La Monégasque Chronograph in pink gold, Ref MG44-680-59-00/0RR01/B

  • Case: 44 mm, pink gold / Black DLC coated titanium bezel / Sapphire case-back
  • Dial: Rhodium-plated satin sunburst centre with grey transferred index, pink gold applique at 12 o’clock / Rhodium-plated circular satin exterior with pink gold applied Arabic numerals, black transfers / Rhodium-plated chronograph counters at 3 and 9 o’clock with black and white transfers / Black flange with white transfer
  • Strap: Black, genuine alligator, hand-stitched
  • Clasp: Pink gold pin buckle
  • Water Resistance 5 BAR (50 m)

Model: La Monégasque Chronograph in steel, Ref MG44-680-90-00/0ER01/B

  • Case: 44 mm, stainless steel / Sapphire case-back
  • Dial: Dark grey satin sunburst centre with grey transferred index, rhodium-plated applique at 12 o’clock / Charcoal circular satin exterior with black and white transfers, rhodium-plated applied Arabic numerals / Charcoal chronograph counters at 3 and 9 o’clock with black and white transfers / Black flange with red transfers
  • Strap: Black, genuine alligator, hand-stitched
  • Clasp: Steel adjustable folding buckle
  • Water Resistance: 5 BAR (50 m)

Movement
RD680, Mechanical self-winding movement with micro-rotor
Double-pusher column-wheel chronograph, central chronograph hand, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock, small seconds at 9 o’clock, hours and minutes – Finely adjusted in five positions – 48-hour power reserve
261 parts
Thickness: 6.3 mm
Frequency: 4 Hz
Size: 13‘’’¾ – Diameter: 31.5 – 33 jewels
Decoration: Rhodium-plated – “Côtes de Genève” motif
Certifications: Hallmark of Geneva – COSC Certification

About Monégasque Collection
The inaugural edition of Monégasque Collection, first launched in 2011 as a tribute to the spirit of Monte Carlo, consisted of eight models. These models were inspired from the festive atmosphere, mythical history and social glamour of the Mediterranean country, which is famous for its casinos and beach resorts. La Monégasque is a collection that follows codes rooted in tradition, but then interprets them in contemporary style.

With its slim lines, the roundness of the dial drawing out the contours of the bezel, the collection innovates with its unusual and original configuration. It is equipped exclusively with outstanding mechanical movements entirely designed, developed and produced by the ROGER DUBUIS Manufacture. This latest generation of mechanical movements – among them, the RD680 automatic chronograph – matches aesthetic qualities with high performance, and is based on the most specialised production techniques.

Housed in elegant cases of diameter 42 or 44 millimetres, in platinum, pink gold or steel, the 8 models in the new La Monégasque collection reveal their meticulous finish, with contrasting polished and satin surfaces that show off their delicately proportioned outlines. The cases made from pink gold are also enhanced with a decorative bezel in black PVD lacquer. With Roman numerals set on coloured cartouches and extended towards the centre with applied index markers, the dynamic, contrastive dials reveal the true elegance of these watches.

Emphasising its subtle silhouette, each case has a sapphire crystal back through which the 4 self-winding movements available in the collection can be admired: 3-hand automatic, chronograph, perpetual date and tourbillon. Water-resistant to 5 bars (50 metres), with a mechanical movement at its heart made by the Manufacture, the Monégasque – each one stamped with the prestigious Geneva Seal – is the expression of a contemporary vision of Fine Watchmaking.

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