Cuervo y Sobrinos, the Swiss luxury watch brand with roots in the Caribbean city of Havana, is celebrating 130th anniversary of its existence. The jewellery and watchmaking business founded by Ramon (giving rise to the name, Cuervo y Sobrinos – “Cuervo and nephews”) in 1882 had been expanded by Armando Rio y Cuervo and his brothers by the end of 19th century.
A world renowned luxury watch brand, Cuervo y Sobrinos has its headquarters and manufacturing center on the shore of the Lake Lugano (Switzerland). In 2012 the brand pays tribute to its watch-making tradition by the first creation of the 130th anniversary. The model is a 18kt pink gold Historiador watch with hand wound movement. It features include date and small seconds at 6h00. Limited to only 130 pieces.
HISTORIADOR 130th Gold Special Edition, a classic, elegant timepiece inspired by original CyS designs of the ’50s. Gold special edition produced in a limited run as a tribute to the brand’s 130th anniversary. Extra-flat, manually wound movement with small seconds at 6 o’clock.
Model: Cuervo y Sobrinos HISTORIADOR 130th Gold Special Edition Ref 3130.9N
Manual winding, ETA 7001
Power reserve: 42 hours
Bridge on wheel mechanism decorated with “Côte de Genève” fan pattern, slate-coloured treatment
Engraving on movement holder reads “130° Aniversario – EdicionLimitada – 1882-2012 – “with special slate-coloured treatment
Hours, minutes and small seconds at 6:00
18 kt gold 5N
Convex sapphire glass with antireflective coating
Water resistant up to 3 ATM
Screwed see-through sapphire glass case back
“Baton” hands and ” 1 3 0″ applied to the 1,2,3 in honour of 130th anniversary
CyS logo appliedat 12:00
Velvet black background
Hour and minute hands with superluminova
Glossy black Louisiana alligator with 18 kt (5N) gold buckle
Limited Edition: 130 pieces
Suggested retail price: 10,900 CHF