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RAYMOND WEIL nabucco Cuore Vivo Limited Edition

After the successful launch of prestigious timepieces like nabucco Cuore Caldo, nabucco Rivoluzione and nabucco Inverso, Swiss luxury watch brand RAYMOND WEIL enhances its nabucco collection with a new model: nabucco Cuore Vivo. Named after Nabucco, the famous opera by Giuseppe Verdi, this iconic collection now adds a new exceptional model. The new model launching in 2012, is an elegant, stylish collection with a distinctive design and imposing proportions, opens its heart and proposes a glimpse of its mysteries to lovers of beautiful mechanics and lyrical lines.

Thanks to an adaptation to the movement, the dial of the nabucco Cuore Vivo opens at 10 o’clock, allowing the light to filter across the going train of the complex balance and escapement wheels. This delicate assembly, the heart of the watch, is protected by an impressive 46mm diameter case made of a titanium and steel, water-resistant to a depth of 200m.

Highlighted by the titanium of the tachymeter bezel, the black opaline dial of the timekeeper is embellished with a central checkered motif, luminescent indexes and a larger than ever Arabic numeral 12. Three silver counters complete the measuring instrument: at 3 o’clock (30-minute counter), at 6 o’clock (12-hour counter) and at 9 o’clock (small seconds). Finally, its rubber alligator-style bracelet, fully water-resistant, combines softness, comfort and strength. The nabucco Cuore Vivo, limited to 400 pieces, comes in a presentation box to match its image.

Technical details
Model: nabucco Cuore Vivo, Limited edition
Ref 7830 TIR 00207

Movement
Chronograph – RW5400
Visible balance and escapement wheels
Winding: Automatic
Power reserve: 46 hours
29 jewels

Functions
Central hours and minutes, small seconds-hand at 9 o’clock
Chronograph
– Start, stop and restart using push-piece at 2 o’clock
– Return to zero using push-piece at 4 o’clock
– Central chronograph hand
– 30 minutes counter at 3 o’clock
– 12 hours counter at 6 o’clock
Tachometer ring on the bezel

Case
Round – matte titanium and polished steel
Diameter: 46mm
Thickness: 15.85mm
Bezel: Circular matte titanium and polished steel
Crown: Steel, screwed down – fluted with RW monogram
Push-pieces: Steel, screwed down and fluted
Crystal: Sapphire crystal with dual-sided antiglare treatment
Case back: Screwed down, with sapphire glass
Water resistance: 20 ATM

Dial
Galvanic black, with a chequerboard pattern in the center
Titanium counters, visible balance and escapement wheels
Indexes: Luminescent applique Arabic numeral “12” and 6 luminescent applique indexes, with polished edges

Hands
Hours / Minutes: Steel type, bombé, enhanced with luminescent material, Boston
Small second at 9: Steel type, glossy finish, Boston
Sweep seconds hand: Blued steel type, glossy finish, bâton
Counters: Blued steel type, glossy finish, Boston

Strap
Black rubber alligator style, with black stitching, equipped with a RW folding clasp in titanium, opening with a double push-piece security

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