88 RUE DU RHONE « ENCOUNTER » (Double 8 Origin Collection)

Swiss watch brand 88 RUE DU RHONE unveils its latest gents chronograph watch– ENCOUNTER, a timepiece packed with strength, a strong sense of style with modern finishes for today’s most trendy and stylish conscious individuals.

ENCOUNTER offers the brand a perfect mix between classicism and a sports orientated timepiece that not only is aesthetically pleasing but durable, bold while remaining stealthy on the wrist of the wearer. Featuring a bold 45mm stainless steel case with black PVD treatment, ENCOUNTER timepiece is a strong statement piece that exudes personality and character.

The watch is powered by a Swiss-made Quartz Chronograph mechanism. The case houses a black and yellow dial with 8-filigree motif and silver indexes. The timepiece features functions such as a small seconds’ counter at 6 o’clock, 10 hours’ at 3 o’clock and 30 minutes’ at 9 o’clock, a tachymeter ring and two date window at 6 o’clock.

The blackness of the dial and case are offset with a striking yellow seconds hand with an 8-shaped counterweight. ENCOUNTER is finished with a rubber strap with alligator padding, contrasting yellow stitching and matt black PVD ardillon buckle and has a water resistance of 5ATM.

ENCOUNTER timepiece is also available in two other colour combinations, black on black and green on black.

Technical details

Model: 87WA144503 – ENCOUNTER – Double 8 Origin – 45mm Quartz Chronograph

Movement
Quartz Chronograph, RONDA Caliber 15″, 5 jewels

Functions
Central hours and minutes, small seconds hand at 6 o’clock
Two-date window at 6 o’clock
Date adjustment by pulling completely the crown out
Tachymeter ring
Chronograph
– Start, stop and restart using push-button at 2 o’clock
– Split-second function: intermediary-time reading and split-second
– Synchronization by second press on push-button at 4 o’clock
– Return to zero using push-button at 4 o’clock
– Central chronograph hand
– 30 minutes counter at 9 o’clock
– 10 hours counter at 3 o’clock

Case
Stainless steel and matt black PVD treatment
“RUE DU RHONE” engraved on the case side
Diameter: 45mm
Thickness: 11,7mm
Crown: Stainless steel and matt black PVD – fluted with 88 monogram
Crystal: Sapphire
Case back: Snapped, with engraved logo and 8 engraved 8-shaped hour markers
Water resistance: 50m/165ft/5ATM

Dial
Black/yellow, with 8-filigree motif
Indexes: Black/silver indexes and yellow Arabic numeral “8”
“88 RUE DU RHONE” logo at 12 o’clock
Hands: Yellow seconds hand with 8-shaped counterweight

Strap
Black rubber strap with alligator padding, yellow stitching and matt black PVD ardillon buckle

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