Carl F. Bucherer expands its Patravi Traveltec watch family by adding the Color Edition Four Seasons.
The Patravi TravelTec Color Edition Four Seasons by Carl F. Bucherer celebrates the beauty of “Spring”, “Summer”, “Autumn”, and “Winter”. The ingenious COSC-certified chronograph, first introduced in 2006, has now been enhanced with four intense new colors.
With the “Spring” (green), “Summer” (yellow), “Autumn” (orange), and “Winter” (blue) variants, the Lucerne-based manufacturer offers modern cosmopolitans perfect companions for a stylish journey through the year.
A distinctive and ultra-robust stainless-steel case of 46.6 mm frames the colorful and bright dial, which features two chronograph counters, a small-seconds subdial, a date display, and central hour and minute hands. A visual delight is provided by the date indication under an effective loupe – the figures are milled out of the date ring and remain invisible until they appear over a white background in the date window. The four new models come on radiant rubber straps that match the unique colors of the dials.
The Patravi TravelTec offers the chance to keep track of not just two, but three different time zones at a glance: an outstanding technical achievement that the construction engineers at Carl F. Bucherer realized by integrating part of the time zone mechanism into the case of the watch. This was a true innovation in the industry when it was first introduced in 2006, and it has since been patented.
The sophisticated mechanism required for selecting the corresponding time zone can be geared in two directions – east and west, or with and against time – via a single mono-pusher. This fascinating process can even be observed through a window that has been cut into the side of the case. Those who enter another time zone and thus need to adjust their local time can do so very conveniently by moving the wedge-shaped hour hand forward or backward an hour at a time.
Anyone who needs to communicate frequently with other time zones will appreciate the combination of the patented Patravi TravelTec time zone mechanism and the 24-hour indication for the second and third time zones, which enable the wearer to quickly and easily discern between day and night time.
These colorful and most recent additions to the TravelTec collection by Carl F. Bucherer represent the manufacturer’s quest to offer innovative and complex technology combined with ultimate functionality and usability.
The Patravi TravelTec is powered by the masterfully crafted CFB 1901 automatic movement, which combines a very useful chronograph function with an ingenious time zone mechanism capable of displaying the time in three different time zones at once. Power reserve of the watch is 42 long hours and every TravelTec model is certified as a chronometer by the renowned Swiss COSC Institute.
Model: Patravi TravelTec
00.10620.08.93.01 Stainless steel, yellow dial, rubber
00.10620.08.93.03 Stainless steel, orange dial, rubber
00.10620.08.93.02 Stainless steel, green dial, rubber
00.10620.08.53.02 Stainless steel, blue dial, rubber
Automatic CFB 1901.1 caliber, COSC-certified chronometer, diameter
28.6 mm, height 7.3 mm, 39 jewels, power reserve 42 hours
Chronograph, three time zones, date, hour, minute, small seconds
Stainless steel, sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides, screw-down crown, water-resistant to 50 m (5 atm), diameter 46.6 mm, height 15.5 mm
Green (“Spring”), yellow (“Summer”), orange (“Autumn”), blue (“Winter”)