Corum enhances its Admiral 42 Automatic Full Black line by unveiling new models touched with vibrant colors like blue, red, yellow, green or orange.
Introduced in the 1960s, the very first Admiral’s Cup model was an unusual yachting watch with a water-resistant square case. However, the Admiral collection that we are now familiar with, is actually an evolution of the Admiral’s Cup model redesigned in 1983, with its instantly recognizable 12-sided case and nautical pennants on the dial. Over the years, this collection dedicated to the world famous regatta has not only become an integral pillar of Corum, but also one of the most iconic nautical-inspired timepieces on the market.
One of the most identifiable characteristics of an Admiral timepiece is the use of 12 nautical pennants as hour-markers. These flags in fact conform to the International Code of Signals for indicating numbers using colored flags, so each hour is represented by its corresponding pennant.
The latest Admiral 42 Automatic Full Black is the complete opposite of its colourful predecessors, and a first-ever within the Admiral family of watches. It features the iconic dodecagonal case in black PVD-treated stainless steel, paired with a blackened brass dial.
The nautical pennants, minute markers presented in greyscale tones to balance the austerity of the all-black design, while markers for the minute and small seconds are made visible using a tone-on-tone effect. For this new edition, Corum introduces colorful and flashy hour’s markers flags, in blue, red, yellow, green and orange.
The Dauphine-style hour and minute hands are also skeletonized, given black PVD treatment, and then filled with colored superluminova to ensure excellent legibility. Vulcanized black rubber straps with a black PVD-treated buckle complete the edgy look.
The Admiral 42 Automatic Full Black is powered by the automatic CO 395 movement, which provides 42 hours power reserve. It offers a water resistance of 50 meters. All variations produced in a limited edition of 100 pieces.
Model: Admiral 42 Automatic All Black
Movement number: CO 395
Winding system: Automatic
Functions: Hour & Minute • Date • Small second
Power reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 4 Hz, 28’800 vph
Dimension: 11 1/2”’
CORUM logo transferred on the dial
Nautical pennants transferred in Light blue, Orange, Green, Red or Yellow
Dimension: 42 mm
Thickness: 10.00 mm
Case material: Stainless steel with black PVD treatment
Crown material: Stainless steel with black PVD treatment
Crystal: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment
Back type: Screwed in open back stainless steel cover sapphire crystal with antireflective treatment
Back finishes: Black PVD treatment
Water-resistance: 50 meters / 5 ATM
Hour and minute: Dauphine • Faceted • Skeleton • Black PVD treatment • Blue, Orange, Green, Red or Yellow Superluminova
Small second: Dauphine • Rhodium-coated • Faceted • Blue, Orange, Green, Red or Yellow Superluminova
Black vulcanized rubber strap
Interhorn/Buckle: 21/18 mm
Buckle type: Triple folding clasp
Material: Stainless steel with Black PVD treatment
Each color version is limited to 100 pieces
- Reference A395/04004 – 395.111.98/F371 BB12: Nautical pennants transferred in light blue. Hour, minute and seconds hands embedded with Blue superluminova
- Reference A395/04005 – 395.111.98/F371 BO12: Nautical pennants transferred in orange. Hour, minute and seconds hands embedded with Orange superluminova
- Reference A395/04006 – 395.111.98/F371 BV12: Nautical pennants transferred in green. Hour, minute and seconds hands embedded with Green superluminova
- Reference A395/04007 – 395.111.98/F371 BR12: Nautical pennants transferred in red, Hour, minute and seconds hands embedded with Red superluminova
- Reference A395/04008 – 395.111.98/F371 BJ12: Nautical pennants transferred in yellow, Hour, minute and seconds hands embedded with Yellow superluminova