Friday, May 1, 2020

The Sursum Corda

From Czapek -
Courtesy of Czapek
This is the latest from Czapek, a Unique Piece featuring cloisonné enamel, and brushed white gold and hand engraving on the dial. 

Here are the pertinents -

Hours, Minutes & Seconds
Small second at 7h30

Calibre SXH1: Haute Horlogerie proprietary mechanical hand-wound movement
Power-reserve > 168 hours (7 days) on 2 barrel- springs
Frequency: 3 Hz – 21,600 VpH
Diameter: 32 mm – 14 lines 1⁄4
Height: 4.75 mm

Double open ratchets, sandblasted bridges, blue screws, beveling, final anglage 'main'

1N white gold case
42.5 mm diameter
Curved sapphire crystal with anti-reflective
treatment on the inside surface
Sapphire crystal case back with anti-reflective
treatment on the inside surface
Water-resistance: 30 meters (3 atm)

Dark matte blue alligator strap

World map at the center of the dial in cloisonné enamel
Inscriptions ring in brushed white gold
Hours outer ring with hand-engraved waves
Laser blasting and cutting and soft sand blasting
to create a ‘velvet’ effect

Skeletonized, rhodium plated steel hands

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