Every year, the Chopard dedicates a limited series of clock L.U. C XP to Chinese zodiac, joining thus the Switzerland, Chinese and Japanese tradition. For 2017 was no different.
To celebrate the Chinese new year which begins on 28 January day that arises under the sign of the rooster, the Swiss brand presents the L.U. C XP Urushi-Year of the Rooster-year of the Rooster, a piece is made by hand by a Japanese master. China is present by your culture through the symbolism of the Rooster depicted on the display, and the Japan by expressing your mastery in traditional Japanese art.
This piece of Haute Horlogerie is composed of 18-karat rose gold and black alligator leather strap and sewed by hand and clasp of gold that adds a touch of elegance inherent to each watch L.U.C. collection of hour and minute hands are in the format of dauphine and received two different types of polishing according to EHOTELAT, where one of the faces of the pointer is less bright than the other , creating a contrast that makes it easy to read the time.
The Sapphire Crystal is stuck with a rose gold CAP, fixed on the mechanism through eight screws; on top are the names of the artistKiichiro Masumura and Yamada Heiando. The box has 39.5 mm in diameter and 6.8 mm thick, because the company wanted it to be the finest and discreet as possible to enhance the beauty of the dial.
The watch is a limited edition to 88 specimens.