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Chopard's New L.U.C 1860 Flying Tourbillon

Twenty-five years after the first L.U.C model, Chopard introduces the innovative flying tourbillon Calibre L.U.C 96.24-L in the ultra-thin 36.5 mm, 8.2 mm thick case of its original L.U.C 1860 watch.

The L.U.C 1860 Flying Tourbillon showcases Chopard's blend of technical innovation and traditional craftsmanship, honouring Louis-Ulysse Chopard's legacy. Crafted in ethical 18-carat yellow gold, this elegant timepiece features a 36.5 mm diameter and an ultra-thin 8.2 mm profile, making it the smallest flying tourbillon watch on the market.

The 18-carat gold dial, with a hand-guilloché basket-weave pattern, displays the natural yellow-gold colour, harmonizing with the case. The transparent case back, protected by an engraved beehive motif cover, includes a "25 years" engraving to commemorate the collection’s anniversary.

This limited edition of 10 pieces bears the Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark and is the only flying tourbillon watch with this certification to receive chronometer status. Powered by the self-winding L.U.C Calibre 96.24-L, it features dual barrels, a 22-carat gold micro-rotor, and a 65-hour power reserve, exemplifying exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail.

Made in ethical 18-carat yellow gold, it features a hand-guilloché dial and a transparent case-back revealing its unique movement, protected by an engraved beehive motif cover. As the only Manufacture with chronometer-certified flying tourbillon watches bearing the Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark, this exclusive model is limited to 10 pieces.

The L.U.C 1860 Flying Tourbillon continues the legacy started over 25 years ago by Karl-Friedrich Scheufele with the introduction of the L.U.C collection, dedicated to Haute Horlogerie. Since the first L.U.C 1860 watch debuted in 1997 and was named "Watch of the Year" by Montres Passion, the collection has grown to include refined and original complications, all crafted to the highest Swiss standards in Chopard's Fleurier and Geneva workshops. The new L.U.C 1860 Flying Tourbillon exemplifies Chopard's ability to innovate and surprise while honouring 25 years of exceptional craftsmanship and mechanical sophistication.

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