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Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie Chronograph Tao with Panda Enamel Dial (Live Pics)

Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie Chronograph Tao with Panda Enamel Dial (Live Pics)


Panda dials are top picks among watch devotees. These hustling motivated watches with white or silver dials and differentiating dark sub-dials turned into extremely popular during the 1960s and 1970s, with sports chronographs giving high difference coherence. Their modern-retro pizazz never became unpopular. Be that as it may, as exemplary as the panda dial has become, it has once in a while been executed in enamel, perhaps the most customary assembling methods – the solitary model we have found is a Jaquet Droz “invert panda”. Czapek is going to change that with its new Faubourg de Cracovie Chronograph Tao “Panda”.

Most often, enamel dials are utilized for dress watches and the panda dial is a particular element of a games chronograph. What’s more, if creating an enamel dial is as of now testing, making extreme dark sub-dials on a white plate is considerably more complex. Dark uncovers the smallest blemish. These are little dials in their own right, made independently and welded to the primary dial… in addition, there is likewise a mysterious mark in the 9 o’clock sub-dial. The outcome of this painstaking cycle is eminent. The differentiating dial is extreme and won’t ever fade. The dial highlights stretched Roman numerals with the XII in red. It is matched with fleur-de-lys hands and a red-tipped chronograph seconds hand. A cut-out at 6 o’clock shows the date.

Just like past emphasess of the Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie , the Tao variant is introduced in a 41.5mm steel case. The Czapek signature crown watches likewise fill in as chronograph pushers. A vintage yet lively box glass sapphire precious stone is set over the internal edge of the bezel. The hauls tighten downwards, guaranteeing extraordinary wrist comfort.

Inside is oneself winding Caliber SHX3 , a coordinated segment wheel chronograph delivered with Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier. At 30mm in breadth and just shy of 7mm thick, this modern development combines proficient and high-grade answers for making chronographs. The chronograph component is combined with a vertical grasp. Its capacities are commanded by a section wheel. It includes a one-piece reset hammer, a basic and compelling answer for all the while reset the chronograph hours, minutes and seconds and following up on the particular heart cams. To wrap things up, this type works at 5 Hz, much the same as Zenith’s notable El Primero. This takes into consideration 1/10th of every second, chronometer-affirmed accuracy. The force hold is a vigorous 65-hour when completely wound.

The presentation caseback is attached by seven screws and permits a perspective on the many-sided instrument and its decoration. The golden rotor is engraved with the Czapek & Cie logo; the anthracite spans are finely sandblasted and precious stone polished.

The Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie Tao is worn for a huge scope gator leather lash got with a steel collapsing clasp. Cost is set at CHF 25,500. For more data, visit .