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Czapek Unveils its First Chronograph, the Faubourg de Cracovie (with a Vaucher Movement)

Czapek Unveils its First Chronograph, the Faubourg de Cracovie (with a Vaucher Movement)

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After the fruitful debut Quai Des Bergues watch , followed by a complex tourbillon piece, the Place Vendôme , it is the ideal opportunity for Czapek to uncover its third complication, this time with a sportier motivation. As you most likely saw effectively, the new Czapek “Faubourg de Cracovie” (named after the area of Czapek’s third store) includes a chronograph development – and not the most noticeably terrible of them, as this watch is the first to be outfitted with Vaucher’s pristine type . 

If the new Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie Chronograph looks natural, it is for a valid justification. It keenly takes a large portion of the design codes of the  Quai Des Bergues watch and updates them to incorporate another development, with chronograph capacities. For this very explanation, the 41.5mm case is comparable fit as a fiddle and completing to the time-just form, with cleaned and brushed surfaces. The chronograph pushers are entirely coordinated into the mark design. The crown defenders found on the Quai des Bergues are still set up however now serve, cunningly, as pushers. The general case stays calm and discreet.

This adaptation – the sportiest to date in the assortment – is for the second accessible just in “XO” hardened steel – one of the most enemy of destructive prepares at any point made. The watch includes a chronograph however protects rich ascribes, like a pleasantly domed sapphire gem and croc or “guilloché-like” elastic straps.

The Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie will be offered in three distinct forms. The first highlights a white “grand feu” finish dial. Created by Donzé Cadrans, this dial is domed – something that is incredibly complex to accomplish on lacquer. It is combined with blued skeletonised hands, dainty Roman numerals, including a splendid red one at 12 o’clock. This variant is the most un-expected for a chronograph, yet it stays consistent with Czapek’s normal production.

The two other releases of the Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie Chronograph present the guilloché “ricochet” decoration of the Quai des Bergues assortment . The name of this example, which traces all the way back to François Czapek himself, is described as: “Intersecting roundabout lines structure an example of bas-alleviation squares that make the dial come alive, reviewing the wave impedance design a stone may make while ricocheting on water“. These two forms, one blue and one dark, may have a customarily executed dial, they additionally are somewhat sportier with their applied stick indexes and their hands loaded up with iridescent paint. The dark variant has even built up this with silver sub-dials.

The Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie is a three-register chronograph with little seconds, a 30-minute counter and a 12-hour counter. Notwithstanding that, a date is put at 6 o’clock. Czapek’s first chronograph is driven by a bespoke programmed development, the SXH3. This coordinated section wheel chronograph development is made by Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier – indeed, the Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie is the primary watch to depend on this recently presented and amazing development . Thus, it has a high-beat recurrence (5Hz or 36,000vib/hour), just as a comfortable 65h force hold. It additionally includes top of the line arrangements, like a completely coordinated design, a segment haggle vertical grasp. On this watch, the development is decorated with diamond-impacted anthracite bridges.

The Czapek Faubourg de Cracovie Chronograph will be accessible as of June 30, 2018. It will be estimated at CHF 24,000. More details on czapek.com .