Jean Depéry, a Swiss miniature architect with an interest for watchmaking, established the Geneva-based watch brand Emile Chouriet in 1998 and named his company after a 18th-century watchmaker. Incidentally, one of Dépery’s progenitors had created components for Emile Chouriet. A family-run business today, Dépery has an assembling in Meyrin, a region of the Canton of Geneva, where the brand has built up its first in-house development. The Classic Chronometer is the most recent watch delivery to join the Lac Léman assortment and buys in to the brand’s strategy of rich, all around completed watches at a sensible price.
The cleaned 40mm steel case highlights Emile Chouriet’s unmistakable ventured wing-molded hauls, a plan include that shows up altogether the men’s assortments of the brand. At present, there are 32 models in the Lac Léman assortment with a blend of chronographs and more direct 3-hand-and-date watches. Case sizes in the assortment range from little 28mm – the brand has a solid presence in Asia – as far as possible up to 42mm and a blend of mechanical and quartz developments controlling the more modest 28mm and 30mm width models.
The new Lac Léman Classic Chronometer is the primary model in the assortment to include a 40mm case distance across and COSC-chronometer certificate. It is additionally the most classical-looking model in the current line-up.
The case and wristband are all around got done with differentiating cleaned and brushed surfaces. The adjusted bezel and layered hauls are selected with a splendid mirror-like clean to stress their structures while the coordinated steel arm band plays with differentiating silk brushed and cleaned carries. As the most particular element of the watch, the erupted, ventured carries add an appealing touch and give the watch its personality.
Evoking the cleaned up, rich dials of notable chronometers made in Geneva, the dial is produced using white lacquer and highlights printed thin black Roman numerals. The lengthened hour, moment and seconds hands are blued and a watchful date window with a white foundation is situated at 3 o’clock.
This Lac Léman model is fueled by the EC9312-COSC type, a programmed COSC-affirmed development dependent on the ETA 2892. Exactness is ensured to – 4/+6 seconds out of every day and the development has a force hold of 42 hours. A solid and notable development that will offer long stretches of service.
The Lac Léman Classic Chronometer has a retail cost of CHF 1,600 (excl. tax). More subtleties at emilechouriet.ch.