Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2018: Independent Swiss watch brand Chronoswiss, in partnership with Tech Bureau Europe, announces the release of the second of their series of five luxurious crypto‐design watches - Ethereum - the contract. The specially designed limited edition series is in commemoration of cryptocurrency - the advent of a whole new way of transacting business.
These extravagant models are being issued in a limited edition of just 101 pieces each, and they are available exclusively via the cryptocurrency exchange platform Zaif.
In tandem with the Japanese company Tech Bureau, Chronoswiss has created an exclusive series of crypto‐design watches based on the Flying Regulator Open Gear. These limited‐edition collector’s pieces boast a high‐end aesthetic. Chronoswiss is a renowned, long-established Swiss watch manufacturer steeped in tradition and famed for its high‐quality standards, its authenticity and its strongly held values.
The following crypto‐design watches are soon available for purchase, each in a limited edition of 101 pieces:
- Bitcoin – the currency
- NEM – the harvest
- Ethereum – the contract
- Zaif – the exchange
- COMSA – the token
These luxury timepieces have been manufactured according to highest Swiss watchmaking standards. Already seen as unrivalled in terms of aesthetics and quality, they are therefore a must for every crypto enthusiast.
Their distinguishing characteristics include:
- Regulator movement with off-center hours and seconds displays
- Skeletonized Open Gear technology that makes the regulator mechanism the central design element
- Innovative and technically integrated 3‐D dial, individually designed for each edition: Logo of the respective crypto currency elaborately skeletonized in the small seconds and in the logo print on the dial
- Individual limitation number painted by hand
- Skeletonized, red gold‐plated rotor with Crypto Currency logo which can be admired through the sapphire
- glass back
- Solid stainless steel case with ultra‐hard and scratch‐resistant diamond‐like carbon coating (5.000 Vickers)
- Exclusively manufactured by hand in the Atelier Lucerne
The limited‐edition watches can be purchased by anyone registered on Zaif. The corresponding auctions will take place within specified time frames between April 13 to 27, with the watches listed in the same way as tokens. Customers must place their bids as buy orders. The 101 highest bids per model will give the respective bidders legal ownership of one crypto‐design watch. It is just as easy as buying cryptocurrency.
Technical Specifications - Technical Data
Flying Regulator Open Gear Blockchain Series / Ethereum the contract
Limited Edition: 101 timepieces
||CH-8763-GRBL-Ethereum Stainless steel, silver dial
||Off-centre hours at 12:00, central minutes, small seconds at 6:00
||Solid 16-piece stainless steel case, with satin finish and polished; bezel with partial knurling and curved, non-reflecting sapphire crystal, screw-down case back with satin finish and sapphire crystal, onion crown, water resistance up to 10 bar, strap holders screwed down with patented Autobloc system
|| Ø 41 mm, height 13.85 mm
||Chronoswiss caliber C. 299, automatic, with stop seconds
||Ø 35.20 mm, impulse-angle 51°
||4 Hz., 28‘800 A/h (semi-oscillations)
||Approx. 42 hours
||Skeletonized and red gold-plated rotor with Ethereum logo and ball bearing; polished pallet lever, escape wheel and screws; bridges and plates with perlage
||Elaborate construction on two levels: bottom level galvanic black with multi-logo print of Ethereum, upper level featuring screwed-on skeletonized train wheel bridges and funnel-like constructions for hours and seconds display. Skeletonized small seconds with Ethereum logo.
||Feuille shape; red-gold-plated, polished and curved; with Super-LumiNova inlays
||Louisiana alligator leather, hand-sewn