Thursday 29 September, 2011 - 15:00 PM EDT
Chopard is proud to present a new edition of Jacky Ickx watches, the fifth watch to be presented for this line, which is a reflection of of the story of friendship between the legendary racing driver and Chopard Co-President Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, who both share a passion for beautiful mechanisms. This limited edition will be a tribute to the Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race, one of the world’s most legendary automobile competitions.
Representing everything a true classic racing watch should be, the Edition V of Chopard’s exclusive timepiece will be limited to 2000 pieces in stainless steel, and 500 in rose gold, which will be visible by an inscription on the caseback. Featuring a chronograph with a 60-minute Jacky Ickxcounter at 9, a 24-hour counter at 6, and a flyback function; this timepiece is completed by a tachometric scale engraved on the bezel, a large date display at 12, and a small seconds counter at 3.
To commemorate the sensational career of Jacky Ickx, this year;s launching of the Chopard Jacky Ickx watch will coincide with the presentation of a documentary film retracing the legendary driver’s outstanding career, who is particularly famous for having won the Le mans 24 hours endurance race six years in a row.
Function(s): chronograph, tachometer scale, flyback function
Movement: self-winding. Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations per hour), 49 Jewels
Power Reserve: approximately 40 hours
Diameter (case): 42.40 mm
Sapphire crystal: scratch-proofed, cambered and glareproofed
Case back: engraved with Jacky Ickx's signature
Straps: hand-stitched alligator (black or brown) or rubber (Dunlop design)
Water resistance: 50 meters (165 feet)
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