Monaco, Sep 28, 2013
Chopard, L.U.C Tourbillon
Only Watch 2013 Edition
Chopard, L.U.C. Tourbillon Only Watch,
Fine and unique, water-resistant,
platinum chronometer wristwatch with
visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, 9 day
power reserve indication, hand-engraved dial
with a 18K white gold Chopard buckle.
Accompanied by fitted box and Certificate.
EUR 120,000 - 160,000
Sold: EUR 65,000
Louis-Ulysse Chopard would doubtless be delighted to see how his company
has developed. Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2010, the firm is still
pervaded by the spirit instilled in it by its founder and nurtured by a blend of
fine hand craftsmanship and daring technical developments. From the founding
family to that of Karl Scheufele which took it over in 1963, Chopard continues
to be governed by its enduring principles, including a taste for excellence,
the pursuit of quality, creativity, innovation, independence, and fundamental
Founded in 1996, Chopard Manufacture, the Haute Horlogerie entity of
Chopard, results from the unswerving determination of Karl-Friedrich Scheufele
who became convinced at an early date that the company should make its own
watch movements. Years of relentless effort have resulted in the L.U.C calibre
collection. These three initials representing a tribute to the brand founder
Louis-Ulysse Chopard are conferred on a series of exceptional movements.
Within a few years, 10 base calibres and more than 60 versions were designed
and produced, representing a substantial achievement for such a young
For Only Watch 2013, Chopard created L.U.C Tourbillon Only Watch 2013
Edition. The one of a kind platinum tourbillon features an exclusive handengraved
dial and movement and is equipped with the 9-day power-reserve
L.U.C Calibre 02.17-L. Ref. 161929-9001.