There isn’t any denying, blue is at the moment one of many hottest colours in watchmaking. Not as a fleeting development, however as one of many new customary colours, subsequent to silver and black. But there are watches with blue and blue watches. Chronoswiss exhibits that it’s genuinely dedicated to this colour with the Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear ReSec, which takes being blue to an entire different degree.
This begins with the 44-mm case, whose design is so typical Chronoswiss. It is crafted from stainless with a Diamond-Like-Carbon (DLC) coating utilized to it. Usually these coatings are black in watchmaking, however for the Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear ReSec Chronoswiss opted for an electrical blue selection. This coating not solely creates a surprising impact but in addition has all the opposite benefits that DLC gives. With a hardness of four.500 Vickers, this can be very scratch-resistant, which ensures that the engaging seems to be of this Chronoswiss will stay.
It doesn’t cease there as a result of additionally the dial is nothing however blue. What is kind of an accomplishment is that Chronoswiss succeeded in sustaining the readability of the watch, regardless of its ton-sur-ton look. Crafted from 42-pieces is the dial complicated to make, however these efforts pay up. There is plenty of depth to it, and by displaying a part of the geartrain does Chronoswiss additionally create a visible connection to the motion beneath the dial. There we discover caliber C.301, an computerized motion that runs at four Hz and gives an influence reserve of 42 hours. It not solely helps the regulator format of the watch but in addition shows the seconds by way of a retrograde hand. This provides one other interesting function to an already gorgeous watch.
Chronoswiss doesn’t even depart it at that with regards to blue. The typical onion crown additionally options an electrical blue DLC-coating, and so does the winding rotor. Even the strap is one thing particular, as a result of it isn’t solely blue however comprised of the a part of the again of a crocodile, in order that it exhibits the standard horn construction. A greater than appropriate final touch on a watch that proofs that there is no such thing as a such factor as an excessive amount of blue!
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