CZAPEK & CIE: QUAI DES BERGUES -HRH series


CZAPEK & CIE launches the new Quai des Bergues HRH series this year. Limited to five pieces and created to help support the Duke of Edinburgh International Award.

The first watch (001) in this series was sold for £23,000 for the benefit of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation in an auction at Hampton Court on November 29, 2018. UK registered charity number: 1072453 100% of the profits from the sale of the four watches will go to the The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation to improve the access, reach and impact of the Award worldwide.

Czapek’s Special Editions pay tribute to the origins of the its Founder, Francois Czapek to his adventures, his journey through time and Countries as well as to his important moments of the History. Available only on order in a very limited production, they are collectors’ pieces, remarkable in the excellence of the “métiers d’art” that are used to craft them by hand.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Functions

  • Hours, Minutes & Seconds

  • Small second at 7h30

  • Power reserve indication with weekdays at 4h30

Movement

  • Caliber SXH1: Haute Horlogerie proprietary mechanical hand-wound movement

  • Power-reserve > 168 hours (7 days) on 2 barrel-springs

  • Frequency: 3 Hz – 21,600 VpH

  • Diameter: 32 mm – 14 lines ¼

  • Height: 4.75 mm

  • Finish: double open ratchets, sandblasted bridges, blue screws, bevelling, final anglage main

Hands

  • “Fleur de lys“ hands in blue gold

Case & Bracelet

  • Exclusive XO stainless steel “Revolution” case

  • Exclusive case concept with the crown-protections integrated into the stretcher

  • 42.5 mm diameter

  • Curved Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on the inside surface

  • Sapphire crystal case back with anti-reflective treatment on the inside surface

  • Water-resistance: 50 meters (5 atm)

  • Alligator strap with XO steel pin buckle

Dial

  • Grand-feu enamel dial with a secret signature “Czapek”

  • The Royal Cypher and the bird of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation logo hand painted with the micropainting technique at 12h

For full Czapek & Cie collection, please visit https://www.salesextraordinaire.co.uk/watch-store

For more information on how to reserve your HRH series, Please contact the Sales Extraordinaire Ltd team at info@salesextraordinaire.co.uk or by calling +44 20 7692 0874. You can also book an appointment by visiting the site at www.salesextraordinaire.co.uk/consultancy-services

To contact me directly, simply send your correspondence to aa@salesextraordinaire.co.uk

Regards,

Anuj Arora,

Managing Director,

Sales Extraordinaire Ltd

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