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.

 

Limited Edition of 5

 

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

 

WARRANTY

 

This watch comes with 3 year manufacture warranty.

 

Note: If you would like to donate towards this great cause please let us know before making this purchase. Sales Extraordinaire Ltd will also be making a donation to this charity from every sale of this piece. To help us give more please purchase this watch via bank transfer and all saved fees will be added to our contribution in making this donation.

 

* All Czapek pieces are made to order. They can take up to 3-6 weeks for delivery.

**Sales Extraordinaire Ltd are an authorised retailer for Czapek Geneve.

***Please email: info@salesextraordinaire.co.uk for all urgent requests and if there is a specific number you are after.

 

CZAPEK & CIE QUAI DES BERGUES HRH series

SKU: 00190
£16,000.00Price