Corum – Admiral Legend 42 Chronograph Replica Watches Essentials
Last week we introduced you to the new Admiral Legend 42 Automatic. Today it is Admiral Legend 42 Chronograph’s turn to be in the spotlight.
Admiral Legend 42 Chronograph features elegantly twelve brightly-coloured nautical flags. The dodecagonal case in steel or steel and rose gold conceals an automatic movement with hour, minute, small second, chronograph and date displays. This model benefits from a power reserve of 42 hours and is water-resistant to 30 metres. This manly watch is animated by a calibre CO 984 oscillating at 28,800 vibrations per hour.
The first major change is that the diameter: The brand new releases all measure 47mm wide and an impressive 18.8mm top. Smartly, though, the lugs are short and curved to enable a close fit to the wrist. Of the 18.8mm of elevation, 8mm of that is down to the sapphire crystal alone. This is apparently no mean feat: obtaining a perfect finish on a Sapphire part of the thickness, curvature, and essential consistency is real obstacle. Corum achieves this unusual effect by starting out with a block of crystal and squeezing it to some bubble-like shape, before polishing to absolute clarity.To get the most out of this feature, the designers of this Corum Bubble watches, chose to fit the timepieces with “Op-art” (optical-art) dials. These smart patterns provide the feeling of motion, in addition to shadow and depth. Although level, the dials have a degree of presence. There’ll be two Corum Bubble Op-Art watches available in a limited run of 350 pieces each: The Corum Bubble Drop watch has a brownish PVD-coated case plus a “ripple” effect dial; the Corum Bubble Sphere2 is coated in blue PVD and includes an “atom-inspired” pattern on the dial. Both watches use Super-LumiNova on the hands. The Op-art dials have been inspired by the work of Victor Vasarely, a French artist of Hungarian descent as well as the creator the Op-art movement. The magnifying sapphire crystal has such an affect on the flat dials that they seem to be aggressively domed themselves. With this arresting design leaping out of this watch, it is easier to understand this crazy contraption has so many lovers the world over. Both watches are fitted with straps topped with leather, with a buckle fitting their individual case finishes.
Coming with a blue or black dial, this model is moored using an alligator-leather strap with a triple-blade folding clasp.