Parmigiani Kalpa Chronor

Parmigiani impressed people with Kalpa Chronor to showcase the new generation of Kalpa watches-equipped with the world’s first pure gold automatic winding integrated double-trailing chronograph movement. The barrel-shaped watch is water-resistant to 30 meters and is hand-polished in 18K rose gold. The watch measures 48.2 x 40.4 mm and incorporates an extraordinary movement developed and manufactured entirely in-house. The PF365, a movement certified by the Observatory, was developed over six years and can oscillate at a high frequency of 36,000 vibrations / hour (5 Hz), thus achieving a reading accuracy of one tenth of a second. The Haute Horlogerie movement has a power reserve of approximately 65 hours, is equipped with a column wheel and a vertical clutch device, and provides precise metering accuracy and user comfort. The material is malleable and the processing is very complicated, which further highlights the rare quality and expertise in design, piercing and decoration. In addition, this movement is equipped with a variable inertia balance wheel, which is fixed by a cross-type bridge, which improves stability and shock resistance. On the dial side, the PF365 movement provides hours, minutes, small seconds and countdown functions, and is equipped with a speedometer and date window. At the back, the barrel-shaped opening is large in size, and the top is matched with a sapphire crystal glass, giving a glimpse of the new shaped movement. The movement is wound with a 22K gold automatic top with barley grain motif. The 18K gold and black dual design dial is elegantly shot-blasted in the central part, and the flange part is decorated with hand-woven effect machine-engraved pattern details. The chronograph dial is enlarged and located slightly above the center point to provide higher readability. The round date window with a golden outline is located at 12 o’clock, and the disc and gold powder with white numbers are displayed below Decoration ‘1’. Triangular hands with luminous coating and hand-applied 18K rose gold faceted hour markers. The hour markers are also equipped with a luminous coating that matches the folding clasp on the Hermes black alligator strap. The timepiece is extraordinary in design, limited to 50 pieces.

Technical details
Product Number PFH187-1001400-HA1442

Movement
PF365, pure gold
Winding: automatic winding Observatory certification
Power reserve: 65 hours
High vibration frequency: 5 Hz-36,000 vibrations / hour
Size: 17½ ” ‘x14’ ”; 39.7×31.9 mm
Number of parts: 348
Decoration: 84 inner corners
Number of jewels: 32

Features
Hours, minutes, small seconds
Date, integrated double chronograph chronograph

Case
Shape: wine barrel shape
Size: 48.2×40.4 mm
Thickness: 14 mm
Material: 18K rose gold
Surface modification: polished
Water resistance: 30 meters
Case back: Sapphire crystal
Mirror: anti-glare sapphire crystal
dial
Base: 18K pure gold
Colour: Black
Surface modification: Shot peening in the center, snail-shaped chronograph dial
Time scale: 18K pure rose gold
Hands: triangular hands with luminous coating

Strap
Type: Crocodile skin
Brand: Hermes
Colour: Black

Clasp
Material: 18K rose gold
Type: Folding
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