Baselworld 2013: Cuervo y Sobrinos opts for flat classic

Elegance with a touch of easy Cuban: Historiador flame Abdullah

The company’s own history is a central source for the creation of new models for Cuervo y Sobrinos. The Swiss brand – the brand’s roots lie in the Havana of the late 19th century – is the Latin American soul in their archives an inexhaustible source of inspiration, which reinterpreted with lots of personality. One of the novelties presented at this year’s BASELWORLD, is also based on a model from the old collections: Historiador flame Abdullah, on a extra flat watch is based, the Cuervo y Sobrinos had created in the 1950s and then is like today an indicator for stylish tastes and extreme elegance. The name of the model draws on the special processing of the dial, a precious, exclusive decoration with flame effect (“Flame Ante” is translated “Flaming”). In the perfectly proportioned Rosé gold case an elegant Klassikermit works one of the flat hand-wound movement ETA 7001, with a thickness of just 2.5 mm. Therefore, Historiador flame Abdullah measures just 6.2 millimeters height with a diameter of 40 millimetres. Through the sapphire glass you can see the careful processing of the plant: the circuit board decorated with Geneva stripes, the wheel train bridge with anthracite finish, the blued steel screws. A Louisiana alligator strap completes the look.

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