After the presentation of the first L.U.C qualité Fleurier in the year 2005, the L.U.C Tech qualité Fleurier by 2009 and the L.U.C Tourbillon triple certification by 2011 with the new L.U.C Chopard introduces qualité Fleurier of the fourth model series, which was subjected to demanding quality assurance of qualité Fleurier Foundation.
Elegance outside, technical refinement inside: qualité Fleurier, Chopard L.U.C
The high-quality exterior of clock comes to the exceptional technical details in the Interior of the new precision timepieces. So Sun engraving of the satin-brushed dial in combination ensures good readability of the watch with the gold plated hands. The gold-plated indices in the form of delicate, calibrated bars are framed by two concentric rings. The Rosé gold case measures 39 mm. Its open floor releases the look on the calibre equipped with two coaxially mounted twin double barrels of Chopard L.U.C 96.09-L with a power reserve of approximately 65 hours. The new L.U.C qualité Fleurier is resistant to pressure up to 3 bar. Her stitched Brown alligator leather bracelet closes with a Rosé gold buckle. The exceptional timepiece is produced in an edition of only 300 pieces, which can be purchased by watch lovers for 15 090 euro.
The certificate qualité Fleurier maintain, must pass a watch three tests: first, the movement of the clock in a two-week test manufacture caliber in five different positions and at three different temperatures the Swiss supervisory authority for chronometer (COSC) is checked. His accuracy must to maximum 4 / + 6 seconds per day vary. Longevity and soundness of finished watches are then validated against a representative sample using the Chronofiable test. Here, the movements must pass tests not only where their aging under the influence of heat, cold and moisture will be examined. The effect is determined by magnetic fields, impact or blows, as well as by tensile and shear forces on elevator shaft and handle. This test takes a total of three weeks.
Force for 65 hours: L.U.C 96.09-L
Finally, the finished watches undergo a 24-hour function test on a system developed specially by the Foundation of qualité Fleurier, the Fleuritest machine. This simulates a real wearing situation over 24 hours as closely as possible. The daily rate deviation is measured with an optical system with a digital camera. She must be between 0 and + 5 seconds.
, The certificate issued by the same name Foundation “Qualité Fleurier” is a comprehensive and highly demanding guarantee of quality. As an independent testing Institute, founded in 2001, Foundation is supervised by a technical Committee and the Foundation Board. Your certificate is open to all watch manufacturers in the Switzerland and Europe.