Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The ARCEAU Chrono Titane

From Hermes -

Courtesy of Hermes
The case measures 41 mm in diameter and is of bead-blasted Titanium (grade 2).  The dial is described as "Galvanic" black, with white Arabic numbers.  The movement is self-winding (mechanical) and is Swiss made. 
Courtesy of Hermes

Hours, minutes, seconds and date.  The chronograph functions include the running seconds at 3 o'clock, a 30 minute counter at 9 o'clock and a 12 hour counter at 6 o'clock.  

The strap can be had in either Natural Barenia calfskin, or black embossed Barenia calfskin.

Based on the original design (1978) of Henri d’Origny, Hermes has an exciting SIHH preview with this one.

Here are the pertinents -



Designer: Henri d’Origny (1978)
Size: Very Large Model (TGM)
Round, 41 mm diameter, 21 mm lug width Beadblasted grade 2 titanium case (Ti 99%) Sapphire crystal with anti-glare treatment Water-resistant to 3 bar


Galvanic black, White transferred Arabic numerals and minute circle, rhodium-plated and red hands


Mechanical self-winding, Swiss made 28 mm diameter (12 1⁄2’’’)
6.1 mm thick
42-hour power reserve
37 jewels
28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz)

Hours, minutes, chronograph, small seconds at 3 o’clock,
date between 4 and 5 o’clock, 30-minute counter at 9 o’clock, 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock, central 60-second chronograph hand

Natural Barenia calfskin
Black embossed Barenia calfskin

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