L.U.C XP Urushi Spirit Of Shí Chen

L.U.C XP Urushi Spirit Of Shí Chen

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CHF 40'400
Immersed in Chinese cultural codes, the L.U.C XP Urushi Spirit of Shí Chen is the first L.U.C timepiece to display the traditional Chinese time or Shí Chen. The animals of the zodiac that symbolize the hours slowly rotate along on an Urushi lacquer disk featuring the symbol of prosperity and its god Lu Xing. This creative new complication is released in a limited series of just 88 timepieces. Its manufacture movement, the L.U.C 96.29-L, is protected by an 18-carat ethical rose gold case of an extraordinary finesse – symbolic and physical – at just 40 mm.

Case & Dial
Metal: 18-carat rose gold
Crown material: 18-carat rose gold
Case-back: see-through sapphire crystal
Water-resistance: 30 metres
Dial: in black and gold colors, hand-crafted in Japan according to the Urushi lacquer technique, with a decoration representing the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. Central design in the symbol of prosperity, hour markers and Arabic numerals in 18-carat rose gold

Strap & Buckle
Strap: black alligator leather strap (matt square plate) with hand sewn matching tones , lining: alligator brown
Buckle material: 18-carat rose gold
Buckle type: pin buckle

Indication(s): hours and minutes
Movement: L.U.C 96.29-L
Winding: self-winding mechanical movement
Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations per hour)
Power reserve: Power Reserve of approximately 65 hours, L.U.C Twin Technology (two stacked barrels)
Oscillating weight: 22-carat gold
Limited edition: 88
Jewels: 29