Chopard L.U.C Full Strike Minute Repeater: A sound history of striking mechanisms

Chopard L.U.C Full Strike, the brand’s first in-house minute repeater. In November 2017, the L.U.C Full Strike won awarded the “Aiguille d’Or” at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). In other words, it was voted the best overall watch among all the categories of the GPHG. Photo: © TANG Portfolio/TimeWerke.

In late 2016, Chopard launched their L.U.C Full Strike to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Chopard Manufacture (1996 to 2016).

One innovative feature of the L.U.C Full Strike is the use of the sapphire crystal as the gongs to enhance the audibility of the strikes.


Source: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube

Viewing and listening to Chopard’s L.U.C Full Strike is truly an experience and that is one reason why we created the video above – to share this experience.

The Calibre L.U.C 08.01-L required six years of development time and it is the brand’s first minute repeater made in-house. Photo: © TANG Portfolio/TimeWerke.

 

 

 

 

In late 2017, Chopard was duly rewarded with this amazing horological wonder when the brand was awarded the “Aiguille d’Or” at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). The award is regarded as the best overall watch among all categories at the GPHG.

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