Mythical dragons on the eve of New Year 2012 began to decorate the dials of many models from different manufacturers. In the year of the Dragon, this topic is particularly relevant. Do not lag behind their peers and the Swiss watch company Cornelius & Cie, released a unique watch Dragon Gate Legend.
Watch fascinated excellent artistic engraving, which carried the famous master engraver Kees Engelbarts, Dutch-born co-founder Cornelius & Cie.
Watch case diameter 49 mm made of red gold, and provides a 30-meter water resistance. On the front of the body being protected flat sapphire crystal, serving also as a transparent back cover.
To partially openworked dial skillfully encrusted carp turning into a dragon. As the ancient Chinese legend, a carp saw mountain and decided to climb up on it. He swam against the tide, overcame the rapids waterfalls and finally, on top of the mountain discovered the “dragon’s gate,” after passing through which the carp has turned into a dragon. Myth confirms a well-established tenet for Homo sapiens – only overcome all difficulties and obstacles, we can achieve success in life.
Hours are based on a mechanical mechanism A. Schild 690 with manual winding. Released in 1935, the mechanism is finished and openworked encrusted hand. The unique size, collected at 17 stones, has an 8-day power reserve and the balance frequency 18,000 vph.
Large stock of progress achieved by powerful springs, installed in a single Clock work drum, because of the large form is on the case between 4 and 5 hour bump is formed. The mechanism of enhanced shutdown system of the crown winding mechanism by means of a button, located at 2 hours, and leaf-proof system of balance.
Watch Dragon Gate Legend available on alligator strap in black with a gold buckle.