Only Watch 2017 – Chopard Superfast 8Hz, With Unique High-Beat Movement (And a Weekend at Monaco Historique GP with Legend Jacky Ickx)

By rolex
April 4, 2021
3 min read

While the Only Watch good cause closeout typically presents interesting pieces to raise assets to help research on Duchenne strong dystrophy, this year a few brands are going a couple of steps further by not just having remarkable watches but additionally offering, in the bundle, special experiences, (for example, Bell & Ross , Carl F. Bucherer and Blancpain ). This is additionally the situation for Chopard, who for Only Watch 2017, will introduce an exceptional high-beat watch in honor of amazing pilot Jacky Ickx (the Chopard Superfast 8Hz Power Control Porsche 919 Only Watch 2017) – and talking about Mr. Ickx, there’s something invaluable that you’ll have the option to offer on too…

For the event of Only Watch 2017, Chopard presents an exceptional watch, regarding plan, yet in addition on the mechanical side – which is consistently a lovely component. Outwardly, the watch takes as its base the strong and hustling oriented  Superfast Chrono made to commend the association with Porsche Racing , particularly the 919 Hybrid vehicles that race at the Le Mans. With a 45mm breadth, a huge and thick bezel dashed to the case with 8 screws, a titanium case brightened with lines reminiscent of hustling cars’ pedals and a finished dial with huge numerals for ideal readability, this very manly watch unquestionably befits the hustling topic to which it pays a tribute.

However, for once, there will be no chronograph complication. The Chopard Superfast 8Hz Power Control Porsche 919 Only Watch 2017 is a 3-hander with date and power save – which is, obviously formed like a fuel measure. For the Only Watch 2017 version, the Geneva-based production has picked a matte blue dial, with a coordinating emptied cowhide tie. On the dial is the mark of unbelievable pilot Jacky Ickx. Notwithstanding, the principle curiosity is to be found on the back, with a development produced for this uncommon version. Inside is the in-house developed Calibre 01.11-M. which as far as embellishment, utilizes similar style as the other Superfast developments, which means an openworked wavering weight and scaffolds that are worked out like the air vents of an elite motor. Yet, there’s more.

Indeed, the Chopard Superfast 8Hz Power Control Porsche 919 Only Watch 2017, as shown by its name, has a high-recurrence swaying organ, with a 57,600vph/8Hz recurrence, which enables more noteworthy exactness just as quicker running resumption in the event of stuns or aggravations that are regular in motorsports. This is accomplished using a specific silicon escapement. On account of this, it is also chronometer ensured by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute). The development offers a 60-hour power reserve.

A novel and precious experience: for its sixth interest to the Only Watch noble cause closeout, Chopard has chosen not exclusively to bring to the table an exceptional watch yet additionally a unique experience for the fruitful bidder. Indeed, Jacky Ickx himself took an interest in the plan of the Chopard Superfast 8HZ Power Control Porsche 919 Only Watch 2017, and a memorable week-end at the Monaco Historique GP 2018, within the sight of Jacky Ickx, is additionally included.

Specifications – Chopard Superfast 8HZ Power Control Porsche 919 Only Watch 2017

  • Case: 45mm breadth x 12.4mm thick – titanium grade 5 case – sapphire precious stone on the two sides – 100m water resistant
  • Movement: Calibre 01.11-M, in-house, COSC ensured – programmed – 8Hz recurrence – 60h power hold – time, power save and date
  • Strap: blue cowhide lash with titanium collapsing clasp
  • Unique Piece for Only Watch 2017
  • Reference: 168593-3002
  • Estimate: CHF 19,500