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2015-06-16

VISCONTI Grand Cruise STEEL

By TLex Following in the footsteps of its deep diving siblings from the Scuba ABYSSUS 3000M collection, the new Grand Cruise from Visonti plants us firmly on the deck of a nautical vessel crossing the date line!

With an equally complex design that shares a number of the above’s components, and with a form that is every bit as rugged-looking despite a 2800M deficit that Visconti have duly compensated for with a stunning exhibition caseback, the Grand Cruise makes an interesting propositions as a non-diver.



Introducing the new Grand Cruise Steel Ref. W110-00-143-1411from Visconti; boasting a three-piece AISI 316L Stainless steel case with micro-shot blasted and satin-finished and polished details. Bronze is coming soon!

The approx. dimensions of which are as follows: a diameter of 45.mm with the overall dimensions at the crown 54.4mm; height 57.9mm and a thickness of 14.9mm.



Divers features include: four aluminum bronze lugs, satin-finished, a screwdown crown (at 2 o'clock), a unidirectional rotational timing-bezel, engraved with Cardinal points, a flat-convex (as apposed to domed) Sapphire crystal, a screwdown exhibition caseback-cover with a flat Sapphire crystal and a water-resistance to 20 ATM the equivalent of 200 meters.



Its dial is in blue, with ton sur ton stamping; nickel satin finish applied frame on large date and GMT. Luminescent markers and applied 12 o’clock marker; minutes scale with bars on rehaut.

The hands belong to an exclusive Visconti design: skeletonized hours and minutes luminescent coating; a flush central second hand and a skeletonized GMT hand.



The Grand Cruise is powered by an automatic Swiss Made VI-AC264-04, 25 jewels, MHVJ assortment, Glucydur balance, 28.800 A/h; adjusted to 4 positions, average rate 0 +15 sec./day; soignée finish, power reserve: approx. 42 hours. Dimensions: Ø 25.60 mm., thickness 5.10 mm.



Its functions include: hours, minutes, sweep seconds; second time zone hours and minutes at5 o'clock, day/night indicator at 8 o'clock; large date at 11 o'clock.



Finally this superb looking Florentine nautical watch comes on a water-resistant blue leather strap with an exclusive Visconti satin-finished AISI 316L Stainless steel clasp.

http://www.visconti.it/

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