The name Czapek returned on the facade of the scene in 2015, with the dispatch of the Quai des Bergues ( Read our anecdote about the re-birth of Patek ex-accomplice here ). The watch has been very generally welcomed and was even granted with the Public Prize at Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2016 . This trendy 42.5mm watch has been offered in various forms and Czapek presently divulges a limited edition of 10 pieces in the noblest of metals, platinum and with an engraved case, just as more modest 38.5mm edition.
The Quai des Bergues N°35 adheres to the most customary codes of the assortment and highlights a great feu lacquer dial with stretched Roman numerals, secret mark at 7 o’clock and “fleur de lys” blued hands. It is fueled by the restrictive development SXH1, created with Chronode. This manual breeze type runs at 21,600 vib/hours and shows hours, minutes, little seconds and the force save – a development that makes the watch runs for 168 hours (7 days).
The Quai des Bergues case has been customized for this limited edition in platinum. The crown monitor is hand engraved with acanthus leaves – a tactful yet particular element that shows a pleasant finishing.
As huge watch weakness is by all accounts setting in, more modest breadths are coming in plenitude recently – to our incredible fulfillment. Not to be outshone, Czapek & Cie presently delivers another form of the Quai des Bergues estimated down to 38.5mm, offering a proportionate, dressier alternative for more modest wrist or basically in the event that you are worn out on huge confronted watches. The look stays recognizable however the general equilibrium is marginally changed as the watch is as yet worked around the SXH1 caliber.
The see through the sapphire case-back is lovely and uncovers that the case has without a doubt be contracted down to the littlest conceivable size around the movement. For more data, visit www.czapek.com
- Quai des Bergues N 35 with 42.5mm case in platinum – 41’500 CHF
- Quai des Bergues N 33s with 38.5mm pink gold case – 23’500 CHF