The Chronofighter Vintage Collection made its presentation in 2016. With this classy facelift, the brand’s unique trigger chronograph has been refined, and the case downsized to 44mm, giving it a generally stifled look (we said relatively… It is as yet an intense watch). It includes an upgraded start stop trigger, with a knurled onion crown and a mushroom molded reset pusher. Graham have now added another model to this assortment, further improving its vintage ‘style’ with an alluring specialist’s watch, delivered in two steel restricted releases of 250 pieces each, the Graham Chronofighter Vintage Pulsometer Ltd.
The Chronofighter Vintage Pulsometer Ltd is accessible either with a silver or dark dial with a sun-brushed completion, which makes unpretentious reflections. The dial design is exquisite and clean. It is even with the day-date sign at 9 o’clock giving a contradiction to the little seconds – yet things stay clean, without the presence of the moment or the hour counter, essentially in light of the fact that the center given to this watch is very different, as made to quantify pulsations.
The chronograph signs are consequently restricted to a focal seconds hand, with a thin red steer for the pulsometer result outlining the dial (aligned for 30 pulses), which is, truth be told, all that anyone could need thinking about the employment of this watch. That idea may be upsetting for a few, who will think this watch comes up short on some sign, nonetheless, for once, we can’t complain that a brand pushed the thought a couple of steps further. Likewise, this makes the dial clean and, by and by, I discover it very wonderful. The brilliant hour markers are covered with Superluminova and combined with coordinating hands for improved clarity. The little seconds subdial is snailed. What’s more, underneath the day and date windows, the restricted release number is imprinted on the dial, which is a unique touch.
With its 44 mm distance across, the profoundly cleaned steel case wears truly well gratitude to its tightened hauls. The restrained, more controlled look of the ‘Vintage’ Chronofighter is an extraordinary fit with the extra retro vibe of the pulsometer. It includes a somewhat domed sapphire gem and sapphire case back. It is 100 m water resistant.
The Chronofighter Vintage Pulsometer Ltd is fueled by the programmed type G1718. Glancing through the display case back at its design and cam/switch system, one will handily spot it depends on the solid Valjoux 7750 workhorse. The development works at 28’800 vibrations each hour with a two-day power save. It is pleasantly gotten done with straight Geneva stripes and perlage. A delicate calf calfskin lash got by a pin clasp sets the last touch.
Overall the Chronofighter Vintage Puslometer Ltd is, without question, perhaps the most lovely forms of the mark Graham chronograph. The manner in which they have figured out how to match the striking character of the model with vintage motivation into a refined look will really be valued – and not just by the brand’s enthusiasts. For more data, if it’s not too much trouble, visit www.graham1695.com .
Technical Specifications –Graham Chronofighter Vintage Pulsometer Ltd
- Case: 44 mm – steel case – domed sapphire precious stone withanti-reflectivee covering – sapphire case back – water impervious to 100m
- Movement: Caliber G1718 (adjusted Valjoux 7750) – mechanical with automatic winding – 48h power hold – 28,800 vibrations/h – 25 gems – hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph, day and date
- Strap: hand-sewn calf calfskin lash with steel pin buckle
- Reference: 2CVCS.S01A (silver dial) ; 2CVCS.B20A (dark dial) ;
- Retail price : CHF 4,450
- Limited edition of 250 pieces for each colour