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Mar 16

Corum Admiral’s Cup Challenge 44 Split-Second

        A brand that traces its roots back to the 1955, Switzerland, Corum is a relatively young watch-making brand that earned a well-established place among the most prestigious members of the Haut Horology, due to its forward thinking and highly innovative approach to traditional watch making.

        Impressing through a fresh, youthful dynamism, the brand soon became known among the impassionate watch-connoisseurs worldwide for its exquisite timepieces that bear the brand’s logo, an upright key, which is now associated with the brand’s audacious creativity, immaculate quality and workmanship or, as the brand’s motto puts it: The key to perfect time. Nevertheless, in its rather short existence, Corum strived to provide immaculate timekeeping accuracy, for the brand, every new model has been just another exciting challenge and a mysterious quest towards perfection.

Corum Admiral’s Cup Challenge 44 Split-Second Picture


        An iconic watch line, launched in the 60s, Corum Admiral’s Cup collection was inspired by the thrilling world of the adventurous sailors, and through the years, it was continually enriched with superb new models, technically and aesthetically upgraded such as the new Admiral’s Cup Challenge 44 Split-Second. A remarkable timepiece, the new Corum Admiral’s Cup Challenge 44 Split-Second reunites high-tech materials which create a very interesting contrast- the gentle glow of the18-karat red gold of the, beautifully shines against the black vulcanized rubber and carbon surfaces.

        The timepiece features the brand’s iconic twelve-sided robust case, wonderfully sculpted in red gold, which measures 44 mm in diameter. The case demonstrates a vulcanized rubber guard that ensures the protection of the screw-lock crown personalized with the brand’s logo. The timepiece also features a carbon bezel that pays tribute to the advanced technology used building boats. The timepiece features a black lacquered dial fitted with the brand’s signature 12 nautical pennants around the flange (12 numerals of the International maritime Code of Signals) as hour indices, and for perfect time legibility, they have been treated with luminescent substances as well as the watch’s hands. The sophisticated dial displays three chronograph counters, the minute’s chronograph counter, located at 3 o’clock position, the hours counter, located at 6 o’clock, and the small seconds displayed at 9 o’clock. The timepiece also features a red lacquered split-second hand that confers a touché of color to the dial.

        The remarkable Admiral’s Cup Challenge 44 Split-Second is animated by the COSC-chronometer certified CO-986 chronograph movement which oscillates at a frequency of 28,800 beats per minute conferring the advantage of a 42-hours power reserve.

        Moreover, the timepiece is secured to the wrist with a stylish, hand sewn crocodile leather strap and it is available for an approximate price tag of $25,000.00.

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