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German Watch Co., Ltd. Porsche Design presents Chronograph 1 Utility Limited Edition

German Watch Co., Ltd.
Porsche Design presents the Chronograph 1 Utility Limited Edition From “military” to “utility” – the revival of the legendary chronograph ……
Deutsche Watch Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Meguro-ku, Tokyo,
Representative: Norimichi Kasai), an import agent specializing in German brand watches, is proud to introduce Porsche Design’s legendary wristwatch “Military Chronograph” to the latest technology. We are pleased to announce the sale of Chronograph 1 Utility Limited Edition, the latest product reinterpreted with technology.
-Porsche Design- has revived the legend after more than 40 years with the Chronograph 1 Utility Limited Edition. The new chronograph design draws heavily from Porsche Design’s iconic military chronographs of the 1970s. This chronograph was known for its high level of
reliability, exceptional comfort, legibility and legibility, and had achieved legendary status, especially among international air forces and navies. This new edition combines iconic tradition with
innovation, using cutting-edge technology and modern materials.
[Image 1:×1266.jpg] From Stainless Steel to Titanium Carbide
From stainless steel to titanium carbide
By using titanium carbide (TiC), the Chronograph 1 Utility Limited Edition sets new standards in terms of robustness and aesthetics. This innovative material, developed and patented by Porsche Design, makes the chronograph case even more scratch-resistant, extremely
lightweight and hypoallergenic compared to its steel predecessor. Masu.
[Image 2:×2700.jpg] This model is the first chronograph in the brand’s collection to use titanium carbide and is not associated with a specific sports car, underscoring Porsche Design’s position as a driver of innovation. Masu. The design of the new edition, especially the matte black dial, offers optimal readability as a homage to the military chronographs of the 1970s. This also applies to the use of historical fonts used for the three totalizing counters.
[Image 3:×1684.jpg] The new edition is equipped with the COSC-certified Porsche Design WERK01.240 chronograph caliber with flyback function, offering the same reliability as its predecessor in terms of precision,
functionality and quality. Masu. Like all Porsche Design timepieces, this chronograph’s uncompromising compliance with COSC specifications is ensured through a new cycle test carried out in the workshop, ensuring that it meets the highest quality standards.
[Video 2:] The chronograph’s flyback function allows quick starts, stops and resets with a single operation, and in combination with the titanium carbide case, this watch is ideal not only for racing but also for outdoor and winter sports. Become a time keeper. The BUND leather strap, which was once featured on the first generation military chronographs and provided excellent wearability while protecting the wrist in extreme temperatures, is also featured on the new Utility Edition.
[Image 4:×2384.jpg] The military version of its historic forerunner, the U.S. Air Force Squadron, featured a tiger head as its emblem on the dial. This model features an image of a screaming marmot, colloquially known as a Mankei in Pinzgau, Austria, located between 4 and 5 o’clock on the dial.
[Image 5:×842.jpg] The “Mankei” icon on the dial refers to Mankeiwirt, Ferdi Porsche’s new opening for car enthusiasts, the studio F.A. Porsche’s Growth in Zell am See. Located on the Glockner Alps mountain road, it highlights the collaboration between Porsche Design and F.A.T. International. Tradition Meets Innovation
Fusion of tradition and innovation
The Chronograph 1 Utility Limited Edition pays homage to its historical pioneers through several striking details.
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For example, the “TiC” logo is placed in a distinctive position on the dial between 1 and 2 o’clock, hinting at the use of titanium carbide, and the iconic “3H” symbol of military chronographs. It is a modern interpretation of.
[Image 7:×1266.jpg] The “3H” signifies the use of the hydrogen isotope tritium, which ensured excellent readability of the hands and numbers on the dial, even under extreme conditions and in the dark. The new edition uses Super-LumiNova, which glows in bright blue for optimal readability even in the dark. Additionally, two distinctive dots at 12 o’clock make it easy to orient the display even in the dark. Compared to Chronograph 1 – All Black, bolder seconds and numerals optimize legibility.
The eye-catching word “Utility” stands out above the day of the week and date display. The watch features the historic Porsche Design logo on the dial and crown.
[Image 8:×842.jpg] The black-coated caseback is laser engraved with the “Mankei” icon, the words “Chronograph 1 Utility Edition” and the limited edition number “XXX/250”.
The Ideal Companion
ideal companion
The Chronograph 1 Utility Limited Edition is a reliable companion for outdoor activities without sacrificing style and aesthetics.
[Image 9:×1266.jpg] This edition features a slate gray strap with a quick-change mechanism made of calfskin, which is also used in the interior of Porsche sports cars, and a strap showing the coordinates of the location of the F.A.T. ice race in Zell am See. A white textile strap with badge is included.
[Image 10:×1208.jpg] This strap allows you to comfortably wear it over a ski jacket, making it ideal for winter sports and racing activities.
The Porsche Design Chronograph 1 Utility Limited Edition will be available from May 15, 2024 at selected retailers.
Chronograph 1 Utility Limited Edition
Case material: titanium carbide
Surface treatment: glass bead blasting
Diameter: 42.7 mm Thickness: 15.5 mm
Crown: screw-in type
Glass: hard-coated sapphire crystal / scratch-proof /
7 layers of anti-reflective coating on both sides
Case back: titanium, black coated / glass bead blasted
Water resistance: 10 ATM water resistant
Dial Color: Matte black with white minute and hour markers
Display: Hours and minutes / Small seconds (9 o’clock position) / 30 minute counter (12 o’clock position) /
12-hour integration counter (6 o’clock position) / Date/day display (3 o’clock position)
Bracelet Slate gray strap made of calfskin from the interior of Porsche cars Black stitching, “BUND” protector
White textile strap with Ice Race 2024 badge
quick change system
Clasp Titanium folding clasp
Movement Caliber: Porsche Design WERK 01.240 COSC
Functions: Date and day of the week (German and English) display, German only Saturday and Sunday display is blue
Flyback chronograph (30 minutes, 12 hours total counter)
Rotor: Porsche Design Rotor
Diameter: 30.00 mm / Thickness: 7.90 mm
Power reserve: approximately 48 hours
Frequency: 28,800 A/h (4Hz)
Number of stones: 25
Limited production number 250 pieces
Product number 6041.
Price ¥2,530,000.- (tax excluded price ¥2,300,000.-)
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