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Chopard L.U.C Calibre: Quattro, Quattro Tourbillon, Tech Régulateur, Lunar One, Chrono One, Tourbillon Titan and Lunar Big Date

In 1996, Chopard set up a high technology manufacturer centre in Fleurier (Val-de-Travers), Switzerland. As the main objective of this opening was the development of Chopard’s own calibre, L.U.C. 1/19 was born carrying the wristwatch company’s founder’s name: Louis – Ulysse Chopard.

Buying mechanisms to wristwatch producing companies like Piaget or Jaeger LeCoultre was not as rentable as producing them, so the company organize a qualified group lead by Jean Frédéric Dufour.

The first L.U.C. was developed and Chopard’s history changed.

L.U.C. Quattro L.U.C. Calibre 1.98

L.U.C. Quattro: L.U.C. Calibre 1.98 with a power reserve of 216 hours, 9 days. It was presented in white, yellow and pink gold and also in platinum.

L.U.C. Quattro Tourbillon L.U.C. Calibre 1.02

L.U.C. Quattro Tourbillon: L.U.C. Calibre 1.02 featuring the regulateur tourbillon.

L.U.C. Tech Régulateur L.U.C. Calibre 4RT

L.U.C. Tech Régulateur: L.U.C. Calibre 4RT featuring a power reserve indicator, a second time zone of 24 hours placed at 9 o’clock and the day and night indicator.

L.U.C. Lunar One

L.U.C. Lunar One: L.U.C1. Calibre 85 QP incorporates the perpetual calendar, the moon phase and leap year indicators and also a second time zone function.

Ten years later from the first mechanism launching, in 2006, Chopard gave birth to the L.U.C. Chrono One incorporating the chronograph function according to high Swiss technology.

LUC Chrono One

Two years later, Chopard presented the L.U.C. Tourbillon Titan SL with hours, minutes and seconds hands. Its calibre: L.U.C. 4TSL with mechanical and manual tourbillon. COSC certificate. Power reserve: 216 hours.
L.U.C. Tourbillon Titan SL

Two more models were presented:

L.U.C. Tourbillon Tech Twist

The L.U.C. Tourbillon Tech Twist: L.U.C. Calibre 4TBST (Quattro Tourbillon Black Superlight Twist Silicium), the first Chopard movement that incorporated escape valve and a silence lever. Main Characteristics: Antimagnetic, 33 rubies, certified by COSC, 9 power reserve days, W.A.S dispositive (Winding Assistance System)

L.U.C. Lunar Big Date

L.U.C. Lunar Big Date is the last one of Chopard’s L.U.C. calibre models. Calibre: L.U.C 96 LD, with 33 rubies and a 65 power reserve.
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