Sunday, April 12, 2015

Cyrus Klepcys Conquest (18K Red Gold, Diamond Set, "Pièce unique")

Developed in collaboration with Jean-François Mojon, the Cyrus KLEPCYS is a very exclusive timepiece with patented and very innovative functions. This timepiece has 3 dimensional functions that have never been developed before, in addition to a shape that perfectly suits to the wrist. It is equipped with a manufacture automatic movement and offers a unique display of the time on a movable axis, with a retrograde hour function, day/night indication, large date calendar with retrograde rotating three-dimensional tens, and spherical moon with moon phase indication by gradual rise of a patch.

In 2013, Cyrus launched a diamond set version: the KLEPCYS CONQUEST. Set with 84 baguette diamonds (5.78 carats), invisible setting, DEF colour, IF quality, the KLEPCYS CONQUEST required almost 20 carats of diamonds before cut. The 84 baguette diamonds come all from the same stone. All the diamonds also share the same story, which makes this timepiece even more exceptional and unique.
Technical details
Movement
CYR598 automatic, 4Hz, 28,800vph
Power reserve: 40 hours
Number of components: 390
Number of rubies: 40
Lift angle: 52°

Case
18K red gold
Diameter: 48mm (including crowns)
Worldwide registered design, perfectly suiting to the wrist
18K red gold CYRUS screws on the bezel
175 grams of gold
Waterproof: 30 metres

Time Function
Three-dimensional retrograde display mechanism
Reading of hours, minutes and seconds on a movable axis with a day/night indication
Precise guidance of the retrograde height of the hour hand with a ruby bearing
Worldwide Patent

Calendar
Large date, retrograde three-dimensional tens, pivoting
From 31 to 1: tens pivoting on themselves without retrograde!
Precise guidance of the height of the tens hand with a ruby bearing

Phases of the moon
Three-dimensional moon (6mm diameter)
Progressive rising of the patch to indicate the various moon phases
Indication accuracy: error of one day every one hundred and twenty-five years

Oscillating mass
Customised décor on the mass
Ceramic ball bearings without lubrication

Crowns
Crown position at 9 o'clock: time setting in the 2 directions
Crown position at 3 o'clock: date setting (press)
Full winding: 30 turns of the winding stem

Caseback
18K red gold CYRUS antique coin (medallion) :Identical copy of the original, over 2,500-year-old coin, produced under the reign of CYRUS.
The original coin (representing a lion and a bull) is the property of the  CYRUS brand
Text directed to the owner of KLEPCYS:"Share the values of CYRUS THE GREAT, the powerful conqueror, considered as the precursor of human rights. His spirit of conquest is still living in this timepiece. Be part of it."

Other details
Inertial balance for greater adjustment stability
Springs sized using FEM (Finite Element Method)
Sprockets with optimised teeth (reduced play)
Maximum use of stainless steel for better corrosion resistance
CYRUS-specific hardware

Bracelet
Crocodile, sewn by hand, brown, tone on tone stitching
Clasp: 18K red gold folding clasp ; Design inspired by the shape of the case

Presentation case
Designed by CYRUS design workshops
Contents: moon phase regulator, spare black crocodile strap, warranty card

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