Swiss watch brand RAYMOND WEIL pays its respects to a legend with a tribute to the fabled Les Paul Gibson guitar. Elegant, with a touch of rebellion, the freelancer is inspired by the “Gibson Les Paul” model and embodies its free spirit, rock attitude and unparalleled power of music.
RAYMOND WEIL celebrates the most legendary of all electric guitar manufacturers – GIBSON – and the pioneer of modern music – Lester William Polsfuss, known as Les Paul – by honoring the guitar that has inspired and served the best artists of all time. From Jimmy Page to Keith Richards and Jimi Hendrix to Eric Clapton, brilliant musicians have turned to this instrument to make Rock ‘n’ Roll history.
Model: FREELANCER 7740 STC LPAUL
Chronograph - RW5010
Power-Reserve 46 hours
Watch Central hours and minutes, small seconds hand at 9 o’clock
Date windows between 4 and 5 o’clock
Date adjustment using push-button at 10 o’clock
Chronograph Start, stop and restart using push-button at 2 o’clock
Reset using push-button at 4 o’clock
Central chronograph hand
30 minutes counter at 3 o’clock
12 hours counter at 6 o’clock
Round – Polished stainless steel
Bezel Polished stainless steel, with black PVD coating and tachometer ring
Crown Polished steel – screwed-down and fluted with RW monogram
Crystal Sapphire crystal with dual-sided antiglare treatment
Case back Screwed-down, with sapphire crystal with Gibson® logo
Water resistance 10 ATM
Black, with Gibson® and Les Paul logos and luminescent indexes – encircled by 6 grooves evoking the strings of the guitar
Hours / Minutes Steel type barrel shape, enhanced with luminescent material,
Second Steel type baton shape
Brown open work genuine calf leather strap, RW folding clasp with double push-security system
About Gibson Brands
Gibson Brands, the fastest-growing company in the music and sound industries, was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. Gibson Brands is a global leader in musical instruments, consumer electronics, and professional audio, and is dedicated to bringing the finest experiences to consumers by offering exceptional products with world-recognized brands.
Gibson Brands has a portfolio of over 100 notable brand names starting with the #1 guitar brand, Gibson. Other instrument brands include Epiphone, Dobro, Valley Arts, Kramer, Steinberger, Tobias, Slingerland, Maestro, Baldwin, Hamilton, Chickering and Wurlitzer. In professional audio, KRK Systems, TASCAM, Cerwin-Vega, Stanton, and Cakewalk also continue Gibson’s tradition of quality in their respective markets. Consumer electronics brands include Onkyo, Integra, TEAC, and Esoteric.
Gibson Brands recently expanded its reach into consumer markets with the acquisition of Philips' Home Entertainment based in Hong Kong - a company that invented the cassette tape, the CD format, the DVD format and the MP3 format. Under the Philips and Fidelio brand names, Gibson Brands continue to represent the ideal combination of innovation, tradition and a dedication to improving design while maintaining the highest level of craftsmanship. A global company, Gibson Brands has manufacturing, marketing and research and development centers throughout the world. All Gibson Brands are dedicated to innovation, prestige and improving the quality of life and music for its customers. Its goal is to provide the most exceptional customer audio products and experiences in the world.
About Lester William Polsfuss, alias Les Paul
American virtuoso guitarist, innovative musician, composer, instrument maker and above all brilliant inventor, was the pioneer of solid bodied electric guitars. An innovation launched in 1952 in the shape of the “Gibson Les Paul” guitar, bringing life to Rock ‘n’ Roll sound.