Thursday, April 6, 2017

Cuervo y Sobrinos Torpedo Pirata Crono Day Date

Secret beaches, buried treasures: Caribbean islands such as Cuba, Tortuga and Santo Domingo were once a favourite hunting ground for famous pirates. The new Torpedo Pirata Crono Day Date watch pays tribute to the adventurous and romantic spirit of the buccaneers. This is why within the bezel the sentence "Pirata de el Tiempo de la Vida" is engraved.

All the parts are clearly reminiscent of the brazenness of the great pirates: the case is in the shape of a cannon mouth while the lugs represent the bow of a ship plundering on the Caribbean Sea. The crown subtle design in the shape of the globe and the buckle recaptures the design of the lugs.
An important feature of this masterpiece is the modular case composed of rings uniquely tailored allowing to combine the various metals which create a watch with ongoing evolution. In fact, the stainless-steel material used in the current model, is the innovation compared to its predecessors made in bronze, the material preferred at the time of the great buccaneers of the 17th century.

The Torpedo Pirata Chrono Day Date houses an automatic movement, the black velvet effect of the chronograph’s dial combines a perfect balance of two counters: 12-hour scale and 30-minute counter. In addition to a central seconds’ counter, hours and minutes and also an independent second’s counter at 9 o’clock with printed Cuervo y Sobrinos blazon and day date window at 3 o'clock.

The sapphire crystal case-back on each model reveals the details of the automatic movement. The crystal case-back features a unique logo for this model; two “swords” surround the classic CyS logo, paying a tribute to the pirate world in which the watch was inspired.

Technical details
Model: Torpedo Pirata Chrono Day Date
Reference    3051.1NDD
   
Movement   
Automatic Valjoux 7750
Height: 7,90 mm
Diameter: 30 mm
25 jewels
Power reserve: 48 hours

Functions   
Hours, minutes and small seconds at 9 o'clock
Day-date at 3 o' clock
Chronograph: Central second chrono , 12 hours counter at 6 o'clock and 30 minutes counter at 12 o'clock
   
Modular case   
Stainless steel, titanium with black treatment
Sapphire crystal with antireflective coating on both sides
Water resistant to 3 atm
Diameter: 45 mm
Height 15.5 mm
Screwed see-through case back with a unique "Pirata" logo engraving   
Bezel: Stainless steel with laser engraving "Pirata de el Tiempo de la vida"
   
Dial   
Black velvet back ground, Arabic number, index PNP rhodium and luminous points
Day-date window at 3 o'clock
CyS Blazon Emblem printed at 9 o'clock
Hands: Hours, minutes and chrono counter hands rhodium satin finishing and luminous SLN C3
   
Strap   
Louisiana Alligator
Stainless steel pin buckle

Price   
Suggested retail price: 6'750 CHF

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