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The Kitzbühel Alpine Rally has been quickening the heartbeats of classic car enthusiasts for 30 years. With its unique combination of adventure, mechanics and motorsports, along with a splash of style and savoir vivre, this top-class automotive event also inspired this year's watch edition. Main sponsor and watch partner Chronoswiss has developed something quite special for this anniversary year: the exclusive Regulator Rallye Limited Edition 30, of which there will only be 30 specimens worldwide.

The sporty design in the characteristic style of Chronoswiss, the high quality of the finishing and the hand-painted limited edition number on the dial make this timepiece a sought-after collector's item. This exclusive special edition really hits the mark with its dynamic color combination. Signal red highlights on the dial and strap give off a rally vibe on the wrist. At night, the watch, which is water-resistant down to 100 m, reflects accents off the hands and dial thanks to Super-LumiNova.

Like all watches from the Swiss manufacturer, this special edition is also made according to the highest quality standards and crafted by hand in Lucerne by highly experienced watchmakers. As a pioneer of the mechanical Renaissance, Chronoswiss is one of the few brands that always only uses mechanical movements for its exquisite timepieces. Each Chronoswiss embodies a special exclusivity due to the clear number of pieces available.

This independent watch brand has been active in motorsports many times before: as the title sponsor of the Chronoswiss Classics or in the development of such spectacular watch models as the Wristmaster, a dashboard clock set for Spyker, or the Tachoscope for Audi's 100th anniversary.

 

Technical Data –

Model                           Regulator Rallye Limited Edition 30 (30 watches worldwide)

Reference                     CH-8733-BKSIRE-Kitzbühel Stainless steel, dial galvanic black

Displays                        Regulator dial with central minutes and small seconds, date window at 3:00

Case                          Solid stainless steel case, satin finish and polished, bezel with non-reflecting sapphire crystal, screw-down  case back with satin finish and sapphire crystal with print of the Kitzbühel Alpine Rally logo, onion crown, water resistance up to 3 bar, strap holders screwed down with patented Autobloc system

Dimensions                   Ø 41 mm, height 10.45 mm
 
Movement                     Chronoswiss Caliber C. 292, automatic

Diameter                       30 mm (approx. 13’’’)

Height                          6.35 mm

Jewels                          30

Balance                        Glucydur, three-arm

Balance spring              Anachronous

Fine adjustment            Via eccentric

Shock protection           Incabloc

Stroke rate                   4 Hz., 28,800 A/h (oscillations)

Power reserve               Approx. 38 hours

Finish                        Rhodium-plated and engraved rotor with Geneva Stripes, ball bearing mounted; circular-grained plate and bridges; polished lever, escape wheel and screws

Dial                             Matt centre in galvanic black, circular-grained rings in galvanic silver, guilloched totalisers

Watch hands                Feuille shape; curved, rhodium-plated and diamond cut, Super-LumiNova inlays

Strap                           Calfskin, perforated, with red leather lining and corresponding seam 

 

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