Benzinger CHOPTANK

Special Edition

Handmade in collaboration with Jochen Benzinger in Pforzheim, Germany. The CHOPTANK's bold tonneau-shape is celebrated with a special-edition sterling silver dial. Rose-engine guilloché & frosted heat-treatment are the product of highest-grade artisanal watchmaking. Powered by Hartwig Balke's remastered 7751 full-calendar automatic chronograph. Currently made-to-order with blued-steel cathedral hands.

Case stainless steel tonneau-shaped, 44 x 40mm , height 13.4mm, satin-finish midsection & high-polish bezel, day-correcting pusher, scratch-resistant anti-reflex coated sapphire crystal, screw-down exhibition back, water resistant to 50 meters. 20mm lug width.

Dial sterling silver handmade guilloche made in collaboration with Jochen Benzinger using a vintage rose engine. Features include: day and month window in minute-counter sub-dial, moon phase window in hour-counter sub-dial, 18k rose gold spade-shaped hands or blued steel cathedral-style

Movement Caliber 7751 25 Jewel Automatic Chronograph, regulated to 5 positions, chronometer-grade accuracy, high-grade decor

Functions Hours, minutes, small seconds, central chronograph seconds, central date hand, day of the week at 12:00 (left side), month at 12:00 (right side), 30 minutes chronograph counter at 12:00, 12 hours chronograph counter at 6:00, moonphase indicator at 6:00, 24 hour time at 9:00 , start/stop at 2:00 , reset at 4:00

The Choptank E250 drew inspiration from the Chesapeake Region's industrial heritage and style. The beacons shining light on the Choptank River stand today as sentinels of maritime history & industrial innovation in the Chesapeake region. Having guided schooners, skipjacks, and steamboats through shallow waters at night during the industrial boom. Reproduced years later to serve as a visual icon of local revitalization. Our watchmakers wanted to translate the material legacy of these beacons into a horological form with the CHOPTANK timepiece - bringing the legacy of American industrial pastime & present to the wrist.

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$ 6,995.00 USD
$ 6,995.00 USD
Benzinger CHOPTANK

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